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Hotel Burnham - a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 1 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything was fantastic! Delicious food in the hotel restaurant, polite staff and clean rooms. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Great suggestions on local sites. I will stay here next time I am in Chicago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have stayed at the Burnham several times in that past five or six years. As such, we were surprised and delighted that the staff recognizes us and remembers details about our travels and visits. The staff has truly made a second home for us in Chicago. The staff has routinely provided us with excellent restaurant recommendations... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To stay in the Burnham&Root/Atwood designed 'Reliance' building of 1895 is a special treat indeed, not only for history and/or architecture aficionados. Ask for the upper floors where the hallways still show the original designs and materials of the original building. The rooms are small, yet very well appointed and tastefully designed. Only complaint is the noise generated by the... More 

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Winfield, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hotel in one of the most beautiful buildings in Chicago, right in the center of things. My fiance and were quite excited to book a room there for New Years Eve. Upon check in, I was surprised, however, at the construction zone where the restaurant should be. There was no notice of this when I booked... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently located 2 blocks from the L and right on State St., this classic old hotel is a lovely and romantic place to stay. We were on the 7th floor (one of the 'historic" floors) and the view was wonderful. The beds were very comfortable, and the heating was quiet, unlike many hotels. The restaurant is undergoing renovation, but there... More 

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Lewiston, ID
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled to Chicago to celebrate his 50th birthday. I chose Hotel Burnham first for it's location and second for the building/architecture. Yes, the restaurant is currently under construction, but for us it was no trouble at all. The beauty of this restored building and the amazing staff made up for anything that might have been lacking.... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whole their ground floor is a construction site. You go in from a side-door where one person is standing behind a small podium. So, for any dinner, you have to leave the hotel and go looking for a place. It gets very cold and windy in Chicago at night. For breakfast, same thing. You have to get up earlier than... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice comfortable boutique hotel. Our room was small, but nicely decorated and set up conveniently. There was a multi-plug outlet on the desk, right where you need it. Don't know why more hotels don't do this. We were on a lower floor and we could hear street noise. But the location is great and I was able to walk to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

On a recent trip to Chicago we stayed at Hotel Burnham. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Darnell at the front desk made our visit very special by giving us a room with an amazing view. The location is perfect for shopping and dining. Excellent location, beautiful, historic hotel. I highly recommend to anyone visiting Chicago. We will be... More 

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Midland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

A very nice boutique hotel in the loop near the lake. It has 15 stories at about 10 rooms per floor, so if there are 300 people there, it will be crowded. At this time, they are renovating the lobby, bar and cafe, so I can't comment of the food, but they offer a 20% discount until March. Valet parking... More 

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Address: 1 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > The Loop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Burnham - a Kimpton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Hotel Burnham Kimpton
Hotel Burnham Chicago
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#4 Green Hotel in Chicago
#6 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#9 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#13 Family Hotel in Chicago
#14 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#18 Business Hotel in Chicago

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