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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent one night at the Carleton. It was perfect for our needs. Very nice location. Very convenient for a quick train ride into the city and also close to the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and other FLW homes. Lovely boutique hotel in the perfect location for us. We will definitely return.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a night recently and greatly enjoyed it. This is an old world hotel in a close in suburb so it was great fro walking to restaurants etc. Think I got lucky as I got an end "room" that was actually a suite consisting of a kitchen, dining room, living room and bedroom. tons of space - nice... More 

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College Station, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in the Carleton for several nights recently on a business trip. It was the second time I've stayed there. Essentially had the same room -- a bit sparse, older room with amenities retrofitted. The A/C randomly clanked at night (but not enough to prompt me to complain), the bathroom small and the bed ok. TV was at an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We left Toronto on a drive west to Seattle and this was our first days stop with the kids. having been to Chicago and stayed downtown we wanted to stay in Oak park as we were heading west after a few days. This hotel is in an upscale neighbourhood just west of the downtown, with the subway station a short... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the 4th of July weekend there and was pleasantly surprised. We go to Chicago quite a bit and usually stay downtown. We went on the spur of the moment and found it hard to find something downtown we liked. We picked the Carlton instead and were very pleased. The location is great. It is a block from the Green... More 

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Brookfield, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful trout on the menu. Had it twice. Comfortable, older and quiet property. Genuinely friendly staff. Close to mall. Close to public trans. 30 mins to downtown Chi. Not a family property, which is why I stay here. Housekeeping staff friendly and efficient.

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Apex, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been looking for a nice, clean, affordable place to stay in Oak Park since our daughter moved there a year ago. We found it. We stay in the motel section - very clean and comfy at a reasonable price for Oak Park. Proximity to the green line was a plus, too. Just a quick walk, about a block away.... More 

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Le Sueur, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we were passing through the city during the holiday weekend on a camping trip and knew we weren't going to find a campsite we decided to stay in a hotel. After searching for something in our price range we found this one. It was very easy to get to off the train. The building was built in 1920 and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old style hotel with good atmosphere. Service was good. Rooms were pleasant. The rooms are large but well appointed and clean. It is close to eateries, shops, and lots of things to see. Downtown Chicago is 30 minutes or so without traffic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gem ! We loved loved loved this hotel . Comfortable and clean staff at the front desk could have been little friendlier but all together it's a keeper !very nice bar with outdoor sitting we stayed there till midnight just enjoying couple glasses of wine .

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