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Bloomington, United States
Reviewed 23 January 2015

They are undergoing renovation, which makes some things a little unkempt. The bed was very comfortable and the room was fine. However, it had no fridge, so I asked for one. They delivered one quickly. They also told me that after renovations are completed, all rooms will have a fridge. So when I left and discovered that they charged me...

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BestWestern1501, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. I apologize I had not...

Iowa
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

The staff there were very nice and helpful. The hotel has a good position in the city and has a good view from windows in the room. The breakfast there had many to choose from and tasted good too. It has a stable free wifi and paid parking lots. It's a good place.

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BestWestern1501, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. Your comments about the Hotel Team Members and quality of breakfast are very appreciated! By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior...

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Reviewed 16 January 2015

Stayed here before dorms opened at Northwestern. Location was not bad with easy access to the main retail area of Evanston and also not too faraway from CTA stations (Davis and Dempster). Front desk was understaffed but they were helpful. Room was large and comfortable but was very no-frills at the same time too. Understandable since this was a tad...

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BestWestern1501, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. Your feedback regarding the Front Desk staffing levels you experienced, and the breakfast quality are appreciated. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver...

Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

Hotel was a lot better than expected. Carpeting in the hallways might be outdated and dry walls on hallways (assuming they were renovating) but the room was absolutely spotless. Staff were very helpfyl, Parking was $14 a night which was a little cheaper that area hotels. I would stay in this hotel again.

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BestWestern1501, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. Your comments about the Hotel Team Members and guest room are very appreciated.By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for...

Reviewed 31 December 2014

nice older hotel being renovated, will probably become nicer soon. Bedding clean and comfortable, staff very helpful and friendly, breakfast first rate. Some glitches with plumbing, but they'll work that out. Overall, a good value in convenient location. Wish they'd enclose the swimming pool in their renovation.

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Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us, and your comments regarding the Hotel Team, service and breakfast are very appreciated. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests...

Chicago
Reviewed 27 December 2014

The hotel is in the process of renovating, so the new rooms and common areas are very clean and fresh. The rooms are basic, but the prices are excellent, and if you need to be in downtown Evanston or Northwestern, the location is great.

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Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. I am glad you had a great stay and found our location to be convenient in Evanston and easy access to the city. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we...

New Haven, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel while visiting a friend at Northwestern. The rates were very good for a weeknight in Chicago . All day parking in their garage was $14 for each day of your stay. There are plenty of restaurants and a few grocery stores within walking distance of the building and an L station a block and a...

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Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. I'm glad to hear that the hotel location was so convenient for you! By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience...

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Reviewed 9 December 2014

For the price, this hotel was an excellent value. We had a picturesque view of downtown Evanston with the great lake in the background. the room was nice with all the extras we needed - Free wifi, comfortable bed, desk, pleasant temperature. the room and bathroom were also very clean. and the staff was efficient, knowledgeable, and friendly. the only...

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Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your guest room and great view! Our hotel does have rooms which do not connect to others, so the front desk would be happy to assist you with selecting a...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 December 2014

This marks my third review of the same place, so something made me come back again. This time I brought my family. The price is always right – at least until they complete their renovation and raise the prices. But there were a few bumps in the road we didn’t have the last time. First, the positives: as noted, the...

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Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. Thank you for your greate comments about the hotel Team Members. Your feedback about the hotel property is also very appreciated! By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve,...

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Reviewed 3 December 2014

We stayed here in June 2014. One of the elevators wasn't working, so there were long waits for the remaining elevator. Of course it was graduation weekend at Northwestern so the hotel was full. The breakfast was ok, had to wait for eggs and meat one morning and the cold choices were not interesting. Had to pay a premium price...

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Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
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 Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 (Formerly University Plaza Hotel)
Region: United States > Illinois > Evanston
Price Range: $115 - $321 (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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Trains go by 24/7 which did not bother us but if it bothers you, ask for a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Fredturtle42, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with view on the rail track should be avoided”
 of 5 bubbles ala506, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms facing north or east for better views”
 of 5 bubbles aptao55, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room 1111 which had a great southern view”
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 of 5 bubbles capsteve, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure the room should be clean and check your bed sheets.”
  • Beautiful city of Evanston.
 of 5 bubbles 146azim, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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