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Harvey House Bed and Breakfast

107 S. Scoville Avenue , Oak Park, IL 60302 USA (Show map)
4.7
90 Reviews
$175 - $310
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On Chicago Tribune's Best Hotel List and Chicago Magazine's Best Neighborhood Inns! Chicago's Most luxurious romantic inn with oversized luxury baths and fireplaces. In Suite Massages offered including heated stone. Five suites, all with private baths. WIFI and Internet Guest workstation with color copier, fax, printer provided. 3 King suites, 2 Queen suites, 3 jucuzzi suites, 4 suites with fireplaces, and two suites with kitchens! Perfect location 8 miles from Chicago. Walk 2 ½ blocks to “L” and Metro Trains for superb access to downtown Chicago, O’Hare and Midway Airports. Walk to dozens of shops and restaurants. Running track (1/4 mile) within a block. We are in the heart of the historical district featuring Frank Lloyd Wright tours and Ernest Hemingway’s museum. Ideal for business travelers, families and tourist. Our Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen, formal dining room or the Brussels Belguim stone patio is a perfect spot for breakfast. During the week and weekends a full gourmet breakfast is prepared, and we accommodate most diet preferences. The common area is noted for its fireplace, piano rotunda, book shelves, and french doors leading to the outside patio. Each room has its own distinctive decor and guests love to explore unoccupied rooms to see where they would like to stay next time. Amenities include terry robes, TV/VCR, Internet connection, FAX and copier, phone for local calls.

Rooms & Rates

Jimmy Stewart

This second floor suite offers understated and refined elegance with a level of sophistication reminiscent of old time Hollywood glamour. Rarely if ever found in a hotel setting guests will enjoy the finest silk drapes and bedding, hand stenciled carpet, antique furniture and an unparalleled private bath. The oversized Jacuzzi tub for two, a separate shower, and private commode offer a level of luxury that will delight even the most discriminating guests. The finest towels and luxury robes and bath products await you.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Garden Suite

Enjoy the 3 sided fireplace from the fabulous oversized jacuzzi tub. A waterfall is ideal in any garden including this one, and a waterfall shower adorns the oversized tub area. This suite’s layout is for those who desire an intimate setting. The bath is integrated into the suite with no fixed walls but rather a privacy screen, providing both openness and privacy. Perfect for those looking for a romantic getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Golden Chest

Deep sensual colors and textures delight the senses combining eastern Asian influences with Chicago Chic. This meditative space has Zen like qualities that provide a tranquilizing and calming environment. The attention to detail includes a richness of surfaces ranging from granite to hand painted silk fabrics. A flat screen TV and corner fireplace with remote control all add to the ambiance of The Golden Chest Suite. Rendering the elegance of a delicate kimono, the vibrant luxury bedding balances striking color and design with touches of Asian flair.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Oak Park Suite

Oak Park is architecturally fabulous having both the Frank Lloyd Wright influences and incredible Historical Victorian architectural influences. Both are rarely found in the same structure. A sophisticated design team headed up by Gail Prauss Interior design studio located in Oak Park highlights how both styles can and do work in the same space. This suite combines the best of architecture in Oak Park with pure luxury and comfort. Private luxury bath with marble walled rainshower. Antique stained glass imported from Europe was used to create the magnificent window in the front of the suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Chalet Suite

The Chalet Suite features a solid walnut king sized bed, a huge fieldstone fireplace, an 8 foot leather couch, 50 inch flat screen tv with DVD, private bath with Jacuzzi and kitchenette. Bead board ceilings, cherry wood antique furniture and the geometrical roof line combined with 12 feet ceilings all make this suite a favorite of many guests passing through. The Chalet suite is a welcome respite for pilgrims and a marvelous haven for all travelers, enter a forest of greens and this space will stay with you for years to come. A place where memories are created.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.7

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90 Reviews

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Beautifully decorated

4.8 on September 02, 2013

In fact, their decorator deserves an award! Staying in such beautiful surroundings makes it easy to relax and enjoy your time away from home. Beth has every creature-comfort you might require, including a vibrating exercise machine that you would likely have to use at your own risk! (By the way, it looks fun. I had never seen anything like it.)


A gem near Chicago!

4.4 on October 04, 2012

If you are visiting Chicago or Oak Park, forget the big hotels and stay at the Harvey House. A wonderful gem tucked away in beautiful Oak Park with great rooms and fabulous service and breakfasts to die for. Nearby scenic neighborhoods and FLW houses and great local restaurants to choose from. The Metra is close enough to get to town and hardly noticeable for sound. Stayed there for several days for the Ryder Cup and enjoyed our visit immensely. We'll be back.


The Wright Stuff, As In Architecture

5 on July 28, 2012

Spouse and I were visiting Frank Lloyd Wright sites and Harvey House was just the right place. On top of location, the facility was great - clean, up-to-date and the owner and daughter provided a great - the best - breakfast and conversation. A terrific place to visit and stay.


Harvey House 6/14/12 to 6/17/12

5 on June 20, 2012

Outstanding facility run by owner. Couldn't ask for better.


Really nice place

4.2 on March 12, 2012

Stayed one night in Golden Chest Suite. Unfortunately didn't get to spend much time actually at the B&B but it was great! Very clean and the service was attentive.


Honeymoon Spectacular

4.8 on January 16, 2012

We had such a great time while we were in Oak Park! This B&B has a great romantic and peaceful environment! The owner was friendly, outgoing and informative! We loved our stay and are hoping that we can go again in the future!


Great place!

4.6 on December 12, 2011

Cozy, beautiful, clean--James Stewart room (and the entire B&B) is highly recommended. 10 minute walk to downtown Oak Park. My wife and I had a great, relaxing afternoon/evening/morning there.


Harvey House Bed and Breakfast

4.8 on December 01, 2011

My husband and I, recently stayed at the Harvey House Bed and Breakfast, in the Chalet Suite. Everything was great! This was our 2nd visit, and we plan on visiting often.


Our stay in the Jimmy Stewart room

4.6 on November 30, 2011

The room was amazing. Loved the large attached bathroom & the little extra's left for guest use. The food was amazing & owner & employee were very friendly & fun to talk with. What a great & relaxing stay.


Fantastic Night Away from Home

5 on November 17, 2011

This is the second time I've stayed at Harvey House, and it was even better than I remembered. The rooms are beautiful, the service is better than you could ask for, and the food is delicious. My partner and I were staying there after getting married and were planning on having an early breakfast to get back in the city so as to see a friend before they had to leave town. But since we got in so late, Beth invited us to have our friend come meet us and offered breakfast for the 3 of us - at no extra charge! It was such a delight to be able to sleep in and relax with a cappucino (or two), and have a leisurely breakfast with our friend, instead of having to scidaddle out of there so quickly. It really made our stay just that much better. I highly recommend Harvey House to anyone who is looking for a night where someone else is fully taking care of you.


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Location

Location Type

City

Airport

Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare) 10 miles

Directions to property:

From Ohare Airport: 11 miles : Start out going North on DEPARTURES. 0.03 miles 2: Merge onto I-190 E. 0.70 miles 3: Take the exit toward US-12/ US-45 S/ MANNHEIM RD. 0.28 miles 4: Merge onto US-45 S/ MANNHEIM RD/ US-12 E toward MANNHEIM RD. 1.09 miles 5: Turn LEFT onto LAWRENCE AVE. 0.78 miles 6: Turn RIGHT onto RIVER RD. 0.94 miles 7: RIVER RD becomes DES PLAINES RIVER RD. 2.84 miles 8: Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto N 1ST AVE/ IL-171. 1.90 miles 9: Turn LEFT onto LAKE ST. 2.39 miles 10: Turn RIGHT onto N SCOVILLE AVE. 0.11 miles From Midway Airport:Start out going North on S CICERO AVE 5.76 miles 2: Merge onto EISENHOWER EXWY W/ I-290 W via the ramp- on the left. 1.20 miles 4: Take the AUSTIN BLVD exit- exit number 23A- on the left. 0.27 miles 5: Turn RIGHT onto S AUSTIN BLVD. 0.76 miles 6: Turn LEFT onto WASHINGTON BLVD. 0.50 miles 7: Turn RIGHT onto S RIDGELAND AVE. 0.24 miles 8: Turn LEFT onto PLEASANT ST. 0.17 miles 9: Turn RIGHT onto S SCOVILLE AVE. 0.12 miles Total Estimated Time: Total Distance: 9.04 miles 20 minutes

Area Attractions

Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Frank Loyd Wright Studio and Home Tours, Unity Temple, Ernest Hemmingway Birthplace and Museum, Oak Park Attractions, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Videos, Washer/dryer , steamer for clothing

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fireplace, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR

On-site activities

Jogging 1/4 mile track within a block, Swimming pool with adult only deck 1 block, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: case by case basis
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: All room rates are subject to change (USD American Dollars). Tax is additional to all prices quoted. A deposit equal to one nights stay is required to hold a room(s). On extended stays, a deposit equal to first nights stay plus one half remainder nights is required to hold room.we reserve the right to refuse service to those whose behavior is detrimental to our home!
  • Cancellations: Refund of deposit less $20 handling fee if cancellation is made 7 days (168 hours) before stated arrival time. On cancellations made less than 7 days before scheduled arrival time, a gift certificate in the deposit amount (less $20 handling fee) may be requested. The gift certificate is good for one year from cancellation date. Otherwise deposit is forfeited

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Beth Harvey

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

1 Cat

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Meals

Breakfast

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107 S. Scoville Avenue , Oak Park, IL 60302 USA (Show map)

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