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“Great location and service” 4 of 5 stars
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The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   909 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 (Gold Coast)   |  
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“Great location and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Traveled for business. Great location and great service. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was clean and spacious. It was very quiet, didn't hear any noise at all. Only stayed for one night but I will definitely stay again whenever I return to Chicago.

Stayed July 2014
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westinmichave, Manager at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Hi MAPR12,

Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We are so glad that you had a restful evening and that you would like to return. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Be well,
Kristin
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at 3:30 expecting a smooth check-in but that wasn't possible...no idea when my room will be ready. Asked to speak with the manager. No contact. I sit in the lobby....like a train station here. Don't come to Chicago and stay here, that is if you expect service.

Stayed July 2014
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westinmichave, Manager at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Hi baiano59,

We sincerely apologize for the disappointing experience you have had. We appreciate your feedback so we can improve. Thank you for taking the time to share this very useful information.

Be well,
Kristin
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Very nice hotel. Great staff, great room (clean) and good shower pressure!! Right in the heart of the city. Pleant of thing to do and a few blocks away from the beautiful lake. Parking is $$$$. May look for other options on this.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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westinmichave, Manager at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Hi lpc48,

Thank you for the great feedback. We are delighted that you have enjoyed the shower pressure, location, and overall experience. We are always happy to help you find alternative parking nearby, and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Be well,
Kristin
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This hotel is just OK. Great location, steps from Michigan Ave without all the noise. If you're used to staying at the Starwood family of hotels or are familiar with the Westin, this one is not quite up to snuff. It was clean enough, but not in the details (mirrors, walls, carpet) and my room didn't have shampoo or conditioner, so I had to call down and wait for it to be delivered. I've stayed here a couple of times on trips to Chicago and my main thought is you can do better!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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westinmichave, Manager at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Hi Bambi0920,

Thank you for the helpful input. We apologize that the details of the hotel were not clean, and we have followed up with housekeeping to ensure that we pay closer attention in the future. We are scheduled to renovate rooms in January, so we sincerely hope you give us a second chance.

Thank you and be well,
Kristin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was at this hotel for three nights for business. It is in a great location and close to lots of restaurants and shopping.
The rooms were standard. Nothing special. You are in downtown Chicago so not a great view of anything other than another building.
One thing I was disappointed with was their green program. I stayed at another Starwood hotel in New Orleans and when I participated at night, I would receive a voucher for Starbucks under the door. I tried to participate at this hotel but didn't receive anything for either night. Maybe it was missed, but I didn't get my room cleaned or any additional towels, so I don't think that was the case.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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westinmichave, Manager at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, responded to this review, July 25, 2014
Hi Loves2TravelMP,

Thank you for the helpful feedback. We apologize that the green choice program did not work out smoothly, and we ahve followed up with our staff to review the system. We're glad you enjoyed the location, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Be well,
Kristin
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is the perfect Location on Michigan Avenue. Right across the street from John Handcock Bld, Macy's all the great shopping. We were SPG Gold members so was upgraded to a corner room which was very large, perfect with kids. Also 2 blocks from Lake Michigan, great running paths along the beach! The Hotel is working to get a club lounge which is the only reason I did not rate as excellent.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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westinmichave, Manager at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Hi kmdm22,

Thank you for the wonderful comments! We are delighted that you have enjoyed your experience and that you took advantage of our location. We look forward to welcoming you back and hopefully you will return after we finish our club lounge.

Be well,
Kristin
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Naperville, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nice hotel. Great. Location, one block to water tower place. Couple blocks walk to beach. There are bar and restaurants in walking distance. Hotel has a nice bar with good food. Rooms were nice size and very clean. The service was very good.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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westinmichave, Manager at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Hi sundance366,

Thank you for the kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed our guest services and location. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon.

Be well,
Kristin
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Address: 909 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast , Near North Side
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Green Hotel in Chicago
#24 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#46 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#75 Business Hotel in Chicago
#78 Family Hotel in Chicago
#79 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago 4*
Number of rooms: 752
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago is on the Magnificent Mile across from Bloomingdale's and the upscale shops of Water Tower Place. The exhilarating excitement of Chicago is at our doorstep. ... more   less 
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