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The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

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520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1602 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room Service
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Location! Location! This place is perfect for walking and getting around to many highlights of Chicago. It is an old building so bathrooms are small and so are some of the rooms but the beds are very comfortable and it comes at a good price....More

Thank billybeester
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very helpful front desk people who were able to resolve a pressing problem upon my arrival. The room was large, although the lighting could have been better. The bathroom was adequate for me, although I'm certain that my wife would have complained a bit. I...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I found the Congress Hotel conveniant to everything on Michigan Avenue. It is walking distance to the art museum. It is a short taxi ride to Sak's Fifth Avenue for shopping and Loyola University where I I studied and Water Tower. Steve is the doorman...More

Thank caldvd3
Reviewed 4 days ago

I liked this hotel from the start, friendly workers, lovely lobby area. This is a historic old hotel and people who complain that it is old should probably have booked a newer place, easy enough to find. I personally liked the charm here. The hallways...More

Thank Marilinda69
Reviewed 4 days ago

Terrible visit. Stay away from the north tower. 1 elevator didn't work so a 20 minute wait was not uncommon. Promised a city view and all we saw was other rooms. Tub wouldn't drain, maid burst in without knocking, and it was so hot we...More

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Step inside and experience an extraordinary piece of living history during your next visit to downtown Chicago at the Congress Plaza Hotel. This "Landmark of Chicago Hospitality" has delighted business and More leisure travelers for over a century. Guests at the Congress Plaza Hotel can explore art institute, millenium park, buckingham fountain, magnificent mile,museum campus all with in walking distance just by stepping outside our front doors. Situated adjacent to Grant Park, our 14-story property is located along Michigan Avenue, providing unlimited access to the city's finest retail stores, the bustling business district and Chicago attractions. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
851
Price range
USD 83 - USD 236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Congress Plaza Chicago
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Hotel Congress Plaza
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Congress Hotel Chicago
,
Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago
Location
United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
851
Price range
USD 83 - USD 236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Congress Plaza Chicago
,
Hotel Congress Plaza
,
Congress Hotel Chicago
,
Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago
Location
United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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JaneClarkAust
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Response from 765lesliel | Reviewed this property |
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Michael F
7 August 2018|
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Response from Katie K | Reviewed this property |
Maybe 1/3 of a mile. We passed the sign a few times. Have fun!
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Terri C
29 July 2018|
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"Cash on hand gives best access to amenities."
caldvd3
4 days ago
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"Saw Frankie Vali across the street. Walking distance to Art Museum."
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"14th floor facing Lake Michigan - if you like views in the am -- beautiful Sunrise one day / massive..."
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"Stay anywhere else"
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