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Margarita European Inn

1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
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  • Northwestern University
    0.8 km
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 week ago
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Stayed here for four nights while we visited my daughter in... more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for four nights while we visited my daughter in Evanston. This was a really nice hotel. It was very comfortable and very well-kept. It's a very old building that's been renovated so there are interesting little quirks. If you enjoy tight elevators with accordion-style doors you'll get a kick out of this place. But the rooms and beds...

Thank Tom R
Saint Charles, Illinois
Reviewed 12 December 2016

A charming boutique-style inn in the middle of Evanston - we attended a party 2 buildings away and with the projected snow storm we decided to spend the night. Parking is free and behind the hotel along one row; plenty of spots available. The room was small (double bed) but had all the amenities needed including a hairdryer. Friendly staff...

Thank JulieO167
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This was our 5th time to Evanston to enjoy a "staycation" and we finally found the place for us. Don't get me wrong, there are many great places to stay in this lovely town, but this one is for us. Why? 1-Old charm 2-Excellent desk personnel (Thanks, Katheryn) 3-Clean 4-Continental breakfast to die for (Thanks, Philip) 5-Reasonably priced and $10...

Thank SOGChicago
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This hotel is amazing... located at walking distance to anything in downtown Evanston, including Metra trains and the L, restaurants, shopping. Breakfast is a feast of house made pastries (by Phillipe, a French pastry chef, no less) served at an elegantly decorated parlor, buffet style. The building is a gem of early 20th century Chicago architecture - we know, we...

Thank Roberto M
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 November 2016

superb staff. very responsive and helpful. Room with King and sitting area was exactly what we needed for a 1 night "stay-cation". Car park location felt relatively guarded and the location of the hotel was exactly what we wanted for walking to any number of restaurants, bars, quick order and even a bakery. Price was right and the time was...

Thank J E
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect. We found the lobby is up a flight of stairs. But the building is charming. The Otis elevator has a metal gate that you open & close to enter/exit. The 5th floor open air patio was an unexpected treasure. We carried in Lou Malnati's classic deep dish pizza and ate al fresco in the...

1Thank Karen S
Paris, France
Reviewed 3 November 2016

My recent status as handicapped made staying at an older hotel a bit of a challenge, but as I always prefer a boutique hotel to a chain, I chose the Margarita while the rest of the family--in for a wedding-- stayed elsewhere. Because of steps at the entrance, I called ahead and was given their back door code, and used...

1Thank parisamour
Avila Beach, California
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a small older hotel on a side street in Evanston. It is conveniently located to downtown, and remarkably, very easy street parking (there is evidently hotel parking as well, but street parking was always easy to find right in front of the hotel). The hotel itself is probably approaching 100 years old and has loads of charm but...

1Thank happyeee
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a romantic getaway. It's absolutely lovely, old world charm, delicious breakfast, kind and helpful staff. The L is with in walking distance and its about a 30 to 40 minute ride to down town. The staff helped us learn the ropes of the train. The breakfast is made by am real French Chef. The beds are super...

1Thank Susan B
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I stayed here 2 nights and highly recommend it. I was able to check in early (flew to Midway, took an Uber to Margarita European Inn) which was unexpected. Kathryn, the GM, was on duty to assist at check-in and a few other times when we needed suggestions and/or assistance to find places. She's fabulous! Breakfast is enough to make...

1Thank Teresa P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chicagoland, Evanston's, Freshly remodeled Boutique hotel. Close to Northwestern and 1 block to public transportation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Margarita European Inn

Address: 1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Region: United States > Illinois > Evanston
Price Range: RM458 - RM1,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Margarita European Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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“SPACE is a must while in Evanston (our reason for going)..... Whole Foods for lunch and Whiskey's for dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles SOGChicago, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 210, right off the lobby. It was small, but quiet and actually quite convenient. No views.”
 of 5 bubbles happyeee, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the actual room before booking.”
 of 5 bubbles D4126EYjohnp, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If traveling with a family, ask about type of beds before booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Fr0mtheheart, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Entire hotel is smoke free.”
 of 5 bubbles HelloLife69, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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