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Chicago Grant Park Hotels

Before you hit the road or travel to the greater Chicago area, please contact the Congress Plaza Hotel directly to obtain the most current and complete location information and driving directions to our Chicago Grant Park hotel.

Construction projects and road conditions can change in the Windy City in the blink of an eye – don’t be left out of the loop and contact one of our guest services representatives with your travel questions or directions to the hotel.

Directions to The Congress Plaza Hotel

When traveling to/from Chicago by car, please follow directions closely and contact the hotel for frequent updates. Numerous one-way streets and limited unloading areas dictate these routes as the most efficient means to access our location by our hotel staff.

From the South on the Dan Ryan Expressway - I-90/94

  • Exit at Congress Parkway downtown
  • Follow Congress Parkway to Michigan Avenue
  • Turn right on Michigan Avenue
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel is on the corner

From the North on the Kennedy Expressway - I-90/94

  • Follow to Congress Parkway East
  • Follow Congress Parkway to Michigan Avenue
  • Turn right on Michigan Avenue
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel is on the corner

From the West on the Eisenhower Expressway - I-290

  • Follow to Congress Parkway East to Michigan Avenue
  • Follow Congress Parkway to Michigan Avenue
  • Turn right on Michigan Avenue
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel is on the corner

Driving South on Lake Shore Drive - Route #41

  • Stay in right lane, exit at Randolph onto Michigan Avenue
  • Turn left on Michigan Avenue and keep straight seven blocks to corner of Congress Parkway and Michigan Avenue
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel is on the Southwest corner

Driving North on Lake Shore Drive - Route #41

  • Stay in left lane, exit at Balbo onto State Street
  • Turn right on State Street and keep straight to the corner of Congress Parkway and State Street
  • Turn right onto Congress Parkway and drive just two blocks to Michigan Avenue
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel is on the Southwest corner

Driving East on the Stevenson - I-55

  • Stay on the Stevenson to Lake Shore Drive
  • Exit at Balbo onto State Street
  • Turn right on State Street and keep straight to the corner of Congress Parkway and State Street
  • Turn right onto Congress Parkway and drive just two blocks to Michigan Avenue
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel is on the Southwest corner
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The Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago

520 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605

Transportation & Parking Information

Automobile parking is located directly West of the Hotel
Park One Parking OFFICIAL HOTEL PARKING has two entrances: Valet is recommended
525 South Wabash (one Way from North to South) and 63 East Congress
Tel: (312) 663-0979

Overnight Parking:

  • Valet Parking, Car: $44.00, Van: $49.00
  • Self Parking, Car: $39.00, Van: $44.00

Day Parking Rate:

  • Valet Parking Car: $28.00 Van: $30.00
  • Self Parking Car: $25.00 Van: $27.00

(Vans and oversized vehicles at additional cost)
Special rates are available for guests with tickets that are VALIDATED at the hotel Front Desk or the Bellman's Stand.

BUSES

Bus Parking is located at

Park-1

500 South Wabash Avenue

Tel: (312) 922-4128

Please make arrangements before arrival if possible so your bus is assured a spot.

24-Hour Rate: call for rates and availability

Transportation To And From O'Hare International & Midway Airport

Airport Express (800) 654-7871

  • Return from O'Hare to hotel $51.00 round trip
  • One way from O'Hare to hotel $30.00 one way
  • One way from hotel to O'Hare $28.00 one way
  • Return from Midway to hotel $41.00 round trip
  • One way from Midway to hotel $25.00 one way
  • One way from hotel to Midway $23.00 one way

Call Airport Express for group rate

Visit the Chicago O'Hare International Airport online for comprehensive real time flight information on arrivals, departures and delays, terminals and maps, parking, transportation, directions, food and shopping, etc.

Chicago Transit Authority (312) 836-7000

From O’Hare: Take the Blue Line to the “Jackson” stop and exit underground train station. Walk South 2 blocks to Congress Parkway, then 3 blocks East to the hotel.

From Midway: Take the Orange Line to the “Library” stop and exit the elevated train platform. Walk South 1 block to Congress Parkway, then 2 blocks East to the hotel.

One way to/from airport $2.75. With a transfer $3.00.

Taxi Cab (312) 243-2537 or (312) 829-4222

One way to/from O'Hare $30.00-$35.00
One way to/from Midway $22.00-$28.00

520 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605

Phone: 312-427-3800 · Fax: 312-427-2919

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