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Directly across from Millennium Park and sitting on the iconic Michigan Avenue, Congress Plaza Hotel offers elegance, luxury, and history in the heart of downtown Chicago. This historic Chicago hotel offers stunning city and lake views, on-site dining options, and free WiFi.

Offering a mix of contemporary amenities and classic, historic character, each room at Congress Plaza Hotel features high ceilings, expansive bathrooms and a flat-screen cable TV. Coffee makers, working desks, and ironing facilities are provided in each room. Some rooms offer separate living areas and family-friendly bedding layouts.

Rafael’s offers a menu of American classics, coupled with creative seasonal chef specialties for lunch and dinner. For breakfast, guests can start the day off with breakfast at Gazebo or grab a drink and watch a game on the flat-screen TVs at the Congress Lounge, which offers city views and comfortable leather couches and chairs.

A 24-hour fitness center, barbershop and same-day dry cleaning and shoeshine services are available on-site. The hotel includes 23 contemporary venue event spaces, including the infamous Gold Room, dating back to early 1920's Chicago. Room service, a business center, and multiple seating areas are also offered.

Congress Plaza Hotel is within walking distance from Chicago must-see attractions such as the Art Institute of Chicago, Buckingham Fountain, and Lake Michigan. Shops, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile is only 10 minute's walk. Navy Pier is only 2 miles away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Chicago, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 22, 2010

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Chicago, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


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Sleeps Room Type Price
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
King Room
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 4
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Max adults: 2
Queen Room
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Family Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 2 full beds
  • Bedroom 2: 1 king bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 4
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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
    0.1 miles
  • Grant Park
    0.2 miles
  • Harold Washington Library Center
    0.2 miles
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
    0.3 miles
  • Chicago Symphony Center
    0.3 miles
  • DePaul University
    0.3 miles
  • Buckingham Memorial Fountain
    0.3 miles
  • Art Institute of Chicago
    0.3 miles
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Artists' Cafe
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Panera Bread
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Dunkin' Donuts
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Harold's Chicken Shack
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Mercat A La Planxa
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Lou Milnati's Pizza
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Chicago Board of Trade Building
    0.4 miles
  • Millennium Park
    0.5 miles
  • Millennium Station
    0.6 miles
  • Willis Tower
    0.6 miles
  • Union Station
    0.8 miles
  • Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art
    1.5 miles
  • Navy Pier
    1.6 miles
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
    3 miles
  • Guaranteed Rate Field
    3.1 miles
  • Wrigley Field
    5.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lake Michigan
    0.5 miles
Public transit
  • Train Van Buren Street Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Midway International Airport
    8.5 miles
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport
    16 miles
How to get to Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago from Midway International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Rafael's Restaurant

    Food: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago
Activities
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 52 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 75 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 15 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
$20 per child, per night
4+ years
Extra bed by request
$20 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Carte Blanche Discover Diners Club American Express Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

A damage deposit of USD 75 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago

  • Yes, Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Guests staying at Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago has 1 restaurant:

    • Rafael's Restaurant

  • Check-in at Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage

  • Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago is 2,600 feet from the center of Chicago.

  • Room options at Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Suite

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago by:

    • Taxi 55min

  • The prices at Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.