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Best Western University Plaza Evanston, IL

Hotel Details and Family Reviews

1501 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

Best Western University Plaza, Exterior

Best Western University Plaza, Exterior

The Best Western University Plaza is a 3 star up scale hotel located in the city of Evanston, Illinois, and is a tall structure with 12 floors. The nearest airport is Chicago Executive Airport (Airport Code: PWK), a distance of about 12.6 miles from the hotel. This hotel has a total of 159 guest rooms. Check in time is at 4 PM and check out time is 12 PM. Call ahead in case there are any changes, or if you need late check-out.

There are several family restaurants close to the hotel, including Chef's Station, Bar Louie Evanston and Dozika. Select the above Restaurants tab for a more complete list of Evanston restaurants in the area and their distances from Best Western University Plaza.

Guests may wish to visit nearby Evanston Museums, Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens and/or Arenas within a short drive from this hotel, including the Charles Gates Dawes House Museum, Peter N. Jans Community Golf Course and Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art. Select the Tots and Travel Attractions tab above for a more complete list of nearby Evanston attractions and their distances from Best Western University Plaza.

Family Features: Stroller Accessible

Hotel Room Features Include: Broadband Internet, Clothing Iron, Safe-Deposit Box, In Room Movies, Non-Smoking Rooms, TV, Air Conditioning, Modem / Data Port, Family Room, Electronic Room Keys, Coffee Tea Maker, Laundry service, Hair Dryer, Cable / Satellite TV and Express Check-In/Out

Hotel Amenities Include: Sauna, Parking, Restaurant, 24 Hour Reception, Car Rent Desk, Swimming Pool, Bar / Lounge, Banquet Facilities, Elevator / Lift, Disabled Access and Steam Room

Business Features Include: Meeting Rooms, Conference Room(s) and Wireless broadband Internet access for guests with WIFI capable laptops

Hotel Activities Include: Fishing

Weather & Climate
When visiting in the Spring and Fall, one can expect average daytime temperatures of about 59 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40. Daytime temperatures in the Summer average 80 degrees, while Winter daytime temperatures are about 34. We recommend checking the Evanston, IL weather forecast and information to determine proper attire before travelling on your family vacation.

  • Self parking fee: USD 14 per/day (in/out privileges)
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Attractions

Attractions near Best Western University Plaza Evanston, IL

 

Charles Gates Dawes House Museum Evanston Illinois
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Charles Gates Dawes House Museum - Evanston


0.4 miles from property
The Charles Gates Dawes House is the lakefront mansion of Charles Gates Dawes, whose plan to alleviate the crushing burden of war reparations Germany was required to pay because of its aggression during World War I earned him the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize. Dawes was U.S. Vice President under Calvin Coolidge. The site is significant more because of Dawes' ownership than for its architectural distinction.
Mary And Leigh Block Museum Of Art Evanston Illinois
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Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art - Evanston


0.7 miles from property
The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art is an art museum that can be found on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The Block Museum was established in 1980 by Chicago art collectors Mary and Leigh B. Block. The original conception of the museum was modeled on the German kunsthalle tradition, with no permanent collection, and a series of changing temporary exhibits. However, the Block Museum soon began to acquire a permanent collection as the University transferred many of its art pieces to the museum.
Peter N Jans Community Golf Course Evanston Illinois
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Peter N. Jans Community Golf Course - Evanston


1.2 miles from property
The Peter N. Jans Community Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1922, this Evanston course designed by Todd Sloan is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-475-9173. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1031 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201
Ladd Arboretum Evanston Illinois
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Ladd Arboretum - Evanston


1.3 miles from property
The Edward R. Ladd Arboretum is an arboretum located at 2024 McCormick Boulevard, Evanston, Illinois, occupying 23 acres in a narrow three-quarter mile stretch between McCormick Boulevard and the North Shore Channel on land leased from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, .

 

Grosse Point Lighthouse Evanston Illinois
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Grosse Point Lighthouse - Evanston


1.4 miles from property
The historic Grosse Point Light is located in Evanston, Illinois. Following several shipping disasters near Evanston, residents successfully lobbied the federal government for a lighthouse. Construction was completed in 1873. The lighthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 8, 1976. On 20 January 1999, the lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark. It is maintained under the jurisdiction of the Evanston Lighthouse Park District, an independent taxing authority.
Welsh Ryan Arena Northwestern University Evanston Illinois
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Welsh-Ryan Arena - Northwestern University - Evanston


1.7 miles from property
Welsh-Ryan Arena is an 8,117-seat multi-purpose arena in Evanston, Illinois. The arena opened in 1952 as McGaw Memorial Hall. It is home to the Northwestern University Wildcats basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams. It is located to the north of Ryan Field on the athletic campus, and also contains the stadium's field house. The arena hosted the NCAA Final Four in 1956. Patten Gymnasium, formerly that can be found on the main campus at Northwestern, hosted the first NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in 1939 and was later torn down in order to build the Technological Institute in its place, which was completed in 1942.
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Mitchell Museum of the American Indian - Evanston


2.4 miles from property
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian is a museum in Evanston, Illinois that focuses exclusively on the history, culture and arts of North American native peoples.
Robert A Black Golf Club Chicago Illinois
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Robert A. Black Golf Club - Chicago


3.1 miles from property
The Robert A. Black Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1978, this Chicago course designed by Ken Killian & Dick Nugent is open mar 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 773-764-4045. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 2045 W Pratt Blvd, Chicago, IL 60645
Joseph J Gentile Center Loyola University Chicago Illinois
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Joseph J. Gentile Center - Loyola University Chicago - Chicago


3.3 miles from property
Joseph J. Gentile Center is a 5,200-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. The arena opened in 1996. It is the home of the Loyola Ramblers Men's and Women's basketball programs.

 

Wilmette Golf Course Illinois
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Wilmette Golf Course - Wilmette


3.4 miles from property
The Wilmette Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1923, this Wilmette course designed by Joseph A. Roseman is open mar 15 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 6 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-256-9646. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 3900 Fairway Dr, Wilmette, IL 60091
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Restaurants near Best Western University Plaza Evanston, IL

This is a list of nearby Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers in order by distance from the hotel, including Seafood, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops and Sandwich Shops. Bon appetít!

 
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Bar Louie Evanston

   0.0 miles from property
1520 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)733-8300
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Dozika

   0.2 miles from property
601 Dempster Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)869-9740
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Chef's Station

   0.2 miles from property
915 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)570-9821
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New Japan Restaurant

   0.2 miles from property
1322 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)475-5980
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Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop

   0.2 miles from property
1634 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)869-2640
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Blind Faith Cafe

   0.2 miles from property
525 Dempster Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)328-6875
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Cafe Mozart

   0.2 miles from property
600 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)492-8056
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Chaplin's On Church

   0.3 miles from property
618 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)864-1445
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Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop

   0.3 miles from property
825 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)733-9030
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Rhythm Room Bar & Bistro

   0.3 miles from property
1715 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)491-9723
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