Congress Plaza Hotel

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60605, United States of America
3.7 out of 5 rating 6015 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.7
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Congress Plaza Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Columbia College Chicago and Museum of Contemporary Photography. This hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Auditorium Building and Theatre and 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Fine Arts Building.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 870 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Amenities

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional features at this hotel include gift shops/newsstands, wedding services, and a banquet hall.

Dining

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are served on weekends from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 50000 square feet (4645 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Roosevelt University - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Columbia College Chicago - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Grant Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Museum of Contemporary Photography - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Auditorium Building and Theatre - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Fine Arts Building - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
State Street - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Buckingham Fountain - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Harold Washington Library Center - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Symphony Center - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Art Institute of Chicago - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Millennium Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Michigan Avenue - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Chicago Cultural Center - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Cloud Gate - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 31.2 km / 19.4 mi
Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) - 19.3 km / 12 mi
Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 38.1 km / 23.7 mi

The preferred airport for Congress Plaza Hotel is O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • 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.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 25.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 16 and USD 23 for adults, USD 12 and USD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 46.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 52.00 per night (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 20.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Wedding services
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Shopping on site
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Valet parking (surcharge)
  • -Business center
  • -Conference space
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 50000
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 4645
  • -Elevator
  • -Number of restaurants - 2
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • -Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • -Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Assistive listening devices available