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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always a pleasure to stay at the Margarita European Inn when in Evanston visiting our daughter who is a student at Northwestern. What brings us back is the outstanding personal service that Kathryn and her team provide. We love the charm of the Inn, the breakfasts and the roof deck. We sometimes buy a bottle of wine around the corner... More 

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Plattsburgh, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently stayed 2 nights at the Margarita European Inn. It is a 2 minute walk from either the Davis "L" line or Davis Metea station and is convenient to all of downtown Evanston. It has a lovely parlor,I which a very substantial continental breakfast is served, a wood paneled library, a roof top deck and an outdoor patio. I... More 

1 Thank David C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed here twice now and both times have been great stays. The parking can be a bit of an issue your first time around but the hotel, front desk staff and the rooms have been great. Keep in mind this is an old building and it is really neat how it's been modernized while still keeping to the... More 

Thank Travis S
Savannah Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was familiar with this property having grown up in Evanston, and wanted to try it on a recent trip back. Excellent choice as long as you understand there is "charm" - everything is not modern and perfect. But the period furnishings, and breakfast creations of the pastry chef more than make up for it. After oversleeping Saturday morning I... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed here for a football game in northern Chicago. I discovered it when all of the more recognizable names were booked for the Labor Day weekend. I had two teenagers and two 22 year olds for my room and then my parents needed a room too. Not only did our room have plenty of room, everyone was incredibly... More 

1 Thank Jackie P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, cozy, friendly old world-feel inn. The staff is warm and helpful, the rooms were spotless, the relaxing atmosphere a welcome respite. Breakfast was delicious and a great place to visit and meet new people. The roof top terrace has an amazing view of downtown Chicago. We will come back.

1 Thank Diane D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly hidden gem. The interior of the hotel dates back to an era of unbelievable classiness. The staff in the hotel are casually chatty and pleasant. The rooms also have some modern amenities like TVs. You won't believe this, but the reservation was for a room with one large bed and two bunk beds. Instead, they upgraded... More 

1 Thank Elliott P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Stayed one night on a road trip. Beautiful property from a bygone era. Updated modern rooms with all of the conveniences but charm of the 20's. The elevator will rocket you to your floor with no wait. Linens and amenities are super nice. All staff I interacted with was very nice. I wanted to steal the beautiful tapestry bed spread... More 

1 Thank Tim L
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I reserved a room for the evening of June 27, 2016 based upon online advertising by this hotel. It looked very nice, a traditional European feel, but clean and updated. Upon arrival I was greeted by a musty smell in the lobby, which was quite old and run down in appearance. I asked to see my room and was taken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Very cute boutique hotel which was still quite close to downtown Chicago. Me and my family are on a cross the USA roadtrip and stumbled across this place by surprise. Elevator is very small and old, but it still did the job for me and my family. Next time we visit Chicago, we would definitely try to stay here again.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chicagoland, Evanston's, Freshly remodeled Boutique hotel. Close to Northwestern and 1 block to public transportation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Margarita European Inn

Address: 1566 Oak Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4234
Location: United States > Illinois > Evanston
Price Range: $116 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Margarita European Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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