We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Gateway Inn

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Professional photos
Gateway Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 63: English reviews
Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Inn has good price for us to afford around big city Chicago. Its convenient and comfortable. It is easy to chick in and check out. We cook waffles by ourselves for breakfast and free milk and juice.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jcui_597880
Rita O, Owner at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you took the time to write us a great review.. We are a small Mom and Pop, but we are trying to keep up with the big guys- hense... ( waffles...lol lol) But , we love those waffles too.... We hope you come back to stay real soon.. The staff at the Gateway Inn of Oak...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Wifi internet did not work in my room: I had to go to the office to get on internet. 2. Room is outdated: the paint is worn off switches and wall plugs. 3.Breakfast is below standard: only supersweet cereals (cheerios etc), milk only on demand 4.I asked for a quiet room, nevertheless my room looked out on the busy...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Christiaan_Leo
Rita O, Owner at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

SO SORRY--- YOUR STAY WAS NOT SO GREAT AFTER YOUR LONG FLIGHT..... WE ARE A SMALL " MOM AND POP" PLACE, WE ARE ALWAYS WORKING ON RENOVATIONS AND UPDATES- We are located on 95th street near the very busy Advocated Christ Hospital- We hope to make our little place a little better every day, so in the future we will...

Lansing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant people in a pleasant place who strive to provide a pleasant stay-over experience worthy of your consideration. A down-home place that goes the extra mile for the good of their business and clientelle.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kent B
Rita O, Owner at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Wow. That has to be one of the best and most truthful reviews we ever had.... Thanks so much for noticing that we are always trying to go that extra mile... We are hoping next year to really remodel the hotel and make it the best it can be.. Thanks so much... Sincerely- Rita and Bob , owners and operators...

Rushville, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't expect much when we made a reservation at this motel. We did it mostly for the price and the proximity to the venue where our friend was getting married. When we checked in, we were pleasantly surprised! The bedspread was really cute and there was enough room for a couch in there. The bed was comfy and breakfast...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Heidi G
Rita O, Owner at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Wow.. It's so great when people see past the fact we are smaller, and older, but we are cozy....clean ..... and affordable....... So thanks for telling the world , that its a great place to grab some sleep and get a cup of coffee and muffin .... WE SO APPRECIATE YOU GIVING OUR LITTLE SPOT A TRY.... THANKS FOR THE...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Oak Lawn is a ways out of the city center. It is a quiet area in a quiet suburb (although we were told not to go past a certain street in order to stay in a safe area. About the only complaint I had was for the breakfast. It is served in the office area with only minimal seating and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Aussiepam
Rita O, Owner at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let everyone know what we are really like, The good news is we have recently been approved by our village to expand our lobby - ( which is the current breakfast area) We know its small and and dated. which is why we are making a pretty big renovation, in that area. Please come...

Hampton
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our room was very clean, but small. The breakfast offered was very limited. The employees were somewhat friendly, however, one of them brought their dog Bob into work and while I was in the lobby, he precisely sprayed the back of my pants! The owner of the dog apologized or acknowledged the incident. Then they tried to tell us that...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank khocke_471651
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Actually, due to Air Canada error (don't fly Air Canada) we were unable to stay here - but they refunded our reservation deposit without argument. Perhaps someday we can actually enjoy staying as they are very fair people.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Doug R
Rita O, Owner at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

So sorry your travel plans got messed up... But thanks big time for taking the time to let the world know --- We are fair ,, and nice, lol people. We all hope to serve you and your family in the future. Sincerely- the entire staff at the Gateway Inn of Oak Lawn..

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Gateway Inn reminds me of the best small town roadside motels, except it's in the big city. The rooms are extremely clean, the staff couldn't be nicer and the bed was super-comfortable. For a budget motel in this part of town, you couldn't ask for better. Nice details include a fridge & microwave in each room and a tasty...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tom S
Rita O, Owner at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

You are too nice... Thanks so much for letting the world know , that we are a great .. little place in Oak Lawn. We try hard to always help out all the family and friends from Advocate. You never know what a person may be going thur, so treat everyone the way you want to be treated. We hope...

Fort Madison, Iowa
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Not a bad place to stay for the night. Clean and far enough off street to be fairly quiet. Could use a few upgrades, such as small tile chipping outdated popcorn bathroom ceiling. Not where I would go for a vacation, but would stay there again for the price and convenience to this part of greater Chicago. Has microwave and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank fort7oaks
Rita O, Owner at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a great and honest review. If folks are looking for a fancy pool and a pricey breakfast.. we are not the place for you..!!! So you said it correctly... We are a small , cozy, little place, that is clean and affordable With a FREE Breakfast.! So thank you for helping us -...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Dated appearance, no internal corridors. Very clean but mattresses are somewhat hard for my taste. A/C takes a while to cool the room due to the placement of the unit. Great location for Chicago Midway airport access.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank wschro_241270

26 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (22)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Oak Lawn
0.4 km away
Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn
Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn
#1 of 3 in Oak Lawn
627 reviews
6.8 km away
Baymont Inn & Suites Chicago/alsip
7.3 km away
Super 8 Bridgeview/Chicago Area
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.6 km away
BEST WESTERN Inn & Suites - Midway Airport
6.3 km away
Doubletree Hotel Chicago / Alsip
4.3 km away
Extended Stay America - Chicago - Midway
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated, super clean and affordable. Great location near Advocate Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Midway Airport, downtown Chicago, metra station. We offer a free breakfast, HBO, ESPN and more....we are a great stop as a real at-home Mom and Pop inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Inn

Address: 4657 W 95th St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453-2529
Region: United States > Illinois > Oak Lawn
Price Range: €89 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gateway Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Gateway Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Gateway Inn staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Gateway Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Pleasant people in a pleasant place who strive to provide a pleasant atmosphere worthy of your consideration.”
 of 5 bubbles KENTB551, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you're traveling with a small family or several friends, ask for rooms 8 & 9 (aka "The Penthouse Suite"). You won't be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles tomsG459AV, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The room was clean and cool and the housekeeper Crystal was very pleasant and welcoming. The hotel is in an area of lots of very nice small businesses, including restaurants, quiet bars and bakeries, and everything you could want is nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles , 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own blow dryer. Check windows.... ours weren't locked when we arrived. ”
 of 5 bubbles angeladY3111DV, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The upper floor may be better if you want to avoid flying trash and stray mosquitoes”
 of 5 bubbles martinso228, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay