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Ivy Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed 5 November 2015

The location of the hotel is excellent. My travel partner and I walked to many local restaurants and shopping. The suites are large and very comfortable. The bathrom shower and tub is spa like to say the least! If I could make one suggestion it would be to ad dimmer functionality to the overhead bed lights. We will definitely be...

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christopher, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We always love hearing from our guests, and I am pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable time while staying with us. We designed our property in a way that complements our location in the city as we are an upscale boutique property just blocks away...

Reviewed 5 November 2015

Stayed at the Ivy recently--the location really cannot be beat. It's close to shopping, sights, transportation. The rooms are very pleasant, but the views aren't exactly great--we looked out over a construction site. Closet space is what I would call "minimal"! There was literally nowhere to store luggage! The "wet bar" takes up a big chunk of room space, which...

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Md758, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit while staying with us at the IVY Hotel during your downtown get away. A boutique experience can be great for those who are looking to add a change of pace to their leisure travel. While our hotel has...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2015

First time in Chicago. The Ivy Hotel was perfect for us. We could walk to everything we needed to. The rooms are a good size. Ours had a living room area just beyond the bedroom space. The bathroom had a separate bath/shower. Double sink. Very clean. The staff were pretty helpful. Plenty of food options nearby.

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TIpperGee13, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit while staying with us at the IVY Hotel. We are located only 1.5 blocks off of Michigan Avenue while our location puts us in the heart of the many restaurants, attractions, and nightlife that downtown Chicago has to...

Granger, Indiana
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Check-in was a breeze - got to check in early! The King Suite is VERY spacious and the bathroom nice and large - soaker tub was fabulous! The bed was extremely comfortable. Room service breakfast was delivered hot and on time and the food was DELICIOUS. Hotel staff very accommodating and kind. We can't wait to stay here again.

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We always love hearing from our guests, a lovely boutique experience is exactly what we wish to offer to our guests. Our King Suites are 675 square feet, which allows our guests to have plenty of room to relax and unwind. Our heavenly rain forest showers and deep...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We stayed for a couple nights at the Ivy for my husbands work trip. Was in the perfect location for Michigan avenue shopping! I really enjoyed the contemporary vibe, uplights and scent of the lobby. Service was good with doorman assisting with bags and calling us cabs and helpful concierge who offered us room upgrade and gave us gym passes...

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Dear Amy, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write a review for the IVY Hotel. We are conveniently located only 1.5 blocks East of Michigan Avenue in Central Streeterville placing us within walking distance to many of Downtown Chicago’s most important destinations. We are pleased that our boutique property was sufficient for your business and leisure...

Reviewed 29 October 2015

Located a block from golden mile, offers exellent services, great rooms and personnel. I enjoyed the visit a lot. We stayed as a group, for business purpouse and everyone left hotel very pleased. Highly recommend it to romantic tatures, who want to enjoy Chicago Downtown.

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eugen, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write a review for the IVY Hotel. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the IVY while visiting downtown Chicago. Our King Suites are always a guest favorite. They are 675 square feet, and include a separate seating and living area, rainfall shower, deep...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The hotel has a low quality nightclub vibe. The lighting in the lobby is bright purple and the music is pulsing. The lighting in the rooms is fluorescent. The rooms have no natural light. At all. If you are in the king suite, there is a dividing wall between you and the sitting area, which is where the window is....

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mpdm123, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We use all feedback as a way to see where we are succeeding, and also where we need to continue to improve at the Ivy. I am sorry that there were service elements that were out of balance during your stay with us. We do foster an approach...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

My 11 year old daughter and I stayed here for a mother/daughter weekend in the city for her Birthday. This hotel was ok, but I don't think we will return here when we come back to Chicago for this annual trip: 1. Their was no welcome when we arrived. We waited at the curb with our car for 10 min...

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GoPokes2, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We use all feedback as a way to see where we are succeeding, and also where we need to continue to improve at the Ivy. We are centrally located in Downtown Chicago which puts us in the heart of the many restaurants and attractions. Our studios do offer...

Edmond, Oklahoma
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We just spent three nights in this wonderful little Chicago hotel situated just a few blocks off of Michigan Avenue. It is within walking distance to everything in the downtown area. The hotel itself is very nice and modern, contemporary in design. We stayed in a king suite that was extremely nice. It had a sitting area separate from the...

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ksmimi55, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We appreciate your feedback, and we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Ivy. Our King Suites are 675 square feet, so there is plenty of room to relax and unwind after a long day of city exploration. Some of our mirror T.V’s have...

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 18 October 2015

we travel to Chicago twice a month, this time we stayed at this unique place, great location, great service, within walking distance to everything we needed, we love the Ivy hotel, its really cozy and comfortable

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Basia, Thank you for taking time to review the IVY Hotel. We are delighted to be your home away from home as you visit the city. Our property is one of a kind here and we are pleased to hear that we catered to your likes during your stay. Our personalized service and individualized approach helps set us apart...

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Sky Terrace at IVY Boutique Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chicago's newest four star boutique hotel located just steps away from the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Ave, Chicago beaches, Navy Pier, and the restaurants of Streeterville. Experience IVY a Hotel like no other... Look to the IVY as your luxury boutique hotel experience in Chicago... Elegant, sophisticated, stylish, incredibly comfortable and quiet, the IVY is everything you’re looking for. The IVY Hotel offers distinguished and discreet personalized service. You'll find its sleek modern decor refined and understated, complemented by works of fine art from local artists. Each room and suite has been custom designed with functionality in mind. Soaring 16 floors high and with 63 rooms mostly composed of suites with your comfort in mind. Amenities at the IVY positively define luxury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ivy Boutique Hotel

Address: 233 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-3214
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range: $214 - $533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ivy Boutique Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Chicago
#11 Business Hotel in Chicago
#45 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#53 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#70 Family Hotel in Chicago
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