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“Great staff, terrific for Wrigley and Lake Shore”
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Majestic Hotel
Ranked #55 of 192 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Stayed one night at the Majestic, which is just a short block off of Lake Shore Drive. Hotel was likely an old apartment building that was converted into a boutique. Rooms are small but well appointed and clean; not somewhere that you'd bring the kids for a few days but great for a single person who is there for the weekend for a Cubs game (about a 15 minute walk to Wrigley as well as to the CTA station) or to explore along Lake Shore, The neighborhood is very safe and has a few good spots for drinks and breakfast. You are also only about a $12 cab ride from The Loop, so you can get to anything there easily.The staff at the hotel were outstanding, not only accommodating to needs and requests but just downright friendly -- Mona was especially great. The place is also quite a value at $150 per night; even the $22 for parking wasn't bad, either.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

This older boutique hotel is in a very nice area north of town by Wrigley Field. Awesome attention to detail. Dan the Concierge is the "go to" man for current information on what to do in Chicago, where to eat, and how to ride the bus..etc. Would come back here just for his love of the city and the attention he gives to guests. Good morning breakfast..simple and easy, comforting atmosphere
I will be ready to come back. Staff excels. Loved Chicago!.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Originally, the Majestic was selected because many other hotels in the Chicago were so expensive. Our group was attending a trade show at the convention center and found the Majestic was a reasonable cab ride to the convention center (approximately $20.00 each way.) The staff at this property went above and beyond to provide excellent customer service. All the staff members were very helpful and willing to assist with any request.

The added bonus was the proximity to Wrigley Field. A friend of mine was meeting our group for a Cubs game and he had to park further than the hotel was located from Wrigley Field. In addition, the hotel is a five minute cab ride to a nice area with a plethora of dining options and activities throughout the night.

The rooms were above average and the bed was very comfortable. A good wireless connection was provided and there were no issues connecting to the internet. In addition, there was a nice breakfast. Fresh fruit, hard boiled eggs, cereal, pastries, milk, juices, coffee and other items were provided. The common area was well kept and ample space for sitting and talking with other guests.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Lawrence T
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

Stayed there in March 2014 for one night. Good location in a very pleasant neighborhood with many restaurants within walking distance; parking was $25 and a few blocks away.
Got the room on Groupon. It was adequate and just clean enough: the bathroom floor was a bit smeary under the terry rug, and the sheets seemed not quite fresh. The mini bar was one of the best stocked we've seen, and the snack supply was ample, if one were to be marooned there by weather. The breakfast room could have been cleaner -- the tables were a bit smeary and had crumbs, and the set-up was a bit messy and awkward: had to cross people in close quarters bussing their dishes in order to reach some of the food. However, for the Groupon price, would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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Thank VAHOME
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

Stayed here for the 1st time in February. Loved the location, the price, the staff and the breakfast area. It is rare that I like a hotel so much that I make a point of going back. This is one of the rare ones.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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marino44, Regional Manager at Majestic Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2014

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of your most recent visit to the Majestic Hotel. I am delighted to read your appraisal of your stay. We appreciate you staying with us and enjoying the new renovations to our hotel.

We look forward to welcoming your return in the near future.

Sincerely,

Keith E. Scott
Regional Manager
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

The name says it all! We absolutely loved our stay at the Majestic and would recommend it to anyone headed to Chicago, especially if you are there to catch a Cubs game, as its only a 10-15 minute walk to Wrigley! My husband an I stayed in a King Suite, which provided lots of space and included a kitchenette, along with a fully stoked minibar, and all of the usual amenities. We slept very well here, which is extremely important to us - the bed was comfy, it was quiet, and in room air conditioning kept us cool at night. The area is fabulous, super safe, super walk-able, super convenient. Staff were excellent - friendly & helpful. Thank you!!!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

I found the staff this visit better than the last visit. The rooms are the same. The downstairs buffet room was now completed, it was under construction my last visit. I wish there were a chair in the room suitable for reading...there is the desk chair and the bed as the only choices now. My daughter lives in the area so this is a very convenient place to stay. Also nice if you just want to walk along the lake. Not the greatest for downtown attractions if that is what you're looking for.

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Majestic Hotel

Address: 528 West Brompton, Chicago, IL 60657
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lakeview
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#18 Best Value Hotel in Chicago
#27 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#28 Business Hotel in Chicago
#31 Family Hotel in Chicago
Price Range: £79 - £264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Majestic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chicago hotel located near Lake Michigan. One block south of Addison and Lake Shore Drive ... more   less 
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