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Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • The Magnificent Mile
    0.1 km
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 25 September 2013
2 night stop over before roadtrip on the route 66
This hotel is quite old and quaint, but it is very close to the... more
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2013

This hotel is quite old and quaint, but it is very close to the magnificent mile. Its not fancy and what you see is what you get. No breakfast included here but there are plenty of eateries in the area. Coffee maker is in the room but the water is awful, so you do need to buy water to drink....

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our hotel is located in an historic building constructed nearly 100 years ago. It is quite quaint and charming and located right in the heart of downtown. Not only are we close to many fine restaurants, you can easily walk to many of the city’s favorite attractions. The Red Roof Inn does offer free wireless...

London, Canada
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Seven crazy Canadian girls were greated by very accommodating staff when we first arrived. Brenda, Izzy and Dave were very helpful with tourist attraction info, suggestions and tonnes of helpful advice. Whenever we returned to the hotel after a busy day, we felt right at home and at the end of our 4 night stay...we felt like they weren't just...

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

I sincerely appreciate your review and I am very happy to hear your stay exceeded your expectations. That is our goal. I will pass on your comments to Brenda, Israel, and David. They and the rest of the staff are here to ensure every guest has a pleasant stay. The Red Roof Inn is centrally located to shopping, casual and...

Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2013

If you are looking to save a buck or two, great hotel to stay at. Beds were comfy and room for 3 of us was adequate for time spent in room. Nothing fussy. Also helped us with changing a room for the other 4 in our party so we could be on same floor and to give them more room....

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and letting other travelers know we are here and eager to serve them. The Red Roof Inn will continue to be a great value for anyone traveling on a budget or looking for a bargain. We definitely have a five star location and a five star staff without paying the five star prices. When you...

Horsens, Denmark
Reviewed 15 September 2013

This hotel is far from being as described on their website. Contrary to being 'newly renovated' this hotel is in poor condition, it's dirty and it's noisy. The security chain on our door, was literally torn out of the door frame, as if someone at some point had kicked in the door. Carpets, walls and linens had stains on them...

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

I want to thank you for posting your review. It is very apparent we failed to meet your expectations in many areas and I sincerely apologize. A hotel very near us recently had a fire. In an effort to increase the water pressure, the fire department cut off our main water line and the main line to other adjacent buildings....

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 September 2013

The Red Roof Inn in Chicago was a great hotel value for its location just a block off the Magnificent Mile. The hotel itself and my room was very basic, but was exactly what I expected; I just wanted a decent room to come back to at night to sleep in. Plus: Free WIFI. Budget traveler gold mine. I highly...

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to post a review for future travelers to Chicago. Our location not only makes it easy to walk to the best shops, restaurants, and yes, the best bars, as well as popular attractions in the city, but our complimentary Wifi makes it easy to stay in touch with friends, family, and colleagues while you...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2013

The Red Roof Inn is in a fantastic location for the Magnificent Mile (full of shops and department stores) and for the lakefront which is a must for visitors. The staff where friendly enough on the desk and we never really saw anyone else. The rooms are very basic and for a family of three there was very limited space...

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. The Red Roof Inn definitely has a fantastic location right in the heart of Chicago. The staff is ready and eager to ensure our guests have a pleasant stay while you are with us. The next time you and your family are in the city, I would recommend reserving a deluxe room for...

Kansas City
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Best location and a great price. Just off Michigan Ave but without the Michigan ave price. Rooms are small but the location makes up for it. It fills up fast so make sure you call and reserve a room in advance.

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and letting other travelers know about our great location. We will continue to offer the Michigan Avenue experience without the Magnificent Mile expense. Plus, we are within easy walking distance of most of Chicago’s favorite attractions and great restaurants. If you do not feel like walking you can take the bus, the train,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We stayed at this hotel for one weekend (2 nights) in August 2013 and it is in a great location, just off of Michigan Avenue (where all of the shopping is!). Check in was easy and the staff friendly, but you should know that if you stay at this hotel, it's not a place where you are going to want...

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Red Roof Inn definitely has a great location. Chicago is such a wonderful city to visit. From our hotel you can walk to shopping, restaurants, parks, the beach, Navy Pier, and many other attractions. Hopefully, when you stay with us, it is to enjoy what the city has to offer and you do not...

Hopkins, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Just a one night stay (8/26/13). The room was clean and spacious for downtown. The a/c was cranked down to 64 when we arrived. A little weird but appreciated after a day at Six Flags. Staff was courteous and attentive, with a special shout out to Vanessa who was instrumental in helping us figure out our dining options. You will...

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You certainly said it all. I am pleased Vanessa could assist you in choosing the right restaurants for you. She is very knowledgeable about the area and is always willing and waiting to assist our guests. Our hotel is located in an historic building with great architectural detail and charm and was constructed nearly a...

Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

Theresa Estrada was the first person we met as we arrived. We were looking for a place to stay because the placed we had booked in Chinatown was not up to our standards. Theresa saved our weekend. She booked a room for us at an incredible rate. Thank you so much Theresa! The room was very clean, the service (housekeeping,...

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RRIChicago, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

I will certainly extend your thanks to Theresa and I sincerely appreciate your review. I am glad she could save the weekend for you. The Red Roof Inn does have an incredible location and the best rates of any hotel in the downtown area. I look forward to the opportunity to be your host again when you return to Chicago....

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Staying in Magnificent Mile

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

Address: 162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Magnificent Mile , Near North Side
Price Range: $79 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile 2*
Number of rooms: 191
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