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-foot room with courtyard 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
  • Eco friendly toiletries
  • Recycling Services
  • 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
  • Eco friendly toiletries
  • Recycling Services
  • 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
  • Eco friendly toiletries
  • Recycling Services
  • 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
  • Eco friendly toiletries
  • Recycling Services
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
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2 Double Beds

237-sq-foot room with city 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 - Portable bathtub seat, wheelchair accessible, accessible bathtub, grab bar in bathtub, hand-held showerhead, wheelchair-width doorways, and raised toilet seat

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
  • Eco friendly toiletries
  • Recycling Services
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
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1 Queen Bed

194-sq-foot room with city 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

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
  • Eco friendly toiletries
  • Recycling Services
  • 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 - Wheelchair-width doorways, wheelchair accessible, hand-held showerhead, portable bathtub seat, accessible bathtub, and grab bar in bathtub

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
  • Eco friendly toiletries
  • Recycling Services
  • Restaurant/dining guide
Standard Room, 1 King Bed
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1 King Bed

278-sq-foot room with city 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, grab bar in shower, accessible bathtub, wheelchair-width doorways, wheelchair accessible, raised toilet seat, portable bathtub seat, and roll-in shower

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
  • Eco friendly toiletries
  • Recycling Services
  • 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 to eat at 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.

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
COVID-19 - 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

UserJohnny
1/10
 
Very Poor
Pros: Location
Cons: rooms to small. And,the room look ran down like i was in a motel. The prices are to much to charge for these room to be look like this.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
8/10
 
Very Good
Pros: Perfect spot to see the outside Due to corvid everything was not available maids trash ect doorman Construction in the front also but over all it was a good stay
Cons: Yeah shops were closed
UserLindsey
8/10
 
Very Good
Cons: No
UserTatayana
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: The furniture and it’s set up
UserVerified Hotel Guest
7/10
 
Good
Pros: Beautiful hotel with lots of character. The staff was amazing.
Cons: The whole weekend was a big rap music event that was not disclosed prior to making the reservation. The hotel was quite noisy at times.
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
8/10
 
Very Good
Pros: The room was clean and it the hotel is in a great location.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: The location was perfect! Right near the action. The staff was really friendly and willing to answer my questions.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Staff cleanliness location to our visit
Cons: No
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.
UserDennis
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: Loved the location, the look, feel and history of the building.
Cons: That it was haunted lol
UserVerified Hotel Guest
3/10
 
Poor
Pros: Location. The lobby is amazing.
Cons: The hallways have peeling wallpaper and chunks of trim missing. The rooms haven't been updated in 30 years. The flat screen TV wasn't HD. At least it didn't smell weird.
UserJacqueline
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: The view were incredible, my grandson was in awe! He could see the festival at Grant Park and the boats on the lake! The room was very spacious, clean and beautiful! The check in clerk was awesome including the room service! I am now best Nana!
Cons: I Loved everything! A pool would be nice!
UserTami
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: Location close to the race I was running
Cons: A little dated, but was fine for purpose of my stay.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
4/10
 
Disappointing
Pros: Close to down town.
Cons: Bed bugs gave my kids rashes. The restaurant in the hotel was poorly run. (I feel bad for the employees there)
UserTim
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Employees where over the top, helpful Best in Chicago!!!
Cons: Nothing
UserJames
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Location and price
Cons: No not really, all was good
UserVerified Hotel Guest
5/10
 
Fair
Pros: location
Cons: front desk was rude...finally got a room on 3rd try, but NOT with the 2 beds I ordered on here. be careful when you order a room...if you put down 2 guests, you will get a single bed. what if you were with your brother????
UserGaver
8/10
 
Very Good
Pros: It was very comfortable clean and quiet. We loved the old age of the hotel.kind of a step back in time.
Cons: The electrical outlets in our room were very old and our charging plugs fit very loosely in them.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Very friendly staff, nice lobby area, loved the beds-slept the best I have at a hotel in years. Old hotel meant well insulated walls-nice quiet room. Clean rooms, looks like the rooms have been remodeled recently with tile, carpet,..
Cons: Furniture in the rooms was very cheap & not well designed. The rooms did not match the beautiful lobby area in style or class. Needed my Starbucks coffee-wish they served it in the lobby or cafe like Marriott does.
 
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 to eat at 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.

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
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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
Johnny
 
1/10
Very Poor
Pros: Location
Cons: rooms to small. And,the room look ran down like i was in a motel. The prices are to much to charge for these room to be look like this.
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Verified Hotel Guest
 
8/10
Very Good
Pros: Perfect spot to see the outside Due to corvid everything was not available maids trash ect doorman Construction in the front also but over all it was a good stay
Cons: Yeah shops were closed
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Lindsey
 
8/10
Very Good
Cons: No
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Tatayana
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: The furniture and it’s set up
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Verified Hotel Guest
 
7/10
Good
Pros: Beautiful hotel with lots of character. The staff was amazing.
Cons: The whole weekend was a big rap music event that was not disclosed prior to making the reservation. The hotel was quite noisy at times.
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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
 
8/10
Very Good
Pros: The room was clean and it the hotel is in a great location.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: The location was perfect! Right near the action. The staff was really friendly and willing to answer my questions.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Staff cleanliness location to our visit
Cons: No
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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
Dennis
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: Loved the location, the look, feel and history of the building.
Cons: That it was haunted lol
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
3/10
Poor
Pros: Location. The lobby is amazing.
Cons: The hallways have peeling wallpaper and chunks of trim missing. The rooms haven't been updated in 30 years. The flat screen TV wasn't HD. At least it didn't smell weird.
User
Jacqueline
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: The view were incredible, my grandson was in awe! He could see the festival at Grant Park and the boats on the lake! The room was very spacious, clean and beautiful! The check in clerk was awesome including the room service! I am now best Nana!
Cons: I Loved everything! A pool would be nice!
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Tami
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: Location close to the race I was running
Cons: A little dated, but was fine for purpose of my stay.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
4/10
Disappointing
Pros: Close to down town.
Cons: Bed bugs gave my kids rashes. The restaurant in the hotel was poorly run. (I feel bad for the employees there)
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Tim
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Employees where over the top, helpful Best in Chicago!!!
Cons: Nothing
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James
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Location and price
Cons: No not really, all was good
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
5/10
Fair
Pros: location
Cons: front desk was rude...finally got a room on 3rd try, but NOT with the 2 beds I ordered on here. be careful when you order a room...if you put down 2 guests, you will get a single bed. what if you were with your brother????
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Gaver
 
8/10
Very Good
Pros: It was very comfortable clean and quiet. We loved the old age of the hotel.kind of a step back in time.
Cons: The electrical outlets in our room were very old and our charging plugs fit very loosely in them.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Very friendly staff, nice lobby area, loved the beds-slept the best I have at a hotel in years. Old hotel meant well insulated walls-nice quiet room. Clean rooms, looks like the rooms have been remodeled recently with tile, carpet,..
Cons: Furniture in the rooms was very cheap & not well designed. The rooms did not match the beautiful lobby area in style or class. Needed my Starbucks coffee-wish they served it in the lobby or cafe like Marriott does.