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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Plainfi
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, great neighborhood, and great staff. An truly great stay. We had the kids with us so we couldn't visit the rooftop bar. Next time I'd love to check it out. It looked great. Kids had a blast and so did we!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed at Hotel Lincoln many times. Our recent trip did not disappoint! Every staff member is friendly and helpful, the rooms are immaculate, and the location can't be beat. The rooftop restaurant/bar, J.Parker, has great service and an amazing view.

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Hubertus
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a Lakeview Suit on floor 11. The room was small, cramped, and dirty. The bathroom had cracks everywhere (tub, shower, ceiling) and there was water damage under and around the sink. The bathroom was also small. They reused the bar of soap from the previous guest. The floor was so sticky and dirty it ruined our socks....

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Oklahoma City
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff was amazing!!! Definitely made our stay even better. We upgraded to a suite which was great. We had enough room and did not feel confined. Elaine's Coffee Shop was my favorite space at the hotel. The location of the hotel was perfect with the park and the zoo across the street.

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New Orleans
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel staff was friendly and helpful. We stayed in a suite which was a good size, and the bed was comfortable. The J. Parker has a great view and a good happy hour menu. Hotel is in a convenient location.

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Wilton
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wish I could love the hotel! I wanted to. I lived in Chicago for years so I knew it's reputation as being a cool place to stay. So I stayed there one night for a work trip. The vibe was spot on and it was such a diverse range of people staying at the hotel which was great. The...

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Joliet, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The lincoln was a wonderful hotel. The staff was amazing and friendly. I feel everyone went beyond their job expextation to make our stay the best it could be. This includes the valet all the way up to the rooftop bartender!!!

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Indianapolis
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Double bed are full size beds and not queen type. AC Heat system is loud and outdated. Acoustic in between rooms is bad. Uncomfortable room in an old building. Staff was pleasant and efficient. would not recommend.

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North Freedom, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was a place to feel at home in a big city. Location was perfect. Not too far from downtown but close to all the activity in Old Towne and Lincoln Park. So close to the lake and the Park. Decor was imaginative. My room felt like a friend's living room. Staff were relaxed and friendly.

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Great to see how comfortable you felt with us Barbara B! Nothing makes us happier than when our guests feel more refreshed than when they leave. We hope you can come back to the living room and enjoy! Best

Bloomington, Indiana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recommend highly....will definitely stay there during our next visits to Chicago....Staff very professional and friendly.....near Old Town which is charming and plenty of places to dine....Roof top bar was relaxing and the view is great....

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Michael G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

So happy to see you enjoyed your stay with us carolbD1822UN! The neighborhood is full of great options well within walking distance from the front door, and we love that too! Looking forward to your return trip, hopefully during the warm summer. Best,

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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Located just north of Chicago’s downtown financial and retail hubs, Lincoln Park is the city’s most charming and historically rich residential community, where tree-lined streets are dotted with a mix of million-dollar-plus homes and classic three-flat apartment buildings and sidewalks buzz with energy from families, DePaul University students, young professionals, fitness buffs, and visitors to the city. At the center of it all is Hotel Lincoln. Hotel Lincoln is an upscale boutique hotel with an eclectic-meets-collegial vibe, offering 184 guest rooms, executive meeting space, a lobby-level European-style coffee bar, a spacious rooftop lounge with panoramic views of downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan, and the acclaimed Perennial Virant – helmed by award-winning Chef Paul Virant. As Joie de Vivre’s first hotel east of the Mississippi, the property is uniquely designed to not only connect Chicagoans with iconic city gems, but also give travelers a taste of what life is really like in the packed-with-personality city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Address: 1816 North Clark, Chicago, IL 60614
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Price Range: RM636 - RM1,975 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 184
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Hotel Style:
#22 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#23 Green Hotel in Chicago
#23 Family Hotel in Chicago
#24 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#29 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“The elevator is old and noisy so try to get a room away from the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles annier2014, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room over-looking Lincoln Park.”
 of 5 bubbles RJB4Paris, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Talk w/ staff about different room options - they many different style rooms & are extremely great about explaining each in detail!”
 of 5 bubbles ljudy2, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Awesome Farmers Market across the street on Saturdays and free bike rentals.”
 of 5 bubbles SamishBeachHouse, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a lake view. It was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles luvlysaraj, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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