Conrad Chicago  4 stars

521 North Rush Street, Chicago, United States, 60611-3507  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This classy 1920s landmarked era hotel features large, well furnished rooms which include 42-inch plasma TVs, Bose stereos, Pratesi linens and Molon Brown products in the impassive baths. Features also include a highly attentive staff, an indoor connection to the upscale shops at North Bridge which allows for hassle free retail therapy, as well as an on-site fitness center and a restaurant.

Verified Reviews:

  • Great location - Staff were friendly - Complimentary coffee
  • Rooms are very clean - Service was excellent - Comfortable bed
  • No pool - Service was great - Flatscreen hd tv
  • Free wi-fi - Convenient parking - Comfortable room
  • Amenities are very poor - Quiet a/c - Would definitely stay again


The prestigious 4-star Conrad Chicago is set in Near North district and offers modern guestrooms with views over the city. Since 2001, it has been a prominent hotel in the center of Chicago.

The prime location gives quick access to Navy Pier, Auditorium Building and Willis Tower. Just 2km from the center of Chicago known for Wrigley Building, Vietnam Veterans Fountain and John Hancock Center / Observatory.

The hotel is surrounded by bars, a mall and stores.

A 5-minute walk will take you to Grand-Red subway station. 20km to the Midway airport.


The hotel offers 310 rooms featuring coffee/tea making facilities, Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe, individual climate control and satellite TV as well as spacious bathrooms with bathrobes, a rain shower and a hairdryer. Some rooms offer magnificent views over Lake Michigan and Georgia Coast. Guestrooms offer classic interior and carpet floor.


Guests can unwind in the signature restaurant, which serves fine Asian cuisine. The Terrace bar features a terrace and offers complimentary drinks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


Guests can take advantage of conference facilities, a business center and daily newspapers and make use of concierge service, 24-hour reception and a valet cleaning service provided on-site.


For children a playground and child care service are available. The on-site fitness center comes with a gym and fitness classes.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of floors   12.  Number of rooms   589.

City Center Chicago - 1.0 mi
Airports Midway (MDW) - 9.8 mi, Chicago O'hare International (ORD) - 15.6 mi
Train Stations Millenium Station - 3000 ft, Van Buren Street Station - 1.1 mi
Underground stations LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line) - 1.2 mi, LaSalle \"L\" Station (Blue Line) - 1.2 mi
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants The Purple Pig (cuisine: Contemporary, European) - 400 ft, Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood) - 300 ft
Beaches Ohio Street Beach - 3500 ft, Oak Street Beach - 4300 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • CD player



from  3 am


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Deluxe Room
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Conrad Chicago Deluxe Room
Conrad Chicago Deluxe Room
Conrad Chicago Deluxe Room
Bed type: Double Beds or King Size Bed
Size: 400 sq. feet

Elegant room has a small rest are, work desk and convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
    Executive Room
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    Conrad Chicago Executive Room
    Bed type: King Size Bed
    Size: 455 sq. feet

    The room offers more space and includes a work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

    Room facilities
      Junior Suite
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      Conrad Chicago Junior Suite
      Bed type: King Size Bed
      Size: 475 sq. feet

      Light room with a separate rest area has a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

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        Executive Suite
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        Conrad Chicago Executive Suite
        Bed type: King Size Bed
        Size: 765 sq. feet

        Luxurious Suite offers living area, dining table and separate bedroom.

        Deluxe Suite
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        Conrad Chicago Deluxe Suite
        Bed type: King Size Bed
        Size: 575 sq. feet

        Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

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          Conrad Chicago LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          Places of interest
          • Chicago Tribune Tower
            400 ft
          • Wrigley Building
            700 ft
          • Time Life Building
            1400 ft
          • Marina City
            1400 ft
          • Chicago Vietnam Veterans Memorial
            1700 ft
          Shopping areas
          • Shops at Northbridge
            400 ft
          • Magnificent Mile
            1400 ft
          • 1700 ft
          • Amf Bowl Marina City Lanes
            1400 ft
          • Screenz
            1400 ft
          • Chicago Artist's Coalition
            700 ft
          • Arts Club of Chicago
            1000 ft
          • Terra Museum of American Art
            1000 ft
          • Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum
            1000 ft
          • 1700 ft
          Universities, Institutes
          • Real Estate Education CO
            400 ft
          • American College of Surgeons
            1000 ft
          • Marquette University
            1400 ft
          • Insti-Clinical Social Work
            1700 ft
          • Institute of Design
            2000 ft
          • Literacy Chicago
            2000 ft
          • Printing Industry of Illinois
            2000 ft
          • Gleacher Center-The University
            2000 ft
          • Univ-Chicago Investment Ofc
            2000 ft
          Business areas
          • American Medical Association Headquarters
            700 ft
          Medical care and Hospitals
          • Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino
            1400 ft
          Food and meals

          Local Attractions

          • Willis Tower
            1.0 mi
            233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago
          • Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank
            5100 ft
            230 South LaSalle St, Chicago
          • Navy Pier
            1.1 mi
            600 E Grand Ave, Chicago
          • Grant Park
            5200 ft
            500 South Columbus Drive, Chicago
          • Chicago Board of Trade Building
            5200 ft
            141 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago

          Near the hotel

          • The Magnificent Mile
            400 ft
            N Michigan Ave, Chicago
          • Tribune Tower
            600 ft
            435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
          • McCormick Freedom Project
            600 ft
            435 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
          • Wrigley Building
            700 ft
            410 North Michigan Ave, Chicago
          • Michigan Avenue Bridge
            1000 ft
            Michigan Ave., Chicago
          • Richard H. Driehaus Museum
            1100 ft
            40 E. Erie St., Chicago
          • St. James Cathedral
            1400 ft
            65 East Huron Street, Chicago

          Restaurants Nearby

          • The Purple Pig

            77% likes this, based on 1527 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, European
            Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

            400 ft
            500 North Michigan Avenue

            Phone: (312) 464-1744

          • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

            86% likes this, based on 1113 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
            Price Range: USD 43 - USD 82

            300 ft
            60 E Grand Ave

            Phone: 312-379-5637

          • Michael Jordan's steakhouse

            69% likes this, based on 289 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

            200 ft
            505 N. Michigan Avenue

            Phone: (312) 321-8823

          • The Terrace Rooftop Bar

            70% likes this, based on 58 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 21 - USD 30

            200 ft
            521 N Rush St

            Phone: 3123770979

          • Shaw's Crab House

            75% likes this, based on 944 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
            Price Range: USD 33 - USD 42

            700 ft
            21 E Hubbard St

            Phone: 312-527-2722

          Conrad Chicago Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Conrad Chicago

          Average guest rating

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          Based on 54 reviews

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          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers

            The location was excellent as were all the service staff who were extremely friendly and helpful. Rooms were kept exceptionally clean.

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            great location

            very expensive room service. restaurant empty and very disappointing

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            My husband & I spent 8 nights at the hotel - it was very clean - a large variety of good quality toiletries were provided & re-filled - tea/coffee maker was provided with good choices of coffee & tea shots - friendly receptionests especially Ron - all our requests were met - easy access to Michigan Avenue - quick response when fetching our car from valet parking - free high speed wi-fi We loved the hotel & felt at home there, we recommend it to others

            - Valet parking is too expensive, costs 51 dollars a day, the close by self parking garage is also expensive costing 45 dollars a day

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            It was very conveniently located to shopping and restaurants.

            The hotel room smelled of mildew so that sleeping was difficult.

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Bedding n cleanlinessprofessional staff

            Coffee maker did not work

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Location Location Location.

            Some of the concerige wasn't very helpful. Like they turned they nose up at me and my wife because we was young and black. Sorry to say but all the other staff was very friendly.

            • Average rating
          • Single

            room is very big. bathroom is impressive.

            there should be coffee in the room.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Staff service level, quality of the rooms, facilities for customers.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Great location -- lots of restaurants and shopping nearby, just a block from the L, and the Loop is walking distance. Rooms are not huge and the decor is somewhat non-descript but well-appointed and very comfortable. The hotel was lively but floors were quiet. Nice terrace off the lobby. Well suited for business travelers.

            Thought it was a bit pricey for a weekend but the town was very busy while we were there and rooms were in very short supply.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            I felt the staff went out of their way to be helpful, polite, and very hospitable. The hotel is really beautiful and well-maintained.

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            I've stayed at several Conrad Hotels and they never dissappoint. The service, cleanliness, and value are always excellent. I will always check Conrad availability, when possible.

            Valet parking rate is $51 per night, which is a little ridiculous. I don't care what city it's in, that's way too high. $40 should be max.

            • Average rating
          • Single

            Room was of a high standard with modern decor and well maintained. Proximity to major attractions and shopping was ideal for stay.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Location, Clean place and nice interiors.

            The room that was assigned to us has an annoying vibrations and shaking sounds that kept coming all night long from bed side wall. When we slept on the pillow we felt a vibration through our heads coming from the wall and bed the frame kept making vibration sounds. This was very annoying and it kept us awake until 2:30 A.M. I called the reception and complained, they refused moving us to another room in a very firm language and they said that the only thing that could be done is to send an engineer to check it because hotel is full! The engineer arrived and was nice, however, he could not stop this vibration, and his solution was to pull the bed away from wall which stopped bed vibrations but the sound kept coming all night. It seemed that the sound came from an a/c machine that cools the floor corridor. We woke up late due to the bad night and requested late check out but the reception refused, after an argument with them they accepted with a very not friendly tone. To be fair the hotel in general was decent, clean and has a good location. However, staff did not address our problem properly and treated us in a very inconsiderate way. I will not go back to it again, however, if you are going make sure they do not give you a similar room, rooms that are beside floor service room or machines room. If it helps, our room number was 912.

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Nice amenities. I/we have been staying at design-based boutique hotels quite a bit and the services/amenities of a larger near-luxury hotel stood out.

            My boyfriend told me to mention something about the lack of designated smoking areas.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            great service. very clean room and comfortable bed. Neat little roof top terrace. Free drinking bottle water.

            Only one out of the three elevators was working. Expected a bit more for the price of the breakfast.

            • Average rating
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