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Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago

720 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60610
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Ranked #120 of 174 Hotels in Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Worth Il
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

awesome friendly great service gave me a quick early check in with no hassle wow super clean and alot of bath towels ....great place for the money and a walk to house of blues for ted nugent ....will be back keep up the great people friendly service !!!! awesome clean !!!

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Palos Hills
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19 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

When you think about booking a downtown Chicago hotel, you immediately think about somewhat of a high rise location. Not so with this hotel. From the time you drive up and through the entranceway to the parking lot you start to wonder, "did I make the right decision?" Then, once you get registered, you find out you did not. This... More 

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Brandon, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We booked this location because it was close to the main part of downtown (within walking distance of many things we were going to see) and the fact they were quite a bit cheaper than many of the other downtown hotels. I guess we got what we paid for... We had a room towards the back of the hotel that... More 

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The Netherlands
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21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I don't know how much I really paid for the motel: I booked a package deal (flight+accommodation) since the air fares from Europe to Chicago were incredibly high. But it must have been cheap because the all-in-one price with a direct flight from Amsterdam was lower than non-direct flight-only prices. The room was OK, not super clean, not downright dirty.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

The ONLY reason this gets a "2" is because we slept like babies in their beds....other than that, EW. We stayed in the rear building, third floor. The "non-smoking" room was somewhat of a joke. The waxy Renuzit air freshener didn't fool anyone, and the fact that we woke up sensing we slept in the middle of an ashtray was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

Well located and with free parking, we found the motel clean and comfortable for our stay while we were in Chicago for 2 days. The rooms were dated, but everything worked, although the TV choice in our room was very limited. The staff were helpful and friendly. There was also a nice little diner right next door for Breakfast. All... More 

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Brookings SD
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

This was an exceptionally pleasant stay at the Howard Johnson. I did like the location of the place but some parts of the hotel i did not like such as the rooms. The staff was friendly as well.

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annapolis, md
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

We got a recommendation from a Chicago friend that this place was a hidden gem. When we pulled in, we thought the gem part was buried deep beneath the asphalt, open air parking lot. Boy were we in for a surprise. We liked it so much we added another night's stay! So, when you drive in, it looks like nothing... More 

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Brisbane
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This hotel was the cheapest we could find in Chicago around the area we wanted to stay. It is fairly old, but our room was quite large and the location was good. We got a good, cheap, American style breakfast from the restaurant in the mornings.

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New York
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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I chose this hotel because it was pet-friendly and it offers free parking. The location is pretty good and the price is extremely reasonable for Chicago. In addition, the receptionist was very helpful and friendly whenever I phoned for information and also during our visit. All that said, when we arrived I couldn't believe how run down the hotel is.... More 

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Address: 720 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60610
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 71
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