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Ivy Boutique Hotel

#35 of 178 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
233 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Based on the reviews, was super-excited to stay here. However, was kinda unimpressed. Trying to be a great hotel, only half-succeeded. Based on all the reviews was hopeful to get an upgrade, but was not in the cards. Hotel was full, they said, so can't fault them for that. Room was fine, kinda small, no tub but the shower was... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a wonderful stay. I got to town early (9AM) and dropped off my bags for shopping. By noon a room was ready and the when I got to the room it was huge, impeccable and very stylish. Each night cookies were on my bed for the perfect ending to the day. Check out took 5 mins as they quickly... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden on Ontario just east of Michigan, the Ivy is a special place that is first class in every way. From the ambiance and room design to the service, you'll be happy with your decision to stay at the Ivy.

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mlw20152015, Thank you for your review of the IVY Hotel. We always love hearing from our guests, and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself while staying with us at the IVY. Our property is custom designed to the likeness of our core customers while we hold our service with high expectation. We are pleased to hear... More 

Lambertville, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One and a half blocks off of Michigan Ave. (in the heart of "the miracle mile shopping district"). Walk to just about everything in the tourist district - restaurants, clubs and shopping). The hotel is small - 16 floors with about 6 rooms per floor. We had a "king suite" which had s very nice marble (or some such stone)... More 

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lvillejoe, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit while staying with us at the IVY Hotel. We are centrally located in Downtown Chicago which puts us in the heart of the many restaurants and attractions. Our property is one of a kind here. I am pleased... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at the Ivy on a family trip to Chicago and thought it was great. The double queen room was very big and included a separate family room, which made a big difference. Location is good - close to the action but off on a semi-busy side street. Rooms were modern and clean and large and comfortable.... More 

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dan, Thank you for your review of the IVY Hotel in downtown Chicago. We appreciate your feedback, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Ivy. Our Double Queen Suite is a great choice. They are 675 square feet, and include a separate seating and living area, rainfall shower, deep soaking tub, two queen size... More 

Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ivy is a great place for a quick get-a-way weekend. And that's what we did, we booked a King room but when we arrived we were very happily surprised when we received an upgrade to a Gorgeous King Suite. The suite was roomy and beautifully designed. Modern, clean, and more than we expected. The view wasn't thrilling from our... More 

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We appreciate your feedback, and we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Ivy. Our King Suits are perfect for those who are here for a get-a-way weekend as they are well appointed for those who enjoy having ample space to relax after a... More 

Wildwood, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This boutique hotel was nicely located near Michigan Ave. there were many restaurants and attractions within walking distance. We booked the queen suite, and the room was spacious, nicely decorated in a modern style and quiet. The reason I only gave 3 stars is because there was this overpowering smell like cheap perfume in the room. It wouldn't go away.... More 

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gymrat88, Thank you for your review of the IVY Hotel in downtown Chicago. We appreciate your feedback, and are pleased to hear that you liked your room appointments. When necessary we use ozone generators to help keep our air purified, I apologize that there was a slight in your air quality, these details are very important to us. We... More 

Lake In The Hills, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ivy Hotel provided a great location for a summer day in the city. Close to Michigan Avenue shopping, great restaurants, and the onsite SKY terrace resulted in a fabulous day. Rooms - on the small side but bathrooms are large. Rainfall shower - refreshing! SKY Terrace was hopping on a Saturday night. Drinks at SKY were wonderful. We went... More 

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We always love hearing from our guests, and I am pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable time while staying with us. Our property is one of a kind here and it is pleasant that you were able to experience many aspects that we have to... More 

St. Paul, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ivy is quiet, relaxing and centrally located just off Michigan Ave. and Magnificent Mile. Since each floor only has a few rooms, it's calm with minimal outside noise and exceptionally comfortable mattresses. Ammenities include twice daily housekeeping, complete with evening cookies. The only reason I didn't give this hotel 5 stars is there isn't a concierge on site to... More 

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KandCtravelers, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit while staying with us at the IVY Hotel. We are located only 1.5 blocks off of Michigan Avenue while our location puts us in the heart of the many restaurants, attractions, and nightlife that downtown Chicago has to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Ivy for 3 days while visiting Chicago. Rooms were very spacious and modern. Beds were very comfortable. Air conditioning worked well. Showers and bathroom were superb. Excellent water pressure in showers. Staff was very friendly. Sky lounge at hotel provided awesome views of city and was nice place to relax.

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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Noel, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. Our King Suites are 675 square feet, which allows our guests to have plenty of room to relax and unwind. Our heavenly rainforest showers and deep set marble baths are a favorite of our guests. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Sky Terrace atmosphere where... More 

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