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“Great location otherwise Average” 3 of 5 bubbles
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The Silversmith Hotel
Ranked #13 of 185 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great location otherwise Average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013

We stayed here for three nights while sightseeing in Chicago. The hotel has a fantastic location; very central. The rooms were clean. As Downtown Chicago hotels are pricey, we thought this was a fair value. Nothing special other than a good location.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank raejc
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Hans R, General Manager at The Silversmith Hotel, responded to this review, October 24, 2013
Thank you for your comments. I am sorry that we did not "WOW" you during your stay, and hope that we will see you during another visit to Chicago so that we have the opportunity to WOW you.

Hans
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Monterey, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

This was our second visit and like the first it was great.
Staff friendly, upgrade to suite on request. Clean, quiet great room on 9th floor.
Just wish it was cheaper to park a car in Chicago.
Forgot a mini ipod in room and they called to return it.
Will return on next visit to Chicago.
Love the location for Museums and the Park.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank larryjohn
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Hans R, General Manager at The Silversmith Hotel, responded to this review, October 24, 2013
Wow! What a great review! Thank you for the kind words and for thanking the staff for going above and beyond! We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Chicago!

Hans
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Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013

Usually we stay at more name recognizable hotels - Marriott, etc.. so this was a really great surprise. We were in town for the Chicago Marathon and this hotel on S. Wabash was perfectly located by Millennium Park. The staff was very friendly, always willing to run down the block to hail us a cab and Andre has a great smile! Large comfortable lobby with citrus water available and complimentary breakfast in the morning. Rooms were larger then average, very clean and beds were wonderful. Decor was modern and lovely. There was also a work desk, large TV, free wifi, and wonderful big bathroom! We walked to Water Tower Place but it's a bit of a hike.

Room Tip: The 'L' runs on Wabash so make sure to book a room "not facing Wabash". We asked...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Melvil2013
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Emily C, Front Office Manager at The Silversmith Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Dear valued guest-

Thank you very much for your comments. We are glad that you not only enjoyed our hotel rooms and amenities, but that Andre was able to WOW you with his service. We hope to see you again in the future!

Emily C
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

Beautiful facility. The beds were super comfortable. There is complimentary wi-fi (in a good hotel? who would have guessed?) and the staff was lovely.

A bit pricey, but so are all the other really good hotels in the Loop.

Room Tip: Ask for a room on the opposite side of Wabash to lessen the train noise.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank D G
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Emily C, Front Office Manager at The Silversmith Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful comments! We are so pleased that you not only enjoyed our amenities such as the complimentary WIFI, but also our amazing staff. We hope to see you back at The Silversmith again.

Emily C
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Bronx, New York
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

It is located in a great location in loop but hotel has limited amenities. Room was small but adequately furnished and clean. The exercise room had only a few machines. No pool or spa. Wifi only in lobby with ethernet plug in room. Staff was courteous and helpful.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Daniel S
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Emily C, Front Office Manager at The Silversmith Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Dear Valued Guest-

I am so sorry that we did not meet all your needs. We strive for 100% satisfaction guaranteed and I am sorry that we fell short this time. Please email me directly at emily.cohen@silversmithhotel.com so that we can discuss this in more detail.

Emily C
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

This was an elegant and friendly hotel. The staff were so helpful and welcoming. We had a renovated room. It was spacious and well equiped. My only small disappointment were the sheets. At first I thought they had not been changed but on closer inspection they were clean but appeared poorly ironed . The bed was very comfortable and although the room was adjacent to the el we slept through it. This is a stylish hotel and very convenient for sight seeing and shopping.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Hans R, General Manager at The Silversmith Hotel, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Dear Valued Guest-

Thank you so much for your comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the comfort and quietness of our rooms. Thank you for informing me that we did not meet your standard with our sheets and know that we will correct that immediately. We hope to see you again in the future.

Hans
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

Exceeded expectations during a stay in August. Special mention for Enrique and others on staff - gentlemen above and beyond the call of duty. The location is excellent. Easy walking distance of all the important destinations. The lobby is spacious, fine spot for meeting outside of room to talk. Best trip of the year!

Room Tip: Ask for one in the back away from the elevated train.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 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 Kathleen F
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Hans R, General Manager at The Silversmith Hotel, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Dear Kathleen-

WOW! Thank you so much for the wonderful comments and for mentioning Enrique. We are glad that you enjoyed his top notch service!

We hope to see you on your next trip to Chicago.

Hans
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Property: The Silversmith Hotel
Address: 10 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-2801 (Formerly The Silversmith Hotel & Suites)
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Chicago
#13 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#13 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#17 Business Hotel in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Silversmith Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 143
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy exceptional service, a warm and elegant setting with an unparalleled location in downtown Chicago. The Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown is a a rare gem, that is encased in classical architecture and sparkling with a new choice of luxury through contemporary spacious guest rooms. ... more   less 
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