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Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (3,452 reviews)
$78/ nightfor 2 guests

The Congress Plaza Hotel was a really good place to stay. I have stayed at other hotels in Chicago such as the Palmer house and hotel Zachary. While the Congress Plaza Hotel is certainly not as modern or up to date it more than makes up for that with that’s rich history in character and excellent ...

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Built in 1893, this downtown Chicago hotel offers a convenient location across from Grant Park and close to Lake Michigan.
Edward Hotel Chicago
Edward Hotel Chicago
3.0 out of 5.0 6600 N. Mannheim Rd, Rosemont
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (2,173 reviews)
$90/ nightfor 2 guests

Convenient to O'Hare & my destination. good breakfast and gathering area.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Allstate Arena and within 3 mi (5 km) of Rivers Casino and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. ...
The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
4.5 out of 5.0 127 West Huron, at LaSalle, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (2,701 reviews)
$92/ nightfor 2 guests

Modern hotel close to shopping, restaurants and theaters. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Located in River North, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Magnificent Mile, John Hancock Center, and Chicago Water Tower. Merchandise Mart and ...
St. Jane Chicago
St. Jane Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0 230 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (295 reviews)
$135/ nightfor 2 guests

We got exactly what was advertised. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, the rooms were impeccable and the location is just superb. If on top, you care about architecture, this is the hotel you want to stay in.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
On Michigan Avenue and across from Millennium Park, this rock-inspired hotel occupies the 36-story, Art Deco-style Carbide and Carbon Building in downtown's ...
Freehand Chicago
Freehand Chicago
3.5 out of 5.0 19 East Ohio Street, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,825 reviews)
$82/ nightfor 2 guests

Good location, walking distance to a lot. Right off of magnificent mile

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Located in River North, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chinese Consulate, Holy Name Cathedral, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Museum of Contemporary ...
Ambassador Chicago
Ambassador Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0 1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,826 reviews)
$103/ nightfor 2 guests

perfect was very satisfied and happy, highly recommend it and will go back

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Ambassador Chicago's Gold Coast location is within a short walk or cab ride to the finest shopping and dining as well as the majority of downtown Chicago businesses, ...
Hotel Julian
Hotel Julian
4.0 out of 5.0 168 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (54 reviews)
$93/ nightfor 2 guests

Love the lighting in the bathroom. The beds also have motion activated night lights when you get out of the bed in the dark it’s enough to get you where you’re going without disturbing anyone who is sleeping. Not a place you would stay if you want a view, but the staff is helpful and courteous and ...

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
This hotel is located in Chicago (The Loop), close to Chicago Theatre, Millennium Park, and Art Institute of Chicago. Also nearby are Chicago Cultural Center ...
The Whitehall Hotel
The Whitehall Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (8,054 reviews)
$81/ nightfor 2 guests

Excelent location. Nice staff. Good food. Thank you.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Built in 1927, this Chicago hotel is one block from Michigan Avenue shopping and Rush Street restaurants and nightlife; Lake Michigan is within five blocks.
Hotel Felix Chicago
Hotel Felix Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0 111 W Huron St, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (3,779 reviews)
$76/ nightfor 2 guests

Room is a bit small but hey its chicago...very modern look and friendly staff in a very nice area.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2018
Hotel Felix Chicago is 5 blocks from the Magnificent Mile, one of America’s most dazzling thoroughfares. It’s a 7-minute cab ride to the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, ...
Jaslin Hotel
Jaslin Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 261 West Cermak Rd, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (1,021 reviews)
$79/ nightfor 2 guests

Hotel is nice but the area is a little questionable. When we first entered to check in, we were accosted by a homeless person inside the lobby. Then when I entered my room, there was someone already checked in there; so I had to get another room. It seemed like a huge breach of security and privacy ...

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Located in Chinatown, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of State Street and McCormick Place. Soldier Field and Field Museum of Natural History are also within ...
Kinzie Hotel
Kinzie Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 20 W Kinzie St, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (4,187 reviews)
$107/ nightfor 2 guests

Great stay at the Kinzie and would absolutely stay there again and recommend it to anyone wanting to stay in Chicago. Check in was easy even though we arrived over four hours before check-in time, our room was available. Room was clean and fairly spacious. Location of the hotel was perfect, everything ...

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Within 2 blocks of Chicago's Magnificent Mile and the theater district, the Kinzie Hotel is located in the convenient River North district, a mile from the Hancock ...
Claridge House
Claridge House
4.0 out of 5.0 1244 N Dearborn Parkway, Chicago
4.4/5 (106 reviews)
$75/ nightfor 2 guests

Everything about this hotel was fantastic with great friendly staff and beautiful room.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2018
Located in Near North Side, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Oak Street and Newberry Library. International Museum of Surgical Science and Water Tower ...
O'Hare Inn & Suites
O'Hare Inn & Suites
2.0 out of 5.0 4101 Mannheim Rd, Schiller Park
Free Cancellation
2.9/5 (2,332 reviews)
$60/ nightfor 2 guests

Good reception however the computer system was down as at the time of my arrival and so wasted some minutes before it was sorted out.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2018
Situated in Schiller Park, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Fashion Outlets of Chicago, Rosemont Theatre, and MB Financial Park at Rosemont. Donald E. Stephens ...
Chicago South Loop Hotel
Chicago South Loop Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 11 W 26th Street, Chicago
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (3,330 reviews)
$89/ nightfor 2 guests

Clean, classy hotel. Pleasant experience for an out of towner.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Located in Bronzeville, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of State Street and McCormick Place. Guaranteed Rate Field and Soldier Field are also within 2 mi (3 ...
Indian Lakes Hotel
Indian Lakes Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 250 W Schick Rd, Bloomingdale
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (863 reviews)
$89/ nightfor 2 guests

The staff was so nice and helpful, and room was in excellent condition and I really enjoyed my stay. I will be returning soon. The hotel was so neat just to go siteseeing.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
The Indian Lakes Hotel features dramatic architecture and is less than 30 miles west of Chicago in the suburb of Bloomingdale. Cantigny Park is within 10 miles. ...
Pangea Suites
Pangea Suites
3.5 out of 5.0 55 E Washington Street, Chicago
2.4/5 (30 reviews)
$45/ nightfor 2 guests

For the cost of a room with a double bed at an average motel, this 14th floor suite had 3(!) furnished bedrooms with queen or fullsize beds, a full kitchen (stovetop, microwave, fridge, cutlery, plates, cups etc), a TV, a futon, and a kitchen table. The bathroom was serviceable (grout needs to be ...

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2018
Located in The Loop, this aparthotel is steps from Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park, and Chicago Cultural Center. Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Theatre ...
Chicago Getaway Hostel
Chicago Getaway Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 616 W Arlington Pl, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1,500 reviews)
$28/ nightfor 2 guests

Very nice Hostel in a decent part of the city. Very nice lobby and eating area,staff was great..building was clean, the room was a little smaller than i expected...and there are no temperature controls in the rooms,so it got pretty hot with four pepple staying in their premium crash pad with private ...

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018
Located in Lincoln Park, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lincoln Hall and Lincoln Park Zoo. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are also within 3 mi (5 ...
Carlton Inn Midway
Carlton Inn Midway
2.0 out of 5.0 4944 S Archer Ave, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1,451 reviews)
$99/ nightfor 2 guests

The staff were incredibly helpful, and the free shuttle made our travel much easier.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Located in Archer Heights, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of McCormick Place, University of Illinois Chicago, and John G. Shedd Aquarium. Willis Tower and ...
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