Accommodations for Visiting Scholars

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The Herskovits Library welcomes individual scholars and groups from outside the Northwestern community. If at all possible, please contact the library in advance of your first visit to arrange for an orientation and tour.

Need a place to stay while you're in town?  Some local accommodation options include:

Janet's Place (Bed & Breakfast)
Janet & Chuck Rieman
935 Judson Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 328-8966, janetspl@sbcglobal.net
www.janetspl.com

A private home offering two rooms with private baths and 3 rooms with shared baths of varying size.  Nine blocks south of the Northwestern campus.

Best Western University Plaza
1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 491-6400
http://www.bwuniversityplaza.com/

Hotel Orrington (Hilton Orrington/Evanston)
1710 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 866-8700
http://www.hotelorrington.com/

Hilton Garden Inn
1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 475-6400
http://www.evanston.gardeninn.com/

Homestead Inn
1625 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 475-3300
http://www.thehomestead.net/

Single and double rooms available as well as monthly apartment rentals (Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom).

Margarita Inn
1566 Oak Street, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 869-2273
http://www.margaritainn.com/

European-style inn offering single and double occupancy rooms and suites.

ON-CAMPUS:

Garrett Theological Seminary
phone: (847) 866-3900

Dormitory-style housing and guest rooms with private bath are available, though availability is scarce during the summer.