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The Homestead

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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Fraknit
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank lee w
Reviewed 18 April 2018

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

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 24 March 2018

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

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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. During the...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$141 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$141 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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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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Jill Z
20 March 2017|
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Response from Homestead_Hotel | Property representative |
Yes. These are available at a rate of $10 per night.
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Room Tips
"Word to the wise: Restaurant and bar are closed on Mondays"
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"It seems like some of the rooms have been refurbished--rooms on second floor have key cards. But staff is..."
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"Drive around blocks for good parking"
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"Probably a good choice if you are looking for a small apartment, short term."
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