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Another good hotel near W hotel city center

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Another good hotel near W hotel city center

we are attending a business conference at the W hotel city center, but it seems to get mixed reviews. Is their a better hotel within walking distance. Hopefully under $200 per night?

Thanks

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1. Re: Another good hotel near W hotel city center

Check rates at the Palmer House Hilton.

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2. Re: Another good hotel near W hotel city center

The Burnham is a nice hotel within walking distance, as is the Palmer House. Further (but not too horribly far) would be the Westin River North, Renaissance and Monaco.)

I actually liked the W City Center, but it's a real "love it or hate it" hotel. It just depends on how you respond to the hotel's unique style. I do think the W beds are my favorite of the hotel beds, but the bathrooms were okay and the rooms are on the smaller side (it is a renovated older property.)

Overall, I don't think the W's as bad as everyone says it is, but I wouldn't pay a fortune for it, either. If you do want to seek other options, the Burnham and Palmer are the nicest/closest, and the the Renaissance and Westin are the nicest a little further out.

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3. Re: Another good hotel near W hotel city center

Also a reasonable distance are the Chicago Hilton and the newly-renovated Renaissance Blackstone where the phrase "smoke-filled room" is supposed to have been coined during one of the political conventions held there. Both are on South Michigan Avenue and overlook Grant Park.

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4. Re: Another good hotel near W hotel city center

The Allegro Hotel is nearby too.

http://www.allegrochicago.com

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