Graduate Evanston

1625 Hinman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201 United States (USA) near junction 35 on I-94 (~4.2mi)
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4.0 Star property
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Based on 326 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 11.0%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • 119 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 8 floors
  • Hotel has 7 suites
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
  • Hotel has a green policy
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • 2 meeting rooms in property

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room types

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Local attractions

Over 50 restaurants, shopping, and attractions within 5 mile radius of hotel. 2 blocks from the beaches of Lake Michigan and 2 blocks from Northwestern University. Performing art center, Educational institution, Park, Stadium (2 miles), Historic building (5 miles), Sports, Shopping, Live theatre, Nighttime entertainment, Museum (6 miles)
4.0 out of 5. Based on 326 guest reviews

Property description

The Graduate Evanston is in the heart of the breathtaking Chicago North Shore - 2 blocks from Northwestern University, the shores of Lake Michigan and vibrant downtown Evanston. Delightfully charming and residential in feel, our 119 uniquely appointed guestrooms offer a touch of luxury, with classically inspired high design. Sip and savor at the Homestead Room Restaurant and Bar, enjoy a delightful dining environment every season - summer patio cocktails or cozy fireside nibbles. Explore the famed architecture and cultural marvels of the Chicago North Shore with our complimentary bicycles. Whether you are dropping in for a game at Ryan Field, taking in a show at the Aragon or S.P.A.C.E., Micro Brew Touring, or looking for a sweet escape out of the hustle and bustle of metro Chicago, make it memorable night at the Graduate Evanston hotel, the quintessential unique boutique hotel experience.

Green sustainability

Recycling program in place for all paper and plastic products

Details / Other expenses

Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Year of last renovation: 2020
Floors: 8
Rooms: 119
Corridors: All rooms have interior hallways
Non-smoking rooms: 119
Rooms with disabled access: 7
Rooms with one bed: 59
Rooms with two beds: 21
Suites: 7
Room windows: Windows do open
Cleaning frequency: Daily
Meeting rooms: 2
Meeting space: 400 sq. feet
Event space: Holds 18 people
Dist. to food/bars: On-site
Dist. to a 24hr restaurant: 0.3 Miles
Dist. to the nearest gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar hours: 4:00 PM 11:00 PM
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved: Yes
Pool info: No pool on property
Policies / Expenses
24 hours prior to arrival.
Nightly parking: $30
Typical group deposit: 25%
Total taxes: 14.50%
Total misc. fees: £0.00 GBP
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 10.25% (IL Sales Tax)
Occupancy Tax: 6.00% (Il Hotel Occupancy Tax)
City Tax: 7.50% (Evanston Hotel Tax)
Other Tax: 1.00% (Cook County Accommodation)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 24.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 150.00 Per Person (for up to 4 hours)
Chef Attendant Fees: 150.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Beach access: Directly on the beach
  • Central location
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: NFL Network
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & shuttle information

O'Hare International Airport - 15 miles/ 35 mins

Local shuttle info: N/A

Breakfast information

Breakfast not included in room rates. A la carte Breakfast served in the restaurant daily.Monday - Saturday, 7 a.m.-10 a.m., Sunday Brunch 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Pet friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets friendly hotel. Non refundable Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay 2 pets per room. Dogs and Cats only. 75lb weight limit.

Parking information

Valet Parking Only - $30 per vehicle per night.Self-parking garages available within 1 block of hotel - •SP+ Parking – 500 Davis St, Evanston•SP+ Parking – 525 Church St, Evanston


Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

Previously known as:
The Homestead

Group vs. Individual Rates at Graduate Evanston

Rate fluctuations of Graduate Evanston

The chart above shows trends of prices for both our group quotes and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 10.6% in the month of May 2022 and the highest average individual rate is $258 in the month of September 2023. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Graduate Evanston in a month when rates are lower.

FAQs about Graduate Evanston

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Graduate Evanston have?

There are 119 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Graduate Evanston?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Graduate Evanston?

Breakfast not included in room rates. A la carte Breakfast served in the restaurant daily.Monday - Saturday, 7 a.m.-10 a.m., Sunday Brunch 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

What parking is available at Graduate Evanston?

Valet Parking Only - $30 per vehicle per night.Self-parking garages available within 1 block of hotel - •SP+ Parking – 500 Davis St, Evanston•SP+ Parking – 525 Church St, Evanston

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

Can I get a AAA rate at Graduate Evanston?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Graduate Evanston?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Graduate Evanston?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Can I get a group rate at Graduate Evanston?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 11.0%.


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