Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago

 3 stars
720 North Lasalle St, Chicago, United States, 60654  show mapSave
From  US$ 91
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3.3
out of 5
Good
Based on  52 reviews
Its in a great location and has free parking, nice comfy bed flatscreen tv The rest of the hotel is run down.
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  • It was pet-friendly - Free parking - No pool
  • Rooms were very nice - Tv did not work - Free wifi in the rooms
  • Tiny lobby - Good shower - Good breakfast
  • Great value - Friendly staff - Beds were comfortable
  • Close to everything - Rooms were clean - No fridge

Overview

The superior Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago is a 3-star property located in the heart of Chicago. Founded in 2001, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2010.

Rooms

The hotel offers 70 comfortable rooms with such room amenities as TV, wireless internet and a safe.

Eat

Start your day with a delicious breakfast served at the restaurant.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Work

Business facilities at Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago include a fax, a business center and internet access.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   70.

Location

hotel Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago Chicago location

Great location in Chicago close to Chicago-Brown underground station. You can see Holy Name Cathedral, Museum of Broadcast Communications and Clark Street only 150m from the hotel.

The hotel is set next to theaters, a tower and galleries.

Getting around.

5 minutes' drive from Merrill C Meigs (closed) airport and 15 minutes' walk to Millenium train station.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.9km
  • Airport: Merrill C Meigs (closed) - 4.5km, Midway - 15.6km
  • Train Station: Millenium Station - 1.4km, Ogilvie Transportation Center - 1.5km
  • Underground station: LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line) - 2.2km, - 100 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Gay friendly
Dining facilities
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay at the price of USD 10.00 per night/person for baby cots. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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              Howard Johnson Chicago LocationWhat's nearby

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              What's nearby

              Attractions for Tourists
              • Old Water Tower Chicago
                600 m
              • John Hancock Observatory
                800 m
              General
              • Marina City
                800 m
              Shopping Areas
              • Oak Street
                600 m
              • Shops at Northbridge
                700 m
              • 700 m
              • Water Tower Place
                800 m
              Amusement
              • Screenz
                400 m
              • Amf Bowl Marina City Lanes
                800 m
              Museums
              • Stephen Daiter Gallery
                200 m
              • Pallas Photographica Gallery
                300 m
              • World Art Expressions Inc
                400 m
              • Palette and Chisel Acad-Fine Art
                600 m
              • Terra Museum of American Art
                700 m
              • 700 m
              • Chicago Artist's Coalition
                700 m
              • Arts Club of Chicago
                800 m
              • Mimi International
                800 m
              Halls
              • Studio 501
                700 m
              Universities, Institutes
              • Moody Bible Institute
                200 m
              • Ruth Page Foundation School
                600 m
              • Loyola University of Chicago
                700 m
              • Institute of Design
                700 m
              • Quigley Preparatory Seminary
                700 m
              • American College of Surgeons
                800 m
              • Illinois Institute of Art
                800 m
              • Real Estate Education CO
                800 m
              Business Areas
              • American Medical Association Headquarters
                600 m
              Air business related
              • The Merchandise Mart
                800 m
              Casinos
              • Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino
                800 m

              Local Attractions

              • Millennium Park
                1.7km
                201 E Randolph St, Chicago
              • Cloud Gate
                1.6km
                201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave & Columbus Ave, Chicago
              • Art Institute of Chicago
                1.8km
                111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
              • Michigan Avenue
                1.6km
                Chicago, IL 60656 ‎
              • Lyric Opera of Chicago
                1.5km
                Chicago, IL

              Near the hotel

              • Museum of Broadcast Communications
                110 m
                360 N. State Street, Chicago
              • Supernatural Chicago
                330 m
                632 N. Dearborn, Chicago
              • Holy Name Cathedral
                420 m
                735 North State St, Chicago
              • Clark Street
                480 m
                Clark Street, Chicago
              • The Newberry Library
                520 m
                60 West Walton Street, Chicago
              • Richard H. Driehaus Museum
                530 m
                40 E. Erie St., Chicago
              • John Hancock Center / Observatory
                800 m
                875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Cafe Iberico

                68% likes this, based on 400 reviews
                Food: Tapas, Spanish, Portuguese
                Price Range: USD 23 - USD 32

                70 m
                739 N. LaSalle Drive

                Phone: (312) 573-1510

              • La Salle Cafe

                70% likes this, based on 37 reviews
                Food: American
                Price Range: USD 1 - USD 9

                40 m
                712 N LA Salle Dr

                Phone: (312) 951-5001

              • Fogo de Chao

                86% likes this, based on 511 reviews
                Food: Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American
                Price Range: USD 51 - USD 51

                130 m
                661 N Lasalle Blvd

                Phone: 312 -932-9330

              • Portillo's Hot Dogs

                84% likes this, based on 1179 reviews
                Food: American

                260 m
                100 West Ontario Street

                Phone: (312) 587-8910

              • Blue Frog Bar & Grill

                73% likes this, based on 48 reviews
                Food: American

                90 m
                676 N LA Salle Dr

                Phone: (312) 943-8900

              Howard Johnson Downtown Chicago Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Howard Johnson Downtown Chicago

              Average guest rating

              3.3
              out of 5
              Good
              Based on 52 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              3.0
              Service
              3.2
              Value
              3.5
              Location
              4.3
              Dining
              3.9

              Individual guest reviews

              • Great location price and good Value. The staff were really friendly and room was big.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.7
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  2
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  3
              • The location was incredible, price/value was great and the front desk staff were wonderful. Room was clean and adequate.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.6
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • Great price and location, good value, the front desk staff were excellent. Room was just ok.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.8
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  2
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  4
              • Great value for downtown location, very good hotel for that price and front desk staff were helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.6
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  3
                • Service
                  3
                • Value
                  4
              • Price and location were great, the hotel itself was fine, the staff were friendly and check in was quick and easy. The bed was very comfortable.

                Only coffee available in room.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.5
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  3
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  3
              • The location was great, the hotel was easy to access from the expressway and the staff were all very friendly. Room was very comfortable and the attached restaurant was good for breakfast.

                Hard bed.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.7
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  3
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  4
                • Dining
                  3
              • The location is awesome, all good points for a 3 nights stay in Chicago and explore the city.

                That hotel was the dirtiest, run down, worn out room i have experienced and front office staff were not very helpful.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.1
                • Location
                  5
                • Service
                  1
                • Value
                  3
              • Location is pretty good and altogether raggedy place except for the two pleasant day clerks. The front desk staff is nice.

                Dirty and smelly hotel, room was noisy. Sheets were a bit questionable.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.3
                • Location
                  3
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  2
              • The location is good and the hotel is old and the rooms are cramped. Staff is friendly.

                Internet not reliable, exposed the bare mattress and maids in the AM very noisy.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.8
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  4
              • A great location and staff, value were good, front desk was helpful. The shower water was warm and towels were clean and fluffy. The restaurant for breakfast was also convenient.

                One of the worst hotels and the rooms and building in general are old and cramped.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.4
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  3
                • Service
                  3
                • Value
                  3
                • Dining
                  4
              • Good value for the location and great stay. Most importantly the price and friendly service. My room was very comfortable too and towels were clean.

                The hotel itself is old, the tvs are very dated and do not have a sleep option, ice machine broken.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.2
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  3
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  4
              • Great value and location, very Good Hotel, the price is reasonable and has free parking. Staff is friendly, the rooms are clean.

                Very old building and the front desk was unable to do anything to correct the problem. Tub was dirty and the sheet kept coming loose.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  4
              • Good restaurant on site and only 6 blocks west of the Magnificent Mile. The place looks pretty sad and house keeping was very thoughtful. The desk staff were helpful and there were plenty of tourist information in the lobby, the front desk clerk during the day was awesome, luckily our king bed had clean sheets.

                The coffee shop next door does a mean breakfast too, very old hotel and pretty bad service. Shower pressure was poor, towels were thin and worn.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.1
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  3
                • Service
                  3
                • Value
                  3
              • Good location and in no other hotel of all downtown Chicago did I see free parking. The desk staff were great and our room was clean and quiet.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  4
              • Awesome location, great place for the money and a walk to house of blues for ted nugent.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.5
                • Location
                  5
                • Value
                  4
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