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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, PA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently stayed at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel in Chicago for a work-related conference (hosted at the Four Seasons, only 2 blocks away). This was my first time staying at a Millennium hotel. The hotel was on the older side in terms of structure (small elevators) but had a charm to it. The rooms are what I expected from my... More 

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san diego,ca
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel is old but nice. Rooms could use an update. Staff was friendly and helpful. Great location for walking around downtown. Public transportation is also with in walking distance. Lobby bar is just inside front door and is a great place for groups to gather.

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Boyne City, Michigan
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7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is near it all. The rooms are well appointed and offer a warm feeling. The front desk associates are mannered and well trained. I would either stay here or at the JW Marriott during my next trip to Chicago.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arriving at this hotel and walking into the grand lobby is breathtaking it's very Art Deco inside the hotel is just off Michigan avenue and 1 block from Lake Michigan. The rooms although small are well equipped and the bathrooms have oversized showers with rainforest shower heads in place of a bath. The hotel does have a bar and restaurant... More 

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Mashhad, Iran
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10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Millennium Knickerbocker is a stylish old hotel in the heart of Chicago! It makes you feel like you took back in time. Its location is excellent: Just off the famous Magnificent millennium and lake Michigan, so you are close to everything. I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. Check in was fast and easy. I had a corner room,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a stateside hotel, especially one in an old building, it is comfortable and the rooms fairly modern. As is a common problem with lots of downtown hotels in the US however the rooms are quite dark and when you delve a little deeper and look around the room it doesnt maintain the initial level of "gloss" that it is... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with friends as part of a trip. Nice hotel with comfortable rooms. Good location for nearby walkabouts, shopping, restaurants etc. No free parking but that's to be expected. No free wifi which is disappointing given that most hotels offer this service in today's climate, it is quite fast though. Staff all very friendly. Would consider staying here again.

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New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very unworkable when needed to make an emergency cancellation. Tried to explain and there was no understanding. I have dealt with many hotels in the past and this was the worst.. Spend a little more and stay somewhere else.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents visited me this weekend and we decided to all stay in River North. This hotel had great reviews, however I can't find much to say that is great. First night we are placed right outside of the elevator, a cramped room with a faulty fan and tv. Go to ask the front desk in the morning to switch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first stay at the Nickerbocker, but it won't be the last. That is because the room was comfortable, but primarily because of your staff, especially Joshua. He checked us in where we felt at home, he was so kind and helpful. Secondly Craig was very helpful as well. In the end it is people who make the... More 

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Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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