Very good 7.1
Based on 131 reviews

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About Congress Plaza Hotel


Each of the 871 rooms at this 3-star hotel have all the comforts and conveniences of home. Air conditioning, in-house movies, a desk, hair dryer, Internet access, an ironing board, and an in-room safe are among the amenities guests will find in every room. Featuring shops, an elevator, a bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, meeting facilities, and a restaurant, this Chicago hotel is sure to make each guest's trip an enjoyable one. After a day of work or exploring, the gym is one of the ways to unwind. The hotel blends expert service with state-of-the-art facilities to provide guests with a memorable stay. To continue with your reservation at Congress Plaza Hotel, please enter your arrival date and the number of nights you wish to stay.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Valet parking
  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Room service
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Bar

Access, services, and conveniences

  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry service
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-17 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 17 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 20.95 USD
Check-In From: 1:00PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00PM
Distance from City Center: 1 mi
Distance to Airport: 15 mi
Internet Usage Fee: 11.34 USD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 14
Number of Restaurants: 2
Number of Rooms : 871
Reception Open Until: 24:00AM
Time to Airport (Minutes): 35
Year Hotel Built: 1893
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2008
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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 6.8
  • Facilities 7.8
  • Location 8.8
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.0
  • Service 7.0
  • Value for Money 6.8
  • Food/Dining 6.2
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Marilyn P. from United States
Stayed 3 nights in August 2016
Still great
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Martin N. from United States
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
Nice historic building that is close to everything downtown.
Good price, near downtown, within a couple of blocks of all transit lines, and views of the lake.
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Charles A. from United States
Stayed one night in August 2016
Great room for a decent price.
Pros...price, area, great view overlooking lake michigan, Buckingham fountain and navy pier. Cons...rooms were a little dated
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Milan K. from United States
Stayed one night in August 2016
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Eboni W. from United States
Stayed 5 nights in July 2016
Went here for Lollapalooza, they should clean more and regulate/monitor guests. A lot of younger guests blasting music and littering, smoking it was very unpleasant.
Reviewed August 05, 2016

Warner R. from United States
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in July 2016
A Great Choice!
The best location :)
Reviewed July 26, 2016

William Z. from United States
Families with older children
Stayed 3 nights in July 2016
First time stay maybe last
Carpet was not vacuumed properly. Found a hair clip in corner of room. Not ours.
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Craig S. from United States
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in February 2016
Very nice hotel in a fantastic location
Bed, Elegance, Price
Reviewed February 07, 2016

Osmany P. from United States
Business travelers
Stayed 3 nights in December 2015
Horrible place
The worst place I have ever been, the place should be close down.
Reviewed December 22, 2015

Yves B. from United States
Families with older children
Stayed one night in November 2015
Old hotel - outdated
OK. Very convenient location.
Reviewed November 30, 2015


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