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The Carleton of Oak Park

3.0 of 5 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

I always stay not only for the comfortable rooms but the friendly personal and the great restaurant's right in the hotel lobby makes it a very easy place to party and stay. You are also close to a great little town strip with many great hot spots.

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Severna Park, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Carleton is a lovely old hotel in the beautiful city of Oak Park. It is closer in than the highway motels and has old world charm, a couple of restaurants, a lobby you can read the newspaper in and a ballroom for functions. Their sign says open in 1928 and the hotel has a solid feel to it. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The people who put up low ratings are actually complaining about the lower-cost motor court motel rooms which are attached to one side of the building. The main hotel section is elegant and comfortable. So, when you see someone saying this is the worse place they ever stayed in, very likely, they are complaining about the motel section. So, if... More 

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125 reviews 125 reviews
37 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for one night for a family event in Oak Park. All the guests stayed in the main hotel except us. They seemed very pleased. We loved the privacy and the remoteness of the motel. It was spotlessly clean and very quiet. The decor is lovely. In the morning, I was up before the restaurant opened... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had many family members staying in the area and rented about 6 of the "motel rooms" for 4 days. Room service was practically non existent. The beds were never made, the trash was taken out 1 day out of the 4, we had to go in search of kleenex and toilet paper and the room service staff wanted us... More 

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San Juan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night for a job interview in Chicago. The room was large, clean and quiet. It allowed me to prep for interview. The bed was firm, but comfortable. The staff was helpful and friendly. Ate dinner in the American Grille and loved it. I'd stay again!

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Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Charming old hotel in oak park. Good front desk service. Good room service and food was very good. The room was very clean. The Free internet worked fine. I was overall pleased with my stay at this hotel and would definitely stay again. .....

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Chicago
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Beware, this is not a nice motel. This is no a hotel, how they get away using the Carleton name, is beyond me. 1. Dated and dirty motel room. .25 roll of toilet paper (no extra rolls) no Kleenex, either 2. Noisy all night long. Slamming doors, loud folks in the next room. Room heater was noisy. 3. In the... More 

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

Sorry you did not enjoy your stay, we did attempt to contact you. Your feedback is important to us, as we are always striving to improve our hotel and our service. Hopefully, you'll consider staying with us again in the future. More 

madison, wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This hotel in downtown Oak Park has the charm of an old-fashioned hotel (great woodwork, high ceilings, grand lobby, etc) with the convenience of a great downtown Oak Park location. Prices were reasonable and the restaurants on the first floor were really quite good. Food service was excellent and the front desk staff were helpful, friendly. Would recommend for a... More 

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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147 reviews 147 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had a large group, only a few of us were the first ones there, so check in was a little slow, but understandable. The lobby was very nice, fancy lounging chairs. The room had old fashion heating, which worked really wel, keeping the room toasty while it was 0 outside. Bar and restaurant were very nice as well.

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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*
Number of rooms: 98
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