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Devon, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I was traveling on business for a conference at McCormick. What a great experience at Wheeler! I was able to enjoy the feeling as if I was a guest of a family in a historic mansion instead of the typical hotel stay. The architecture, furnishings, old historic books, and personal approach provide the opportunity for a unique experience and you... More 

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wheeler47, Owner at Wheeler Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Important guest thank you for your kind words regarding our family business. We take great pride in owning a small business where we can offer beautifully appointed rooms and spa baths to come back to after touring Chicago. Thank you for recognizing the extensive improvements to our grounds! We also have new fleet of Wheeler Bikes for our guests... More 

New York City, New York
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50 reviews
38 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I stayed 2 nights on business at the Wheeler Mansion. Their website positions itself has a luxury B&B for which the building and rooms certainly deliver. Everything is wonderfully restored and the bathrooms are very modern. They provide lovely toiletries, however on my first night I only had body wash & lotion, but on the second night they also provided... More 

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wheeler47, General Manager at Wheeler Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Important guest thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We are in transition from our summer staff to our full time employees. We are searching for great employees to add to our staff! Our staff members are always on property and reachable through the main number as they multitask throughout the property. I believe you called after... More 

Landau an der Isar, Germany
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20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

The full room rate was charged from my credit card the day after booking through HRS. AMEX initially denied it because of suspected fraud. I arrived short before 3 pm and the door was locked. There is no bell, just some wires hanging out where a bell button might have been. There is a sign with a phone number. I... More 

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wheeler47, Front Office Manager at Wheeler Mansion, responded to this review

Dear important guest we are sorry that your desire to cancel your reservation the same day of your stay could not occur. When you book a room through a third party under a reduced non cancelable rate the terms are what is stated on the booking site. Our hotel is always locked as we have a fine art collection and... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This 1870 home has been skillfully rebuilt and reappointed so that it is possible to imagine what a refined life would have been like; however, the refined atmosphere stops there. The bathrooms are 21st century and the owners are upgrading the back area which when done will be as beautiful as the antiques in the home. Be careful though as... More 

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Alex S, Front Office Manager at Wheeler Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Guest I did not have the pleasure to meet with you during your stay. You worked with our front office attendant. As our staffing needs have grown we realize through our important guests feedback that sometimes we make a mistake. Typically we coordinate concierge before a guest arrives and fill in with suggestions the days before. Since our concierge... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2015

I was invited by my friend to travel to Chicago while he was on business. I found the hotel unique in so many ways. Upon arrival we were both offered warm coffee or tea. The young women just made homemade pumpkin spice cookies which was an warm touch. I also loved the fact that I felt secure staying here because... More 

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wheeler47, Owner at Wheeler Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to describe your stay in such great detail. It is my families life work and I pray the next generation will take such great care of our small but luxurious hotel. Life is in the details and we want our guests to experience not only our midwestern hospitality but our... More 

Spring, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is a hotel for people who want to stay somewhere that isn't part of a bland "our rooms are the same wherever you go" chain. If you want to stay in nice surroundings with real history and have a great home made breakfast this is the place for you. Especially convenient for McCormick Place (5 mins walk to the... More 

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Alex S, Owner at Wheeler Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide such a detailed review. We have hundreds of guests stay with us and so few reviews after 15 years. I am extremely proud as you thought the manager was the owner. Our employees are our extended family. I want our guests to feel as though they are coming home to their own... More 

Dupont, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We stayed at the Wheeler Mansion Saturday night after the Farm Aid concert. It was close enough to the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion to walk. The mansion is unique, clean and beautifully restored and furnished. My boyfriend and I both sleep well and enjoyed breakfast in the dining room Sunday morning. We would definitely stay there again.

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St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The Wheeler Mansion is beautifully restored with great attention to detail. The rooms are luxurious and inviting. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Our flights were delayed coming in and Christina waited up for us to arrive to ensure that we were checked in and comfortable. Our only complaint is that our stay was too short.

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Arrived hoping that this "mansion" would be very accommodating and a change from normal hotels. After my cab swept away I preyed the wrought iron gate open(no one present) then made my way up to a formidable locked wooden door with no doorbell or sign or staff. The doorbell had 3 raw wires sticking out of the hole. I then... More 

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Alex S, Front Office Manager at Wheeler Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Important Guest we are terribly sorry that your assistant did not inform you we were upgrading our entry system. We installed a sign on the gate as a back up measure to call the main number. Fortunately you called the main number as the after hours number is not answered during check-in hours, hence it did not pick up.... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I was racing 5k at soldiers field and great location to lake (bike and running trails). Also a couple of blocks to Michigan Ave. ). We walked to art institute or just take #3 bus to everything. Neighborhood is great with good restaurants and bars within walking distance (we never took the car out). The nearby historic district is fabulous... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Wheeler Mansion

Address: 2020 South Calumet Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > South Loop
Price Range: RM1,273 - RM1,764 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wheeler Mansion 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Wheeler Mansion Hotel Chicago
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#34 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#71 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#86 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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“We were upgraded to street side jr suite which was great”
 of 5 bubbles Ardy52, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the rear are quieter on the busy weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles roberthG4514PL, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front of the building. There are only 10 rooms, 4 of which face the front.”
 of 5 bubbles Coovie, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“this mansion was built when exterior walls were 12" thick and floors were solid....I stayed on 3rd floor and didn't hear any of my neighbors.”
 of 5 bubbles blue68country, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles sarahcV9598OY, 21 Nov 2014 | Read review
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