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Get an overview of this hotelSuburban Chicago hotel near Northwestern University

Near Lake Michigan

With the beaches of Lake Michigan and the Northwestern University campus 4 blocks away, guests of this North Shore hotel can stroll amid ivy-covered buildings or walk along a park-lined shore.

Pool with a view

The suburban Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston features a seasonal outdoor pool with views of views of downtown Evanston.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

The 400-square-foot guestrooms at this Holiday Inn have views of downtown Evanston or the Chicago skyline; wired and wireless Internet access and up to 30 minutes of local calls are complimentary.

Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston is located in Evanston's higher-education hub, with Northwestern University just 4 blocks away and the prestigious Jesuit college, Loyola University Chicago, less than 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) away. Downtown Chicago is 15 miles (24 kilometers) away.

Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. An outdoor pool is open seasonally. This property is non-smoking and offers a free area shuttle.

The University Plaza Café is open for Breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. daily and for dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Also enjoy a cocktail in our Lobby Lounge from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 159 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 790 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8500 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

University Plaza Café - This cafe is open for cooked-to-order breakfast until 10 AM and open for dinner from 5 to 9 PM daily. The lounge bar is also open from 5 to 9 PM daily

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel offers a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool.

The North Shore beaches of Lake Michigan, just 4 blocks away, appeal to all recreation seekers, from strollers and sunbathers to those seeking fun on or in the water. In Evanston alone, five public beaches offer summertime swimming, boating, fishing, and kayaking, plus walking paths, tennis courts, and more.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per stay.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 9 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 18.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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  • Best Western University Plaza
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  • Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston Hotel
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  • University Plaza Hotel Evanston
  • University Plaza Evanston

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