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Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Wilmette
Certificate of Excellence
Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
Level 6 Contributor
153 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Perfect for a Quick Family Vacation”
Reviewed 9 August 2014

My husband and I often come to Chicago for business but don't really get to enjoy the city. So, we decided to take a family trip to the area for a few days. We were looking for a place that was in between downtown Chicago and Six Flags and this Residence Inn was a perfect fit. It was one of the few Marriott properties with a two-bedroom suite (with one king and one queen). The staff was EXTREMELY helpful--from Kathryn the manager to various desk staff including Dave, Lauren, and Andrea. They took care of our needs before and during our visit and I truly appreciated their attentiveness. I highly recommend this hotel and definitely plan to return.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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2 Thank BFR1920
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this review, 11 August 2014
We appreciate you taking the time to review our property! Our staff here really makes an effort to ensure every guest here is taking care of! I'm so glad that you got to know our employees on a personal level and you found them helpful! Hope to see you back again soon!
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

The hotel started in May 2014, so facility is new during our stays in July. Front desk and customer service are excellent. Location is convenient to shopping, Northwestern, etc. The dinning area is not well designed where it can be very crowded closer to the end of the breakfast time. The food service is not sufficient comparing with other residence inn or Springhill suite. We feel every time we have to "fight" for the food. You can easily see people waiting for more food to come.
The swimming pool is small and there is no windows in any room.

Room Tip: Don't stay at the top floor as the air con is very noise and it is shaking every time the unit s...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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2 Thank Jane Z
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this review, 4 August 2014
Thank you very much for your review on our NEW hotel! Glad to hear that you enjoyed our location and amenities! We understand that breakfast does get crowded on the weekends and it is very important that every guest is satisfied with what we provide. As a team we are working on increasing the flow of breakfast during the busy periods. We appreciate your feedback!

Hope you visit us again soon!
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Albany, Georgia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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2 Thank Deepti R
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this review, 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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Springdale, Arkansas
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154 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
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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4 Thank AllesonWonderland
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this review, 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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Sea Girt, NJ
Level 6 Contributor
80 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
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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Thank czb_JerseyShore
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Caroline Y, Director of Sales at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, responded to this review, 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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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 review, 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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Kansas
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 review, 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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Property: 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 (Based on Average Rates): ££
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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