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The Homestead

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1625 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-6021 See on map
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Breakfast included
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3 Star accommodation
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I chose the Homestead because of its' location but was very pleased with the entire experience. Entering my room was as if I entered a time warp to the 1950"s as to furnishings and fixtures - except for the large flatscreen TV. The room, bathroom...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Rena G
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel several times and will continue to do so. It isn’t for everybody, especially for people with expectations about room size and typical in-room amenities. I stay here because, despite small rooms (no two exacty alike), old (but not dirty)...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Oh my. I had no idea I would enjoy my stay here so much. It is so close to NU, downtown, and the lake. I walked around for hours while my son took his finals. Parking was in a garage around the corner, which some...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank lajean2015
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Our room was so shabby. Old, tired furniture, stained couch, not enough lamps, soft lumpy mattress; less than mediocre breakfast. Yuck! Pricy for what you get. Rooms overheated. The one positive is that location is fabulous.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Was a little worried when we checked in with the feel somewhere between a heritage site hotel and a frat house. Our one bedroom was large and comfortable with a pull out bed and adequate furnishings including the kitchen. No frills breakfast. Convenient location with...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank AnneN2323
Response from Homestead_Hotel, Director of Sales at The HomesteadResponded September 6, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor; we appreciate your feedback. The Homestead officially opened its doors in 1928. Since then, we’ve taken great pride in maintaining the integrity of the building, and have been honored with the esteemed national recognition...More

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The Homestead is a historical hotel, ideally nestled on a residential street just two blocks from both Northwestern University as well as the sandy shores of Lake Michigan. Just a five minute stroll to lively More downtown Evanston, we provide our guests with inviting and comfortable accommodations in an appealing, European atmosphere. Each of our ninety guestrooms, studios, one and two bedroom apartment suites have been individually adorned with traditional decor, guaranteeing every guest a unique experience in charming and gracious surroundings. Complimentary continental breakfast and wireless internet are included with each reservation. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
$134 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Homestead Hotel Evanston
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Homestead Hotel Evanston
Location
United States > Illinois > Evanston
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
$134 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Homestead Hotel Evanston
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Homestead Hotel Evanston
Location
United States > Illinois > Evanston
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Nina I
November 5, 2018|
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Response from Homestead_Hotel | Property representative |
Hi there, We do not provide shuttle service. However, we are happy to arrange transportation for you, upon request. For those who prefer public transportation, there are multiple options available.If you're looking to plan... More
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Nina I
July 31, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Nina! You also have the option of taking the Union Pacific North Metra train (metrarail website) connecting to the Blue Line of the El (transitchicago website) for the El or the bus) or you could take the Purple Line of... More
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vicky b
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Homestead_Hotel | Property representative |
Hi Vicky, Yes, a One Bedroom Suite has a separate bedroom, separate bathroom, an open living room, and a kitchen and dining area. They are very spacious.
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"not a connecting room."
StevenAK
Jul 31, 2018
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"Word to the wise: Restaurant and bar are closed on Mondays"
JenniferJ322
Apr 18, 2018
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"It seems like some of the rooms have been refurbished--rooms on second floor have key cards. But staff is..."
Georgypoergy
Nov 20, 2017
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"Drive around blocks for good parking"
jwalte02
Oct 29, 2017
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