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BEST WESTERN University Plaza

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
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Folsom, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The room was clean and functional. The carpets were in great condition. It was a good value based on hotel rates in the area. We stayed there for seven nights and received an extended stay discount. The free breakfast consisted of breads, bagels, sweet rolls, bake your own waffles, the standard dry cereals, oatmeal, various juices, apples, oranges, scrambled eggs... More

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Ithaca
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

very close by to Northwestern and Lake Mich. A short drive into Chicago makes this a good choice. Only drawback is the sound of the train going by. Many stores and restaurants walking distance. Hotel is clean and service is good

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Menlo Park, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While the location is great, especially if going to south side campus at Northwestern, this hotel is such a disappointment. Having stayed at other Best WEsterns, this one is in desperate need of a major remodel. The lobby and access to it from the street are hugely inconvenient when moving your luggage and it is as unappealing as they come.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel in major need of a complete renovation. Hallways had holes in walls, carpets needed cleaning. Room was okay. Parking was just plain "scary". No security, bad lighting, no one to greet you, homeless people in parking garage. Would not recommend this hotel.

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Punta Gorda, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were very satisfied with our stay at the Best Western. Hotel staff was helpful and friendly and room was spacious. Room was in need of some refurbishing, which we understand was in progress at the hotel. Breakfast was very enjoyable and the breakfast room was also spacious and very accommodating. We would stay here again.

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St. Louis, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The BW in Evanston was very well located. We could easily get to locations in Chicago and there were plenty of good eating establishments in Evanston near the BW. The room was very good and the price reasonable.

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Bow, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having grown up in Evanston, we had to spend sometime in this beautiful town on our way to Wisconsin. We stayed here on our way in and our way out of town (in two different rooms) and though we were skeptical (given some of the previous reviews), this was the best deal in town. We've stayed at the Hilton Garden... More

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Moline, IL, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to a Cubs game at Wrigley Field and took the train in. The location is convenient to the train station and getting to Wrigleyville and back was easy. Parts of the hotel seemed a little dated, but they have made some room upgrades in the recent past. Overall, a good stay and I would definitely consider it again.

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evanston ill, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased with our stay. They are under major remodeling and this will be a super hotel when completed. I would stay at this hotel anytime when I visit the Chicago area. At this time this hotel is very nice and will be even better when finished. It is close to North Western University. In a very nice... More

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san diego, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

doing a remodel/repair's so place was a mess. shut down pool Sept 2nd "for the season".was 86 degrees that day and Grandson was unhappy.........forget Breakfast except for basis items, like coffee,ect.can't beat the location tho....staff was friendly and room view on 10th floor was good.

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Address: 1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
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Location: United States > Illinois > Evanston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN University Plaza 3*
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