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Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

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Sterling, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With confidence, I can recommend this property for any business seeking a unique and interesting venue to host a marketing. My organization hosted a two day event on site and were extremely pleased with everything. The facilities are wonderful, the staff a joy to work with and the food excellent.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing architectural treasure, now a first class hotel! Wonderful how they maintained the 19th club-feel, especially on the 1st and 2nd floors, yet created very comfortable rooms for the modern guest. Both the room service breakfast and breakfast in the Cherry Circle restaurant were very good. Only complaint: it was tricky getting the temperature of the water in the shower... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful experience at CAA. We were there for a wedding. Such an amazing venue with great staff, perfect location and so much to do. We will definitely return either for an event or for pleasure.

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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is great, rooms excellent. No view both times that I stayed and the bars as so busy you can NOT get a drink. But the comfort of the bed is worth it alone. If you can get service the food and prices are very good. Room rates are good. They also need an ice machine but they have no... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is awesome! I highly suggest eating at the rooftop bar Cindy's while you stay. The food and views are amazing. If you enjoy specialty cocktails and you have money to drop.. try to get a reservation in the 8-seat bar, The Milk Room. Excellently crafted cocktails and small bites. We had a great time. The hotel room was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I thought the Virgin Hotel was my favorite - but it was booked solid for the dates of my trip so I started the Chicago Athletic Association - which is really wonderful the public rooms are beautiful architectural examples of old time Chicago - the staff is welcoming and helpful, the rooms - while small are charming - with great... More 

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Patrick H, General Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

trevorbr- Thank you for your great review of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. We're glad you had a chance to try us out and appreciate you sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor nation. While I appreciate the kind words about the building and furnishings, the comments on the staff mean a lot. Thank you! Best, Patrick Hatton General Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice hotel building and rooms. Very comfortable well appointed room. Staff very anonymous. Slightly odd place, bit like staying in a hostel with lots of tourist traffic coming in to have a look at the bars and roof terrace, which is packed with non residents. They should have residents area or preferential seating in bars. No spa which is disappointing... More 

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Patrick H, General Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

Malcolm K- Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and I am sorry that you were disappointed in your experience. Our iconic building on South Michigan Avenue had never been open to the public in its 125 year history and therefore, when we opened the doors in May of last year, the response from the locals has... More 

Plainwell, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All the employees were kind, friendly and helpful. The decor is breath taking. Could have not asked for a better location. The hotel is pet friendly. I brought my dog, Rusty, and he was treated like a king.

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Patrick H, General Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

mcauliffe317- Thank you for your fabulous review! Glad you and Rusty enjoyed! Best, Patrick Hatton General Manager More 

Milwaukee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is a gem. And the service, 5-Star. The food options within the property are excellent. You'll never want to leave. No cost was spared in this renovation. Rooms and public spaces are like no other.

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Patrick H, General Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

peggysA9993QM- What an amazing review! Thank you for the kind words about the building and the service. We appreciate your business and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, Patrick Hatton General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here in June and toured the different historic featured areas of the hotel. Our room was reminiscent of a private men's club. Custom woolen blankets on the foot of the beds, pristine throwback white tile bathroom, "champion" robes, the attention to detail was incredible! The beds were perfect, and the rooms were quiet--we never heard a peep from... More 

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Patrick H, General Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

Gingeries- Wow! Thank you for the fantastic review. It sound like you enjoyed the room and the public spaces equally! Thanks for joining us in Cindy's, the Game Room and the Drawing Room! Love the phrase "Can't Miss experience"! Hope you don't mind if we that every now and again and again and again! Thank you again and see you... More 

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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 )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-3300
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: $221 - $689 (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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#18 Business Hotel in Chicago
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