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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014
Tracy B Bruceton Mills, West Virginia
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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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Bruceton Mills, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We were visiting my cousin who lives in OaK Park and stayed at the Carleton. This is the best place to stay in the area. Very clean, safe feeling, accomodating staff. We drove there and were very surprised to have free parking right outside the hotel. A quick walk to the train into the city. If I go back, I... More

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MSP
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Quaint hotel with good food, nice beds, very good neighborhood. The hotel is a 1928 hotel. Check-in was fast, no issues. Staff was easy to deal with, helpful in having a cab ready when we were ready to fly home and reserved a cab for us the night before -- and the cab was there early morning waiting on us... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to add your review! We truly appreciate the feedback and suggestions we receive from our guests. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at our hotel and hope that you will remember us for future stays! More

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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88 reviews 88 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The front desk staff in the early part of the day were dreary and so unwelcoming. Also we were disappointed that we were not in the main, old hotel, but were out in a motel that was adjoining. The desk lady said that we had used Orbitz, as if it was a second rate reservation and wouldn't consider putting us... More

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Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We arrived and parked in their free off street parking. Our check-in was quick and without error. We found our spacious room immaculate and tasteful. The decor reflects the local influence of Frank Lloyd Wright. While the hotel is of an older era the whole place has been upgraded to the best modern standards. All fixture were shiny and new.... More

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Lahnau, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed at the Carleton of Oak Park Motor Inn for 3 Nights. The Rooms have been clean, but had very thin walls. You could hear everything your neighbors said. The Hotel is located in a good neighborhood, but its a 20 minute ride with the green line to downtown Chicago. There are some restaurants near the hotel, I wouldn't... More

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

This property is privately owned and the owners pay particular attention to the needs of its guests. The lobby is beautiful and the attached restaurant is very good. I stayed in the main hotel which is definitely a step above the adjacent motor inn of the property. The motor inn is perfect for families but traveling as a couple the... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review of the Carleton Hotel on Trip Advisor. We truly appreciate your suggestions, which will help us to better serve our guests and improve our property. Please keep us in mind for future trips, we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to the Carleton! More

Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is a well-appointed, graceful hotel in the center of downtown Oak Park. We were here for a wedding reception. We enjoyed our large, restful room, massive jacuzzi, and the peace and quiet. We plan to stay here again.

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Nokomis, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We stayed at the Carlton Oak Park a week ago. We enjoyed our surroundings, cleanliness, helpful staff, and our room! We stayed in the 1950's decorated annex to the main hotel. It was such a cute room and had all the comforts we needed, even a small kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator, Furniture was retro and I kept looking for... 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 on Trip Advisor and for being our guest at the Carleton of Oak Park! Your kind words are appreciated and your suggestions will help us to better serve our guests and improve our property. Please keep us in mind for future trips, we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to the... More

Sacramento, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The first thing I noticed when I entered the Carlton -Oak Park was that I was back to the 1930's. Lots of wood, low lighting, large comfortable chairs in the lounge. The rooms are clean and well lighted and also reminiscent of earlier years...but in a good way. The hotel is located in a renovated area of Oak Park not... More

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adrian, MI
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This is one of the finest hotels we've stayed at. We had a corner room (417) which was bright, airy, roomy, quiet and comfortable. They had a small kitchenette in the room which I have never seen in a hotel, so we could not only keep outside food cold and microwave, but we had real silverware and could use a... More

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Also Known As:
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Address: 1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
Location: United States > Illinois > Oak Park
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Oak Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Carleton of Oak Park 3*
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