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Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel

#4 of 178 Hotels in Chicago
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21 E. Bellevue Place, Chicago, IL 60611
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here on a whim and can't wait to come back! Staff was friendly and gracious. We stayed in a King Corner Room on the 19th floor. Lovely view of the lake and all windows. Hard to leave the room actually...Quiet rooms for being right in the middle of the action. Walking distance to beach, shopping restaurants. Bed super comfy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a Penthouse Suite at the Thompson hotel on our wedding night in July. From the moment we pulled up until the afternoon when we checked out the customer service was excellent. The room was spectacular and really comfortable with a great view of the city. The martini's at the bar are great! The bed is really comfortable... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

+ Spacious and clean room with stylish interior + Spacious bathroom + Very attentive and helpful staff + They have a cooperation with Lexus so you can rent a car for free + Very central location with lots of bars and restaurants close by + Will equipped gym Really nothing to complain!

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Sebring, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is about a 10 minute walk from the subway and another 10 minute walk to great shopping. Good restaurants right across the street (Pancake House, Gibsons Steakhouse, Starbucks, etc...). Had a corner king junior suite. Nice views - lots of windows. Bed was very comfortable. Had a floor length mirror in room. Furnishings and art was very "modern" and... More 

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Gisburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel with my husband for 4 nights. I couldn't fault the staff at all. They were really helpful and friendly all the times, greeting us every time we returned to the hotel and generally making us feel welcome. When it came to leaving, checkout was efficient and they were quick to secure a cab for us.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is in a beautiful neighborhood and surroundings are so pretty. We only stayed one night for a birthday and wished we had more time because there's so much to do. The hotel is absolutely beautiful and staff is great. We received a text to check in and asked any requests we might have , that was so cool.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's OK, guys. 643 reviewers think the Thompson is "excellent"? Well, if they only stay in a hotel once a year, i can see why they are impressed. As someone who has stayed in hotels for business and pleasure for 40 years, I've seen the good / bad / and, well you get the picture. It ticks most of the... More 

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Deerfield, IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful, clean, modern, excellent service and perfectly located. What more could you ask from a hotel? My husband and I live in the Chicago burbs and decided to stay downtown for a few nights and act like tourists. We've done this before and always stay at a different hotel. No more. This is the one. The location in the Gold... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Found this property on a Hotel deal site and before I got there the rate kept getting better. I used it as my base camp for both a business trip and a long weekend with my wife. It is a fantastic hotel in the center of it all. The design is unique and fresh considering the cookie cutter nature of... More 

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Mamaroneck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is The Thompson perfectly situation in the Gold Coast, close to Lake Michigan, the Magnificent Mile, and restaurants, but it is also a great hotel with outstanding service and well appointed modern rooms. I would highly recommend it for couples or singles but not necessarily for families with kids.

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Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
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