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InterContinental Chicago

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   505 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Batavia, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My fiancee and I stayed here this past weekend for NGAUS conference as well as just to have a getaway. The hotel staff was very friendly, but the bell hop at the curb was a bit unfriendly and only pulled one bag of four out of the car and expected a tip. The main entrance is very nice and upscale... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently stayed at the InterContinental while in town for a quick conference. At check in, the front desk staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The room was clean, efficient and comfortable. Meeting room was also comfortable and the staff was efficient and quick to restock drinks, etc. Michael Jordan's steakhouse is the restaurant at the hotel and I only... More

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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a suite on the 25th floor. The view was ok.we could see Nordstrom from the window. It had 2 bathrooms and a doorbell. The room service and breakfast was delicious but a bit pricey. The sheets had some orange stains on them. The sofabed and roll away bed did not have pillows and there was only one extra... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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56 hotel reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The InterContinental Chicago is the only place that we stay at when we visit Chicago. We had no issues with any of the staff members. As always we were treated very well from the time we checked in until the time that we left. Great room with an awesome view of Michigan Ave. and the river. We had a 1... More

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Christian N, Front Office Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Sigs99- I enjoyed very much reading that you had a great time at our hotel, not only because that is what we strive for in every guest stay but also because I noticed you are a repeat guest which makes it even better. Know that it was our pleasure hosting you and hope to do it again soon. More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Here for a conference, the rooms were good, the service good and the location even better. I even forgot some jewellery in the room and they found it and couriered back to me. I am so impressed! Everyone at the hotel was very friendly and eager to please.

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Christian N, Front Office Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear MPoulos- Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review about our hotel, I was happy to see that you enjoyed your stay and what our location has to offer. It was our pleasure to return your items to you and hope to be able to host you again in the near future. More

Birmingham, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is my new favorite place in Chicago. Centrally located and within walking distance to the Water Tower, and a quick taxi ride away for everything else. The staff was great, the room great, the view was nice, and the Michael Jordan Steakhouse in the lobby is excellent.

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Kyiana, Front Office Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Dewayne T, Thank you for the positive feedback from your recent stay at our hotel. We look forward to your next visit to InterContinental Chicago Mag Mile. Malcolm Moore Guest Services Manager More

Durham, North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely the best staff in Chicago. The Intercontinental is known for its first class hotels, and this property doesn't disappoint. Beautiful building, spacious rooms, historic, beautiful, 25 meter pool, incredible location on the Miracle Mile.....I wish there were more stars to rate this hotel. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome.

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Los Gatos, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is ideally located on the Mag Mile. Within a few blocks walking distance to world class bars, restaurants and attractions. This hotel is definitely business-centric. They have a myriad of meeting spaces and banquet halls. So if you're going with family or significant other this may not be the hotel for you. I stayed in a king junior... More

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Kyiana, Front Office Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear NYer32 , We apologize for the experience you had during your recent stay. Your feedback has been forwarded to the appropriate department(s) for further review. Please rest assured your response is appreciated. If your schedule permits, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. Thank you again! Malcolm Moore Guest Services Manager More

San Francisco, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was a bit small, but clean, up to date, and comfortable. We had a king bed, and standard room had a couch, so was ok when relatives stopped by. Two pluses were excellent concierge service, and delicious breakfast. The 1st day I had duck eggs, sausage, and peach bread pudding. It was delicious. The second day I had... More

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Zürich, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is right on magnificent mile, in the middle of shopping and good restaurants. getting there with public transportation (at least if you take the CTA trains) means to walk some blocks, so not ideal if you haul luggage. But who does that and stays in an Intercontinental (other than us) ? Got it through priceline at a good... More

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Kyiana, Front Office Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Johannes R, Thank you very much for sending your feedback to our attention. We indeed hope to have the chance to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Martina Lebensorger More

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  • Great location(58)
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  • Michigan avenue(49)
  • Magnificent mile(46)
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Address: 505 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — InterContinental Chicago 4.5*
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InterContinental Chicago is a lot like the city itself: historic but hip, refined but relaxed, cultured but comfortable. A member of Michigan Avenue s architectural elite since 1929, our hotel is within easy reach of Chicago s incomparable museums, stores, theatres and restaurants. Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium and Oak Street Beach are minutes away. ... more   less 
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