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Large, Safe, Close to Everything and McCormick Place. Skyline View. Hot Tub.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 120 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1.5 Baths Sleeps 6

You'll really enjoy staying in our rentals.


__ Large Comfortable Apartment That You Will Love.

__ 5 Star Reviews.

__ 2nd Apartment Available. You Can Rent the Entire Building.

Our Location:

__ 15 Minutes to Everything that is Chicago.

__ One Click and Uber or Lyft transport you.

__ 15 to Navy Pier, Millennium Park, OurTheater District

__ 15 to Bears Games. 20 to Blackhawks and Bulls,

__ 10 Minutes to McCormick Place.

__ You won't believe how much there is to do here. We'll send you a list of hundreds of our best attractions.

Your Apartment:

__ 3 Bedrooms with Comfortable Queen Beds

__ Fully Stocked Kitchen. Stainless Steel Appliances.

__ Amazing 5 Foot by 3.5 Foot Steambath Shower.

__ Grohe Body Sprays. See the Picture. Guests Say They Are Like a Massage

__ New 65 Inch TV. Comfortable Living Room.

__ Large Dining Room Table and 4 Person Kitchen Table.

Our Area:

__ Quiet and Very Safe Area. Our Home for 19 Years.

__ Voted Safest Area for Halloween by Zillow.

__ Why Were We voted Safest? More Police Live in our Area than any other.

__ Eat Real Chicago Food and save big $$$ Eating Locally when you want to.

__ A Historic, Friendly, and Safe Chicago Neighborhood.

Our Building:

__ Huge 5 Star Hot Tub

__ Amazing Skyline View from our Seasonal Deck.

__ Patio with Picnic Table and Gas Grill.

__ All Great Places to Relax after a Long Day.

__ Garage Parking Space Included.

__ 2 Washing Machines and 2 Dryers.

House Rules:

__ No Parties or Gatherings.

__ Quiet hours are 11 to 7. No Loud Noise Late at Night

__ Not a good fit for hard partiers or very late nighters

__ We do not rent for Major Music Festivals or Concerts. A few irresponsible groups ruined that for everyone.

__ We rent to responsible adults over 25 only.

__ We are a legal vacation rental and our license number is 2074660.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Bob

We are two lifelong friends who bought this building to live in. We remodeled it completely for ourselves with 5 star extras, and later converted it to a vacation rental.

Bob purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Bob chose Chicago

Our building is very close to everything in Chicago, including our convention center, McCormick Place. You are in a quiet and safe neighborhood, but the city center and all of our major attractions are very close. It's the best of both worlds.

What makes this apartment unique

You will love our deck with the amazing view of the Chicago city skyline, our hot tub, and our huge steam bath shower with multiple Grohe Body Sprays. It is like a massage.

We are ½ mile from the I-94 Dan Ryan Expressway. It is a 5 minute drive to Lake Shore Drive and another 10-15 minutes from there to the Museums, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue shopping and every major attraction in this city.

When we lived in this building ourselves, we would always be able to get to the lakefront and all of our major attractions in 10 to 20 minutes, even in traffic. If there is a concert, or major festival on the lakefront. we can show you a local shortcut to make great travel time to our city center and skip any traffic.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family of four (parents plus two pre-teen daughters) stayed at Bob's place for a week during spring break. We were able to enjoy the comfort and privacy of a home that provides luxury amenities and do all the sightseeing (museums, zoos, aquarium, Sky Deck, Navy Pier, Blue Man Group) we wanted without breaking the bank - and we still had an extra bedroom! The things we enjoyed most about Bob's place: 1) hot tub, 2) rooftop deck, 3) luxury shower, 4) well equipped kitchen, 5) local neighborhood restaurants (we recommend Kathy's for breakfast sandwiches and Rico Bene's for delivery Italian & great Chicago hotdogs!), 6) convenience of location to highway and downtown (we could get everywhere we wanted to go in 10-20 mins), 7) garage parking. When you stay at Bob's place, he provides you with a ton of very thorough pre-trip information and tips that will help you get the most out of your experience while being cost conscious. More...

· By Lisa from Indianapolis, IN on 4/7/2010 for a stay in 3/2010
Mar 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Bridgeport, Illinois

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Town ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Huge 5 x 3.5 ft with Body Sprays
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , In basement and shared between both apartments as a backup
  • Our huge 5 foot by 3.5 foot shower has Grohe Body Sprays and a steam bath generator. Our guests love it. Some of our guests have said that it's like a massage. The bathroom is done in marble with heated floors. There is an additional half bath in our basement that is shared by both apartments as a backup
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Serta Inner Spring Futon mattress. It's very comfortable.
  • We also have an air bed in the apartment that can be set up in the main living space to create an extra bed in a pinch.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • wooden decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Steam Shower
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The guest renting the apartment must be 25 years of age or older. If the guests are under 30, we expect very responsible adults. Our rentals are not a good fit for very hard partiers and very late nights. We don't rent our apartments for parties or gatherings of any kind. Noise late at night or excessive noise anytime is very disturbing to our neighbors and other guests, so our rentals are really not a good fit for the very late night or very hard partying expect a quiet environment crowd. Our guests appreciate that we have a quiet and peaceful environment. The maximum capacity of the apartment is 6 people in 3 queen beds (and an air bed that can be set up for one extra sleeping space). We will sometimes make slight adjustments on these limits with our prior approval only.


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average rating of 4.8735633 based on 106 reviews
Pennsylvania, USA

Home away from home in the Windy City!

  • 5 of 5

Just back from this fabulous rental conveniently located near the RED line on the CTA, which took us everywhere we went within minutes. 2 stops north on the RED line gets you to a transfer station to go anywhere in the city - we went as far north as Second City, west to Oak Park and everywhere else. We used Lyft to get to the 1 or 2 places that weren't conveniently served ( time wise, for us) by any CTA bus or train.

The home is located in the shadow of the White Sox stadium in a lovely neighborhood. The home is well equipped with premium cable, comfy beds ( the futon a tiny bit less so than the 2 Queen beds) , a well stocked kitchen of cookware, stainless steel appliances and many spices and other cooking items.

There are 3 stand out highlights here - the rooftop deck which overlooks the Chicago skyline was a real treat. The ladder to get there may be a bit too steep for some but we managed it OK. The indoor hot tub was THE BOMB, especially after a busy day of sightseeing and tired feet. But my FAVORITE feature, by far, was the multi-spray, luxurious, LARGE shower - with 2 overhead faucets and 3 horizontal ones, I felt like I was in a spa, being given the royal treatment.

The 2 owners sent us copious information ahead of time on things to do, where to eat, transportation options, etc. And all of my questions prior to arrival were promptly answered. When we arrived, the WiFi and cable were acting a bit funky but a quick phone call & visit solved the problem immediately. The owners aim to please!

I highly recommend the home for anyone wanting a "home away from home" while in the Chicago area!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and spotless house.

  • 5 of 5

Bob's place was very charming and spacious. The house is very well equipped and has everything you will need in a home away from home. The jacuzzi is a great perk. The neighborhood is quiet and it is only 15 minutes drive from Millenium Park.

We had a great time here and would definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good stay, decent priced.

  • 4 of 5

Being less than 1 mile from the metro was great! The neighborhood was quiet and was close to the White Sox Stadium. There was enough kitchen items to make a good meal, beds were comfy and the shower was great! We took our own items, but there seemed to be plenty of dish, laundry and personal soap if you needed it. The washer and dryer was nice so that you could pack less if you came in on a flight. We didn't use the hot tub as we had children under 12 that weren't allowed to use it, but it looked nice. It would have been great to soak in after a long day of walking through the city. It was great to have a garage space for the week, but there also seemed to be plenty of parking on the street if you had an extra vehicle. Bob responded fast to any questions we had before, during, and after our stay. I would stay here again if we ever come to the city. We saved a lot of money making some meals and not having to pay for extra parking in the city. Thanks for the great stay!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mascoutah, IL

Great location, great price

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay on our weekend getaway with our group of girls. Would definitely recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice property near McCormick Place where some colleagues and I attended a conference

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice apartment with 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The apartment is well kept and has all necessary amenities. For us a very important feature was that it has a garage with space for one car. This was very important because parking spaces in the street are limited particularly is there is a baseball game. Because we were almost all day at the McCormick convention center, we did not use almost any of the amenities included in the apartment, but they were indeed readily available. The neighborhood was quiet and our stay was pleasant.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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convenient location and comfortable apartmen

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was not fancy but very comfortable. The rooms were decently decorated and had plenty of room for hanging clothes. The place was clean and provided pretty much anything u needed. I didn't get a chance to use the hot tub but that was a nice plus. And having a garage to park in was definitely a plus. We never had a problem finding a parking place even when the six were playing. Had a great sandwich down the street at the pub. Connies down the road was good to.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Shinnick's Bar
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Harborside or Marovitz
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
CTA Red Line subway train
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 94
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Schallers Pump
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
31st Street Beach
Car: not necessary

The map in this ad can be zoomed in or out to different levels so that you can see how close we are to downtown Chicago and all of the great attractions that this city has to offer.

Here is a list of some of the great attractions and activities in Chicago. We have included some links to their websites or you can easily find them in google or any search engine.

Navy Pier, Millennium Park Architectural Foundation Tours, American Girl Place Museum of Contemporary Art The Art Institute of Chicago The Field Museum of Natural History Museum of Science and Industry Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Chicago Bulls basketball Taste of Chicago Lyric Opera Chicago Symphony Orchestra Adler Planetarium Brookfield Zoo Buckingham Fountain Chicago Air and Water Show Chicago Blues Festival Chicago Cultural Center

Harold Washington Library Center Lamb's Farm Lincoln Park Zoo Michigan Avenue/Magnificent Mile Shopping Ravinia Festival Concerts Willis Tower Skydeck Shedd Aquarium Six Flags Great America The John Hancock Observatory The 96th Floor Lounge at the John Hancock Center Shopping at Water Tower Place on Michigan Avenue

Chicago is known for it’s great festivals such as the Blues, Jazz, Gospel fests as well as the Taste of Chicago, and our Air and Water show.

If you are going to try to visit the museums and other major attractions, the Go Chicago Card can be a great value.

The Go Chicago Card

Here are some of the 26 major attractions that are included at one price.

• Includes: several walking and bus sightseeing tours,

• Adler Planetarium, Museum of Science and Industry

• John Hancock Observatory, Willis Tower Skydeck

• Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum of Natural History

• Willis Tower Skydeck, Brookfield Zoo

• Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Art Institute

• Hop on, Hop off Trolley Tour

• It is a 2 minute walk from our door to U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox.

• It is also a short walk to the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology.

We are less than 10 minutes from McCormick Place, and less than 15 minutes from the Museums and Grant Park where Millennium Park and Navy Pier are located. We are 2.5 miles SW from McCormick place and 4.5 miles due south from Grant Park and our downtown. If you are coming for a conference at McCormick, let us know when you inquire and we'll send travel information.

If you'd like to see a larger map and search nearby attractions, please google 529 W 37th Street Chicago IL 60609 to see a larger map. At Google Maps, you can then click on 'search nearby' or 'get directions' to see our location in relation to the attractions that you'll be traveling to during your stay. We are very close to everything people come to Chicago for.

Other Activities: Boating, racquetball, basketball

Golf: We have some stellar golf courses here. We'll be glad to recommend a course to fit your needs and skill level. We have everything from 5 star courses that have hosted the U.S. Open to 9 hole municipal courses.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit A$251.96

Ours is a 2 unit building. If you need more space, you can rent both apartments and you'd have the entire building. Our guests who do that really enjoy that. Our other apartment is HomeAway listing number 271945

We have a few main policies that we prefer to discuss up front. We know that these don't apply to 99% of our guests, but we have learned the hard way that these need to be discussed before we reserve a rental for a guest.

We don’t allow parties or gatherings of any kind. We only rent our apartments for lodging. Noise late at night or excessive noise anytime is very disturbing to our neighbors and other guests, so our rentals are definitely not a good fit for the very late night or very hard partying crowd. We do not rent to guests coming for music festivals or concerts. A few groups ruined that for everyone.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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