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Congress Plaza Hotel

520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

+1 312 427 3800

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based on 7,375 reviews


Value for money

Located in The Loop, this hotel is steps away from Columbia College Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography and Auditorium Building and Theatre. Fine Arts Building and Buckingham Fountain are also within 5 minutes. Harrison Station and Chicago Van Buren Street Station are within a 5-minute walk.

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Standard rooms - Garden view


£127 totalExpedia
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Double rooms - River view


£215 totalExpedia
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King rooms - River view


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Queen rooms - Ocean view


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Other Rooms - River view


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  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Safety deposit box


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by lift
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by lift


  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lake view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Dining table

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Golf
  • Beauty salon


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly buffet


  • Fitness centre

Places of interest near Congress Plaza Hotel

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Grant Park0.1 mi
Field Museum0.7 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Spertus Cafe0.1 mi
Mercat a La Planxa0.1 mi
Artists Restaurant0.1 mi
Hokin Cafe0.1 mi

Traveller Reviews

GoodBased on 7375 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Clean, helpful staff ,good location." (in 550 reviews)
  • Room was clean and well stocked. (in 337 reviews)
  • "Great location, friendly staff, old feel!" (in 233 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room had a horrible odor. (in 324 reviews)
  • Very old shabby hotel. (in 237 reviews)
  • Water pressure was horrible (in 87 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Congress Plaza Hotel is less than the Chicago average rate for 3-star hotels. The nightly rate at Congress Plaza Hotel is typically £78, whereas the nightly rate in Chicago is £60 more.

  • Congress Plaza Hotel is 16.1 mi away from Chicago O'Hare Intl. You can typically expect your drive time from Congress Plaza Hotel to Chicago O'Hare Intl to be 48min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • With parking available at Congress Plaza Hotel, you could always hire a car for as low as £32/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Chicago. A very popular option for travellers staying at Congress Plaza Hotel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Chicago O'Hare Intl directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, Congress Plaza Hotel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or order something to take away. There are also many other quality food options in Chicago for those looking for something different. Guests staying at Congress Plaza Hotel are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Congress Plaza Hotel. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 312 427 3800.

  • 0.2 mi separate the front steps of Congress Plaza Hotel and the city centre of Chicago, where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Grant Park, a very popular landmark in Chicago.

  • Is Congress Plaza Hotel pet-friendly?

  • Yes, Congress Plaza Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Congress Plaza Hotel does have a gym on site that is available to hotel guests. Some hotel gyms may not have 24-hour access, so it is best to ask a front desk clerk for fitness centre hours.

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