Congress Plaza Hotel

  • 520 South Michigan Avenue , Chicago, Illinois 60605
  • 520 South Michigan Avenue , Chicago, Illinois - 60605
  • 855-516-1090
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1 King Bed and 2 Double Beds

538 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

In Room Entertainment - Premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and room service

Bed Type and Features - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Hand-held showerhead

Eco-friendly - Eco-friendly toiletries and recycling bin

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

Amenities and Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Adjoining-Connecting rooms available
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Hypoallergenic bedding available
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Room Linens provided
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Desk
  • Bathtub - Deep soaking
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Refrigerator - Extra Charge
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Lakeside
Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Lakeside
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1 King Bed

538-sq-foot room with lake views


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

In Room Entertainment - Premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and room service

Bed Type and Features - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Hand-held showerhead

Eco-friendly - Eco-friendly toiletries and recycling bin

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

Amenities and Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Adjoining-Connecting rooms available
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Hypoallergenic bedding available
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Room Linens provided
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Desk
  • Bathtub - Deep soaking
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Refrigerator - Extra Charge
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Lake View
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Lake View
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1 King Bed

251-sq-foot room with lake views


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

In Room Entertainment - Premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and room service

Bed Type and Features - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Hand-held showerhead

Eco-friendly - Eco-friendly toiletries and recycling bin

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

Amenities and Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Adjoining-Connecting rooms available
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Hypoallergenic bedding available
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Room Linens provided
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Desk
  • Bathtub - Deep soaking
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Refrigerator - Extra Charge
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Lake View
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Lake View
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2 Double Beds

251-sq-foot room with lake views


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

In Room Entertainment - Premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and room service

Bed Type and Features - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Roll-in shower and hand-held showerhead

Eco-friendly - Eco-friendly toiletries and recycling bin

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

Amenities and Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Adjoining-Connecting rooms available
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Hypoallergenic bedding available
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Room Linens provided
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Desk
  • Bathtub - Deep soaking
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Refrigerator - Extra Charge
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
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2 Double Beds

237 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

In Room Entertainment - Premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and room service

Bed Type and Features - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Grab bar in shower, wheelchair-width doorways, portable bathtub seat, raised toilet seat, hand-held showerhead, accessible bathtub, and wheelchair accessible

Eco-friendly - Eco-friendly toiletries and recycling bin

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

Amenities and Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Adjoining-Connecting rooms available
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Hypoallergenic bedding available
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Room Linens provided
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Desk
  • Bathtub - Deep soaking
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Refrigerator - Extra Charge
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
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1 Queen Bed

194 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

In Room Entertainment - Premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and room service

Bed Type and Features - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Hand-held showerhead

Eco-friendly - Eco-friendly toiletries and recycling bin

Smoking And Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

Amenities and Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Adjoining-Connecting rooms available
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Smoking And Non Smoking
  • Hypoallergenic bedding available
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Room Linens provided
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Desk
  • Bathtub - Deep soaking
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Refrigerator - Extra Charge
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible
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2 Double Beds

251 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

In Room Entertainment - Premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and room service

Bed Type and Features - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Accessible bathtub, portable bathtub seat, grab bar in bathtub, wheelchair-width doorways, hand-held showerhead, and wheelchair accessible

Eco-friendly - Eco-friendly toiletries and recycling bin

Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

Amenities and Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Adjoining-Connecting rooms available
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Hypoallergenic bedding available
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Room Linens provided
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • No rollaway/extra beds
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Complimentary wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Desk
  • Bathtub - Deep soaking
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Refrigerator - Extra Charge
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 1 King Bed
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1 King Bed

278 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

In Room Entertainment - Premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and room service

Bed Type and Features - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Portable bathtub seat, wheelchair-width doorways, grab bar near toilet, raised toilet seat, accessible bathtub, roll-in shower, hand-held showerhead, and wheelchair accessible

Eco-friendly - Eco-friendly toiletries and recycling bin

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

Amenities and Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Adjoining-Connecting rooms available
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Hypoallergenic bedding available
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Room Linens provided
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Desk
  • Bathtub - Deep soaking
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Refrigerator - Extra Charge
  • Restaurant/dining guide
 

About The Hotel

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About Congress Plaza Hotel Hotel

Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

With a stay at Congress Plaza Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Columbia College Chicago and Museum of Contemporary Photography. This hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Auditorium Building and Theatre and 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Fine Arts Building.

Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional features at this hotel include gift shops/newsstands, wedding services, and a banquet hall.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 50000 square feet (4645 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

Grab a bite at Tavern Tap, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are served on weekends from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Renovations

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 870 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pet Policy for Congress Plaza Hotel
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Congress Plaza Hotel, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Congress Plaza Hotel are listed below.

Pets not allowed
Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
Service animals are allowed

Additional Hotel Details
gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Social distancing measures are in place
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
Staff wears personal protective equipment
Essential Workers Only - NO

Congress Plaza Hotel

Good to Know: Congress Plaza Hotel

  • Congress Plaza Hotel is a historic hotel located in Michigan Avenue
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel features beautiful views of the city and lake
  • Every room in the Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention Center is equipped with a spacious bathroom, flat-screen TV, coffee maker, and ironing facilities. 
  • Must-see attractions like Art Institute of Chicago, Magnificent Mile, and Buckingham Fountain are only within walking distance from Congress Plaza Chicago
  • Kid-friendly buffet is available in the Congress Hotel
  • Guests can enjoy the on-site mini market in the Congress Plaza

The Congress Plaza Hotel Useful Findings:

The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center offers a variety of facilities such as fitness gym, business center, and salon that guests can enjoy during the time of stay. The location of Congress Hotel Michigan Ave gives the guests easy access to the city’s most beautiful retail stores and city attractions. Private parking is available in Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center with a fee of 49 USD per day. Before leaving, guests can shop souvenirs from Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago on-site shops.


Congress Plaza Hotel Hotel Amenities


Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible - may have limitations
  • Wheelchair Accessible bathroom
  • In room accessibility
Breakfast Services
  • Breakfast available - Extra Charge
Business, Conference & Meetings
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business center on site
  • Meeting Room Facilities
  • Conference space size : meters -
  • Conference space size : feet -
  • Banquet hall on site
  • Wedding & banquet services
Fitness Services
  • GYM - Fitness facilities
General Amenities
  • Hotel Restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
General Amenities
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
General Amenities
  • Elevator & lift on property
  • Dry cleaning & laundry service
Internet
  • Free internet
  • Wired Internet access - Free
Lobby Level Services
  • Express check in
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Bellhop & Porter service
  • Express check out
Lobby Level Services
  • Safe deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage facilities
  • Concierge service
Parking Services
  • Self parking - Extra Charge
  • Valet parking - Extra Charge
Property Features
  • Smoke free property
  • Roll in shower
  • Multilingual staff
Restaurants & Bars
  • Number of bars & lounges -
  • Café or Coffee shop
  • Number of restaurants -
Shopping
  • Gift shops or news stand
  • Shopping on site
 
 

Hotel Location

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Nearest airport and around Congress Plaza Hotel - Chicago, Illinois Hotel

 
 

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Roosevelt University - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Columbia College Chicago - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Grant Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Museum of Contemporary Photography - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Auditorium Building and Theatre - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Fine Arts Building - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
State Street - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Buckingham Fountain - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Harold Washington Library Center - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Symphony Center - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Art Institute of Chicago - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Millennium Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Michigan Avenue - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Chicago Cultural Center - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Cloud Gate - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 31.2 km / 19.4 mi
Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) - 19.3 km / 12 mi
Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 38.1 km / 23.7 mi

The preferred airport for Congress Plaza Hotel is O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD).

 
 

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Helpful Info & FAQs

What is the check-in policy?

The checking times for Congress Plaza Hotel are between 3:00 PM and 5:00 AM. The minimum age to check-in is 18.

What is the check-out time?

This Congress Plaza Hotel's check-out time is 12:00 PM.

What brand is Congress Plaza Hotel?

Congress Plaza Hotel is an independent hotel.

What is the street address for Congress Plaza Hotel?

The address for Congress Plaza Hotel is 520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605

What is the price for tonight?

Based on recent averages, the price for tonight can start at 155.

What is the nightly room rate for this weekend?

Based on recent averages, the room rate for this weekend can be as low as 155 per night.

When was the Congress Plaza Hotel built?

The Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago was built in 1893.

How many guest rooms are at Congress Plaza Hotel?

The Congress Plaza Hotel has a total of 870 guest rooms.

How many floors does the Congress Plaza Hotel have?

This Chicago hotel has 14 floors. The hotel has 3 building/tower.

What is the hotel theme?

Travelers find this hotel Good for Business Travelers, Conveniently near shopping options.

Recommended landmarks, attractions or things to do around CONGRESS PLAZA HOTEL?

CONGRESS PLAZA HOTEL is within minutes from Roosevelt University - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi , Columbia College Chicago - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi and Grant Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi

Which the best airport near CONGRESS PLAZA HOTEL?

The preferred airport for Congress Plaza Hotel is O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). The airport is conveniently located when visiting this Chicago hotel.

 
 

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Congress Plaza Hotel Reviews Summary

UserJames
5/10
 
Fair
Cons: Heating and cooling system out dated
UserVerified Hotel Guest
7/10
 
Good
Pros: The location
UserYadira
1/10
 
Very Poor
Pros: Location
Cons: Everything, the bathroom door wouldn’t close, then front person tried to give me a double bed, everything was so outdated and I swear I felt like I was in the hood. I had a better chance of staying at holiday inn .
UserJeremy
5/10
 
Fair
Pros: The location
Cons: The door handles were coming off. The floor was dirty
UserMarcus
1/10
 
Very Poor
Pros: Horrible location 😡😡
UserAdrian
6/10
 
Pleasant
Pros: Nice bed
Cons: No fridge food was expensive and horrible
UserLindsey
8/10
 
Very Good
Cons: No
UserTatayana
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: The furniture and it’s set up
UserJohn
6/10
 
Pleasant
Pros: Location
Cons: Out dated
UserCaroline
7/10
 
Good
Pros: The staff were very friendly and the building is gorgeous
Cons: The bed was so firm it was like sleeping on a sleeping bag on the ground, and only had 2 regular size pillows for a king size bed.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
4/10
 
Disappointing
Pros: Room
Cons: Check-in took 30 minutes. The bar required ordering at the bar, which was no issue. I waited in line 30 minutes and bar tenders served all newcomers at bar instead of us in line. I will never stay here again.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
3/10
 
Poor
Pros: The view. Second, the bed was good. Third, the bathroom was clean.
Cons: No thermostat in room. Had to leave windows open in sub zero weather, it was so hot. Also, smoky with an ashtray in a supposed non smoking room. Very loud with sirens and police outside, bullhorns heard from 12th floor.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Location is wonderful. Cozy room.
Cons: Bed was a little stiff, but fine.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
8/10
 
Very Good
Pros: Nice older historic hotel with a great view of grant park and Lake Michigan
Cons: Doors and hallways to rooms looks as though they needed painted
UserVerified Hotel Guest
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: Staff very professional & accommodating; room spacious with character
Cons: Can use a better carpet
UserVerified Hotel Guest
5/10
 
Fair
Pros: It was close to my location of destination
Cons: Old & smelly, nothing was up to date
UserVerified Hotel Guest
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: comfortable stay. they put us in a room near our group.
Cons: Light was out in the hallway and when we arrived it was insanely hot in the room.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
4/10
 
Disappointing
Pros: The location on Michigan Avenue iIn downtown Chicago s perfect. I enjoyed the historical nature of this hotel.
Cons: The hotel needs major remodeling and tender, loving care to bring it back to life. It should be remodeled.
UserDouglas
6/10
 
Pleasant
Pros: Fantastic location for tourists who want to walk and see the sights of Chicago. Staff members were friendly.
Cons: It is an old historic hotel that needs a bit of updating but it is ok.
UserDennis
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: Loved the location, the look, feel and history of the building.
Cons: That it was haunted lol
 
Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

With a stay at Congress Plaza Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Columbia College Chicago and Museum of Contemporary Photography. This hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Auditorium Building and Theatre and 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Fine Arts Building.

Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional features at this hotel include gift shops/newsstands, wedding services, and a banquet hall.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 50000 square feet (4645 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

Grab a bite at Tavern Tap, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are served on weekends from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Renovations

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 870 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pet Policy for Congress Plaza Hotel
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Congress Plaza Hotel, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Congress Plaza Hotel are listed below.

Pets not allowed
Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
Service animals are allowed

Additional Hotel Details
gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Social distancing measures are in place
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
Staff wears personal protective equipment
Essential Workers Only - NO

Congress Plaza Hotel


Good to Know: Congress Plaza Hotel

  • Congress Plaza Hotel is a historic hotel located in Michigan Avenue
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel features beautiful views of the city and lake
  • Every room in the Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention Center is equipped with a spacious bathroom, flat-screen TV, coffee maker, and ironing facilities. 
  • Must-see attractions like Art Institute of Chicago, Magnificent Mile, and Buckingham Fountain are only within walking distance from Congress Plaza Chicago
  • Kid-friendly buffet is available in the Congress Hotel
  • Guests can enjoy the on-site mini market in the Congress Plaza

The Congress Plaza Hotel Useful Findings:

The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center offers a variety of facilities such as fitness gym, business center, and salon that guests can enjoy during the time of stay. The location of Congress Hotel Michigan Ave gives the guests easy access to the city’s most beautiful retail stores and city attractions. Private parking is available in Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center with a fee of 49 USD per day. Before leaving, guests can shop souvenirs from Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago on-site shops.


Congress Plaza Hotel Hotel Amenities

Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible - may have limitations
  • Wheelchair Accessible bathroom
  • In room accessibility
Breakfast Services
  • Breakfast available - Extra Charge
Business, Conference & Meetings
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business center on site
  • Meeting Room Facilities
  • Conference space size : meters -
  • Conference space size : feet -
  • Banquet hall on site
  • Wedding & banquet services
Fitness Services
  • GYM - Fitness facilities
General Amenities
  • Hotel Restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
General Amenities
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
General Amenities
  • Elevator & lift on property
  • Dry cleaning & laundry service
Internet
  • Free internet
  • Wired Internet access - Free
Lobby Level Services
  • Express check in
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Bellhop & Porter service
  • Express check out
Lobby Level Services
  • Safe deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage facilities
  • Concierge service
Parking Services
  • Self parking - Extra Charge
  • Valet parking - Extra Charge
Property Features
  • Smoke free property
  • Roll in shower
  • Multilingual staff
Restaurants & Bars
  • Number of bars & lounges -
  • Café or Coffee shop
  • Number of restaurants -
Shopping
  • Gift shops or news stand
  • Shopping on site

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Roosevelt University - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Columbia College Chicago - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Grant Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Museum of Contemporary Photography - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Auditorium Building and Theatre - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Fine Arts Building - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
State Street - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Buckingham Fountain - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Harold Washington Library Center - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Symphony Center - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Art Institute of Chicago - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Millennium Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Michigan Avenue - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Chicago Cultural Center - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Cloud Gate - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 31.2 km / 19.4 mi
Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) - 19.3 km / 12 mi
Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 38.1 km / 23.7 mi

The preferred airport for Congress Plaza Hotel is O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD).

User
James
 
5/10
Fair
Cons: Heating and cooling system out dated
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
7/10
Good
Pros: The location
User
Yadira
 
1/10
Very Poor
Pros: Location
Cons: Everything, the bathroom door wouldn’t close, then front person tried to give me a double bed, everything was so outdated and I swear I felt like I was in the hood. I had a better chance of staying at holiday inn .
User
Jeremy
 
5/10
Fair
Pros: The location
Cons: The door handles were coming off. The floor was dirty
User
Marcus
 
1/10
Very Poor
Pros: Horrible location 😡😡
User
Adrian
 
6/10
Pleasant
Pros: Nice bed
Cons: No fridge food was expensive and horrible
User
Lindsey
 
8/10
Very Good
Cons: No
User
Tatayana
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: The furniture and it’s set up
User
John
 
6/10
Pleasant
Pros: Location
Cons: Out dated
User
Caroline
 
7/10
Good
Pros: The staff were very friendly and the building is gorgeous
Cons: The bed was so firm it was like sleeping on a sleeping bag on the ground, and only had 2 regular size pillows for a king size bed.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
4/10
Disappointing
Pros: Room
Cons: Check-in took 30 minutes. The bar required ordering at the bar, which was no issue. I waited in line 30 minutes and bar tenders served all newcomers at bar instead of us in line. I will never stay here again.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
3/10
Poor
Pros: The view. Second, the bed was good. Third, the bathroom was clean.
Cons: No thermostat in room. Had to leave windows open in sub zero weather, it was so hot. Also, smoky with an ashtray in a supposed non smoking room. Very loud with sirens and police outside, bullhorns heard from 12th floor.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Location is wonderful. Cozy room.
Cons: Bed was a little stiff, but fine.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
8/10
Very Good
Pros: Nice older historic hotel with a great view of grant park and Lake Michigan
Cons: Doors and hallways to rooms looks as though they needed painted
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: Staff very professional & accommodating; room spacious with character
Cons: Can use a better carpet
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
5/10
Fair
Pros: It was close to my location of destination
Cons: Old & smelly, nothing was up to date
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: comfortable stay. they put us in a room near our group.
Cons: Light was out in the hallway and when we arrived it was insanely hot in the room.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
4/10
Disappointing
Pros: The location on Michigan Avenue iIn downtown Chicago s perfect. I enjoyed the historical nature of this hotel.
Cons: The hotel needs major remodeling and tender, loving care to bring it back to life. It should be remodeled.
User
Douglas
 
6/10
Pleasant
Pros: Fantastic location for tourists who want to walk and see the sights of Chicago. Staff members were friendly.
Cons: It is an old historic hotel that needs a bit of updating but it is ok.
User
Dennis
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: Loved the location, the look, feel and history of the building.
Cons: That it was haunted lol