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Congress Plaza Hotel

3-star Hotel with Fitness center

3 stars

520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

+1 312 427 3800
7.2
Good

based on 6,364 reviews

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About Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago

Cleanliness
7.5
Comfort
7.6
Location
9.2
Services
7.0
Staff
7.9
Value for money
7.1

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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Deluxe Rooms - Harbor view
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$398/night

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Standard Rooms - Courtyard view
1 king bed

1 king bed

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$532/night

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Double Rooms - Garden view
1 king bed

1 king bed

Modetour

$264/night

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King Rooms - Park view
1 king bed

1 king bed

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Queen Rooms - City view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed

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Other Rooms - Mountain view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

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

Basics

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

Accessibility and suitability

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

Services and conveniences

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

Bathroom

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

Dining

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

General

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

Media and entertainment

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

Laundry

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

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
  • Beauty salon

Bedroom

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

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kid-friendly buffet

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Congress Plaza Hotel Reviews

7.2
GoodBased on 6,364 verified guest reviews
7.2Solo
7.2Friends
7.4Couples
7.0Families

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)


Congress Plaza Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.


Frequently asked questions

  • How does Congress Plaza Hotel compare to other 3 star hotels in Chicago?

    In Chicago, 3 star hotels have average nightly rates of $366. Congress Plaza Hotel is $208 cheaper than the city average at just $158/night.

  • How far is Congress Plaza Hotel from Chicago Midway?

    If you're looking to go directly from Chicago Midway to Congress Plaza Hotel, expect a 26min drive as they are around 8.7 mi apart.

  • What is the best way to get to Congress Plaza Hotel from Chicago Midway?

    Congress Plaza Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Chicago Midway to the hotel, but also around Chicago during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Chicago are on average $25/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Congress Plaza Hotel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Chicago Midway directly to the hotel.

  • Are there food options at Congress Plaza Hotel?

    There is a restaurant at Congress Plaza Hotel that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +1 312 427 3800 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for Chicago guests staying in Congress Plaza Hotel is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does Congress Plaza Hotel have a pool?

    Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Congress Plaza Hotel. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Congress Plaza Hotel is +1 312 427 3800.

  • How close is Congress Plaza Hotel to Chicago city center?

    When staying at Congress Plaza Hotel there is just 0.2 mi between you and Chicago city center. While making your way to the center of Chicago, you should plan to visit Auditorium Building and Theatre, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • What is the phone number for Congress Plaza Hotel?

    If you have questions about Congress Plaza Hotel or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 312 427 3800.

  • Does Congress Plaza Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

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

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Congress Plaza Hotel?

    There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Congress Plaza Hotel. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

  • What time is check-out for Congress Plaza Hotel?

    Standard check-out time at Congress Plaza Hotel is 12:00 PM. Guests can check in after 3:00 PM.

  • How much is a room at Congress Plaza Hotel?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $123 per night. The average rate for rooms at Congress Plaza Hotel is currently around $235/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • Is there laundry service in Congress Plaza Hotel?

    Yes, laundry services are accessible for guests staying at Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago. Need to straighten out your clothes? The accommodation features an ironing board and an iron.

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

Top landmarks

Grant Park0.1 mi
Symphony Center0.3 mi
Art Institute of Chicago0.3 mi
Cloud Gate0.5 mi
Millennium Park0.5 mi
Chicago Cultural Center0.6 mi
Willis Tower0.6 mi
Field Museum0.7 mi
Chicago Theater0.7 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Mercat a la Planxa - Located in The Blackstone Hotel, Chicago0.1 mi
Artists Restaurant0.1 mi
Hokin Cafe0.1 mi
Spertus Cafe0.1 mi
Mercat a la Planxa - The Blackstone Autograph Collection0.1 mi
Galvez Restaurant0.2 mi
South Loop Club0.2 mi
Buddy Guy's Legends0.2 mi
Lime Leaf0.2 mi

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