Airport hotels are often somewhat isolated from most of the city that the airport serves. This is the case with the Chicago Marriott O'Hare — if you want to go anywhere besides the airport, even to eat elsewhere, you either have to have a rental car or take the hotel shuttle back to the airport to get a train to the city.
That said, this hotel is very good. Its rooms are comfortable and well-appointed (although aircraft noise from, I presume, older aircraft was occasionally audible), the staff was courteous and friendly, and the restaurant food was tasty and fairly reasonably priced. It has a 24-hour fitness center and an indoor-outdoor swimming pool — I don't know what happens in cold weather, but during the summer, it was very refreshing.
And there was a great sideshow while I was there: an Indian wedding with lavishly dressed guests plus a horse & carriage and dancing in the parking lot! Great fun!
As another reviewer stated, I had to call the hotel to find out which door at the airport shuttle center to use — FYI, it stops in front of Door 2.
If you have to stay at a Chicago airport hotel, this is a good choice.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience Chicago without the city price tag. Located near the O'Hare International Airport and 15 miles from downtown, this renowned hotel in the Chicago O'Hare airport area combines the distinguished atmosphere of a Marriott Hotel with modern accommodations and innovative amenities. Visitors to downtown Chicago have 'L'-train access located just one block from this Chicago hotel near the airport, and travelers in search of a Donald E. Stephens Convention Center hotel are only two miles from the facility. A departure from ordinary Chicago Airport hotels, the recently renovated Chicago Marriott O'Hare Airport hotel represents a first-class landing offering convenience, an established reputation and state-of-the-art technology. Each of the Chicago Airport hotel's 470 guest rooms and 10 suites feature high-speed Internet and plush bedding for a restful night's sleep. Discover the renowned Marriott Chicago O'Hare Airport hotel that has been setting the standard in sophisticated performance for over 50 years. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Chicago Marriott o`Hare Hotel Chicago
- Marriott Chicago