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738 W Schubert, Chicago, IL 60614 (Lincoln Park)
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China Doll

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

We were in Chicago to visit our son and daughter-in-law. Staying in the China Doll Guesthouse was an ideal location as they live a few blocks away. Having an apartment meant we could entertain them to dinner in our own place, with plenty of kitchen equipment supplied.The location meant we were near all transport for touring the city. The neighborhood... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

My wife and I traveled to Chicago for a week with our 15-month old daughter. We were so blessed to have found the China Doll House. We stayed in Original 2 and were thrilled with all the space. We wanted to have a separate bedroom for our daughter but did not expect to get an additional front living room as... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

We were a group of 7 people plus one dog (a Boxer) who stayed in the China Doll Original II in August 2011. This place had exceeded our expectations in every aspect. The location of the house was great. We were very close to Lincoln Park. A Pharmacy and grocery store were right around the corner. It is also close... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

We recently stayed at the China Doll Guest house in Lincoln Park. Upon a spur of the moment getaway, we had no luck at any downtown hotels and ended up here on a very last minute call with a cell phone that was nearly dead. It seemed like what was the hottest week of the year (temps reaching near 100+75%... More

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Redondo CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

Stayed at Country China Doll for two weeks. It is the best. Why would anyone stay in a hotel is beyond me. The location is awesome: near major chain stores and hundreds of independent business, clubs, restaurants, and shops, walk to the park, to the lake, to comedy clubs, to the L, to major bus lines. The street is beautiful... More

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Oakville, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

Stayed at the China Doll Guest house this past weekend and thought the place was just great. Upon arrival the place was clean and inviting, just like home - the beds were super comfortable. The location couldn't have been any better just up the road from fantastic restaurants and pubs, around the corner from the train station so getting into... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

We contacted by email China Doll House in Chicago a bit at the last minute, when we booked our trip from London to Chicago, without realising that Chicago is extremely busy at that time of the year. Samantha was extremely friendly and although all the houses were booked, she looked for an alternative solution for us. She offered a room... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

I recently stayed the weekend in the Original 2 with my husband, my parents, and our two dogs. There are three double beds, so my husband and i shared one and my parents each had their own bed. China Doll provided a kennel for my dogs. Everything was very smooth. I would recommend paying the extra $10 per day for... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Unique decor, super cozy and comfortable. Perfect if you want to visit the city with the comforts of being in your own home rather than a hotel. Fabulous location. China Doll was very easy to work with and a smooth transaction. This was my second visit and I will be sure to visit again in the near future. I highly... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011

This is a great property in a great location - you can walk to many great places. The lake is not far away. The property itself however is SAD. Terribly, terribly outdated. We stayed in the top floor 2 BR unit. For about $5,000 to $10,000 the owners could update this great property but they have not. For $330 or... More

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chinadollguesthouse, Owner at China Doll, responded to this review

We are sorry that your experience with China Doll was not as you expected. China Doll II has been decorated to retain a vintage look. While some guests appreciate the aesthetic, we are sorry that it did not satisfy your expectations. We hope that you will try one of China Doll's other locations, many of which have received recent upgrades... More

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Additional Information about China Doll

Address: 738 W Schubert, Chicago, IL 60614
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 51 Specialty lodging in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
China Doll offers three luxurious self-contained apartment suites with private entrances. Fantastic for families and vacationers. The Jacuzzi, steam room, entertainment center, fully equipped office, and gourmet kitchen are all yours. No shared facilities! In Chicago's historic Lincoln Park neighborhood. ... more   less 
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