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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 3 nights 4 days, I upgraded our room to include Wi-Fi, free snacks and a lakeside room. At $416.00 a night, the Wi-Fi never worked and we were on the 15th floor! The pool was closed for repairs, one of the reason we chosen to stay here with the kids. Had to call downstairs several times to... More

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Baxter, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently returned from a long weekend in Chicago. The Embassy Suites is what we were expecting. Just a couple blocks from Michigan Avenue and several blocks from Navy Pier, the hotel offers a great location. Breakfast each morning was fantastic! There was a huge variety of hot and cold items, but please do me a favor...If you have one of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dinah Adibu does a great great job at the front desk. Also the reception and breakfast are great value add for the cost of the room in a expensive scity like Chicago. Location is also great. Recommended for business and pleasure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was within walking distance to Navy Pier. Also incredibly close to the bus stops that allowed us to travel around the entire city. The staff was very accommodating at both the nightly reception and the daily breakfast. They were attentive to the job at hand and items remained full and cleanly. This may seem trivial, but we never... More

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Dallas, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in the height of tourist season for a five days. It was extremely crowded so yes, there is a wait for the elevators and the complimentary breakfast. We appreciate the guest laundry that's available on several floors as it enables us to do carry on luggage. This Embassy Suites very close to the lake/beach, Navy Pier, Michigan... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed here for the Chicago Air and Water Show. Convenient location, which is easy to get to with good ballet service for your car as parking in downtown Chicago is always a challenge. Rooms were clean and hotel personnel were helpful and friendly. The cook-to-order breakfast was great and the accommodated a gluten free diet easily. A great... More

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Athens, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited this fabulous city of Chicago and stayed at this wonderful Embassy Suites for anniversary August 11-15, 2014. Can't beat the location which is close to Navy Pier, NBC Studios, Michigan Ave, Millennium Park and all in walking distance. Breakfast is complimentary with many choices and something for everyone. The breakfast hostess, Shirley, was extremely nice and helpful. She always... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is located in a great spot. Close to shopping, Navy Pier and many restaurants. The staff that checks you in wasn't overly friendly. The concierge, bellman and bar staff were all great! This hotel is very pricey!! The rooms were average, rooms on both sides of us had people fighting/yelling during the night and morning. We could hear... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for close to week and enjoyed the location very much. It is close to Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile, restaurants, and much more. The breakfast was great but you have to get there early or you will wait a long time. The managers special in the evening is also popular we went only one evening but you get... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel for its proximity to attractions we wanted to see. We flew into Midway and did not rent a car. We stayed in one of the Premium corner king suites on the 17th floor. Very quiet and comfortable for us and our 2 teen-aged sons. We've stayed at several other Embassy Suites before and realize we won't... More

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  • Navy pier(63)
  • Great location(22)
  • Very nice(21)
  • Free breakfast(20)
  • Long lines(18)
  • Michigan avenue(12)
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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*
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Embassy Suites Chicago
Embassy Downtown Lakefront Suites
Chicago Embassy Suites

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The Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown/Lakefront hotel is located just 2 blocks from Chicago's Navy Pier and the Magnificent Mile Michigan Ave Shopping! This downtown Chicago hotel is within walking distance to many Chicago attractions such as Millennium Park, Water Tower Place and the Hancock Observatory. Our location and amenities make the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown/Lakefront an ideal choice for the business or leisure traveler! Guests of the hotel stay in a upscale spacious two-room suite complete with a refrigerator, microwave oven and flexible work/dining space. ... more   less 
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