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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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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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High Point NC, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Central location makes it easy to walk to the Navy Pier, and a lot of resturants. Close to Michigan Ave. for shopping. I like the area because of the closeness of the river. Timothy O"Tooles and Volare are 2 good restaurants to visit, along with the Bellweather in the hotel complex.

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Carmel IN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for the Big Shoulders swim in Lake Michigan. The location to Ohio Street Beach can't be beat (or Navy Pier for that matter). We opted for a corner suite with the premium service. The premium service is actually free access to a snack/drink machine with a limit of ten per day and free wireless.... More

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Port Orange, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is convenient to all attractions and transportation venues. Staff is friendly and responsive. Hotel is clean and well maintained but has temperature issues - bring a sweater! Reception and breakfast selections are good.

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Topeka, KS
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always liked the Embassy Suites hotels. Always a great time and the best extras of any chain. This hotel is no different. Me, my wife and two kids stayed for 6 days. The location is great, super close to lake, beach, the Pier and CTA bus/train systems. You can walk to all of River North from this hotel. The... More

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is in a good location if you are sight seeing. Most places are within walking distance or, if you take the tourist route, the Double decker bus company tours - bus stop 2 mins walk! Staff are very friendly and particular thanks to Doris, the Concierge, who recommended both the bus and a great boat tour. Very friendly lady.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Front desk staff was less than helpful. We had a corner King suite and found it to be small in the bedroom. I expected a much better view from this room, but they placed the TV in front of the one window that had a view. I felt it was too much money to pay for the service we received... More

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Warman, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Embassy Suites Lakefront was a great choice. It is located in the middle of downtown and was within walking distance to almost everything. Staff was great, hotel was clean and bright. We would stay here again. Great hotel for couples and families.

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Wailea, Hawaii
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great choice when visiting Chicago. The location is exceptionally convenient and the property is exceptionally clean and well maintained. Our room smelled fresh and clean. But what really sets this hotel apart is the amazing staff. They are friendly and helpful, and we never passed anyone who didn't offer a smile and a greeting. Two individuals in... More

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Central Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

older hotel needs some upgrading but the cocktail reception and breakfast area was way too small, overcrowed and you had to wait in long lines-not worth the quality of the food or drinks. We had breakfast elsewhere

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed for one night, but it was enjoyable. The made-to-order omelet station was incredible. One thing that wasn't really made clear to us was what the free manager's reception in the afternoon included, so here it is. One free alcoholic beverage plus some light snacks. The snacks for us were kettle chips (cold, not fresh and hot), onion... 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*
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Embassy Downtown Lakefront Suites
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