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Max Occupancy: 2 adults, 1 child
Includes: Free High-Speed Internet, Free Wireless Internet
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Max Occupancy: 4 adults
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Max Occupancy: 3 adults
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Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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Historic Chicago hotel across from Grant Park

Location

Built in 1893, this downtown Chicago hotel offers a convenient location across from Grant Park and close to Lake Michigan.

Property Amenities

The public areas of Congress Plaza feature ornate chandeliers, statuary, and murals; a lounge and two restaurants are on site.

Guestrooms

Congress Plaza Hotel's guestrooms offer free wireless and wired Internet access and cable TV; many have Chicago or Lake Michigan views.

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At your hotel

Across the street from Grant Park, this downtown Chicago hotel was originally built in 1893 to accommodate visitors to the World's Columbian Exposition. The hotel offers 2 restaurants, a lounge, gift shop, and barber shop. 25 meeting rooms cover 50,000 square feet (4,500 square meters) of function space, including a ballroom for groups of up to 2,000. The hotel's Gold Room, currently used for banquets and other formal events, has a vaulted ceiling, chandeliers, and gold-leaf trim. Wired and wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.

  • Concierge desk
  • Pool table
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Event catering
  • Exhibit space
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 870
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Security guard
  • Number of floors - 14
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Arcade/game room
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Elevator/lift
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Year Built 1893
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Fitness facilities
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • Airport transportation
  • Express check-in
  • Luggage storage
  • Business center
  • Parking limited (surcharge)
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 50000
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 4500
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 25
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge, Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge


Park your car

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Parking limited (surcharge)


In your room
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
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Eat and drink

Gazebo Restaurant - Casual ambience, American cuisine. Open for breakfast and lunch.

Rafael Steak House - Serving Midwestern cuisine. Open late afternoon through late evening for dinner only.

Congress Lounge - Located just off the lobby. Cocktails, beer, wine, and light fare. Open daily.

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Play

A fitness center on the lower level of the Congress Plaza Hotel is open 24 hours a day.

Guests can run, walk, bicycle, or skate on a path that runs along Lake Michigan for 20 miles. It's accessed via Grant Park, across the street from the hotel. Bikes, in-line skates, and pedal-powered buggies can be rented at several beachfront locations. During the summer, Oak Street Beach, about two miles north, is a popular swimming spot when lifeguards are on duty. Canoeing, kayaking, and rowing equipment is available for rent at the Lincoln Park Boathouse, four miles north of the hotel. A public golf course is located six miles north.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Pilates classes/instruction nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction nearby
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Aerobics nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Playground nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
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When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


When you leave

Check-out time is noon


How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa


You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We Should Mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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