Located in Ridgeland, Carleton of Oak Park is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and within a 15-minute drive of Brookfield Zoo. This 153-room, 3-star hotel has free in-room WiFi along with free self parking and a fitness center. In the historical district, the hotel is also within a 20-minute drive of University of Illinois Chicago and Willis Tower.


This hotel is home to 2 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. For your convenience, a full breakfast is available for a fee.


All of Carleton of Oak Park's 153 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free weekday newspapers, phones, and ironing boards are also standard.

Property features

Carleton of Oak Park features a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 3 meeting rooms. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include conference space, a business center, and a computer station.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This low-rise hotel is 10 miles from downtown Chicago and 12 miles from O'Hare International Airport. The hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access throughout, as well as meeting facilities and two restaurants. The Metro Commuter Train, which leads to downtown, is one block from the hotel. Self parking is complimentary.

  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Express check-in 
  • Total number of rooms - 153 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Business center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 232 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2500 
  • Smoke-free property 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Carleton of Oak Park offers 153 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Poor Phil's - Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a sports bar atmosphere.

Barclay's American Grill - Classic American cuisine with a twist. Serving dinner after 5 PM.

Room service - Available from Barclay's American Grille after 5 PM.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8.00 and USD 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Carleton Hotel
  • Carleton Hotel Oak Park
  • Carleton Oak Park
  • Oak Park Carleton
  • Carleton Of Oak Park
  • The Carleton Of Oak Park Hotel Oak Park
  • Carleton Oak Park Hotel

We should mention

Up to 4 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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