Chicago is made up of neighborhoods that all have their own appeal and personality. Situated on the north end of the city is Lincoln Park, a friendly borough bustling with restaurants, cafés and shops with easy accessibility to Lake Michigan, the Zoo, DePaul University and beyond. A stay in this neighborhood invites nostalgia in architecture and ease in accessibility. Spend a weekend in one of these five hotels near Lincoln Park.
Hotel Versey Days Inn by Wyndham Chicago
The wallpaper at Versey Days Inn by Wyndham Chicago features iconic images of the Windy City's attractions | Courtesy of Hotel Versey Days Inn by Wyndham Chicago / Hotels.com
Experience Lincoln Park at this eclectic hotel named after its location where Clark Street meets Diversey. Rooms play tribute to iconic Chicago destinations with wallpaper featuring images of Wrigley Field, the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel and timeless restaurants in the Viagra Triangle (look it up, it’s a thing). The bold interior earned Hotel Versey a spot on Architectural Digest’s list The 12 Best Designed Hotels Opening This Year.
Double down on a luxury retreat inside a top-notch gym at this hotel just outside of Lincoln Park. Enjoy access to a world-class athletic club complete with indoor and outdoor lap pools, whirlpools, tennis courts, a yoga studio, a boxing gym, cycle studio, golf simulators and almost 200 weekly group fitness classes with your stay. Urban-luxe rooms feature wood floors and cool concrete walls, and the on-site spa will rejuvenate your both your mind and body.
Lincoln Park is mainly a residential neighborhood, so consider booking a stay in a top-notch condo by Sonder. The company is reconsidering the art of hospitality with amazing apartments that come complete with all the amenities of a top hotel. Bring the kids along to this three-bedroom condo and take advantage of the full kitchen and barbecue grill before hopping on a bike for a ride over to the Lincoln Park Zoo.
The façade of this building is charmingly classic with a dose of edginess thanks to a contemporary mural covering one side. Plaid rooms with warm lighting and bold accents capture an all-American aesthetic with a snazzy side. A welcoming coffee shop and celebrated restaurant are ingrained with the surrounding neighborhood, weaving in a local vibe. Catch a sunset up at the J. Parker rooftop for unforgettable views of the lake backlit by lights from sparkling city buildings.
Stroll down a tree-lined street in a very walkable area to this truly boutique hotel. Details like a fireplace in the lobby and complimentary breakfast area offer a friendly stay. The 19th-century furnishings embellish the exterior, and guest rooms are pleasant and comfortable. It’s the perfect option if you’re looking for a bed-and-breakfast experience with the amenities of a hotel.