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“Slightly below average for Hampton/Hilton” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hampton Inn Ottawa Starved Rock Area

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Hampton Inn Ottawa Starved Rock Area
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Mpls, MN
Level Contributor
135 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Slightly below average for Hampton/Hilton”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2011

Not a normal Hampton, furniture is out dated had to change rooms to get a working desk. But was still very small. Need to update.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank TLD2006
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2010

We stayed here recently while exploring the nearby Starved Rock State Park. The rooms are nicer and a bit cheaper than at the lodge, and the free breakfast is fantastic. We'll certainly be back, since the park is one of the most beautiful hiking places in the Chicago area. Since the motel is right off of I-80, it would be good for people just passing through as well.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank rhcanary
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Livonia, Michigan
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37 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2010

Our visit to this Hampton Inn in Ottawa was very pleasant. It was the first night of our 2 week Western roadtrip. No troubles checking in. The room was tidy and clean, as was the pool and spa area. The pool was a tad cool for our taste, but we got used to it. The Cracker Barrel is only a 20-second walk from the hotel lobby. If you have a chance, drive the 2 miles or so into downtown Ottawa. It's a nice old town with a great main steet and a lot of history to. We enjoyed learning about the Lincoln/Douglas debate that took place in Ottawa. We also had some excellent ice cream at Triple J at 101 E. Canal. The free wireless internet worked fine.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
    • 3 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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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank jmpatrick63
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Peoria,Illinois
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70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2010

I have to admit, I examine the room to see if it is truely clean. This room was spotless. Love the all white linens. Safe, secure, good area. Walk to Arby's, Cracker Barrel, and Taco Bell. Friendly staff. Hats off to Hilton for this property.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Kim K
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2009

My extended family lives in the Ottawa area, and over the last year we have stayed at the Hampton Inn 5 times. Each time has been excellent. The rooms are a great size and very clean, and the staff is friendly and efficient.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank kendra8809
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wgc
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75 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2009

We had a quiet room (304) at the back of the hotel and well away from any main roads. The receptionist was very welcoming and we quickly settled into our room, though the floor of the room did seem to slope which was a bit disconcerting until we got used to it.

We felt that the hotel was overpriced for the facilities and the location. There was no fridge or microwave and very few facilities on the doorstep – we had to travel around 15 miles to get any choice for evening meals. We only paid a few dollars less than at the Homewood Suites where we had a studio suite and evening reception Mon – Thurs (though this had been prepaid this option was not available at this hotel).

We used the pool and it was OK, though a little on the cool side. Coffee was available all day in the breakfast area.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank joychild
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Elsmere, KY
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2009

We were traveling to Ottawa for a family reunion over the 4th of July weekend. We had stayed at all the surrounding hotels in the past b/c the Hampton was always "full." We had never had a good experience. This time we got lucky and were able to book a room at the Hampton Inn. We had a wonderful experience. The hotel was exceptionally clean in ALL areas--room, lobby, pool, hallways, etc...Pleasant fragrance throughout the hotel. Pet Friendly. My children loved the hot breakfast that was served every morning---sausage, biscuits and gravy, french toast--everything very tasty! The staff was super friendly, accommodating, and always smiling. The pool was warm so my kids loved it! We will definitely stay here for all our future visits!

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank justcheri
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Property: Hampton Inn Ottawa Starved Rock Area
Address: 4115 Holiday Ln, Ottawa, IL 61350-9547
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Location: United States > Illinois > Ottawa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Ottawa Starved Rock Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Hampton Inn Ottawa (Starved Rock Area). We feature 64 spacious guest rooms with King Beds or Double Queen beds,and King with Whirlpool. Accessible rooms and adjoining rooms are also available. Guest Rooms feature: Electronic key door locks, Work desk with chair & lamp in King rooms, FREE wireless high speed internet, 32" LCD TV's, Free Cable TV with HBO and ESPN. The Hampton Inn also features an indoor swimming pool & whirlpool and provides a Complimentary Hot Breakfast. Our meeting room can easily accommodate up to 30 people and many restaurants are within 5 miles. Visit Ottawa, and stay enjoy your stay at the Hampton Inn Ottawa (Starved Rock Area) ... more   less 
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