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    The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

    520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-1602
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          US$201
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          731 - 735 of 2,247 reviews

          Reviewed 29 July 2015

          The location is fantastic. A few blocks north is the Art Institute with the best collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The Chicago Architectual Foundation River Cruise is just a few more blocks north. The lobby of the hotel is kept up well and their...More

          1  Thank joel682
          Reviewed 29 July 2015

          Spacious, perhaps even elegantly spacious rooms. Big comfortable king sized beds. Prime location directly across from the Lake and Buckingham fountain with easy access to the Loop and nearby downtown university campuses. The lobby, restaurants and public areas are tired and dated. The rooms are...More

          1  Thank charlesblumenkamp
          Reviewed 29 July 2015

          The Congress has been around for a LONG time. No, it's not the latest and greatest and the furniture is a little worn but you are paying for the location--not the furnishings. Literally steps from Millennium and Grant Parks, just around the corner from shopping...More

          Thank whamma
          Reviewed 29 July 2015

          The Congress Plaza is a "grande dame" in many ways. If you need the most modern facilities, look elsewhere; but if you appreciate beautiful mosaic tiles, inlaid wood furniture that shows its age and possibly the best location in downtown Chicago, then give her a...More

          Thank Carol C
          Reviewed 29 July 2015

          This antique hotel has it all! Our spacious room had at least 10-ft ceilings with 3 9-ft windows which overlooked a rather uninteresting courtyard surrounded by the 14-story north, east, south and western wings and fire escapes of the hotel. Blackout curtains created a peaceful...More

          Thank Texas055
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          • US$118 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          Christine M
          Hi there, I'm just wondering if you had any trouble requesting this specific room (441)? My friend and I are trying to request it and the hotel staff said they dont assign rooms until the day of. We are requesting it on a Monday so I'm hoping that will increase our chances of getting it. Thanks! --Christine
          6 June 2017|
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          Response from congressplazahotel | Property representative |
          Good morning Christine, We usually don't take room requests when its a full house in the hotel. I blocked your room for this coming Monday, June 12, 2017 so no one else can take this room. Early check in is available at... More
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          Ysanne J
          What is your check in age policy?
          3 June 2017|
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          Response from congressplazahotel | Property representative |
          Good morning Ysanne, The age policy for checking in will be 18 years+ with a valid state ID.
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          Lexie S
          Hi! I booked this hotel for the weekend of Lollapalooza and was very excited based on its proximity to Grant Park and the good reviews. Unfortunately, after looking at reviews again I found that there are a many negative reviews on the old rooms and am disappointed that I cannot be guaranteed a clean, updated room like the ones that are advertised. Is there anything that I can do to make sure that I am in one of the newer rooms?
          28 May 2017|
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          Response from congressplazahotel | Property representative |
          Good morning Lexie, We can definitely make sure you have a newly renovated clean room for your stay here during lollapalooza. Feel free to call me at 312-427-3800 ext. 5071. I'll not be in the office Tuesday, May 30th so... More
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