$152 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jul 20, 2014 Check-out: Jul 21, 2014

Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

4 stars
160 EAST HURON, CHICAGO, IL 60611
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
99 reviews
Quick weekend getaway

My boyfriend and I wanted a place near the shops and pizza for one night in the city. The Crowne... See full review

  • Traveling junkie Laura
  • Jul 7, 2014
Great Hotel

We were in Chicago for the Bulls vs Mavs game, great stay, great night's sleep. Will book again. See full review

  • Mommycate
  • Dec 30, 2013
Picture-perfect location near Michigan Avenue shopping and restaurants

A visit to Chicago wouldn't be complete without a stroll along the Magnificent Mile, so the properties closest to the grand boulevard earn instant bonus points. For travelers looking to be within steps of Michigan Avenue restaurants, landmarks and shops, it doesn't get more convenient than this classy Chicago hotel. Catering to business travelers and tourists, the property goes beyond the norm to offer special rooms like kids rooms, tech rooms and suites. Big windows capture the impressive skyline, with some framing views of Lake Michigan.

Highlights
  • Steps from the Magnificent Mile, Water Tower Place, American Girl and John Hancock Observatory
  • Close to Navy Pier
  • Family-themed rooms and tech rooms complete with an iMac
  • Outdoor rooftop pool open seasonally
Rooms
Guests have a choice of layouts, from standard rooms to suites with lovely views of the cityscape. The hotel goes a step further, though, for families and Mac lovers. Kid-friendly rooms throw a bit of color into the neutral palette, boasting beds covered with rainbow linens, Little Einsteins pillows, giraffe play tubes, beanbag chairs and mini chalkboards. In the Tech Rooms, expect an iMac, color printer and high-speed and Wi-Fi access.
In all rooms, look for the Zebra print upholstered armchair, a signature of the hotel, plus iHome docking stations and high-definition LCD TVs.
Features
Chicago is known for its place in defining American architecture, so it's only natural to expect remarkable design from impressive city hotels like the Avenue Hotel.
Downstairs, visitors mingle with downtown professionals at the Elephant & Castle, a pub dishing up British favorites like bangers and mash, stuffed Yorkshire pudding and beans and mash. Dim lighting and a wood-heavy interior make it the place to linger and sample a global selection of brews.
Transportation
  • O'Hare International Airport (27 minutes)
  • Midway Airport (19 minutes)
  • Closest train stops: Blue Line (Chicago to O'Hare) and Orange Line (Lake/Randolph to Midway)
  • McCormick Place Convention Center (13 minutes)
Attractions
  • Magnificent Mile (.3 mi/.4 km)
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (.2 mi/.1 km)
  • John Hancock Center (.2 mi/.4 km)
  • Oak Street (.8 mi/.5 km)
  • American Girl Place (.1 mi/.2 km)
Business
  • 3,700 feet of meeting space
  • Audiovisual technology available
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Views from every function room
Policies and fees
Valet parking is available at an added fee.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

41.8949 -87.623
Nearby airports
O'Hare International Airport, (ORD), 15.00, MI; Midway International Airport, (MDW), 15.00, MI;
Area description
Downtown, downtown

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Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Golf
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Coffee maker in room
Services
Business center
Maid service
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Porters
FAX
Overhead projector
White board
Cellular telephone rental
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
DVD player
Desk with lamp
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Cribs available
Temperature control
Ironing board
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.1 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.2 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.2 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.3 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.3 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.3 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.3 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.4 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.5 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.5 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 0.6 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.1 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.2 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.2 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.3 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.3 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.3 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.3 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.4 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.5 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.5 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 0.6 mi
  • Marina City: 0.6 mi
  • Lake Point Tower: 0.6 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.6 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.6 mi
  • Michigan Avenue: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Historical Society: 0.7 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.8 mi
  • Children Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.8 mi
  • Macys: 0.8 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.8 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.8 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.9 mi
  • City Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Navy Pier: 0.9 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.9 mi
  • State Street: 0.9 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 0.9 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 1 mi
  • Yacht Club: 1 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 1.1 mi
  • Symphony Center: 1.1 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 1.1 mi
  • Opera House: 1.1 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 1.2 mi
  • History Museum: 1.2 mi

Dining

Elephant & Castle Pub
At the Elephant & Castle Pub, lobby level, a cozy fireplace, brick walls and traditional decor appeal to the senses while tasty entrees appeal to your taste buds.Pub features a large selection of domestic and international beers on tap.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

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 (99)

Ratings and reviews for Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
99 out of 99
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JT-Max
Chicago, IL
Mar 19, 2011

Time to Remember!

Celebrated Birthd Day! Visited restaurant, retail stores and other scenery!

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

Enjoyed the nightlife, restaurant and other entertainment.

Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cincinnati, Ohio
Jan 31, 2011

Ave Hotel

Great!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Teenage Jetsetter
Philadelphia
Jan 31, 2011

An Awesome Winter Weekend!

This was basically just a weekend get away from it all type trip. Super clean, super awesome. Great tv. The in room climate control worked PERFECTLY. (A problem that I tend to run into alot since I'm always cold.) Comfy Bed. What's not to love.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cincinnati, Ohio
Jan 31, 2011

Ave Hotel

Great!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Toledo OH
Dec 22, 2010

Avenue Hotel - Chicago

Clean, good restaurant / bar on premisis, very convenient to Mag. Mile shopping.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Toledo OH
Dec 22, 2010

Avenue Hotel - Chicago

Clean, good restaurant / bar on premisis, very convenient to Mag. Mile shopping.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Phoenix, AZ
Dec 16, 2010

Great hotel!

The hotel is right in the middle of downtown Chicago, just half block to Michigan Avenue! The service was outstanding and the staff was very friendly. I will definitely go back when I'm back in town for business.

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

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

For the shoppers you have Saks, Neimans, Nordstrom, and Macy's within 2 blocks from the hotel.

Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Phoenix, AZ
Dec 16, 2010

Great hotel!

The hotel is right in the middle of downtown Chicago, just half block to Michigan Avenue! The service was outstanding and the staff was very friendly. I will definitely go back when I'm back in town for business.

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

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

For the shoppers you have Saks, Neimans, Nordstrom, and Macy's within 2 blocks from the hotel.

Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
angiebaby
Farmington hills, mi
Nov 28, 2010

chicago weekend

Great location, Clean rooms, very spacious, helpful staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Crowne Plaza CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
angiebaby
Farmington hills, mi
Nov 28, 2010

chicago weekend

Great location, Clean rooms, very spacious, helpful staff.

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