520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Located on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL, the Congress Plaza Hotel provides couples with a palace-like setting for hosting their wedding. A coveted location with fantastic views of downtown Chicago, this location is overflowing with urban cultivation and historic enchantment. Expressing the exquisite architectural artistry of the Gilded Age, this Windy City hotel boasts adaptable spaces with antique touches for weddings with an ornate beauty. Couples celebrating their big day here have the treat of adding their own story to the hotel’s rich history. The first wedding hosted at the Congress Plaza Hotel was in 1893, giving it a rich history in romance and tradition. With both small rooms and magnificent ballrooms, the hotel has the ability to host intimate gatherings or large affairs of up to 400 guests. The crown jewel of their wedding venues is the Gold Room, fittingly named with its intricate moulding and sunshine-colored walls. If this space does not suit, they have 23 other spaces available to choose from. Throughout the years, the various owners of the Congress Plaza Hotel have sought to upgrade and modernize the historic building while restoring and maintaining previous designs. The hotel has the styles of different eras seamlessly etched throughout its halls, making it a cherished relic of the past with contemporary comforts. This element infuses the hotel with a timeless ambience for a hint of romance. Services offered include wedding planning, menu and cake tasting, and full catering. Their experienced wedding coordinators are enthusiastic about their ability to transform their various spaces to best suit the theme that a couple is searching for. Deeply concerned with the details, the staff works tirelessly to ensure that their clients’ events are executed flawlessly, giving couples peace of mind. Transportation is also offered to make it simpler for guests having to navigate city traffic. The wedding party and invited loved ones alike also have the option of staying in the hotel for a weekend of true luxury. To make getting ready a breeze, they also offer dressing rooms. Both ceremonies and receptions can be held here, in addition to the rehearsal dinner, giving couples a one-stop location to host their wedding festivities.