"The hotel was OK, but not great. The parking app took many tries, which was aggravating.2022-07-24"
"About 18 miles from downtown Chicago. Nice amenities without the traffic and high prices of downtown and airport hotels. There were lots of restaurants with outdoor seating in the area. My room on the 12th floor had a nice view of the Chicago skyline, though the sound of the El was somewhat annoying until I got used to it. I ate dinner at the on-site restaurant, which was quite good.2018-07-30"
"A comfortable hotel with pleasant personnel.2017-11-30"
"My hotel room was too hot, and there was no fan. The heater was so loud at night that I couldn't sleep. Find another place to stay.2019-03-31"
"An older hotel, but it was comfortable and charming even though it didn't have fancy amenities. The room was on the small side, but it was fine for sleeping and the bed was comfortable. The window AC worked well but was quite loud. The front desk clerk was professional, friendly, and accommodating. Fantastic complimentary breakfast. Parking was limited; I parked at a lot several blocks away and walked.2018-08-21"
"The hotel was clean, and the staff was friendly and helpful.2018-10-02"
"The hotel was well-maintained and had many extras that made the stay wonderfully comfortable. The employees were courteous and competent. I liked the evening burgers, wine, and cheese. Great pool and nice exercise room. We were happy.2016-11-23"
"Clean room. Even the sofa bed was comfortable. The front desk clerks were courteous and helpful. Wonderful complimentary hot breakfast. The attendants were nice and kept the tables clean. This hotel was all we needed and more. Highly recommend.2015-04-07"
"My hotel room smelled like smoke, and the hallways were quite dirty; there were beer bottles and glasses outside my room when I checked in, and they were still there when I checked out.2017-11-21"
"Good experience. The hotel room was clean, but the AC fan was loud. I told the front desk clerk, but it wasn't fixed. I asked for another room, but was told no other rooms were available. I barely slept for 2 nights.2016-10-06"
"This is a budget motel. Not at all fancy, but it was adequate. Located on a busy street. The room was clean, though the beds weren't great. The bathroom door handle was falling off. Breakfast was pretty nice and included hot selections, but the sausage wasn't ready until 20 minutes after opening one morning. The staff seemed pleasant enough. Bring your ear plugs if you're bothered by road noise at night.2017-10-03"
"The motel was quiet and easy to access. The front desk clerk was efficient. No problems, and I was able to have my dog in the room.2015-08-01"
"The odor of animals was noticeable in the hallways at this hotel.2017-04-27"
"The hotel was clean. The room had a full-sized refrigerator, cookware, and dishes. Good service.2016-05-28"
"The room was spacious and clean, and we really liked the privacy of two bedrooms and bathrooms. No hair dryer, and no housekeeping service on weekends. We had noisy neighbors upstairs. Breakfast was outstanding. Great place to stay.2015-05-21"
On place pages like this, we order hotels from lowest cost to highest except we list low-rated hotels at the bottom of the page.
Most of our competitors order these same hotels in other ways that make them more money.
How Do We Define Motel?
To us, motels are smaller lodgings that have rooms you can enter directly from the parking area.
At hotels, on the other hand, you can enter your room only through a hall inside the building.
Hotel Booking Tips
Beware of non-refundable reservations that could cost you a lot of money if you change or cancel them. +Non-refundable reservations are a gamble that will usually save you less than $10. If you make a $90 non-refundable reservation instead of a $100 refundable booking, you are betting $90 to win $10. Would you do that in Las Vegas? -
Don't assume you can cancel a non-refundable reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel weeks or even months in advance. +Often you cannot because some hotels' profit strategy is to get paid more than once for the same room for the same night. -
Always read cancellation policies carefully before you make a reservation. + When is the latest date and time you can cancel without penalty? - More >
When you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. Take a copy with you to the hotel.
The earlier in the afternoon you check into a hotel, the more likely you will get a room or suite that matches your preferences.