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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Boston
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant is being renovated, but still no excuse for tired and less than clean elevators, common areas, and stained furniture in the rooms. Only plus is the location near Lincoln Park and walking distance to Old Town attractions.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very conveniently located by the park and walking distance from the downtown city. Nice hotel with a wonderful rooftop bar with an amazing view of the city skyline and the lake. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think this hotel is a small jewel in a sea of big chains. The hotel and staff have abundant personality, rooms are clean, clever in design and comfortable. Staff are knowledgeable and responsive. Great place!

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for helping us stick out in a world full of chains M87QUtinab! It really means a lot and informs the world about what we do here at Hotel Lincoln. We hope to see you again sometime soon! Until then, take care.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Despite been allocated a neighbourhood room when we had reserved lake view rooms, I would still recommend this hotel. Having arrived very late (11pm ) staff handled our complaint to our satisfaction, but involved changing rooms the following morning. Rooms were comfortable, clean and tastefully decorated. Showers were excellent. Reception staff very helpful and knowledgeable about all things Chicago.would have...

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your honest and thorough feedback NeilBraUK. I am sorry things did not start off on the right foot, but glad to see the remainder of the trip was uphill from there. We would love nothing more than to have you return and stay in the room you were initially promised so we can try and earn 5 stars...

Kimberly
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Parking was just a 3 min walk. Many outdoor sites within walking distance. Around the corner was shopping. Great decor in the reception area. Felt safe. Plenty of outlets in the room. Good internet connection.

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thrilled to see you felt right at home Ronald E! It is nice to have everything you need just a short walk away. Thanks for the review and we hope you are able to return. Best

Cincinnati
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a week on the 12th floor for business. Located directly across from Lincoln Park, there was a fantastic view of the park and Lake Michigan from my room and the sunrises were spectacular. Being an avid cyclist, I brought my bike and could cut through the park each evening to the Lakefront trail giving easy access...

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Wow - what a wonderful review from a wonderful guest. Thanks for sharing this with the world M2038PEchristopher! Having the lake right across from us does allow for cyclist like yourself, along with runners and walkers, to enjoy all sorts of beautiful views of the lake and city. Take care, and hope to see you again!

Sullivan, Indiana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great hotel for traveling with pets. Nice location in Lincoln Park withing walking distance of many places. Park across the street is great for walking the dogs. We had a corner room next to the stairs so it was reasonably quiet. My daughter's room (next to ours), had a noisy neighbor (screaming toddler and big barking dog). We heard a...

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback Sharon G! We too love having dogs around, as it makes everyone's day a bit brighter. We hope you can return and enjoy the park during the summertime. Best

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Starting with dropping off bags early, check in could not have been faster. The room was clean and comfortable. The bar had great atmosphere and great views. Location was perfect. I look forward to returning in the near future.

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Great to hear your first trip was a success, and we can't wait for the second 923stephenjp! Thanks for leaving a wonderful review for the world to see. Until next time, take care.

Burlington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding front desk employees. When I checked in to the hotel front deck customer service agents Charlie and Michael went the extra mile to make me feel welcome. They found out that I love Diet Coke and cheese and arranged to surprise me by having both in my fridge for me. Exceptional!!!!

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Great to see you felt right at home Susan K! Charlie and Michael appreciate the shout outs, and are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you can return and continue to build a relationship with the team! Until then, take care.

Birmingham
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a terrific hotel and a wonderful value. I've stayed here at least a half-dozen times and never had anything but good experiences. The rooms are small but attractive and the location can't be beat as long as you don't mind a bit of travel to some of the major tourist areas. Rooms with a view of Lincoln Park...

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Catherine M! This is so nice to read and see how you have continuously enjoyed your trips to Hotel Lincoln and the surrounding Lincoln Park area. We agree - the farmers market is amazing! For the next 5 months our guests and us will be enjoying it twice a week! We hope you can partake!

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Staying in Lincoln Park

Neighbourhood Profile
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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Banquet Room
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 

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: $241 - $647 (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 Family Hotel in Chicago
#24 Green Hotel in Chicago
#25 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#29 Business Hotel in Chicago
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Montgomery, AL
Pierce M Chicago, Illinois Property representative
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Unfortunately There isn't a complimentary shuttle service to the airport. Uber or Taxi would be the best option from the airport. Our valet/door team can get a taxi for you at any time. If you need an accessible taxi please let us know at the front desk and we can order one for you. Uber is usually less expensive. If you haven't downloaded the app, you can use our promotional code (HLINCOLN) to get $20 off your first ride.

9 months ago
Pierce M Chicago, Illinois Property representative
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Yes. On the Second Floor we have a Fitness Suite. It consists of two Treadmills, an elliptical, a bike, yoga mats, and exercise balls. We also have a bench and dumbbells. Total space is around 200 sq. ft. If you are looking for a comprehensive gym experience, we have a partnership with Equinox Fitness Club down the street. Our guests get 50% off day passes.

7 months ago
Atwater, California
9 months ago
Pierce M Chicago, Illinois Property representative
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There are two parking options at Hotel Lincoln. The most convenient is to utilize valet service, located at the front door of our Hotel. Cost is $52 for valet. Self parking is located around one block from the hotel near the Chicago History Museum, cost is $35 per night.

9 months ago
over a year ago
Morgan B San Francisco, CA Property representative
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Hello G.F.

HBO is included in our guest room TV programming.

We're looking forward to having you stay with us!

over a year ago
South Lake Tahoe, California
Melissa M New York City, New York Reviewed this property
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The fitness center has three treadmills and a bike, as well as various free weights, a bench, and other loose equipment. I remember a yoga ball as well.

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“Lake view rooms worth the cost, the higher floor the better the view”
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