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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

#33 of 178 Hotels in Chicago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place in Chicago was such a terrific surprise. On the outside it looks like an older staid hotel. That could not be further from the truth. The lobby is done in steampunk. The restaurant is very special and the rooftop bar is where the action is! Our room, though small was beautiful. We opted for the less expensive room... More 

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Corydon, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

True, the staff at Hotel Lincoln is very friendly and helpful when possible. However, that in itself is not enough to make up for all the other shortcomings. We stayed on the 12th floor, which we paid a premium for. What they don't tell you is that the 12th floor comes with ample noise from the rooftop bar and elevators... More 

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Newburgh, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just stayed here for six days. Excellent location convenient to shops, restaurants, parks, etc. Staff is very courteous and helpful. Housekeepers were frequently and took good care of our room. Right across from Lincoln Park with a great view of Lake Michigan. Can't say enough about this hotel. Will be our first choice on our next visit to Chicago.

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Chatham NH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed 3 nights in August to attend a wedding. We loved the eclectic feel of this hotel. The location is within walking or public transport of EVERYTHING. Our room was spotless. The staff is friendly and helpful above and beyond what would be expected. A dubbed Jackson "our man from Havana" because of the great looking... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I worked with Lea (Director of Sales & Marketing) to coordinate a business summit held at Hotel Lincoln. The participants spoke very highly of the accommodations and service! Lea was a pleasure to do business with, as were the catering staff!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first hotel we stopped at in America, upon arrival a friendly welcome was received and a free upgrade. It’s an old building but with a great vibe and character. Our room was clean, spacious and had all the amenities you could want wifi, hair-dryer, HUGE TV, tea and coffee. It had a great view across the park... More 

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Vicksburg, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was not that great. My two night stay was the first night hot. I had no air conditioning. I reported it. They came and fixed it better. It was set at 64 degrees. Still warm. Bathrooms to small.

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

Thank you for your feedback Jan. I sincerely apologize for not meeting your expectations. I have already followed up with our engineering team and we are handling this incident swiftly. Please let me know if your travels bring you back to Chicago. We will make sure we will exceed your expectations. Best More 

Madrid, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was quite busy for a Friday afternoon and it took as a while to find a spot to enjoy some drinks. No matter if you live in Chicago or if you are just visiting, this is a place to share with friends having amazing views from the lake.

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

Thank you Mercedes for your great review and sharing your experience with other travelers. Please let us know if your travels bring you back to Chicago. More 

Westland, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I read many reviews on TripAdvisor about this hotel about how helpful and friendly the staff is. I was traveling with my husband and it was our anniversary, so I thought I would email them and ask for a few requests to make our trip extra special. Not only did they make my requests happen, they delivered a bottle of... More 

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

Congrats again! Your review made my day. Thank you for the shout out to the team and for being an advocate of Hotel Lincoln. Hope to see you back again. More 

Godalming, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location opposite Lincoln park and only a short walk from Old Town and the waterfront, his place oozes relaxed charm. My room - a small suite - was comfortable and well appointed with a huge, comfortable bed and great view over the park. Staff were, almost without exception, helpful, efficient and pleasant. The rooftop terrace bar was a highlight... More 

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Thanks for the great review. Hope to see you back again. More 

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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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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