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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed there thanksgiving night and highly disappointed. Expensive hotel with no amenities to make it worth it. Per their website they were to have room service, NOPE! We had to drive around to find something open on Thanksgiving or pay even more (50/pp) for their dining room. Fluffy ropes, ONE AND NOT FLUFFY AT ALL. Breakfast was just all... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this hotel just simply for the sliders(mini steaks in buns) OMG. Amazing. The are small enough to have as a starter or just order more for a main meal. We had 2 sliders each which were on the $5 for 2 sliders deal. We ended up ordering more and taking some with us too! The steak is just... More 

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HBRepresentative, Manager at Hotel Baker, responded to this review

Karen B, thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review on your dining experience. Glad you enjoyed those sliders. Should you be in town again, please come and visit! Stay well! More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We just stayed at Hotel Baker for my birthday weekend and was a bit disappointed. For the cost of the room it is definitely not worth it but it's the only hotel located in the downtown St. Charles area. We can stay in Chicago at the Hyatt for the same amount or less. Plus the walls are pretty thin as... More 

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HBRepresentative, Manager at Hotel Baker, responded to this review

Dear Marla R, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review. We appreciate your feedback. We are disappointed that your stay was not what you had expected. We hope you will return to St. Charles in the future to enjoy the various offerings our charming community provides. God bless! More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2,239 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Located in the heart of downtown St. Charles, if you get the right room, you'll have a great view of the river. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We were there with a wedding and they had a great reception area behind the hotel. It was a beautiful setting, the pictures turned out great. The wedding reception was in... More 

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HBRepresentative, Manager at Hotel Baker, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review. We truly appreciate your feedback. Looking forward to your future visit! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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200 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you like Old, Historic Hotels than this hotel is for you... it is 88 years old and has the charm you are looking for. It is in a great location in the middle of St Charles, Illinois.. right on the river... The hotel was clean and it looked like the bathrooms had been redone recently... The lobby, two story... More 

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HBRepresentative, Manager at Hotel Baker, responded to this review

Paul30, thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to provide a review. We truly appreciate your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Arcada has so many fantastic shows. Come back to St. Charles any time for a relaxing and fun getaway! All the best to you! More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The hotel staff were wonderful. They even had a doorman. The rooms were very clean and had an old time feel. They even had the old fashioned mail drop. We were at this hotel for my sons wedding which was gorgous. The food was finominal. Staff was accommodating. We loved our stay there and definately will come back.

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Thank Sondra C
HBRepresentative, Manager at Hotel Baker, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback about your stay and the special wedding you attended. We look forward to your next visit sometime soon! Best wishes! More 

West Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a very cool old hotel. I felt like I walked into a old movie set. This charming hotel is located along the fox river. It is close to all the restaurants and shops in downtown St Charles. The lobby and dining room areas are breath taking. The old world charm is very cool. The beds are great and... More 

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HBRepresentative, Manager at Hotel Baker, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review about Hotel Baker. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to your next visit. ❤️ More 

Geneva, Illinois
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681 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This hotel is a landmark in St. Charles. It is absolutely beautiful with old world charm. The rooms are also beautiful. There are gardens out in the back with a gazebo that can be used for weddings. We were in the lounge on Friday night and I had the time of my life! There is a piano player that starts... More 

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HBRepresentative, Manager at Hotel Baker, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we look forward to your future visits. Stay well! More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. The rooms are old and stuffy. If you have sensitivities or allergies I would recommend elsewhere. Like previously mentioned there is no parking on site, you need to use the free public parking 1-2 blocks away. Personally I would not stay here again.

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Aurora, Illinois
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

The hotel itself is magnificent. My husband and I stayed there for a quick getaway. The staff were very friendly, professional and accommodating. Our room had the perfect view. valet parking. had dinner at the hotels restaurant (Rox City Grill) which btw the fillet mignon skewer was delicious! overall stay was worth the money. plan on staying there again. little... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Baker offers the epitome in all things luxurious -- elegant guest rooms and suites, state of the art amenities, exceptional dining and lounge venues, and a scenic riverside setting that's second to none. Anywhere. If you're planning a wedding, party, banquet, conference or other event, we invite you to talk with our sales and catering professionals who are available to assist you. Our incomparable meeting and banquet facilities can accommodate groups from 10-300 in an atmosphere of sophisticated elegance and grace. And in season, Hotel Baker's charming rose garden and outdoor patio dining create a lovely, memorable setting. You can be confident that everything will be done according to the highest level of service and careful attention to detail. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Baker

Address: 100 West Main Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174
Region: United States > Illinois > Saint Charles
Price Range: £96 - £140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Baker 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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“get a room over looking the river”
 of 5 bubbles paul30, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel.”
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“River / Main St. views are good.”
 of 5 bubbles SWONTraveller, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely ask to see a room before booking. The website shows rooms with beautiful and lavish furnishings. Very deceiving.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenV372, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room on the backside to get a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles welltraveledOkie, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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