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Ivy Boutique Hotel

#30 of 177 Hotels in Chicago
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boca Raton, Florida, USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

First let me start with the positives. The Ivy is located in the best section of Chicago, close to great shopping and restaurants. The room was very spacious and clean as we got the king bed room which is slightly larger. Room702 was located on the quiet side of the building which is always a plus in a big noisy... More 

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

Dear Stuart, Thank you for writing a review for the IVY Hotel. We use all feedback as a way to see where we are succeeding, and also where we need to continue to improve at the Ivy. We are happy that you have chosen to book with us and that you enjoy our location and room suite appointment. We do... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Ivy is perfect blend of hip and functional. Quiet room, super comfortable bed. Located near plenty of good restaurants and bars. Great breakfast as well. Staff was friendly and helpful with getting back to airport.

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

Dear Steve, 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 

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I loved the location of this small hotel. The room was spacious with three TVs. One was in the bathroom behind the mirror. The bedroom was in between the sitting area and the mini station. The only thing that I missed was a robe. I usually take one but at the last few hotels that we have... More 

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

Dear Connie, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write a review for the IVY Hotel. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the IVY while visiting downtown Chicago. Our King Suites are always a guest favorite. They are 675 square feet, and include a separate seating and living area, rainfall shower, deep... More 

Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Best experience ever. Very clean and modern. Great price & great location to sight see on Michigan avenue. The only thing that suprised me was parking garages expensive, but valet was same price as garage. We departed in snow, they could have brushed off car with snow and helped with luggage right away before seeing two girls struggle to get... More 

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

Dear Melissa, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write a review for the IVY Hotel. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the IVY while visiting downtown Chicago. A boutique experience can be great for those who are looking to add a change of pace to their travel. Our décor and rooms... More 

Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We booked this hotel based on reviews on various websites, including TripAdvisor. The reviews were, pretty much, all good. I agree. The location on East Ontario is ideal for those wishing to walk around Chicago. It is one street over from the Magnificent Mile, 10 minutes walk to the river, by the Trump Centre and 15 minutes walk away from... More 

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

Dear Sam, 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. Attracting travelers to our boutique property is one feat while the greater is being able to accommodate and create an impressionable experience which is inclusive... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Clean, spacious hotel room. Great value. I received two complimetry drink coupon. Didn't get to cash them in plus not to much action going on at the bar anyway. Came out with my wife and 4 year old son, the hotel was pretty quiet and relaxing. During check in didnt care to much for my room view, the young lady... More 

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

Dear KevAndretti, 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 much that downtown Chicago has to offer. Our Suites are 675... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went here for a quick weekend getaway. Very modern, clean, and well decorated. Great bathroom and shower. Great location. Absolutely no complaints, except for the staffing level/service. Service: The service from each staff member we encountered was excellent. The problem is that they seemed to be very understaffed. Waited 10 mins for valet to show up to take our car,... More 

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

Dear Alex, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write 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... More 

Kenosha, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed 3 nights for our anniversary. The hotel was very nice, rooms was spacious and very modern It was just what we were looking for. The extra treats on our room were so thoughtful! The location was perfect we walked everywhere. My only suggestion would be about the bar. It would have been nice if it was open later... More 

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

Dear lta35, 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 during your downtown get away. Our nightly turndown service with fresh made treats and other personalized additions is something that sets us apart from other Downtown properties. We do appreciate... More 

Des Plaines, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed at the Ivy Boutique Hotel during Valentine's Day weekend. The hotel is really pretty, with purple lights and accents all over (my favorite color!). I fell in love instantly. We left for the evening and didn't get back to the room until late. The bathroom TV could not be turned off, nor was there any sound, so we... More 

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

Dear EmBp, 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 during your downtown get away. We do appreciate your feedback as we understand that there is always room for improvement while we move forward. We have set forth in correcting... More 

Bloomington, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Ivy is a very nice hotel that is completely modern in ambiance. Many of the older hotels have the "old world" feel, which is fine but this is also nice for a change. They have their own bar which we didn't try but it's handy if you want a quick drink. The location is just a block off Michigan... More 

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

Dear waterrabbit13, 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 and attractions that downtown Chicago has to offer.... More 

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