Located along Interstate 55 and connected to McCormick Place Convention Center, the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is geared towards business or vacation travellers who prefer a hotel with meeting/banquet space, on-site dining and easy highway access.
Each of this non-smoking hotel's guest rooms and suites comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, an in-room safe, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iPod dock, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request and pets are not permitted.
The hotel also offers an indoor pool, a sauna, a fitness centre, 10,000 square feet of meeting space, a business centre, a gift shop, a bar, a coffee shop and on-site dining at Shor (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily) and Forno, which serves lunch and dinner daily. Self-parking is an additional $34 per day.
Chicago's city centre is roughly a 9-minute drive from the hotel, while Lake Meadows Shopping Center can be found 4 minutes away by car. Soldier Field is about a 5-minute drive away and Midway International Airport (MDW) is a 14-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, self-parking $34/day, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: December 11, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rooms, location and staff.
Many reviewers were pleased with their hotel's accommodations. They described their lodgings as clean, modern, quiet, spacious and well equipped, with great lake views, comfortable beds and reliable Wi-Fi.
The hotel's location was praised by numerous guests. They found it close to McCormick Convention Center, Midway International Airport, Millennium Park, public transit, highway access, Soldier Field, the Magnificent Mile and Navy Pier.
A few guests did complain about the lack of restaurants within walking distance, however.
Several travellers were impressed with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as friendly, accommodating, available and professional.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the added costs and noise transfer.
A few lodgers were disappointed with the added costs they incurred during their stay. They felt the added parking fee and restaurant were overpriced.
Noise disturbances were mentioned by a few reviewers. They reported noise from guests in adjacent rooms and rooms overhead, as well as noisy in-room air conditioning.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #75 of 166 Chicago hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 810 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with a 90% recommendation rate from 806 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.6 out of 10 from 301 reviews.The author called the hotel on December 11, 2013 to verify some information.