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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 1 week ago
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Highland, NY, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, it's a good value--walking distance from Northwestern University and close to the CTA trains to Chicago. My only complaint is that they were doing some remodeling while I was there. Having arrived late on the day of my arrival, I was wakened by the sound of drills. At least it did not start until 9:00 am. On the other... More

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the suite with the king size bed. It was very comfortable and clean. It was very nice to have a parking garage attached to the motel. Parking is difficult to find in the city. The parking only cost $14 a night which is cheap! The staff was friendly and helpful! The outside of the motel needed to... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel as a reasonable alternative to parallel hotels in Chicago during the IMTS week. Price was 25% to 35% of parallel hotel in Chicago. It's true you have to take a train to Chicago and back everyday. In the morning it takes around 30 minutes. At night 40 -45 minutes. Hotel itself is very clean and comfortable.... More

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toledo, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

all of the employees were very helpful and super friendly! every best western we have ever stayed at has had a great staff, especially this one. the breakfast was good and hot and the coffee was excellent!! the hotel was within walking distance of the train station.

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Abuja, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is close to the university and accessible to shop, cafe, train station, bus etc, the location is good. The staffs are very helpful and courteous, the room is very clean and nice. Breakfast is good with various varieties.

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Miami
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was a perfect fit for a Chicago visit. No, it's not in the Loop, but you can catch a train to the Loop a very short walk away. And, the rate was half what a downtown Chicago hotel would cost. The staff was friendly and informative, the room was clean and comfortable -- they even comped us (unbidden)... More

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Chennai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to Evanston; purpose was to drop son off at North Western University. The friendliness of staff (especially, front desk) out weighed all other factors. Wish the breakfast spread included more items for vegetarians. A 24 hour coffee shop would have been welcome. Located on Sherman Av., it is perfect.

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Tacoma, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Evanston Best Western and was surprised by the poor condition of the exterior of the building particularly the parking garage. Walking from the garage to the hotel felt unsafe and was dark and smelled bad. My room was cleaned only once in three days. The room was fine, though the furniture didn't match ( the table... More

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Kewanee, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having to dish out the money I dished out even though it was a "discount" for a wedding block, knowing I could have gotten the same hotel for much cheaper, I put my standards a little bit higher. Driving up the exterior looked horrible (they have plans for renovations). The parking garage was okay minus the creepy, dank stairwell from... More

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Minneapolis, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were friendly (able to help us out with early check-in which we really appreciated!) and the breakfast was very good. There were a few issues with the room and the hotel itself. We were placed in a room right next to the elevator, so the walls shook each time the elevator went by. We also were able to... 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*
Number of rooms: 159
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