Hotel Versey in Chicago , IL

644 W Diversey ParkwayChicago , IL 60614
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Overview

Located just minutes from Lincoln Park, Wrigley Field, and Navy Pier, the Hotel Versey is a historic four-story, red brick building, featuring boutique accommodations with modern furnishings. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and continental daily breakfast, flat-screen TVs, an on-site fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, guest laundry and dry cleaning services, and more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Chicago Travel Experts
  • Complimentary WiFi available throughout the hotel.
  • A 100% smoke-free hotel.
  • Guests receive access to LA Fitness.
  • Valet parking is offered to guests for an additional fee.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Elevator
  • Handicapped Access
  • Inside Corridors
  • Keyless Room Locks
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Security Guard
  • Ice Machines
  • Valet Parking
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Complimentary Newspapers
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry Services
  • Smoke-free Property
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Description

from Hotel Versey
Check-In: 3:00pm Check-Out: 12:00pm
Launch your Chicago getaway from the Hotel Versey in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of downtown Chicago. This European boutique-style hotel puts guests within walking distance to Chicago’s parks and beaches as well as famous Chicago attractions including the always- free Lincoln Park Zoo, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Steppenwolf Theater Company, DePaul University and Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. Whether for business or leisure, earn valuable Wyndham Rewards Points at this award-winning hotel. The Hotel Versey offers quality and value in a safe and vibrant location brimming with fine restaurants, theaters, nightclubs, and ample shopping. Steps from public transportation, guests of the Days Inn Chicago are minutes from the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, Chicago Loop, Navy Pier, Museum Campus, McCormick Place and Chicago’s sports venues. We're also popular in the LGBT community for our close proximity to Boystown.

Take advantage of free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, and pick up a complimentary USA Today newspaper from the front desk. Hit the ground running along the Lake Shore path to take in stunning views of the Chicago skyline. Hotel Versey provides convenient and economical valet parking (40 USD per night) and dry cleaning service. All of our 135 guestrooms are non-smoking and include digital safes able to accommodate a laptop, alarm clock radios, hairdryers, voicemail, expanded satellite TV and pay per view movies. Upgraded bedding includes duvets. Choose a standard or Business Place Room for your stay. Our spacious Business Place Rooms offer extra amenities including a snack basket with gourmet popcorn, bottled water, refrigerator, microwave, and iron and ironing board.

Hotel Versey has been known by many names, like the "Rock and Roll Days Inn" and the "Chicago Boutique Hotel - Days Inn on Diversey," but its history is entirely one of a kind. Many performers have stayed at our Chicago hotel throughout the years, and few hotels can boast a guest list that includes Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Wilco, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Black Keys, to name but a few. As far back as the 1920’s, jazz musician Bix Beiderbecke lived in The Diversey Arms Hotel (historic name of the Days Inn Chicago) and performed at the Rendez-Vous Café located in the corner of the same building where other well-known artists performed.

Minimum check-in age is 21 years.

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dmitrymK4313HE
"The worst place to stay "
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed December 09, 2018 NEW
DO NOT STAY HERE!!! IF SOMETHING IS NOT WORKING IN YOUR ROOM THEY BLAME IT ON YOU AND CHARGE YOU! Booking this hotel is not worth any penny even if it’s the cheapest option you have with deceiving good reviews. My TV wasn’t working properly ( Google chrome cast ) so they offered me to move to another room so I had to move all of my belongings to a new room which was stressful. The next day my room key stopped working for some reason and after 3 visits to the front desk to get a new working room key they had to call a technician to fix the door but couldn’t (broken room key electronic reader on the door ) so once technician opened the door they told me to move to another room again! The same night I learned I needed to extend my stay for 1 more night though after everything happened I didn’t really want to honestly because I didn’t want to move all of my things again to another hotel and the old person on the phone was very rude to me and told me that I would have to pay for all of the damages I did to their hotel rooms and talk to the manager before the check out and I was not welcomed there anymore. It made me stressed out and I could barely sleep. On the day of the check out another front desk person said everything was ok and nothing about the need to see the manager in order to check out but still that I wasn’t able to extend my stay. I insisted to see the manager to discuss everything and maybe to hear some apologies for all of the stress they caused me , thinking maybe everything happened was some sort of a mistake or a joke and he’d give me some complimentary discount or something ( I also expected the hotel manager to be nice to me since that’s something you expect from a hotel manager at least ) however the hotel manager was not nicer than his staff to me and not professional. I learned from him that since they couldn’t prove that the damages were done by me the hotel wouldn’t press charges any further but still , even given so, he confirmed one more time that I was not welcomed there anymore ( I wouldn’t come back anyway at that point but was curious to hear the explanation and he was not able to say anything reasonable like how can someone break the electronic room key reader or tv device). Speaking of the hotel rooms , they are cheap , you can hear everything from the hallway, your hotel neighbors talking on the phone/ or talking in general or someone’s tv or any other noise , you can’t access anything without a room key and some of the hotel staff is rude and impolite. Plus they have security people everywhere which I find only disturbing and not necessary for this level hotel. I’m not coming back there ever again!
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Alex D
"Rock n' Roll"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed December 09, 2018 NEW
Hotel decor is spot on - very eclectic / modern. Elevator has bumper stickers that make you feel like you're on your way to go hang with Motley Crue. Rooms were spacious and clean. Bathrooms felt like they were from a different time in terms of size (very small). Check-in took a bit too long, but our bags were stored while we wandered the city.
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Wm R
Altadena, California
"Great Location With A Friendly Staff"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 30, 2018 NEW
I was there for three nights. The front staff was very friendly on all shifts that I encountered them. The room was spacious and clean. The bed was a bit high; sitting on it, my feet would not touch the ground. The only real issue I had was that voices carried very well through the wall. It is in a busy neighborhood. Lots of choices for good meals. There is a Trader Joe's across the street, a Walgreen's and Walmart within a block. It is a busy hotel on the weekends.
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Sarah1957
Detroit, Michigan
"DO NOT STAY HERE!"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed November 22, 2018 NEW
You walk into this hotel with garish,, hideous, ugly decor. There are kitschy bumper stickers all over the elevator. There is NO COFFEEMAKER in the rooms, just a stupid espresso maker. this is a mortal sin for a hotel. In our room, no microwave, no mini fridge. No suitcase stand.I only stay here because its close to where my daughter lives. They use to have free continental breakfast and a side room with vending machines with drinks and snacks. All gone. Valet parking $40/night.For the cost of the room you can get a hotel somewhere else with free breakfast and a COFFEEMAKER. I recommend Harveys B&B where you can stay in a professionally decorated room and be served gourmet breakfast in the morning for $133/night. This place sucks.
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Duck1949
Eugene, Oregon
"Funky decor in lobby ... dated room"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed November 21, 2018 NEW
Good location north of the city in a nice neighborhood with shops lining Diversey. Room 242 was smal; the "closet" was 'open air' ... kind of a shelf right in the room. The bathroom fixtures are in bad need of updating. Small lobby, no bar, no restaurant. Visa charge came via Day's Inn.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Versey

What is the minimum age to check-in?
Guests must be at least 21 years old.

Does the hotel have WiFi?
Yes, guests can access the Internet free of charge.

Can I reserve a smoking room?
No, all rooms are non-smoking.

How many rooms are at the hotel?
The hotel has 135 guestrooms.

What parking options are offered?
Guests may use the valet parking offered by the hotel for an additional fee per day. Fees vary and are subject to change.

Will my guestroom include a safe?
Yes.

Does the hotel serve breakfast?
Yes.