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Conrad Chicago

521 North Rush Street | Chicago, IL 60611-3507 [See Map]
#17 in Best Chicago Hotels
Hotel Class 4.5-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 2368 reviews
Property Type Hotel with 312 rooms, 17 floors
Primary View(s) City center
Style Traditional
Best For Business travelers, Couples
AMENITIES Room Service, Internet Access, Business Center See all amenities

U.S. News Review

You'll find this boutique-style hotel attached to the The Shops at North Bridge in Chicago's River North area, just a short walk from the Chicago River and several L train stops. Unlike the city's other high-end accommodations, which tend to skew contemporary, this Conrad property exudes an old-school sumptuousness with rich jewel tones, marble floors, crystal chandeliers and plush furniture. Guest rooms here are not quite as decadent as the lobby area: Accommodations are dressed in brown hues and more simplistic decor. But visitors don't seem to mind: Recent guests especially like the Conrad's cozy bedding and pillows, large bathrooms and high-tech amenities like iPod alarm clocks and flat-screen TVs. During your stay, you will have access to the Condrad's Terrace Rooftop, where you can enjoy a cocktail and spectacular views of the city. For something more filling, try the Southern cuisine served up at The Terrace Restaurant. Chicago visitors also choose this hotel for its proximity to shopping, both at the mall and out on the nearby Magnificent Mile. What's more, Hilton HHonors members can collect or cash in rewards points here.

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

“This hotel's Art Deco-inspired lobby avoids feeling like a period piece through its clean-line furniture and creative floral arrangements, and the rooms here — featuring European duvets, oversize pillows, plush bathrobes, and slippers — aim to pamper.”

AAA

“The modern dining room is romantically lit, the chairs are fully upholstered and the jazzy music from the lounge fills the entire dining room. It's a great setting in which to enjoy an extensive variety of fine seafood.”
Award: AAA/CAA Four Diamond Lodgings 2015

Lonely Planet

“Euro sleek, urban chic. ... Adding to the discreet sense of luxury, the lobby is hiding on the 6th floor of Michigan Ave’s North Bridge Shops.”
Award: Lonely Planet Recommended

Guest Rooms

Rooms at Conrad Chicago are decorated in a traditional style with earth toned walls and upholstery, granite countertops and blackout curtains. Many rooms have views of the city, but guests are advised to request these rooms specifically, if desired. Basic Wi-Fi is complimentary in each room, but guests can choose to upgrade to high-performance Internet for a fee of $12.95 per day.

  • 42-inch flat-screen HD TV with on-demand movies
  • Bathtubs and showers are separate
  • Terraces attached to some suites

Standard room size:

350 square feet
  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available
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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Dining
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center

Location & Parking

Located less than one block away from the popular Magnificent Mile, Conrad Chicago is surrounded by extensive shopping options. Many restaurants and entertainment destinations are also within close walking distance.

  • About a mile east to Navy Pier and Ohio Street Beach
  • Half a mile south to Millennium Park
  • Two blocks from an L train stop and several bus stops

  • 24-hour valet parking ($69)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($45)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Dining

The Terrace Restaurant at Conrad Chicago is situated on the fifth floor of the hotel and serves American cuisine. Outdoor dining is available at the The Terrace Rooftop, which also features dinner and a movie during the summer months. The Terrace Bar offers drinks and light fare until 1:30 a.m. daily.

  • Each dining space can be reserved for private events
  • The Terrace Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner each day

Number of restaurants:

1

Cuisine types:

American
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Spa

Kids

Conrad Chicago offers the basic amenities for families with children. Children's welcome amenities are available, as well as children's bath amenities and robes. Cribs, high chairs are bottle warmers are also available as well as babysitting services.

  • Hotel offers a children's menu

  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

Conrad Chicago offers a high-tech fitness center. Chilled towels, apples and other complimentary amenities are provided, and exercise machines feature large integrated TVs.

  • Fitness center is certified hypoallergenic
  • Guests have 24-hour access
  • Short guide videos explain how to operate weight-training machines

  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

Conrad Chicago's 14 meeting rooms can accommodate events with attendee counts ranging from seven to 320. A 24-hour business center is also provided for faxing, copying and printing.

  • Notary public available
  • Complimentary wireless printing from rooms
  • Audiovisual materials available upon request

Number of meeting rooms:

14
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Conrad Chicago allows guests to bring pets during their stay, but pets must fit certain restrictions. Pet beds and food bowls are provided.

  • A $75 nonrefundable deposit applies
  • Pets must weigh less than 25 pounds
  • Pet-sitting services can be arranged through the concierge

  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

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Wedding

Conrad Chicago offers indoor space to host up to 320 guests in the Magnolia Ballroom. More intimate weddings can be held in the Grand Terrace Suite, an outdoor venue for 50 guests or fewer. The wedding team at the hotel is available to help plan even small ceremony or reception details.

  • Catering services available
  • Two wedding packages are offered and can be customized to specific needs

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

320
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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Conrad Chicago

521 North Rush Street | Chicago, IL 60611-3507 [See Full Map]