We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Amazing Service & Breakfast” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Harvey House Bed and Breakfast

Save Saved
You added Harvey House Bed and Breakfast to your Saves list
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Harvey House Bed and Breakfast
107 South Scoville Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302   |  
  |  
Hotel website
  |  
  |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #2 of 5 Oak Park B&B and Inns
GreenLeadersSilver level
Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Amazing Service & Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We stayed at the Harvey House for a couple of days in December. I can truly say, the service we received was unparalleled. Very charming and cosy! The owner was very friendly and very accommodating. My husband and I enjoy great food and we are very good cooks but the breakfast she served was outstanding and we were asking for cooking tips that she happily gave us. Every night we returned, there were always a few treats waiting for us including the best sweet potato pie we have ever tasted. Great stay, we will be back!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

108 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    95
    10
    0
    1
    2
See reviews for
11
53
13
12
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (20)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
chicago, Il
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We recently spent a night at the Harvey House In Oak Park. The accommodations are superb. We stay at many B&B's and this was definitely one of the best.

Beth is a gracious and friendly host who also happens to be one fantastic cook. You will never have a better breakfast served hot and to your specifications. Although it didn't apply to us, she was serving gluten free food to another guest. That's what I call personal service!

The room (Jimmy Stewart) was beautiful, quiet and just what we envisioned for a get-away weekend. The bed was comfortable, and the fireplace added the perfect ambiance for a cold, snowy winter night. Despite what it says on the website, there is now a selection of movies for viewing in the room.

Many people have mentioned the noise of the train. Although we could certainly hear it during the evening, it was not loud enough to wake us during the night. There are only slight negatives I would say about this particular room. One is that although most of the windows have room darkening blinds, the windows next to the fireplace only have sheers and there was a bright light shining through one of them. We ended up opening the door to the armoire to block the light. The other small issue is that the ceramic tile floor in the bathroom gets very cold and there wasn't a rug. These are both minor issues that can be remedied.

We highly recommend the Harvey House. You will not be disappointed.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Monument, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This wonderful property has so much to offer and so close to the city. The charm, ambience, .the hostess made our stay here so relaxing and enjoyable. I would recommend highly to anyone spending any time in the Chicagoland area

Room Tip: The Jimmy Stewart room had a lovely bath. Large with two sinks giant shower soaking bath marble Beau...
See more room tips
  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Downers Grove
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

My husband and I won a stay at Harvey House at an auction. Since we live in the suburbs of Chicago, we didn't think much of staying at a B&B so close by in Oak Park, but what a surprise! Beth has turned her original home into a warm and wonderful B&B. Architecturally beautiful with fine attention to detail, the inn has five en suite bedrooms, some with jacuzzis and fireplaces. We stayed in the Jimmy Stewart room (our favorite) and the next night in the Oak Park room (Frank Lloyd Wright touches throughout with a kitchette). Breakfast each morning was fantastic - everything lovingly homemade -- scones, Dutch baby baked pancakes, anything to your liking. Inn guests are welcome to invite their own guests for breakfast! The common areas of the home include a lovely kitchen where there are always yummy treats (and afternoon wine!) on the counter. The living room has welcoming and comfortable sofas and chairs, a grand piano and fireplace -- a perfect spot for conversation, reading, etc. Walking distance to local shopping and restaurants, and a short drive to Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, downtown Chicago, and much more. We'll be back!

Room Tip: The Jimmy Stewart room is the largest and most luxurious, but all of the rooms are beautifully appoi...
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

My wife and I greatly enjoyed staying at this perfect bed and breakfast. Service was impeccable, very friendly and with a personal note. Harvey House is a fantastic historic property in great shape. Attention to details is breathtaking. Do not miss the best pancakes you could ever expect for breakfast. Oak Park historic city center and many Frank Lloyd Wright mansions are within walking distance. You can not go wrong staying at Harvey House.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Leicester, North Carolina
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Forget staying on the Magnificant Mile! Harvey House is a wonderful place to stay and the commute to downtown is easy. The rooms are very comfortable and elegant. The Garden Room is charming. Beth serves a delicious breakfast to order and provides great homemade treats. Bicycles make travel around Oak Park easy and fun. A great place to use as a base to see Frank Lloyd Wright homes and Art Institute.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

My husband and I just spent the most relaxing weekend getaway at Harvey House. We stayed there for 2 nights in the Jimmy Stewart Suite and were delighted with our room and we could not have been be more pleased with our experience. The room was spacious with modern conveniences.The bed was fabulous!! I have not slept in a more comfortable bed. Once you sleep in it you will definately want the sheets (they were awesome and you can order them!)

Harvey House is in a great location in Oak Park, close to dining and entertainment and a short distance from downtown Chicago (less than a half hour to North Michigan Ave). Beth did a wonderful job of showing the property and recommending places for dining and exploring. Both mornings she cooked us a fabulous breakfast, everything was fresh and the service was wonderful. You can tell she puts her heart and soul into her B&B. I appreciated her attention to detail, down to the fresh make-up washcloth on the vanity (nice touch). By the way, be sure to take a look at the Harvey House folder in the room, it has everything you would need to know. We will definately be returning customers.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Been to Harvey House Bed and Breakfast? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Harvey House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 107 South Scoville Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Illinois > Oak Park
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Oak Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chicago's most luxurious inn featuring fireplaces and oversized luxury baths with jucuzzi tubs, gourmet breakfast. Combines the best of luxury hotels and botique inns. Perfect location with supurb access to downtown and airports. WIFI, garage parking, great for romantic getaways, mini breaks, and ideal for the discriminationg business traveler that prefers great furnishings,great matresses and great food. Walk to dozens of shops and restraunts. Chicago Trib calls Harvey House Best Kept Secret and an architectural and design triumph! ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Booking.com, T4B, BookingOdigeoWL, Travelocity and Expedia so you can book your Harvey House Bed and Breakfast reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Harvey House Bed and Breakfast, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.