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Granger, Indiana
Reviewed 22 September 2011

These people are Idiots!!! We couldn't even stay our first night so I can't even judge the rooms, but we booked online and arrived very late after a 20 hr. work day for a corporate event production downtown. After speaking with the night clerk and driving around for 1.5 hours looking for parking within 1 mile or so of this...

1Thank Joshua I
South Carolina
Reviewed 21 September 2011

Two stars for the fact that it is close to downtown, with easy public transportation access. Of course many good restaurants are outside your door and the large Mexican neighborhood Pilsen, along 18th St. is a short distance away (but dont try walking it!). Chicago is a tough hotel town for anyone on a budget, so that may account for...

1Thank SouthCarolinaMax
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 September 2011

This was the worst hotel I've ever stayed in out of many many over the years. Big bugs - cockroaches, dirty carpet and sheets, filty walls, hole in the bathroom door, horrible lumpy bed, door had been broken inward so was loose and trim pulled away (a good shove would push the door in), had to take the lid off...

1Thank gregoryngrinley
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 5 September 2011

I can't say anything good about the hotel. It has serious bugs in their rooms. I got bites all over my body after the first night I stayed and requested to switch a room. The front desk person was not surprised at all that their room has bugs and complained that I should have told him earlier. After been switched...

Thank Lisa L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 August 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed here when we went to see the tourist spots in Chicago despite having read the terrible reviews cause this was within a few miles of most places we needed to go and was in our price range. We were very pleasantly surprised. I was expecting bugs and an absolutely horrible experience based on things I...

Thank Stevief03
Reviewed 19 August 2011

Got this hotel through priceline, only a suite was still available, $85 seemed reasonable. I arrived past midnight on a sweltering day. Reception OK, climbed the stairs and entered "the suite". It was hotter inside than outside, I mean it was stifelingly HOT, I estimate upper 80's in the room. The bigger room of the two had no curtains and...

1Thank kievit12
Reviewed 16 August 2011

I'm sorry but if you booked here and complained you're an idiot for booking here in the first place. This close to so much for $70 a night? What do you expect? The lobby has a nice appearance and the staff was very friendly. Our room is small but clean and perfect for what we need-a place to sleep in...

Thank mdh4
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2011

To say we were ‘disappointed’ with this hotel would be the understatement of the century. First of all we arrived to find there was no elevator despite having 3 floors in the building, and as we had a lot of luggage this was not much appreciated. The second we walked into the room it was clear we were staying in...

Thank RichyRay3000
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 June 2011

Unless you are looking to experience what it would probably be like to stay in a hotel in Beijing or Tokyo, somewhat Americanized, there truly is nothing positive to say about this hotel. The staff was short-tempered, unwilling to provide any assistance. The hotel is in a very inconvenient location, with NO parking nearby. I had to park more than...

Thank Skydragon86
Reviewed 26 June 2011

I went to Chicago to attend a conference on June 18 and stayed in this hotel for about one week. Generally speaking, I like this hotel. They supply a good service and it is very near to the red line station. Moreover, since it is in the Chinatown, you can have a good chance to taste the Chinese food. Only...

Thank titlijia

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures sprinkled throughout the neighborhood ranging from animal structures to pagodas, a tile mosaic, Chinatown Gate, and a Buddhist Temple.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Chicago's Chinatown, the Chinatown Hotel offers convenience at a low rate. We are 2 blocks away from the Chicago Subway station, 5 minute Taxi ride from The Loop, and 6 blocks away from McCormick Center. Our staff is fluent in Chinese and English, with 24 hour service available at the Front Desk. All our rooms come equipped with free Internet as well as Cable TV with English and Chinese channels. ... more   less 

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Address: 214 West 22nd Place, Chicago, IL 60616
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Chinatown , Southwest Side
Price Range: $77 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Chinatown Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Chinatown Hotel Chicago
Chinatown Hotel Sro Ltd
Chicago Chinatown Hotel
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Columbus, Ohio
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“I suggest a queen room or larger. It's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles F8996LWshannons, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Definitely, avoid staying in this place.”
 of 5 bubbles rafaelcarmona, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“book second floor of you don't want to hear the night noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 968chuckp, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“make sure you check your room.”
 of 5 bubbles alexanderieuans2016, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“DO NOT stay at this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles CavellierR, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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