Designed by architect Phillip and his wife Ruby Danielson during their honeymoon, the enchanting Homestead hotel has been in business for over 75 years. This family-owned inn offers an intimate small stay for locals and out-of-towners traveling for leisure and business. With classic European layouts and décor, it offers a peaceful alternative to the clatter of city life.
Lake Michigan - Within walking distance of the day rooms hotel, Lake Michigan is a prime destination for locals and tourists in the Chicago area. It offers a range of fun boating activities like sightseeing cruises along the shoreline, fishing and swimming. It’s also a hub for top-rated restaurants where you can enjoy eclectic cuisine from the thriving local foodie scene.
Northlight Theater Company - Check out the North Shore’s art and theater scene at the Northlight Theater Company. It’s a popular venue for showcasing local talent or checking out touring productions from around the world. Sign up for a tour for a backstage pass and learn about the rich history of the theater’s origins.
Northwestern University - Evanston is home to Northwestern University. The university is a top research and academic institution which brings world class music, theater, dance, and athletics to the town. Located just two blocks from The Homestead, day guests have easy access to everything on campus.
Chicago Botanic Garden - Walk among some of the most beautiful fauna and flora in the state at the Chicago Botanic Garden. A favorite destination for bird-watchers, it features many species of wildlife in their natural habitat. Whether you need a quiet place to finish a novel or a great place to meet the locals, the Botanic Garden is the place to get away from it all.
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Parking - Free parking near the hotel for hotel guests.
Personalized Customer Service - One of the unique things about staying at the Homestead is the personal attention guests receive upon arrival. Attentive and helpful, the hotel staff is dedicated to ensuring their guests are catered to and that their day stay is as comfortable as possible.
Fully-Furnished Accommodations - The hotel offers fully-furnished rooms with many kitchen amenities. From refrigerators and microwaves to cookware and utensils, the rooms are built to make sure all your needs are met. Guests can whip up delicious meals in the comfort and privacy of their rooms.
Special Guests Services - Guests can take advantage of a generous continental breakfast. Enjoy your meal and plan your day while the housekeeper tidies up your room. Go for a jog along the Lake Michigan shoreline just 2 blocks from the hotel and come back to a warm reception. Whatever you decide to do with your day, the attentive hotel staff is always there to take care of your special needs.
Quince Restaurant - If you’re hungry for contemporary American cuisine and a glass of wine, all you need to do is walk downstairs. Quince is the Homestead’s on site restaurant, with outstanding dining service and featuring creative flavors from Chef Andy Motto.