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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
Ranked #47 of 189 Hotels in Chicago
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“Most comfortable hotel ever”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

I recently stayed at Hotel Lincoln when I came to Chicago to visit my family. I have never been so comfortable at a hotel. The beds were amazing.

I also was very pleasantly surprised by the view for the price. My room looked out over Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park. It was gorgeous. The roof top bar has great views as well, and delicious cocktails. Don't miss it.

Everyone on staff at Hotel Lincoln was incredibly friendly.

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Reviewed December 30, 2012

We stayed at Hotel Lincoln two weekends ago for a family Christmas trip. The service levels are fantastic, and the decor is fun and inviting. We had a drink at J Parker, which is a great little place with awesome views of the city. The Lincoln Park/OldTown area is awesome and a nice escape from the sometimes overwhelming bustle of downtown. You really get the best at Hotel Lincoln. We will definitely be back soon!

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Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Reasonable rates, close
To great attractions like Lincoln Park Zoo, Wrigley Field, Second City, etc. really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Lincoln. Clean room, a little small, but perfect for 2 people. Staff was friendly and fun. The restaurant downstairs, Perennial is awesome as well!

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Reviewed December 27, 2012

We stayed at the Hotel Lincoln last weekend and we loved it.. Not only did we like it but our two dogs did to! They are a dog friendly hotel in Lincoln Park. Great location, walking distance to the zoo and other great areas. We up-graded our room to a junior suite which was well worth it. We had a sitting area and two full bathrooms!

Very comfy bed, nice views either of the city or the lake. Very nice staff- they brought up a mini fridge to keep some things cold. They even had water bowls & treats for the dogs in the lobby.

Room Tip: The junior suite is worth the up-grade! Lots of room.
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Reviewed December 26, 2012

The hotel Lincoln was the perfect place to stay while visiting relatives over the holidays. It was a beautiful space with interesting art in the rooms. The staff was super friendly, and the beds were amazing! Highly recommended!!

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Reviewed December 25, 2012

An excellent Botique Hotel staffed by courteous & knowledgable staff. The quiet park lakefront setting offers park-side seclusion with views of Lake Michigan while still being proximate to some of Chicago's most famous amenities.

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Reviewed December 24, 2012

The Hotel Lincoln is a very unique hotel in a great location. Sitting next to Lincoln Park in Chicago, you have immediate access to the park, the Chicago History Museum, and wonderful neighborhood shops, restaurants, and bars. The hotel staff was very welcoming and cheerful. Our was very clean, comfortable, and unique. You don't get a cookie cutter chain room here. The rooftop bar offers an amazing view of the park, neighborhood, and lakefront. We had a great time staying here, and will definitely do it again.

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Property: Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
Address: 1816 North Clark, Chicago, IL 60614-6043
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #47 of 189 Hotels in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 184
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 
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