$109 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 30, 2014 Check-out: Dec 31, 2014

Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

4 stars
1816 N Clark, Chicago, IL 60614
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
99 reviews
Amazing Hotel

The staff were beyond helpful and such a pleasure to deal with. The rooms were cozy and clean. And... See full review

  • Jessabeth
  • Sep 19, 2014
Random stay

Very lively with lots of people and great staff members filled with tons of art. See full review

  • Kynkyn
  • Aug 4, 2014
The new Hotel Lincoln is a window to the most dynamic part of Chicago's North Side, Lincoln Park. Like the neighborhood, the hotel is historic yet fresh, fun though eccentric, active but relaxed. It's where the energy of urban life meets 1,200 green acres and Lake Michigan. All of which makes the Lincoln that unique place where the rhythms of a great city can be felt, savored and adopted as your own. The Lincoln's 184 rooms are classic Chicago seen through an eclectic, contemporary lens. They're on the preppy side, designed and furnished with modern and vintage details, including original art from local artists. Rooms on the highest floors - 9 through 12 - feature the hotel finest views, especially when facing east toward Lincoln Park and the lake.

Onsite parking $44.00 per night Offsite parking $25.00 per night

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Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel Rooms

Park View Room - 1 King or 1 Queen Bed
Relax amidst unobstructed views of Lincoln Park, Chicago's largest public park, including the Lincoln Park Zoo. One King or One Queen Bed. Flat screen, 37" HDTVs, Views of Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park green space (60 percent of rooms), Stereo with iPod/iPad docking station, Work desks and chair, On-demand movies and music, Lather Modern Apothecary bath products, In-room safes
Standard Guest Room - Two Double Be
Experience Chicago's local flavor with a partial or full view of the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Two Double Beds. Flat screen, 37" HDTVs, Views of Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park green space (60 percent of rooms), Stereo with iPod/iPad docking station, Work desks and chair, On-demand movies and music, Lather Modern Apothecary bath products, In-room safes
Junior Suite - One King Bed
One King Bed. Flat screen, 37" HDTVs, Views of Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park green space (60 percent of rooms), Stereo with iPod/iPad docking station, Work desks and chair, On-demand movies and music, Lather Modern Apothecary bath products, In-room safes
Lake View - Queen Bed
Enjoy the hotel's most sweeping vistas of Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park green space from these rooms on floors 8 through 12. Flat screen, 37" HDTVs, Views of Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park green space (60 percent of rooms), Stereo with iPod/iPad docking station, Work desks and chair, On-demand movies and music, Lather Modern Apothecary bath products, In-room safes
Lake View Junior Suite
Enjoy the hotel's most sweeping vistas of Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park green space from these rooms on floors 8 through 12. Flat screen, 37" HDTVs, Views of Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park green space (60 percent of rooms), Stereo with iPod/iPad docking station, Work desks and chair, On-demand movies and music, Lather Modern Apothecary bath products, In-room safes
Standard Double
two Double Beds, work desk with free wifi, coffee, tea, and fitness center access. Each room is fully equipped with HD TV's in-room movies and games, iHome docking stations, in-room safes, iron and ironing board, and much more

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking

Nearby points of interest

  • History Museum: 0.3 mi
  • North Avenue Beach: 0.4 mi
  • Lincoln Park Zoo: 0.4 mi
  • Second City: 0.5 mi
  • Steppenwolf Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Peggy Notebaert Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Chicago Historical Society: 0.8 mi
  • Michigan Avenue: 0.9 mi
  • Lincoln Park: 0.9 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 1 mi
  • Biograph Theater: 1.1 mi
  • Victory Gardens Theater: 1.1 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 1.1 mi
  • Alumni Hall: 1.2 mi
  • Water Tower: 1.2 mi
  • History Museum: 0.3 mi
  • North Avenue Beach: 0.4 mi
  • Lincoln Park Zoo: 0.4 mi
  • Second City: 0.5 mi
  • Steppenwolf Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Peggy Notebaert Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Chicago Historical Society: 0.8 mi
  • Michigan Avenue: 0.9 mi
  • Lincoln Park: 0.9 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 1 mi
  • Biograph Theater: 1.1 mi
  • Victory Gardens Theater: 1.1 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 1.1 mi
  • Alumni Hall: 1.2 mi
  • Water Tower: 1.2 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 1.3 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 1.3 mi
  • Kendall College: 1.3 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 1.4 mi
  • Seneca Park: 1.4 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 1.4 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 1.5 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 1.5 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 1.6 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 1.7 mi
  • Polish Museum of America: 1.7 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 1.8 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 1.8 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 1.8 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 1.9 mi
  • Marina City: 1.9 mi
  • Lake Point Tower: 2 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 2.1 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 2.1 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 2.1 mi
  • Children Museum: 2.1 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 2.1 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 2.1 mi
  • Navy Pier: 2.2 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 2.2 mi
  • City Hall: 2.2 mi
  • Macys: 2.2 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 2.2 mi
  • Harris Theater: 2.2 mi
  • Opera House: 2.3 mi

Dining

Perenial Virant
Opened in May 2011. James Beard Award winning writer Mike Gebert called it, "The Best Restaurant of 2011," and Chicago Magazine called it "a damn good restaurant." Chef Virant was nominated for Best Chefs Great Lakes at the James Beard Awards in 2011, was named Food and Wine's Best New Chefs 2007, and has appeared on Iron Chef.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (99)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
99 out of 99
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.1

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dustmeg
Business
Bloomington, Illinois
Jun 18, 2013

Great Hotel - Fantastice Location

The Hotel Lincoln is in a great neighborhood location right across the street from Lincoln Park. The hotel is unique, so if you are looking for a cookie cutter hotel, this is not for you. We stayed in a lake view junior suite...would have been nice to be a little higher to get a better view of the lake, but the view was still great. The room was good sized and very clean. The bed was very comfortable. The rooftop lounge was a lot of fun. The restaurant was very nice, but a over priced. Awesome staff. This is a very easy and relaxing stay with plenty to do within walking distance. Will definitely stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Colucho
Business
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jun 4, 2013

Great hotel

Lincoln Park is awesome and old town too. Our suite was very well decorated.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Hugo's frog bar

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
CV visitor
Business
Syracuse
May 17, 2013

I enjoyed my stay there

I had a very good time staying at the hotel. It's location is perfect in relation to downtown. The roof top is beautiful!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
tars
Business
brooklyn
May 9, 2013

great hotel

This hotel is lovely. Location, food, staff, and decor is great. The beds aren't the most comfortable that I've experienced but its given all the other stuff it does so well I plan to stay here on all my visits to Chicago.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Longman & Earl - amazing.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
nbk2101
Business
Chicago, Illinois
May 9, 2013

It was...okay.

Overall, the hotel is nice but it lacks any sort of remarkable qualities that provide for an abiding impression. The lobby was quite unique, and the attached coffee shop was perfect. The hotel hallways and rooms, however, left much to be desired. As with many things Chicago, it just didn't quite hit the mark. I will say, though, that the customer service experience was superb and they went out of their way to make me feel welcomed. I live in Chicago and wanted to have a short "stay-cation" (I hate that made-up word!), but I'm not sure I got my money's worth (I especially wouldn't have if the room hadn't been discounted 30% through a travel website!). Check it out...but don't expect to be dazzled.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

I lived in Old Town for three years and most of the dining experiences are lackluster and overpriced (not to mention the wretched aged frat boy clientele). Skip the reservations, grab a gigantic slice of pizza at Bacci (on North Ave between Wells and La Salle) and head back to the hotel room. In the morning, grab a great breakfast sandwich and pastry from Twisted Sister Bakery and enjoy alongside the fountain next to the Chicago History Museum.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Linda Campbell
Business
Denver, CO
Apr 23, 2013

Great Lincoln Park location

comfortable rooms, great rooftop bar, nice coffee shop, helpful staff, it was all great

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Traveling Jew
Business
Baltimore, MD
Apr 22, 2013

Very Accommodating

I am an observant Jew, and this means that I have certain restrictions on our Sabbath. Not only was the hotel nice, but the staff was very accommodating to all of my needs. The location was perfect, as well. I would recccommend this hotel to anyone looking to stay in Chicago!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Robertmae
Business
San Diego
Apr 15, 2013

Lincoln

Liked the room, small bathrooom, nice neighborhood, one inaccurate piece of info from the desk regarding a restaurant, that wasted two,hours of our time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ypres
Business
St. Louis, MO
Apr 8, 2013

Junior Suite great for families

Families: get the junior suite! Kids' room was lovely, equipped with books, toys, coloring supplies, bunk beds, step stool in their colorful bathroom. And our room was great, too.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Lincoln a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
DANJAN
Business
Barrington, IL
Mar 31, 2013

Overnite

Loved the location near Lincoln Park and Old Town. The view of the park and bedding was very comfortable. We enjoyed the roof bar for drinks and would go back sometime.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: In Hotel

Rooftop patio and bar were fabulous!

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