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“Good place to sleep”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Ohio House Motel

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Ohio House Motel
Ranked #120 of 187 Hotels in Chicago
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“Good place to sleep”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2014

If this hotel were located anywhere else, the price would be laughable. But because it's only a mile from the miracle mile, it's reasonable. Ohio House not a big chain, and it shows. The mattress we had, sagged to the middle, and the temperature had to be controlled by the main desk. My girlfriend and I didn't stay in the room, except to sleep. If you plan on lounging in the room, look elsewhere. But if you're using this room as a place to shower and sleep, Ohio House is a passable hotel.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Larry J, General Manager at Ohio House Motel, responded to this review, May 14, 2014
Thank you for staying with us.
I can assure, these issues have been resolved.
We look forward to your next stay!
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

My husband and I spent a weekend at the Ohio House and attended a game at Wrigley Field. What a terrific find this motel is! Our room was as clean as any place we have ever stayed and when we opened the door our car was 20 feet away. Parking is free and no limits on in and out. We easily walked to Michigan Avenue and to the subway stop that took us right to Wrigley. What more could you want? I imagine you have to reserve early to get a room here because there isn't a better deal anywhere.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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Larry J, General Manager at Ohio House Motel, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you for staying with us! It was a pleasure to see you! Tell all of your friends, and Go Cubs!
This could be the year!
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2014

Doesn't exactly ooze street appeal in my opinion - but everything else makes up for it. I wanted to stay longer but was all booked up sadly. Located on the fringe of the CBD - but still a great location and well priced for the location. Modern, comfortable room, and wifi worked well. There are places close by to eat - walking distance for breakfast and dinner. Staff were friendly. Would recommend to any visitor going to Chicago.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
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Larry J, General Manager at Ohio House Motel, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you for visiting with us during your stay!
After all, they say it's what's inside that counts and to us that means it's all about the service!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Chain hotels in the Loop area charge up to $60 for parking and some charge extra for internet. At Ohio House both were free. Cool old-looking exterior, kind of like a '60s motel, cool new interior. Our room (one queen bed) seemed very recently renovated. It was attractive and comfortably furnished; great bed, nice linens, decent TV, fridge. It was a good size for us but if you're traveling with rambunctious youngsters or you plan to spend a lot of time in the room you might want to ask for something a little bigger. We asked for an extra-quiet room so our window (which actually opens) looked out on an alley, but it was a picturesque alley. Really! And it was nice and quiet. The woman at the reception desk was friendly, helpful, and accommodating. This may truly be the cleanest place I have ever stayed. The room had no fragrance, just a wonderful pure clean-air smell and the bathroom was absolutely, stunningly pristine. The hotel is in a great location. You can easily walk to tons of restaurants, shops and attractions. If you are looking for a high-end, glittering, fancy, cutting-edge hotel, don't stay here. But if you're looking for a good price, good location, good value, then this is a great place. And fun, too.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Larry J, General Manager at Ohio House Motel, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you for choosing The Ohio House Motel in Chicago!
As much as we move forward in life, it is nice to enjoy the simple side of life once in a while.... and that's what we are, the "simple" side of life with the service! Please come back and see us again!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Don't be turned off from the outside appearance of The Ohio House Motel... Step inside! Absolutely everything we asked for and so affordable. Very clean, nice bathroom and even had a microwave and refrigerator reserved in our room, just ask. Chicago is expensive but this hotel is not. And free parking? Great location next to the Rock and Roll McDonald's? Heck yes! Next time I have to stay downtown I'll stay here. Absolutely.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Larry J, General Manager at Ohio House Motel, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you for your generous thoughts! Our guests are our second family!
We're almost like a "Petticoat Junction" of Chicago!
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

You cant beat $50/night with free parking in downtown Chicago! Didn't expect much but this place was awesome! Very clean, great shower pressure, comfy bed, refrigerator and microwave in the room...all we needed. Would definitely stay here again next time I'm in town.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Larry J, General Manager at Ohio House Motel, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you!
They say we are the best value in Chicago! See you soon!
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Delhi, Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2014

Our room was on the 1st floor and mind you there are no lifts so you need to drag your suitcases on your own, which was hard for us.
The hotel is in the downtown area and breakfast can be included only if you book from the hotel's site. Incase you book through other sites you don't get that option, which we didn't know.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Larry J, General Manager at Ohio House Motel, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you for staying with us! It was a pleasure to serve you. When you make your next reservation, we will be most happy to honor any special requests for rooms on the first floor.
See you next time!
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Property: Ohio House Motel
Address: 600 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #120 of 187 Hotels in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ohio House Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ohio House Motel offers 2 star accommodations in the heart of downtown Chicago. We are walking distance from Chicago's finest attractions and are located in Chicago's River North neighborhood with free parking, Wi-Fi, HDTV, and free breakfast when you book us direct! The Ohio House Motel offers the best value lodging in downtown Chicago! ... more   less 
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