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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 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Md/DC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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
1 review
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I had to travel for business to Chicago at short notice, and all of the reasonable hotels in town were booked solid due to a Restaurant convention and probably graduation. The Oak Park Carleton was offered up by my corporate booking search engine, and I took a peek at reviews. So glad I chose it! My room was so spacious... More

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Management has a jewel here, too bad their staff has a 'can't do' attitude. Front desk staff was okay, but the attached restaurant Poor Phil's really needs to have a customer service seminar for its staff. We had to walk out the first time after we sat for 15 minutes without a waitperson coming to our table. At breakfast, where... More

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

Thank you for your recent visit to the Carleton of Oak Park and for sharing your experience. I would like to apologize for any inconveniences you may have experienced during your stay. We truly appreciate your business and constantly strive to improve our property and guest services. I will also forward your comments to the management team at Poor Phil's,... 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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