Rated 2 out of 5 by Norton81 Wet rooms with no assistance
We had a clear leak in our room. The whole end of our hallway was musty and damp. The carpet by our bathroom was saturated and the ceiling was bubbling. We would slip walking in an out of the bathroom the floor was so wet. We complained at the front desk and they said they would have it fixed or offer us a different room. They did neither!
August 8, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Mislead Misleading information
The reservation specialist provided incorrect information at the time of booking. Had the reservation specialist been honest regarding the proximity to the attractions I was coming to Chicago to visit I never would have booked at the Hotel.
September 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Patrick29 Well Kept
Everything in this room was spotless and we did not need anything more. Front desk was intelligent, polite, and prompt. Airport bus was prompt and courteous. Never saw the maid who did was unobtrusive but very thorough. Would stay here again .
August 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by ckunert No Microwave or Refrigerator?
On my last review I said it would be nice if there were a microwave and refrig in the room. I was told that there was. During this latest stay I discovered again that there is not.
Also, I received my bill, and it showed $25/day parking. I was with the iPEC group, and other members said they did not have to pay this.
June 24, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by DeanP Staff did not follow through
wasnt asked about green program at checkin. checkin took 45 mins but no one was in front of me in line. when i called from room to ask for green program maids still came the next day. wasn't offered a parking card. had difficulty leaving gated parking area becauase of it. not a good customer service experience to honest.
June 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Austonian Superb Hotel
All-around superb hotel with exceptional front door and front desk staff. Location is great—easy access to city (35min) via train and to O'hare (5 min) via hotel shuttle or train.
Two areas for improvement:
1) The WestinWORKOUT®: the gym facility is just OK for me. The hotel recently removed the more traditional strength training workout equipment and went to more of a feng shui wellness room with some free weights, mats and nice cardio equipment. I now use a near-by gym when traveling to this location.
2) The Westin Heavenly Bed: the signature Westin Heavenly Bed has little ‘Heavenly’ left in it at this particular property. Existing mattresses across a large number of rooms are end of life. Did I find plywood under one mattress? ; ) I love this hotel, but…gotta fix that one. It’s my understanding management plans to do just that. Later this year, it is rumored the hotel will undergo an extensive renovation and will be refreshing their rooms. Sweet!
September 13, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by DisappointedGuest27 Westin is skimping
Airline bumped my flight and put me here. I have stayed at Westin's elsewhere a decade ago and was expecting the same level of service. Was disappointed. Wifi was not included, nor was breakfast. These are basic amenities even crappy motels have the sense to include. Staff was helpful I don't fault them for this corporate skimping.
December 21, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by TravelPais Excellent Stay and Kudos to All
just got homer from a four night stay for a convention and was highly impressed with the ambience and staffing---only drawback was extremely high prices for the food served in the cafe and resturant. The bed was so comfy I hado to force myself to get up---
August 20, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by AJP11111111111111111111 Minor annoyances
The overall experience was fine.
Minor annoyances was a slowly responsive TV remote, inability to checkout via the TV and the bathroom door open was very close to the edge of the toilet so the door has to be closed to use the toilet that seems poorly planned...
August 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nannytfl Westin O'Hare Chicago
The hotel was clean. The restraurant food was amazing. Staff were friendly.
September 29, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by P1234 Food misaligned in price versus quality
First the food is good - it's just that in Chicago I could find better food at same or less price or equivalent food for less. Since I was there for a conference, I could not travel far (flew in - no car). On the weekend -- I went to places like "Slice of Heaven" in Berwyn and Lulas on Logan Square and had great meals.
March 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by STLtraveler Excellent Staff
I stayed at this Westin during a conference that was held in the hotel conference rooms, so I was stuck there for most of 3 days and nights. The staff was always available to guide me to a room, and help with any needs. This team is amazing, and better trained in customer service than any other hotel I have stayed at.
November 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by obpa Great place to stay!
This is a wonderful hotel. The staff was very friendly and efficient! The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. Very convenient for coming in and out of airport. The only downside is if you plan to spend a lot of time in the city it does take about a 30 minute train ride to get there. Otherwise it was fabulous!!!
June 6, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lassie Food service was excellent
The meals were very good with a variety of choices and beautiful presentation. The serving staff were pleasant and helpful. I found your food and beverage exceeded expectations. Did miss having hot chocolate packets available though. (no, I did not ask for any.)
The hotel looked lovely for the Christmas holiday.
December 3, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Aubie Decent Facility - Needs to step up Cleaning
The hotel is decent enough but my room needed some TLC. The bath smelled like mold and mildew, the drain was clogged and you had to shower in standing water and the room was only partially cleaned when I checked in. There were other small issues not worth noting.
However, the staff was very friendly and helpful.
August 24, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Davis30309 Outstanding Service
I can't say enough about the excellent service. I had a broken foot and I required wheel chair assistance during my stay. All members of the staff went out of their way to take care of me. I was met at the taxi upon arrival and wheeled around the hotel on a moments notice. My heartfelt thanks to all the staff.
June 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by MissnowaMrs Above and Beyond for Wedding Blocks
The O'Hare Westin was the best place and the most accomodating for my bridal party and guest to stay before and after our wedding. From the friendly staff in preparation to a meeting room to get hair/makeup done in to over all luxury - this was a perfect choice and I am so thankful for the great people there!
September 10, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Lene45 Unfortunate construction noise
I enjoyed my stay and everything/everyone was very accomodating and friendly. Beautful hotel. I did find the construction noise at 8:00am on a Sunday morning very unfortunate. Definitely no rest once it started. I apologize to anyone that heard my tv or iPad blaring......it was the only way I could hear it.
January 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by depuy123 Westin in September
The bed was comfortable, the linens clean and fresh. The staff was very friendly and accomodating.
September 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by trackerem Excellent service!
We arrived early, left late and was able to check in when we got there & left as late as we could for a late flight! I appreciate great service MORE THAN ANYTHING!! Train close for downtown travel. Restaurants close by plus in the hotel. All around good place to stay!
July 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by RIcky2995 The hotel meet my expectations.
The location is perfect. Close to O'Hara and downtown Chicago. A walk away from the CTA Blue Line. The food was a bit expensive for me. However the bagel shop fits my diet style.
September 2, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by MFVE Good hotel¡¡
Very nice, near to Airport
September 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Stone Accommodating and Friendly
My 18 year old son stayed for the Classical Singer Competition. He arrived EARLY in the morning from Las Vegas. Although the hotel could not guarantee an early check-in, they made every effort and was able to let him check-in early. They made his stay and the competition that much nicer for him.
May 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jerusha Excellent!
I would recommend this hotel for several reasons: conveniently close to the airport with hotel shuttle service, restaurant was very good, fitness center available, the room was very clean and spacious, and all needed accessories like blow dryer, iron, safe, etc. were included. Love the shower!
October 19, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by TiffanyGMC This was the worst Westin i have stayed at
This was a horrible 2 night stay for me. I am a blogger and I am unable to write a postive review. My room fan squeaked very loadly which they did replace. The hotel shuttle left me stranded for almost 2 hours while the kitchen already made my lunch which got cold.
I checked out early.
May 6, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by jbc528 poor fitness room
You removed all of the weight equipment. When I travel, I need my exercise. I can't get what I need anymore at this hotel or, I was told by the front desk, at any Westin. When I have a choice, I will NOT stay at a Westin in the future despite the otherwise great service.
June 16, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by FayO Very Comfy Beds
Overall, a great place to stay. The bed was oh so comfy, I didn't want to wake up. The shower was also great.
The staff, all the staff, were excellent. Very polite, courteous, friendly and accommodating.
I had the trout dinner in the Benchmark.Restaurant. It was the best dinner ever. The garlic butter sauce was very tasty. And they substituted asparagus for the shrimp. Also, tasty. As was the spinach and potatoes. My compliments to the chef. However, the Monday morning Breakfast buffet's hot items were not very hot, including the coffee, but I arrived just before closing time.
There could be more handicap parking spaces at the conference rooms end of the hotel. Some little bothersome items - the room lamps were in need of repair - loose shades, bulb fixtures, and switches. Desk chair was uncomfortable. Sheets were too small for the comfy beds and came loose during sleep, towels were a bit rough. Iron but no ironing board. Little things.
Overall, an excellent place to stay if you're in the area.
August 26, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 What a wonderful trip!
Our stay was one of the best I have ever had. The staff bent over backwards for us. Denise, the concierge, went above and beyond to assist us and make us comfortable. I have already told many people about my stay and will continue to reccomend The Westin O'Hare. I cannot wait to return.
August 15, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by kr22314 location
convenient to airport, but not much else nearby. renovated rooms are very nice and front desk staff was welcoming and professional. had difficulty reaching anyone on the phone (e.g., operator, restaurant, front desk, etc.). noone answered until i called the "service express" number.
March 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by flyingdawg ORD Location
Excellent airport location. Beautiful, large pool. Close to CTA. Great, brief one-night stay!
September 14, 2013