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Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


#41 of 204 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
233Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
72Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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When you check into the hotel, you find yourself in a lobby that takes you back in time, Everything about the Lobby says this will be a 5 start experience. Great location, eye catching lobby. Unfortunately the accommodations were just average. The room was somewhat small and
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Around every corner we were impressed with the personality, style and service of the property along with every interaction with the hotel's associates. We look forward to returning and trying Cindy's on the 13th floor!
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Response from dnorris1, Director of Guest Services at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
Responded today
Dear 380MichaelS380, Thank you for the lovely review of your visit to the CAA. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and are delighted that you enjoyed their friendly service. We hope to see you again soon and look forward to your visit to Cindy's! Warm Regards, Dennis N.
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Tried booking here in January for my upcoming trip in May. Initially, when I first tried to book- I was told they did not want my reservation because a three night stay was not long enough for them and they would like to keep the room open for someone who wanted to book 4+
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The hotel is beautiful and the staff were very accommodating and responsive. Cindy's is a "do not miss" . The rooms are a little bit dark (bathroom lighting is soft for putting on make-up). But, overall clean and comfortable.
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Great place to stay!!!! Absolutely recommend this gem is downtown Chicago! Loved it. Customer service was outstanding, from the moment we walked in, we were greeted and shown to front desk for check-in.
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Response from dnorris1, Director of Guest Services at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
Responded today
Dear Excursion34734409136, Your review made our day! We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at the CAA, and thank you for your kind words about the service that you received from our friendly staff. We hope to see you again soon! Warm Regards, Dennis N.
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$237 - $775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesIllinoisChicagoCentralDowntown / The LoopTheater District
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