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The Homestead is a reasonably-priced property with a great location in downtown Evanston, within a few blocks of Northwestern University and the lakefront. It's also a historical landmark.
The good: It's a quiet location. The building is attractive. Staff is friendly. The room includes a...More
The Homestead was clean and the staff were pleasant. It’s been kept up to date while maintaining the original feel. The location is great with an easy walk to downtown Evanston and many great restaurants. Parking was around the corner and affordable. I had a...More
We arrived at the hotel at 8PM after a long trip from the UK. To be greeted by an unhelpful receptionist who said that our arrival as a family (2 adults 2children) in a one bedroom suite had been noted the day before but the...More
The location of The Homestead is very convenient to downtown Evanston, Lake Michigan, Northwestern University, and bus and train stations.
The restaurant is very good though lacks some of the warmth it had as its previous iteration--Quince. The bar is small but adequately-sized for the...More
Loving alternative, quirky and non-corporate hotels lead me to booking The Homestead. BIG mistake. It was filthy. From the smell of rotting cabbage on entering, to the smear marks which I guess originated from someone’s nose in the lift ... it only got worse when...More
Response from Homestead_Hotel, Director of Sales at The HomesteadResponded 13 April 2018
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor.
We are indeed a warmly welcomed alternative to a typical corporate hotel. Like you, many people choose us for that very reason, coupled with our historic charm and extremely friendly team.