$305 Avg/night
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Conrad Chicago

4 stars
521 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611-3507
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
126 reviews
Best 4 star hotel in Chicago

We love the Conrad. Great location next to good restaurants and Michigan Ave. The staff is... See full review

  • Team Pam
  • Aug 19, 2014
Awesome.

Great experience. Stayed for 3 nights. Whenever the inevitable problem came up...room was not ready... See full review

  • BeansSmith
  • Jul 28, 2014
Contemporary luxury on the Magnificent Mile
The Conrad Chicago hotel might be a shopper's best-kept secret, like a Chanel bag on sale. Removed from the crowds, the 17-story Conrad maintains a strong city presence with rooms that look out across twinkling lights and landmark buildings. Touches of elegance dominate, but not in an old-fashioned way. Look for the bold and understated to work together, like an oversized mirror against a neutral-colored wall. Don’t miss the rooftop bar for breathtaking city views.
Highlights
  • Stunning city views from the seasonal rooftop bar and 24-hour fitness center
  • An eclectic menu featuring seasonal, local ingredients at The Restaurant at Conrad
  • Just an elevator ride away from the Shops at North Bridge on the Magnificent Mile
Rooms
The rooms and suites at the Conrad Chicago hotel ooze a sophisticated style. Find 500-count linens, pillow menus and chenille arm chairs. Natural light from the windows fill the rooms by day, while recessed lighting creates a sultry feel at night. Fresh-cut flowers and plants bring extra joy and greenery to suites. Enjoy nightly turndown service.

For there tech-savvy traveler, each room features free wireless Internet access, an iPod alarm clock with charging/docking station and 42-inch plasma flat-screen TVs.
Features
The Restaurant at the Conrad Chicago hotel puts a Midwestern spin on Asian cuisine. The Restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, relies on seasonal organic ingredients to create dishes with flair. Tufted banquettes and striped wallpaper lend a loveliness to the dining space that transcends time.

For cocktails or date nights, head to The Terrace at the Conrad Chicago hotel, a seasonal rooftop lounge that could easily double as a South Beach haunt in warmer months. Day beds and chaises with oversized pillows provide a casual contemporary backdrop to that stunning skyline. Pull up a chair at an umbrella table to soak in those views.

The large fitness center features state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, as well as stunning city views.
Transportation
  • O’Hare International Airport (15.5 mi/25 km)
  • Midway Airport (9.7 mi/15.6 km)
  • Blue Line (Grand) (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • Orange Line (State/Lake) (0.4 mi/0.7 km)
  • McCormick Place Convention Center (2.8 mi/4.5 km)
Attractions
  • Oak Street Beach (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
  • State Street (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
  • Magnificent Mile (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Water Tower Place (0.5 mi/0.7 km)
  • Millennium Park (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Lake Michigan (0.8 mi/1.2 km)
  • Grant Park (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Navy Pier (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
Business
  • 24-hour business center
  • 12,000 square feet of meeting space among 13 rooms
  • Grand Terrace overlooking city to entertain clients (season and weather permitting)
  • Catering available for events
  • High-speed wireless Internet access
  • Audio/visual equipment (fees apply)

Hotel Map

41.8915 -87.6248
Nearby airports
O`Hare Intl Airport, (ORD), 17.50, MI, E; Chicago Midway Airport, (MDW), 12.00, MI, NW;

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Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Activities
Exercise gym
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Wheel chair access

Nearby points of interest

  • North Michigan Avenue: 0 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.1 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.1 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.2 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.2 mi
  • Marina City: 0.3 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.4 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.4 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.4 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.4 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.5 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.1 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.1 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.2 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.2 mi
  • Marina City: 0.3 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.4 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.4 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.4 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.4 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.5 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.5 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.5 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.5 mi
  • Macys: 0.5 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.6 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.6 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.6 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.6 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.6 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.6 mi
  • City Hall: 0.6 mi
  • Lake Point Tower: 0.6 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • State Street: 0.7 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 0.7 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 0.8 mi
  • Children Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 0.8 mi
  • Yacht Club: 0.9 mi
  • Michigan Avenue: 0.9 mi
  • Symphony Center: 0.9 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 0.9 mi
  • Chicago Historical Society: 0.9 mi
  • Opera House: 0.9 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 1 mi
  • Navy Pier: 1 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 1 mi

Dining

Restaurant
onsite

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (126)

Ratings and reviews for Conrad Chicago

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
126 out of 126
Amenities:
4.4
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.7
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.3

96% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
chicago,il
Oct 18, 2010

nice hotel

nice and clean hotel. friendly staff. nice location. i would stay in this hotel again !

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Terrible Ter
Charleston, SC
Oct 12, 2010

Great choice in Chicago

The Conrad is fantastic--perfect location and beautiful hotel. We especially enjoyed drinks on the outside terrace and the convenience of shopping.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Review of Conrad Chicago

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Solo Travel Diva
Nashville
Oct 10, 2010

Why Stay Anywhere Else?

The staff, to include the front desk and the doormen, was friendly and very informative. For example, I always had questions about where to go to eat and was provided with a different suggestion each time also the rooms don't come with a personal fridge but when I asked for one it was brought to my room within 10 minutes. Don't rent a car....you can walk everywhere you need to go for shopping and food.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Figure out the subway system because a cab ride to OHare will run you about $40

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Review of Conrad Chicago

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
CCDoc
Culver City, CA
Aug 30, 2010

Excellent value and location

Excellent service, beautiful room, really large bathroom and shower. And can't beat the location. It's actually much better to be just off Michigan ave. so you don't have to deal with the crowds when walking in.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Conrad Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Hamilton Ontario Canada
Aug 15, 2010

Weekend in Chicago

We just got back from a 2 night stay in Chicago and had a wonderful experience. The Conrad was in an excellent location, we couldnt have choosen better! It was near all the major sights and located within one of the major shopping plazas. Everything was in walking distance which made our short stay worth while. Hotel was clean, had friendly employees and had great size rooms including the bathroom.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Visit the John Hancock building for the best view of Chicago. Great informative tour!

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Review of Conrad Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
michigan
Jul 9, 2010

Beautiful Hotel, Ideal Location!

The Conrad has comfortable beds, a great fitness room with a view of the city (most hotels have a windowless fitness area), a very helpful staff, a great restaurant for breakfast (the other meals may be great as well, I have only had breakfast there) and an entrance to great shopping that allows you to skip any cold or rainy weather outside.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: In Hotel

Beautiful patio seating with a city view for drinks or dining alfresco.

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Review of Conrad Chicago

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SNHSPM
Omaha, NE
May 17, 2010

Conrad Hotel Chicago

Pros: location, location, location! (one block off Michigan Ave) incredibly nice staff (including the valet staff) great tv and sound system separate room in bathroom for toilet comfy beds (but also a con, read below) lobby was fabulous early check-in/late check-out QUIET!!!! :-) Cons: small beds (doubles, not queens) no bathroom fan 2 elevators! (had to take 2 different elevators up to our room--one to the lobby, then one to our room. just annoying after a day of traveling) poor lighting (great during the day with natural light, poor at night) no view Overall we would recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to Chicago. There are some cons, but its still a great hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Dining tip: Not Applicable

MAKE RESERVATIONS! The restaurants here fill up fast and have wait times of at least one hour. One great restaurant is Bricks in Lincoln Park--great 'za!

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Review of Conrad Chicago

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Orlando, FL
May 11, 2010

GREAT hospitality! Amazing Location

This hotel is located in the heart of the city. You have everything from Redhead piano bar, howl at the moon, the train (A) spot, hard rock, restuarnts, a mall within the hotel and anything and everything you looking to see or do. The bar and restuarant staff knew us by name, the rooms are big and comfy. It was a great hotel!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Redhead Piano Bar, Nascar Resturant, Howl at the Moon...

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Review of Conrad Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Freefallgirl
Golden, CO
May 3, 2010

Perfect luxury hotel in perfect location

We came here for a long weekend trip for our anniversary. The room was immaculate and luxurious. We couldn't hear any other guests, only some outside sirens, but that's to be expected in the middle of a big city. The linens and duvet were wonderful, there was a big soaking tub (but no jets unfortunately), and the little things like robes and slippers and flat screen TVs with DVD players all made for a perfect stay. The only things missing were a pool or jacuzzi, really. We didn't eat in the hotel restaurant, as why would you in a city with such amazing restaurants? (See the hints for our notes on where to eat.) There was no coffeemaker in the room automatically, but when we asked about that at check-in, they sent one right up that we used our entire stay. Also, there is coffee available at the bar in the morning. We do wish there was a regular mini fridge for our leftovers, but maybe we could have also gotten one of those if we had asked? The staff was super helpful and very welcoming and accommodating. The location couldn't have been any better. One block from Michigan Ave, a few blocks south of the popular bar area on Rush, and north of the Loop. And two blocks from the red line, which is the most useful (goes to Wrigley Field and Midway airport.) Really, super easy and quick to get almost anywhere in town! Seriously, we did get a great deal on this hotel, also, which helped to make it such an enjoyable stay. But the hotel is amazing by itself!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Joe's across the street had one of the best filets (we got the one on the bone) we've ever had, along with their rolls, key lime pie, and wedge salad. Also, Rick Bayless' Xoco is only about a half mile walk down Grand. And you must go to Rosebud on Rush for Italian and Giordano's for pizza, both only a few blocks north on Rush.

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Review of Conrad Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Green Bay
May 2, 2010

Conrad Chicago

The Conrad is centrally located among all the shopping you can do.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

I recommend Buca di Beppo for pizza. Portillos Barnelli's for hot dogs, hamburgers and pasta. The wildfire for filet mignon. Carson's for BBQ chops and chicken.

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