Congress Plaza Hotel

Congress Plaza Hotel

3 stars 

520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

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C$ 62

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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 22 February 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

To Downtown0.3 km
Nearest airportChicago Midway
Distance to airport14.0 km


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

Amenities at Congress Plaza Hotel

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • ATM on-site
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Family rooms
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Lake view
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laptop safe
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Private bathroom
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Storage available
  • Radio
  • Raised toilet
  • Disabled Access
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • First-aid kit
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Alarm clock
  • Allergy-free room
  • Bathtub
  • Body soap
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Safe
  • Toothbrush
  • City view
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Desk
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Dining table
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
  • Fitness centre


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

Reviews for Congress Plaza Hotel

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Photos of Congress Plaza Hotel

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Where is Congress Plaza Hotel?

Find the exact location and address of Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on 22 February 2024.

Most Popular Landmarks

Grant Park0.2 km
Symphony Center0.4 km
Art Institute of Chicago0.5 km
Cloud Gate0.8 km
Millennium Park0.9 km
Chicago Cultural Center1.0 km

Getting Around

Chicago Union1.4 km
Chicago Cabrini St Parking1.4 km
Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station1.6 km
Chicago Ogilvie Transp Ctr1.6 km
Chicago Dan Ryan Greyhound16.9 km
Chicago Cermak-Chinatown2.4 km

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 22 February 2024.

Is pricing at Congress Plaza Hotel comparable to 3 star hotels in Chicago?

Congress Plaza Hotel is generally less than the average price of 3 stars hotels in Chicago. On average, you can expect to pay C$ 178 per night in Chicago. Congress Plaza Hotel will run you C$ 190 per night, which is 21% cheaper than the Chicago average.

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

At 14 km away, Chicago Midway Airport is the closest airport to Congress Plaza Hotel. The average expected drive time from Congress Plaza Hotel to Chicago Midway Airport is 0h 10m. It’s a good idea to research traffic trends between your hotel and the airport.

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

Getting from Chicago Midway Airport to Congress Plaza Hotel can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, C$ 42/day in Chicago. Luckily, Congress Plaza Hotel has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Congress Plaza Hotel guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Chicago.

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

Congress Plaza Hotel is just 0.8 km away from the center of Downtown, Chicago. From Congress Plaza Hotel you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as United Center.

What is the Congress Plaza Hotel phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +1 312 427 3800 to talk to a Congress Plaza Hotel front desk representative.

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?

There is a hotel fitness center accessible to guests of Congress Plaza Hotel. Most hotels do not have 24-hour fitness centers, so be sure to contact the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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

Congress Plaza Hotel check-out time is 12:00 PM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

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 C$ 190, though some users have found rates as low as C$ 55. 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. A bar is also available on-site.

Does Congress Plaza Hotel have a laundry service?

This accommodation does offer laundry services. Guests can also use ironing facilities.

How far is Congress Plaza Hotel from Shedd Aquarium?

Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is 1.2 km away from Congress Plaza Hotel.

Is Congress Plaza Hotel close to Art Institute of Chicago?

The distance from Congress Plaza Hotel to Art Institute of Chicago is 0.5 km.

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