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    The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

    520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-1602
    (312) 436-2261
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    i can't begin to explain to you how unhappy i was staying at this hotel but let me "count the ways." 1. NO HEAT ... had to have a heater brought up to my room. those of us from "warmer" climates are not used to...More

    1  Thank Lori S
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I stayed at this hotel on 10/28/17 and will not be back. The walls are so thin we easily heard the conversation in the next room. The elevator smelled like smoke and was very small. There were not even basic amenities in the room, we...More

    1  Thank Dona A
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here one night, before a European Trip. We got a great rate in an amazing location. The lobby of the hotel is very nice and beautiful, they had a decent bar, that opened later. They had us in another building attached to the...More

    Thank dlangner
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This hotel is perfectly located just walking distance from pretty much everything. It’s a beautiful mix of old and modern. The room was not too small, didn’t feel cramped. The service was excellent. All staff was very friendly and so helpful! I would definitely recommend.

    Thank Anil B
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I enjoyed my stay at the Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center. Got a free upgrade to king room so I cannot complain. Spacious rooms with comfortable beds and very nice hotel amenities overall. Location of the hotel is also great. Would totally recommend it!

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    • $84 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Alejandra R
    October 17, 2017|
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    Response from ARCH41 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes - we had theater tickets sent to the hotel and they held them for us until we arrived 4 days later.
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    Corinne C
    August 11, 2017|
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    Response from mdaby3 | Reviewed this property |
    Call them. 312-427-3800
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    August 10, 2017|
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    Response from RockiesFan13 | Reviewed this property |
    The newly updated room we stayed in, was probably redone in the 1960s. Call the hotel directly and ask for the suite # and verify with them.
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