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Safety index

77 out of 100

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Safe area

Business

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Pet-friendly

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Virgin Hotels Chicago

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8.8

Good (2,162 ratings)

Chicago, United States - 

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Nearby Chicago Theatre

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140 m Chicago Riverwalk

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140 m Michigan Avenue

Hotel Overview

**Virgin Hotels Chicago** has garnered widespread attention since its debut, captivating guests with its innovative and stylish approach to hospitality. Drawn from a plethora of user reviews, this hotel seems to excel in delivering an exceptional guest experience, thanks to its unique amenities, comfortable accommodations, and prime location. However, like any establishment, it has areas where improvements could enhance the guest experience further.

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Hotel highlights

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  1. Distinctive and Comfortable Rooms: Guests rave about the cleverly designed rooms that maximize comfort and functionality, making their stay exceptionally pleasant.
  2. Exceptional Staff Service: The attentive and friendly nature of the staff is frequently highlighted, contributing significantly to a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
  3. Prime Location: Its central location is perfect for those looking to explore the city, with many attractions and dining options within walking distance.
  4. Unique Amenities: The hotel boasts a variety of unique amenities that cater to guests’ diverse interests and needs, enhancing the overall stay experience.
  5. Innovative Dining Experiences: The on-site dining options are praised for their innovative approaches to cuisine and remarkable ambiance.
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Area for improvement

  1. High Noise Levels: Some guests mention that the noise from the streets or neighboring rooms can be quite disruptive, affecting their sleep quality.
  2. Inconsistent Room Temperatures: There are reports of room temperatures being hard to regulate, leading to discomfort for some guests.
  3. Pricey Parking: The cost of parking is noted as being on the higher side, which might not appeal to all guests.
  4. Limited On-Site Dining Hours: A few guests have expressed disappointment over the limited hours of operation for dining facilities, especially during later hours.
  5. Connectivity Issues: Despite providing it, some guests have experienced difficulties with the WiFi service, which could hinder connectivity for business or personal use.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking available

Parking available

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Free WiFi

Gym

Gym

Restaurant

Bar

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Score icon8.8

RateScore

Total 2,162 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.7

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9.0

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booking

1,261 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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expedia

901 Reviews

9.0 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Bar was mentioned 481 times

10% Negative79% Positive

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Brianna Little5 months ago
5/5Google icon

We came to see Hamilton for my son’s 18th birthday. They left cake in our room for him (but no silverware, he figured it out- fear not!) which we loved. We set the plate outside the door and it was still there when we left 4 days later. Other than that, we adored the hotel, rooms were spacious and actual vanity space is a bonus. The coffee shop was great, and i got a wonderful cocktail at the rooftop bar. Every person we interacted with was wonderful and I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

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runningkirk wa7 months ago
5/5Google icon

We had a great stay here in mid September. Staff is top notch. Chad at check in took care of early check in and an awesome chamber for us. Deandre the bellman is so helpful and super nice. Nice to see!!! This hotel is a great choice Nice part of Chicago too. Close to everything!!. Riverwalk is fun. Navy pier. Skyscrapers everywhere, so cool. Walking distance to museums and lake. September is such a nice month in Chicago. Chicago crushed it for us and this Virgin hotel is one of the best. Reasonable price. Worth it!!! Rooftop bar is fun too!! Thanks Travis for following up with me. See u next September hopefully Kirk

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 250

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Number of floors 26

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 1928

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

13

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180

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83

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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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Chicago Theatre

Nearby

Chicago Riverwalk

140 m

Michigan Avenue

140 m

Millennium Park

350 m

Grant Park

980 m

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Getting around

State Station

140 m

Millennium Station

280 m

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Airports Nearby

Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)

18.5 km

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Restaurants

State and Lake Chicago Tavern

140 m

Chick-Fil-A

140 m

The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

140 m

Sweetwater Tavern and Grille

210 m

Base Bar

140 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

77

Overall Safety Index

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An average rating of the six safety categories

77 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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79

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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70

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Property safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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34

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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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81

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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 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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