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The Homestead

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1625 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-6021 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Was a little worried when we checked in with the feel somewhere between a heritage site hotel and a frat house. Our one bedroom was large and comfortable with a pull out bed and adequate furnishings including the kitchen. No frills breakfast. Convenient location with...More

Thank AnneN2323
Response from Homestead_Hotel, Director of Sales at The HomesteadResponded 6 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor; we appreciate your feedback. The Homestead officially opened its doors in 1928. Since then, we’ve taken great pride in maintaining the integrity of the building, and have been honored with the esteemed national recognition...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The staff here truly made our stay special. They seem to understand the concept of "guest" and go out of their way to provide exceptional service. In my earlier review I gave them high marks and don't mind saying that they lived up to it...More

Thank TAuser-09192018
Reviewed 31 July 2018

If you know in advance that this is an old place, needs to be cleaned, painted, and have the rugs replaced----you will be fine. It is quiet, unless there is a connecting room behind a door, so request not. The decor is old and I...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

It was great pleasure to be there. The housekeeping was not doing a good job. while she was tidying the room she was damping every shoe together to a pile.but the other people were so friendly. thank you

Thank Ece A
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We had seen the Homestead while walking by on previous visits to Evanston. It looked nice from the outside and had good reviews. We ended up with a room on the 8th floor and noticed not only that the corridor and room smelled off mildew...More

1  Thank JohnBarnett
Response from Homestead_Hotel, Director of Sales at The HomesteadResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor, we certainly appreciate your feedback and utilize feedback like yours to propel us forward and make improvements. We are sorry to hear of your dissatisfaction. The damp corridor and room smelling of mildew is extremely uncommon feedback. We...More

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The Homestead is a historical hotel, ideally nestled on a residential street just two blocks from both Northwestern University as well as the sandy shores of Lake Michigan. Just a five minute stroll to lively More downtown Evanston, we provide our guests with inviting and comfortable accommodations in an appealing, European atmosphere. Each of our ninety guestrooms, studios, one and two bedroom apartment suites have been individually adorned with traditional decor, guaranteeing every guest a unique experience in charming and gracious surroundings. Complimentary continental breakfast and wireless internet are included with each reservation. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
US$135 - US$396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Homestead Hotel Evanston
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Homestead Hotel Evanston
Location
United States > Illinois > Evanston
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
US$135 - US$396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Homestead Hotel Evanston
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Homestead Hotel Evanston
Location
United States > Illinois > Evanston
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Nina I
31 July 2018|
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Response from Jennifer J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Nina! You also have the option of taking the Union Pacific North Metra train (metrarail website) connecting to the Blue Line of the El (transitchicago website) for the El or the bus) or you could take the Purple Line of... More
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vicky b
6 May 2018|
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Response from Homestead_Hotel | Property representative |
Hi Vicky, Yes, a One Bedroom Suite has a separate bedroom, separate bathroom, an open living room, and a kitchen and dining area. They are very spacious.
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Suzie623
4 August 2017|
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Response from Homestead_Hotel | Property representative |
Absolutely. There is free wireless internet available throughout the entire building!
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Room Tips
"not a connecting room."
StevenAK
31 Jul 2018
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"Word to the wise: Restaurant and bar are closed on Mondays"
JenniferJ322
18 Apr 2018
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"It seems like some of the rooms have been refurbished--rooms on second floor have key cards. But staff is..."
Georgypoergy
20 Nov 2017
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"Drive around blocks for good parking"
jwalte02
29 Oct 2017
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