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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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#36 of 187 Hotels in Chicago
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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Great staff, very helpful and friendly. Lincoln Park, the zoo is located across the street. Neighborhood restaurants/bars are within walking distance. My room faced the lake - wonderful views. I highly recommend this hotel.

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

Excellent review Jean. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and others. Best.

Reviewed October 14, 2016

Not having a car wasn't a problem at all. I was walking distance to the park and the old Town neighborhood with many bars and restaurants to choose from. There is an awesome gym down the block if that is important to you. The hotel gym consists of two treadmills. The rooftop bar is a pretty cool addition too. I...

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Ian, Thanks for your great review and being an advocate of Hotel Lincoln. Hope to see you back again. Best.

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Lincoln was a very charming, comfortable hotel. Front desk staff was extremely helpful and pleasant. The bed was comfortable and room was very clean! Roof terrace was beautiful during sunset. I loved the location, in the middle of Old Town. I would definitely stay here again during my next visit to Chicago.

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

Thanks for your review Lale. Hope your travels bring you back to Chicago again. Best.

Reviewed October 13, 2016

Our room was lovely, we had been upgraded to a suite which I would recommend booking. Staff was friendly and provided excellent service throughout our stay. The valet parking is a must in my opinion and the staff certainly knew how to do it right. A definite stay again!

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What a great compliment Patricia! Thanks for your positive review. Best.

Council Bluffs, Iowa
Reviewed October 11, 2016

There was so much to love about this hotel. The room was beautiful, we were upgraded to a suite. We had a corner room with one view of Lincoln park and the other of the neighborhood. We visited in September and the weather was still beautiful, so we were able to open all the windows in the room and enjoy...

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

Thank you for your insightful review. I am happy to hear that your overall experience with us was pleasant. Fell free to reach out to us directly when you start making your plans to come back to Chicago. Best.

Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Excellent service on arrival, friendly staff and querky interior. Rooms really comfortable and well equipped. Loved the filter coffee machine in room, and the two bathrooms. Reception decorated with drawer fronts, very different and decor retro.

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Thanks for sharing your experience with us and other travelers Victoria. Hope to see you back again. Best.

Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Lincoln has the genuine charm newer and bigger hotels can't offer. The staff was always friendly and helpful. It's located in a great neighborhood if you like morning runs or evenings at a restaurant. It's close to comedy clubs and a short walk away from an L train station.

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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 James. Let us know when your travels bring you back to Chicago. Best.

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Hotel Lincoln is a true city hotel: small room, tiny bathroom and limited but cool common areas. That being said, it served its purpose as a place to stay while in Chicago Here are some specifics that are important to me and might be important to you: Location: adjacent to Lincoln Park, in a good neighborhood Noise level: I didn't...

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

Thank you for your insightful review. I am sorry to hear that we were not able to exceed your expectations. We hope that you will give us another chance int he near future to earn your loyalty. Best.

Ashford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Friendly and accommodating staff, modern and clean room and building. The rooftop bar was amazing with lovely cocktails and a fantastic view of lake Michigan. The only downfall for me was the fact the door had a large gap between the floor and unfortunately we were close to the elevator which meant the light from the corridor was shining through...

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

Hi Natalie, Sorry we were not able to receive your top mark but thank you for your sincere feedback. Hope to see you next time and we will make sure we will have a perfect stay for you. Best.

London
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Perfect for first time visitors to Chicago. Very close to the lakeshore and an easy 20 minute walk downtown. All the staff were very friendly and helpful and we had a great view of Lake Michigan from our room. Don't miss the rooftop terrace for a late night drink and amazing views. Thoroughly recommended.

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Thanks for the positive review Grace. Let us know if your travels bring you back to Chicago soon. Best.

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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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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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
Price Range: $170 - $462 (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
#24 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#29 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“Lake view rooms worth the cost, the higher floor the better the view”
NeilBraUK, 2 days ago | Read review
“View of the park is wonderful!”
WeLove2Travel12345, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I felt any room would be more than satisfactory.”
jescan2017, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Book a suite if you want a little more space”
  • view from closet doorway
  • entry area to junior suite
  • desk and king bed view of Lake View Suite
  • tub/shower in junior suite
  • vanity nook
  • stand in closet
  • tv and seating area view of Lake View Suite
  • sliding barn door to bathroom
bjaschen, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The elevator is old and noisy so try to get a room away from the elevator.”
annier2014, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
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