$149 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Apr 28, 2015 Check-out: May 1, 2015

Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

4 stars
View map of 1816 N Clark, Chicago, IL 60614

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Ratings and reviews for Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
102 out of 102
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.6
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.2

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
kgkt
western suburbs
Dec 24, 2012

romantic getaway

it was wonderful. food is excellent. room was awesome.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Hmfin
Business
Indiana
Dec 9, 2013

Cozy and Comfortable

Small rooms, but adequate and very clean! Loved the stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Little Lady in a Big Town
Business
Albuquerque, NM
Dec 3, 2013

Great Chicago Experience!

This was my first time in Chicago, and I was really thrilled by this hotel! An oasis of calm and beauty, but with easy access to everything that makes a visit special. Early morning walks just across the street in Lincoln Park (with its urban nature preserve), afternoon window shopping on surrounding side streets, evening drinks and snacks in the rooftop lounge (with amazing views of the city skyline), and (of course!) the gorgeous lake views from my room. I also loved the hotel's retro style, and the hip and helpful staff. Thanks so much, Hotel Lincoln! I'll be back soon!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

The Hotel Lincoln is just steps away from Second City, the famed comedy club, where many SNL'ers had their start!

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Lincoln Park
Business
New York, NY
Nov 26, 2013

Good location but bare bones

The hotel is in a good location but the rooms are lacking. It feels like an old motel with slightly updated decor. No mini bar, no room service and no bottled water in the rooms so, if you arrive late at night and want a small snack or drink without going to a restaurant, be prepared to walk four blocks to the 24 hr Walgreens. Also customer service was not great. The first room I was given had a non-working phone and when I asked to switch, I got a lot of attitude from the manager at the front desk. It's a shame because it has such potential.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
PDunaway
Business
Cincinnati
Nov 21, 2013

wonderful place to rest your head in Chicago

Quite comfy rooms – quality beds Professional – kind staff- Funky artful vide & décor Would love to stay again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
LA2Dallas
Business
Dallas, TX
Sep 11, 2013

Charming and hip

Hotel Lincoln is in a great location and has a hip vibe. Our room wasn't big, but the decor was great and it was clean. If you have a car, there is some neighborhood/meter parking options, so you don't necessarily have to park in their lot or valet it. Didn't try the restaurants, but they looked fun and popular.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
echotalk
Business
Evanston, IL
Sep 9, 2013

Loved this hotel and location

The hotel was eclectically elegant... with a roof-top lounge to die for, and proximity to the lake, huge green space, lincoln park zoo, and fabulous restaurants and shopping. The staff was very helpful and pleasant. The bed in the room was incredibly comfortable. Only thing missing was I wished it had a fridge or minibar, but loved the experience enough to extend my stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Park at the museum public parking. It's about a half a block walk, and will save you half on parking.

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mikent
Business
Long Island, NY
Aug 15, 2013

Excellent Stay

We stayed four days and five nights and it was a pleasure from the start. The staff welcomed us and helped with city tours and informed us of how to use public transportation. The location is abut a 15 minute bus ride north of downtown. The neighborhood has plenty of restaurants, a free zoo and is walkable to a nice Lake Michigan beach. Lincoln park is is well kept with many walking paths, benches & open lawn areas. If we were to go back to Chicago we would definitely stay here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Wells Avenue is behind the hotel and if you walk towards downtown there are some nice pubs and restaurants a few blocks away.

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mikey Mike Mommy
Business
San Diego
Aug 14, 2013

Great Stuff

Great Stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Hidden Shamrock

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
dadams123
Business
Maryland
Jul 21, 2013

Great classic hotel!

Other than the room door that had to be kicked to open and slammed to be shut, the room was small but comfortable. Staff and Location were wonderful and would definitely stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Dinner at RPM Italian was "once in a lifetime" experience. Recommended highly - make reservations early.

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kassie07
Business
Il
Jul 20, 2013

Very nice

Great location very friendly and a very beautiful hotel

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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