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“Cool, trendy, fabulous!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Ranked #42 of 185 Hotels in Chicago
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Waukegan, Illinois
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Cool, trendy, fabulous!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

Our stay was wonderful!!! Very trendy and new decor!! Beds were really comfortable and the ceilings were so high! Loved our stay!! The staff was wonderful! Special thanks to Jennifer, Carlos, Bianca, Kenny and Charles! We'll be back!!

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Greg S
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Stefanie K, Director of Sales at Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, responded to this review, December 11, 2012
Thank you for your review. I am so happy you had a great experience. We have a very special staff at the front desk, and our very lucky to have each and every one of them. We look forward to your next stay, and I am sure the staff can't wait to see you as well.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2012

I travel to Chicago frequently on business. This is my favorite place to stay by far. I joke and call it my Chicago home. The front desk knows me by name and has my favorite room ready for me. The loacation is great but actually its the oatmeal for breakfast that is my all time favorite. I have referred this location to many of my co workers.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Stefanie K, Director of Sales at Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, responded to this review, December 11, 2012
Thank you for always staying with us. We are happy to be your "Home Away From Home". That certainly means a lot to us. We hope to see you soon.
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Wood Dale, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2012

This was our first time at this property and we would definitely return. The room was nice and the beds were very comfortable. The staff was great and the location is excellent. There are so many restaurants and great shopping, all within walking distance.
There are many choices for continental breakfast and the food was always replenished.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Stefanie K, Director of Sales at Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, responded to this review, December 7, 2012
Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We agree, the possibilities are endless for things to do in the area and are glad you took advantage of our location. We hope you choose to stay with us on your next family trip.
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Forsyth, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

The location of the property is perfect for weekends- right off of North Michigan near shops, dining etc. and only a few blocks from the lake as well. Usually able to find a good price here, esp. considering the rooms are new and the rate includes breakfast. Used to stay at the Courtyard Marriott just across the street, but this location seems to often have better rates. Hotel doesn't have a restaurant or bar, but it's not missed with so many good options nearby.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
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2 Thank Rachel H
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Stefanie K, Director of Sales at Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, responded to this review, December 7, 2012
Thank you for your review and taking a chance on us after staying at the Courtyard. We have upgraded our rooms since 2009 and recently purchased new linen and towels. You are right, a restaurant is not completely missed at the hotel considering there are over 7 fast food restaurants at your finger tips as well as upscale restaurants like Capital Grille next door. We look forward to your future stays with us.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

We have stayed here before. We went to the largest meeting held in Chicago during the year. It was also shopping season. The staff is friendly and helpful. there is a computer in the lobby for those of us without laptops.

I repeatedly recommend this hotel which is part of the Marriott chain.

Room Tip: relatively new hotel, large room, excellent (free) breakfast. Close to the Magnificence Mile, with b...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Stefanie K, Director of Sales at Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, responded to this review, December 7, 2012
Thank you for choosing to stay with us during the RSNA convention in Chicago. We hope your trip was success but also enjoyable. We hope you stay with us for years to come.
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

Its a hotel located close to main points and nice restaurants. I was there on business and the problem I saw is the wifi internet doesnt work on my room. I spend hours in the lobby answering mails while I could did this at my room.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Paulista05
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Stefanie K, Director of Sales at Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, responded to this review, December 7, 2012
Thank you for your review. I do have good news for you regarding our internet. By the end of 1st quarter, we will be broadening our bandwidth to offer strong wi-fi internet reception throughout the entire hotel. We sincerely apologize for your inconcenience. We do hope you visit us again on business in the near future.
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

My partner and I stayed here Thanksgiving and were very pleased. The check in was smooth and all the staff was friendly right down to the maintenance person we encountered in the elevator who asked if everything was okay with our stay. The hotel has a hip, trendy vibe but still manages to feel homey and welcoming. The location was excellent which made shopping downtown very convenient and it was just a short walk to the "L" so we could venture uptown for more shopping and dining options. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: Like many downtown hotels, the rooms can be small. Choose a suite to add value to your stay.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TravelDude66
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Stefanie K, Director of Sales at Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, responded to this review, December 7, 2012
Thank you for your kind comments. I have shared your review with the staff. It meant a lot to us that recognized our friendly, down to earth character. We take great pride in creating an enviornment where it does feel like your "home away from home" or at least a hotel team full of fun individuals that can make your stay memorable! We hope you and your partner visit us again.
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Additional Information about Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

Property: Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Address: 216 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611-3258
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Streeterville , Near North Side
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Chicago
#38 Business Hotel in Chicago
#44 Family Hotel in Chicago
#50 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile 3.5*
Number of rooms: 185
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to our Marriott Flagship Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago downtown hotel. Our unique, contemporary hotel features 15 stories, located in the heart of the Magnificent Mile, with 185 guestrooms and suites. We are friendly, fun, but yet down to business. We provide a comfortable, affordable oasis in Chicago’s Downtown. All rooms include breakfast and high speed Wi-Fi Internet. We are one of the closest hotels to Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue shopping. ... more   less 
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