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Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

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Fort Wayne
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my favorite hotel in Chicago. A one of a kind experience...great people, great food, great fun. A very unique and historic hotel...really cool and staff was great. Game room is awesome, and our whole company loved the experience. We hosted a national sales meeting for 100, and our people are raving about the venue. Highly recommend.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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My wife and I stayed here for only one night but had an amazing experience. We arrived super early (9:00 am) to store our bags and explore Chicago. The front desk staff and bellmen were beyond professional and nice as my wife had some special requests (she has to store breast milk) they were able to accommodate no problem. Had...

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Indianapolis
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It is a beautiful hotel, but the staff is even better. They could not have been more helpful. I had a problem with my original room. They gave me a new room -- no questions asked and even helped us back our things to move to the new room.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great decoration and comfort, lifts can take a bit longer in a a busy hours and because there is a burger shop at the ground floor sometimes you feel a bit of this delicious smell... overall is great...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friends and I hung out in their upstairs bar before we went up to Cindy's and it was amazing. I loved atmosphere in the room and there was plenty of things to do including pool, bocce ball, and chess/checkers. Drinks were on the higher end for pricing but it was overall worth it.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I came into the restaurant with my girlfriends and I had never heard of the athletic club before. We had an extremely great time and all of the staff matched perfectly with the atmosphere of the entire building. I would like to give a special thanks to Fred who showed us around and got us a taxi and we felt...

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chicago
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a private party at Cindy's for my husbands birthday. Kelsey and Evie Marie, events managers were fantastic in helping to plan the event. The food and service were excellent. David was our go to assistant in the room during our party. He was so nice and helpfull for the little things that came up. Most of our guests...

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Grayslake, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What an incredible hotel, go there for the location, the amenities, the service, and the one of a kind atmosphere. The front desk to everyone else who worked there were extremely friendly and helpful.

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Bridget M, Front Office Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

Hello RLMSmith, Thanks for the one of a kind review! We are so happy that our teamed wowed you with their friendliness. We are certainly unlike any other hotel, we are so happy that you enjoyed it! We hope you come back to see us again soon. Cheers! Bridget

baltimore, MD
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a unique local experience. It is clean and comfortable. The desk chair in the room is tough to actually work from. The other areas of the hotel are as dark in the day as they are at night. Service was good. No coffee in room but you get a token for a free cup @ the milk bar...

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Bridget M, Front Office Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

Hello hammocc, Thanks for taking the time to review CAA. We are so happy to know that you enjoyed staying with us. You are right- we are very unique, I'm thrilled to know it suited you. I hope you have a chance to come back and see us again! All the Best, Bridget

Grand Rapids
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, history and location. Easy. Clean, friendly. Parked across the street at Millenium Park and this was convenient and easy to access. Food and service was fantastic. Staff friendly and conversational.

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Hello Mary S, Thank your for the fantastic review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your kind feedback with the staff. Please come back soon! All the Best, Bridget

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inside these warmly elegant quarters you will find a design aesthetic inspired by the athletic heritage of the building-yet with thoroughly contemporary amenities throughout. A sense of play is alive here, as well, in divining which artifacts are vintage and which are new-something to ponder as the crystal glasses and cocktail carafe beckon a good, icy stir. Victorian-inspired lighting, brass fixtures and ironwork recall Chicago's industrial heritage, while wooden gym ladders, smartly reimagined as a storage wall, are as likely to hold a flask as a vintage self-improvement manual. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Address: 12 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: $162 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Chicago Athletic Association Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 241
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Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#18 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“The Junior Suite is spacious and has excellent views of Millenium Park”
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 of 5 bubbles V6417BDmattp, 1 week ago | Read review
“Interior facing rooms have poor views”
 of 5 bubbles NCTheSwede, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the elevators, and not adjoined to another room.”
 of 5 bubbles richybooy, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“All of the rooms are excellent quality”
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“do not accept an adjoining room”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah5468, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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