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Rating System Explained

Our GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

See an explanation of GAYOT's stars here.


The Wheeler Mansion
Wyndham Blake Chicago
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Brierwreath Manor
Brightwood Inn
Chicago Marriott Downtown
City Suites Hotel
Club Quarters, Central Loop
Club Quarters, Wacker at Michigan
Courtyard Chicago Downtown
Courtyard Chicago Midway Airport
Days Inn Chicago
Drury Inn
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown
Flemish House of Chicago
The Flower Patch & Diamond House Bed & Breakfast
Gold Coast Guesthouse Bed & Breakfast
Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown
Hampton Inn St. Louis/Fairview Heights
The Hansen House Mansion
Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza
Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Midway Airport
Hotel Cass – A Holiday Inn Express at Magnificent Mile
Hyatt Place Chicago/River North
Inn at Irish Hollow

Jackson House
Maple Leaf Cottage Inn
The Margarita European Inn
Old Church House Inn
Ramada Inn Lake Shore Chicago
Residence Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
River House B & B Getaway Retreat
Ruby Room
The Ruebel Hotel
Tara Point Inn & Cottages
Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast
Victorian Rose Garden Bed & Breakfast
White Pines Inn
The Willows Hotel

Amber Inn
Howard Johnson Downtown Chicago
Travelodge O'Hare/Chicago

No Rating

The Langham, Chicago
Thompson Chicago
Virgin Hotel Chicago

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