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Old Chicago Inn

2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   3222 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 (Lakeview)
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Ranked #17 of 25 Chicago B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Villa Grove, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First off let me say that, David the inn keeper, is a gem to have running this place! He is a very special person to help with what ever you need! We chose this place to stay because you are so close to Wrigley Field to walk only about 5 or blocks, the neighborhood is very NICE! Never felt unsafe... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

It looks as if it was lost in time with the antiquity of the place. Location is close to Wrigley. Walls are paper thin. We could hear every word in the adjacent rooms. They need to insulate the walls. The room was dusty and had a cap to a needle sitting on the dresser. The floors squeak and wake you... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I hesitate to even post, but this hidden gem was so fantastic, I'd hate to have others miss it. Underneath the hotel is a door. If you are clued in, you'll have the 'password'. Knock, a porthole will open. Repeat the password and enter a tiny little bar where drinks are made using only spirits and techniques from speak easy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The Old Chicago Inn is decorated with period furniture; for instance, the breakfast room recreates a prohibition-era speakeasy. I've stayed at the Inn a few times and have noticed the rooms vary, with some being spacious with large windows and others cozier and more secluded. The staff works hard to help the guests feel comfortable. The neighborhood is vibrant and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Skip the Loop and Michigan Ave tourist traps - the best parts of Chicago are the neighborhoods. I surprised my girlfriend with a little getaway to the Old Chicago Inn and it was perfect. Booking was incredibly easy, David the innkeeper helped us out with an odd arrival time and made sure we were looked after. Our favorite part: Room... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the ambiance of The Old Chicago Inn. David the innkeeper and Luke the bartender made it an experience of Old Chicago. David made a delicious breakfast and Luke made wonderful drinks from the Prohibition period in Chicago at Room 13. The Speak Easy hospitality was fun and jazzman Vincent provided some great music on the piano. We'll be... More

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Novato, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I recently spent 2 nights at the Inn. It is a great place to stay and the location in Lakeview area is ideal. The Inn Keeper David is warm and very attentive. The rooms are very quiet and comfortable. I would stay here again. It felt like being at home!

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

It is a great place to stay. The innkeeper is an amazing guy. He has the charm of a southern gentleman. Whenever someone comes in I tell them to stay there because the neighborhood has energy all times of the year but if you want quiet you can retreat to the inn and sit around the fireplace or in the... More

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Midwest
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I had the opportunity to enjoy an evening at Room 13 (downstairs speakeasy) then stay at the Old Chicago Inn recently. One of my favorite parts of the whole experience was breakfast the next morning. David is such a great host, and it seems there are always other interesting guests from places around the world. Can't wait for my next... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

the breakfast turned out to be extremely simple, the room had no view at all, there were no bedside lights, the toilet pot stood loose on the pipe, the house and room was smelly, there was a lot of noise at night of people chatting laughing and shouting. This would have been acceptable, but at - max- half the price.

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Address: 3222 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lakeview
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Old Chicago Inn 2*
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
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