Days Inn Lincoln Park

Did you know about this hotel's secret rock n' roll past? From HotelChatter contributor Jennifer Kester:

The Rock & Roll Days Inn had its badass heyday in the late '80s to early '90s, when it wouldn't be unusual for up to five bands to be in the 133-room hotel at one time. The hotel was popular among bands because it's near venues like Schubas and Kingston Mines. It also gave cheap rates and allowed tour buses to park right outside. Plus, the bands would stay there before they make it big, or after their star power fizzled.

"Nirvana was just a couple of young kids," says Nowik about the band when it came to the hotel. "They weren't very famous." Since then, the Days Inn has increased its rates, buses are no longer permitted to park outside of the building and the hotel is now smoke-free, which seems to deter some rockers.

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644 West Diversey Parkway

Partner Reviews: Days Inn Lincoln Park

The Days Inn is a European style boutique hotel located in the Lincoln Park / Lake View area of Chicago. We revel in providing clean rooms and superior customer service. The hotel is home to leisure and business travelers, Cubs fans, artists, bands, and anyone seeking the best value under the sun. 2007 marked the ninth year that this property received the Days Inn Chairman?s Award for Quality. In 2004 the hotel won the Days Inn Hotel of the Year Award ? out of 1,900 Days Inn hotels! Using a T-1 service, the hotel offers free wireless (seamless roaming) high-speed Internet access throughout the property! Enjoy a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast including fresh waffles as well as free USA Today newspapers. Guests have free access to Bally's Total Fitness located next door. Other hotel amenities include expanded cable TV with Lodgenet in-room movies and games, valet and guest laundry services. The hotel is within walking distance of the Lincoln Park Zoo, Notebaert Nature Museum, Lake Michigan & Chicago Beaches, Wrigley Field (home of the Chicago Cubs), DePaul University, Diversey Driving Range, Halsted Street and world renowned hospitals such as the Children's Memorial Hospital. Call for a reservation and spend the night with us. We're close to all that Chicago has to offer!

Great hotel, great location

Rating: 8

Very nice hotel!! I did not know what to expect and was surprised in the good way. The rates were more than decent. The room was clean and spacious with a king size bed and a HUGE bathroom + breakfasts are very good. The staff is helpful, specially Neil who was amazing! It is a great deal for Lincoln Park.

posted by stephita on Nov 8, 2008

Simple, no frills, nice international staff-I love LPN Days Inn!

Rating: 10

You can stay downtown or you can stay in Lincoln Park and visit much more to do and see this part of town, great little Euro-style hotel that does not pretend to be something its not, and what it is I like alot! Rooms are no frills but they are clean, staff is great, safes in the rooms, and yes there are a few rooms I would rather not stay in, but we all have preferences. This hotel is right in the middle of a bustling neighborhood, close to Wrigley, close to the Lake, close to Lincoln Park and the Zoo, and a train ride away from the center of the Mile or the Loop. Brown Line train to I come. Great little comp breakfast, gym is a great perk, and multiplex theatre behind is also fun to see flicks that will be another six months getting to my town. If you want frou, this place is not for you, but if you want a decent place to locate, Days Inn LPN is and always will be, my fave. I do not need chocolates on my pillow, just the pillow will be fine for me.

posted by debrann on Mar 28, 2007

Great spot to stay

Rating: 8

This is a very good hotel, especially in the summertime for people that want to get out and see Chicago. Location is fantastic, fairly close to Loop, Wrigley, El, etc. Hotel rooms clean but not over the top. Overall its just a great place to stay as a tourist or business traveller.

posted by jldvorak1251 on Feb 11, 2005

Little Bang for Little Bucks

Rating: 3

True, this hotel is reasonably priced, but remember your mother always said "you get what you pay for". The rooms are SOOOO small that you can barely close the bathroom door without bumping your knees with it. This is literally a hotel for people looking for a bargain and nothing else. If you suffer from claustrophobia, you'd better spend a few more dollars for a little more space somewhere else.

posted by sherri69 on Nov 21, 2002


Rating: 1

We were very inimpressed with the service at this hotel. I didn't find the rates that inexpensive either. If you have no problems here, you are lucky. Management was not very helpful and the owner was unavailable.

posted by Chicagosgr8 on Aug 2, 2002

Poor service, good location.

Rating: 1

We had a really bad experience with this hotel, but we wish you well if you stay there.

posted by cdconcord on Aug 2, 2002

Where else

Rating: 10

This is the only property to stay at in Lincoln Park. Where else do you get boutique style rooms, awesome continental breakfast, beautiful lobby and common areas and stay in the heart of Lincoln Park/Lakeview.

posted by dbeider on Jul 19, 2002

Best Value in the City

Rating: 9

For a clean, decent room with a can't-miss location this is your spot. The lobby is very also decorated nicely with plush leather couches and a homey feel. I have stayed here before and recommended it to anyone coming into town.

posted by Natalie on May 29, 2002

Great bargain

Rating: 7

This hotel is a bargain and the location is terrific. It's perfect for someone who wants a clean room that's more utilitarian than luxury. The location is nice because it's right across the street from the zoo and the park, and it's just a short cab-ride to Wrigley and Michigan Ave. The drawback: The rooms are super tiny.

posted by robyngalbos_citysearch on May 28, 2002

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