Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Elk Grove Village O'Hare
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The plane from Toronto to Chicago was so small. (see pic) So we arrived in Chicago at 4:30 Chicago time (an hour behind Toronto). We made it to our gate with time to spare. We did checked out the United Club lounge., but wasn't as good as our Maple leaf lounge in Toronto. Way to many people and very noisy. So we just headed over to the gate and boarded the plane. You sit in your economy seat on the plane ...
... in the early evening and pretty tired. A short walk and a quick meal at the Cheesecake Factory (which we know from Honolulu) was all we could manage.
The fun started next morning when we did a historic boat tour of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. The city has some of the best designed high-rise architecture in the World featuring buildings from the 20's and 30’s and well as more modern ones. There are a ...
... the only proper restaurant you can sit and have a meal. The food was pretty decent and not too over-priced. All in all, a great trip. I generally like flying Delta airlines. Their airplanes are clean and seem to be more spacious than their competitors. I am not a fan of regional jets, and with Delta, you a guaranteed to get mainline metal more often than not. I think it's a pretty classy airline and they do a nice job.
This was only my 3rd flight on US Airways and the experience ...
... to where we
were staying we set out to look for one that seemed promising.
Metropolis. It wasn’t too far away, John said. And it wasn't before
long we found Their head quarters. Which don’t serve coffee. Great.
So after finding some WIFI to look up the shops address we set off on
the half an hour walk. And found it. Vic approved cup of coffee
number two. And quiche too. The staff were friendly too, one of
which, told us of a few little gems. But ...
... bumpy, with nothing to see, and no food, but we got a free drink at least. Landing was a bit exciting, but finally got visibility a hundred metres from ground, then had a long taxi to the terminal. The terminal was the main one, connected directly to the trains. Dianne checked out the transport options while Murray waited for the bag to turn up. Ours didn’t appear, but he looked around and found it parked behind a large locker, probably sent on an earlier ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Easy to find close to mall and interstate. easy to drive to a metro station car aprk and communte the rest of the way.
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