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1448 W. Pensacola Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613-1308
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Joy's Joy
Ranked #24 of 25 Chicago B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Taos, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

The house is in a nice neighborhood not too far north of Wrigley Field and next to a large cemetery that tends to limit traffic on the actual street. The bathroom is shared and it's no fault of the proprietor, but the other guests present when we stayed were in the bathroom for 1 to 2 hours each morning and... More

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North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2008

I was attending The Chicago Mosaic School and Joy's Joy is a perfect location in North Central Chicago. It's a 10 minute walk through a beautiful historic neighborhood; safe and tranquil. Joy's home is full of antiques and original woodwork. The bathroom is large and modernized as was the kitchen and everything felt clean and comfortable. There is a lovely... More

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United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2008

The neighborhood is very nice, quiet, and close to local attractions. The house is very nice. Joy was gone most of the time. Beds are extremely hard. Breakfast is continental style. You may get the feel that you are staying with your aunt while visiting and maybe not a B&B. If you like a relaxed and quiet atmosphere, then this... More

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2007

We were pleasantly surprised with Joy's Joy. While it is on a quiet sidestreet, it is right between Andersonville and Uptown. We really enjoyed the Andersonville strip. Joy has loaded her house with antiques, and she is more than happy to share the story behind any of the pieces. Breakfast was huge and we kept on turning down offers for... More

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Address: 1448 W. Pensacola Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613-1308
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
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Ranked #24 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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