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Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago

4.5-star4.5 stars
12 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60603, United States of America

Luxury hotel with 3 restaurants, near Millennium Park
  • Free WiFi
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Delicious food
Great amenities
Tasty breakfast
Great room
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From 2,329 reviews

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Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago

from $159
  • Classic Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Junior Suite (Millennium)
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Millennium)
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Accessible)
  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago


  • In The Loop
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 3 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 3 min walk
  • Chicago Theatre - 9 min walk
  • Chicago Riverwalk - 10 min walk
  • Grant Park - 15 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 16 min walk
  • Water Tower Place - 25 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 24 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 39 min drive
  • Millennium Station - 4 min walk
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 7 min walk
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 20 min walk
  • Madison-Wabash Station - 2 min walk
  • Adams-Wabash Station - 5 min walk
  • Monroe Station (Red Line) - 5 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 241 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 19 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1890
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Cherry Circle Room - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Cindys - This fine-dining restaurant overlooks the garden and specializes in American cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Game Room - This gastropub serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Drawing Room - This cocktail bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago’s small print

Also known as

  • Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
  • Athletic Association Hotel
  • Chicago Athletic Association
  • Athletic Association
  • Chicago Athletic Association Hotel Chicago
  • Chicago Athletic Association Chicago


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

Deposit: USD 200.00 per stay

  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • In-room bottled water
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Additional inclusions

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 69.00 per day with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 15 and USD 50 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 0.00 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 1,023 reviews

Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago
Room was very nice. A little on the small size but your are down town in a big city. Only down side is NO COFFEE IN THE ROOM. You have to go to the bar on the second floor to get a cup. Big pain in my back side to get dressed and go down five flights to get a cup to then go back to the room and work on my email. They were not even open at five thirty AM the morning of my departure when I was on the way out to the airport. A long ride with no java.
James, us3 night business trip
Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago
Historic hotel that’s busier than Grand Central
Elevator situation is a bit complicated, especially if you’re on a floor above floor 11. Because of the rooftop bar/restaurant and the bar on the second floor, it’s always a bit of a wait to get an elevator. not ideal if you’re traveling on business or if you really want a typical quiet hotel where crowds are not what you expect the minute you get into the hotel lobby. Uber pickups take forever as does waiting on the elevators to go downstairs. On the flip side, you’re in walking distance to the Art Institute, Millennium Park, and shops on State Street and Mag Mile. Would I return? For the lobby bar on the 2nd floor but probably not for the hotel itself — it feels as the hotel guest experience is an afterthought to catered affairs like weddings and restaurant patrons on the top floor. Kitchen staff should not be using the same elevators as hotel guests — it’s crowded enough to get into an elevator and waiting for 15 minutes for an elevator is unacceptable.
, us1 night romance trip
Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago
LOVE this hotel!!! Gorgeous hotel with great service.
Amy, us1 night family trip
Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago
I had a good experience, the staff was very friendly and accommodating. Ask for a room with a view of Millennium Park. And grab a cocktail at Cindy's on the roof. It's worth it.
Patrice, us2 night business trip
Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago
Very Good8.0
This is a great place, except it is very dark inside. Maybe could use a little more lighting in the bathroom. Very clean and everyone was heloful
Julieanne, us1 night trip with friends

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