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InterContinental Chicago

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Boynton Beach
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice place in a good location. Classic Chicago. Only complaint was they wanted to charge me $17.50 to use the wireless. Interestingly, when I hit "agree" to accept the charges a hotel survey popped up asking me how my stay was so far. I mentioned that I wasn't happy about being charged for the internet and they removed it from...

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Indiana
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The hotel is a great central location in Chicago for anything you want to do. You can walk to the park, shopping, museums, and great restaurants. Check in and check out were very easy. The room was a bit small, but it had everything we needed and was nicely decorated. The staff was very nice and also helpful with anything...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stay at the Intercontinental for a few days each March while attending a trade fair in Chicago. I am a gold ambassador in th IHG Rewards club. Normally the service is exemplary though this time i found that there were a number of small issues with the attention to detail. They were only small though things such as not...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a seasoned traveler, I was immediately amazed at the number of times I was greeted by various employees even before I checked in. Check in was fast, courteous and efficient. The room was clean and had a good work area and lots of electrical outlets for the business traveler. The beds were very comfortable. The hotel was quiet at...

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Ronald H, General Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Dave C, Thank you for your feedback. It is great to hear you enjoyed your nice, clean room and its modern features that accommodated your needs perfectly. We are glad you enjoyed our comfortable beds and that our team members provided you with excellent service during your stay. We would love to have you stay with us again anytime....

Southfield, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Chicago Intercontinental on multiple occasions. As Ambassador members we are always treated phenomenally. The locations is the best for all of the attractions downtown and surrounding areas. Thanks again for a wonderful stay.

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Ronald H, General Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear coolpsychguy, Thank you for being an Ambassador member of the IHG Rewards Club and for returning to InterContinental Chicago once more. We are happy to hear you value our central location and that you received exceptional service during your stay. We appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your most recent experience. We look forward to seeing...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I liked wandering around the old section of this hotel, very cool. The historic pool has to be visited even if just for a look. The room was standard and clean. The area, right on Michigan Avenue, was also close to the river walk as well as transportation to everything else. Nice hotel and great city.

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Ronald H, General Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear joedifazio, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay thanks to our interesting architecture, clean facilities, and fantastic location. If there is anything we can do to create an even better stay for you next time, please let us know. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely,...

San Francisco
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This room ranks as one of the worst rooms I’ve been in for probably ten years. The room was tired and should be retired! The bed was old and slopping at quite a pitch. We asked to have it flipped, which they did, but it made zero difference. The shower valve was not working properly, it took an effort to...

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Ronald H, General Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear 4GoldenSF, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are sorry to hear your recent experience did not measure up to expectations. What you have described here is not the typical guest experience at our hotel. Had we known there were multiple features of your room that dissatisfied you, we would have been happy to try to find...

Downers Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Surprisingly large guest rooms. Modest and clean look. Comfortable bed. Interesting meeting space from very modern/contemporary to very traditional/old fashioned. Loved the grand ballroom. Outstanding car valet service! Check in process took rather long time as there were only two people and one of them seem to be only looking at a computer screen and did not take any one...

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Ronald H, General Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear BeeLittle, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your spacious, comfortable room and our various meeting facilities. Though we apologize for any delay you might have experienced during the check-in process, we are glad our valet team provided you with excellent service during your stay. We are...

Greenwood Lake, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First time in this hotel. I was unaware about the liquor, beer wine and redreshments offered in room. Small printed label on tray. I did not notice right away. The fact I would be charged if an item removed more than 30 seconds seems absurd. This should be mentioned at check in with an option of having the beverages removed....

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Ronald H, General Manager at InterContinental Chicago, responded to this review

Dear danfN9743Zs, Thank you for the feedback. We are sorry to hear this policy affected your stay in a negative way. This system is in no way meant to deceive our guests. If you should ever require extra refrigerator space to store personal items, we would be happy to bring up an extra fridge for you. In the meantime, we...

Hinckley, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

1st stay at this hotel. Staff was friendly and helpful. Lobby on the small side. Junior Suite was very roomy. Location of hotel is ideal! Right on Michigan Avenue. Easy walk to so many places. In Chicago for Mid-Winter Dental meeting, shuttle to McCormick was super convenient, since the hotel was one of the main stops for meeting. The most...

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Dear Hygienist83, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you liked your spacious junior suite and that you found our staff to be pleasant and helpful. We were happy to help you locate your lost item! If there is anything else we can do to create an all-around perfect experience for you next time, please let us...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
InterContinental Chicago is a lot like the city itself: historic but hip, refined but relaxed, cultured but comfortable. A member of Michigan Avenue s architectural elite since 1929, our hotel is within easy reach of Chicago s incomparable museums, stores, theatres and restaurants. Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium and Oak Street Beach are minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Chicago

Address: 505 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3827
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Magnificent Mile , Near North Side
Price Range: RM793 - RM2,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — InterContinental Chicago 4.5*
Number of rooms: 844
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Chicago Hotel Chicago
Chicago Intercontinental
Hotel Style:
#30 Green Hotel in Chicago
#46 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#58 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#64 Business Hotel in Chicago
#65 Family Hotel in Chicago
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