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The Carleton of Oak Park

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Oak Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
blk47rs Appleton, Wisconsin
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Greenville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is a scam, they lure you in with gorgeous online photos, attached restaurants and a beautiful entrance/lobby but dont be fooled they will give you a musty dingy smell filled room in the main hotel or a sketchy tasteless room with paper thin walls in the attached motel. At least the rooms in the motel are exceptionally clean... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had many reservations about staying at this hotel having read many of the posts here on tripadvisor. I had no reason to be concerned. This is a lovely old property, well-maintained, clean and comfortable. Was only there one night, however everyone we dealt with was most pleasant and helpful. Arrived before noon, because we were going to a show that... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Loved this hotel but really needed a quick breakfast and none to be found. Yes, there is a place somewhat connected but they didn't feel open or welcoming at all. More of bar with seafood for the evening not a breakfast place. The hotel is beautiful, although the young man at the reception really might want to look up at... More

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CarletonHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Carleton of Oak Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, I'm glad you enjoyed our boutique hotel and property! Your kind words are appreciated and your suggestions will help us to better serve our guests. Just to clarify, there are two restaurants located within the hotel that offer food service. The restaurant associated with the hotel is Barclay's American Grille, which serves dinner only.... More

Oak Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A very nice hotel with good service and friendly staff. The hotel I located in a nice and quieted neighborhood close to the train to downtown Chicago. There is good opportunities to find nice resultant close by.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

great location one block away from train one block away from eateries and small shopping. Room is quaint has everything you need and is very clean.Bathroom is very small. We stayed in the motor lodge. I'd stay here again especially if the rate were reduced.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was our first visit to Chicago and although the location to the green train (Harlem station) was convenient, the 25 minutes ride was not ideal. We wished we had picked a hotel downtown and be able to get back at any time of the day. Hotel is antique and room was comfy. Unfortunately, we had a view on the... More

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In Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed at the motor lodge for 3 nights for a family vacation. It was an easy two block walk to the CTA green line station. We bought a three day CTA pass at the CVS on the corner and enjoyed hassle free train rides into downtown Chicago. The refrigerator and microwave came in handy for breakfast as I brought... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

First when I arrived I noticed there was no parking at the hotel itself.. I had to use one of their parking lots a block from the hotel. Not to nice when I have to have access to the car and have luggage. Second. I had a fair amount of luggage and had to figure where the hotel entry was... More

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

Thank you for your recent visit to the Carleton. I apologize for any inconvenience during your stay and your difficulty in finding parking. The Carleton provides free guest parking in our five parking lots. The lots are located within one block of the hotel, two of the lots are directly adjacent to the property. The Carleton is on the National... More

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Our stay was phenomenal!! They were flexible with our check out times because of the large wedding party that we had at the hotel. Everyone loved their rooms and the amenities. There was a lot time spent in the two restaurants in the hotel. The rooms were clean and well maintained. The new remodel really amplified the classic and charming... More

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Rockford, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed this last weekend for a wedding that was in Oak Park! Experienced a rude front desk staff that acted like we were interrupting their pm break by checking in at 3 pm. One had to get up off the chair she was sitting in at the desk, the other had to come out of the back room that... More

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Address: 1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
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Location: United States > Illinois > Oak Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Carleton of Oak Park 3*
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