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Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Wilmette
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

I loved the hotel! very clean and presentable, staff friendly , free breakfast and internet. We went as couple but saw professionals and families in this hotel. .......................................

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2014

Thank you so much for your review! Its nice to have a brand new product to clean and I'm so glad you enjoyed it!

Hope you visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

We arrived late after a long drive, I wish we could've gotten there earlier, the room was welcoming and I would've loved to have been able to use the kitchenette instead of eating out. We were visiting Northwestern the next morning and it was easy to get to the school from the Residence Inn. The hot breakfast was a nice way to start our morning. We had a room with a separate bedroom and then the pull out sofa in the living room. Each area had its own TV, after nearly a week on the road and sharing a hotel room (and sometimes the bed) I think my teenager was grateful for a separate space for herself. Quiet hotel, friendly staff. We'd stay here again if we returned to the area.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2014

Thank you so much for your response! Glad you and your family enjoyed having 2 televisions in our One Bedroom Suite! It is nice to have the extra space when you are traveling with a family! Hope to see you again the next time you travel to our area!

Thank you again!

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We chose this hotel for two reasons: we prefer to have a kitchenette due to dietary restrictions AND we didn't want to expend $300/night + parking to stay in Chicago proper. The Residence Inn in Wilmette turned out to be an ideal choice for both our campus tour of Northwestern as well as for exploring Chicago.

The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is new in the last year so everything is in great shape. I would also note that the breakfast area was larger than we've experienced in other Residence Inns, but on the flip side our one bedroom seemed a tad smaller than in the past. Overall, though, this is a great option for the area for both professionals and families and very conveniently located. Would definitely stay here again if visiting the area.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2014

We appreciate your review on our hotel! Glad to hear that you enjoyed our location! We find that a lot of our guests are able to enjoy the quiet area of Wilmette, but are also able to easily get to downtown Chicago!

Hope you stay with us again soon!

Thank you!!

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

A bit hard to find if you dont have a GPS. But this place is brand new. So its perfectly clean, & modern.
It's basically a studio apartment, with a fridge, stove, dishwasher, etc.
Bathroom was huge! & the shower was fantastic.
Pool is very basic rectangle, but indoors.
Breakfast was above avg for hotel. Waffles, cereal. bisquits & gravy, eggs, etc
Room was very quiet.
Very close to a small mall. Lou Malnati's is on the next road up off the highway too!!!
I'd def stay here again when in the area.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank Brent J
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2014

Thank you so much for your review of our NEW hotel! Glad to hear that you enjoyed the extra space that Residence Inn by Marriott has in all of their suites! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

The hotel overall is nice and the room was big and roomy. Off of a main interstate but it is a little difficult to find if you have no GPS and I don't recall signage leading you there from Old Orchard rd. Only gripe with the room was one tv and if you have people using the sofa bed, they can't view it if your on the master bed watching tv. TV has to swivel for which ever side of room is watching it. The environmentalist that posted before me is a little over the top with their rant on the plastic ware and styrofoam plates in the breakfast room, but they are accurate about the food itself and eating space....quality not the best and food disappeared the moment it came out. Some of those folks eating there were a bunch of vultures waiting for the re-up and once it came out it was gone! Definitely not enough room to sit and eat if you are able to actually wait long enough for food to come out. But what else should I expect...it was 4th of July weekend after all and this hotel was Busy! I stayed there 3 nights and skipped breakfast the last 2 days just to avoid that war zone. Would I come back to this location?? Highly likely. But I will say this...front desk gentlemen was very kind, polite and professional and was the ONLY person to thank me for being a Marriott platinum elite member and ask of my preferences on room location/type and what type of arrival gift I would prefer. First time anyone has ever ask me on my 2 week journey and I've stayed at 3 prior Marriott properties in various states before I hit Chicago area.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Thank 1FastHonda
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2014

We appreciate you taking the time to review our NEW hotel! The loyalty you have shown Marriott throughout your travels is most definitely valued! Our hotel takes great pride in recognizing our frequent guests.

Our Deluxe Complimentary Breakfast is certainly popular, especially on busy weekends. We apologize for any inconvenience the crowd brought to your stay.

Also, in order to avoid swiveling the television from one point of the room to the other, you might want to consider our One Bedroom Suite. The One Bedroom Suites comes with two televisions. You can enjoy watching television in the bedroom area and in the living room area.

Thank you again for choosing our property! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 July 2014

The hotel is new and very well staffed. The rooms, although small, are well equipped and very comfortable and quiet. We have been here for six weeks while we are having our home renovated. The in-room kitchenette has a dishwasher, disposal, refrigerator, microwave oven, two cook tops and utensils. There is plenty of storage space with large drawers and a nice sized closet. The bathroom is good sized and modern with good lighting. The staff is amazing both personally and professionally. They bend over backwards to help with whatever they possibly can. They will provide laundry detergent, kitchen soap and whatever else you need, they will try their best to get it for you. There is a great exercise room, indoor swimming pool, free internet and even a BBQ grill with tables and chairs for guests to use on their patio.
a buffet breakfast is included and also dinner snacks three nights a week. Service in the breakfast area was slow but has improved tremendously while we have been here. This is a great place to stay for a long stay or a short one.

Room Tip: We requested a room away from the highway in case there was noise from the road.
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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Barbara G
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2014

Thank you so much for choosing our NEW hotel! We have loved having you here for 6 weeks! One great thing about Residence Inn is that we can truely be your home away from home! Our staff all enjoys assisting our guests and getting to know them on a personal level! We will be so sad if you leave us!

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Reviewed 3 July 2014

Brand new hotel - you think they would have found a way to be somewhat environmentally friendly but this place is so bad. I have never seen breakfast served on all styrofoam and with plastic utensils. Such an utter waste and so bad for the environment. I had to laugh when I saw the environmentally friendly sign near the towels in the bathroom. They cook everything on a two burner hotplate and I was sick for a few days from that powdered egg mixture. The place was full to the brim. Every seat taken in at breakfast and all the food gone. Clean and friendly staff but I will never stay in a hotel that serves food on styrofoam again. Ridiculous. Wilmette is a proactive environmentally and this situation will not last long when the town hears about it. Wait to book this hotel until they get a dishwasher and help save the world. It is utterly unsustainable!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2014

Thank you so much for choosing our hotel for your stay in Wilmette! Marriott takes an active role in environmental sustainability and we absolutely agree that we must all do what we can on every occasion to protect the environment. Unfortunately, due to the volume at breakfast we had to provide the plastic cutlery and styrofoam plates to keep up with the demand. However, moving forward we will always have china plates to use for all meals served in our gatehouse. Also, we take great pride in ordering quality breakfast items. Our eggs are actually a liquid whole egg mixture that we do cook on a hotplate.

That you again for your feedback on our brand NEW hotel! We are always striving to be the best that we can be.

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Additional Information about Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette

Address: 3205 Old Glenview Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091-2942
Region: United States > Illinois > Wilmette
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Wilmette
Price Range: £96 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette 3*
Number of rooms: 130
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Residence Inn Wilmette is the newest Wilmette IL hotels and the only Marriott brand within a 6 mile radius on Chicago's North Shore. Our apartment-style suites are 50% larger than traditional rooms and include kitchens and even a free grocery shopping service to help stock the fridge! Other free perks include a daily hot breakfast, weekday evening social with snacks and drinks, free 24-hr. gym, WiFi and an outdoor BBQ area. ... more   less 
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