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Family Room, 2 Queen Beds (Deluxe) | Living area | 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, TV, pay movies
Family Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed | 1 bedroom, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds

Overview of The Drake

The Drake

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near Michigan Avenue

8.0/10 Very good

1,002 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Internet access
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is CA $178
Price available on 01/01/2023
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140 E Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Fitness center
  • Valet parking
  • Self parking
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • 22 meeting rooms
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Chicago
  • Michigan Avenue - 1 min walk
  • Chicago Riverwalk - 19 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 23 min walk
  • Chicago Theatre - 23 min walk
  • Grant Park - 23 min walk
  • Navy Pier - 26 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 29 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 40 min walk
  • Lake Michigan - 5 min drive
  • Field Museum of Natural History - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) - 34 min drive
  • Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 43 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 52 min drive
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 3 min drive
  • Chicago 18th Street Station - 4 min drive
  • Millennium Station - 23 min walk
  • Chicago Station (Red Line) - 10 min walk
  • Clark-Division Station - 11 min walk
  • Grand Station (Red Line) - 17 min walk

Restaurants

  • Doc B’s Restaurant + Bar - 3 min walk
  • The Grill on the Alley - 3 min walk
  • Rosebud's Steakhouse - 3 min walk
  • The Signature Room at the 95th - 4 min walk
  • Southern Cut Barbeque - 4 min walk

About this property

The Drake

The Drake puts you within a 10-minute drive of Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue. After visiting the fitness center for a workout, you can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. This upscale hotel is also within a short drive of Grant Park and Millennium Park. Fellow travelers say great things about the location and local sightseeing. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Chicago Station (Red Line) is 10 minutes and Clark-Division Station is 11 minutes.

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 535 rooms
  • Arranged over 10 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM - midnight
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Up to 2 children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (1 per room, up to 75 lbs)*
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • WiFi in public areas*
  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms*

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (USD 53.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite valet parking (USD 75 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • To-go breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Segway rentals/tours nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 22 meeting rooms
  • Coworking spaces
  • Conference center (40000 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Built in 1920
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fitness center
  • Art gallery on site
  • Designer stores on site

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Phone accessibility kit
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • MP3 docking station
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium cable channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • WiFi and wired internet for a surcharge
  • Phone

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

LaVazza - Onsite café.
Coq d'Or Restaurant & Bar - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Palm Court Afternoon Tea - Onsite restaurant. Reservations are required. Open select days.
Cafe on Oak - This restaurant serves breakfast only. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 12.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • WiFi is available in public areas for USD 12.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for USD 12.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Breakfast costs between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 35.0 per night

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet (may vary based on length of stay)

Parking

  • Self parking costs USD 53.00 per day with in/out privileges
  • Valet parking costs USD 75 per day with in/out privileges

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment will be available to guests.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton).

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Drake offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Drake does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Drake?
As of 8 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Drake on 1 Jan 2023 start from CA $178, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Drake?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Drake?
Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 75 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at The Drake?
Yes. Self parking costs USD 53.00 per day. Valet parking costs USD 75 per day.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Drake?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Drake and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and hiking, and practice your swing on the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes segway rentals. The Drake also has a fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near The Drake?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, LaVazza. Nearby restaurants include Rosebud's Steakhouse (3-min walk), The Signature Room at the 95th (4-min walk), and Southern Cut Barbeque (4-min walk).
What's the area around The Drake like?
The Drake is located on the boardwalk in Downtown Chicago, a short 1-minute walk from Michigan Avenue and 19 minutes' walk from Chicago Riverwalk. Travelers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

8.0

Very good

8.5/10

Cleanliness

8.6/10

Staff & service

7.6/10

Amenities

7.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.0/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful experience! Thank you
Visiting during the holidays was a special treat!! The hotel was so classically decorated. Really felt the magic of the Holiday season!!
Karen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Naomi, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Old World Elegance.
This is the most elegant hotel I've ever seen, and I have traveled all over the World. I will be returning for sure.
Cynthia, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Michael, 4-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Stayed for a wedding
Hotel security is top notch; as police will follow you to your room and hotel security is on site should there be any disturbances. The hotel facilities and room were immaculately clean, and hotel staff were kind, personable and super helpful. 9/10 would stay here again! Close to attractions and within walking distance of shopping, dining options and attractions. Hotel staff are super helpful with directions, and recommendations. We stayed here for a wedding in the Gold Coast Ballroom; which is a stunning venue! Excellent catering & waitstaff.
Sarah, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tom, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Brithday weekend for my girl
The hotel history is amazing and it's a wonderful place. However, it's old and has not been kept up as well as I feel it should have been. The air conditioner in our room did not work. The service was great to come and fix it. However it did not stay working. Then they just brought us a fan and said crack a window. I thought offering another room or a discount would have been appropriate. I will not stay here again.
BILL, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sheri, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kelly, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Peter, 1-night trip
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