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Ambassador Chicago

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With a rich history rooted in Chicago’s Jazz Age, Ambassador Chicago is the city’s original boutique hotel dating back to 1926. Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, the iconic property has hosted the who’s who of the 20th and 21st centuries having served as a local beacon to countless celebrities. Uniquely individual, Ambassador Chicago is nestled among graceful mansions in a quiet, gilded neighborhood tucked into the center of the Windy City offering incredible views of Lake Michigan with easy access to Chicago’s main shopping boulevard, Michigan Avenue. With 285 spacious guestrooms, a 24-hour fitness center, two restaurants, thoughtful programming and amenities curated by local artisans and chefs, Ambassador Chicago maintains its distinct and legendary character while offering guests an authentic Chicago experience.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Dry Cleaning
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Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Grade: 100 out of 100
66Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
18Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
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The stay was fine. There was no early checkin, I called only to be put on hold for 8 minutes and never answered again. When I arrived, it wasn’t busy at all so I’m not sure why I was on hold in the first place I found the room to be a bit small, with no view, and the bathroom
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Response from AmbassadorChicago, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Chicago
Responded 2 days ago
Dear MrMeriweather, Thank you for staying with us at the Ambassador Chicago, we appreciate you feedback. We will address all your issues you mentioned with the corresponding department managers. I hope you give us another try for a perfect stay. Sincerely, Angel Tenemaza Director of Front Office.
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The Ambassador is a MUST stay hotel in Chicago! Not only was our room gorgeous, it was immaculately clean, quite, and comfortable. In addition to the splendor of the building, the entire staff was incredible! Everyone went out of their way to help make our stay extraordinary.
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Response from Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ambassador Chicago
Responded 17 May 2018
Rhonda, Thank you for the fantastic review! We look forward to welcoming you and the family the next time you visit Chicago!
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Nice location - close to the lake and the metro/bus. Comfortable bed. Friendly staff. I liked that they had the option of purchasing late night snacks. It was very quiet in the night, do had a great night sleep. Room had a nice view of the lake and the city. Bit expensive, (e.g.
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Response from AmbassadorChicago, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Chicago
Responded 3 days ago
Dear kmz88, Thank you for staying with us at the Ambassador Chicago, we appreciate all your five star review. We are definitely very close to many attractions in the Gold Cost. We hope to welcome you back soon!! Sincerely, Angel Tenemaza Director of Front Office
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wife was in this lovely hotel for work. I am states away. she is there on valentines day. called and spoke with Ms. Brown and Mr. Morales. they performed excellent customer service for me to get valentines gifts delivered to her room. patient, courteous, extremely helpful,
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Response from AmbassadorChicago, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Chicago
Responded 3 days ago
Dear zincdo, Thank you for staying with us at the Ambassador Chicago, we appreciate all your feedback. I'm very happy our staff was able to make your wife's stay very memorable. We hope you and your wife stay with us next time. Sincerely, Angel Tenemaza Director of Front Office
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I work in Chicago quite a bit and this is my go-to hotel. My experiences here have always been fantastic! The staff is so polite and helpful I always feel like I'm coming home when I stay here. Upon arrival I am usually greeted by Rachel or Travis who help me get situated,
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Response from AmbassadorChicago, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Chicago
Responded 1 week ago
Dear anniebanannie, Thank you for staying with us at the Ambassador Chicago. We appreciate your fantastic review! We will share your kind words about our staff to our entire team. We definitely strive to ensure our guests and companions have a great experience during their stay. We hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, Angel Tenemaza Director of Front Office
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Hi Jodi, We do have mini fridges upon request!
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Hi there, We take a $100 authorization per night that is than released at check out. Anything charged to the room- mini bar, room service, valet, etc. would be deducted from the initial authorization.
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We booked a king bed.
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How much is parking
Parking in $67.00 nightly with in and out privileges. The garage is off property and in a a secured building with 24 hour surveillance.
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"Love the rooms on the higher floors."
"The loft rooms are the best!"
"Stay away from rooms with x12 - right in front of elevator. Also low floors have no view."
"Kettles not standard in USA however housekeeping were happy to give us thermos/ jug of hot water "
"Check the drawers! "
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PRICE RANGE
US$96 - US$374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
public chicago hotel chicagoambassador east hotel chicagohotel ambassador eastambassador east chicago
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PUBLIC Chicago
LOCATION
United StatesIllinoisChicagoCentralGold CoastNear North Side
NUMBER OF ROOMS
285
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