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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   163 East Walton Place, at N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 (Gold Coast)
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Darien, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Weekend end get away from the burbs for us to the city. This is by far one of the best hotels we have stayed in. The location close to beach, close to shopping and great restaurants, rush street etc. and John Hancock. The staff are wonderful, the Nix breakfast fabulous, the Martini Bar excellent food and service. The room was... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was on business across Canada and North America and had the good fortune to be in Chicago for 3 nights. The hotel is in a BRILLIANT location, it is impressive inside and the staff inside the hotel are just the best, seriously, I couldn't fault them but the guys in charge of parking your cars (I drove in from... More

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to stay...front desk, bar, restaurant all top notch service. Convenient location. I will stay here again. Room was clean, and it appeared to be recently updated. Rain shower was cool. As an online instructor for a university, desktop computer access was appreciated.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Millennium Knickerbocker over 4th of July weekend this summer. The location is excellent - easy access to shopping on Michigan Avenue, and just two blocks (5 minute walk) from Oak Street Beach. There are also several Divvy bike rental stations nearby - we used the one by Oak Street Beach - which made... More

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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel has clearly updated their rooms recently and are very comfortable. Nice size flat screen televisions. Their staff was friendly including the front desk, bellhops, and doormen. We had a chance to have a drink at their bar as well. One negative is they wanted to charge something like $12/day for WiFi. Are you kidding me? Great location being... More

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just spent 2 nights at the Knickerbocker and were very pleased. The location is excellent. Walking distance to everything along the magnificent mile and oak st beach. hotel was very beautiful and our room very nice, king bed very comfortable. The Nix served a good breakfast. We were amazed that being half a block from Michigan Ave it was... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Millenium is right by Michigan Avenue on the Miracle mile in Chicago. The water is 2 blocks east of the hotel. Everything you can think of is within walking distance. The property is well maintained and the rooms are very nice. I also liked that you could use their internet and wifi on the machine in the room, for... More

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Ireland
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23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall, the hotel was efficient, clean but also had plenty of character. Breakfast pricing was reasonable, with all options being fresh, not buffets. Four minor issues. First, the concierge desk on a few occasions was not staffed. Secondly, the lobby/bar/restaurant area's open plan wasn't appealing. Third, and this is the case is many hotels, but why provide free internet in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We picked our hotel on the following criteria; price, location, and history. Family members were staying at the Westin. Our rate was nearly $100 less per night than it would be at the Westin (through Trivago), the MK was a very short walk rounding two corners, and a wonderful piece of nostalgic history; there are hotel tours! We were so... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was very pleased with this hotel chosen on Hotwire at Magnificent Mile Area - River North. This is a classic downtown hotel with a very nicely updated room and modern bathroom. I basically slept at the Knickerbocker so can only speak of the very comfortable king-size bed and great shower. Yes there rooms are not large.

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Address: 163 East Walton Place, at N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast , Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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#14 Best Value Hotel in Chicago #34 Luxury Hotel in Chicago #69 Romantic Hotel in Chicago #82 Family Hotel in Chicago #88 Business Hotel in Chicago
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A four-diamond landmark on North Michigan Avenue, the famous Magnificent Mile, this hotel welcomes you to the best location in the city for shopping, dining and business. European style and gracious service are the trademark of this elegant hotel and the 86 Millennium hotels around the world. One block from Water Tower Place, across the street from Bloomingdale's and within walking distance of most major attractions, this hotel offers personalized service and attention not found in the larger hotels. The hotel features the Martini Bar offering several kinds of martinis. Nix restaurant offers a bistro setting and features continental cuisine for breakfast & lunch. A complimentary fitness center and lakefront jogging path are designed to keep you fit while traveling. Enjoy Classic Chicago style only steps away from all the city has to offer. ... more   less 
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