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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star Chicago hotel in The Loop, walk to Buckingham Fountain
Popular property highlights
Located in The Loop, this hotel is steps 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.
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and 2 bars/lounges. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a fitness center, a coffee shop/café, and valet parking.
All 870 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and TVs. Guests will also find free wired Internet, refrigerators, and room service.
Congress Plaza Hotel
Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. This 3.5-star property offers access to a business center.
Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 50000 square feet (4645 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.
Congress Plaza Hotel is a smoke-free property.
- Express check-in
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Conference space
- Business center
- Year Built - 1893
- Meeting rooms
- Coffee shop or café
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Free wired Internet
- Smoke-free property
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 4645
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Concierge services
- Conference space size (feet) - 50000
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Banquet hall
- Total number of rooms - 870
- Number of floors - 14
- Wedding services
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Multilingual staff
Family Friendly Amenities
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Number of bathrooms -
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
Where to Eat
Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.
Congress Plaza Hotel has 2 restaurants serving breakfast only.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Nearby Things to Do
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
- Deposit: USD 25.00 per night
- Breakfast fee: between USD 16 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 44.00 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 49.00 per day (in/out privileges)
- Early check-in fee: USD 49.00 (subject to availability)
- Late check-out fee: USD 59.00 (subject to availability)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.