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Wheeler Mansion

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
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“Historical building in a great location”
25 Feb 2018
“good hotel to walk to Northerly Island event”
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Perhaps because it was a busy weekend in Chicago, the Wheeler Mansion staff seemed either unprepared or uninterested in dealing with an older single guy visiting his grandkids. From stuffy conditions in the room to slow, poor service for brunch and failure to make up...More

Thank Robert H
Response from Alex S, General Manager at Wheeler MansionResponded 26 August 2015

Dear Guest, We were saddened to read your review. Our staff loves children as we provided a warm welcome to your grandson of warm cookies and milk before he played soccer on the property. We do acknowledge knowing you were unhappy for the following reasons....More

Reviewed 8 July 2015

We have just returned from 3 nights at the Wheeler Mansion. We were in Chicago for some activities around the Solider Field / Field Museum area. The location is fantastic for access to the museum, aquarium, planetarium and football stadium, as well as McCormick place....More

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Response from Alex S, General Manager at Wheeler MansionResponded 25 August 2015

Dear Guest, We were sorry to learn that you wanted to stay in a hotel that you could open the windows. Our windows are the original over sized historic windows that are very close to the floor. It is dangerous for a guest to lift...More

Reviewed 17 April 2015

My boss stumbled upon this gem through reading a dated blog. We were in search of hotels that had 2 rooms available during a recent convention at McCormick Place. I was a bit skeptical at first since it was out of the normal of "traditional...More

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Response from Alex S, Owner at Wheeler MansionResponded 26 August 2015

Dear Business Traveler, Thank you for the kind words regarding your stay while attending a convention at McCormick Place. Business travelers enjoy a three minute walk to the convention and often bring associates back to enjoy our gated grounds. Thank you for extending yourself in...More

Reviewed 16 February 2015

Just returned home from our wonderful stay at the Wheeler Mansion. The building and rooms are spectacular featuring beautiful antiques and gorgeous renovations of the former mansion. It was such a pleasure to relax in a tranquil pampered environment rather than a busy chain hotel...More

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Response from Alex S, General Manager at Wheeler MansionResponded 26 August 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. My staff was elated to see your review. Thank you for taking the time to let other business travelers know that we are dedicated to providing the best accommodations and service in Chicago. Since we do little...More

Reviewed 9 February 2015

We happened upon this beautiful, historic mansion restored as a bed and breakfast after my husband and I were bumped from our original reservation at a downtown Chicago hotel. We were welcomed by Christine, a warm host and owner, who offered us fresh baked cookies,...More

Thank Maryellen F
Response from Alex S, Front Office Manager at Wheeler MansionResponded 26 August 2015

Dear Important Guest, It was truly our pleasure to ensure your romantic weekend exceeded your expectations. Many details and planning occurs on our team before a guest arrives. From the first impressions of the outside landscaping, to the uniforms our staff wear to greet our...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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USD 391 - USD 461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#33 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#76 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#86 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 391 - USD 461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#33 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#76 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#86 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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This downtown neighborhood offers a variety of
activities ranging from cultural to sporting. If you
happen to visit during football season, you may bump
into a boisterous few fans on their way to a Bears
game on the southernmost tip of South Loop. On the
flip side, Museum Campus offers cultural and
educational experiences in its planetarium, museum and
aquarium, all situated along the lakefront. Grant Park
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Labeeb A
9 December 2015|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
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"Staircases to three lovely floors. A staff member will bring bags to your room."
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"We were upgraded to street side jr suite which was great"
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"Rooms in the rear are quieter on the busy weekends."
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"Ask for a room at the front of the building. There are only 10 rooms, 4 of which face the front."
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