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Aloft Chicago City Center

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quick visit to the windy city to see the audaciously awesome Andra Day meant we would need a hotel for us. I'm glad we picked the Aloft, because it was within walking *(or stumbling ;) distance of the concert venue House of Blues, and the hotel is modern and clean, even if the room wasn't a big one. The...

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Craig P, Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

Wow-thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and detailed review of your stay here at the Aloft! We are so glad you loved the room, location and the service, as well as Beatrix restaurant. We thank you for choosing us-and hope you continue to do so in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a good rate in Chicago for this hotel but wasn't sure what I would find since I usually stay at the Sofitel when I'm in town. First impressions - this is a great little hotel - clean, comfortable, modern, all the main amenities like room service, laundry ... ticks all the right boxes! Beatrix restaurant that adjoins the property...

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Craig P, Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

John-thanks for the nice review, we're so pleased we were able to surprise you! You will definitely find consistency across the entire Aloft brand-we highly recommend checking out our other properties (as well as coming to see us again)-we will make you a brand loyalist!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent Friday and Saturday of the World Series at the Aloft. We didn't take advantage of many amenities or room service so cannot comment on those. The room was serviceable, a king size bed, desk, dresser, and bench. One minor quibble, there really wasn't a place (that I found) to hang your hand towel by the sink. I guess you...

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Craig P, Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

Dave-wow, thanks for the great review of your stay! We're so glad you decided to make the Aloft your base camp for your World Series weekend (Go Cubbies!). We loved that you appreciated the room layout (despite the closet space!), lobby and location, and really love your recommendation. We hope to see you back...next World Series, if not sooner!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Loft is a very disappointing place. The biggest problem is the poor service and the attitude of the staff. Start with the front desk, nobody speaks fluent english. ask for something to the room and the answers are always No No No... The good thing - Breakfast is really really good!

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Oscar R, Front Office Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, It is unfortunate to read that you did not enjoy your stay here at the Aloft Chicago City Center. We are continuously striving to be the best and we appreciate your feedback. We would like the opportunity to discuss the details of your stay and we would really appreciate if you reached us directly to discuss further.

Corte Madera, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed during the World Series and despite the crowds, chaos and revelry, the staff provided great service, the room was clean and comfortable and the food at the restaurants was terrific. The location is excellent -- an easy walk across the river to the Loop, up to Michigan Avenue for shopping and close to plenty of good restaurants.

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Oscar R, Front Office Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

We are super glad you visited Chicago during one of the most memorable weekends and we are even more glad that we provided what you needed in a hotel stay! It sounds like overall you had a great experience with us and we are happy our staff was able to provide just that. We also want to thank you for...

Vernon, B.C.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my first visit to Chicago. The hotel has an amazing location right on Clark Street North, right in the heart of Chicago. This is both a positive and a negative. Lots of trendy restaurants and very safe is off-set slightly by the sounds of sirens and general street noise. Apparently the fire station is right around the corer...

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Oscar R, Front Office Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Aloft Chicago City Center. You're right, we are in the middle of the bustling city and the noise here in Chicago can get pretty loud; but we are centrally located and there are multiple attractions and restaurants that can compensate for the...

Pella, IA
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I traveled here for a girls weekend. It was a pretty busy weekend so very expensive time to be in Chicago, this hotel was probably the most reasonable price. The location was really good for shopping/eating. The restaurant in this hotel is really trendy and cute and has a great breakfast! Pretty good wine selection too.

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Craig P, Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review of you stay here at the Aloft in Chicago! We are so pleased you loved your time here, including the location and overall vibe of the hotel. We hope to see you on your next girls weekend!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The location of this hotel is excellent for exploring Chicago. Lots of attractions and restaurants around, easy to walk everywhere. The downside is that it is very noisy at all times. This can make it difficult to sleep if your room faces the main street. The service is very good, and so is the restaurant (great food, friendly service). The...

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Craig P, Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of your stay, Maria! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the vibe, location and staff, despite the busy vibe of the hotel. We do hope you will come see us again soon!

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I booked this hotel with my Starwood points but did check out the rates of nearby hotels and the A loft was decently priced especially considering it was a Cubs / Dodgers playoff game weekend. The hotel is clean and rooms are spacious. The staff was very friendly and helpful. TIP: if you drive, you can save about $17 per...

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Craig P, Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at the Aloft Chicago. We appreciate your great comments on the cleanliness of thew room, the great River North location and the friendliness off our fantastic staff. You are correct-our self parking option is a little less expensive then valet. Valet parking will run $62 overnight, and...

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I arrived late at the but was still greeted by an extremely friendly staff at the reception. My check in process was swift and easy, was up in my room within 5 minutes. As an additional bonus, you can install the SPG App on your NFC-enabled phone to have keyless entry into your room. Upon entering my room, a simplistic,...

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Craig P, Manager at Aloft Chicago City Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review of your stay with us, Daryl! We are so glad you loved the location, room as well as lobby area, and thank you for using and reviewing SPG keyless, too! I am especially pleased to hear you loved the staff, and will be sure we pass your kind comments on to them as well. Come...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aloft Chicago City Center is located in downtown Chicago's River North, one of the city's trendiest neighborhoods. Located between the Loop business district and premier shopping on the Magnificent Mile, our Chicago River North hotel will put you right in the center of it all. Aloft Chicago City Center features pet-friendly guest rooms with free WiFi, 42" LCD TVs, plush bedding and beautifully-appointed bathrooms with walk-in showers. Guests can enjoy Chicago's hot-spot, Beatrix, for a full menu and bar in the lobby, order room service or check out many of the city's top restaurants and bars right outside our door. Valet parking is available (fees apply). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aloft Chicago City Center

Address: 515 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3279
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range: ₹ 8,418 - ₹ 24,642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aloft Chicago City Center 3.5*
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#15 Green Hotel in Chicago
#37 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“Clark Street can be noisy on weekend evenings, ask for an upper floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles Rossington, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Larger rooms available (check sq. ft. when booking)”
 of 5 bubbles mehulpatel824, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors will likely be less noisy from busy street below”
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“Ask for a room on the higher floors away from the elevators.”
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“Inside away from the streets”
 of 5 bubbles Scott_J_T, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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