Congress Plaza Hotel
520 SOUTH MICHIGAN AVE Chicago, IL 60605
Chicago: Loop/ Magnificent Mile/ River North
Some important information about your hotel.
- 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).
- The property now offers both wired and wireless internet access in all guest rooms for a daily fee. Currently, this is $9.95 + tax.
871 rooms, 14 floors
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 coffee-maker, hair dryer, 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). The Local 1 Union (HEREIU) is on strike and has a presence in front of the hotel.
(Additional fees may apply to some amenities)
- Internet Access
- Room Service
- Fitness Facility
- Dry Cleaning/Laundry
- Business Center
- Convention Center
- Meeting Rooms
- Interior Corridors
Open Monday-Friday from 3.30 pm - 10.30 pm and Saturday-Sunday from 4pm-10:30pm
Offers a large selection of favorite American items made to order. Cozy atmosphere with nice decor and has a Michigan Avenue view made. Alfresco dining is available on nice days Spring, Summer and Fall.
The Congress Lounge
Spacious but cozy atmosphere with a city view music television and snacks available. Serving imported domestic beer wine and specialty cocktails.
Open Monday-Thursday from 4pm-12am
Friday and Saturday from 4pm-2am