The Drake

The Drake

140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611-1501, United States
+1 312 787 2200
$108
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rate per night

7.8
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based on 486 reviews

The Drake
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About The Drake

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The Drake Hotel has been a Chicago icon for the better part of a century. The 4-Diamond hotel, symbolizes elegance and promises quality to all of its guests, since its opening in 1920. It is perfectly located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, just a few seconds from Oak Street Beach and Lake Michigan. Nearby, some of the best shopping and dining in the country can be found just outside the doorstep of The Drake.

All suites and guest rooms are crafted with utmost quality and comfort in mind. Standard guest rooms, elegant suites, and executive rooms are available. All rooms feature a 32-inch television, high-speed wifi, complimentary coffee and tea, and a Serenity Bed.

Deluxe Rooms offer exceptional views of the city, and Deluxe Plus Rooms boast stunning views of Lake Michigan. Guests can enjoy upgraded amenities in Executive Level suites, which feature a specialty shower-head, elegant bathroom furnishings, and luxurious linens. Wheelchair accessible rooms are available with roll-in showers and railings.

Guests have three options for drinking and dining on-site. Cafe on Oak is a breakfast nook which overlooks Lake Michigan and serves up iconic dishes, like specialty benedict varieties. Indulge in fine wines, cocktails, beers, and classic comfort foods at Coq d’Or, the legendary on-site bar which has been open since the day after Prohibition was repealed in 1933. Lastly, in room dining is available to guests, with options from a special room-service menu.

The Drake offers countless meeting facilities which serve as the perfect event spaces for any occasion. It boasts twenty-one functional meeting rooms, two grand ballrooms, and onsite staff audio and visual professionals to assist with event productions.

A trip to Chicago is not complete without a stay at The Drake.

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Property safety measures

The Drake has implemented the following measures:
Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

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Amenities at The Drake

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Basics

  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

General

  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lake view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Kitchen

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Laundry

  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking

Bedroom

  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Reviews of The Drake

7.8
GoodBased on 486 verified guest reviews
7.3Friends
8.4Families
7.7Couples
7.9Solo

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10.0 Excellent
Pros:Our stay was wonderful. The Drake is a classic, old school hotel that is an amazing gem in Chicago. It is very well maintained by a staff who take great pride in its appearance.
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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Beautiful landmark hotel in the middle of luxury shopping.
Cons:Rooms were very nice but lacking a mini fridge
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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Wedding in the coast ball room was phenomenal. The staff throughout the Drake were very kind, courteous and very helpful always. Food was excellent.
Cons:A/c in our room didn't work very well. Only disappointment.
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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Big room; clean; comfortable bed; good service; staffs were friendly
Cons:There was no room in the fridge that the customers can store god; no microwave;
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10.0 Excellent
Pros:An architectural gem in downtown Chicago with old look but kept updated with modern amenities. It shows it's age sometimes but that is the charm of it.
Cons:Just know that there is no lounge access for Hilton Gold members which is strange for a property with a lounge.
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5.7 Passable
Pros:Location was great.
Cons:Booked and paid for a King bed -- received a double bed. Hotel offered $40 off dinner at their in-house restaurant. Could not offer any other room accommodations - nothing with a view, not a bigger room, and not what I ordered and paid for -- a room with a King size bed. Slept uncomfortably most of the night. Separately, went to breakfast in the hotel and the windows were very dirty.
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6.2 Okay
Pros:Staff were tremendous
Cons:Hotel needs updating. It is old, worn and dirty
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8.5 Great
Pros:The Drake is a Chicago classic. A bit old, but very luxuries and very, very beautiful. The excellent location and nice staff delivering outstanding service make the Drake the place to be.
Cons:A bit dated, and almost impossible to roll your own luggage. Unlike most hotels with marble floors, The Drake has the thickest carpet imaginable. Also, the rooms are small for the US (and the money) and you will pay a lot for a view. However, this is the oldest and most desirable location that The Drake sets the standards for all of the other Chicago luxury hotels.
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9.4 Excellent
Pros:Whinin walking distance to downtown shopping and attractions and great restaurants, walked to Chicsgo Art Institute to take in Van Gough exhibit.
Cons:Parking too expensive
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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Great location and afternoon tea was amazing.

Location

140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611-1501

What's nearby

  • 360 CHICAGO179 yd
  • Magnificent Mile0.4 mi
  • Chicago Riverwalk0.8 mi
  • Chicago Theater1 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center1.1 mi
  • Navy Pier1.2 mi
  • Chicago Lakefront Trail1.2 mi
  • Millennium Park1.2 mi
  • Cloud Gate1.2 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago1.4 mi
  • Symphony Center1.4 mi
  • Willis Tower1.6 mi
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Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Drake

  • All reservations at The Drake – even non-cancellable stays – on or before June 30, 2020, are eligible for a full refund. For more information, visit the Hilton Corporate Response to COVID-19 page.

  • The Drake is located at 140 East Walton Place in Near North Side, 1.7 miles from the center of Chicago. 360 CHICAGO is the closest landmark to The Drake.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at The Drake.

  • The Drake is 10 miles from Chicago Midway.

  • Yes, The Drake is a pet-friendly hotel.

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Value for money

7.6

Distance to city center

1.7 mi

Location rating

9.4

Nearest Airport

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Distance to airport

15.4 mi