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Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel

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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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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently took advantage of the opportunity to book a small two-day business meeting in the Penthouse at Thompson Chicago. Not only was the space beautiful, but also functional - accommodating up to 8 people around a conference table and equipped with a TV and audiovisual support for presentations/colleagues videoconferencing in. The room was set-up just as any conference room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I just spent 4 nights in this delightful hotel. From our arrival to departure everything was top notch. The attitude of the staff was delightful, the room - we upgraded to a suite- first class, the location excellent and the restaurant wonderful. The Thompson is a chic hotel and we did have concerns that we might be... More 

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I were looking for a modern, central hotel that would let us walk central Chicago and the lake area for three days. The Thompson was a great choice with friendly and helpful desk and concierge staff. The room was clean, modern and had the best designed bathroom we have seen in many years. The restaurant was first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wanted a more boutique hotel than the usual suspects - this was right on the money.. Location, service, rooms, restaurant, bar and front of house staff some of the most helpful and friendliest I've witnessed (and I've been to a few).. If you want something a bit more personal in Chicago - just stay here. Well played.

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Morgantown, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We like the location. Near many restaurants. Breakfast across the street at the Lux Bar was great. They serve. PHIL'S FRESH EGGS...cage free from Illinois and Wisconsin farms. Staff was great! Door men very helpful. Showers are great. Beds firm. Down side...parking $66 per night and no coffee makers in the room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a fantastic hotel to arrive to after over 20 hours of flying from Australia. The layout of this hotel as well as the oversized rooms are great. Cannot say anything more than this should be your first choice of hotel when visiting Chicago. The bathroom we had was huge and AMAZING! Staff were courteous and lovely to deal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed one night. Wish it had been more! Loved the location. Beautiful neighborhood. Walking distance to shopping and many restaurants. Excellent hotel bar. It was the busiest hotel bar I've seen. Reception was very professional and friendly. As were the doormen. All areas are extremely clean. The bed was so comfortable. Rain showers was lovely. We have no complaints... More 

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Steve S, General Manager at Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pussandboots, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your most recent stay with us! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay, especially our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thompson Chicago again soon! Sincerely, More 

Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The property was in an odd location in Chicago so I was a little skeptical at first. Let me say that after arriving all of my worries went away. A really neat low rise hotel that has a boutique feel with all the amenities. For travelers looking for shopping, this is your location! Around every corner are all of the... More 

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Steve S, General Manager at Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Springman51d, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor! I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and felt at ease as soon as you arrived. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thompson Chicago the next time you are in the city! Sincerely, More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was only in town for one night on business but the Thompson made me want to stay longer. Had a Jr Suite with a Northern view over looking the end of Rush St, nice. Great location for good food and shopping, a tad far from the train station but reasonable. The staff is welcoming and exuberant. I did not... More 

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Steve S, General Manager at Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brent x, Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience with us! I am thrilled you liked the hotel so much that you wanted to stay longer than just the one night. We cannot wait to welcome you back to Thompson Chicago again soon! Sincerely, More 

Elgin, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Thompson Chicago recently for one night to celebrate my 50th birthday. We didn't know about the surroundings when we made the reservation so we were pleasantly surprised by the fun shopping and food locations when we walked around and explored. We aren't rich so we skipped the high priced stores, but we had a lot of... More 

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Steve S, General Manager at Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear carolyn4132015, Thank you so much for sharing your comments from your recent stay with us. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and 50th birthday, especially the location of the hotel with all the shops and restaurants in the area. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thompson Chicago in the near future! Sincerely, More 

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