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    The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

    520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-1602
    (312) 436-2261
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    2017-10-292017-10-30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    A dump-no sugar coating it. Smelly, sense of poor security, dingy, like they haven't upgraded in 30 years. Stay somewhere else. I was there last week for 5 days at an exorbitant rate. Front desk staff was surly. Housekeeping staff was the bright light-as if...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This is a very old, aesthetically pleasing hotel with lots of character and charm. It's conveniently located on Michigan Avenue and public transit is minutes away. The hotel is surrounded by everything Chicago has to offer - food, culture, shopping, etc. Prices are extremely reasonable...More

    Thank Chris L
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    On a family trip to Chicago to see the sights and catch a show, we wanted a hotel where we could park the car and walk everywhere. We decided on the Congress Plaza Hotel after much deliberation and we were pleased with our choice. The...More

    Thank Dmaerz
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    I stayed here for a conference for an entire week. The conference rate was over $200 which is much more than the average rate for the hotel. Other conference attendees stayed in much nicer hotels for the same price. Multiple evenings we had to call...More

    Thank blondeod
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    After reading all of the negative reviews we were very skeptical after booking this hotel. Don't be alarmed!! The hotel lobby is stunning, there is so much history and character in this hotel. Yes the rooms are older and a bit outdated but VERY clean...More

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    • Restaurant
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$89 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    Alejandra R
    17 October 2017|
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    Response from JimB941 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes - we had theater tickets sent to the hotel and they held them for us until we arrived 4 days later.
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    Corinne C
    11 August 2017|
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    Response from mdaby3 | Reviewed this property |
    Call them. 312-427-3800
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    Response from RockiesFan13 | Reviewed this property |
    The newly updated room we stayed in, was probably redone in the 1960s. Call the hotel directly and ask for the suite # and verify with them.
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