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MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

4.0 of 5 166 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (Formerly Affinia Chicago)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed here as my youngest daughter had some testing to do at Lurie Children's and the stay was great. Not only are they located next to the hospital, but this was my daughter's first stay at a hotel. The concierge, Christopher, was very pleasant and even gave us an upgrade for the night being that it... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved our stay at the MileNorth. We pricelined the room, so it was the luck of the draw, but we were thrilled. Perfect location near the Miracle Mile. The room was sort of oddly laid out, long and narrow like a bowling alley, but beautifully furnished. The bathroom was painted a gorgeous metallic copper. Room had a great view and... More 

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London, Canada
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76 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the MileNorth for 3 nights over New Years. I agree with the many TA reviews that the location is perfect. So close to the magnificent mile and all it has to offer. The rooftop bar was also a treat. The rooms are spacious and having the fridge for leftovers is convenient. It was a little disappointing the front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel made my experience more enjoyable and the style and maintenance are impeupccable. This place is lovely indeed, and it's close to Art Institute off Chicago, trains, pubs, and very interesting neighborhoods! Overlooking beautiful architecture it's an A+ location.

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Sarah S, Manager at MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jeffrey T! Thank you so much for your great review. Our location is our best asset, and we are excited to hear you felt the same way. The team here at MileNorth is composed of individuals who have a passion for service. They create inspiring experiences for our guests every day! It sounds like you had a similar experience.... More 

Frankfort, Illinois, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place lived up to my high expectations. The service in all regards was friendly and efficient. The decor is pretty modern but not over the top. The rooms were clean and comfy but most of all quiet! The little restaurant downstairs had the best salad I've had in a while and their flatbread was great! Maybe a little pricey... More 

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Sarah S, Manager at MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Bill K, Thank you for visiting us in December! If the salad you're talking about is our Winter Greens Salad- you are in good company. That is one of our most popular dishes! In the winter, our guests love taking advantage of our phenomenal F&B options in the lobby restaurant. You don't even need to leave the building! Come... More 

Freeport, Illinois, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has nice decor and great service. My only complaint would be that the shower could have been cleaned a little better. There was some hair in the drain that wasn't mine. Great location and good pricing.

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Sarah S, Manager at MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Hi April, Thank you for staying with us earlier this month! We are glad you like the décor of the hotel. It is modern, but not stuffy or pretentious. We're sorry to hear about the shower. Our Housekeeping team takes great pride in what they do, but sometimes things are missed. Thank you for letting us know, and next time,... More 

Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely loved my room as it was nice and SPACIOUS. It was one of their suites. My view was not great, but I will take space over view any day. The room was clean and well kept. The staff was attentive and the location was great. I will definitely be a returning guest.

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Sarah S, Manager at MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Hi RenassianceWoman, Thank you for our review! Our rooms are truly huge compared to the market. Next time you're here, ask for a room overlooking Superior. If we have one available, we think you'll be impressed! Come back and see us soon! -Sarah More 

Cleveland, Ohio, Usa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Chicago every other year just for the shopping, museums, restaurants. First time at this hotel. We were very impressed with the service, décor, ambiance, rooms, etc... We have stayed at many of the "5 Star" hotels with the familiar names in the Mag mile area and I have to say that MileNorth is right up there with... More 

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Sarah S, Manager at MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Richard B, Wow!! What kind words you have shared. Thank you so much for the review. We are glad to hear you think our hotel is right up there with the 5 star hotels in the area. We are committed to providing a comfortable stay and phenomenal service. To us, that is all the guests are looking for. We... More 

Manhattan, Kansas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carpet was horribly dirty and worn. Had to switch rooms because the floor had nasty staining on the floor. Second room the carpet is also worn. Additionally there is what looks like the beginning Of mold above the shower and the paint is beginning to peel. Grout on the bathroom tile is supposed to be white, but it's black... Horrible.

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Sarah S, Manager at MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sandra W, Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear you weren't impressed with the physical condition of your room. For the amount of foot traffic we have at our busy hotel, our rooms are truly in great shape, but we are happy to report that we will be replacing all room and corridor carpet before the summer.... More 

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8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel on East Superior Street whilst visiting Chicago in May 2014, Michigan Avenue, the main shopping street is mere minutes away, and Lake Shore Park is not far away in the opposite direction. Quite a pleasant view of the nearby street. Rooms well appointed and comfortable beds, helpful staff.

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Sarah S, Manager at MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Stewed-Rat, Thank you for your review! All year, but especially in our warmer months, we serve as our guests' base camp for exploring the city. it sounds like you were able to take advantage of that last May! Please come see us again soon. Thanks! More 

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  • Very nice(20)
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  • Right next(11)
  • Junior suite(8)
  • Street noise(6)
  • Magnificent mile(4)
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Additional Information about MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Address: 166 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (Formerly Affinia Chicago)
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 215
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Also Known As:
Affinia Chicago Hotel Chicago
Chicago Affinia Hotel
Affinia Hotel Chicago
Hotel Style:
#24 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#31 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#39 Family Hotel in Chicago
#51 Business Hotel in Chicago

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