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Get an overview of this hotelSuburban Chicago hotel near Northwestern University

Located in Evanston, Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston is in the suburbs and convenient to Northwestern University and Ryan Field.

This hotel is within the vicinity of Baha'i House of Worship and Loyola University Chicago.

Make yourself at home in one of the 159 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 27-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. Planning an event in Evanston? This hotel has 8500 square feet (790 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston

1501 Sherman Ave Evanston IL 60201

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 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 790 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8500 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


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

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


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • 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


Start your morning with a cooked-to-order breakfast, available each day from 6 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. You can order a meal from room service during limited hours.

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.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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


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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