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Ivy Boutique Hotel

4.5 of 5 233 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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Urbana, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Excellent location and friendly, polite and accommodating staff. The room (suite) was sleekly modern and inviting--comfortable sitting room with floor to ceiling windows, nice TV and efficient Wi-Fi, luxurious bed and spacious bathroom. This was our second stay and it lived up to our first impression. A boutique indeed, and a true gem.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking a moment to comment on you recent stay at the IVY Boutique Hotel. I'm delighted to hear that you could join us for a second stay and that we lived up your first impressions. It means quite a lot coming from our repeat guests! We can't wait to welcome you back in the near... More 

Apple Valley, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

From the moment at check in to check out, our experience at the Ivy will definitely bring us back. The location is perfect. Located just a couple of blocks off the Magnificent Mile, the Ivy is tucked away on a character filled street that suits its charm. We arrived early (prior to check in), and asked if they could hold... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about our property, the IVY Boutique Hotel. I’m happy that you enjoyed the Kind Suite and the employees that you interacted with. You are right about Joey, I'm glad he was able to assist. Thank you for recommending us and we hope to see you soon! Sincerely,... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

My husband and I live in Chicago, but were wanting to stay in a nice hotel for a single night getaway. The IVY was the most reasonably priced out of the several we were looking at (Burnham Hotel, Palomar, and the Peninsula). In addition, I arrived earlier in the day to see if it was possible to drop off a... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent getaway to our property, the IVY Boutique Hotel. I'm delighted that we could check you into your room sooner than you anticipated and I'm very pleased to know that you enjoyed your accommodations. I hope you will join us again on your next staycation in... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Stayed here overnight and was very surprised that this has a 4.5 star rating. This does not compare to the Conrad, Sofitel or even James which are real 4.5 star hotels. There are a couple of things that I liked about this hotel Location and the aesthetics of the room. Location is top notch, you cant go wrong with streeterville... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our property, the IVY Boutique Hotel. I'm glad that you enjoyed your accommodations including the amenities within the room. I'm sorry that we fell short of your expectations. I hope you would give us a second chance to "WOW" you in the future! Sincerely, James Cazares General... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I've recently had the pleasure of staying at the Ivy Boutique Hotel and I was very impressed. Located conveniently minutes away from the magnificent mile, the overall feel of the place is very modern and luxurious. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. James made our check in very efficient, and hassle free. He was very polite and warm, making... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you taking a moment to comment about your recent stay at the IVY Boutique Hotel. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the overall feel of our hotel and happy to hear that our staff was friendly and accommodating. It was pleasure to meet you during the check-in process. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit... More 

Rochester, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Ivy Boutique Hotel is an attractive alternative to the standard chain hotel experience. A little off beat but with a hip vibe and design esthetic. The best things are the rooms and the location two blocks off mag mile, 5 blocks from Navy Pier and the water tours, with an urban neighborhood feel unique to this part of downtown... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our property, the IVY Boutique Hotel. Thank you for wonderful comments about the service and amenities that you received during your stay. I’m happy that you noticed our twist on what a luxury property should provide. We hope to see you again in the near future! Sincerely,... More 

San Diego, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

When we first check in the front desk was rude to us. She mention that booked out hotel in hotel tonight with an attitude. We felt like she was judging us because we saved money. But other than her everyone was very helpful. Beautiful view of the city from the rooftop.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking a moment to comment on you recent stay at the IVY Boutique Hotel. On behalf of the front desk agent I apologize, I'm positive that was not her intention. I hope that you will visit us again in the future and of course join us for a beverage on our rooftop, SKY Terrace. Sincerely,... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I am a Marriott gal all the way, so I hesitated to stay here with so many surrounding Marriott hotels, however I was attending a class and was coerced. From the moment I walked in, I was treated like a princess. It is very hard to excite me, however from the swanky lobby to the luxury rooms, with electronic curtain... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our property the, IVY Boutique Hotel. I'm so happy that you we're willing to break the norm of chain hotel to try our wonderful boutique property. We hope to see you again in the near future! Sincerely, James Cazares General Manager T. 312.335.5444 More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The hotel is in a great location. The king suite was very spacious and very clean. The shower was awesome! Bed was super comfortable. Keurig coffee maker is a nice touch. I would definitely stay there again.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about you recent stay at the, IVY Boutique Hotel. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the amenities within your King Suite including the complimentary Keurig coffee and the rainfall shower. I am looking forward to your next visit to the IVY! Sincerely, James Cazares General Manager T. 312.335.5444 More 

Toronto
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My wife and I recently stayed here while we were in town for Lollapolooza. It was a real treat to be able to head back to our gorgeous and relaxing room after 12 hours of hanging out in Grant Park with over 100,000 other music fans. Every night we were treated to a surprise snack waiting for us in our... More 

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Address: 233 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ivy Boutique Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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