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“Wow place is all remodeled in 2012, great neighborhood, great location” 4 of 5 stars
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111 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610 (Near North Side)   |  
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Ranked #125 of 174 Hotels in Chicago
chicago
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Wow place is all remodeled in 2012, great neighborhood, great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Subway stop right in front of building, place is clean and close to Lincoln Park and River North - good location in Gold Coast. Convenient Supermarket right across street with deli counter. Lots of restaurants of all prices in walking distance. Rush street also nearby.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Illinois
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

I've stayed there and appreciate the walking distance to everything/ the classic antiquity of it.
I have letters written by Father-in-law when he stayed there which are on this marvelous old stationery with a CLASSIC LETTERHEAD logo featuring Samuel Clements' photo done in half-tone dot patterns.
I'll include it here:

Room Tip: A room overlooking the avenue. Great visuals at night!
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  • Stayed January 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Orlando, FL
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

I actually lived in the Mark Twain for 2.5 years while in grad school. Is it the best place to live? No. However, it was what I had since I do not get along with my family.

It is not the traditional hotel in the sense of a quality inn type of joint, however, there is a room, a TV, a private washroom and the place is good for in betweeners who are in town for short work trips and want to save money or just want a private room over night after the club.

The Gold Coast neighborhood is beautiful.

Takeaways: The saxaphonist playing nightly outside my window and the summer Farmer's Market that I could see from my window and participate in.

  • Liked — It was convenient for me at that time in my life.
  • Disliked — Transients lived there.
  • Stayed January 2003, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2008

Just so everyone knows, this is a transient/SRO hotel. What this means is that you'll be rooming with generally unsavory. It's a safe neighborhood, but not this hotel -- its not intended for tourists. STAY AWAY.

  • Stayed May 2008, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
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Address: 111 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #125 of 174 Hotels in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 159

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