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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived after a 400 mile drive and being tired and some what fraught I was initially disappointed. But the professionalism by reception staff - who gave us a free bottle of wine and water whilst check in was delayed instantly changed my thinking. The staff couldn't have been more accommodating throughout. We had a snack in the restaurant (... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the best hotel we have stayed in all of our travels. From the customer service, to the rooms, to the amazing pressure of the showerhead, and the hip area all in all it was a great experience. This was our first time to Chicago and hotel Lincoln made us feel very welcome and at home. The roof top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just checked out of the Hotel Lincoln. While its restaurant – – a popular attraction – – has been open for some time, the hotel itself hasn't been open for too long. Value aside, I couldn't have been more pleased. The rooftop bar, aside from its stunning views and retractable roof (for inclement weather), offered creative cocktails at bar prices... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and i visited twice in a 2 week period. We used to live in the neighborhood and this gave us the feel of being back in Lincoln Park/ Old Town. First time was with the whole family including our dog, a 2.5 year old Golden Retriever. We staying in a modern room with queen bed in 1 room... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! What a great review Michael. Thank you for being an advocate of Hotel Lincoln and sharing your experience with other travelers. We hope to see you back again in the near future. Best. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After having arranged for a work retreat for our leadership this spring - and getting two thumbs up from them for the facility, the location, the staff - my husband and I spent a couple of nights enjoying Hotel Lincoln ourselves on a weekend getaway. Fabulous location - wandered through Lincoln Park neighborhoods and took walks along the lakefront. Great... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Cindy, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and other travelers. Glad to hear we made it at the top of your list in Chicago. Let us know when you start planning your next trip. Best. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Lincoln for the weekend. The location was perfect, the hotel very nicely laid out. All of the staff was very helpful, and courteous, especially Edgar at the front desk. Edgar insured our requests were met and went out of his way to make sure our room was good, local recomendations to visit.. It was all good.... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Great to hear that Edgar made an positive impression on your overall experience. He is great! Thank you for sharing it with us. Hope to see you back again in the near future. Best. More 

Alberta, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted to stay outside of the Downtown / Magnificent Mile area, but not too far - this is the perfect location. Right across the street from Lincoln Park, and close to Lakeshore Drive. A short walk to the lake, and a farther walk down to the North end of the Mag Mile ( The Drake Hotel ).There are numerous... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the insightful review and your feedback. I am happy to see that your overall experience with us was memorable and we were able to meet your expectations. Please let us know if your travels bring you back to Chicago. Best. More 

Strathaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very welcoming, comfortable and friendly. Well situated right by Lincoln Park. Staff very relaxed and helpful. Room with view over to park was extremely comfortable and peaceful. Delightful lunch and great views from the rooftop bar.

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being an advocate of Hotel Lincoln Nancy. Let us know if your travels bring you back to Chicago. Best. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brittany and all the staff at Hotel Lincoln are amazing. They went above and beyond to make our stay incredible. Love the location and the beautiful views from the rooftop bar. Our daughter is going to be playing volleyball for DePaul University and we will be traveling from California to watch them play. We will never stay anywhere else!!!!!

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Stephanie, Thanks for the bold statement and YES we will TAKE it. Please let us know if your travels bring you back to Chicago. Best. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our team of 30 to town for a week-long meeting. Meeting space was perfect. Food was excellent and on time. Staff was super responsive! Sleeping rooms are unique. Beautiful views and comfortable beds with modern finishes, yet a vintage feel. You cannot beat the J Parker for private drink space. The catering was delish! Guests can walk, run,... More 

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Onal K, General Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Annie, Thanks for sharing your experience with us and other travelers. It is refreshing to see a review for a business group experience. Also, thank you for the shout out to Lea, means a lot! Hope to see and your group back in the future. Best. More 

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Staying in Lincoln Park

Neighborhood Profile
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just north of Chicago’s downtown financial and retail hubs, Lincoln Park is the city’s most charming and historically rich residential community, where tree-lined streets are dotted with a mix of million-dollar-plus homes and classic three-flat apartment buildings and sidewalks buzz with energy from families, DePaul University students, young professionals, fitness buffs, and visitors to the city. At the center of it all is Hotel Lincoln. Hotel Lincoln is an upscale boutique hotel with an eclectic-meets-collegial vibe, offering 184 guest rooms, executive meeting space, a lobby-level European-style coffee bar, a spacious rooftop lounge with panoramic views of downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan, and the acclaimed Perennial Virant – helmed by award-winning Chef Paul Virant. As Joie de Vivre’s first hotel east of the Mississippi, the property is uniquely designed to not only connect Chicagoans with iconic city gems, but also give travelers a taste of what life is really like in the packed-with-personality city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Address: 1816 North Clark, Chicago, IL 60614
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park , Near North Side
Price Range: $189 - $463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 184
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Hotel Style:
#22 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#23 Family Hotel in Chicago
#23 Green Hotel in Chicago
#23 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#29 Business Hotel in Chicago
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