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Margarita European Inn

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1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pros: This hotel is an excellent value for the area. Convenient and easily walkable to stores, restaurants, the lakefront and mass transit. Loved the historic ambiance and furnishings. Breakfast was delicious with French pastries, coffee, boiled eggs, bagels, juice and more. There is also a spacious roof top deck, which we discovered the day prior to our departure. Cons: Desk... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just a pleasure for the 5 nights we stayed. Great rooftop patio. The staff are just wonderful and very helpful. Very easy to get to downtown Chicago and far enough a way to relax at night. The history of the building is great. From the old architecture that was kept and the modern amenities, the balance is perfect. This was... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I were visiting family and decided that instead of staying in one of the more distant Chicago suburbs in a conventional/newer hotel room we'd look for a hotel in Evanston. We're very happy we ended up making reservations for two nights at the Margarita. This is a place we'll definitely come back to. The location was perfect... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like a bed and breakfast. So quaint but a modern bathroom and AC. The breakfast is french pastry made from scratch. The chef comes out and talks to you about it. And the location is great. Just off of downtown Evanston. Street parking was available and free, too. And what a value! Evanston is no small town so I was... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was old, yet it was all new. The owner of this hotel has done a very nice job refurbishing an old boarding house into a quaint, yet modern hotel. We are a family of 5 (3 teenagers) and we stayed in a spacious room with 2 double beds and a day bed (2 twin beds). The beds were very... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Evanston for a wedding and stayed at this charming hotel. In my opinion, it strikes a great balance between a big hotel and a B&B. I found Margarita Inn to have just the right balance of being friendly and welcoming, but not too personal. The room was comfortable, and had a historic feel without being shabby or... More 

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Austin, TX
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43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Margarita European Inn is appropriately named because it does have the feel and the charm of a small mid-range European hotel. The breakfast room is a large, comfortable, rather plushly (and slightly eccentrically) furnished sitting room, nothing at all like the vaguely cafeteria-style rooms you'll find at a typical hotel. And there's a library room full of books and... More 

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Wadley, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Margarita is fantastic! We stayed for nearly two weeks (in two different rooms) and everything was far better-than-average. All the rooms are rather small, but our fifth-floor room was quite a bit smaller than our first room on the third floor. Not a problem if you're expecting it--just be prepared. Breakfast was of a fairly high quality, but could... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you don't like a need-to-document approach in hotel interactions, then I suggest you find another place to stay in Evanston. If you have to cancel your reservation, my advice is that you call and wait on the line until you receive an email confirmation of the cancellation. My travel plans changed, so I called the Margarita European Inn to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was looking at Law Schools and met my Parents in Chicago. We stayed at the Inn which made a memorable family vacation/scouting schools trip. I highly recommend this charming place to everyone. It's conveniently located and my parents really want Northwestern to be my school choice so they can come visit me, on a regular basis and stay at... More 

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