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The Carleton of Oak Park

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

After booking a room at the Carleton Motor Inn and then reading the reviews, I was scared. When I arrived, I found my room to be absolutely precious, eclectic, clean and accommodating! People must have some weird expectations. I've traveled all over the world and would be pleased to have a room like #128 at the Carleton Motor Inn any...

1Thank annaswaim
CarletonGM, General Manager at The Carleton of Oak Park, responded to this review

Dear annaswaim, Thank you for the nice review, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you again soon!

Ft. Wayne
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We booked this on Hotwire. We arrived & young man at desk was very friendly & helpful. We stayed in the motel part, not in the actual bldg. the room was clean but very dated. Reminded me of motel rooms in the 60's. BUT it was comfortable and fine for a weekend stay. Enjoyed not having to pay outrageous parking...

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Had I only known....Built in the late 1920's, not much has changed since. Well maybe an updated interior in the 70's but not much since then. Our room had no less than 5 different styles and or color schemes in it. I was wondering if I was having physcedelic flash backs....Kinda scary if you were NOT expecting it. Again remember...

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Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Whenever I visit my family in Oak Park, Chicago, I always stay at the Carleton Hotel in Pleasant Street. This time, again, I wasn't disappointed with Suite 412. It is spacious, quiet, beautifully refurbished and like a home from home. I suppose you get what you pay for in all hotels, all over the world. I have never stayed in...

1Thank Pam_Shapiro_2004
CarletonGM, General Manager at The Carleton of Oak Park, responded to this review

Dear Pam, Thank you for your recent review and your continued business! We appreciate your comments and hope to be of service to you again.

Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Old, run dow, small rooms, can hear every noise in the hall and rooms next to be; including them peeing in their bathroom and every conversation their have. Upgrades?? What upgrades?? Dirty, not well taken care of, noisy, broken furniture. .. all in all a waste of $200. I would rather stay at a Super 8. So disappointed.

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CarletonGM, General Manager at The Carleton of Oak Park, responded to this review

Dear Smallz19, We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your room during your recent visit and apologize for any inconvenience. If you would like to discuss this matter further, please feel free to contact us. Your comments are important, as we constantly strive to improve our hotel.

Charleston, Sc
Reviewed 10 April 2015

It's tough to find a good hotel in the city, unless you want to pay exorbitant rates. For the price, this was a nice, clean room in a decent hotel. The room included a small kitchen area. A couple of small problems (connection to HBO, flushing toilet) were attended to immediately. Also, it is located in Oak Park, a great...

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CarletonGM, General Manager at The Carleton of Oak Park, responded to this review

Dear antnikko, Thank you for your recent review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will visit us again soon.

Hinsdale, Illinois
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Attended an all day seminar in a ballroom. Was recovering from a traumatic leg injury. I found that the chairs were most uncomfortable having foam cushions that needed replacement. We asked for a different chair or pillow but were told the hotel would not do anything. Very poor customer service.

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Oak Park, Illinois
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Had family in town for spring break and too many for our house. I arranged for my daughter to stay at the Carleton. She arrived early and they arranged for an early check-in. The room was clean, comfortable and attractive. She stayed in the main hotel which is older but more atmospheric. There is an adjacent motel-like area that is...

1Thank gstrange8
Northfield, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This property is an older property which has been upgraded. While preserving the charm of an older hotel, I found the WiFi, plumbing and heating to be excellent. The walls are a bit thin, but the hotel was quiet the evenings I was there. The staff was quite friendly, the lobby inviting, the overall atmosphere relaxing and safe. The room...

1Thank ChelvisGeo
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I travel frequently and I am often in and out of hotels. I have also lived in the Oak Park area for about 12 years and I've had dinner at Poor Phils more times than I can count. I moved to Miami and needed to com home to visit family. I stayed at this hotel and to be honest, my...

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Additional Information about The Carleton of Oak Park

Address: 1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, IL 60302-3093
Region: United States > Illinois > Oak Park
Price Range: $197 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Carleton of Oak Park 3*
Number of rooms: 154
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“Ask for a quietly located room. Suites are very spacious. Other rooms vary in size.”
Pam_Shapiro_2004, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We chose the hotel section (not motel) and were very pleased with size of room.”
Stringtownie, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose the annex if you want a kitchenette too.”
dianepdk, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Open a window if it gets hot, the heater is good and won't turn off.”
Tim_the_Enchanter417, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nice free parking in rear Allowed a late checkout ( 1.5 Hours) for funeral services downtown.”
williamssly, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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