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The Carleton of Oak Park

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice rooms on the small side, small kitchenette, closet in the bathroom. Comfortable bed, quiet. Free parking. Located close to the subway and to many small restaurants and stores. The price was higher than what we were quoted over the phone, but we had not asked for a written confirmation so couldn't dispute it. The hotel is expensive for its... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I reserved a room which I thought was inside the hotel building. When I got there, I was told that my room was in the motel part of the facility. I was not aware there was a motel part of the hotel. $154.00 a night that was charged to me for a motel room is overpriced considering I could have... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stay there in 2015, in the Motel part of the hotel and it was great. A king size bed, own entrance, desk, small kitchen area, close to everything that was needed for my long weekend stay. So when I decided to go to the music festival again this year I booked way early (December 2, 2015) for September 16... More 

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CarletonGM, General Manager at The Carleton of Oak Park, responded to this review

Dear kmtinerella. Thank you for your recent review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us and I apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you during your visit. Hopefully, you will consider staying with us again, please let me know if I can be of any further assistance. More 

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at The Carleton on our visit to Oak Park and Chicago. Parking was free and we were able to walk around the area and also ride the Elevated (L) train which was one block away. We stayed in the retro motel portion which was clean and very comfortable. The two casual restaurants attached to the hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I was impressed with my stay, which was for a wedding. I found the room to be clean and inviting. The hotel has two restaurants, which is great if you don't want to drive elsewhere. It was also nice they did not charge a parking fee. Hard to find that anywhere in the Chicago area. The service was good and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

My family stayed the weekend at The Carlton. One group stayed in the Hotel, and my daughter and I stayed in the addition. Everyone was very happy and comfortable, with no complaints about accommodations! The hotel lobby is beautiful, and it was relaxing to read a magazine and sit in the comfortable lobby chairs while waiting for family to gather.... More 

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Armonk, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The Carleton of Oak Park has an "old school" feel to it. The building is old and weathered, but my room was well furnished, attractive and quite large. The room a very comfortable feel to it and the linens and towels were better than adequate. I stayed in room #410 and would be happy to stay there again. My room... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Pleasantly surprised at the accommodations at the Carleton of Oak Park. Although parking is tight, it is neatly situated in a picturesque neighborhood with two great restaurants with outdoor seating and very good food - and the weather was perfect. The rooms are clean and neat, and the staff is very attentive. Definitely on the list of hotels to consider... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the motel part, which is like a well preserved relic from the 1960s. I personally love that, and it's less expensive than the hotel on the corner, which is very nice, I'm sure, in its own right. This hotel/motel is pretty much the only game in town, I.e., no competition, which probably accounts for the lethargic, somewhat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

People might quibble with how the broken-in the rooms are, and how slow the elevator might be, but when one is really in need of help, this is a great hotel to be in. They can help you solve your travel problems and do so with grace. You can fed well, drink well (and late) and savor a quiet, very... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Carleton of Oak Park

Address: 1110 Pleasant St, Oak Park, IL 60302-3093
Location: United States > Illinois > Oak Park
Price Range: $143 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Carleton of Oak Park 3*
Number of rooms: 154
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