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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
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3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews grant park buckingham fountain gold room a lake view room an older hotel art institute lake michigan field museum shedd aquarium the bean navy pier king room few blocks the magnificent mile lakeview
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This hotel has a great history, but is showing it's age and needs updating badly. Rates are good, except for valet parking $ 49 per day with additional cost for taking the car out a second time, close lot parking is a better bargain. Rooms...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

On recent business trip stayed at the Congress for two nights, wonderful historic location over looking the lake, fabulous. The building is full of history and the bar is excellent location to meet for a few cocktails and talk business.

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from congressplazahotel, Public Relations Manager at The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention CenterResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing The Congress Plaza Hotel, we are delighted to hear your visit to Chicago was nothing short from exceptional. We look forward to hosting you for a future stay!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Currently staying at The Congress plaza hotel. I booked this place because of the history, and the rumors of ghosts and hauntings. I will say the hotel is beautiful and old. The rooms are not numbered in order which we found odd. Our room was...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Jamishi
Response from congressplazahotel, Public Relations Manager at The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention CenterResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, we sincerely apologize for the inconveniences encountered during your stay at The Congress Plaza Hotel, we look forward to the opportunity to host you for a future stay!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the afternoon of the Bears vs Eagles wildcard playoff game ‘19 (memorable in that sense) at a very reasonable price. It was surprisingly light as far as hotel traffic and I was most impressed with the space that the queen room had. From the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from congressplazahotel, Public Relations Manager at The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention CenterResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing The Congress Plaza Hotel, we are delighted to hear your visit to Chicago was nothing short from exceptional. We look forward to hosting you for a future stay!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is and old hotel and its furniture hasen’t been renovated , the Bathroom in my room was very old there was a crack in the de sink and the shower leaked. The curtain and rug were dated . I guess on another visit I...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Description
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
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
851
Price range
US$ 78 - US$ 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 / Central
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
851
Price range
US$ 78 - US$ 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 / Central
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your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
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Adventure06638320911
22 December 2018|
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Response from congressplazahotel | Property representative |
Good morning, To book a specific room please feel free to contact our front desk agents at 312-427-3800 ext. 5017 or our reservation department at 312-427-3800 ext. 5025
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vihangp8
28 November 2018|
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Response from Stan Z | Reviewed this property |
Well, most conventions have shuttle service to all hotels. The Congress is between the Palmer House and the Conrad Hilton, thus shuttles should get one close to McCormick Place. Commuter trains (Metra) also are an easy walk... More
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We walked not sure about shuttle never saw one
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"Ask about sizes of rooms, we had two that were vastly different."
B7789LPgaryh
4 days ago
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"14th floor on the south tower... we had 1403, right next to the elevator, quiet with a knockout view."
jeanlice
20 Nov 2018
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"Cash on hand gives best access to amenities."
caldvd3
11 Nov 2018
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"Saw Frankie Vali across the street. Walking distance to Art Museum."
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11 Nov 2018
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