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The Congress Plaza Hotel

Chicago, United States of America. 718 m from downtown
7.3

Comfortable

Overall Score. Based on 220 comments

USD 265

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Reference date Mon, May 01, 2023

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Accommodation amenities

Free Wi-Fi in common areasGym / Fitness center

About The Congress Plaza Hotel

Facing Grant Park and Michigan Avenue in Chicago, The Congress Plaza Hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour fitness center and restaurant. It is 1 km from the Cloud Gate Monument, 2 km from the Magnificent Mile shopping mile and 5 minutes' walk from Harrison and Van Buren Tube Stations.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen cable TV, air conditioning, a desk and a work desk. A coffee maker and a private bathroom with a hairdryer are provided. There are units overlooking Lake Michigan.

The Gazebo Restaurant serves American breakfast, while Rafael's offers varied dishes for lunch and dinner. Congress Lounge is the ideal place to try a beer or a cocktail.

The property has a concierge desk and a 24-hour front desk. Use of the business center and laundry service are charged extra.

The property is a 10-minute walk from the Chicago Art Institute. By subway, it is 25 minutes from the Museum of Science and Industry and 30 minutes from Wrigley Field. Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour away by train.

Rooms in The Congress Plaza Hotel

Accessible Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiFree cable internet access
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Family Suite

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiFree cable internet access
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Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Lake View, Lakeside

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiFree cable internet access
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Lake View

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiFree cable internet access
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Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Lake View

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiFree cable internet access
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Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiFree cable internet access
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Queen Room, Interior View

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiFree cable internet access
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiFree cable internet access
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Reviews of The Congress Plaza Hotel

7.3
7.3 out of 10

Comfortable

everyone rating of The Congress Plaza Hotel. Based on 20 reviews

  • Services 7.1
  • Accommodation staff 7.7
  • Location 8.6
  • Cleanliness 8
  • Price/quality 6.9
  • Wi-Fi 7.6
Travelled with the family-
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Accommodation amenities

Advantages
  • Free Wi-Fi in common areas
  • Elevator
  • 24h front desk
More services
  • Concierge
  • Wedding service
  • Shops
  • Outdoor parking
  • Luggage storage with additional cost
  • Bellhop service
  • No pets allowed
  • Parking with additional cost
  • Laundry service with additional cost
Fun and leisure
  • Gym / Fitness center
Business
  • Business center
  • Cash machine / ATM
  • Meeting room
Gastronomy
  • Breakfast with additional cost
Accessibility
  • Access and facilities for people with reduced mobility

Accommodation conditions

Schedule
  • Check-in: from 15:00 to 05:00
  • Check-out: 12:00
Keep in mind

Additional fees to be paid upon check-in:

  • You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property: Deposit: USD 25.00 per night We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Hygiene and security

  • Reception glass window
  • Free hand sanitizer in common areas
  • Common areas cleaned with disinfectant

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Good to know

The staffs speaks

English

Distance to midtown

718m

Score

7.3

Nearby airport

7.3

Check in

15:00

Check out

12:00

FAQs about The Congress Plaza Hotel

Why choose The Congress Plaza Hotel

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