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Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
Ranked #96 of 187 Hotels in Chicago
Dixon
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3 reviews
“Amazing hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

This was such a nice place to stay in Chicago. Right of Michigan Ave and close to everything. 25-30 minutes walk form Grant park and Navy pier. The price for the prime location was great. Very nice rooms and awesome shower! Staff was helpful and pleasant.

Stayed August 2014
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Florencio F, General Manager at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Guest,

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel. Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Windy City!

Yours in Hospitality,
Florencio Ferrao
General Manager
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

What a delightful place -- and I was here on business! Staff was welcoming (including sweet housekeeper). I never sleep my first night in a hotel but never, ever slept so good EVERY night (3) as here -- bed and feather pillows first rate. Plus, AC worked perfectly and I could set fan to high to block out any noises at night, I did not hear a thing. Breakfasts and lunches at our meeting breaks were yummy (especially Mexican lunch). Super location -- mid block between Michigan Ave and Lake Michigan. RUNNERS: Make sure to run on the path along the lake (check out Oak Street Beach). Only a 30 minute walk from Millennium Park, Art Institute and more.

Room Tip: Some of my colleagues stayed near the elevators and complained of noise, ask for a room at the end o...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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Florencio F, General Manager at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. It is always a delight to hear when our guests have enjoyed their stay. We are pleased to hear that you slept well and that you greatly enjoyed the meals provided during your meetings. We hope that you’ll return to the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel for a more leisurely stay!

Yours in Hospitality,
Florencio Ferrao
General Manager
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WI
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172 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

I got this hotel after using a "name revealed after payment" booking service. It was rated a 4 star which was right on!! The hotel was amazing! The service at check in was kind and polite, and the room had very nice furnishings! This hotel is just steps of Michigan Avenue, making it an excellent choice for business people and shopping/tourism patrons alike. While rooms have little view of Chicago, we were placed towards the street side of which was very quiet. We will be back the next time our plans call for Chicago lodging.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Florencio F, General Manager at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you kindly for all of your positive comments on your recent stay at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. We look forward to your next stay with us!

Yours in Hospitality,
Florencio Ferrao
General Manager
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East Lansing, Michigan
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

Historic hotel with classic lobby area but recently renovated rooms that are very comfortable. I had a corner king (rm. 1000) with nice views of the roof gardens across the street, very quiet (no road or hallway noise). Big bathroom with walk-in shower with double shower heads. Comfy bed. Breakfasts in Nix were good. Dinner is available at the lobby Martini Bar. A Spanish guitar duo and Flamenco dancer perform on Thursday nights (beautiful, worth stopping by). Free wifi in the lobby, fee in-room. Note: no room service.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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Florencio F, General Manager at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Guest,

We hope that you had an enjoyable trip to Chicago and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Spanish guitar duo and Flamenco performance! We are pleased to hear that you had a “very comfortable” stay and that you enjoyed breakfast in the Nix. Thank you for your review and we welcome your return to our hotel in the near future!

Yours in Hospitality,
Florencio Ferrao
General Manager
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IOWA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Great location, comfortable bed and rooms, not huge but it's an old hotel. Very recently remodeled, it didn't feel "old". Close to shopping and the Hancock building, Cheesecake Factory, many bars and restaurants, and a 2 block walk to Lake Michigan's beach. If you like people watching, head over to the beach. ALL staff at the Knickerbocker were friendly and accomodating. They must treat their employees right to be so happy. Sheryl the concierge got us into the Cheesecake Factory with only a half hour wait on Saturday night. Great weekend weather in Chicago helped! No complaints, we had a great value with a Travel Zoo voucher.

Room Tip: Got a Travel Zoo voucher for the weekend, rooms were $94 per night that included breakfast and $25 a...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Florencio F, General Manager at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Guest,

We love to read the praises of our recent guests and we thank you for taking the time from your day to share your experience. My team and I greatly appreciate your recognition to our “friendly and accommodating” service and location. We welcome your return to Chicago the next time you’re here!

Yours in Hospitality,
Florencio Ferrao
General Manager
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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

We got a good price on this hotel and were a little worried before arrival, but were very pleasantly surprised at how well this hotel is run. The room (Superior) was large enough and renovated, with a nice bathroom and bath/shower, comfortable bed. Even though the hotel was full, everything went very smoothly – no waits for elevator or breakfast or front desk, and all the staff was very accommodating. Of course, the location is excellent. Wifi in lobby was free and worked well.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Florencio F, General Manager at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Guest,

We’re delighted to hear that you had a comfortable stay and that you found our staff to be “very accommodating”. Thank you kindly for your review. We hope that you will visit Chicago soon and stay with us again!

Yours in Hospitality,
Florencio Ferrao
General Manger
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CapelleaandenIjssel
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159 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

A great hotel to stay in Chicago. The room has a nice size, bathroom is just fine. Staff are all very attentive. Best to mention Paul the concierge. As we only had one day to spent in Chicago, he made reservations for the architectural boat tour. Best way to learn a lot about the city in a short period. Even our two boys of 14 & 16 enjoyed the boat trip. if you want to have a nice dinner not far from the hotel, try Rosebudsteakhouse just across the hotel. Or stay in the hotelbar, lovely food there as well.

Best about the hotel is the location, walking up to the naypier or the shops just around the corner. The only minor point is that you have to pay for wifi in the room. Most hotels we visit offer free wifi.

Room Tip: Not near the elevator, to much noise.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Anthony V
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Florencio F, General Manager at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review. We greatly appreciate your recognition on our service and location. I will be sure to pass your kind comments to Paul, our Concierge. My team and I look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the very near future.

Yours in Hospitality,
Florencio Ferrao
General Manager
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Additional Information about Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago

Property: Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
Address: 163 East Walton Place, at N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-7114
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Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Streeterville , Near North Side
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#57 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#68 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#77 Business Hotel in Chicago
#82 Family Hotel in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago 4*
Number of rooms: 306
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A four-diamond landmark on North Michigan Avenue, the famous Magnificent Mile, this hotel welcomes you to the best location in the city for shopping, dining and business. European style and gracious service are the trademark of this elegant hotel and the 86 Millennium hotels around the world. One block from Water Tower Place, across the street from Bloomingdale's and within walking distance of most major attractions, this hotel offers personalized service and attention not found in the larger hotels. The hotel features the Martini Bar offering several kinds of martinis. Nix restaurant offers a bistro setting and features continental cuisine for breakfast & lunch. A complimentary fitness center and lakefront jogging path are designed to keep you fit while traveling. Enjoy Classic Chicago style only steps away from all the city has to offer. ... more   less 
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