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Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

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12 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms were small but nice. They definitely want you to spend more money...the mini fridge was so packed I had to move things out to make room for my own drinks. But the thing that bothered me the most was after we returned home I found an additional charge for $137. I called and was told it was for... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here one night with my husband and 4 year-old. The room was a little tight for the 3 of us and a stroller, but it was perfectly fine for one night. Amazing location right across the street from Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, and not too far of a walk to the Magnificent Mile. The lobby had an... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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128 reviews 128 reviews
9 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the tiled mosaic entryway and second story check-in, to the rooftop "Cindy's" bar, this is a unique and fun place to visit. The elevator walls are skinned with the flooring form the original playing courts, with great patina from the many years of wear that they supported. My room featured 2 comfy beds, a nicely tiled bathroom, upgrade toiletries,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have not stayed in the hotel, but have dined and had drinks. Both are wonderful. Drinks at Cindy's is a must while looking down at Millenium and Maggie Daley Parks as well as the fabulous lakefront. Lunch at Cherry Circle was wonderful. This is a beautifully renovated boutique hotel that was restored to it's 1893 origins.The staff is very... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is so great. My room was pretty small, but it didn't matter because everything was beautiful and worked well. It's built with all the original wood and details, but upgraded in the right spots, like outlets where you need them. The sheets were beautifully soft and did not feel like most hotels that have overbleached their sheets for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at CAA at the end of May, first time to Chicago. It was perfect to be right across the street from Millennium park, I could walk right out of the hotel and run right on Lake Michigan. I was on business while traveling, it was a perfect location to run out and grab a bite to eat, or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An old 'gentlemans' club, the foyer is amazing and pretty cool insight into how others used to live. Staff are very engaged and helpful. Rooms are a little disappointing. I has a 'classic Kong's and it was very small, and has no tea/coffee facilities (i have never seen that before). The rooms seem to follow this lighting trend of dull... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This will now be my go to hotel in Chicago. The service is fantastic, the decor is awesome. Right across from Millennium park. Access to the red and blue lines is very close! Lots of great restaurants around. Parking across the street at Millennium park for $39 over might. Great outlets in the hotel, Cindy's on the roof top has... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The decor in this newly renovated historic property is stunning, the staff helpful and polite. We ate at the Shake Shack a couple of times and it was delicious. The service in the drawing room/lobby area was great as well - I enjoyed some great hot tea by the fire in the evening. The room had so many little touches... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel recently went through an extensive renovation and the end result is stunning! It's situated on the famous Michigan Ave in downtown Chicago and enjoys gorgeous and unobstructed views of Lake Michigan and Millenium Park. I had the pleasure of dining in a private hall facing Michigan Ave. The room was gorgeously appointed with large windows and original moldings.... More 

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