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Embassy Suites Hotel Chicago Downtown Lakefront

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel was very nice but the walls are too thin. Could hear conversations in the next room. Alittle pricey, but there is a hot breakfast and in the evening cocktails and snacks. Only about a ten minute walk to Navy pier.

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Sacramento, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't go wrong with the included manager's reception each night and the cooked to order breakfast each morning. The rooms are spacious and the lobby area is beautiful. Lots of great restaurants in the area and a close walk to Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue. Not terribly close to the "L" but still walkable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is great but several problems with the room. Refridge did not work, problem was it took 5 days and 4 face to face talks with front desk to get anyone to look at it. When they did they pointed out that the microwave was not safe to use. My 2 week stay amounted to trying for almost half of... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has been updated and has a nice, modern feeling to it. The layout is typical Embassy Suites with the center courtyard and rooms around it. The rooms were nicely updated with the typical layout- separate bedroom, bath between the living and bedroom. Comfortable beds with decent pillows (not always the case with Hiltons!). We ordered a snack mid... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

house keeping the worst and then put something in my toilet to make it over flow took three calls to clean bathroom and another two to get someone to clean up. and the internet is terrible. I asked for assistance and was not given any I will not go back to this expensive location again

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Metropolis, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

in town on business and stayed here for convenience. Glad I did. Close to my meetings. The staff was super friendly and very professional. Good dining close by and and the staff made good suggestions on where to eat. Wonderful accommodations. I will be back.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 10 days in Emabassy Suites in October as i visited Chicago for the Marathon and i have to say it was a wonderful experience. The room was really spacious, clean providing all the necessary equipment for a comfortable stay. The stuff was really polite, friendly and willing to help us in every way (they helped us print our... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had the pleasure of staying several nights at this hotel. The reason for my trip was to attend an annual industry Summit. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and complete professionals who went out of their way to be accommodating. The business room we used as well as the AV staff were top notch. The food served at breakfast,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pros: 1. Comfortable suite style accommodation with a generously sized bathroom. 2. Relatively convenient location - brisk 10 minute walk to the Red line and 3 blocks from Michigan Avenue. 3. "Cook to order" omelet at complimentary breakfast. The cons: 1. Check-in time is 4pm, which we knew in advance. We arrived at 1:30pm and were told the "system... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Embassy Suites for a week at the end of September. I was on my own so a central location and a quiet, comfortable room were the priorities. The hotel delivered on all of the above. This was not the most luxurious place I have ever stayed, however for value for money it was excellent. The suite... More

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  • Navy pier(63)
  • Great location(22)
  • Very nice(21)
  • Free breakfast(20)
  • Long lines(18)
  • Michigan avenue(12)
  • Magnificent mile(7)
  • Evening reception(6)
  • Happy Hour(6)
  • Grocery store(5)

Additional Information about Embassy Suites Hotel Chicago Downtown Lakefront

Address: 511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites Hotel Chicago Downtown Lakefront 3.5*
Number of rooms: 455
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Embassy Downtown Lakefront Suites
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