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Evanston Illinois Hotels & Motels

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The Evanston center point is about 1 mile southwest of Northwestern University and 1 mile south of Ryan Field.

In Evanston, Illinois, you can enjoy nature and explore history and culture. The city is just 12 miles north of downtown Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan, so you can choose from many hotels. Convenient rail lines connect Evanston to Chicago. Luxury, economy, and mid-range options are available near the beach or the city. You can go swimming, boating, and fishing in warmer months and enjoy ice skating and sledding in winter. You can even visit the Dog Beach with your pet. The Noyes Cultural Arts Center offers music, visual arts, and theater programs from local artists. You can also visit the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, the Grosse Point Lighthouse and Maritime Museum, or the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian. The Evanston History Center offers tours of the home of former Vice President Charles Gates Dawes. More from this guide...

Evanston Hotels/Accommodations

The Margarita European Inn - Evanston
+1-888-690-5281
1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
  • Low Cost Downtown property
  • Shuttle from airport available
From$109
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston 1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 159 rooms in property
Hyatt House Chicago Evanston : 1515 Chicago Ave. 1515 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$159
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Hilton Orrington / Evanston 1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
  • High end Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$179
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore Evanston : 1818 Maple Ave. 1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$159
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
The Renaissance Blackstone Hotel 636 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60201 ~1.21 miles southeast of Evanston
  • High end hotel
  • Hotel has 4 suites
Super 8 Motel Chicago
+1-800-997-5149
7300 North Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626 ~2.30 miles southeast of Evanston
  • 2-star property
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
Rodeway Inn - Skokie 9333 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077 ~2.97 miles west of Evanston
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
Doubletree by Hilton Chicago North Shore 9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077 Website ~3.06 miles west of Evanston
  • Three Star Rural property
  • 7 suites in property
From$75
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Extended Stay America Chicago Skokie - Skokie
+1-800-997-5148
5211 Old Orchard Rd., Skokie, IL 60077 ~3.54 miles west of Evanston
  • Economy hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore 5201 Old Orchard Rd., Skokie, IL 60077 ~3.68 miles west of Evanston
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 3 conference rooms in property
Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Skokie Wilmette in Wilmette 3205 Old Glenview Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091 ~3.86 miles west of Evanston
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • 130 suites in hotel
From$98
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore Skokie in Skokie 5300 West Touhy Ave., Skokie, IL 60077 Website ~4.13 miles west of Evanston
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
Super 8 Morton Grove
+1-800-997-5149
9110 Waukegan Rd., Morton Grove, IL 60053 ~5.66 miles west of Evanston
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
Best Western Morton Grove Inn
+1-888-690-5281
9424 Waukegan Rd., Morton Grove, IL 60053 ~5.69 miles west of Evanston
  • Low-priced Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 suites
Roscoe Village Guesthouse 2104 West Roscoe, Chicago, IL 60618 ~6.76 miles south of Evanston
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 47 rooms in hotel
From$99
Excellent 5.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Majestic Hotel 528 West Brompton Ave., Chicago, IL 60657 ~6.88 miles south of Evanston
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
From$88
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace Hotel - Chicago 3434 North Broadway Ave., Chicago, IL 60657 ~7.08 miles south of Evanston
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
City Suites : 933 West Belmont 933 West Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657 ~7.26 miles south of Evanston
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 45 rooms
From$109
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
Sheraton Chicago Northbrook 1110 Willow Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062 ~7.60 miles northwest of Evanston
  • High-end Suburban property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
From$75
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Willows Hotel 555 West Surf St., Chicago, IL 60657 ~7.79 miles south of Evanston
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 55 sleeping rooms in hotel
Staybridge Suites Chicago Glenview : 2600 Lehigh Ave. 2600 Lehigh Ave., Glenview, IL 60025 ~7.92 miles northwest of Evanston
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 120 rooms in hotel
Springhill Suites Marriott O'hare 8101 West Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL 60631 ~8.17 miles west of Evanston
  • Affordable Airport property
  • Comp. Breakfast
Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel : 933 Skokie Blvd. 933 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, IL 60062 ~8.23 miles northwest of Evanston
  • Four star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$79
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Chicago Getaway Hostel 616 West Arlington Place, Chicago, IL 60614 ~8.24 miles south of Evanston
  • Inexpensive Downtown hotel
  • 115 rooms in property
From$49
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
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When to Visit Evanston, IL

The weather in Evanston is best in summer, and there are plenty of fun events. However, hotel prices are usually higher because the city has more visitors on vacation and for business events. If you're not visiting for a special event, try to see Evanston in spring or fall, when the weather is still nice but hotel rates are lower. Here are some of the events you can experience in summer.

The Custer Fair in June hosts over 300 local and regional artists, craftspeople, and vendors. Over 30 additional food vendors offer a full international menu with old favorites and new cuisine. You can also enjoy performances on three stages. The Festival Stage features some of the area's jazz legends, the Arena Stage shows theater, music, and novelty performers, and kids can get free balloon sculptures and face painting in Eiden Park on Washington Avenue.

The Chicago Food Truck Festival near Evanston is also in June. It has over 50 gourmet food trucks, games, live music, drinks, and more. The annual Brew To Be Wild tasting event at the Lincoln Park Zoo lets people who buy a tasting pass try over 75 specialty brews from more than 35 local and regional breweries. Visitors can also enjoy food, music, and lawn games. The Evanston History Center hosts its annual ice cream social in July, with free tours of the Dawes House, live music, ice cream, a magic show, and face painting for kids. You can even bring your children to the My Little Pony Fair and Convention that's also in July.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Evanston, IL:

seasonality of hotel rates in Evanston

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Evanston, IL. Analyze these charts to calculate the best dates to book in Evanston during the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Evanston, IL

4 Star Average Prices: $118.74

Evanston, Illinois, also has several luxury hotels with great amenities. The Hyatt Rosemont near O'Hare is close to the airport, only a few minutes from Rivers Casino, and near the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center and Allstate Arena. The rooms have refrigerators, desks, safes big enough for your laptop, complimentary wired and wireless internet access, game consoles, and premium TV channels. The bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. There's also room service, a 24-hour front desk, a 24-hour fitness center, a 24-hour business center, a coffee shop, a bar and restaurant, a gift shop, free newspapers in the lobby, over 17,000 square feet of conference space, wedding services, and laundry or dry cleaning service. A full breakfast is available for a fee.

Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites Hotel is also near the airport and the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. This hotel is very close to Rosemont Theatre and lots of fun shopping at Fashion Outlets of Chicago. The rooms feature refrigerators, cable flat-screen TVs, pillowtop beds, and sofa beds. Internet access is available for an extra fee. The private bathrooms have showers, deep soaking bathtubs, and complimentary toiletries. Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites also has an indoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, a gift shop, a coffee shop, a bar, a restaurant, fitness and laundry, free newspapers, a business center, and a complimentary airport shuttle. The front desk is also open 24 hours with multilingual staff, and the hotel has almost 15,000 square feet of conference space for weddings and other events. This hotel's luxurious modern decor is perfect for a romantic getaway or a business meeting.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Evanston

Lower Cost Hotel Options in Evanston, IL

3 Star Average Prices: $116.61

There are lots of low-cost hotels in and near Evanston. Chicago Getaway Hostel is close to Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center. Rooms have free wireless internet access, desks, and ceiling fans. You can rent a bicycle and the hotel is close to public transportation. There's also a free continental breakfast, a game room with a pool table, a meeting room, a computer station, a terrace, a barbecue grill, a picnic area, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk with multilingual staff. There's an extra fee for parking, airport shuttles, refrigerators, and rollaway beds, but the hotel's total price is still low.

Motel 6 Prospect Heights, IL is close to the River Trail Nature Center and the Rob Roy Golf Course. It's about 10 miles away from the center of Evanston. Pets are welcome, and the rooms have free wireless internet access, cable TV, and blackout drapes or curtains. Each room also has a full kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator, stove top, coffee maker, and cooking utensils. Bathrooms have bathtubs, showers, and hair dryers. The front desk is open 24 hours, and there's a business center, a fitness center, a meeting room, and laundry facilities. The decor looks a little outdated, but the rooms are clean, comfortable, and affordable.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Evanston

2 Star Average Prices: $84.15

2 Star Hotel Prices in Evanston

Evanston: Real Discounts

If you know where to stay, you'll be able to take advantage of great discounts during your trip to Evanston. Best Western Morton Grove Inn is only about five miles away from the middle of Evanston near Golf Mill Shopping Center. The rooms have cable LCD TVs, free wireless internet access, desks, and complimentary newspapers. There's also a 24-hour fitness center, a 24-hour front desk with multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and a free continental breakfast. The hotel was just renovated, and kids 12 and under can stay with their parents free. Business owners who sign up for Best Western's Business Advantage program will get 10 percent off their stay, along with their employees. AARP members, AAA members, and guests who are 55 or older will get 10 percent off as well. Tax-funded hospital and university employees, government contractors, active members of the military, and federal or state government employees will receive discounted rates with valid identification.

Super 8 Morton Grove/Chicago is also near the Golf Mill Shopping Center. The rooms have free wireless internet access, satellite TV, and desks. The bathrooms have hair dryers and the lobby has complimentary newspapers. The front desk is open 24 hours, and there's a free continental breakfast and a 24-hour business center. Active and retired members of the military and their spouses get a 15 percent discount with a valid military ID. AARP member can save up to 20 percent, and AAA members get 10 percent off. People 60 and over also get 10 percent off. Group discounts are available if you reserve 10 rooms or more. Government employees and some corporate employees can also get discounts.

Best Value Options in Evanston, IL

Evanston has several mid-range hotels that are a good value for your money. Days Inn Chicago is near Wrigley Field and Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. The rooms look clean and modern, and they have flat-screen satellite TVs, free wireless internet access, and safes big enough for your laptop. There's also a free continental breakfast, free newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk with multilingual staff, a health club, a computer station, a meeting room, and laundry and dry cleaning services. An airport shuttle is available 24 hours per day for an extra fee.

Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore is less than five miles from the center of Evanston, near Skokie Theatre and Emily Oaks Nature Center. The rooms have refrigerators, microwaves, complimentary wireless internet access, satellite TV, safes, and desks. The hotel also has 15,000 square feet of conference space, meeting rooms, laundry service, fitness facilities, a bar, a restaurant, an indoor pool, a spa tub, a terrace, a gift shop, and a convenience store. There's a complimentary shuttle within 5 miles of the hotel, and children can stay and eat free.

Fun Things to Do in Evanston, IL

There are lots of entertaining activities available in Evanston and the city is close to Chicago for even more fun. The Piccolo Theatre inside the Evanston Arts Depot shows live, family friendly comedies. The Skokie Sculpture Park along the western bank of the Chicago River is great for jogging, walking, or biking. The park has over 80 sculptures, and a cluster of international flags honors the diverse groups living in the community.

The Kohl Children's Museum near Evanston has interactive exhibits that kids will love. The Baha'i House of Worship is one of only seven Baha'i temples in the world. Formal gardens surrounded the beautiful dome and daily tours of the sanctuary are available.

It's tough to explore everything Evanston has to offer, but you can find great food, entertainment, and scenery no matter what your itinerary includes. With the right hotel for your budget, you can have a relaxing, memorable trip.

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