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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Middlebury, Vermont
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked this through Hotel Tonight and the whole experience was terrific. Great service, very nice room, clean, great location!! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel to my friends. I'm sure I'll stay here again.

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Wilmette, Illinois
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In the heart of Old Town, across the street from Lincoln Park with great views of Lake Michigan, and within walking distance of the Chicago History Museum, the Royal George Theatre, Second City Comedy, and Halstad's many great restaurants. Staff was friendly and professional and made our celebration relaxed and enjoyable.

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Hudson
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got a great price for the weekend. The room was very small but a great view of the lake. We used to stay when it opened when room prices were a lot less than they became. We enjoyed our stay. The staff is helpful and kind.

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Chicago
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really bad service. Grumpy front desk. Had to wait forever in the restaurant. Dirty sheets on pull-out and remade without all sheets and service person left wallet in room. Finally got all sheets but re-made upside down. Did not get service in the restaurant The service was not very good from beginning to end. The person at the front desk...

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Muncie
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The entire time was just as we had hoped. Easy and friendly check-in and check-out. Great room with excellent view. Close to several eating options....it will be nice when the on-site restaurant re-opens! Everyone was VERY friendly and helpful. Great value. Will definitely stay again!

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Fontana, California
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First time in Chicago and we're so glad we stayed here. Great rooms and great service. Chris at the front desk and Dan from valet provided excellent customer service. Highly recommend, would definitely stay here again!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a place to stay! Staff was helpful on telling us everything about the hotel and area. Got to the room and was very clean, stayed in a Jr suite and was large living space with a park view. Will go there every time I'm back.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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Stayed 3 nights to attend my niece's wedding which was right across the street at The Leaf. The hotel is also right across the street from the zoo and the park. We walked to all the restaurants and shops. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and the bed was comfy with nice linens. The only con was...

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St. Louis
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location was excellent and the hotel had a great vibe. Would have loved to had more time to take advantage of the rooftop more. I can't wait to go back. Also, the suite with two bathrooms was a great way to travel with family!

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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We stay often at the Hotel Lincoln, and I now feel that I have been there enough to give it a review. This is our favorite Chicago hotel. We love the interior decorations, and we always pat the lion near the front desk when we arrive. The hotel staff, from the cleaning crew to the front desk, are always exceptionally...

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Address: 1816 North Clark, Chicago, IL 60614
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Price Range: $163 - $607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 184
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Hotel Style:
#22 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#23 Green Hotel in Chicago
#23 Family Hotel in Chicago
#24 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#29 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“The lake view is really spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahsD7431WA, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not choose this Hotel Lincoln”
 of 5 bubbles JasonL848, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the west side might be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles HeleneC446, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the park and the lake!”
 of 5 bubbles stephmarie, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to get a room by Lake Shore Drive or else you'll get a NYC hotel view close to adjacent building or an alleyway.”
 of 5 bubbles dolphinslaxer, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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