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BEST WESTERN University Plaza

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
John C St. Louis, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had several issues while staying here including have to have maintenance pry our door open with a crowbar. One particular staff member was very indifferent to any of our issues. He appeared irritated. There was never even an apologetic look. We are pretty easy to please and would have laughed off our issues had there been attempt to keep... More

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St. Louis, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Chicago for Cards/Cubs weekend in July, 2014. Chose to stay in Evanston and use the L rather than needing to drive to Wrigley. Location of Best Western is excellent. The hotel is a little dated, but room was clean and comfortable, staff was friendly and breakfast was fine.

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Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel 2 consecutive weekends. The first weekend my stay was average. Accommodations were standard, a few issues such as a damaged chair in the room & poor quality towels. The complimentary breakfast was served in the restaurant area and it was very warm, I don't think there was any air conditioning on the lobby level. My... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was like their pictures. Breakfast was good. Check in was a little rough when I actually was getting a room. The check in person was clueless of what I had requested on my reservation. I Called and spoke to a different lady on the phone and she assured my I would get my special room. Then I went back... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My girlfriends and I were in town for a musical performance given by a family member. We stayed for three nights. The staff were friendly at check-in. The rooms were clean, beds comfortable, and had good cable/remote. The bathroom had a loose toilet, though, which made one feel as if they were going through the wall every time they sat... More

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Chicago, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Generally, we have had good experiences with the staff and facility at this hotel. The past two times we have stayed there, however, the pool's heater has been broken. Several weeks elapsed between those stays, so there seemed to have been plenty of time to fix that.

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Unionville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

With the exception of the train going by every 2 seconds, its a great place to stay with a helpful staff! you DO get used to the train tho and it shouldn't bother your sleep. The breakfast is great! A lot more choices than your regular hotel/motels. I will definitely stay here again if I head back to Evanston!

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Tuscola, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Evanston is pricey, but with senior rates available, the Best Western was a great value for this area. The hotel has been there a long time, but it is generally kept in very nice, clean condition. Best Western has a very good complimentary breakfast which adds a great deal to the value of the stay. Can't say that using the... More

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Niles, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The clerk told me the card reader would not take my credit card. i was tired after a long day and did not think of asking him to try manually typing in the number. He did not offer to do so, leaving me a bit stressed trying to come up with a back up card. had he turned me out... More

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Waverly, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have family living in the area, so wanted to be within walking distance of them. Not only were we close to almost everything we wanted to do, but the hotel itself proved to be comfortable and clean. Our only complaint was the cost of parking which, unfortunately, is unavoidable in larger suburbs (such as Evanston) where parking is at... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We always enjoy when families come to visit as we get to become part of the extended family. We hope that we continue to be your choice of accommodations when visiting Evanston and look forward to seeing you again soon. More

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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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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