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Safety index

81 out of 100

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The Buckingham Hotel

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8.5

Good (1,661 ratings)

Chicago, United States - 

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490 m Willis Tower

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910 m Art Institute of Chicago

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1.05 km Millennium Park

Hotel Overview

The Buckingham Hotel in Chicago is known for its unique location and offers a blend of convenience and comfort to its guests. Based on user reviews, it stands out for its distinctive amenities and services, while also facing some criticisms.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Central Location: Situated in the heart of the city, making it easy for guests to explore Chicago.
  2. Stunning Views: Offers breathtaking views of the cityscape from its rooms.
  3. Complimentary Breakfast: Provides guests with a complimentary breakfast adding value to their stay.
  4. Friendly Staff: The hotel staff is praised for their helpful and friendly demeanor.
  5. Cleanliness: Maintains high standards of cleanliness throughout the hotel.
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Area for improvement

  1. Pricey: Some guests felt that the stay was not worth the high price point.
  2. Outdated Rooms: A number of reviewers mentioned that the rooms could use an update.
  3. Noisy: Being in a central location also means facing noise problems for some guests.
  4. Wi-Fi Issues: Complaints about the Wi-Fi being slow and unreliable were noted.
  5. Limited Amenities: Some guests were disappointed with the lack of expected amenities.

Amenities

Microwave

Toys/Games

Parking available

Parking available

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Gym

Gym

Business services

Business services

24/7 front desk

24/7 front desk

Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

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Score icon8.5

RateScore

Total 1,661 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.9

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8.7

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8.4

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agoda

19 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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booking

637 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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expedia

1,005 Reviews

8.4 / 10

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 21

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Number of floors 1

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Number of buildings/towers 1

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

8

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190

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106

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Willis Tower

490 m

Art Institute of Chicago

910 m

Millennium Park

1.05 km

Michigan Avenue

1.19 km

Chicago Riverwalk

1 km

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Getting around

LaSalle Street Station

140 m

Chicago Van Buren Street Station

700 m

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Airports Nearby

Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)

17 km

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Restaurants

The Franklin Tap

280 m

Luke's Italian Beef

280 m

La Cocina Restaurant

210 m

Big Shoulders Coffee

210 m

Ceres Cafe

280 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

56 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

26 out of 100

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Chicago safety index

Safety

Crime

81

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

81 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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61

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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80

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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60

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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86

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

66

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

66 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

69

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Mugging or robbery  64/100

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Car theft  56/100

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Car break-ins  65/100

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Home break-ins  56/100

Violent crime severity

High

72

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Physical attacks  62/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  48/100

Other crime severity

High

78

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Insult or harassment in public  61/100

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Corruption or bribery  71/100

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Drug problem  71/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.1 - $4.5

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Coffee

$2.7 - $8.4

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $4.9

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.6 - $45.4

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2 - $2.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$2 - $4.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$59 - $181.5

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.2 - $22.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.9 - $13.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$2.1 - $4.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$68.1 - $104.4

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.8 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$36.3 - $90.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$27.2 - $158.8

Weather In Chicago

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Precipitation In Chicago

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.512

PM1022

45

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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