Brookdale Hoffman Estates

Offers Assisted Living and Independent Living

34 Reviews
1515 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Call (800) 385-2527
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Assisted Living Reviews for Brookdale Hoffman Estates

May 03, 2018

By Brenda

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My mom has been a resident at Brookdale Hoffman Estates for five years, and it's very good. They're very attentive to the needs of the residents, and they work with you regarding special requests that you need or special services that you require. They respect you as an individual, so they try to make it seem as seamless and have you be as independent as possible. The activities are good, and the food is amazing. It's a full, white linen, sit-down dinner, that makes you feel like a princess. They work with the families, like when they have to go to the hospital and have to get you back to the community when you return. We've enjoyed our stay there. My mom has a wonderful little apartment. The value is good.

October 11, 2016

By Richard K.

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My mother-in-law settled into the one that she wanted to get into. It’s called Brookdale Hoffman Estates. It’s a very clean and caregiving as far as people doing what you asked. My mother-in-law loves it. She loves her apartment. Everything is good. The staff is fantastic. If there’s a question to be asked, they answer it as fast as they can and as good as they can. It’s a wonderful place. My mother-in-law plays bingo and poker. They have an area down in the atrium where people come in and put on performance like a concert, and she goes down there. She has met a lot of friends where they get together and talk or do whatever.

March 27, 2016

By Dawn41

I visited this facility

Brookdale was a beautiful place, close to my home, and very nice. The apartments were very nice, with plenty of good sizes. The staff was excellent and getting ready to play bingo when I was there. They had a wide variety of meals of very good food that you can send to your room to eat.

February 29, 2016

By Richard118777650

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Brookdale Hoffman Estates is great. The people communicates extremely well. The place is well run and well managed. I like the food. They have various clubs you can join, as well as exercise groups. My mom is 92 and in in a wheelchair, so they have group chair exercises. She has adapted very well. The rooms are big. It's a nice place. The people couldn’t be nicer.

July 04, 2015

By Tina36

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My dad is now in Brookdale Hoffman Estate. It is very clean. The food is excellent. They have very excellent staff. They are top notch. He has a one-bedroom, and of course it is beautiful. It has a brand new bathroom. It is nicely appointed. It had new kitchen appliances. Everything is put in for him. They have a van if you need to go to the grocery store. There have dinner outings or if you want to go to theater. They are all kinds of activities like bingo -- you name it.

June 30, 2015

By Caring108410750

I visited this facility

We went to Brookdale Hoffman Estate for a visit. They were very good.

May 08, 2015

By Paula49

I visited this facility

I was able to visit Brookdale Hoffman Estates, and it was nice, but I was kind of hoping for a larger room, but they have tiny rooms from my standpoint. I don’t know if it would be a good fit for my mom. Overall, the facility might be too a little big for her. I met with the gentleman who gave the tour, and he is very nice.

December 22, 2014

By Gerald10

I visited this facility

It was very nice. It's a 7 or 8 story building. It's very clean, and seemed to be very well run. We went through what my mother's situation was just to get a feel for what kind of services we will need. They were very professional, and they seemed to be very well versed in their respective roles. I really didn't observe a whole lot of activities going on.

December 13, 2014

By Caring98880950

I visited this facility

I like the intensity of the caring at Brookdale Hoffman Estates, and there are a lot of people who you can get to know. It is also close to my daughter's work. I just want to be able to get into arts and crafts and so forth, and all of that is in one building. The apartments are nicely sized and clean. They take you to a pool once a week if you want to go. The staff are friendly.

February 28, 2014

By Lea3

I visited this facility

They evaluated my mother-in-law, but after evaluating they felt that the facility is not the right place for her to be. She needed more care than what they could offer, but it's a very beautiful facility. They have a beautiful dining room. We had lunch there and the food was good. The facility was very clean and very updated. I like the apartments because it looked really nice.

February 14, 2014

By CaringSon0000025

I visited this facility

We did make a connection with this community and we got my in laws there to look around. The location was good. The facility was what we were looking for as far as the staff and still with the independence that could have and the assistance when needed. If I have to make a guess, I would think that it is probably a 20 year old building. It's relatively new and very modern as far as the inside. They have activities there too. What I liked best about this place is the staff.

January 31, 2014

By Caring76801650

I visited this facility

The staff was great. It's truly a great and very nice place. I was able to look at their one bedroom apartments. The rooms are very, very nice. They have the nicest rooms among all of the places I visited.

October 28, 2013

By Frankie2

I visited this facility

I originally visited the facility on my own and met with Mary Ann and subsequetly with Lora with my elderly mother . Both demonstrated professionlaism and were able to respond to all our questions. They did not try to sell as much as try to include my mother in a decision making process. Although at the time my mother is still holdiing out in order to remain is her home. However as my mother's needs increase I will definitly want her to go to this facility.

October 04, 2013

By Duke 1928

I visited this facility

It's a nice facility, but the grounds were crowded with highways and there was really no place to walk around and see anything. The staff were friendly. I had lunch there and the food was good. What was also nice about this place is that there is a hospital next door. They have a bus that will take the residents shopping or to the hospital.

September 29, 2013

By Pat34

I visited this facility

My visit was good. I saw their two-bedroom apartments and I think they were small. Their staff seemed very nice. They did have good activities for their residents. Would I recommend this place? Well, I supposed I can recommend them to others.

May 15, 2012

By Dorothysgranddaughter

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The facility itself was nice enough. It looked like a studio apartment. The only downside was there was only a fridge in the room. We could bring a microwave but that was all that was allowed. It was a downer for my grandmother that loved to cook. I understand why the facilities don't allow them for fear the elderly will forget or do something not realizing it. The staff was extremely helpful. They answered all of our questions. My grandmother could leave with us at anytime and stay over night with us with was a plus! They helped her transition into the center. I think it was harder on me then it was for her! She made friends very easily and it was an improvement from just staying at home all the time. I'd highly recommend it!
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Independent Living Reviews for Brookdale Hoffman Estates

December 10, 2020

By Sunnyb04

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

The staff at Brookdale are amazing. They truly care about their residents and work very hard to keep them safe and well cared for. My 90 year old father moved in a few months ago and is very Happy living there. We are Looking forward to a new year without Covid restrictions so we can be together more often. Happy Dad = Happy Daughter

November 16, 2020

By trudy g

I am/was a resident of this facility

I have lived at Brookdale Hoffman Estates for 2 1/2 years now and love every minute of it! This is a place you can feel safe and well cared for. There is always someone here to help you and help you right away. I enjoy the freedom and friends I have here. There are always opportunities to gather with friends to play a game, take a walk or just sit and talk. The facility is very clean, housekeeping is wonderful. I truly appreciate everything they have to offer, from on site doctors and therapy to transportation to doctor appointments and shopping, great activities department too. The scenery and atmosphere is just beautiful. I feel peaceful and content being here.

July 31, 2019

By Robin

I visited this facility

This facility is very nice. The tour left me with a great impression. I did not interact with any staff other than Steve W, who gave me the tour. The price seems to be right in the ballpark. I will definitely keep this one in mind when the time comes. I like that it's right across the street from the hospital, too. I wish the storage areas would have been on the same floor as the unit. Parking is uncovered.

April 16, 2018

By J.G.

I visited this facility

I visited Brookdale Hoffman Estates, that was the best tour we had, and it was the most cost-effective solution for us. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. The amenities were fine, they did a good job showing us around, they have six different floor plans, and so there are a lot of choices. They have a full schedule of activities, which is good.

September 11, 2017

By Elayne M.

I am/was a resident of this facility

I moved into Brookdale, and I was extremely impressed. It's absolutely beautiful and 10 minutes from my granddaughter and 25 minutes from my grandson. The people are so warm, friendly, and I couldn't ask for anything more. I have a beautiful studio apartment. I love it; it's perfect for me, but they also have one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms. My apartment has a lovely kitchen with a dishwasher and cabinets, and it's a little smaller than a one-bedroom but much larger than an executive efficiency. They go out to dinner, casino, and movies, and we had a beautiful reception outside by the lake. I'm very pleased.

August 21, 2017

By Marguerite

I am/was a resident of this facility

The staff at Brookdale Hoffman Estates was extremely helpful, kind, and patient. To me, that was the biggest thing. They have a lot of services for people who need care. I’m totally independent, but it was the convenience of having everything under one roof that I really liked and the staff. My room has everything that I need. I have a one-bedroom, one-bath with a little kitchen. It’s comfortable. I thought it was going to be too small, but it isn’t at all. The grounds are beautiful. I have a pond and a golf course outside my window, so it’s beautiful. They have buses that will take people shopping. This feels like home to me.

July 17, 2017

By Cheryl

I visited this facility

The apartments at Brookdale Hoffman Estates were beautiful, brand new and remodeled, but the facility had an older feel to it. Steve assisted me and he was phenomenal. He tried everything he could to get us in there. The building and the common living space were older -- it's kind of dreary when you walk in. The overall area needed to be updated. The food was cafeteria style and wasn't really good.

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December 16, 2016

By Brigitte322864

I visited this facility

The independent living part of Brookdale Hoffman Estates is absolutely gorgeous and feels like a 5-star hotel. The rooms were superb, roomy, and large. The staff had hospitality skills as if you were in a 4-star hotel. The dining area was beautiful, and the food was very good. They have a ton of activities, so you can be as busy as you want to be. It’s very expensive, and the location is convenient because it’s on my way to work.

October 24, 2015

By Martin17

I visited this facility

Brookdale was very nice, but it was really too far out from where I live. It’s conveniently next to a hospital, but it’s too remote for my family. The room is very well-appointed, they have nice public spaces, and active programs.

March 28, 2014

By Caring80962150

I visited this facility

We found this community for my in-laws; however, they haven't moved in yet. The sales staff who I met there all seemed friendly and accommodating. When I saw the place, it was clean, and it had a friendly atmosphere. If I have to look for a place to live, I would probably live there myself. It just looked like a nice place, a place I wouldn't mind living myself. The rooms were clean and well-kept. It was pretty spacious for an elderly couple. The kitchen was kind of small, though. The dining area was nice.
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Services and Amenities of Brookdale Hoffman Estates

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Coffee Shop
  • Party Space
  • General Store
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Security Gate
  • Features Extra: Library, Fitness Room/Gym

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Internet Enabled Rooms
  • Wifi
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Wii Sports
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Computer Class

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Low Fat
  • Low Salt


  • English


  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Yes

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy


  • State Licenses: 5101750
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About Brookdale Hoffman Estates

Brookdale Hoffman Estates provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. Our Brookdale community delivers Inspired Independent Living, with the promise of Exceptional Experiences Everyday. In choosing this community, our residents have made a conscious lifestyle decision designed to deliver enhanced opportunities for pursuing health and life fulfillment through the exceptional services, amenities and opportunities we offer. And, our residents can rest assured that as their needs change we provide a variety of ancillary services and a Personalized Assisted Living environment that encourages our residents to continue to live as they please while respecting individual preferences.

Our Optimum Life&reg and Celebrations programs provide an all-encompassing way of life that touches the lives of our residents, their families and associates alike. Optimum Life&reg is a journey of self-discovery including services, features and benefits that allow each resident to pursue their peak level of health, wholeness and fulfillment while balancing six key dimensions of personal wellness: emotional, intellectual, physical, social, spiritual and purposeful. As part of Optimum Life&reg we encourage our residents to celebrate life each day. Inspired dining and vibrant lifestyle activities come together in our Celebrations program filling the monthly calendar with themed experiences, special events and group activities that highlight different cultures and cuisines in a common venue of camaraderie.

  • On medical campus
  • On golf course
  • Walking paths
  • Stocked fishing pond
  • Gazebo
  • Virtual continuing care retirement community
  • On hospital medical campus
  • Rehab/ skilled nursing adjacent
  • Continuum of care independent, personalized services, assisted living right through hospice care
  • Complimentary breakfast daily
  • 20 ( Plan 1) or 30 (Plan2) lunch or evening meals per month
  • Housekeeping services twice a month ( Plan 1) or weekly (Plan 2)
  • Scheduled transportation
  • All utilities paid except for phone and internet
  • Resort style dialing available
  • Basic Cable
  • Staff available 24/7
  • "I'm Okay" program
  • Fabulous programs, outings and events daily
  • Exercise & Wellness Programs
  • Wellness center staffed by registered nurse
  • Complimentary use of laundry facilities
  • Emergency response pendant

What Makes Us Special

Located adjacent to a beautiful 18 hole golf course. Surrounded by forest preserve to the west and the St. Alexius Medical Center to the north of the community.

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