Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown

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162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, United States, 60611  show map
 2 stars
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Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 48 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Situated near a tower and a museum the 2-star Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown boasts tasteful rooms overlooking the city. The property opened in 1920 and features contemporary architecture.

A short walk will take you to Red Orchid Theater, Flamingo Sculpture and Auditorium Building in 20 minutes. Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown is within about 20 minutes' walk of the center of Chicago.

The comfortable hotel offers easy access to a zoo, entertainment venues and restaurants.

This hotel is just 100 meters away from Colum& North Water bus stop and within a 20-minute walk from LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) underground station. The hotel is set 20 minutes' drive from Midway airport.

Rooms

Double room, superior double room and deluxe room have European décor along with TV with satellite channels, climate control, a work desk, a private safe and a personal computer. Room facilities include coffee/tea makers, a microwave and a stove as well as a pillow-top mattress and feather pillows.

Eat & Drink

The casual restaurant provides fine meals. Guests can dine at The Capital Grille and The Purple Pig located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

The hotel offers a car park, a safety deposit box and currency exchange along with a business centre, a copier and fax/photocopying services for both business and leisure guests.

Relax

Parents will find cribs and video games for their children on-site. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 48 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   195.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Video games

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, United States, 60611

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City Center
  • Chicago
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Millenium Station
    3700 ft
  • Millennium Station
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    1.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Grand Lux Cafe (cuisine: International, Eclectic)
    400 ft
  • Coco Pazzo Cafe (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Milton Lee Olive Park
    2300 ft
Beaches
  • Ohio Street Beach
    2800 ft
  • Oak Street Beach
    3500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    195

Rooms and availability

Deluxe King Room Two King Beds Non-Smoking
Bed type: 2 King-size beds
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King Room Disability Access Shower or Non-Smoking
Bed type: King-size bed
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Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown photos Room Hotel information
Double Room Two Double Beds
Bed type: Double beds
Size: 140 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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This room includes a safety deposit box and a desk with a lamp and chair. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Room facilities
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    Standard King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 140 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    This room includes a safety deposit box and a desk with a lamp and chair. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 guests (see Hotel Policies).

    Room facilities
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      Superior King Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 240 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Featuring a microwave and refrigerator, this room also offers a spacious work area.

      Room facilities
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        Deluxe Double Two Double Beds
        Bed type: Double beds
        Size: 240 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        Featuring a microwave and refrigerator, this room also offers a desk with a chair and a lamp.

        Room facilities

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Chicago location
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          Hotel Address:

          162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, United States, 60611

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Chicago
            1.1 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Millenium Station
            3700 ft
          • Millennium Station
            3700 ft
          Underground stations
          • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
            1.4 mi
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Grand Lux Cafe (cuisine: International, Eclectic)
            400 ft
          • Coco Pazzo Cafe (cuisine: Italian)
            100 ft
          Parks
          • Milton Lee Olive Park
            2300 ft
          Beaches
          • Ohio Street Beach
            2800 ft
          • Oak Street Beach
            3500 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of floors:
            15
          • Number of rooms:
            195

          Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Location

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          Places of interest

          • Time Life Building - 1000 ft
          • Chicago Tribune Tower - 1000 ft

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          Universities, Institutes

          • American College of Surgeons - 400 ft
          • Real Estate Education CO - 700 ft
          • Northwestern Medical Faculty - 1000 ft
          • Vip Schools Inc - 1400 ft
          • Northwestern University - 1400 ft

          Medical care and Hospitals

          Casinos

          • Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino - 400 ft

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          Local attractions

          • Financial District - 5100 ft
            Chicago, IL
          • Charnley-Persky House - 5300 ft
            1365 North Astor Street, Chicago
          • Grant Park - 1.1 mi
            500 South Columbus Drive, Chicago
          • North Avenue Beach - 5100 ft
            1600 N. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
          • Lyric Opera of Chicago - 1.1 mi
            Chicago, IL

          Near the hotel

          • The Magnificent Mile - 700 ft
            N Michigan Ave, Chicago
          • St. James Cathedral - 1000 ft
            65 East Huron Street, Chicago
          • Tribune Tower - 1300 ft
            435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
          • Museum of Contemporary Art - 1400 ft
            220 East Chicago Ave., Chicago
          • Richard H. Driehaus Museum - 1100 ft
            40 E. Erie St., Chicago
          • John Hancock Center / Observatory - 1900 ft
            875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago
          • McCormick Freedom Project - 1300 ft
            435 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago

          Restaurants nearby

          • Grand Lux Cafe - 400 ft

            Address: 600 N Michigan Ave
            Phone: 312-276-2500

            79% likes this, based on 992 reviews
            Cuisine: International, Eclectic
            Price Range: USD 21 - USD 30

          • Garrett Popcorn Shops - 300 ft

            Address: 625 N Michigan Ave
            Phone: 312-944-2630

            73% likes this, based on 478 reviews
            Cuisine: American

          • The Capital Grille - 300 ft

            Address: 633 N Saint Clair St
            Phone: 312-337-9400

            74% likes this, based on 313 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 62 - USD 82

          • Coco Pazzo Cafe - 100 ft

            Address: 636 N Saint Clair St
            Phone: 312-664-2777

            73% likes this, based on 129 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: USD 21 - USD 41

          • Starbucks Courtyard - 100 ft

            Address: 165 E Ontario
            Phone: 3126602441

            81% likes this, based on 11 reviews

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of floors:
            15
          • Number of rooms:
            195
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          Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown

          Average guest rating

          6.6out of 10
          Good
          Based on 428 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Couple
            5.0

            The comfy chair in the room had a big hole in it.

          • Group of friends
            4.6

            the location near Mich Ave and the river areas was excellent.

            small rooms, no free breakfast, uncomfortable beds, not enough elevators, automatic safe charge on bill when we don't use the safe, no hot tub/ pool, tiny busy waiting area, no room to spread out in the room/ no desk/ table ect

          • Group of friends
            5.4

            location was great

            the room was not clean when I moved in, but my complaint wasn't taken seriously and nothing was done about that.

          • Group of friends
            4.6

            Room door was broken/wouldn't close we had to wait til 3 am to switch rooms, they didn't provide enough body towels, didn't get hand towels/wash cloths, room wasn't always cleaned when we returned at the end of the day, the commode in one of or rooms was broken for 3 days, sewage leak in lobby.

          • Single
            7.8

            Location in expensive area makes the price/value very high. The room is spare, but thoughtfully designed so that it does the basics. Clean room, comfortable bed, decent tv with some cable channels, wi-fi is free but not very fast, bathroom small but clean, etc. It was about $300 less costly than the conference hotel I was spending my days in.

            I didn't need to use the heating or air conditioning system, but I'm not sure it was working or how I would have made it work.

          • Family with children
            5.4

            Staff were friendly and the location was pretty nice.

            The room wass absolutely disgusting. Hair was everywhere throughout it, even on the beds. The bathrooom tub had pubic hair and phlem and it looked like puke in the tub. The sink was leaking water underneath. It was clear the floors and bathroom walls were not wiped down. The room felt very dirty. It was a great disappointment. The next room we were moved into was still somewhat dirty but didn't have the things in the tub.

          • Family with children
            7.0

            It's location was close to the shopping district and Navy Pier. We walked or took the bus everywhere. It had a nice flat screen tv.

            The bathroom is small but fuctional. Not very carefully cleaned. There was only one light blanket with the very thin spread on the beds.

          • Couple
            7.0

            close to all hot spots to see in downtown chicago

            rooms are a bit small and warm. airconditioning makes lots of noise.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            I read other reviews and decided to make my own mind up. This is really an excellent hotel in a great location. Staff are friendly and welcoming and the hotel and room was clean and tidy. To be honest I don't understand some of the criticisms; drunks in the street? It's a city centre hotel!! Hardly their fault. Small rooms? Who cares? This is a great value hotel and I recommend it for anyone who visits Chicago and wants to stay downtown.

          • Single
            7.8

            The staff was very nice, rooms clean, but this is a basic no frills place, but fine for sleeping and changing when enjoying the easy access to downtown Chicago.

          • Family with children
            4.2

            The location

            The plumbing is awful too old I stayed 3 days and had all kinds of problems

          • Single
            9.6

            close to a city center (shopping avenue, ...), affordable (not very expensive)

            didn't have hot water for showering

          • Couple
            7.0

            Good Quality for the price. Just out of all the commotion of the main loop, yet close to shopping like Michigan Ave. Many excellent restaurants within walking distance.

          • Family with children
            5.8

            The lady at the front desk when we checked in was extremely friendly and location.

            The rooms were filthy! We had blood stained blankets, cob webs hanging from the ceiling, the bathroom was gross and carpet was stained. Called for house keeping which never showed up, they offered us a different room which was dirty as well and a room that was smokers room. They also overcharged our credit card. I would not stay at this hotel again!!!

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            Useful location, valet parking cheaper than available in the city

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Chicago location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, United States, 60611

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Chicago
            1.1 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Millenium Station
            3700 ft
          • Millennium Station
            3700 ft
          Underground stations
          • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
            1.4 mi
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Grand Lux Cafe (cuisine: International, Eclectic)
            400 ft
          • Coco Pazzo Cafe (cuisine: Italian)
            100 ft
          Parks
          • Milton Lee Olive Park
            2300 ft
          Beaches
          • Ohio Street Beach
            2800 ft
          • Oak Street Beach
            3500 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of floors:
            15
          • Number of rooms:
            195