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Jane Fargo Hotel

355 West State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kokomo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been reading a number of negative reviews about the JFH and must comment. Wife and I will be making our fourth annual trek to the Sycamore area to visit friends and we already have booked for our third stay at this hotel. Perhaps I am much easier to please than most, but our past two stays have been pleasant... More 

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Rice MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have been remodeling the hotel, and the updated areas are quite nice. The on-premise lounge wasn't open, but this was a holiday weekend, and that may be the reason. We could walk to several shops in the downtown area, and even to a couple of restaurants. Service was excellent, and the room was adequate.

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Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is billed as historical but it is really just old. The floors are old and lumpy. The sink in our bathroom was cracked. It is dark, dingy and not laid out well. It offers a continental breakfast but it was the most pathetic food offering I've seen. Could not even bring myself to try any of it. The couch... More 

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Sycamore, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very dated and in need of some new carpet and freshening up, but the rooms are very nostalgic and quaint. Kind of a fun, going back in time feel. They have a bar with food and the location is also near downtown restaurants and shops!

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for a weekend for the Bike MS ride. We got to our room and couldn't open the door. It's an old hotel and the doors are still metal lock which is fine if the key works. We went downstairs and explained the key issue, she gave us another key (a newer one) which made me wonder why she... More 

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Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our general picture of the hotel is very positive. The service was very good, the room was very clean and everything in it was working. Some minor issues didn't bother us. The room was kind of small, the TV was old, and there was not a closet in the room. But the general picture of the hotel reminded us "old... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed one night at the Jane Fargo Hotel this weekend, and were happy to have a clean bed to sleep in, but disappointed in light of the price. The first disappointment came when we called the morning of our stay to inquire about their late-arrival policies -- it would be more convenient for us to check in after the... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Spent two nights at the Jane Fargo this past weekend, and would go back in a heartbeat. The hotel is in need of some updates but the room I stayed in was recently renovated. The bed was one of the best hotel beds I've even slept in! Most of the decor is straight out of the 1990's and need a... More 

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Sycamore, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I decided to surprise my boyfriend with a last minute getaway and was calling around looking for a hotel with a suite. The website doesn't have much information, so I called and told someone what I was looking for. They had one suite left for the night, the Hepburn suite. It was a two story room with a living room... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Just had my daughter's bridal shower at the Jane Fargo Hotel. The front room provided the vintage charm that we were looking for. The light luncheon of fresh fruit and a mini chicken salad on a croissant roll was perfect for our High Tea With the Bride to Be. Can't say enough on how nice & helpful Courtney was to... More 

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