For those of you looking to make a trip or stay over in Uptown - some good ratings and details on our Hotels. The Darlington Hotel is a particular favourite of mine and a great location to view the sights of Uptown or a visit from Ed.
- Darlington Hotel, 4700 N Racine Ave (Lawrence Red Line/Wilson Red Line), ☎ +1 773 561-1741. On a residential street, a short walk from the Green Mill, the Riviera, and other Uptown music venues. Rooms vary - some have sinks, some have baths, other have neither. $35 per night with a $30 key deposit. edit
- Northmere the SRO Hotel, 4943 N Kenmore Ave (Argyle Red Line), ☎ +1 773 561-4234. Close to Uptown and the lake. Rooms are furnished and include refrigerators; no kitchen facilities, although residents are allowed to rent microwaves. Monthly rates only. $380/month with a same-sex shared bath, $415/month for a private bath. edit
- Wilson Club Hotel, 1124 W Wilson Ave (Wilson Red Line), ☎ +1 773 784-0691. Nestled between storefronts in the dingy heart of Uptown, close to the CTA station, this hotel offers only a bed. It's for men only. $65 per week, $202 per month, with a $15 key deposit. edit
- Chicago Lodge, 920 W Foster Ave (Argyle Red Line), ☎ +1 773 334-5600. Offers wireless internet and free parking. Ideal location for exploring the Southeast Asian restaurants and stores on Argyle, and close to the lake as well. $87 for one bed, $99 for two, $133 for whirlpool suites. edit