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InterContinental Chicago

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent 4 nights in Intercontinental Chicago. I think it is an excellent hotel. The reception staff was very friendly and they helped me with the IHG Rewards Club card I forgot at home. The wifi was perfect and very fast. Breakfast food was very good. The building in itself is very nice, and of course, the hotel is in... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here one night while I was on business. The room was VERY spacious and it had one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept on. The hotel is about a mile from the Blue Line train from Chicago O'Hare to the Clarke/Lake stop. If you take a cab that mile it is about $9. And the train... More 

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Ilinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the InterContinental just for one night while we were in town. I picked it because I had stayed at this hotel multiple times in the past and had had a good experience (granted, that was about 10 years ago) and because we got a great rate. At $150 for the night, it was considerably cheaper than all... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was very disappointed with getting a room. After pre-checking in I was told I'd receive a text when my room was ready. After an hour and a half I still had not received a text. The front desk informed me my reserved room was still dirty. Does that mean my room was given away to others in that hour... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a few nights here on business and was very happy with them. They have on site valet parking (60+ bucks a night) so figuring out parking was a breeze. Check in staff were fast and knowledgeable. Rooms were clean and modern. Location made it great to be here. Right on Michigan Ave and within walking distance to tons of... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel in March for 5 nights, and the rate was pretty good. The location is fantastic since it's right on Michigan Ave where all the shops and restaurants are. The room is great. A bit smaller than I expected but not bad. The receptionists were very friendly. One young female in her late 20s on a... More 

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rye, ny usa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Business trip to Chicago and stayed one night at the Intercontinental. Well situated on Michigan Avenue, but several small nits to pick. First, it took too long to check in. Just a few guests in front of me at the desk, but it really seemed to take forever, especially after the flight was delayed. Second, the room felt a little... More 

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Markus K, Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear lukegt3, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We apologize for any issues during check-in and will take your feedback into consideration, as we greatly value our guests’ perception on this matter. Though your room might have been an upgrade from the one you originally booked, we hope next time you stay with us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Intercontinental Chicago is a home away from home. I consider everyone I know as family and they treat me really well too. This is the only and best place to be at whenever you're in Chi-town. Boasts a nice view of Mag Mile and excellent service. Try to book a room in the Executive Tower and you'll be awed... More 

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Markus K, Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Reymond E, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for you compliments on our location, service, and quality of accommodations and facilities. We are pleased you were able to experience our newly remodeled rooms in the Executive Tower; we believe these rooms epitomize the luxurious experience one can hope to... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

OMG, the pool, the pool, the pool! I thought I was in La Alhambra! Marvelous Spanish tiled Olympic size pool to do laps. The Hotel is beautiful, it has all the amenities you'll ever need, it is the best location in town for strolling, shopping, dining. A few blocks from the Millennium Park, right by the River, convenient bus-stop at... More 

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Markus K, Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear mjm665, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It is wonderful to hear you appreciated the magnificent architecture and style of our pool. This is an original feature of the building, as it was first constructed in 1929 as the Medinah Athletic Club. Though many rooms display much of the history of our facilities,... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is gr8! It's on the MM. The rooms were petite. The workout facility was below average, small. The pool is on the historic side of the hotel. It is a sight to see. It features grandeur architecture.

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Markus K, Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear TrinaWal, We are so glad you had the chance to enjoy our great location as well as our impressive architectural features. Its first function being that of an athletic club, our hotel is truly one of a kind with its historical pool. Should our location and amenities attract you to stay with us again, we encourage you to request... More 

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