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Graduate Evanston

Graduate Evanston

North Suburbs

  • Dine-in
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Patio


1625 Hinman Ave., Evanston IL 60201

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Welcome to Graduate Evanston — where your intellectual curiosity meets your favorite place to stay.
Graduate Evanston offers 119 fully renovated guestrooms along with amazing views of Lake Michigan. Located on Hinman Avenue two blocks from The Arch and the shore of Lake Michigan, Graduate Evanston is the perfect location for your next event or business trip. Our historic hotel, formerly The Homestead, is nestled in the heart of downtown, just a short walk from the Northwestern University campus. The hotel’s design celebrates local history and Wildcat pride, creating a unique setting for your event.
Come on in to our lobby, where modern accommodations meet the quaint feel of the original inn. We hope you will feel at home in our tribute to Northwestern University and this cozy college town.
So, whether you are dropping in for a game at Ryan Field, in town for a meeting, or just looking for a sweet escape out of the hustle and bustle of the city, we are here to make it memorable. Our rooms are ready for a night like you have never had before, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corner. This is Graduate – get ready to be inspired!
Our Hotel offers a comfortable setting for your attendees, such as:

Docking Stations and Complimentary Wi-Fi in all guest rooms
Coffee makers, refrigerators, In-room safes in all guest rooms
Guest bicycle rental for campus exercise and exploration
Trophy Room, our lounge located adjacent to the lobby serving breakfast and dinner
24-hour Fitness Center
Valet Parking Only
Pet Friendly

Health and Safety

Keyless Entry

24 Hour Occupancy Hold

Single Use Menus

Health & Safety Policy URL View Policy

Health Screening Required-Guest

Health Screening Required-Staff

Masks Provided

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

Reservations Required

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

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Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Limited Elevator Occupancy

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

No Contact Services

Wheelchair Accessible


Incentive Programs

Group Lodging

Number of Sleeping Rooms 112


Business Center


Express Check-In/Check-Out

Bell Services

Number of Suites 7

Number of ADA-Compliant Rooms 7

Spa Nearby

In-Room High-Speed Availability Complimentary

Exercise Facility On-site

COMP Room for Driver/Guide Driver

Complimentary Room Policy 1/40

In-Room Wi-Fi Availability Complimentary

Total Number of Guest Rooms 119

In-room Refrigerator

In-Room iPod Docking Station

Connecting Rooms Available

In-room Safe

In-Room Iron/Ironing Board

In-room Coffee Maker

In-Room Hair Dryer

Number of Kings 91

Number of Double/Doubles 28

Complimentary Policy 1/50

Motorcoach Parking Off-site

Group Policy

Group Capacity 50

Team Building Activities Offered

Minimum Group Number 50

Maximum Room Block 50

Maximum Group Number 50

Group Tournament Coordination

Group Discounts Available

Virtual Tour

Golf Nearby

Miles from O'Hare Airport 15.0

Miles from Midway Airport 24.5

Miles from Navy Pier 12.6

Miles from McCormick Place 16.7

Miles from Downtown 15.0




American Express



Student Group Friendly

Valet Parking Available

Reservation Cancellation Policy 24 hours prior to arrival

Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Restaurant(s) On-site


ADA Compliant

Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee Complimentary

Self-Parking Available Off-site

Food On-site Restaurant

Airport(s) Served ORD

Number of Restaurants On-site

Minimum Age 21

Hours of Operation 24/7


AAA Discount

Buy-out Max Capacity 100

Preferred Catering Providers

Number of Meeting Rooms 2

Largest Room, Theater Capacity 16

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 60

Largest Room, Classroom Capacity 12

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 16

Largest Room, Ceiling Height 12.0

Largest Room, Max Capacity 50

Largest Room, Square Footage 400

On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 15

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 12

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 50

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 600

Max Venue Capacity 100

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Restaurant Capacity 50

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

Group Breakfast Available

Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert) $$ = $15 - $24

Complimentary Meal Policy n/a

Box Lunches Available

Mobil Rated

AAA Rated


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