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The Drake

140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611-1501

+1 312 787 2200

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based on 747 reviews

About The Drake, Chicago

Value for money

The Drake A Hilton Hotel is set in Chicago and is close to local attractions, including Magnificent Mile. It is also located within a five-minute walk of Michigan Avenue. The hotel has recently undergone refurbishment and provides an express check-in and check-out feature, valet parking and a 24-hour reception. Additionally, the multilingual staff are on hand to offer assistance. The hotel also offers a well-equipped gym. The Drake A Hilton Hotel features spacious rooms equipped with a hair dryer. Rooms are also equipped with an internet connection. Specializing in seafood dishes, The Drake A Hilton Hotel's on-site restaurant provides a variety of meals for guests to sample. In the evening, guests can enjoy a drink in the comfortable lounge bar. A wide selection of cafés and restaurants are also found in the surrounding area. The hotel is set by Lake Michigan and is a short stroll from Museum of Contemporary Art, John Hancock Center and John Hancock Center Observatory. Merchandise Mart Railway Station and Clark-Lake Railway Station are within a 30-minute walk.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

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Deluxe Rooms - Harbor view


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Standard Rooms - Harbor view


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Superior Rooms - Ocean view


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Double Rooms - Park view


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Queen Rooms - Mountain view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

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

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • 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
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


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

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • 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

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


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


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


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


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Breakfast in the room


  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator

Media and entertainment

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

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking


  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Drake

Attractions in Chicago, Illinois curated by momondo

The Drake location: 140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611-1501


360 CHICAGO0.1 mi
Loyola University Museum of Art0.2 mi
Michigan Avenue0.4 mi
Magnificent Mile0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Palm Court0.0 mi
Camellia Room0.0 mi
Westin Michigan Avenue0.0 mi
Nix / Martini Bar - Knickerbocker Hotel0.0 mi

The Drake Reviews

GreatBased on 747 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, excellent breakfast, great decor" (in 140 reviews)
  • Location and staff were outstanding (in 136 reviews)
  • "Beautiful historic hotel, clean, great location" (in 101 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room smelled terrible. (in 83 reviews)
  • The room smelled terrible. (in 81 reviews)
  • "so, I felt I paid for the Drake, but didn’t get the Drake." (in 11 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

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


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, The Drake is less than the Chicago average rate for 4 star hotels. The nightly rate at The Drake is typically $140, whereas the nightly rate in Chicago is $78 more.

  • The drive from Chicago O'Hare Intl to The Drake will take you about 46min depending on traffic, with a distance of 15.4 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Chicago O'Hare Intl to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Drake offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $16/day for a base model rental. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Chicago O'Hare Intl to The Drake, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at The Drake.

  • The Drake does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Drake at +1 312 787 2200. If you are staying at The Drake, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at The Drake. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 312 787 2200.

  • 1.7 mi separate the front steps of The Drake and the city center of Chicago where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Grant Park, a very popular landmark in Chicago.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at The Drake, call +1 312 787 2200.

  • Yes, The Drake has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at The Drake. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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