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Red Roof Inn

162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Red Roof Inn
    Raf Miastkowski
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    3 Jul 21, 2014

    The Red Roof Inn doesn’t exactly scream luxury, but it’ll definitely do the job if you’re looking for a clean place to stay that won’t empty out your wallet. The lobby and halls are a bit tight on space, but the room itself was actually pretty spacious. There was a small desk to get some typing in, and a nice little couch to boot. Definitely beats watching news from bed. It’s nice to have separate areas for sleeping and hanging out. The hotel itself is located near plenty of restaurants, including Ron of Japan if you’re into some Japanese dining.

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  • Red Roof Inn
    Liz Behler
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    3 Jun 26, 2014

    Budget travelers who don't want to sacrifice location, this is your place. Just a block from the Mag Mile (and across the street from a Garrett's popcorn—ask one of the helpful workers at the front desk if they have any coupons for a free bag), the Red Roof Inn offers no-frills amenities in the heart of the city. Rooms can be cozy (read: cramped), so spring for a suite or specify you want one of their larger king rooms if you're bringing a lot of luggage. For the best prices, book online.

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    Sara Tracey
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    3 Jan 21, 2014

    This is a shabby hotel with a fantastic location. It's not pretty--the furniture in the lobby has seen brighter days, and the red walls and carpet in some rooms make them seem even tinier than they are--but it's fine enough for sleeping and showering if that's all you plan to do in your room. The price is right, certainly. There's no room service or complimentary breakfast, but there are tons of great options nearby. The staff really wants it to be a nicer hotel than it is, so they're extra friendly and solicitous, as if saying nice things about the hotel will make it look better.

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  • Red Roof Inn
    Amanda Boleman
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    2 Oct 24, 2013

    If you don't need a lot of bells and whistles when it comes to booking a hotel, the Red Roof Inn could be a good spot for you. Only a block off Michigan Avenue, the hotel is near a ton of great shopping and sights, but the rooms really are very basic and there isn't much to the hotel besides the small lobby area and the rooms.

    At an average of $69 per night, the Red Roof Inn is one of the least expensive hotel options in the area, especially considering you also get free Internet access.

    Despite being fairly small, the rooms felt cozy with warm red walls and glowing lights over the bed. It was a little dark with no overhead ceiling light though.

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  • Red Roof Inn
    Vince Nigito
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    3 Jun 01, 2013

    Red Roof in is one of the kind of hotels that’s sort of great because it feels very normal. There is not a lot a pomp and circumstance. The rooms are cozier. All the amenities are present. The TVs get left on to prove that someone has been in to clean. There’s free Wi-Fi. Parking is $36 a night. If you want to work out, they get you a deal at a local gym. I watched the staff be very, very patient with some people. This place gets points for everything that isn’t wrong with it. It’s a solid, budget option within walking distance of the magnificent mile and every other kind of restaurant in the city. And it’s across from a Garrett’s Popcorn. What I’m saying is, stay there if you like Garrett’s.

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  • Red Roof Inn
    Don Wilson
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    1 May 16, 2014

    Very small modern room. When we checked in multiple people were at desk with room problems - mostly bathroom issues. There were only two workers operating the hotel the night we stayed there so terrible checkin and problem responses. POSITIVES: 1] Tremendous location one block off Michigan Ave across from Courtyard by Marriott. 2] I only paid $51 using Priceline bidding.

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2.5 out of 5
6 members' reviews
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Description

Located just off Michigan Avenue, the Red Roof Inn is within easy walking distance of the Tribune Tower, Hancock Building, and the Chicago Water Tower. Other attractions include Millennium Park.

Features:
Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile features valet parking, coffee in the lobby, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in

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public areas. Business services and concierge services are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include use of a nearby fitness facility for a discount.

Guest Rooms:
There are 195 guest rooms at Red Roof Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. In addition to complimentary wireless Internet access, guest rooms offer free local calls and voice mail. Televisions have premium cable channels and pay movies. Rooms also include blackout drapes/curtains, irons/ironing boards, and clock radios. Housekeeping is offered and guests may request wake up calls. Cribs (infant beds) are available on request.



Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 36 per day (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Amenities:

  • Business Center
  • Restaurant
  • Free Hi Speed Internet
  • Pets Allowed
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Voicemail
  • Clothing Iron
  • Wake Up Service
  • Family Rooms
  • Children Allowed
  • Valet Parking

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