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Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago

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The property is located across the street from Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain, offers views of Lake Michigan and it is an easy walk to Millennium Park as well as the Art Institute of Chicago. This historic hotel offers traditional interiors and moderately priced rooms. Centrally located, this grand old hotel also offers guests easy access to the Symphony Center and Willis Tower. Chicagos O'Hare airport is just 20 miles away and Midway Airport just 10 miles away.

The Congress Plaza Hotel is a historic Chicago fixture. Built in 1893, this hotel has housed US presidents and hosted historic events like the National American Women Suffrage Associations celebration of the 19th amendments ratification in 1920.

The hotel has many amenities, including The Gazebo Restaurant (a casual, convenient destination for breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and The Tavern Tap Pub (an evening retreat for draught beers, cocktails, and more). Off of the newly-renovated lobby, the new Rafael Steakhouse is open from 11am to 10:30pm. Weather-permitting, guests may dine on an outdoor cafe. Room service is available from 6:30am-10pm each day.

To suit guests' varied needs, the hotel has a 24-hour fitness room, 23 meeting rooms, the famous Gold Room banquet hall, a gift shop, same-day dry cleaning valet, and overnight shoeshine. Valet Parking and self-park is available for a fee.

There are 852 rooms, including 50 suites on 14 floors. Children 16 and under stay free in parents room. All rooms include a coffeemaker, hairdryer, telephone, and television with 55 channels, including Showtime, and Movies On Demand. Wired and wireless high speed internet access is available for a daily fee of $9.95.

To check in, a guest in each room must present a valid credit card for incidentals or a $75 cash deposit (which would be returned in full if no additional services are used).

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Property Information by Travelocity
  • Air Conditioning (In Room)
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television (Cable/Satellite)
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Television
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Telephone (Voicemail)
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Mini-Bar

Hotel Details

Property Information by Travelocity
  • 853 Rooms / 14 Floors
  • Built in 1893
  • Electronic Key
  • Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Sprinkler in Rooms
  • Common Area High speed Access
  • Smoke Alarm in Rooms
  • Photocopy Service
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Computer Use Available
  • Concierge Services
  • Uniformed Security on Site
  • Barber/Hair Stylist
  • Common/Public Areas Accessible to Wheelchairs
  • Surveillance Cameras On Site
  • Common Area High speed Access Fee Ind
  • Business Center
  • A-V Equipment Rental
  • Parking Area Well Lit
  • Crib/Rollaway Bed
  • Fax (For Guests)
  • Common Area Wireless Access Fee Ind
  • Complementary Coffee
  • Common Area Wireless Access
  • Gift Shop
  • ATM/Bank
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant in Hotel
  • Health Club
  • Game Room