Evanston hotels

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What travelers to Evanston are saying

Absolutely beautiful area. We had to be back sooner than expected so didn't get to explore too much, but heard the lakefront is amazing. Looking forward to returning.
Ginny S. Sep 14, 2015
It is a good hotel, but its location did not helped very much.
PedroS Oct 29, 2015
Great CITY. My family really enjoyed it
mari c. Aug 29, 2015


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Evanston hotels

Because of its lovely homes, great schools, and proximity to the city of Chicago, Evanston is known as one of the best places to live in northern Illinois. Hotels in Evanston offer a wide selection to people checking out Northwestern University or shopping downtown. Hotels in Evanston can be found near trendy restaurants or the quirky shops the city is known for. Guests will find accommodation of nearly any budget in Evanston.

Evanston Quick Picks and Tips

Cultural Events

Evanston is home to a thriving arts scene, and there are many festivals celebrating local art. The Ethnic Arts Festival and Lakeshore Arts Festivals offer visitors a chance to admire and purchase locally-made art.


Evanston has no shortage of amazing restaurants, ranging from fine dining to dives. Those looking for casual fine dining downtown should check out the Chef's Station, named one of the top restaurants in the Chicago area.

Major Point of Interest

There are plenty of hotels in Evanston near the Ladd Arboretum, one of the main attractions in the city. Visitors can take a break from the urban environment of Chicago in this lovely arrangement of plants.


Guests staying in Evanston hotels downtown will find a number of interesting shopping options. Music lovers must go to Vintage Vinyl, a world famous record store known for its amazing collection.


The Northwestern University Wildcats are the main sporting attraction in Evanston. The men's basketball team is part of the prestigious Big Ten Conference and play exciting home games at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Recently booked Evanston hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston 2 hours ago 3 stars $145
Hilton Orrington/Evanston 7 days ago 3 stars $142
University Plaza Hotel 11 days ago 3 stars Choose dates

Recently Rated Evanston Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Hilton Orrington/Evanston
4.0 / 5
52 reviews
3 stars $142
University Plaza Hotel
3.7 / 5
178 reviews
3 stars Choose dates
Margarita European Inn
3.3 / 5
4 reviews
1 star $145
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston
4.0 / 5
33 reviews
3 stars $145

Activities in Evanston

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Featured Evanston Hotels

From $135

1 The Talbott Hotel

4 stars
4.6 / 5 1444 reviews

20 E. Delaware

Last Minute Deal!

Independently-owned and with a dedication to green practices , The Talbott Hotel has been a fixture in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood since 1927. The hotel mingles old-world sophistication with...

New Years Trip
The hotel was clean and well-appointed. The rooms were a good size and the bed was really comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful. The location of the hotel itself was a little further away...
Jan 21, 2016
From $142

2 Hilton Orrington/Evanston

3 stars
4.0 / 5 52 reviews

1710 Orrington Avenue

Welcome to the sophisticated Hilton Orrington/Evanston hotel, centrally located in the heart of downtown Evanston, Illinois. Just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, beside Lake Michigan, this...

Quick Business Trip
Nice hotel. Big bed, small room and bathroom - but everything you need. Love the restaurant attached to the restaurant - Farmhouse.
Aug 10, 2015

3 University Plaza Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 178 reviews

1501 Sherman Avenue

If you have business or pleasure near Northwestern University, Best Western University Plaza in Evanston is a convenient location. Start your day with free breakfast and a newspaper in the lobby....

Business Trip
Not very good location. Otherwise the hotel was pretty good. I liked it.
Oct 30, 2015
From $78

4 Chicago's Essex Inn

3 stars
3.7 / 5 275 reviews

800 S Michigan Avenue

Save 15% on your stay

Chicago's Essex Inn in Chicago blends in perfectly in the heart of the Windy City. For guests who want to relax and retreat, the free rooftop pool and state-of-the-art fitness facilities make it...

Nice corner room and staff
We have been to the Essex before, not since 2008, some remodeling since then, we took the train in on Friday from the suburbs, left our luggage t hotel since room wasn't ready, and off to the...
Dec 22, 2015
From $82

5 Central Loop Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 300 reviews

111 West Adams Street

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Located in the heart of The Loop in Chicago, the Central Loop Hotel that provides its guests with four different room types to choose from as well as two studio apartments if you re going to have...

federal govt trip
The hotel is located one block from EPA and ferc buildings. Valet parking only and is 52$ per night. The air conditioner didn't work and there was no fan in bathroom. It was a very small room but...
Dec 19, 2015
From $107

6 Loews Chicago Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 18 reviews

455 North Park Drive

Grand Opening Special - Save 30% on your stay

Booking a room at the Loews Hotel in Downtown Chicago and you ll stay at one of the most modern hotels in the area. Loews opened in March of 2015 and hosts 400 guest rooms as well as 25 suites. No...

nice hotel in middle of city
Loews was an excellent choice for our 2 day stay in Chicago. Would recommend highly.
Nov 24, 2015
From $145

7 Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston

3 stars
4.0 / 5 33 reviews

1818 Maple Avenue

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

Experience our Inviting Evanston HotelDiscover the Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston hotel - a welcoming Chicago North Shore hotel. Adjacent to Northwestern University, our comfortable...

Clean room, Big Bed, Impressive shuttle buss
The room is very clean but the mini bar in the room is not very practical for visitors who are not coffee lovers. I always get the very big bed, which is very good. The shuttle bus to adjacent...
May 23, 2015
From $92

8 City Suites Hotel Chicago

3 stars
4.1 / 5 129 reviews

933 W Belmont Ave.

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Take nearby trains throughout the city or explore the hip scene in Belmont-Sheffield from the City Suites Hotel Chicago. Unpretentious and welcoming, this Art Deco-inspired gem is tucked away in a...

40th Bday Weekend
Husband & I traveled for my bday weekend. Plus side: the hotel is very close to the EL and walking distance to plenty of clubs and restaurants! Down side: VERY noisy - not just the EL but the rooms...
Dec 16, 2015
From $107

9 Loews Chicago OHare Hotel

4 stars
4.4 / 5 72 reviews

5300 North River Road

Stay 3 Night's and Save

Complimentary 24 hour airport shuttle to and from OHare. Complimentary 24 hour fitness center. The hotel is 100 PCT non-smoking. Hotel has an onsite restaurant, onsite bar, and a live entertainment...

18th Wedding Anniversary
What an excellent hotel! Walking distance to the new downtown Rosemont Restaurant district! We had such a great time! Beautiful room with gorgeous view!
Sep 23, 2015

10 HYATT house Chicago/Evanston

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

1515 Chicago Ave

This extended stay property has 8 floors with 114 rooms, 67 of which are suites with full kitchens. There are two meeting rooms located on the first and second floor, providing 700 sq. /ft. and 538...

From $114

11 Hyatt Regency Chicago

4 stars
4.1 / 5 745 reviews

151 East Wacker Dr

Includes Free Valet Parking

Experience the mid-city excitement of Chicago with a stay at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, one of the glorious pillars of The Windy City s urban landscape, which delivers everything on a large scale....

Nice place, close to everything
Nice hotel, great bar, close to shopping and parks.
Dec 15, 2015
From $81

12 MileNorth

4 stars
4.3 / 5 464 reviews

166 East Superior Street

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This boutique property offers a residential-style retreat that soars above Chicago s Magnificent Mile. Each floor is home to no more than 11 spacious guest rooms and suites, and your evenings are...

Always a great stay!
Room is always ready.Rooms are clean. The bar is great. Food is good and the service is exceptional. Close to shopping and restaurants. Short taxi away from other cool areas.
Jan 18, 2016
From $73

13 Wyndham Glenview Suites Chicago North

4 stars
3.9 / 5 175 reviews

1400 N Milwaukee Avenue

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Visitors at the Wyndham Glenview Suites in Glenview will enjoy the all-suite rooms offered by this hotel. Each has a private bedroom and a separate living room, allowing guests to entertain...

Be Ready To Drive !
The hotel was the right price for our stay. However the location is inconvenient. Dining is a short half mile away, with 1 very good restaurant (Johnny's) and a couple fast food places. No shopping...
Dec 3, 2015
From $121

14 Hyatt Regency OHare

4 stars
4.1 / 5 287 reviews

9300 Bryn Mawr

Rate includes full breakfast for 2

During your stay at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, you'll have a room with cutting-edge design and sophisticated styling. This hotel offers a full-service business center, so guests in the...

Great Park & Fly Experiance
We spent the night here before flying out of O'hare for two weeks. Everything was seamless. Shuttle was on time, no waiting around at the airport. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was...
Dec 18, 2015
From $93

15 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - North Shore Conference Center

4 stars
3.9 / 5 75 reviews

9599 Skokie Boulevard

Signature chocolate chip cookie at check-in

Arrive at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - North Shore Conference Center in Skokie, IL and be welcomed with a warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie and an even warmer reception from our...

Very comfy
It was a good stay for the price very professional I was overall satisfied with my stay would defenetly stay there again
Nov 18, 2015
From $51

16 Red Roof Inn Chicago Northbrook Deerfield

2 stars
3.0 / 5 57 reviews

340 South Waukegan Rd

Save 25% on your stay

Nestled in the northern suburbs of Chicago, youll find Red Roof Chicago Northbrook Deerfield. This hotel is conveniently close, within 3 miles, of Allstate, Baxter, Caremark and Underwriters...

Good for price point
1st room they game me was supposed to be nonsmoking but it had cigarette burns on bed and stunk of smoke. they did give me another room - free upgrade.
Jan 17, 2016
From $89

17 Warwick Allerton Hotel Chicago

4 stars
4.0 / 5 609 reviews

701 North Michigan Avenue

An original tower block dating back to the Jazz-Age in Chicago, the Warwick Allerton Hotel Chicago has a well-preserved Renaissance-style facade, with lingering touches of Art Deco streamlining in...

Very nice hotel!
Great location, nice hotel for the price. Will stay again.
Jan 13, 2016
From $115

18 The Palmer House Hilton

4 stars
4.1 / 5 726 reviews

17 East Monroe Street

Rate includes Breakfast

Exquisite brass peacock doors welcome guests to The Palmer House Hilton, which is a National Landmark Historical Hotel. The old-world elegance of the lobby belies the modernity of a stay in...

Great stay
I usually in Chicago use a different hotel however as there was an offer I thought I would try it. Great location. Stunning lobby. I did enjoy my stay, staff were friendly & helpful however for...
Jan 4, 2016
From $105

19 Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore - Skokie

2 stars
4.3 / 5 45 reviews

5201 Old Orchard Road

Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

a retreat just minutes from the Windy City...welcome to the Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-North Shore/Skokie.Just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, the North Shore area is a collection of charming...

Great business stay
Excellent hotel just off the Interstate, near a fabulous shopping mall. Very clean, spacious rooms, very quiet. Great, friendly staff.
Dec 15, 2015
From $77

20 Days Inn Chicago

2 stars
3.9 / 5 130 reviews

644 West Diversey Parkway

Launch your Chicago getaway from the Days Inn Chicago in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of downtown Chicago. Recipient of the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence! This European boutique style...

Noise from elevator was disturbing.
Coffee wasn't good. TV channels were very limited. Staff was great. Noise in hallways very late on Sat. PM.
Dec 2, 2015