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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Fontana, California
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First time in Chicago and we're so glad we stayed here. Great rooms and great service. Chris at the front desk and Dan from valet provided excellent customer service. Highly recommend, would definitely stay here again!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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What a place to stay! Staff was helpful on telling us everything about the hotel and area. Got to the room and was very clean, stayed in a Jr suite and was large living space with a park view. Will go there every time I'm back.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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Stayed 3 nights to attend my niece's wedding which was right across the street at The Leaf. The hotel is also right across the street from the zoo and the park. We walked to all the restaurants and shops. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and the bed was comfy with nice linens. The only con was...

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St. Louis
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The location was excellent and the hotel had a great vibe. Would have loved to had more time to take advantage of the rooftop more. I can't wait to go back. Also, the suite with two bathrooms was a great way to travel with family!

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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We stay often at the Hotel Lincoln, and I now feel that I have been there enough to give it a review. This is our favorite Chicago hotel. We love the interior decorations, and we always pat the lion near the front desk when we arrive. The hotel staff, from the cleaning crew to the front desk, are always exceptionally...

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Castle Rock
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Perfect weekend at the perfect location. Easy access to Lincoln Park, the free zoo, conservatory, Lake Michigan Lake Shore, excellent restaurants nearby. Large family and group of friends all enjoyed our experience. Thank you.

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Janesville
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brunch was excellent, as was the service in the restaurant and at the desk. Atmosphere was nice. The bed was very hard, so sleep quality was poor. Valet service was difficult and slow. I would stay again, but request a softer bed.

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USA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for a night in February of this year. The overall feeling that this place gives off is that of trying to be super hipster. There colors are somewhat lodge-like, the people working at the front desk wear cardigans, and there's even a wall of ugly pictures. It's not terrible, but a bit over the top, I'd say. The hotel...

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Lafayette, Indiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great service and staff! Some rooms are kinda small and others are rather big so large variety to meet your needs. The staff is awesome! So accommodating! Plus the location is great for Lincoln park zoo, the beach, second city and old town. Great restaurants in walking distance. Love this place!

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have all been to hotels where the staff is very gracious and polite. Hotel Lincoln is no exception. However, upon checking in, the 3 fellows manning the reception desk sported smiles and attitude that were just plain genuine. Drew, Olen and Charlie were every bit as warm and fun as they were gracious and polite. Rooms were a bit...

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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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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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: £93 - £344 (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 Green Hotel in Chicago
#23 Family Hotel in Chicago
#24 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#29 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“The lake view is really spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahsD7431WA, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not choose this Hotel Lincoln”
 of 5 bubbles JasonL848, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the west side might be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles HeleneC446, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the park and the lake!”
 of 5 bubbles stephmarie, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to get a room by Lake Shore Drive or else you'll get a NYC hotel view close to adjacent building or an alleyway.”
 of 5 bubbles dolphinslaxer, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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