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Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro

3.5 of 5 733 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60661
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think this hotel is quickly slipping in quality and if blindfolded - I would think more of a Holiday Inn quality vs. the Crowne. Starting off with what I liked: The best bathroom amenities of any hotel, front desk staff was friendly and efficient, the lamps in the room all had dimmers to get exact lighting conditions and the... More 

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Huntington, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close walking distance from union station , short walking distances to several eating places of all kinds. Rooms were clean, staff were all easy to work with . No problem getting a cab here. Will return when visiting Chicago in future.

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Peoria, IL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a really nice place, rooms are decent sized for Chicago hotels, but it is not right downtown, and not right next to the United Center either. It is kind of in the middle of no where. There are some places close, some bars, a Starbucks and a couple restaurants. But not a prome location for walking tourism.

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Cole M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Jon K, Thank you for the great comments on our hotel. I am sorry that you did not get to enjoy our location as much as our guests normally do. Most consider our hotel prime for enjoying the city. We are right next to the loop but out of the bustle. We are the closest to the United... More 

Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here while my husband was attending a conference. The rooms are nice. I like how each one has a balcony. There are no hairdryers which is a little strange. Attended Mass at old St. Pat's which is a very short walk away. Ate breakfast at the egg place across the street. The proximity is great to the highway and... More 

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Cole M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro, responded to this review

Dear Beatrizbry2, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The balconies and the views of downtown are definitely one of the great elements of our hotel. I am sorry that the hair dryer did not get replaced in your room as we do normally have individual hair dryers in all our guestrooms in bags in... More 

Chester, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our 5th Thanksgiving staying at the Metro. As many mentioned in their reviews, the hotel is a bit outdated but service, cleanliness, and quiet rooms are far more important. We have had very nice stays at the Crowne Metro. I am always impressed with the front desk staff. On this trip, checking in on the holiday at 1:30... More 

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Cole M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro, responded to this review

Dear symonelss, Thank you for spending your 5th Thanksgiving with us. You are definitely speaking of our great front desk supervisor, Janita. She is an extremely valuable member of our team and I will not only share your comments with her I will thank her myself for creating such a warm and welcoming atmosphere for you. We look forward to... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there in summer 2014 for 2 months, hotel is nice and the rooms were clean and adequately spacious. Very friendly staff, they never fail to strike a conversation when ever you meet any of them. Internet speed is good (Wifi and Wired). There breakfast menu is good and serves tasty food. They have one restaurant in the hotel... More 

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Cole M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro, responded to this review

Dear RachitMittal, It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time in residence with us. Two months is quite a while to spend away from home and it seems as though our staff was able to create a home away from home for you. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Cole Mansfield General Manager More 

Boston, MA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a quick overnight in Chicago. This hotel is in the Greektown section of Chicago, convenient access right off I-90. Staff was great, enjoyed having dinner at the bar watching hockey and chatting with other business travelers. The room was great - got a high floor room that had an excellent working area. The prices were good and would stay... More 

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Cole M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Maynard Marc, Thank you for the great review on the hotel and restaurant. Next time have those drinks in the bar and head on over to United Center for the hockey game. It is less than a mile from the hotel. And we will be open and waiting for you for some post game drinks as well. Regards,... More 

Senecaville, Ohio, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

An upgrade for being a club member to a super room. Terrell at the velvet was absolutely great. This guy does a very good job at making you feel special. Note to the GM: This was a good hire....more employees like this will put you at the top of the list. Nice to have a safe in the room for... More 

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Cole M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Bill W, First and foremost I would like to thank you for being an IHG Rewards Club member. We do appreciate your loyalty. And yes, Terrell was an exceptional hire. I will certainly pass on your comments to him. We all appreciate hearing that we impacted someone's stay in a positive way. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Sherman, IL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I went here with a croup that was holding a convention. The meeting room (ballroom) was large and beautiful, with an adjoining room but it was odd that there were no other meeting rooms. Oh well. The location was a cab ride away from many things but kind of out of the loop. There is a walgreens and a fabulous... More 

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Cole M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro, responded to this review

Dear rrlabs Thank you for the great feedback on our hotel. It sounds as if our Crowne Meetings Director was fully covering your meeting. Next time your looking for that great night's sleep please come back and stay with us again. Regards, Cole Mansfield General Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Very nice hotel! Near many restaurants (don't miss the Greek ones!!!) and across the street from an awesome food market. Nice room, comfortable beds, delicious breakfast (not included, but worth it!) Great location, walking distance from subway.

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Cole M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Carolina P, Thank you for the great feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our great neighborhood. Did you know that in addition to the great Greek Restaurants we are also just two blocks away from restaurant row on Randolph street where some of the best restaurants in the world are located. It is also night... More 

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Address: 733 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60661
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro 3.5*
Number of rooms: 398
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro Hotel Chicago
Chicago Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro
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#82 Business Hotel in Chicago
#85 Romantic Hotel in Chicago

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