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Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here. one night on business. Front desk clerk and valet attendant were very friendly and attentive. Valet parking only and no complimentary breakfast. On site restaurant. Colleague and I opted to walk to Whole Foods for dinner (10 minute walk) famous deep dish pizza restaurant 5 minute walk away. Rooms were spacious, bed comfortable.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for my cousins 50th birthday party Beautiful hotel very spacious good for families of four great for family vacations has a rooftop pool handicap accessible bathrooms very clean I like staying here it was beautiful very very very very beautiful

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Winter Garden, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights to go see the Cubs play. This hotel was a clean, comfortable and quiet place to relax for a long weekend. The staff was fantastic each time I called them to inform them I would be later than expected due to flight delays, and even when I got there after midnight, we were welcomed... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here this past weekend. Nice staff, clean hotel and room. The bathroom was almost as big as the room :) but no closet, just drawers and a hook on the bathroom door. Be prepared to pay to park? per day. On a warm day, take advantage of the pool on the roof ! :) Restaurants,... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Dear Tammy L, Thank you for your recent stay with us and reviewing our property. We are pleased to know you liked the friendliness of our staff and the fine location of our hotel in the area. However, we are sorry you were not 100% satisfied with the room you received. Your feedback is very important to us as this... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel rooms are fantastic this must be a newly remodeled the place. The staff were fantastic when I checked in especially Ross. He checked to make sure my room is fantastic by calling me about 15 minutes after I checked into the room. They have valet parking. This has to be one of the most cleanest and friendliest Holiday... More 

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1 Thank David I
John M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Dear David I, Thank you for sharing with us details about your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you had a “fantastic” experience. We are a newly opened full service Holiday Inn that has gone through major renovations that we are very excited about. Our beautiful new restaurant the “University Plaza Café” serves cooked to ordered... More 

Glasgow
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights after staying in Chicago downtown, which was a lovely change from the chaos, did not have a car and used the Metra train. I would definitely recommend Evanston as everything is on your doorstep and we felt very safe. John the GM at the Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston is a credit to IHG... More 

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John M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Dear Bearcoatpei, We are absolutely thrilled to hear that enjoyed the convenience, safety, and security of our hotel. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. Our team appreciates the compliment and we strive to make every guest’s stay a memorable one. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Victoria, Canada
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80 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This is an attractive hotel in a very convenient spot, but yes, I do regret the change from Travel Lodge to Holiday Inn, too much of value has been lost. The first surprise came immediately on arrival, instead of the old secure parking garage at $10/night I was faced with valet parking at $18/night, plus tips. So, call it what... More 

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2 Thank HowardFreeland
John M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Dear HowardFreeland, Thank you for complimenting the look and location of our property. It is a great disappointment to learn that your perception of our amenities is less than desirable. I apologize for the way that you feel. As a newly opened full service Holiday Inn, we have gone through extensive renovations to our exterior, public and private meeting space,... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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128 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Beautiful hotel, great location for college visits to Northwestern. Customer service is terrific! Great breakfast place available next to the lobby. Parking garage on site. However, they automatically charge you $18 onto your hotel bill for parking. Expensive, and it felt chintzy. So...only 4 stars instead of 5.

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We booked this hotel while in Chicago for a Cubs game. The location was great as it's a short walk to the CTA L trains. The hotel was modern with very new furnishing and renovations. I had occasion to speak to 4 different staff members while checking in and out and just passing by the desk. They could not have... More 

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Roger Y, Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Dear Bobber123, Thank you for sharing your experience with everyone we greatly appreciate your loyalty and compliments regarding the hotel and staff. We have worked extremely hard to provide a positive experience as we have completed the major renovation of the property. We are continually working on the details including working with our team to provide exceptional customer service. We... More 

Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel in downtown Evanston, stayed here on a recent trip to Chicago and was an easy subway ride to Wrigley and to the city. I would definitely stay here again as it was a great cheaper alternative to staying in downtown Chicago. Also, have great bars and restaurants nearby.

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Roger Y, Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Dear JonB10885, We appreciate your feedback regarding your experience at the Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston and appreciate your commitment to return in the future. On your next visit we hope that we may also have your experience or beautiful restaurant "University Plaza Café" located within the hotel. Chef Jeff who just recently arrived in Evanston from spending 3 year... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The newest addition to Evanston is the Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston, Illinois! Our hotel occupies a prime spot along Chicago's North Shore, just four blocks away from Lake Michigan and Northwestern University and close to downtown Chicago sightseeing, tours, museums, restaurants and shopping. This state-of-the-art Hotel features special in room amenities such as Free High Speed Internet Access, Microwave and Refrigerator, 37" Flat Panel LCD TV and Free Local Calls. Whether you are staying with us for Business or Pleasure, take time to relax and enjoy our Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal), Business Center, Wireless Internet Access in all public areas and Fitness Center. Points of Interests:Companies: Rotary International, Leapfrog Online, ZS Associates Hospitals: Evanston Hospital Universities: Northwestern University (NU), Kellogg School of Management Local Attractions: Northwestern University, Baha'i House of Worship, Navy Pier, Wrigley Field, Shedd Aquarium, Art Institute of Chicago, Willis Tower. The newest addition to Evanston is the Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston, Illinois! Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston

Address: 1501 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4416 (Formerly University Plaza Hotel)
Location: United States > Illinois > Evanston
Price Range: $122 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston 3*
Number of rooms: 159
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Also Known As:
Best Western University Plaza Hotel Evanston
Best Western Hotel Evanston
Evanston Best Western
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