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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This Hotel is only open since May of 2015, but had made it's mark. Staff is impeccable and the amenities all around a great. Restaurants, bars and great lobby add to the great mix. Will stay again! The location is 50% of the bargain!

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This review is for the hotel/rooms for a 3 night stay in August 2015. We were 2 couples, each with an infant (5 months and 9 months respectively). On paper, this hotel looks awesome. It has a great location and looks very artsy. We booked the hotel through booking.com and called ahead to ensure that they had cribs/playards for both... More 

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NW suburb Chicago Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Newly renovated the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel is a magical step into early 20th century. Service here is attentive and personal. Location on Michigan Avenue is premium! Cross the street to Millenium Park. Walk a block to the Art Institute. Restaurants are bountiful... Even a late night spot on street level "The Shake Shack" that had great frozen custard flavours!... More 

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Manistee, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So I finally write a review after three visits. I have stayed in a classic queen, classic king ,and a superior king. The classic rooms did not have a view other than the buildings surrounding the hotel, but with this historic building on Michigan avenue what would you expect. With that being said, the superior king lives up to it's... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the Game Room and exploring the other areas. It is like going back in time and enjoying the elegance of early 1900's. The people there are professional but warm. Food and Drinks are fabulous and served generously. Special thanks to Johnnie

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Morgan B, Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

Clark - thank you so much for your awesome review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed exploring the Hotel and really appreciate the shout out to Johnnie. We can't wait to have you back! Morgan Bailey Hotel Manager More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just to sing the praises of Johnnie, the concierge at the door extraordinaire. He helped me get where I was going with a smile and compliment, staying with me until I was safely ensconced in my car. Thank you!! We'll be back, just for your smile alone!

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Morgan B, Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your incredibly kind comments about Johnnie, "the door extraordinaire!" We love and appreciate receiving this kind of feedback and can't wait to have you back! Morgan Bailey Hotel Manager More 

Andorra
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121 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were pleasantly surprised by staff and vintage décor. We booked the hotel through Booking.com and asked for a balcony and a view. Our room was very cozy but… facing a wall (( Anyway, from the roof you have got spectacular view. Fabulous location convenient to restaurants, museums, theatres. My overall rating of the Hotel is excellent. If possible, the... More 

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Morgan B, Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! It's great to receive such an awesome review from a Level 6 Contributor with over 121 reviews! Thank you again for your comments, we will look into the wifi speed. Thank you again for rating the Hotel "excellent," we can't wait to have you back! Morgan Bailey Hotel Manager More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The moment I stepped foot into the Chicago Athletic Association, the great experience began. Kaye, who was manning the door, offered to hold my bags for a few hours until check-in. To my surprise, when I came back (And every other time I saw him during my 4 day stay), he remembered me by name. This kind of genuine service... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Go for the architecture and dining. Not so much for staying in the rooms. Cindy's is stunning, and a hot spot. Servers overwhelmed, but they are trying. Cherry Circle Room looks gorgeous. Shake Shack great, had a cheeseburger after walking around M park all day.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is a true Gem! The interiors are amazing and I love that they left so much of the existing elements intact. The Drawing Room was one of my favorite places to sit and have a cocktail. The hotel service was also great but I did find that the service level between the hotel and Cindy's didn't match. The... More 

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