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Fodor's Chicago 2014
Hotel Cass, Holiday Inn Express
At a Glance
- stellar location
- good value
- some guests have complained of small rooms
- crowded elevators
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Hotel Cass, Holiday Inn Express Review
With cheerful rooms and nicely designed public spaces, the Hotel Cass is a true boutique hotel that bears little resemblance to more generic branches in the Holiday Inn chain. The crisp, white lobby is sparse and elegant, and the dramatic red hallway is offset with humor; several austere portraits of roosters. The rooms are simple and bright, with green headboards that nearly reach the ceiling. The subway-style tile in the bathroom harks back to the 1920s. The rooms are modern and warm, and the in-room artwork includes photos of 1950s fashion icons.
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Where: Chicago with a friend and her pre-teen daughters
When: Two days in February 2014
Why: After being housebound by what seemed to be a never-ending winter (enough already!), it was time to bundle Read more
In December 2013/January 2014 my wife and I did a three week trip to the USA, with the aim of experiencing a proper North American winter. Read more
We've never been to Chicago other than changing planes.
We'd like to go for a few days but that's a lot of flying to spend 3-4 days in one place.
Any add-ons in the area?
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