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Chicago Hotels with or near Bars

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The Peninsula Chicago Slideshow
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#5 of 169 hotels in Chicago
3 travelers mentioned "bar staff" and "bartender" when describing this hotel.
  • "Great bar staff! The bar manager and waitress extreamly efficient and friendly. We will go back anytime in th Windy City! The restaurant downstairs was delicious as well and..."
  • "The waitress yelled 3xs, across the entire bar to the bartender...."Joey(not real name) do we have apricot brandy.....(now louder) Joey, do you have apricot brandy....(3rd time..."
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Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago - Downtown Slideshow
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#28 of 169 hotels in Chicago
3 travelers mentioned "wet bar" and "with bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "Get a room with a wet bar, fridge and microwave if you're traveling with small children--this really came in handy. We had a room on a lower floor and there was some noise from..."
  • "There were two double beds in a separate bedroom, a large pull-out sofa bed in the living room, table and chairs, and a good size kitchenette with bar seating area. The kitchenette..."
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#33 of 169 hotels in Chicago
3 travelers mentioned "bartender" when describing this hotel.
  • "The persons I am referring to is a female bartender with blonde hair from Michigan and her bar back/busboy. She does, however, make a good drink. A special shout out goes to..."
  • "I wiped my tears (yes, tears!) and sat down at the bar. Evidently I was distraught and the Bartender was really so very kind to me. The General Manager came over to make sure I..."
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The James Chicago Slideshow
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#22 of 169 hotels in Chicago
4 travelers mentioned "with bar" and "full bar" when describing this hotel.
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Waldorf Astoria Chicago 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Luxury Special Offer $50 Summer Resort Credit
Waldorf Astoria Chicago Slideshow
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#6 of 169 hotels in Chicago
3 travelers mentioned "wet bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "The wet bar in our suite had a fridge drawer and freezer drawer (with ice maker!). No tipping means not having to worry about singles every interaction with staff. And most (all..."
  • "The wet bar has discreetly hidden FREEZER WITH ICE!!!! A COLD FRIDGE THAT ACTUALLY HAS ROOM INSIDE AND A MICROWAVE!!!. We actually were able to put LARGE bottles of water and Vodka..."
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The Drake Hotel Slideshow
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#50 of 169 hotels in Chicago
5 travelers mentioned "main bar" and "bar downstairs" when describing this hotel.
  • "They had jazz in the main bar, high tea in the afternoon etc as well to add to the ambiance Con's- my only cons would be the situation with the room at first. I would also..."
  • "We enjoyed the bar downstairs, which sometimes was so crowded you couldn't walk through and at other times was nearly empty. The location is very good. You can walk the..."
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dana hotel and spa Slideshow
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#55 of 169 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "bartender" when describing this hotel.
  • "Bartender, I believe his name was Mike, he was really friendly, there were 2 other girls working who were both very nice and one other guy, nice as well) 3. Rooms - the room was..."
  • "and a great street level bar/lounge with a terrific Bloody Mary bar and friendly bartender. The Vertigo Lounge roof top bar is open year round, and is indoor/outdoor. Warm throws..."
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Embassy Suites Hotel Chicago Downtown Lakefront Slideshow
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#70 of 169 hotels in Chicago
4 travelers mentioned "with bar" and "wet bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "Friday night we were given Hummus dip with several different types of crackers, bagel bites, & pretzels; along with bar snacks & nuts. Saturday was Ranch dip with celery & carrots..."
  • "There is a little wet bar/kitchenette area in the hallway separating the living room from the bedroom with a sink, coffeemaker, mini fridge and a microwave. Opposite the kitchenette..."
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Omni Chicago Hotel Slideshow
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#34 of 169 hotels in Chicago
4 travelers mentioned "bar service" and "sports bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "I take note of bar service, as I also bartend part-time at a resort hotel/conference center in my city. Even though this hotel is more than I could afford to come to on my own..."
  • "Steve at the front desk was very helpful in recommending a close-by sports bar where we could go to watch a game of interest. The entire bell and front desk staff were friendly and..."
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MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel Slideshow
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#39 of 169 hotels in Chicago
4 travelers mentioned "bar downstairs" and "bartender" when describing this hotel.
  • "The staff were excellent in particular Nick in the bar downstairs. We were out and about during the day but every evening we dropped into the bar for a drink or two before we went..."
  • "This is where we met Manny, our friendly and fabulous bartender. We gave him our drink orders. He was very attentive and personable. He asked were we visitors or natives. I..."
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Renaissance Chicago Hotel Slideshow
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#51 of 169 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "lobby bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "They recently updated the lobby bar to something much more trendy and approachable than what they had. We did not go - but it looked neat enough. If you are looking for boutique..."
  • "There is a café in the lobby that serves Starbucks and the lobby bar is always making sliders (I'd swear they pump the aroma into the elevator bank). This review may sound a bit..."
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theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton Slideshow
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#31 of 169 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "lobby bar" and "bartender" when describing this hotel.
  • "First night, after an evening walk, I stopped in the lobby bar and asked for a glass of Chardonnay. Was told no... that I had to order it from room service. Unusual for a Hilton..."
  • "The bartender and host were very nice and remembered us each day. This was my first real vacation in Chicago, and the location of the hotel was PERFECT for walking to..."
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The Palmer House Hilton Slideshow
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#84 of 169 hotels in Chicago
12 travelers mentioned "wet bar" and "with bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "We paid $265/night for a suite with a wet bar, fridge, two flat screen TVs, two queen beds and bath. The only disappointment I can relay is the absence of a microwave and coffee..."
  • "Hotel had a good vibe, with bar in the lobby, and shops and Starbucks in the sub-level. In the heart and activity of downtown. As typical with downtown hotels, parking was not..."
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Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Slideshow
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#103 of 169 hotels in Chicago
9 travelers mentioned "with bar" and "sports bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "The suite is huge and is comprised of a seating area, Murphy bed, bar area with bar sink and fridge, and another full bath and closet. Both were tastefully decorated, and while..."
  • "The entire lobby is a giant sports bar with a wall of televisions, clanging acoustics and blaring rock music. The hotel location is very good, but the streets outside are more..."
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Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North Slideshow
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#83 of 169 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "lobby bar" and "sports bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "We viewed the city from the lobby bar on the first night and had a nice relaxing end to a long travel day. The weather was great which made the location even better since it was a..."
  • "Places nearby that I would recommend are Allstars Sports Bar... Cheap (for a big city) draft beers... and the bar staff was very kind... oh and this little place called the Gilt..."
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Hyatt Regency Chicago Slideshow
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#80 of 169 hotels in Chicago
4 travelers mentioned "bar service" and "bar staff" when describing this hotel.
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Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Slideshow
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#74 of 169 hotels in Chicago
4 travelers mentioned "with bar" and "lobby bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "This was the first Fairmont I've stayed at that felt more like a W... circular lobby with bar in the middle, and funky lighting and design -- I was actually confused and couldn't..."
  • "The lobby bar was good (although expensive). I did not try the restaurants, but the room service was very good (but again very expensive). The rooms were clean and modern and the..."
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Hilton Suites Chicago/Magnificent Mile Slideshow
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#72 of 169 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "wet bar" and "with bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "We stayed in a King Suite which includes a love seat, chair, desk, wet bar, & tv on one side and a bed, tv on another side. I really liked the setup so when one of us wanted to get..."
  • "A nice living area with bar and sink separate to the bedroom. Bathrooms were nice as well with double sinks. I cannot say to the showers as I did not use them but overall I was..."
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Conrad Chicago Slideshow
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#15 of 169 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "bar staff" when describing this hotel.
  • "The staff at this hotel were great from the check in staff to the bar staff. They have a great terrace that you can sit and enjoy a drink or a meal. We didn't eat at the hotel..."
  • "I stayed at the Conrad Hilton for a business conference. I packed piles of work to do in the evening after the daylong meetings, plus a novel for the heck of it. I advise just bring a novel! The room ..."
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Park Hyatt Chicago Slideshow
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#8 of 169 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "bar staff" when describing this hotel.
  • "They make bar staff at W hotels seem friendly. Seriously, while the group at the bar is a bit of the "see and be seen" type, the staff doesn't need to join in and act as though..."
  • "So beautiful, great location, super friendly gorgeous hotel..."
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Inn of Chicago Magnificent Mile, an Ascend Collection hotel Slideshow
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#115 of 169 hotels in Chicago
5 travelers mentioned "bartender" when describing this hotel.
  • "And the bar was simple but quite nice, with a really personable bartender. The location was very convenient to my meeting on Wacker Drive, where hotels would have cost much..."
  • "I’d like to give a special thank you to the bartender Jimmy. He was really nice and fun to talk to. We also enjoyed getting to know the other bartender Dan. Both of them really made..."
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Hotel Felix 4.0 of 5 Special Rate $169 (USD)
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#108 of 169 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "lobby/bar" and "bar tender" when describing this hotel.
  • "The lobby/bar is very trendy looking. It's in a great area of Chicago. We walked almost everywhere or took the subway very easily. Our room was beautiful, slightly small, but..."
  • "Bar tender was friendly. Very small bar, but we enjoyed it. I can't wait to go to Chicago again, and stay at this hotel. I was extremley happy with our stay! We can't believe all..."
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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Slideshow
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#7 of 169 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "bar staff" when describing this hotel.
  • "All of the bar staff were very friendly, engaging, and fun - especially on New Year's Eve. One thing I would change would be the bar menu. Offer a few more bar-friendly food options..."
  • "Booking in a bit clunky but after that no problems. Really friendly and helpful staff - relaxed and willing to help. Great location for all activities in Chicago centre. Definitely return for next St..."
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Hotel Burnham - a Kimpton Hotel Slideshow
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#11 of 169 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "bartender" when describing this hotel.
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Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago Slideshow
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#10 of 169 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "lobby bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "We opened the door ourselves 9 out of 10 times and never saw a doorman. On the brighter side, the upstairs lobby bar was fantastic and their limo service to airport was easily..."
  • "Everything at this luxurious was superb. The staff was extremely friendly, the rooms were emaculate, and everything else was equally as amazing. One problem, this hotel still has a great location, but..."
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The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Slideshow
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#14 of 169 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "bartender" when describing this hotel.
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Kinzie Hotel Slideshow
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#17 of 169 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "lobby bar" when describing this hotel.
  • "This means that there isn't a hotel lobby bar. But really? People are complaining about that? There are fantastic bars/restaurants literally RIGHT next door.) The hotel then..."
  • "My wife and I went to Chicago for a business meeting and wanted to stay in the downtown area but not pay too much money for the room. We found a great deal on bookit.com for the Amalfi ($189) so we g..."
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