EMBASSY SUITES CHICAGO DOWNTOWN MAGNIFICENT MILE

511 North Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL 60611 United States (USA)
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3.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Cook County
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  • Includes an indoor swimming pool
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 15.9%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 455 rooms in hotel
  • Check-out time: 11:00am
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • 7 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

The Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile is conveniently located only 2 blocks from Navy Pier and only 2 blocks from Michigan Avenue (Famed “Mag Mile”). Our location in the Streeterville neighborhood has access to multiple restaurants and activities for you and your guests. Within the hotel’s complex there is a AMC 21 Screen Movie Theater, Upscale Lucky Strikes Bowling Alley, Walgreens and two different restaurants (American Cuisine and Sushi/Asian Cuisine).

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  • Affordable beverage prices

    “I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile”

  • Fair breakfast prices

    “Fantastic free breakfast” “Included breakfast and cocktails”

  • Great reception

    “Attentive front desk” “Reception is amazing”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
1006 reviews

Great location. Near city centre with great sightseeing, excursions, and convenient shopping. Expensive, terrible parking. Close to public transport and the train.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

86/100
1003 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Bar

82/100
324 reviews

Great, affordable bar with good drinks. Standard wines. Poor bar service.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Service

81/100
1039 reviews

Great reception and management with friendly service. Service acceptably professional, but bar staff is not great. Excellent service from wait staff and housekeeping. Disorganized booking process.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Value

75/100
647 reviews

Best value for money. Breakfast, bar and restaurant prices are cheap. Internet is affordable.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Room

75/100
1123 reviews

Rooms are spacious and have great views but are badly-maintained. Beds and kitchenettes are so-so. Mediocre sized, dirty bathrooms. Old rooms with substandard TV's, furniture and air conditioning.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Pool

43/100
188 reviews

Dirty pool.

“Swimming pool was tiny” “No pool water” “Pool is very tiny”

WiFi

32/100
137 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 18% by families, with a score of 87

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  • Great shopping

    “Great and within walking distance to shopping” “Close to downtown shopping and Navy Pier”

  • Near city centre

    “So close to the heart of the city” “Close to Navy Pier and downtown”

  • Affordable restaurant

    “Buffet included” “Free complimentary alcohol drinks and snacks”

  • Good snacks

    “Evening snacks were nice” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
293 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Near downtown with great sightseeing and shopping. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

84/100
293 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Bar

82/100
67 reviews

Great, affordable bar with good drinks.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Service

80/100
281 reviews

Service is professional and cheery, especially reception and housekeeping.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Room

71/100
289 reviews

Great views from big, clean rooms, with decent beds. Badly-kept, outdated rooms with unclean bathrooms and substandard A/C.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Value

70/100
168 reviews

Best value for money. Breakfast, bar and restaurant prices are cheap. Internet is affordable.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Amenities

53/100
49 reviews

Okay buildings with a bad entrance area. Hotel grounds not great with outdated facilities. Bad architecture.

“Excellent facilities and staff” “No "restaurant" on premises” “Little to no seating area”

Pool

45/100
74 reviews

Dirty pool.

“Swimming pool was tiny” “No pool water” “Pool is very tiny”

WiFi

33/100
39 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 31% by couples, with a score of 87

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  • Good management

    “Assistant manager apologized” “Manager comped”

  • Disorganized booking process

    “Didn't have a reservation”

  • Expensive parking

    “Parking is expensive” “Expensive parking”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “The hotel itself was welcoming” “Budget friendly”

Review highlights

Location

84/100
110 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Bar

83/100
27 reviews

Excellent bar with great prices.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Service

81/100
126 reviews

Service is so-so, but friendly, and management and reception are good. Disorganized booking process.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Breakfast

78/100
119 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Room

77/100
137 reviews

Great views from big, clean rooms, with decent beds. Run-down rooms with terrible bathrooms and minibars.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Value

70/100
68 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices. Affordable beverage prices. Internet is expensive.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Food

63/100
33 reviews

Decent food and okay desserts.

“Homemade french onion dip” “Delicious bacon cheese” “Fantastic Italian restaurant”

WiFi

30/100
16 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 47% by business travelers, with a score of 80

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  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Fan did not function” “Air conditioner was not working”

  • Noisy

    “Disturbing Trip” “Loud family hotel”

  • Affordable beverage prices

    “I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails”

  • Bad internet service

    “Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
35 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Poor access to parking.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

87/100
34 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Service

78/100
32 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Value

74/100
27 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices. Affordable beverage prices. Internet is affordable.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Bar

73/100
17 reviews

Excellent bar with great prices.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Room

67/100
55 reviews

Rooms and beds are okay but need better maintenance, and the bathrooms are terrible. Large, clean rooms with wonderful views.

“Sofabed was unusable” “Carpet was very worn” “Broken toilet paper”

Amenities

61/100
14 reviews

Okay buildings with a bad entrance area.

“Excellent facilities and staff” “No "restaurant" on premises” “Little to no seating area”

WiFi

35/100
12 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 40% by solo travelers, with a score of 85

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  • Great view

    “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

  • Bad internet service

    “Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible”

  • Great location

    “Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile”

  • Great room

    “Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
20 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

87/100
18 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Service

84/100
18 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Value

72/100
13 reviews

Best value for money. Internet is affordable.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Room

71/100
18 reviews

Lovely rooms with pleasant views.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Vibe

60/100
6 reviews

Decent vibe.

“Excellent entertainment” “The hotel itself was welcoming” “Little to no seating area”

Amenities

58/100
8 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Excellent facilities and staff” “Spacious sitting area” “No "restaurant" on premises”

WiFi

32/100
9 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

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  • Spacious rooms

    “Suite was very clean and spacious” “Spacious bathrooms”

  • Great view

    “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Review highlights

Location

88/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

86/100
7 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Service

83/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Room

79/100
14 reviews

Spacious rooms with excellent views.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Food

76/100
6 reviews

Uninspiring menu, but good food nonetheless.

“Homemade french onion dip” “Delicious bacon cheese” “Family friendly dining”

Comfort

74/100
9 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms.

“Suite was very clean and spacious” “Wonderful beds” “Our family of four enjoyed our king bed”

Value

70/100
8 reviews

Best value for money.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Ranked top 11% by families, with a score of 86

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  • Great room

    “Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking”

  • Rather comfortable

    “Suite was very clean and spacious” “Wonderful beds”

  • Delicious food

    “Homemade french onion dip” “Delicious bacon cheese”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids”

Review highlights

Location

88/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Service

84/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Room

78/100
8 reviews

Spacious rooms.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Food

75/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

“Homemade french onion dip” “Delicious bacon cheese” “Family friendly dining”

Comfort

73/100
5 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms.

“Suite was very clean and spacious” “Wonderful beds” “Our family of four enjoyed our king bed”

Value

69/100
6 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Internet is not free” “Great hotel for your money”

Good to know

  • Affordable beverage prices

    “I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile”

  • Great reception

    “Attentive front desk” “Reception is amazing”

  • Fair breakfast prices

    “Fantastic free breakfast” “Included breakfast and cocktails”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
929 reviews

Great location. Near city centre with great sightseeing, excursions, and convenient shopping. Expensive, terrible parking. Close to public transport and the train.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

87/100
928 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Bar

83/100
310 reviews

Great, affordable bar with good drinks. Standard wines. Poor bar service.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Service

81/100
992 reviews

Great reception and management with friendly service. Service acceptably professional, but bar staff is not great. Excellent service from wait staff and housekeeping. Disorganized booking process.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Value

77/100
609 reviews

Best value for money. Breakfast, bar and restaurant prices are cheap. Internet is affordable.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Room

74/100
1025 reviews

Big rooms with lovely views, but poorly-maintained with poor furniture. Beds and kitchenettes are so-so. Bathrooms are unpleasant, but okay size and clean enough. Old rooms, with unsatisfactory minibars. air conditioning and TV's.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Pool

46/100
184 reviews

Dirty pool.

“Swimming pool was tiny” “No pool water” “Pool is very tiny”

WiFi

33/100
119 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 15% by families, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Old mattresses” “Rooms a bit dated”

  • Bad architecture

    “Lack of decorations” “Dated decor”

  • Great shopping

    “Great and within walking distance to shopping” “Close to downtown shopping and Navy Pier”

  • Near city centre

    “So close to the heart of the city” “Close to Navy Pier and downtown”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
258 reviews

Great location. Near downtown with great sightseeing and shopping. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

85/100
265 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Bar

82/100
62 reviews

Great, affordable bar with good drinks.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Service

79/100
266 reviews

Service is professional and cheery, especially reception and housekeeping.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Value

71/100
153 reviews

Best value for money. Breakfast, bar and restaurant prices are cheap. Internet is affordable.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Room

69/100
256 reviews

Room could use updating, beds are alright. Large, clean rooms with wonderful views. Badly-maintained rooms, with bad A/C and unclean bathrooms.

“Sofabed was unusable” “Carpet was very worn” “Broken toilet paper”

Amenities

53/100
48 reviews

Okay buildings with a bad entrance area. Hotel grounds not great with outdated facilities. Bad architecture.

“Staff and facilities were excellent” “Spacious sitting area” “No "restaurant" on premises”

Pool

46/100
73 reviews

Dirty pool.

“Swimming pool was tiny” “No pool water” “Pool is very tiny”

WiFi

34/100
31 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 27% by couples, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Bad minibar

    “No freezer” “Refrigerator didn't work”

  • Good management

    “Assistant manager apologized” “Manager comped”

  • Disorganized booking process

    “Didn't have a reservation”

  • Expensive parking

    “Parking is expensive” “Expensive parking”

Review highlights

Location

84/100
98 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Bar

82/100
25 reviews

Excellent bar with great prices.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Service

81/100
117 reviews

Service is so-so, but friendly, and management and reception are good. Disorganized booking process.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Breakfast

80/100
101 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Room

77/100
120 reviews

Great views from big, clean rooms, with decent beds. Run-down rooms with terrible bathrooms and minibars.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Value

71/100
64 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices. Affordable beverage prices. Internet is expensive.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Food

66/100
28 reviews

Decent food and okay desserts.

“Homemade french onion dip” “Delicious bacon cheese” “Family friendly dining”

WiFi

30/100
15 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 52% by business travelers, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Fan did not function” “Air conditioner was not working”

  • Noisy

    “Disturbing Trip” “Loud family hotel”

  • Affordable beverage prices

    “I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails”

  • Bad internet service

    “Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
35 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Poor access to parking.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

87/100
34 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Service

78/100
32 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Value

75/100
26 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices. Affordable beverage prices. Internet is affordable.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Bar

73/100
17 reviews

Excellent bar with great prices.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Room

66/100
52 reviews

Rooms and beds are okay but need better maintenance, and the bathrooms are terrible. Large, clean rooms with wonderful views.

“Sofabed was unusable” “Carpet was very worn” “Broken toilet paper”

Amenities

61/100
13 reviews

Okay buildings with a bad entrance area.

“Staff and facilities were excellent” “No "restaurant" on premises” “Dated decor”

WiFi

35/100
12 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 39% by solo travelers, with a score of 85

Good to know

  • Great view

    “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

  • Great location

    “Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile”

  • Bad internet service

    “Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible”

  • Great room

    “Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking”

Review highlights

Location

88/100
19 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

86/100
15 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Service

83/100
16 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Value

73/100
12 reviews

Best value for money. Internet is affordable.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Room

70/100
14 reviews

Lovely rooms with pleasant views.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Vibe

59/100
4 reviews

Decent vibe.

“The hotel itself was welcoming” “Old mattresses” “Dated decor”

Amenities

57/100
6 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Staff and facilities were excellent” “No "restaurant" on premises” “Sitting area did not work”

WiFi

33/100
8 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Good to know

  • Great view

    “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

  • Spacious rooms

    “Suite was very clean and spacious” “Spacious bathrooms”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Staff was attentive and speedy”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
24 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Service

84/100
10 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Breakfast

83/100
26 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Bar

83/100
9 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Free evening cocktails” “Happy hour was great”

Room

79/100
27 reviews

Large rooms with nice views and OK beds.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Comfort

74/100
16 reviews

Spacious, comfortable room with acceptable beds.

“Suite was very clean and spacious” “Wonderful beds” “Our family of four enjoyed our king bed”

Value

73/100
14 reviews

Best value for money.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Food

72/100
11 reviews

Delicious food.

“Homemade french onion dip” “Delicious bacon cheese” “Family friendly dining”

Ranked top 35% by couples, with a score of 84

Good to know

  • Great view

    “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

  • Great room

    “Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking”

  • Delicious food

    “Homemade french onion dip” “Delicious bacon cheese”

  • Great location

    “Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile”

Review highlights

Location

91/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

81/100
12 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Room

77/100
11 reviews

Lovely rooms with pleasant views.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Comfort

72/100
6 reviews

Rather comfortable.

“Suite was very clean and spacious” “Wonderful beds” “Our family of four enjoyed our king bed”

Food

68/100
4 reviews

Food is all right.

“Homemade french onion dip” “Delicious bacon cheese” “Family friendly dining”

Review highlights

Location

91/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Service

79/100
4 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Room

72/100
5 reviews

Great room.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Good to know

  • Spacious rooms

    “Suite was very clean and spacious” “Spacious bathrooms”

Review highlights

Location

87/100
6 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

83/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Room

80/100
15 reviews

Spacious rooms.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

Comfort

74/100
7 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms.

“Suite was very clean and spacious” “Wonderful beds” “Our family of four enjoyed our king bed”

Value

71/100
6 reviews

Best value for money.

“I enjoyed the free drinks” “Exceptional value for money” “Free cocktails & snacks”

Good to know

  • Clean rooms

    “Suite was immaculately clean” “Comfy clean beds”

  • Spacious rooms

    “Suite was very clean and spacious” “Spacious bathrooms”

Review highlights

Location

87/100
20 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Service

85/100
15 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff are wonderfully helpful” “Excellent attention to our kids” “Breakfast and reception was wonderful”

Breakfast

83/100
18 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Cleanliness

79/100
6 reviews

Clean rooms.

“Suite was immaculately clean” “Clean environment” “Comfy clean beds”

Room

72/100
20 reviews

Spacious and tidy rooms.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

WiFi

29/100
6 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wi-fi connection was charged” “Internet was terrible” “No free wifi”

Ranked top 24% by families, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Great room

    “Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic”

  • Great location

    “Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
9 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to Magnificent Mile” “Walking distance from Magnificent Mile” “Location was superb”

Breakfast

84/100
11 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfast was fantastic” “Cooked to order breakfast was fantastic” “The breakfast buffet is amazing”

Room

76/100
7 reviews

Great room.

“Wonderful amenities for our recent stay” “View from our room was breathtaking” “Fantastic view of the lake”

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Customer Reviews of Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

4.0 out of 5. Based on 2024 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

An all-suite Downtown Chicago hotel located just 2 blocks from the Magnificent Mile, in the heart of the city's top business, shopping, and entertainment district. Welcome to the stunningly upscale Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile hotel located in the heart of downtown Chicago on the corner of Illinois Street and Columbus Drive, ideally situated between Navy Pier and the prestigious shops of famed Michigan Avenue - the Magnificent Mile. When visiting our all-suite downtown Chicago hotel enjoy beautiful architecture, tastefully furnished accommodations and become enchanted yet comfortable at the same time. After an exciting day of experiencing Chicago's Windy City, unwind as a guest of the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront hotel. Stay in a spacious two-room suite and enjoy a complimentary full cooked-to-order breakfast each morning and access to our nightly Manager's Reception each evening. Other features throughout the Embassy Suites Chicago Magnificent Mile hotel include: Spacious two-room suites featuring private bedroom and living room High-speed Internet access available throughout the hotel Business center offering complimentary Internet access - accessible 24-hours a day! 511 North Lounge Heated indoor pool and sauna

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2015
Floors: 17
Rooms: 455
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 455
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 455
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 7
Meeting Space: 20000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 500 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 2pm-midnight
Pool Info: Indoor 6am-Midnight
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Varies By Group
Nightly Parking: $48
Total Taxes: 16.40%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 16.40%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Video Games in Room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Chicago O'Hare Airport- ORD located 17 miles from the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront. Cab Fare cost approximately $50 from the airport.

Local Shuttle Info: GO Airport Express services downtown hotels from both O’Hare and Midway Airports. Shuttles depart every 15 minutes from baggage claim area. - Departing O’Hare-$30per person/ $53 roundtrip To arrange service from the hotel, call the hotel-concierge or Continental Air Transport at 1.800.654.7871, 24 to 48 hours prior to flight departure. www.airportexpress.com

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary,cooked-to-order breakfast buffet.

About Embassy Suites

  • Free Cooked-to-Order Breakfast
  • Offer spacious Two-Room Suites great for groups or large families
  • Free snacks and drinks during evening reception for all ages
  • Can pre-order services online before arriving

The Embassy Suites highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown / Lakefont, Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown / Lakefront, Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront

Hotel Rate Trends at Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

Rate fluctuations of Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

The chart above shows averages of prices for both group prices and the best individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group/meeting bid was submitted. The lowest group/meeting discount shown is 31.5% in July 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $396 in the month of July 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile in a month when rates are lower.

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