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New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Friendly staff. Clean lobby. But for the money? Since when does a suburban holiday inn charge 200 a night? Price gouging on a home game... And they don't comp parking or bfast. I won't make this mistake again.

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

Dear Jim M, Thank you complementing our staff and newly renovated full service Holiday Inn. We are disappointed to learn that you did not perceive value during your stay. We offer a cooked to order breakfast from a Chef inspired menu at very reasonable cost. In addition, our valet parking is a convenient, safe and secure parking alternative to street...

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The Hotel was perfect location for my son and I. My son did a baseball camp for the week. It was a mile away! I hated the parking! Its Valet only! I was in and out to much for that and had to wait a few times. They did great as far as that goes I'm just in patient! The...

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

Dear Jennifer3124, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I apologize for the issues that you encountered during your stay. We have since had our engineering department correct the matter and we are pleased to hear that Ross was able to provide you with a resolution that was agreeable to you. We will share this with our...

Reviewed 19 September 2016

My kids say I'm overly fussy about hotels, and I freely admit to that. This hotel is one of the best I've ever experienced. It was perfectly clean and beautiful. The bath is just so nice, with a great shower. See the photos! It has been completely renovated, and the decor is stunning. It is far better than more expensive...

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

Dear CindyGSF, We are delighted to hear that we exceeded your expectations! We have an avid staff that is truly passionate about guest service. It is with tremendous pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our newly renovated full service Holiday Inn. On you next visit please do stop by our in house restaurant the "University Plaza Cafe" and we will...

san francisco bay area
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Holiday Inn is no longer the Holiday Inn I stayed 20 years ago! This one in Evanston is really clean, quiet and modern. Staff in the front office are very friendly. Though we didn't let housekeeping clean our room for 3 days, we have observed something we didn't really feel comfortable with: some of the cleaning ladies closed the guest's...

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

Dear Sandyspicy, Thank you for complementing our new look! You are right! Holiday Inn is reshaping guest perception and is enjoying a resurgence in the hospitality landscape. We value your observation and wanted to reassure you that it is an industry standard for the safety of guests and room attendants alike, to work in a secured environment. We appreciate your...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Fresh new design that has that fancy touch to it. The room had everything i wanted and needed. Up to date decor with a nice mellow look. Very welcoming as soon as you enter the room. Everyone was friendly and and the service was fantastic. The pool heated pool on the upper deck was a bonus since my son loves...

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

Dear Michael B, We are happy to hear you had a great experience while staying at our hotel. It is a great tribute to our ownership's passion for hospitality and guest service. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel has potential to be great. I am local to this property and booked a night through priceline so I could use their swimming facilities. The pool was too cold to swim in. Although it was minimally at a regulation temperature, I think calling it a heated swimming pool was a stretch. There is no hot tube, what once...

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

Dear Rayteal83, Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am pleased to know that you found our staff friendly, rooms were clean and beds comfortable. On the other hand, I am sorry for the shortfalls you have encountered with regards to our swimming facility. Your review is vital...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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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Reviewed 20 August 2016 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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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston, responded to this review

Dear Desire C, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We certainly do our utmost to make your stay comfortable and pleasant, so we are very pleased to know that you had a commendable stay. We appreciate your positive feedback about the cleanliness and beauty of our hotel. Your comments are important to the success of our...

Winter Garden, Florida
Reviewed 16 August 2016

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...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 August 2016 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,...

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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...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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 Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4416 (Formerly University Plaza Hotel)
Region: United States > Illinois > Evanston
Price Range: $126 - $277 (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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“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”
  • Southern view of Chicago skyline
 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
“The bed is crazy comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles NickA801, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher room with view of downtown Chicago.”
 of 5 bubbles Becky089, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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