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Ivy Boutique Hotel

#36 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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Sebastopol, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

People Friendly. Rooms huge. Location, location, location!! Just around the corner from everything! The only issue stopping this boutique from receiving five stars is the lack of "up keep". The tile floor is cracked everywhere (even in the elevator). The green roof top shrubs are faded blue. The roof top concrete floor is dirty (grim), needs a good power wash!... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was to notch. The room was spacious and clean. The in room amenities were well above par for the price. The staff was courteous. And the location was great. Just enough off of Michigan ave to be quiet and yet close enough to everything you would want. My only complaint is that the hotel didn't send any sort... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really nice hotel, in an exellent location just off Michigan Ave and a few blocks from the river. Excellent rooms, large with seriously comfy beds, just what you need after a busy day of sightseeing. Would give 5 rating, but we were booked for the room for 3 people and the room was always set up for just 2 people.... More 

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

Dear Gavin, 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. I am pleased to hear that our property soaked well with you and that you were able to experience Chicago. Our King Suites are well appointed for business and leisure... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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JamesCazares, General Manager at Ivy Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amyo652015, Thank you for your review of the IVY Hotel in downtown Chicago. We appreciate your feedback. Our property is 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 offer. Our studios do offer a minimalistic approach while including many... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Caymus72, 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. Our property is one of a kind here, it is good to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere of our property. Nightly turndown services as well as our other intangibles... More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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 3 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 3 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 

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