Welcome to the
Carleton of Oak Park Hotel
Whether you’re visiting the Chicago area for business or pleasure, The Carleton of Oak Park offers gracious accommodations in the Oak Park tradition. Our hotel is nestled in a residential historic district and within walking distance of downtown Oak Park. The Carleton, has been providing area visitors with exceptional service for over eighty years.
Our boutique hotel is a local landmark and the destination of choice for thousands of visitors who travel near and to Chicago. The Carleton, with its beautifully appointed guest rooms, is the perfect hotel for romantic getaways, a long-awaited vacation or corporate retreats. Local attractions, such as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home & Studio and Hemingway’s Birth House are within several blocks of the hotel. Downtown Chicago is just 10 miles away and conveniently accessible via train. The CTA and Metra Train Stations are located one block from the hotel.
The Carleton hotel is also the perfect venue for weddings, social events and corporate meetings. Over 6,000 square feet of event space, four unique function rooms along with our professional staff, will make your event a success.
For dining, the Carleton offers several options. Barclay´s American Grille, newly opened in November 2009, serves classic American cuisine "with a twist". Barclay´s opens daily at 5:00PM. Also located off the main lobby is Poor Phil´s Restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. See our dining page for more information.