Congress Plaza Hotel

Congress Plaza Hotel

3 stars 

520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

GoodBased on 6,136 reviews


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About Congress Plaza Hotel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Congress Plaza Hotel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on April 18, 2024.
Conveniently located in the middle of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Chicago. It provides city views and free Wi-Fi.

This elegant hotel offers a lake, valet parkin...

Good to Know

Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time12:00 PM
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 312 427 3800

Amenities at Congress Plaza Hotel

  • Parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Spa


  • ATM on-site
  • Radio
  • Raised toilet
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Increased accessibility
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Adapted bath
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Alarm clock
  • Key card access
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Bathtub
  • Lake view
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laptop safe
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Safe
  • Toothbrush
  • City view
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Desk
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Dining table
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Storage available


  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
  • Fitness center


  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Beauty salon
  • Airport shuttle

Reviews for Congress Plaza Hotel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Congress Plaza Hotel, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 6,136 reviews of Congress Plaza Hotel to date. Review data was last updated on April 18, 2024.
GoodBased on 6,136 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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8.5 Very good
good location , clean

Photos of Congress Plaza Hotel

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Explore Loop, Chicago

Congress Plaza Hotel is located at 520 South Michigan Avenue in the Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Popular landmark data was lasted updated on April 18, 2024.

Most Popular 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
Shedd Aquarium0.7 mi
Chicago Lakefront Trail0.9 mi
Chicago Riverwalk0.9 mi

FAQs when booking at Congress Plaza Hotel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Congress Plaza Hotel. FAQs were last updated on April 18, 2024.
  • Is pricing at Congress Plaza Hotel comparable to 3 star hotels in Chicago?

    There is a 17% difference in the average nightly rate of 3 stars hotels in Chicago and the average nightly rate at Congress Plaza Hotel. The rate at Congress Plaza Hotel is just $184/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Chicago.

  • How close is Congress Plaza Hotel to the nearest airport, Chicago Midway Airport?

    There are 8.7 mi between the closest airport, Chicago Midway Airport, and Congress Plaza Hotel. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 17m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

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

    For the most freedom while visiting Chicago, consider renting a car for about $19/day and parking it at Congress Plaza Hotel where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Chicago Midway Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

  • How close is Congress Plaza Hotel from the Chicago city center?

    Congress Plaza Hotel is 0.5 mi away from the center of Downtown, Chicago. Consider visiting United Center, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Congress Plaza Hotel by various forms of transportation.

  • What is the Congress Plaza Hotel phone number?

    For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +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 at Congress Plaza Hotel?

    Yes, there is a gym available to Congress Plaza Hotel guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

  • What is the check-out time at Congress Plaza Hotel?

    The standard check-out time at Congress Plaza Hotel is 12:00 PM. Guests can usually check-in from 3:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago?

    Prices at Congress Plaza Hotel will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $184, though some users have found rates as low as $88. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at Congress Plaza Hotel?

    There is an on-site restaurant - contact Congress Plaza Hotel for opening and last order times. They also have a bar service for drinks.

  • Does Congress Plaza Hotel have a laundry service?

    There’s a laundry service at Congress Plaza Hotel that can be used by guests. There are irons (and ironing boards) at the property too.

  • How far is Congress Plaza Hotel from Field Museum?

    The popular Field Museum is just over 0.7 mi from Congress Plaza Hotel.

  • Is Congress Plaza Hotel close to Shedd Aquarium?

    Shedd Aquarium is also a popular place to see in Chicago. It is 0.7 mi from Congress Plaza Hotel.

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