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“Terrific Location...” 4 of 5 stars
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The Talbott Hotel
Ranked #3 of 185 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Pensacola, Florida
2 reviews
“Terrific Location...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My friend and I spent 4 nights here and had a wonderful time. The staff was MOST helpful. My only issue was the WiFi...not sure if it was being on the 15th floor, but the connection was dreadfully slow.

Room Tip: If you need WiFi access, it might be best to stay closer to a lower-level floor.
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had a fantastic stay at the Talbott, loved the location. Quick walk to multiple restaurants including Giordanno's and easy to get to from a Red Line train! The staff was extremely kind, and the room was very nice, especially for the price!

Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is one hotel name to remember! The location is perfect for most of the sights. The rooms are very clean and comfortable with an old style charm and good WiFi. Nothing is too much trouble for any of the staff and the price is very reasonable. The diner recommended to us by the doorman became our regular breakfast joint.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is indeed a great boutique hotel that lives up to its high rating. The staff were kind and helpful. The room was nicely appointed and large. The location is ideal - about 3 blocks from Michigan Ave. at the Hancock Tower. The street has a neighborhood feel to it; coffee and multiple restaurant choices are close at hand and I felt safe walking around with my two children. Our room was in the back so it was extremely quiet, though a bit dark. If you like a high end experience in a smaller environment, this is the perfect place.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Well located, cozy and so very comfortable. But you always remember a hotel by the interactions with staff. From concierge's assistance with plans prior to our Chicago weekend, to front desk, bell men, restaurant and housekeeping, every single person was amiable, helpful and warm. Minor issues were instantly resolved. Breakfast at Mercadito on the sidewalk was delicious. The expected such as comfortable bed, luxury linens, quiet, dark, good air conditioning was all there. A delightful experience. Can't wait to repeat.

Room Tip: Upgrade to a deluxe room, well worth it!
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

While we sometimes stay in those big monster, nonpersonal hotels, we always love staying in the calmer, boutique hotels. The Talbott Hotel has always been a favorite. No, the elevators aren't fast, no, it doesn't have coffee/tea urns in the lobby, but what it does have is a great location off of the miracle mile (we prefer being on the northern part in this area in general, and is quiet and well run. The beds are very comfortable and the sheets wonderful. Internet worked fine. The room had its own coffee maker and the bathroom had Molly Brown products. Our room looked upon another building so the room was dark, but we had sufficient lights by the bed so who cared? My only small--very small--issue is that the cleaning

Room Tip: I always try to stay away from the elevator as people often talk when waiting.
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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san jose, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Go to hotel in Chicago for great service, amenities and a Mini Mac in your room. Could access my Netflix and see it on the big screen. Located just off the Magnificent Mile and easy access to the sights you want to see. Wonderful place to stay. Had dinner at Mercadito's , the adjoining restaurant, which was quite good. Neighborhood has an upscale local feel and Delaware is a nice walking street to the bidder avenues for shopping.

Stayed August 2014, traveled on business
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Additional Information about The Talbott Hotel

Property: The Talbott Hotel
Address: 20 East Delaware Place, Chicago, IL 60611-4938
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast , Near North Side
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 185 Hotels in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Talbott Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 149
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the many comforting rewards of a small European style hotel in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast. Steps away from Michigan Avenue. As staff well versed in the art of fine European hospitality, people who remember your name and tend swiftly to your special, as well as, everyday needs. A host of gracious amenities including nightly turn-down service, morning newspapers, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, and complimentary access to a world class health center. ... more   less 
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