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Address: 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone Number: 847-692-2220
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I had a three-day convention there in July 2015; it was clean and the staff were friendly and able to give directions. The restrooms were clean, and there were plenty of them... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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suffield
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We stopped for breakfast one morning because it was across from our hotel. There was one person at cash register and she had to ring for someone to cook for us. That took 5 mins then they were out of pancakes french toast english muffins orange juice.v we ordered and he got both of our orders wrong. Im not sure... More 

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I had a three-day convention there in July 2015; it was clean and the staff were friendly and able to give directions. The restrooms were clean, and there were plenty of them. It is a convention site- the decor was minimal and all the carpeting and walls looked the same...however, there were not enough garbage cans! We had water stations... More 

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Laguna Hills, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very pleasant and sophisticated convention building. The overpass bridge to all great hotels is a plus.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This convention center is just HUGE!! I would go here 4 times a year and have a vendor booth for the jewelry show. Without using your car, you can find a place to eat and a Hotel. Very Convenient!!

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Glenview, Illinois, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As with most convention centers it was so,so. But, the real fly-in-the-ointment was parking costs. This is ridiculously high for suburban parking $13+

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Toluca, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

For the past 4 years, I have taken my son to the annual Anime Convention that is held here. The crew who does all of the scheduling and set-up do a fantastic job.

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Rockford, Illinois, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I liked the size of the convention hall, and the number of restrooms available. One negative was how long of a walk it was from the room to the convention hall.

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CUDAHY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I visit twice per year for the Gem Show. Convenient and they have a shuttle to the parking garage. Nice.

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Lemont, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This venue is very popular with a huge variety of events. I attend it regularly throughout the year. It is in a very busy area. They have garage parking for all of the area, $13, and you have to walk a ways undercover, though, and they do have a shuttle bus, if you want to wait. There is a metro... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The convention was set up alright but the entire place did not have much appeal and it was really hot!

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Address: 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone Number: 847-692-2220
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rosemont

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