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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 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.
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 the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
Stayed here last month for some R&R before a Conference down the street.
First, they have smoking rooms, and let me just tell you, they are in the “old” part of the hotel, and when I say old, I mean the original tower with double...More
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
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
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
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