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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed yesterday NEW

After staying in downtown Chicago several times for trips, we wanted something a little different and closer to our friends living in the city. We settled on Hotel Lincoln and couldn't have been happier. The hotel is full of personality, offers absolutely unbeatable views of Lincoln Park and is nearby to cute shops and delicious restaurants in the Lincoln Park...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice hotel with good location to see the Christmas lights at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Staff was very friendly, bed comfortable. Our only complaint was the heating system which woke us both up every time it came on, which was very often as it was a cold and windy night.

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Naperville, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We checked in for a Sunday night and since they were a little slow they upgraded us to a suite, with a great view, including a little bottle of wine! It was for my birthday so it was a great surprise and we really appreciated the great service. Awesome location close to restaurants, activities, and the zoo. Will definitely be...

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Cleveland, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel Lincoln is exactly the hotel I wanted to stay at in Lincoln Park. It is wonderfully decorated and the rooms are comfortable and nicely appointed. The restaurant is very nice as well as the rooftop lounge that is fully encased in glass for the winter with a fantastic view. Valet was quick and courteous and the front desk staff...

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Augusta, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I love staying at this hotel! The staff is always friendly and ready to help you! Alyssa was very pleasant and helpful with reservations and telling us of the attractions. Ana, and Dewonn checked us in and they were very pleasant and helpful, Charlie was very pleasant when he checked us out. His smile is awesome! I am looking forward...

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Ringgold, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Randomly choosing a hotel online that was close to "downtown" Chicago, I was pleasantly surprised with the Hotel Lincoln. I got a text the day before checking in to see if I had any special requests. I mentioned a handicapped accessible room for my mother would be great if one was available. I was upgraded to a suite with an...

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Charlie greeted us with a smile as soon as we walked through the door. The customer service is, bar none, some of the best! Love the ambiance of this hotel! Although, the rooms are not enormous, by today's standards, it was exactly what we needed.

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for two nights during the Thanksgiving weekend when there was an overflow at my son's apartment. The hotel was a five minute walk which was very convenient. The staff could not be more welcoming or helpful. We were checked in early which was nice as we wanted to get back to the apartment to help with the...

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

Hi Gingy, Thank you for your insightful and positive review. Please let us know if your travels bring you back to Chicago. Best.

Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel Staff was amazing, extremely warm and hospitable - stayed in a junior suite and the room had great view of the lake. We had two young boys and the room was a great size for them to play. We needed the sofa bed made up and the staff timed it so they came while we went out for dinner....

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Happy to hear that we were able to make your weekend memorable. Come back and visit us again. Best.

Reviewed 1 week ago

loved the employees here! I am formerly from the hotel industry and everyone here was just amazing! can't wait to return. The room was just what we needed, two bathrooms was a plus, the valet parking can't be beat, and the location was perfect! Kudos!!

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

Thanks for the positive review Becky. Best.

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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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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $123 - $352 (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 Green Hotel in Chicago
#23 Family Hotel in Chicago
#24 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#29 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“Get a high-floor room for fabulous views of the city!”
 of 5 bubbles 478amandas, yesterday | Read review
“Best rooftop view”
  • Park view room
 of 5 bubbles raymondk243, 2 days ago | Read review
“If you need a handicapped accessible room, just let them know. The room was great with plenty of room for my mother to get around.”
 of 5 bubbles keriegelman, 3 days ago | Read review
“Some of the rooms, are a bit small but it is an older hotel and what we expected ”
 of 5 bubbles JCarmack, 3 days ago | Read review
“great two bathroom suites”
 of 5 bubbles beckyp609, 1 week ago | Read review
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