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Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018-5117
+1 847-692-2220
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Huge Convention Center

Huge Convention center, located right off Highway that connects with sky bridges to other hotels... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carla J
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Indiana
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Need more staff at Starbucks during conventions. Would also be nice to have more casual seating ie... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rachel P
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“comic con” (22 reviews)
“wizard world” (18 reviews)
“trade show” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018-5117
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+1 847-692-2220
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"comic con"
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"wizard world"
in 18 reviews
"trade show"
in 13 reviews
"long walk"
in 11 reviews
"sky bridge"
in 6 reviews
"across the street"
in 18 reviews
"mccormick place"
in 7 reviews
"water stations"
in 4 reviews
"large venue"
in 6 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"nice facility"
in 4 reviews
"this place is huge"
in 4 reviews
"easy access"
in 8 reviews
"o'hare airport"
in 9 reviews
"within walking distance"
in 5 reviews
"parking garage"
in 7 reviews
"great staff"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge Convention center, located right off Highway that connects with sky bridges to other hotels. It has an attached parking garage for $15.00 day. (Park on 2nd level for access to Skybridge-NO CASH-Cards ONLY) Clean and plentiful restrooms. Escalators. Plentiful restaurants located down the street....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Need more staff at Starbucks during conventions. Would also be nice to have more casual seating ie: chairs and tables, also some benches.

Thank Rachel P
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We were here for a quilt Festival. Love the walkway connections to nearby hotels. Very large Centre for many functions. Quilt classes in a separate area and very convenient. Staff were quick to respond and evacuate the 'class' area when someone set a fire in...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I attended our first Walker Stalker / Heros and Villans Con this weekend. The venue was packed both Saturday and Sunday which apparently event promoters were ill prepared for. One of the negatives was that the concessions could not keep up with...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Signage to get to the event was terrible as was the traffic as it was clogged all the way to the freeway. The signage was awful, I missed the parking area twice. First because I didn't see the sign and the second time because by...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I attended a very large convention here and some of my negative experiences were due to the event company, not the convention center itself. However I will say that there were not enough concession stands open for the 18,000+ person convention. Only 1 or 2...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here. The place was packed. They should have a better system for reentry. Every time we stepped outside to smoke we had to go through the security line each time. 😠

Thank bud0911
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The convention center is huge, but the staff is awesome helping you find where you need to go and plenty of signage to point you in the right direction. the convention center was very clean this is just part of what made the convention great...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Nice large venue within a very close distance to O’Hare, but the interior lacks the feeling of a more modern facility. Other than some dated fixtures, overall a nice venue.

Thank drcser
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This place is huge, so its hard to write a solid review, but I'll give it a go. I typically go here for Wizard World Comic Con. Its a great setup for this, because of the multiple hall rooms that they can divide and it...More

Thank Matthew J
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PaddieMax
21 March 2018|
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Response from Cynthia S | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Marriot Suites. Not within walking distance, but a lyft or Uber can take you there for a small fee.
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Kristin C
11 January 2018|
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Response from Edward P | Reviewed this property |
Cost me $15 for 1/2 day
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