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The Willows

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The Willows Hotel Chicago is a Lincoln Park favorite, located on a quiet residential street just steps from Lake Michigan. Within walking distance are countless dining and entertainment options, and downtown Chicago and Wrigley Field are a short drive away. The hotel includes continental breakfast, WiFi, fresh baked cookies in the afternoon, as well as coffee and tea 24 hours a day.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Grade: 89 out of 100
124Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
20Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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The hotel is located in a perfect spot in Chicago, easy to get to and from, close to public transportation - buses and the loop. I walked to the loop and was in downtown quickly and easily. Amenities are good, rooms are clean. This isn't a fancy hotel, so adjust your
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There are 2 features that travelers consider when making a decision about overnight accommodations: location and staff. The Willows has both!! Upon arrival we were greeted by Dan who was welcoming, courteous and efficient. In addition to describing the features of the hotel
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Responded 21 Aug 2018
Dear guest, What a wonderful review of your experience at The Willows! We thank you for finding some time after your travels to share your detailed thoughts of the property and the experience itself. We are so happy that we could make such a great impression on you and your family. This is exactly what our team strives for and works hard for every day. Our guests are number one priority and their comfort and happiness is our goal each and every day. And it looks like we did just that with you, especially Dan. He is a great addition to our team and I will definitely pass along these kind words from you to him. He will be happy to know you had such a wonderful time. Once again, thank you for your time, your recommendation and we look forward to your next adventure in Chicago :) All the best,
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We stayed here on our girls weekend in Chicago. We enjoyed our experience and the breakfast provided was a great perk. We had one issue with our toilet which was promptly fixed. Would definitely stay here again.
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The staff were super friendly and they helped us with our ever need!! Made sure we were comfortable the whole stay! Would recommend to anyone!!! The older guy who works at the counter was the best he was super nice and respectful!!
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Our favorite place to stay in north Chicago. Have stayed there many times. It is very convenient. Great neighborhood and street. Nice feel and ambiance to the place. Friendly staff and very accommodating.
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Super easy to take the blue line train from Ohare airport to the Logan Square stop. #76 East bus down Clark drops you off about a block from the door, or easy Uber/Lyft/taxi from the train for a little change.
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Where do you park and how much is parking per day?
There is a public parking garage located directly behind the hotel, and it is $25 per day with in and out of access. Thank you
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Good morning, We do not offer a shuttle service thru the hotel, however there is a service called "GO AIRPORT" that offers shuttle to and from airports throughout Chicago. You can give them a call directly or set up your pick up times online. Thank you Leila O Assistant General Manager
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This is a nice quiet area to stay in and there are plenty of restaurants, grocery stores, etc. Not a ton of shopping. We stayed here because we were visiting my sister who lived a couple block away. If you want to do boat ride or see the more famous Chicago sites you will have to go to the downtown area; which despite not being that far away is a pretty lengthy drive (usually 30 minutes to get a few miles). Traffic is really really bad in Chicago so I would recommend staying right next to what you are interested in seeing so that you can easily walk or take a taxi. You don't want to be driving your car down here or spending 40 min trying to find parking. I think we saw about 10 fender benders happen in the 2 days we were here and people don't even stop they just bash the car in front of them, switch lanes, and keep on driving. As for the Willows itself we just stayed there last weekend. It is an okay hotel. Pretty old and the rooms are dark and stuffy. The staff was great but amenities are very very basic. I thought they charged too much for what you get. It was okay, but we won't be staying again.
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Hi 515minnie, Thank you for getting in touch. Unfortunately we do not allow pets on property.
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"The rooms are a bit dated, but very clean. The staff was super friendly!"
"Incredibly located in a great neighborhood....walk to countless restaurants, Wrigley Field, or The Metro. 4th floor is more quiet."
"Even the smallest rooms are super comfortable for two. Don't miss the breakfast and cookies in the afternoon!"
"Love the king suites!"
"Rooms vary in size and view. Be sure to inquire when making a reservation"
US$73 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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