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BEST WESTERN University Plaza

3.0 of 5 1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is in the process of renovating, so the new rooms and common areas are very clean and fresh. The rooms are basic, but the prices are excellent, and if you need to be in downtown Evanston or Northwestern, the location is great.

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New Haven, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel while visiting a friend at Northwestern. The rates were very good for a weeknight in Chicago . All day parking in their garage was $14 for each day of your stay. There are plenty of restaurants and a few grocery stores within walking distance of the building and an L station a block and a... More 

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Mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price, this hotel was an excellent value. We had a picturesque view of downtown Evanston with the great lake in the background. the room was nice with all the extras we needed - Free wifi, comfortable bed, desk, pleasant temperature. the room and bathroom were also very clean. and the staff was efficient, knowledgeable, and friendly. the only... More 

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This marks my third review of the same place, so something made me come back again. This time I brought my family. The price is always right – at least until they complete their renovation and raise the prices. But there were a few bumps in the road we didn’t have the last time. First, the positives: as noted, the... More 

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iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in June 2014. One of the elevators wasn't working, so there were long waits for the remaining elevator. Of course it was graduation weekend at Northwestern so the hotel was full. The breakfast was ok, had to wait for eggs and meat one morning and the cold choices were not interesting. Had to pay a premium price... More 

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West Yarmouth, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My daughter is going to college in Evanston so I called the Best Western to book a room for move in and it was clean, comfortable, affordable, and had a breakfast that is what you need, but after I was there the staff was beyond helpful. Meredith was fantastic and made my stay great that I booked more weekends to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed here for a wedding in Evanston and felt comfortable walking to/from the hotel at night. The complimentary breakfast was wonderful. The highlight of this stay was the accommodating and friendly staff we encountered at check-in, during the breakfast, and at check-out.

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O'Fallon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Usually don't stay at a Best Western, but at rather a Hyatt or Hilton. But we were only in town for one night to tour Northwestern University and since we are going to take several trips around touring colleges wanted to keep it as low-budget as possible. I got a room at this Best Western for $50 cheaper than the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Overall the stay was fine, but be sure and ask about current work going on and if your room is anywhere near all the noise. Staff was very friendly. Hotel lounge not open during our stay. The breakfast was quite satisfactory and in a bright clean room.

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Have stayed here for several years. Great to have breakfast in the hotel. Has great restaurants, supermarket & Trader Joe's around the hotel in walking distance. I come to work in Andersonville & don't rent a car so having things around the hotel is important.

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Address: 1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
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Location: United States > Illinois > Evanston
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN University Plaza 3*
Number of rooms: 159
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