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InterContinental Chicago

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Rockford, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great Hotel, right on the Magnificent Mile. Starbucks, Eno Wine Bar and Michael Jordan's restaurant on property. Great gym and huge pool. Comfy beds. Got a great deal and had a fabulous time. Would for sure stay again!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place has a lot to offer. First off, location, location, location! In the heart of it all. Walking distance to the Chicago bean aka Cloud Gate. Bus runs to Navy Pier and Willis Tower right in front of the hotel. Michael Jordan's steakhouse is downstairs as well as a wine bar. The staff was very nice and extremely attentive.... More 

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is older, but the lobby is nice. The rooms are a bit dated. I was in the executive tower and the room was very large to the point there wasn't enough furniture to fill the space. The bathroom was huge and the best part of the room. Views towards downtown Chicage were amazing and the location of the... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time! Breakfast was included and amazing! Room was beautiful and clean. I just didn't like the indoor pool that much. The best location in town. Walking distance to most of all touristic attractions.

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ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent just one night here this past weekend. We are usually Marriott loyal, but got a better rate here. We had a 2- double room on 25th floor. It was a little cozy for 3 of us, but we can handle that for just one night. Decor seemed to be modern and updated. The bathroom had a weird configuration. The... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was in town for a business convention and stayed at the Intercontinental in Chicago. Because of my membership in IHG, I expect to get good service but this was even more than I expected. First, I was early getting to the hotel, but they had my room ready (and upgraded). Second, the doorman at the front was incredibly kind... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had an excellent stay in Chicago at the Intercontinental. First off this hotel is perfectly located, near the river, near the great shopping on the Miracle Mile, great restaurants nearby, etc. Second, the hotel staff was very friendly and very helpful. Third, the room I had was roomy, clean, and quiet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is located along the Magnificent Mile of Michigan Ave, which puts it close to many shopping and dining options. The room was clean and spacious. There's free wifi for IHG members. The pool was excellent and the gym was well equipped. Had 1 breakfast there but didn't try the other restaurants

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is located on the prime spot in Chicago downtown - on magnificent mile. That is the best thing of the hotel. Hotel itself looks impressive from outside. Lobby inside and rooms are ok - nothing wrong but nothing special. Breakfast was in my opinion too expensive. Would most probably stay again because of the great location.

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Romford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Check-in was quick and easy. Being a member of the IHG rewards programme, I got free Wi-Fi, which came in very handy when checking the opening times/directions of places I wanted to go to. I had a room on the 14th floor overlooking North Michigan Avenue. Overall it was very quiet, but the noise from passing fire engines and the... More 

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Staying in Magnificent Mile

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Eno
Eno
Cuisines: Wine Bar, International
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
InterContinental Chicago is a lot like the city itself: historic but hip, refined but relaxed, cultured but comfortable. A member of Michigan Avenue s architectural elite since 1929, our hotel is within easy reach of Chicago s incomparable museums, stores, theatres and restaurants. Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium and Oak Street Beach are minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Chicago

Address: 505 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Magnificent Mile , Near North Side
Price Range: $202 - $479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — InterContinental Chicago 4.5*
Number of rooms: 844
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Chicago Hotel Chicago
Chicago Intercontinental
Hotel Style:
#30 Green Hotel in Chicago
#46 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#58 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#64 Business Hotel in Chicago
#65 Family Hotel in Chicago
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