$55 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jan 8, 2015 Check-out: Jan 11, 2015

Chinatown Hotel SRO Ltd.

1 star
214 W. 22nd Place, Chicago, IL 60616
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.7
out of 5
81 reviews
A great place to stay on a budget!

The staff were friendly, the people were welcoming and it was overall a great place. It has a nice... See full review

  • Rumo
  • May 15, 2014
Good for your budget

Although wi-fi never works, and the whole hotel was like being sent here directly from 20 years... See full review

  • Cisp
  • Dec 2, 2014
The Hotel is a nice hotel located in the heart of Chinatown Chicago, and is an ideal choice for budget minded travelers. -Only 4 blocks from McCormick Place; -Just 10 minutes way by bus or train from the Chicago Downtown, Grant Park or Museum Campus. -A couple of minutes to charming Chinese cuisine dining, shopping and entertainment venues inside Chinatown. Easy accessible to both O'Hare and Midway airports and other parts of the city.

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Chinatown Hotel SRO Ltd. Rooms

Standard Room
Standard room contains: Satellite TV channels, High speed Internet access, In-room phone and more.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
Services
Business center
Internet
High-speed internet

Nearby points of interest

  • Chicago Chinatown: 0.1 mi
  • US Cellular Field: 0.2 mi
  • Michigan Avenue South: 0.5 mi
  • McCormick Place: 1 mi
  • Soldier Field: 1.1 mi
  • Illinois Institute of Technology: 1.2 mi
  • Field Museum of Natural History: 1.3 mi
  • Grant Park: 1.3 mi
  • Shedd Aquarium: 1.4 mi
  • Printers Square: 1.5 mi
  • Cellular Field: 1.5 mi
  • Hull House Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Adler Planetarium: 1.6 mi
  • Harold Washington Library: 1.7 mi
  • Auditorium Building: 1.7 mi
  • Chicago Chinatown: 0.1 mi
  • US Cellular Field: 0.2 mi
  • Michigan Avenue South: 0.5 mi
  • McCormick Place: 1 mi
  • Soldier Field: 1.1 mi
  • Illinois Institute of Technology: 1.2 mi
  • Field Museum of Natural History: 1.3 mi
  • Grant Park: 1.3 mi
  • Shedd Aquarium: 1.4 mi
  • Printers Square: 1.5 mi
  • Cellular Field: 1.5 mi
  • Hull House Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Adler Planetarium: 1.6 mi
  • Harold Washington Library: 1.7 mi
  • Auditorium Building: 1.7 mi
  • Burnham Park: 1.7 mi
  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): 1.8 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 1.8 mi
  • Buckingham Fountain: 1.8 mi
  • Union Station: 1.9 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 1.9 mi
  • Symphony Center: 1.9 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 1.9 mi
  • UIC Pavilion: 2 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 2 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 2 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 2.1 mi
  • State Street: 2.1 mi
  • Opera House: 2.1 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 2.1 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 2.2 mi
  • Yacht Club: 2.2 mi
  • City Hall: 2.2 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 2.2 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 2.2 mi
  • Macys: 2.2 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 2.2 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 2.3 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 2.3 mi
  • Harris Theater: 2.3 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 2.3 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 2.4 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 2.4 mi
  • Museum of Holography: 2.5 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 2.5 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (81)

Ratings and reviews for Chinatown Hotel SRO Ltd.

Overall score

2.7 / 5
5.01.0
81 out of 81
Amenities:
2.2
Room cleanliness:
2.7
Hotel staff:
3.2
Room comfort:
2.5
Location:
3.5
Value:
3.1

60% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Sedlo
Business
Iowa City,Iowa
Jul 28, 2012

Great place to stay

We enjoyed staying here the staff was very helpful and friendly. The rooms are clean the service is excellent plenty of clean towels.The location is great you can dine close by and there's public parking and the C.T.A. station is right there. This was our second time to stay here and I'm sure there will be more.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
SpotCow
Business
Houston, TX
Jun 5, 2010

Need a place to crash? This is it.

If you are looking for a place to hang your hat for the night, this is it. As long as you don't plan on staying in your hotel room all day, it's a good place to rest for the night. It's a decent price for the location, but the rooms are very tiny. The rooms were also very clean. It has wireless internet, which is a plus. The bed was a little firm for my liking. The neighborhood is very nice too, and the L Train is just one block away. There's also a Walgreens right down the street. Highly recommend if you're looking a for a cheap place to crash for the night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Rumo
Business
Charleston, SC
May 15, 2014

A great place to stay on a budget!

The staff were friendly, the people were welcoming and it was overall a great place. It has a nice location in Chinatown and there are many great restaurants just in the vicinity.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Jun 14, 2008

Great value for the money

My daughter and I had a great time in Chicago's Chinatown. The hotel was clean and the employee who checked us in was friendly. I would consider staying again. Parking was a block away but in a gated and gaurded lot. I felt safe there with my 5 year old daughter. We really enjoyed shopping at the many shops. The people were all very friendly and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Lobster King restuant was delicious. You get huge portions and the price was great.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Indianapolis, IN
Jun 16, 2007

Great Value

This hotel was clean and the staff was very friendly. Easy to find. I would definitely stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Great authentic chinese food right next door.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Rochester, NY
Jul 14, 2008

affordable hotel near McCormick Place Convention Complex

Affordable, in walking distance of the convention center. Various restaurants nearby and grocery shopping. Staff friendly, room decently clean. The neighborhood outside Chinatown was a little decadent and didn't give the impression of being particularly safe at night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

lake Michigan

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
San Diego, CA
Sep 11, 2007

Cheap place to stay

The China Inn hotel is a cheap place to stay. Good for people who don't want to spend much. THis hotel is situated just around the corner from the entrance of Chinatown Chicago. The rooms are small but clean and have air conditioning. This is your basic nessesities hotel. If you like lavish then you need to spend more..cause you get what you pay for. The only scary thing about this place is that there was a huge fight in this area when i arrived that had to get broken up by the police. So if your a single person who dosen't know how to handle themselves this is not the place for you. Seemed very safe in the day time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NLo
Business
Louisville, KY
Nov 4, 2010

Location, the Station, the Chinatown

This hotel is at the heart of Chicago's very own and unique Chinatown. Close to Midway Airport by CTA (Metro) and minutes away from downtown Chicago. If you like exploring the culture, practice your Mandarin or Cantonese, this is a friendly place to do so. If you like Zse Chuan food... the best Zagat rated restaurants are a few minutes away. The train station is just around the corner. No, you don't hear the noise. Rooms are comfortable with showers, don't expect mints on your pillow type of hotel. Hotel service are courteous, friendly, and they do speak English (or Mandarin and Cantonese). You have to place yourself in the Asian culture, so don't bring your 5 star attitude to this place. I personally like to walk so I walked from the Hotel to Grand Central Station and it is a great walk. So for young adventurous; or walkaholics this is a cheap, great, place to spend the nights. Think about it, a hotel room is for sleeping not for watching cable tv or room service. Chicago is a city to explore and this hotel allows you to do it on a budget.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Lao Sze Chuan restaurant is the best spicy Asian restaurant. In the same place you can also find Hunan, Cantonese, Szechuan, and Shanghai cuisine.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lisa T.
Business
Chicago, Illinois
Dec 21, 2011

Perfect Location in Chinatown

Spending two days in Chinatown, right in the center, is so much better than visiting from afar. The hotel is run by friendly staff, who try to accommodate requests. This was our third stay. Definitely ask for a room at the front part of the building. Only one English language channel on TV. Be prepared to not have a typical hotel stay, but that is part of the adventure!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Lao Beijing. What a huge menu, you will find something great. Mandarin food, not just regular items we are so used to. In Chinatown Square.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
iweekly
Business
Fargo, ND
May 31, 2012

average

I like the location. It's a short walking distance to restaurants and subway station. However, the room was rather old and the blanket was smelly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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