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    • Location
      4 of 5 stars
    • Sleep Quality
      4 of 5 stars
    • Rooms
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      3.5 of 5 stars
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    Dubuque, Iowa
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    24 reviews
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    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

    The hotel is undergoing a long-needed renovation. The prices are good, the rooms are redone, and the folks who work there are friendly, efficient, and helpful. The rooms are nice, and the views are wonderful. The beds are very comfortable, and the prices are reasonable. It's a one-block walk to the L, and there is a wide range of restaurants... More 

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    Birmingham AL, United States
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

    Convenient to everything,especially the train, yet quiet. Limited breakfast selection but all that anyone would need The floors in my room were not clean which hurt the experience and they could stand updating. Definitely met all my needs,

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    Ann Arbor, United States
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    Clean modern room with updated decor; great breakfast with lots of choices; very reasonable price, especially in comparison with hotels across the line in Chicago --- exceeded my expectations. Easy walking to shops and restaurants in Evanston.

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    Nebraska City, Nebraska
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    37 reviews
    11 hotel reviews
    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    We chose to stay at this Best Western because of a wedding we were attending in Evanston and the group rate. It was very clean and the staff was very courteous and quick to bring us more pillows and a blanket. The breakfast was very good and in a room large enough to hold many people. The room we stayed... More 

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    Lino Lakes, United States
    1 review
    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    Needed a place close to Northwestern University campus and this hotel served the purpose... within 10 minute walk and good for an overnight stay. Surrounding restaurants and community is very nice! And quick access to Train/Metro if anyone is looking to get to downtown Chicago easily.

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    Centennial, Colorado
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    4 reviews
    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    Good: -staff was very friendly and helpful -the Dempster "L" train is only a block and a half away and it took about 30-40 minutes to get to the loop from there -food at breakfast was plentiful -several good restaurants (including Giordano's) within walking distance -I weirdly love bedding and found the sheets and bedding to be great. The mattress... More 

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    Saint Louis, Missouri
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    45 reviews
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    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
    2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel is in the midst of a renovation. But, if our room was one of those recently renovated it certainly was not done well. The AC was noisy and the toilet kept emptying and refilling all night. The staff was friendly and helpful but that was about the only good thing during this stay.

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    Michigan
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    3 reviews
    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. The hallways are dark and depressing. The only real negative is the parking. The structure is connected to the hotel but you can only get into the hotel with a key. We were told to park the car and then check in, so we did not have a key and would have had... More 

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    2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel was dated. Air-conditioning was not working in the hotel lobby. Access to the hotel from the parking garage was not convenient, You had to go down a narrow staircase if you didn't park on the level with hotel access. The toilet in our room did not flush well, I asked them to fix it but in the two... More 

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    BestWestern1501, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN University Plaza, responded to this review

    Thank you for completing taking the time to share your recent stay at our property. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in... More 

    Kearney, Nebraska
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    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel is somewhat dated but the rooms have been renovated and are clean and comfortable. The complimentary breakfast was very complete and first rate but the real draw to the hotel is the location. There are several excellent dining options within 3-4 blocks of the hotel and the Dempster stop on the purple line is three block away, allowing... More 

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    BestWestern1501, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN University Plaza, responded to this review

    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about Best Western University Plaza. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. Best Western University Plaza is renovating this year, and there will be many updates made to our hotel over the next few months. We hope you will visit us again very soon! If... More 

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