Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown - Chicago, IL - Hotel/Inn
733 West Madison, Chicago, IL

Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown

Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown, Chicago

Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown

Chicago, Illinois
Capacity: Up to 450
733 West Madison
Chicago, IL 60661
Neighborhood: Near West Side/ West Loop
Maximum Capacity: 450 people
From its distinguished decor, to its ideal location in the ultra-chic West Loop, the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro provides the perfect setting for your reception. Our outstanding chef and professional staff will provide the affair you always dreamed of right down to the last detail.
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"""My Wedding Experience @ the Crowne Plaza""", An Eventective User from Austin, TX (She is from Chicago)
I was highly impressed with this venue for a wedding. The price was a little steep with all the amenities that we purchased (roughly $15,000), but the staff and amenities were incredible! There is a beautiful area for photos and a spacious ballroom for the host party. Best of all, everything is centralized. We had a large wedding (about 350 people) and there wasn't one time during the evening that we felt crammed or didn't have enough space, etc.

If you're looking to spend under $10k for a wedding, I would NOT recommend this venue. The basic costs for wait staff, hotel arrangements for the wedding party, and reservations for the ballrooms and wedding chapel slightly exceeded that budget. We did everything else on the dime, but the venue was very important to my wife. Needless to say, we were very pleased!!


"Crowne Plaza Wedding Venue", An Eventective User from Chicago, Illinois
My experience with this wedding venue could not have been better. The management and staff were very helpful in accommodating all of our requests. They made sure than the procession was carried out exactly how my wife and I wanted. The venue was very tasteful and a perfect environment for our wedding. We did not encounter any difficulties or problems with planning our wedding and the Crowne Plaza staff made sure that everything ran smoothly and elegantly. I would defiantly recommend this venue for any couple who is looking for a place for there wedding, as i feel it is by far the best.


"Business as Usual", An Eventective User from Irvine, California
When my company was planning a yearly meeting/conference, they said that they wanted a venue that was both trendy and classy as well as having a hotel nearby for our guest to stay at. My boss spoke to me and my coworkers at a meeting and said that they had decided upon either the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro or the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. It was finally decided that the meeting would be held at the Crowne Plaza due to the lack of availability at the Hyatt Regency. The meeting room was very spacious and had high tech equipment that was used for teleconferencing. I was also impressed that the quality of the 24 hour business center of the hotel. The hotel workers were very consecrate as well and extremely helpful. They directed each worker to the meeting room and asked if we needed them to bring anything for the meeting. After the first meeting, our went to the front desk to check into the rooms. Although overwhelming to the front desk worker (having to check in about 35 people in a row) they were very efficient and worked quickly to ensure we were checked in and given our room keys. Later that night we held a banquet in one of the larger event rooms which was decorated very nicely. The hotel staff helped to make sure that guests who had not stayed at the hotel were able to find the room without any problems. All in all I was very impressed at the hotel and the staff as well, I would recommend utilizing the meeting rooms as they have amenities which are extremely helpful and efficient.


"Chicago Metro Meeting Venue", An Eventective User from Chicago, IL
I stayed at the Crowne Plaza this past weekend and it far exceeded my expectations. I had driven by the place a million times and it never seemed all that nice from the outside, but all of the renovations they did a few years ago have really done wonders for the interior.

The only downside is that they didn't have any rooms with king-sized beds available and I had to settle for 2 double beds. Beyond that and a few burned out light bulbs, everything was great. The decor was much more modern than other Crownes I've stayed at before. They provide every room with what I guess you would call sleep accessories: eye mask, ear plugs, sleep CD, and aromatherapy linen spray. I guess they really want to make sure you're knocked out. I ended up not needing to use any of them because I was really tired and the beds are comfortable enough on their own, but it's nice to know they care.

The location isn't the greatest as far as things to do except for Greektown, but you're right off the expressway and close to the Loop so it's convenient to get pretty much anywhere in the city.


"Best place for a meeting in the Chicago Metro area", An Eventective User from Chicago, IL
Stayed here this past weekend. The renovations look great. Desk staff was not excellent, but were friendly. Had two doubles on the 4th floor. Balcony was nice but keep in mind the freeway is right outside and was too loud to be outside during anytime of the day. Bathroom was beautiful - great shower head. Very clean, friendly housekeeping staff, and great location near the loop. Rates affordable on a busy convention weekend in Chicago. Dominick's grocery just across the street.

The bell staff weren't super friendly. After loading our cart, the bellman walked away. We checked in and waited for him to come back in. He didn't, so I grabbed the cart to go to the elevator and the desk agent stopped me and explained that because I asked him to help, he had to take it up for me. She had to radio him in to help us up.
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Grand BallroomPhotos Available
Banquet Room Max Capacity: 450 people 4620 sq ft 429.2 sq meter
Grand Ballroom, Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown, Chicago

Photos published with permission of Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown

Supported Layouts and Capacities
Banquet - 10 per
Capacity: 340 People
Banquet - 8 per
Capacity: 250 People
Capacity: 450 People
Capacity: 135 People
  • Air Conditioned
  • Dance Floor
  • High Speed Internet
  • Portable Walls
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Atmosphere/Decor: From its brilliantly designed architecture and sleek modern interiors, to the rich mosaic of colors and textures, Chicago Metro reflects the boldness and trendiness of the West Loop.
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
  • Total Square Feet: 4,620
  • Total Square Meters: 429.2
Fixed Board Room 456 sq ft 42.4 sq meter
Conference 2N
General Event Space 950 sq ft 88.3 sq meter
Conference 2N-B
General Event Space 475 sq ft 44.1 sq meter
Conference 2N-C
General Event Space 475 sq ft 44.1 sq meter
Conference 2S
General Event Space 1178 sq ft 109.4 sq meter
Conference 2S-D
General Event Space 703 sq ft 65.3 sq meter
Conference 2S-E
General Event Space 475 sq ft 44.1 sq meter
Room 1
Ballroom Section 1540 sq ft 143.1 sq meter
Room 2
Ballroom Section 1540 sq ft 143.1 sq meter
Room 3
Ballroom Section 1540 sq ft 143.1 sq meter
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