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Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

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Palmerston, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I have stayed at few Embassy Suites and I find they are a First Rate Hotel with excellent staff and spacious rooms with a beautiful lobby area where you are served a quality cooked breakfast. Staff is always willing to make you feel comfortable and they are friendly to the point of knowing you by name.

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GnrlMgr511, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are happy to hear our location was everything you were looking for during your business travel. Should your travels bring you back to Chicago we look forward to serving you again.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Sent from my iPad Embassy Suites was the 1st stay of our 15 day holiday (1-5 of Sept 2015) with our Scottish friends that really got us of to a great start. Centrally located for most of Chicago's attractions made this an ideal place to stay. Suites were fabulous, spacious and well equipped. Breakfast and nightly 2 hr bar (5.30-7.30)...

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dixon, United States
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We had a wonderful stay here. I rented a room with 2 queen size beds and a pull out couch. The layout was great and the couch was much more than expected! I really enjoyed the extra services. We were here on a bachelorette party and the happy hour of free drinks was perfect before our night out!

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GnrlMgr511, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to share your experience in regards to your most recent stay. We are delighted to hear you were able to enjoy our complimentary managers reception before your night on the town.

Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This is a great property in an excellent location! The staff is pleasant and helpful. Anna at the Hilton Honors check in desk is the best hotel clerk I have encountered. Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfasts and evening cocktails are icing on the cake. I will stay here every trip to the windy city.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This hotel is in the perfect location downtown, right off Navy Pier and the Magnificent Mile, you are in walking distance to almost everything. The hotel is clean and the rooms are quiet. huge spacious lobby with a full breakfast buffet and manager's reception party at night. It is located downtown so at times it will be busy but the...

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Kilwinning, Scotland, UK
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights with our Manchester friends on 1/9-5/9. All staff were very pleasant (except for 1 concierge). Suite was gorgeous, spacious and very well equipped. Complimentary breakfast was very crowded but ample choices and set us up for the day. The free 2 hr nightly drinks reception was excellent, offering all sorts of spirits, wines, cocktails and...

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Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We have enjoyed staying at Embassy Suites due to the amount of room for families. They also have great breakfast that is free! The pool was nice but kind of small and the workout room was a bit small and full of people. We had a corner room which was great. Would definitely come back!

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Belleville, Illinois
Reviewed 17 September 2015

It was surprising that the manager's reception had no Diet Coke. You had to buy it for $3.50. Never been to an Embassy Suites that had a 11:00 am checkout. Edgy employees; all for a room that cost over $300 with parking. Used to be a favorite when in Chicago; not sure now.

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GnrlMgr511, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am sorry to hear the options for the complimentary managers reception were not to your liking. In an effort to enhance our guest experience we do offer later check out times which are based on availability and not guaranteed. We also offer a guaranteed late...

Farmington, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The rooms were spacious, the breakfast was restaurant quality, you could special order your eggs/sides etc. The Happy Hour was ok, drink sizes were small, you could only get one at a time and the staff was pretty rude. This hotel is across the street from Whole Foods, which was easy to pick up bottled water or snacks. Concierge was...

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Some times you find Embassy Suites to load and noise. This one was much better then most. We did have a high floor which I would recommend. Parents still allow kids to play to much in the halls but that is to be expected. If your a couple stay higher if possible.

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Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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The Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile (formerly Lakefront) hotel is located just 2 blocks from Chicago's Navy Pier and the Magnificent Mile Michigan Ave Shopping! This downtown Chicago hotel is within walking distance to many Chicago attractions such as Millennium Park, Water Tower Place and the Hancock Observatory. Our location and amenities make the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile an ideal choice for the business or leisure traveler! Guests of the hotel stay in a upscale spacious two-room suite complete with a refrigerator, microwave oven and flexible work/dining space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

Address: 511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611-5590
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Streeterville , Near North Side
Price Range: $170 - $504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile 4*
Number of rooms: 455
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Also Known As:
Embassy Suites Chicago
Embassy Downtown Lakefront Suites
Chicago Embassy Suites
Hotel Style:
#43 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#48 Business Hotel in Chicago
#56 Family Hotel in Chicago
#61 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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