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Congress Plaza Hotel

3-star Hotel with Fitness center

520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

+1 312 427 3800

based on 4,067 reviews


per night

About Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago

Value for money

The Congress Plaza Hotel is a boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Chicago, located on famous Madison Avenue. Rooms feature an elegant and stately approach with modern furnishings. Rooms feature pillowtop mattresses, flat-screen televisions for in-room entertainment, and luxury bath amenities. With beautiful views of downtown Chicago, it's easy to bask in relaxation at the Congress Plaza Hotel.

A fitness center is available and features a selection of strength training equipment, elliptical, and treadmills. An onsite barbershop, an ample lounge area, and a full-service business center can provide everything you need to make your stay easy and comfortable. There are several onsite amenities that will make every guest's stay simple, including valet parking.

While staying, enjoy dining at Gazebo, a breakfast spot offering a fresh and tasty way to start the morning with made to order meals, including pastries and coffee for those in a hurry. Gather with friends at Rafael's Restaurant and enjoy specialty dishes with gorgeous views of bustling Grant Park, then socialize with a handcrafted cocktail in the Congress Lounge.

Explore the city of Chicago for plenty of boutique shops. Take in exhibits at The Art Institute of Chicago or the Field Museum then take a walk through Millennium park for colorful street art and theatrical displays. Afterward, head to the Sky Deck for full views of the city, take a stroll down Madison Avenue and grab a drink at Simon's Tavern. When the day is done, end the night in comfort at The Congress Plaza Hotel.

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Standard Rooms - River view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$134 total123Milhas
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Double Rooms - Panoramic view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$154 totalVio.com
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King Rooms - Harbor view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$150 totalAgoda.com
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Queen Rooms - Panoramic view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$274 totalVio.com
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Other Rooms - Courtyard view


$93 totalAgoda.com
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV

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
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • 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 sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


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

Services and conveniences

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


  • 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


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

Things to do

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

Media and entertainment

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


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

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • Airport shuttle


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


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly buffet


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Congress Plaza Hotel

Attractions in Chicago, Illinois curated by momondo

Congress Plaza Hotel location: 520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605


Grant Park0.1 mi
Symphony Center0.3 mi
Art Institute of Chicago0.3 mi
Cloud Gate0.5 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

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

Congress Plaza Hotel Reviews

GoodBased on 4,067 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very clean and great location! (in 467 reviews)
  • Room was clean and well stocked. (in 337 reviews)
  • I loved the big rooms! (in 327 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was small and unimpressive. (in 324 reviews)
  • The room had a horrible odor. (in 278 reviews)
  • The hotel is very old and smelled musty. (in 196 reviews)

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