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Emporia, Kansas
Reviewed 7 February 2012

I booked this hotel mainly because of the price and location. It was VERY cheap and I found it to be within reasonable walking distance of everything I wanted to do (Cloud Gate, Magnificent Mile, etc.) You certainly get what you pay for. It's an extremely outdated place. The room was small...there were maybe 3 inches of space between the...

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Shannon, Ireland
Reviewed 23 November 2011

i booked this hotel because i thought it was near union station, stupid me.I also had it booked before i read the reviews here,which made me think ,my gawd what kind of a dump have i booked myself into..i did not cancel however (unfortunetly) people say you get what you pay for ,location was good near the EL the room...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Reviewed 22 November 2011

I was in Chicago mid-November on a business trip. In an attempt to save our company a little coin, my colleague and I booked our stay at the Chinatown Hotel. We thought we would give it the old college try and maybe discover a hidden gem. Wrong. Things to know about the Chinatown Hotel: 1) They DO NOT accept American...

3Thank Margaret W
New York
Reviewed 24 October 2011

I advice you to stay away from this "hotel" (hostel) at all cost. I was in Chicago for a few days in August 2011 and stayed here. First off there is no elevator and the staircases are dark. and scary. When I got to my room, it looked like the room wasn't cleaned in years,the carpret was stained, the walls...

1Thank R S
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 21 October 2011

Terrible!!! Booked room for two nights hardly stayed one night, front desk rude and not professional at all, hotel is very far away from clean, rooms small and dirty, mold stains all over, just 1 english channel on TV (TV very small and 100 years old)and 3 foreign channels, room very cold, just a couple medium size towels in the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 October 2011

It's in a great location. Chinatown Hotel is close to the loop and public transportation is easily accessible. The red line train stop is just a few minutes away. There are many, many great restaurants close by which makes dining easy. The staff is friendly and helpful. Of course you shouldn't be expecting a luxurious stay, but for the price,...

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Madison, WI
Reviewed 4 October 2011

My husband and I were looking for inexpensive accommodations in Chicago: we were attending a concert that evening and didn't want to drive three hours home immediately after. We chose Chinatown Hotel for its price ($80 with taxes included), cheap parking ($10 for 24 hours), and location (just a few stops on the red line from the Loop). The neighborhood...

1Thank lsilver3
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 23 September 2011

This is the first time I've ever wrote a review of a hotel. We booked in here in a hurry and didn't check reviews etc.... big mistake. Firstly it is tucked away down a side road in Chicago, but that's not so bad. When you walk in the door the first thing to hit you is the smell, I gonna...

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Reviewed 23 September 2011

My family stayed one night at this hotel and all 4 of us got bed bug bites within a week... We are talking a line of bites on my parent's neck and arms, a line of bites on my hands, legs, arms.... Cost my parents a fortune to replace their mattress and linens DO NOT GO TO THIS HOTEL P.S....

1Thank Andrew I
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 September 2011

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights 09-12-2011 and unfortunlately was reminded in part of a real flophouse I stayed in Miami in December 1977. Clearly the operators of the Chinatown Hotel do the minimum and little else. I rented a "suite" for myself and a friend, and even a very experienced traveler like myself was surprised to find...

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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: €51 - €52 (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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“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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