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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First and foremost, i had no idea this place existed, what an awesome place, the vintage character has remained true to its roots. I had the pleasure to attend an event held in the games room.Complete with foosball tables ,pool tables and even an indoor Bocce Ball court the experience was warm " techno free" and truly a tare experience....

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Billerica
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was as tiny as a closet. No dressers to put belongings in the room. The room was also facing an alley and another building almost within reach of my room. The temperature control did not seem to be working. It was very warm in Chicago when I was there and I set the temperature to 66 on "cool." It...

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Campbell, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a business trip, and I had never been to this location before. The staff was amazing, as were the public aresa. Food was great and the atmosphere is very lively. From my arrival to my departure, everyone was really great. Rooms near airshaft are really dark though, I'd suggest better lighting. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I flew in from St. Louis and this was my mothers first time really getting to experience Chicago so we decided to have a little staycation and take in the town. The location of the hotel was very convenient and we were able to walk to the bean park across the street, as well as places like target, Starbucks, Macy's,...

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Hancock, Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend recommended to try the bar so we stopped in for lunch and had a burger and fries. Oh and the grilled shishito peppers and they were the bomb. The atmosphere was really relaxed and cozy. Who has Schlitz beer on tap nowadays haha this place.

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

Steve K, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your awesome feedback! I certainly enjoy the great food in the Game Room too, and I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Please stop by and see us again in the future.. All the best, Mychel Smith Assistant Front Office Manager

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently went to Chicago for the very first time, and did not do a ton of research prior to my trip. I reached out to the concierge and Gertruda was super helpful with her recommendations of things to do and places to eat - she knew we were arriving late and helped us make reservations at hotel's rooftop restaurant...

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Huge pluses: Design, ambience, staff. A great comfortable place to wander halls, enjoy city view, sit by the fire. Significant negatives: Sleeping rooms of our entire group were absurdly dark--I knew exactly where my red purse was and couldn't find it until I'd turned on every light in the room. The hotel provides a humidor and a cocktail shaker, but...

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Chicago
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Celebrated Valentines/Anniversary with a one night stay at the hotel. Staff was great in helping us plan our limited time, which we split at Cindy's, the Game Room, and capped with an amazing dinner at the Cherry Circle Room.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this place and will be back soon. Everything here is great. CCR is a great place to eat and save room for dessert. The awful awful or brandy Alexander are unreal. Just wish the milk room was open to more people.

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Sarah T, Hotel Manager at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, responded to this review

Hello bOphillips, Thank you for the glowing review of Chicago Athletic Association Hotel and Cherry Circle Room. The Milk Room is a very unique and popular spot and does take reservations so we hope to see you in there soon! Cheers! Sarah

Frankfort
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved the experience, wish we had more time to enjoy and explore the hotel. Enjoyed a drink before dinner in the Game Room, Cherry Circle Room after dinner and a play and then Cindy's the following morning for a Bloody Mary. Looking for to the Milk Room next time!

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Hello msolski10, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It sounds like you had the chance to enjoy many of our offerings and we look forward to seeing you in Milk Room on your next visit! Cheers! Sarah

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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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Highlights
  • 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 )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • 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: $166 - $455 (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:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#18 Business Hotel in Chicago
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Interior facing rooms have poor views”
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“Ask for a room away from the elevators, and not adjoined to another room.”
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“All of the rooms are excellent quality”
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“do not accept an adjoining room”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah5468, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
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