A living, breathing “Landmark of Chicago Hospitality”, the historic Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center provides guests and visitors with a unique combination of modern amenities and charming character.
Our hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois has catered to our nation’s Presidents and notable political leaders, foreign dignitaries, stars of the opera, stage and screen and a multitude of conventions and glamorous events for over a century.
But our first priority and best customers are the business travelers and visitors to Chicago who bring their families and friends to explore all our wonderful city has to offer. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding customer service, first-class amenities and an impressive amount of hospitality and event space for every guest who walks through our doors. The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center is easily accessible to all major interstates that run through the city, including I-90/94, I-290 and I-55, as well as both Midway Airport and O’Hare International.
Our hotel in downtown Chicago Illinois located in the heart of Chicago adjacent to Grant Park and the Magnificent Mile along Michigan Avenue.
Our central location provides guests with the perfect home base to explore nearby Millennium Park, Soldier Field, the Museum Campus, Lake Michigan and unlimited dining, entertainment and nightlife options during your stay.
Guests at the Congress Plaza Hotel have access to more than 871 spacious guest rooms as well as 36 classic downtown Chicago hotel suites.
We offer three onsite dining facilities with the Gazebo Restaurant, Rafael Steak House and The Congress Lounge, providing breakfast, lunch and dinner options as well as room service. All guests have exclusive access to our 24-hour fitness facility in addition to same day valet dry cleaning, valet shoe shine service and our onsite gift shop and barber shop.
Looking for a convenient location for your next corporate event or a unique facility for your Chicago wedding? Look no further. The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center boasts over 50,000 square feet of flexible banquet and event space with 23 function rooms perfect for entertaining 10 to 1,200 attendees.
Our most well-known and elegant formal offering is The Gold Room, a warm and enchanting reception hall decked out in shimmering gold leaf, gorgeous clustered lights, a vaulted ceiling and rich Italian Renaissance style. The hotel also features three additional ballrooms suited for everything from wedding receptions to graduation/award ceremonies to seminars and trade fairs. The Congress Plaza Hotel is pleased to offer a full range of catering options and audio-visual technology for your next event.