Carleton Of Oak Park

1110 Pleasant Street Oak Park, IL
Max Capacity: 400 people
The Carleton Of Oak Park offers gracious accomadations in the oak park tradition. Conveniently located just off interstate 290, this hotel, with its elegant lobby and beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, has been providing area visitors with comfortable, convenient accomadations for over seventy years. FREE High-speed wireless internet access or wireless fidelity (WIFI) is now available in all hotel guest rooms, restaurants, meeting rooms and lobby. From small intimate affairs to large celebrations, The Carleton of Oak Park offers innovative cuisine combined with elegant decor and a professional staff. Several distinctive banquet/meeting rooms are available to choose from. We have 6000 square feet of elegant flexible meeting and banquet space. Our rooms include the Grand Ballroom, holding up to 200pp for receptions, reunions and celebrations. The Columbian Room, built in 1895 for the Columbian Exposition, holds up to 50pp for business meeting or private dinners. The Carleton Bar is newly renovated for wine receptions or cocktail meetings. The Foxboro Room holds up to 90pp for Rehearsal Dinners or Business Meetings/Dinners. The Barclay Room is decorated in a wine cellar theme and holds up to 30 for private dinners. Class, quality and ambiance are the signature of events hosted by the Carleton of Oak Park. When providing weddings the Carleton offers a personal touch to make each event unique.
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Amenities
  • Fitness Center
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • High Speed Internet
  • Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club International.
  • Facility Location Setting: Located just off interstate 290.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 400
  • Nearest Airport: 6-10 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 6-10 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 4
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 1
  • Number of Suites: 2
  • Parking: Parking Open Lot Off-site
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: 16-25 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
  • Special Features: The Carleton of Oak Park offers innovative cuisine combined with elegant decor and a professional staff.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 5,225
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Year Renovated: 2000
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