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Write Inn

211 N Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Write Inn is a very charming, old hotel in Chicago's west suburbs. Oak Park is the birthplace of Hemingway and Frank Lloyd Wright. The Hemingway Museum is across the street from the hotel and his home is down the street. Wright's designs are all around the hotel. Unity Temple is currently completely covered for restoration. You can get a... More 

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Green Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Good bed, huge European style room, double head shower + huge tub, short walk to train (Took green line to downtown) enjoyed community, free parking, GREAT VALUE thru online discount, helpful staff, will return😃

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We have stayed at the Write Inn at least 15 times in the last 9 years. Our recent visit in May of 2015 was of great disappointment. We paid over $200 a night for a room that does not have cable TV and offers a flakey Wifi system. I was not able to watch any of the NBA conference finals... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice little hotel, conveniently close to the green line that gets you into downtown Chicago. Its an older building, so the rooms are smaller and dated but are clean and the staff was great. Close to a nice little downtown area in Oak Park as well, but we mostly went into Chicago and back.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The hotel and neighborhood was beautiful, very clean and we always felt safe walking around town. The hotel staff Iris, was friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. We had a hundred questions and she answered all of them. Staying on a holiday weekend while the Dead was in town we expected to pay a higher price. Parking is free... More 

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Wilson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stayed at The Write Inn during a busy July 4th holiday week and we really enjoyed our stay. We were driving and needed an affordable hotel near Chicago as we were attending multiple events. Having parking as an included amenity was a huge plus and we had easy access to a green line station. The area is lovely and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I had a very short stay here when I couldn't find accommodation downtown. My "Plan B" was to find somewhere near the train line. Staff were good and it was close enough to the train line that I could walk there from the train line. Only 1 poley lift at the rear of the building but room amenities were all... More 

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florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A very quaint little hotel! I wanted to write that I loved it in a shabby kind of way! And I did when we first got there. This building has the oldest elevator in oak park...an old phone closet etc., like going back in time really. The room in which we stayed was comfortable enough , until the temperature turned... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

It is an old Hotel with a lot of character. It is located in a beautiful area, half a block away from Hemingway's birth place and right across from the Hemingway's Museum. Walking distance from many restaurants and shops, coffee shops and 2 blocks away from the subway station. It is only a 20 minutes subway ride to downtown Chicago,... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My friends and I managed to take the Trains from O'Hare International Airport, to Oak Park, and walk to the Hotel. It was a great location in the Hemingway District. It was a very good place to stay, with very helpful staff. We had a few issues with the Air Conditioning not being very cold, and the WiFi was almost... More 

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