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The Write Inn Hotel - Oak Park

211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, Illinois, United States, 60302  show map
 2 stars
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The Write Inn Hotel - Oak Park

Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Laundry
Elevator

Lift

Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Overview

The Write Inn Hotel is a 2-star property situated at about 8 km distance from Brookfield Zoo. Renovated in 2003, this hotel offers accommodation in a 4-story French building.

The hotel is nestled in the heart of Oak Park, steps away from Oak Park Metra train station. The venue is located within 20 minutes' walk from Oak Park center.

This hotel is conveniently placed close to bistros, a zoo and restaurants.

Lake Street & Oak Park bus stop is 400 meters from the hotel and a 5-minute walk takes guests to Oak Park-Green underground station. The hotel is about 20 minutes' drive from Midway airport, which is 15 km away.

Rooms

Some of the non-smoking hotel rooms feature a private safe, pay TV, coffee/tea makers, a kitchenette and a seating area as well as a microwave and a fridge. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Several dining options include Hemmingway's Bistro and Winberie's Restaurant & Bar which offer menus of French and American meals and placed 50 meters away from the hotel.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour front desk, housekeeping and ironing service as well as a safety deposit box, parking and a lift.

Relax

Such on-site leisure facilities as a tennis court and a golf course are available for the guests' use.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   65.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Lift

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service

Dining

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Children's play area

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 10
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed USD 10
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cots and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, Illinois, United States, 60302

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Airports
Train
  • Oak Park Metra
    2300 ft
  • River Forest Metra
    1.6 mi
Underground
  • Oak Park-Green
    1700 ft
  • Harlem-Green
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Hemmingway's Bistro (cuisine: French)
    0 ft
  • Winberie's Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: American)
    800 ft
Parks
  • Lake Theatre
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    65

Rooms and availability

The Write Inn Hotel photos Room
Standard Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
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King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The Write Inn Hotel photos Room King
Signature King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Barbeque grills
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Queen Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Barbeque grills
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Mini Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Barbeque grills
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

The Write Inn Hotel Location

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Local attractions

  • Lake Theatre2000 ft
    1022 Lake Street, Oak Park
  • Ridgeland Common Park & Pool2600 ft
    415 Lake St
  • Garfield Park Conservatory 4.0 mi
    300 N Central Park Ave
  • Pleasant Home2600 ft
    217 Home Ave
  • Oak Park Conservatory1.3 mi
    615 Garfield St

Near the hotel

  • Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Museum200 ft
    339 N Oak Park Ave
  • Frank Lloyd Wright\'s Unity Temple1000 ft
    875 Lake Street
  • Wright Plus Housewalk1800 ft
    Various Oak Park, IL
  • Oak Park Public Library900 ft
    834 Lake St
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio1900 ft
    951 Chicago Ave
  • Oak Park Visitors Center1900 ft
    1010 Lake St

Restaurants nearby

  • Hemmingway's Bistro0 ft

    Address: 211 N Oak Park Ave
    Phone: 708-524-0806

    70% likes this, based on 68 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 23 - USD 42

  • Papaspiros800 ft

    Address: 733 Lake St
    Phone: (708) 358-1700

    65% likes this, based on 36 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek

  • Sagano Sushi900 ft

    Address: 731 Lake St
    Phone: 708-383-2720

    Cuisine: Japanese

  • Winberie's Restaurant & Bar800 ft

    Address: 151 N Oak Park Ave
    Phone: 708-386-2600

    76% likes this, based on 82 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 31

  • Fuego Loco Cantina & Salsaria800 ft

    Address: 722 Lake St
    Phone: 708-763-0000

    65% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 21

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    65

The Write Inn Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Write Inn Hotel

7.0
Very goodBased on25 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
7.7
Location
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    We liked the helpful front desk.

    We would like to have Fox News.

  • Single
    7.4

    Location, Location,Location!!! Check-in/concierge person was very pleasant. Breakfast at the restaurant was more than adequate. Pleasant server. Awful croissant but otherwise good breakfast.

    My room and bathroom were a little shabby.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Location, decor, staff

    room layout was not optimum for bag placement. TV was very limited channels. not enough pillows.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Excellent parking arrangements...free at nearby garage. Wi-fi free. Located near the Green Line for easy transportation into the city. Close to good restaurants, shopping and Frank Lloyd Wright studio, homes and Unity Temple. Excellent restaurant attached to the hotel where we ate breakfast, which is well-prepared.

    We have stayed here many times, but this is the first time I had a bed so lacking in support that I removed all the bedclothes from the bed and tried to sleep on the floor...not a perfect solution, but I slept better there than I had in the bed. We requested a rollaway for the remaining nights of our stay, and I removed the mattress from that and placed it on the floor...then I was able to get two good nights' sleep. If the mattresses on our beds are indicative of new purchases throughout the hotel, we won't be staying there again.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Amazing receptionis- grandpa who was extremely friendly and made us feel right at home. The room was more than we expected. Now we know where to stay the next time we come to Chicago. It will be our favorite hotel for foreseeable future. Nepalese and mexican couple!

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Friendly and helpful staff, zero problems during a week long stay.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    Friendly staff and historical significance of hotel.

    Temperature control not fully functional.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The Write Inn is quietly tucked away--well, relatively so, since it's on one of Oak Park's main streets--next to Scoville Park and the Oak Park Ave./Lake Street shopping district, and within easy walking distance from the 'El' train into Chicago. Room was low-key and simply furnished but comfortable. Was very pleased with the price we paid for three nights. Didn't try their restaurant but the (small) place was full up for dinner two of our three nights and is supposed to be very good.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Great location...central to most everything in Oak Park and it is within walking distance. Close to El if you wanted to get downtown.

    Parking garage was a couple blocks away, but it was free so that wasn't too much of an inconvenience.

  • Older travelers
    6.8

    The location was perfect for visiting the Frank Lloyd Wright Studio and home in Oak Park. Very close to shopping, across from the Ernest Hemingway Museum and a number of excellent places to eat with in walking distance. Also the green line is only a couple blocks away if you felt the need to go into Downtown Chicago.

    Our particular room was very small but other rooms in the facility were larger...we had opted for the smaller room because of the smaller price. I think next time I would opt for a larger room.

  • Single
    6.2

    Quaintness

    Bathroom around the sink was not clean, there is black mold around the sink

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location of hotel and convenience of parking

    Air-Conditioning rheostat was broken--room was at 55 degrees F continually.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Great character, excellent location to historic sites! Perfect place to stay to head up to Wrigley Field for a ballgame, too.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    I liked the historic aspects of the hotel.

    The rooms are quite small, but adequate.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Great location! The town was adorable, and the hotel was only a few blocks from the train. We felt safe the entire time there. Both employees at the front desk we dealt with were extremely friendly and helpful. The room itself was nice, clean, kind of small, but perfect for us. The hotel validates parking which is also nice! We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely return again. Oh and the bed didn't squeak which was also a plus... :)

How to reach hotel

hotel The Write Inn Hotel - Oak Park Oak Park location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, Illinois, United States, 60302

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Oak Park Metra
    2300 ft
  • River Forest Metra
    1.6 mi
Underground
  • Oak Park-Green
    1700 ft
  • Harlem-Green
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Hemmingway's Bistro (cuisine: French)
    0 ft
  • Winberie's Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: American)
    800 ft
Parks
  • Lake Theatre
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    65