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Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   720 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60610
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I had a one night stay in Chicago. I booked the Howard Johnson specifically for the location, which by the way, is perfect. I knew the hotel would be on the crummy side, but it was pretty bad. I felt sorry for the manager as we checked in. He was very nice and was accommodating, but he... More

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Oakland, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am willing to put up with cheap hotels if they can keep a standard of cleanliness. This place is so far gone that I am speechless. I checked into a room that hit me with a wave of a horrible smell. I sat down and got sick from the smell. The room was a run down, cramped room on... More

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Tipton, Missouri
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178 reviews 178 reviews
35 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in this old hotel in downtown Chicago before and have enjoyed each and every stay. It is small, old and a bit run down. However, clean with great service and FREE downtown parking it has served our needs. We discovered on this trip that this icon will be torn down beginning in the fall-2014 to make way... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
16 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While definitely not the fanciest motel available in downtown Chicago, the HoJo is a decent motel with a nice vintage feel. The front desk staff were very gracious, allowing my wife and I to not only park in the lot when we showed up just after 11am on the fourth of July but giving us early check also which was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed her with our friends. The location of this hotel is great. We were able to park our car for free and didn't move it until we went home. The hotel itself is pretty run down. The elevator was a little scary going up with 4 people and luggage. The hallways smelled so bad. the... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a no frills place, but room was clean and very quiet. Restaurant on site that always seemed busy. Closes at 5PM though. Great job by staff cleaning room daily. Workers at front desk were friendly and helpful. On site free parking is a plus too. Very close to Brown and Red line trains. Bus stop a block away... More

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No frills here but excellent if you are looking to spends your days and nights out exploring the city. Locates within walking distance of the brown and red line trains, the beach, Magnificent Mile, and several bus lines.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I first saw the reviews, I was a little scared to stay. But I don't stay based off others peoples opinions. Plus, they had a great deal in prices.! Although it's a little older, I didn't come to a five star hotel. The parking is limited but I got my spot and I didn't move. We weren't in the... More

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Address: 720 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60610
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago 2*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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