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Margarita European Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Evanston
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow! Was I surprised. What a great little "Boutique Hotel" They just re-opened after more renovation and construction. This is what you will find all over Europe. Civilized, friendly, warm and fun. Michael Pure the owner and his trusty GM Kathryn really go all out to personalize your stay. Your wish is their command. Michael has spent some real money... More

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in August with my two teenage sons, and we had a wonderful experience. Kathryn, the manager, was so gracious and welcoming and even helped us figure out the el train routes to Chicago and how the system works. Kathryn, thank you SO much for your hospitality! The hotel is historical, for sure, in a very lovely and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quaint little hotel, with a very old world vibe. It's rooms were small but comfortable. The bed was lovely and the free wifi was most welcome. The only complaint I would have is you could hear the pipework of the room above us when the room above us flushed their toilet. The service was fine and the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to attend my father's funeral. Upon registration, it was about 9:00 PM, and I had a strange experience with the desk clerk who was working that night. I asked him to give me two keys so I could make sure that I had a really quiet room as it was a very stressful time. As I was... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is delightfully peaceful. The rooms are cozy but very comfortable. If you like a slower pace, this is the place -- there is no express check in or out (you may have to wait in line as there is a small, one person office). But I slept well (comfy beds!) and loved the location. Close to the L... More

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Davenport, IA
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband surprised me for my birthday with a weekend away. Margarita European Inn was a nice change from our usual stays in chain hotels. Very nice staff, charming décor, updated bathrooms, and comfortable accommodations. It's within walking distance to restaurants, stores, and the lake front. We very much enjoyed the breakfast served in the morning also.

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Rock Island, Illinois
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We arrived at the hotel not knowing what to expect. We found the parking in the back by happenstance, and honestly, the parking is the only drawback to the hotel. The rooms were on the small side, but we weren't planning a party - we were there to sleep and change clothes. The beds were comfortable, the bathroom updated, and... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I want to start by saying that all of the staff at the Inn were very friendly and the location is perfect. The Inn itself - well, it could really be nice, but even after the renovations, it still needs work. Cons: * There is junk and trash everywhere. If you park in the back of the Inn and walk... More

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Albany, New York
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

On a recent visit to Evanston my wife and I stayed here for three nights; our daughter and granddaughter joined us in a separate room for two of these nights. We were pleased to find that the rooms had been extensively renovated since our previous visit to the hotel ten years ago. The bathroom had been completely updated, functioning perfectly,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We only stayed here one night. Check in was very fast and easy. They have a small parking lot in the back. The room was small but it was only for sleeping. The bathrooms were very nice and looked recently updated. The vintage elevator was pretty neat. It was expensive but worth it for the one night stay.

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Address: 1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
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Location: United States > Illinois > Evanston
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Margarita European Inn 2.5*
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