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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I loved the Hotel Lincoln. Steps away from Lincoln Park, Lake Michigan and lovely neighborhoods, we were enchanted by tours, museums, restaurants and activities. The rooftop J. Parker Bar is a must do, offering sweeping views of the water. Staff were friendly and helpful, and rooms comfortable. We can't wait to return!

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New Smyrna Beach, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

could not have asked for a better hotel staff! they were wonderful! we stayed there for my son's wedding and the hotel staff was fantastic!! room was great, nice and clean, large for Chicago standards!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this hotel. It's right in the middle of many of the amazing things Chicago has to offer, so we just gave our car to the valets and walked and took the train around town. Every person we interacted with, from the clerks to the valets to the cleaning staff were not only helpful,... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked the Lincoln as we liked the fact it was not far from the Lake Michigan front. We are really pleased we chose to stay here as its in the Old Town with lovely buildings and independent cafes and bars. It's quieter here than in the city centre, but close enough to get in on the Loop Train in... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a Lake View King Suite room (larger with a sofa area) at the very end of the corridor, was spacious and very quiet. View on Lincoln Park, and lake with fabulous morning sun rise! A little up-dated at first sight but I enjoyed the alternative to "chain" hotels. has some distinct style. The breakfast was fantastic (a la carte... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful hotel we stay at each year! Pet friendly, large rooms with clean bathrooms and comfy beds. Flat screen tv and room service. Hotel has rooftop location for food and drinks, a full restaurant and a coffee shop. Located directly across from the Lincoln Park Zoo, you can valet your car and walk nearly anywhere. Excellent and knowledgeable staff! You... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff at the hotel were really welcoming. The location is great for downtown Chicago and cor Lincoln Park where there is the zoo. The big negative on our stay was the bathroom which was infested with small flies

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This week we had the pleasure of staying 4 days at this amazing hotel for my husband's birthday. Our stay was absolutely perfect. From the kind, courteous, and professional staff to the clean rooms and common areas, our experience was nothing less than exceptional. Absolutely loved our experience.

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Atwater, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had gotten a discount travel voucher from a company and when I booked my travel, the agent suggested I upgrade to this hotel. What a treat it was. From the painted cloth on the wall behind the bed of Lincoln kicked back with his feet up, to the outstanding location and even the Roof Top Bar. The people were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended, the hotel staff attended us very well. The room was excellent with amazing views to the city , the lake and the park. We are definitely coming to this hotel the next time we go to Chicago.

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • 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 60614-6043
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Price Range: $147 - $527 (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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#22 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#23 Green Hotel in Chicago
#23 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#23 Family Hotel in Chicago
#29 Business Hotel in Chicago
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