Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago

 2 stars
720 North Lasalle St, Chicago, United States, 60654  show mapSave
From  US$ 140
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Verified Reviews:

  • 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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Rooms and availability

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    Howard Johnson Inn Downtown 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 Inn Downtown Chicago Reviews

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