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Reviewed February 22, 2016

For all of you tourists and those not familiar to the area- this is a transient hotel. I lived across the street from this place between 2006-2014 and there are always shady looking characters hanging out outside and going into the building. My husband and I would constantly see cop cars outside, not to mention the multiple altercations in front...

Thank AnnaRTRIR
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed January 21, 2014

I came to Chicago for 3 moths because my studies. This hotel has a european concept, you will find a small room with a new bed, a desk with chair into the room. You have to clean up, but they give you a clean room. It is a private bath inside. Security is very good so you can stay here...

11Thank Ingrid H
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.

12Thank Jim K
Springfield, Illinois
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:

8Thank Kevin C
Orlando, FL
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,...

10Thank ajjones1322
Chicago, Illinois
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.

18Thank Oskee2001
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service

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Address: 111 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610-1909
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range: $100 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 159
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“I was at room 432 which is doble occupancy and has a nice view on the 4th floor. very quiet.”
440ingridh, Jan 21, 2014 | Read review
“A room overlooking the avenue. Great visuals at night!”
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