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Ivy Boutique Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   233 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611 (Gold Coast)
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Ranked #37 of 168 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for two nights at the end of a four week roadtrip. The hotel is very central and the room (King Suite) was massive. After a long day sightseeing and shopping it was great to be able to relax on the couch. The bathroom was excellent as well, and included both a rainfall shower and a deep soaking tub.... More

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Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Accommodating staff, clean modern rooms. Location was perfect for walking to sites. I arrived very late at night after a very miserable travel day. The staff was waiting and got me right into my room. The pastries on the desk are yummy!

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Indiana en Provence
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight on a quick trip through the city. If you know Chicago well and are just in for meetings, work, hospital, etc, this hotel is for you. Great rooms (I was upgraded to a King suite) and perfect location especially for the hospital complex. Hotel feels like a small apartment building. However, there is very little service in this... More

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

Hello Rwilmeth, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your room, but do apologize for any negative occurrences in service that happened while staying with us over the weekend. I am glad you got to experience one of our King Suites during your visit. They are 675 sqft, and offer the separate... More

Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is small but very nice. They rooms are very generous in size and well equipped. The bathrooms are quite nice with a rainfall shower and separate tub. There is a tv in the bathroom mirror. However, it was not functioning. I called and asked to have it fixed and they said they would send someone but this never... More

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

Hello e w, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I do want to apologize for the inconvenience you experienced with the bathroom television. I have passed this information along to our maintenance and they are taking care of the issue. We hope to see you again... More

Schaumburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My spouse and I stayed there for the first time for our 3 yr wedding anniversary and loved the room - King Suite. It was spacious, very modern. After coming back from dinner we went to the Sky Terrace for drinks, it was very nice (hopefully they don't start charging an entrance fee into it, if they do hopefully it... More

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

Hello Maverick_MVM, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We appreciate your comments, and are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I do apologize for the technical issues that you had in your guest room, and assure you that we are working to fix that inconvenience. We appreciate your review, and use all comments that... More

Fellbach, Germany
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66 reviews 66 reviews
58 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived a bit earlier so we were told that they had no room, but that they will store our luggage and we should come back in about two hours. So my husband and I went to the washroom to fresh up and suddenly a room was free. It was only at the 5th floor but it was a nice... More

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

Hello Spider79, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write a review for the IVY Hotel. We appreciate your kind words, and are glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself while staying with us. Also, I am glad we were able to accommodate you with an early check-in for your convenience. We appreciate your review and use... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Ivy for only one night. Wish it were more!! The front desk was helpful and so nice. When we checked in, they upgraded us to a suite. Was that ever wonderful. The room had a living room and a bedroom, two tv's, a view from the 14th floor, and the bathroom had a... More

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

Hello 367debrah, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review for the IVY Hotel. We appreciate you taking time out of your day to support our property. I am glad to hear that you got to experience one of our King Suites while staying at the hotel, they are always popular choices! They are 675 square feet, which makes them... More

Kansas City, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I just returned from a long weekend in Chicago. We go often and have stayed a several nice places. This was our first time at the Ivy and it won't be our last. We did book through Hotwire and got a very good deal. I had done my research and new the hotel was Ivy before I... More

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

Hello Jsnjl, Thank you for taking time to write a review for the IVY Hotel in downtown Chicago. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Our King Suites are always a crowd favorite. They are 675 sqft, offer a California King bed, double sinks, mini bar area, deep soaking tub and luxurious rainfall shower. Additionally, our... More

Rotterdam, Niederlande
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Ivy for a city trip and mainly chose the hotel for the location and the rooftop terrace. The location was fantastic, in close proximity to mag mile, navy pier and mca. The queen suite was spacious, great interior and very clean. Unfortunately we looked out on a dumpster which was not as pleasant, but Since we spent... More

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

Hello sientjeamerah, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the interior and design of your guest room. However, I do want to apologize for the inconsistencies you experienced while staying with us in regards to the Sky Terrace. Since the Sky Terrace is an open air lounge, it is... More

Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently hosted a meeting at the Ivy for a group of colleagues. The meeting room (we were in the ballroom) was the perfect size and the set up was great. Ilona worked with me to choose snacks, meals, etc. and the quality of all the food was great and served on time. Proved to be a big hit with... More

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

Hello Mike A, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel, and also for choosing us to host your recent event. We appreciate your kind words, and look forward to hearing from your colleagues. We have 2 ballrooms that we are able to host events in, in addition to our rooftop lounge (The Sky Terrace) during the summer... More

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Address: 233 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast , Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ivy Boutique Hotel 4.5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#6 Green Hotel in Chicago #22 Business Hotel in Chicago #23 Luxury Hotel in Chicago #31 Family Hotel in Chicago #50 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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Chicago's newest four star boutique hotel located just steps away from the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Ave, Chicago beaches, Navy Pier, and the restaurants of Streeterville. Experience IVY a Hotel like no other... Look to the IVY as your luxury boutique hotel experience in Chicago... Elegant, sophisticated, stylish, incredibly comfortable and quiet, the IVY is everything you’re looking for. The IVY Hotel offers distinguished and discreet personalized service. You'll find its sleek modern decor refined and understated, complemented by works of fine art from local artists. Each room and suite has been custom designed with functionality in mind. Soaring 16 floors high and with 63 rooms mostly composed of suites with your comfort in mind. Amenities at the IVY positively define luxury. ... more   less 
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