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Bogota, Colombia
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236 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

This club, has a hotel inside for members and business invites, the hotel is basic but good, the building has one of the most important art collection in US. Everything in the building is classic, furniture, walls. Is located close to the Magnificent Mile and the Millennium Park. Enjoy downtown Chicago!!!!

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Los Angeles
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55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

I really wanted to like the Union League Club; I really did. And while it excelled as a meeting venue, without some changes it’s unlikely I’d stay in their hotel again. Please forgive my long-winded explanation: As another reviewer noted, the hours of the entrances seem a bit restrictive and unnecessarily complicated. As Chicago is supposed to be a 24-hour... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice stay. Central location was a plus if you want to be downtown. Our rooms were not big, but the beds were big and very comfortable. The bathroom is a little small and the views aren't spectacular, but, what do you expect in downtown Chicago. The fitness center and spa were fabulous so don't miss those.... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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129 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

I've stayed at the Union League a number of times and gave it high marks. This time, however, was different. Too many lapses in attention to detail to ignore. First, the desk lamp did not work. Second, there were so many wires coming from the only nearby plug, I couldn't figure out whether the lamp plug was to blame or... More 

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Jared W, Manager at Union League Club, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear of your disappointment from your recent stay with us. We hold ourselves to much higher standards than what you've described. I hope you will not let this one unfortunate experience define the Club. Please reach out to me the next time you plan on visiting Chicago. Thank you for providing your feedback. Regards, Jared Wike... More 

Barnstable, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I stayed at the Union League club over the course of 4 days while traveling for business in The Loop. The hotel room I stayed in was clean and complimentary WiFi was also provided although it was extremely slow. I slept well since it was quiet when I was there, meaning there were no major events in the functional areas.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 9 December 2014

I changed hotels this year for the conference I attend, and chose the Union League Hotel, in part because I have reciprocal membership. I had an idea of what to expect: traditional decor and service, which was what I got. I didn't have a refrigerator in my room, and was provided one as soon as I asked, which was nice.... More 

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Jared W, Manager at Union League Club, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Please feel free to reach out to me the next time you're in the area so I can give you a tour of the full clubhouse. Thank you again, Jared Wike Director of Communications Union League Club of Chicago jwike@ulcc.org More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

totally satisfied with my visit. its a different kind of property, largely a club, with some rituals, but did a good job of welcoming hotel guests. nice old fashioned lap pool and could take exercise classes. comfortable quiet room on upper floor. xmas party atmosphere. nice lbirary. must be you cup of tea - not right for everyone.

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Jared W, Manager at Union League Club, responded to this review

Hi John, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. The next time you're thinking of visiting the area, please feel free to reach out to me. I'd love to show you some of the things you may not have experienced the last time you were here. Kind regards, Jared Wike Director of Communications Union League Club... More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Worst hotel experience ever. If you want to stay high on 2:30 am, this is the place. Otherwise if you want a good sleep, two words: stay away. Let's face it: it is an old place and it holds events. I can clearly hear every single talk in the hallway. That is why I was waken up by crazy people... More 

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Jared W, Manager at Union League Club, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at our club. Please feel free to contact me so we may discuss the issues you encountered. I'd like to talk it over with my team to ensure similar situations do not happen in the future. Thank you, Jared Wike Union League Club of Chicago Director of Communications jwike@ulcc.org More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Stuffy, staid, and stodgy. This is not to be compared to an upscale hotel. I used a reciprocity arrangement since I am a member at The Union League, Philadelphia. The Philadelphia club is ranked the #1 city club in the nation and far outshines the Chicago club in so many ways from accommodations, to atmosphere, to food, to service!

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Jared W, Manager at Union League Club, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at our Club. If you wouldn't mind, could you please email me the issues you experienced when staying at our Club? I'd like to address them to ensure we are not only meeting our members' and guests' expectations, but exceeding them. Thank you for taking the time to share... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

Thanks to age and intrigued, learning to seek out our country's great turn of the century clubs. And this one's a beauty. A great mixture of history, Americana and superior service. Can't wait to return and try others. Plus there's a one-of-a kind Guy Buffet painting of the main ballroom greets you at the registration desk. We love Guy's work.

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Jared W, Manager at Union League Club, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit of our Club and we'd love to have you back again in the near future. Please feel free to reach out to me the next time you're planning to come to town. I'd love to set up an art tour so you can view some... More 

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Additional Information about Union League Club

Address: 65 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Number of rooms: 182
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“May want suite for additional square footage.”
 of 5 bubbles Samiamiu, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rooms we saw seemed fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 824davef, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room on a high floor. I didn't hear any of the noise other people have talked about.”
 of 5 bubbles tdmac, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the newly renovated rooms without connecting space as TV and conversations/partying noise travels and is quite disturbing. If you object to using a service/ staging /delivery entrance when not attired to the dress code, you will feel like a 2nd class citizen being directed to the back door when wearing sneakers for touring, shorts after labor day, or jeans except on weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles ProWeddingGuest, 11 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you ask for a room w/o connecting doors to the neighbour rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles lyubol825, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
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