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Windy City Urban Inn

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607 W. Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614-2630 (Lincoln Park)
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Windy City Urban Inn
Ranked #24 of 26 Chicago B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

My husband and our son recently stayed in the Windy City Urban Inn booking the Bill Zehme Suite. We booked a carriage house apartment expecting enough room for three adults. The reviews posted on Trip Advisor gave the inn exceptional ratings. We were disappointed. The inn is in need of a visit from Extreme Home Makeover. Our suite seemed as... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2009

Very good quiet mansion in a nice and alive district. Large suite like a little independent house in agarden. Comfortable beds, charming bath rooms. Warm welcome from the owners. Very good taste. To recommend to families including with two big boys.

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silver spring
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113 reviews 113 reviews
17 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009

This is an accomodating and beautifully decorated Victorian inn. It is run more as a self-service guest house than an upscale B&B but still offers many unexpected perks. I stayed there for a few days visiting my son at the nearby university, and doing some sightseeing. I already knew the neighborhood from prior visits, and was pleased that the downtown... More

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San Francisco
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2008

I spent just one night at the Windy City Urban Inn and was sad to leave-- it was just so pretty and comfortable and spacious, and I really enjoyed chatting with Mary over coffee in the morning and then reading the NY Times in one of the two (three?) living rooms. The bedding was awesome-- I think I slept like... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
68 hotel reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2008

After all the hype and great reviews, I was extremely disappointed in this b and b. The rooms were nice and large but need updating badly. Our apartment had a big hole in the wall where the cable should have been, the bath tub was cracked with dirt coming out when the jacuzzi was turned on and things were just... More

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Boston, MA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2007

We just returned from a fantastic trip to Chicago and a fabulous stay at the Windy City Urban Inn. We booked our plane tickets before checking on hotel prices only to discover that we had chosen Marathon weekend as our weekend to visit Chicago! The WCUI was the only reasonably priced accommodations we were able to find and we were... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2007

Stayed their on business while attending a trade show at McCormick place. We had two rooms which both were lovely. Breakfast was self service and a good variety. There was one room without a private bath so make sure if that is important book accordingly. The Inn is a short walk to a bounty of restaurants and shops, approx less... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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77 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2007

We spent three nights here in June, and were in general pleased, although not overwhelmed. Unfortunately, the owners were not there, and the atmosphere was therefore not so personal as you expect from a guesthouse. A few mistakes were also made, especially a rather brutal check-out, which turned down the overall impression. The housekeeper had other guests arriving 11 AM,... More

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Minneapolis, MN
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2007

My fiance and I stayed here for 2 nights last weekend and had a wonderful time!! We stayed in the Algren and De Beauvoire room, which was perfect! It was quite large, had a large bathroom with shower and whirlpool tub. The bed was very comfortable and everything was spotless. The common areas were very comfortable and were supplied with... More

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San Diego
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2007

Staying at a downtown Chicago hotel would have been the easy thing to do, but experiencing what it may be like to "live" in Chicago was half the fun. WCUI is 1.5 blocks west of the nearest major street, (Clark) so just getting there drew my wife and I into the essence of Lincoln Park. We relied on the CTA... More

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Additional Information about Windy City Urban Inn

Address: 607 W. Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614-2630
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Quintessentially Chicago, this Victorian Mansion has been reborn as a Urban Inn. It is located on a quiet street in the lively Lincoln Park neighborhood just outside the hustle and bustle of Downtown. Casually elegant, all accommodations have eclectic, individual, and Chicago themed decor. The inn offers five guest rooms and large common areas with fireplaces, along with three self-contained apartments with jetted tubs and fireplaces. Suitable for both business and pleasure. ... more   less 

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