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Joliet, Illinois
Reviewed 22 September 2015

My sisters and I got together in Evanston for a long girls weekend. Overall, the experience was ok-it felt really good in some aspects and really poor in other aspects. The bathroom was beautifully remodeled, and the continental breakfast was amazing, and the parlor area was really neat and relaxing. The room was small and in need of updates, the...

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UP of MI
Reviewed 17 September 2015

It is rather unfortunate that much of the staff is out of control and treats guests as nuisances that cause them problems, requiring lectures and discipline. The GM here is the guiltiest culprit, as he clearly does not like to deal with people, rolling his eyes and snapping at guests who dare to speak to him. There is also a...

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7Thank guillo4
Margaritainn, Owner at Margarita European Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, First off thank-you for staying at the Margarita European Inn. We are a family owned hotel and it means the world to myself and the staff. The incidents as you describe are the antithesis of the hospitality we strive to provide at the Margarita. Your gift was received and was a very thoughtful, and unnecessary gesture; yet greatly...

Boston
Reviewed 17 September 2015

A wonderful experience. We were in Evanston to help our daughter move into Northwestern. I can't say enough about Kathryn Weimer and the entire staff. Kathryn works hard to connect with guests (she remembers our names and the names of our children!) and makes you feel at home. We enjoyed being able to relax in the living room and have...

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Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I read the reviews and wonder if I was at the same hotel. It starts with trying to find the obscure entrance. The vintage elevator(which is code for ancient should be condemmed) would not stop at our floor. The parking is in a sketchy ally , and the power went out in the morning, making for an entertaining way to...

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5Thank JerCurtis S
Reviewed 12 September 2015

An absolutely charming hotel that lives up to the European in its name! Our group was three high school friends -- one of us lives in the area and two of us stayed at the Inn. Room with two beds was spacious with an upholstered chair and ottoman and plenty of convenient electrical outlets including a fixed USB port. The...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 September 2015

What a fun hotel! Not your run-of-the-mill place, this hotel has character galore. I loved the parlor and the rooftop deck, and my room was cozy but clean and pleasant. What stands out the most, though, is the fantastic customer service. I really enjoyed my stay here.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Pros: This hotel is an excellent value for the area. Convenient and easily walkable to stores, restaurants, the lakefront and mass transit. Loved the historic ambiance and furnishings. Breakfast was delicious with French pastries, coffee, boiled eggs, bagels, juice and more. There is also a spacious roof top deck, which we discovered the day prior to our departure. Cons: Desk...

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1Thank Dawn N
Margaritainn, Owner at Margarita European Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, I sincerely thank-you for your recent stay at the Margarita European Inn. Everyday is a fresh opportunity for us to improve; a task which is made significantly easier with the aid of your feedback. I agree with every word you wrote and I can assure you the issues are already being addressed. The road from good to great...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Just a pleasure for the 5 nights we stayed. Great rooftop patio. The staff are just wonderful and very helpful. Very easy to get to downtown Chicago and far enough a way to relax at night. The history of the building is great. From the old architecture that was kept and the modern amenities, the balance is perfect. This was...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 27 August 2015

My wife and I were visiting family and decided that instead of staying in one of the more distant Chicago suburbs in a conventional/newer hotel room we'd look for a hotel in Evanston. We're very happy we ended up making reservations for two nights at the Margarita. This is a place we'll definitely come back to. The location was perfect...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Like a bed and breakfast. So quaint but a modern bathroom and AC. The breakfast is french pastry made from scratch. The chef comes out and talks to you about it. And the location is great. Just off of downtown Evanston. Street parking was available and free, too. And what a value! Evanston is no small town so I was...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 - RM1,037 (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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