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Carlton Inn Midway

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The staff here made this a perfect location for exploring the city by train and bus. The free shuttle from Midway Airport was also available for trips to the Orange line station at Pulaski. We enjoyed the breakfast offerings and found the room to be comfortable. Would definitely return.

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Westland, Michigan
Reviewed 7 October 2013

The rooms were clean and comfortable, the staff very friendly and helpful and the hotel is located a block away from the orange line which will take you to downtown Chicago. Great affordable alternative to staying in the more expensive downtown area.

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Reviewed 3 October 2013

Staff is very polite, friendly and helpful. The hotel has a shuttle to the orange line, which we used when it was raining. Everyone was pleasant and willing to help before we even asked! We appreciate their hospitality and next time we are in Chicago we will see them (and Buddy) again! Thank you!!

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Cudahy, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 October 2013

What is an older property turned out to be a real gem. The interior was redone with class. Very nice furnishings, great earthy colors. Very upper class for a vintage property. Valerie at the front desk is very friendly. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!

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Reviewed 2 October 2013

When planning a trip to Chicago, we encountered such high prices downtown that we turned to trip advisor for help. We found this hotel to be highly rated and yet economical. We were not disappointed. The rooms are clean, comfortable and close to the train. The breakfast isn't fancy but it was perfect if all you want is yogurt bagels...

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Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2013

This is a tough one! If what you want is somewhere cheap and cheerful then this is for you. However there are some downsides - it is dark and a little smelly. It desperately needs a refurb - it is stuck in 1995. Breakfast is very ordinary and unless you want to sit outside next to the freeway, then it...

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Gary G, General Manager at Carlton Inn Midway, responded to this review

Dear Ron, First, I want to thank you for your kind words about our staff being good, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable as well as complimenting our shuttle service as being “great”. We sincerely apologize for the experience that you had with your room. We take pride in delivering to our guests clean and comfortable rooms with all of the amenities...

Babylon, New York
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We stayed at the Carlton Inn for one night after missing a connecting flight through Midway. All of our luggage and toiletries had been checked through to our destination, so we only had the clothes on our backs. The staff was amazing. The shuttle picked us up at the airport as soon as we called the hotel to book a...

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Oneonta, New York
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Talk about hidden gems! This delightful gated courtyard-style motel should be held up as an example of excellence to it's big name competitors. Perfectly appointed spotless room. Even the parking lot was clean and well lit. The staff members were friendly, courteous, and knowledgeable of the area. Even the resident dog had perfect manners! The continental breakfast served included pancakes...

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NYC
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Older motel, very well maintained. Helpful, knowledgable, friendly staff. Very clean room. Nice breakfast. Ask for restaurant list. Great Mexican food within 5 minute drive. 'L' stop 2 block walk and then 20 minutes to loop. Motel provides van shuttle to Midway. Motel faces busy Archer Av. Ask for room back from the street. Would absolutely stay again.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Wow! Where do I begin? I went to Midway to fly home last Thursday, but the Baltimore airport was shut down, and all flights to nearby cities were booked, so I needed a place to stay for the night. I tried to check reviews, but I couldn't get reception, so I asked a very nice elderly man at the info...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Carlton Inn Midway offers the amenities and services of home or office. We are located 1.8 miles from Midway Airport with complimentary 24-hour transportation to and from. Whether you are in Chicago for a convention at McCormick Place or Shopping the Magnificent Mile we are 7 miles from the downtown area, with easy driving access via I-55 and around the corner from the Orange Line Elevated Train, a 15 minute train ride to downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carlton Inn Midway

Address: 4944 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60632-3623
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Price Range: $137 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carlton Inn Midway 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Carlton Inn Midway Hotel Chicago
Carlton Hotel Chicago
Carlton Hotel Midway
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Chicago
#26 Family Hotel in Chicago
#72 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#74 Business Hotel in Chicago
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