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“great location, comfortable.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago

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Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago
720 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60610   |  
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Ranked #120 of 174 Hotels in Chicago
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“great location, comfortable.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The location of this hotel is excellent. Walking distance to all of the sites you will want to see. Beds were clean and comfortable and made up every day along with fresh towels.

Air conditioning worked well, which was lucky as the weather was stinking hot! No complaints about cleanliness, this hotel is pretty old and it's such a great price for Chicago. Totally worth it! Wifi was also excellent quality and free which was an added bonus :)

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This place could use a nice cleaning with a wrecking ball. We didn't die or contract any diseases here but it wasn't a very pleasant place to return to at the end of the day. My bed was clean and the bathroom was acceptable. The hallways were dark, grimy, damp, and smelly. The elevator lingered just a little too long after each move, to the point where you start thinking "ahh, this was the ride that killed it..." We woke up to a broken air conditioner and a very hot room. My friend went to the desk and after some minor hostility from the staff we were moved to another room. You get what you pay for, and every dime of this rate goes to the location. If you don't mind a place that's rough around the edges then this is a good home base for a Chicago trip.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Carmel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

the room was clean. The airconditioning and plumbing worked well. It was what is was advertised to be, which is a good value in Chicago. The only possible issue was that free parking was advertised and they have 51 parking spots for 71 rooms. They said that if you get a parking spot, don't move your car or you may not have a spot when you return.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago

Address: 720 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60610
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #120 of 174 Hotels in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 71
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