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BEST WESTERN University Plaza

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
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Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Evanston
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Montebello, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been traveling the college/university circuit and I had come to the conclusion that the hotel/inn stays were just awful. But Best Western was a REVELATION and truly changed my opinion: The beds were surprisingly, amazingly comfortable - even the blankets were pristine and I trusted they were bacteria ridden... The room was decor lovely, even the air was fresh,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very disappointing! The hotel was very dated, dark and not very clean. The room was equally dated, dark and not very clean. The hotel is right by the train line and we could clearly hear the trains early in the morning.

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Swansea, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like staying at this Best Western because it is 3 miles from our grandson so the trip is quick. Until his mom and dad find a home that can accommodate us, we will stay at the Best Western in Evanston. There is a very nice restaurant right across the street for a late night snack. Also the staff remembers... More

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dayton, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location for us is key being in Downtown Evanston. Everything is in walking distance - art shops, great restaurants, movies, train/CTA, Northwestern and even a 3D Printing store! We got scanned in 3d and they printed a minime, it was amazing! GetPrinting3D

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the hotel for 2 nights while visiting Northwestern in February 2014. Although a lot of people have complained about sleep quality, I wasn't disturbed by the train station nearby or the heater's noise (probably i'm not a light sleeper). What troubled me deeply was that on my second day at the hotel, they decided to turn the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is on the edge of Evanston downtown and the pictures on the website show a very nice hotel! NOT! Dirty, smelly and overall a horrible experience. Spend the extra few dollars to stay at a different hotel if you are visiting Northwestern!!

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Milwaukee, WI, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the hotel from a Thursday through Sunday in March. The hotel was clean, the staff was friendly, and the breakfast was good. There was a loud student group on my floor, but I slept through that. Great location in downtown Evanston. Near Northwestern University and many restaurants/bars/shops.

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Blaine, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't want to complain as we stayed there a few years ago, but to be honest I didn't sleep at all. The heater roared all night long,my husband said we should have changed rooms, but I didn't want to move all of our stuff. The window also leaks causing mit to whistle. Next time I will make sure not... More

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Evanston, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No check-in parking. Adjacent parking ramp was treacherous to enter/exit; filthy, and costly. Best Western should be ashamed of this place. Lobby furniture was beat up and dirty. Management response to an onsite guest injury was very poor. The linens were clean as was the bathroom.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed here for one night while visiting Northwestern. The property itself is a bit dated, but the rooms have been refurbished adequately. For less than $100, I was pleasantly surprised by all that I got - front desk staff was cheerful and helpful, king bed in my room was huge and extremely comfortable, room was clean, and both wireless internet... More

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN University Plaza

Also Known As:
Best Western University Plaza Hotel Evanston
Best Western University Plaza Hotel
Best Western Hotel Evanston
Evanston Best Western
Address: 1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
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Location: United States > Illinois > Evanston
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Evanston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN University Plaza 3*
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