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Hotel Lincoln Hotel Review: Joie de Vivre’s Chicago hotel venture is an ultramodern hangout for guests wanting to experience the Windy City’s trendy Lincoln Park neighborhood. Its lengthy list of amenities includes valet and guest parking services, pet-friendly accommodations, laundry and dry-cleaning services, a Mac and PC-equipped business center and complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas. There is a fitness center on-site, and guests who require a more intense workout can secure access to the nearby Equinox Athletic Club for a small fee. During the summer, guests can check out bikes from the hotel’s front desk, enjoy rooftop yoga classes or go on a staff-led trail run. Each of the 184 guest rooms was updated in early 2012, and all are equipped with flat-screen, 37-inch HDTVs, stereos with iPod/iPad docks, work desks, on-demand music and movies, safes and Lather Modern Apothecary bath amenities. Room décor features “preppy” style accented with both modern and vintage accessories, as well as original art from local Chicago artists. The hotel can accommodate families; its family suite features a main sleeping area with a king-size bed, an additional sleeping area with two bunk beds and two separate bathrooms. The location in Lincoln Park puts guests close to a variety of sightseeing, shopping and dining experiences, including North Avenue Beach along Lake Michigan, Wrigley Field, the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago History Museum and the Lincoln Park Zoo.