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The Carleton of Oak Park

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1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My hotel room decor was a bit dated, but large and clean. It was nice to have a mini-kitchen. Customer service was good, but not spectacular. The green-line train is very close by as are many shops and restaurants. I would stay here again.

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
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53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an old historic hotel, but our room was just spacious enough and very comfortable. I find the older hotels have more charm than the shiny newer ones do. The shower was just the right pressure, and the beds were comfortable. Our room also had a small kitchenette, which came in handy for warming up our food. It's in... More 

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Barcelona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice location, pleasant walking streets, shops just downstairs. Relaxed vibe. Many cafes and restaurants to choose from. The rooms are fine but a bit on the dated side. Mine had a sitting room and kitchenette. Hotel service was good. Convenient to Loyola Medical Center.

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Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Elegant, well-maintained and friendly hotel with great character, perfectly located in one of America's most interesting cities. And the prices are very reasonable. Lots of eating options, two blocks from the El and Metra, and free parking, which any Oak Parker can tell you, is a true miracle.

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rented a suite on the corner of this beautiful structure for our stay in Chicago for the 4th of July weekend. Took the advice of my travel agent -- vs. staying downtown Chicago -- who found this wonderfully historic building in beautiful and pristine Oak Park (as in Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingway fame). The suite was perfect: master... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was comfortable and we had a small kitchenette with a microwave and fridge. The service was good and we even got our room very early which was nice. They are located about half a block from the Green Line Train which will take you right into downtown Chicago. The patio and restaurant were very busy in the evening... More 

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Rhode Island
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the convenience of the Motor Inn (as well as the price) very pleasing! It was nice with young children to be able to get straight to the room from the car without traversing hallways and elevators. While staying in the hotel was a bit quieter (we did a night in each), I wouldn't hesitate to stay in the... More 

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Trivoli, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always stay in the Hemingway Suite. We like it. Love the location and the hotel service. The restaurant has outdoor seating and a great breakfast. The hotel has two restaurants both are good. Very close to public transportation. The location sits in a very nice area.

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Washington DC
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is nice hotel in an older building with lots of charm. Far more fun than staying in a sterile cookie cutter Holiday Inn or Hilton or Marriott. The room was large and clean and well appointed. Strongly recommend and the price was very reasonable. Close to the subway also.

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CarletonGM, General Manager at The Carleton of Oak Park, responded to this review

Dear dcmark74, Thank you for staying with us and your recent review! We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope to be of service to you again! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's the best hotel in the region but it's kind of old looking with uneven corridor floors but waay better than anything in the region. Also check in is only at 3pm which for people arriving in the morning is not very good at all! But the food and location are wonderful! and the rooms are great too! Wifi is... More 

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