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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

#26 of 177 Hotels in Chicago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Lincoln Hotel is a quaint Lincoln park area hotel with unique decor. Rooms are small and boast Lincoln inspired art. Lakefront rooms-- front facing also overlook the zoo. Street parking was plentiful for overnight parking. Just need to watch signage for hours. Coffee shop was very busy. Offered organic and homemade items. Very cool flower/decor shop behind hotel. I'd... More 

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Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. I am happy to hear that your stay with us memorable. Please let us know if your travels bring you back to Chicago. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our third stay at this particular hotel. Each stay has been better than the last. The staff is wonderful and always accommodating. The room (jr suite) was spacious, clean and comfortable. The location is wonderful, especially if traveling with dogs, as the park is directly across the street. The Farmer's Market, also directly across the street, on Wednesdays... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. I heard you guys had a blast in the park. We look forward to having you back again. Best. More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel via the web for a holiday. I had never been to this part of Chicago before, and according to the reviews this hotel was good. The welcome from the reception staff was fine. On arrival the roof top bar was closed due to electrical faults. The elevator took some time and throughout our stay was slow.... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your feedback with us. I sincerely apologize that we were not able to meet your expectations this time. I wish we knew about your concerns while you were with us, we would have addressed it swiftly and ensured you left satisfied. Your feedback is important to us and other travelers, I would like address few of your... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel Lincoln is one of my favorite destinations in the city. It is a hotel that offers you an authentic feel of Chicago – it is not far from Michigan Avenue yet you get to experience a true Chicago neighborhood feel when you are at Hotel Lincoln. The staff at the Hotel and at the Elaine's coffee shop are very... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review Emre. We look forward to having you back. More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I were in the city for a weekend getaway. The property was clean and modern. The room was stylish and small but well appointed. Great views of Lincoln Park. Pro tip, 24/7 free parking available in Lincoln Park!

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Krista, Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. We hope to see you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Lincoln a couple months ago and we loved it! The staff, decor, and location, all get two thumbs up. They have a coffee shop, restaurant, roof top bar, and love that the Lincoln Park Zoo is right across the street. We will be staying here again for sure!!! Thank you Hotel Lincoln Staff... More 

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Happy Anniversary and thank you for your positive review. We hope to see you and your husband back again. More 

Dunkirk, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Chicago for a wedding. The Hotel Lincoln was a block away from the wedding venue, so nice not to have to worry about finding a cab afterward. We were across the street from Lincoln Park that had a free zoo, great place to walk around for a few hours.Many buses and trains to take to downtown. I... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Susan, Thank you for your positive review. I know 2 days is never enough to enjoy Chicago. Let us know when you will be back :) More 

Bloomington, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience. Was coming in town for ball game. Game ended up being doubleheader. Not only did they arrange late check in but also let me park car and stow luggage until I got back from game. Had a queen room was a little small but for 1 night it was ok.

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed the ball game and your stay with us. Please let us know when you are back in town again. We will be more than happy to find a bigger room for you. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, quirky, and well-located. Enjoyed the farmers market across the street, and the rooftop bar. Bathroom was kinda cramped, but the room was otherwise spacious and well-appointed. And seriously, the staff were crazy nice.

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Heather, Thank you for being an advocate of Hotel Lincoln. and your positive review. The staff is "crazy nice" comment made my day. Let us know if you plan to visit us again. More 

Chester, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised by this hotel located right in Lincoln Park area of Chicago. Rooms were clean and comfortable. But a little pricey but expected in Chicago .would have been nice to have ice on our floor the ice machines are only on the odd floors. We were on th e12th floor but did not hear... More 

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Thank you for your positive review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us.Let us know if your travels bring you back to Chicago. More 

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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