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The Homestead

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the hotel at 8PM after a long trip from the UK. To be greeted by an unhelpful receptionist who said that our arrival as a family (2 adults 2children) in a one bedroom suite had been noted the day before but the...More

Thank lee w
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The location of The Homestead is very convenient to downtown Evanston, Lake Michigan, Northwestern University, and bus and train stations. The restaurant is very good though lacks some of the warmth it had as its previous iteration--Quince. The bar is small but adequately-sized for the...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Loving alternative, quirky and non-corporate hotels lead me to booking The Homestead. BIG mistake. It was filthy. From the smell of rotting cabbage on entering, to the smear marks which I guess originated from someone’s nose in the lift ... it only got worse when...More

Thank snowsilly
Response from Homestead_Hotel, Director of Sales at The HomesteadResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. We are indeed a warmly welcomed alternative to a typical corporate hotel. Like you, many people choose us for that very reason, coupled with our historic charm and extremely friendly team. During the...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Walk to downtown Evanston, the lake or Northwestern University campus. This is an old hotel with older style rooms that need some restoration. I didn’t have a chance to eat at the hotel, but there was food available on the 1st floor. Parking is non...More

Thank hollyk790
Response from Homestead_Hotel, Director of Sales at The HomesteadResponded 14 April 2018

Thank for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. We appreciate the kind word about our excellent location near the sandy shores of Lake Michigan, downtown Evanston, and Northwestern University. It's rare to find a hotel located on a private and residential street;...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you like something more than the usual hotel experience, this is the place for you. The rooms are different depending on the number of people staying in the room. It is clean and bright with an excellent location near downtown Evanston. Our only complaint...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$136 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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US$136 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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vicky b
6 May 2018|
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Response from Homestead_Hotel | Property representative |
Hi Vicky, Yes, a One Bedroom Suite has a separate bedroom, separate bathroom, an open living room, and a kitchen and dining area. They are very spacious.
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Suzie623
4 August 2017|
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Response from Homestead_Hotel | Property representative |
Absolutely. There is free wireless internet available throughout the entire building!
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Jill Z
21 March 2017|
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Yes. These are available at a rate of $10 per night.
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"Word to the wise: Restaurant and bar are closed on Mondays"
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"It seems like some of the rooms have been refurbished--rooms on second floor have key cards. But staff is..."
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"Drive around blocks for good parking"
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"Probably a good choice if you are looking for a small apartment, short term."
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