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The Drake Hotel
Top Lake Hotel

140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611-1501, United States
+1 312 787 2200

AED 441+

Tue 6/12 Check in
Wed 7/12 Check out

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
Based on 1,864 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.5
  • 6.2
  • 6.0

Good to know

  • Great view
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Great shopping

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    About

    From its beginning on New Year's Eve 1920 to today, The Drake Hotel has defined elegance and hospitality. Set in the prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood at the start of the Magnificent Mile, this iconic Chicago hotel is footsteps from Oak Street Beach and Lake Michigan Relax at The Drake Hotel in one of 535 elegantly decorated guest rooms and 74 suites, including the Princess Diana Suite, which was graced by the Princess of Wales herself. Appreciate the amenities that include classic decor, plush bedding, marble bathrooms, and views of Lake Michigan and the city. The Executive Lounge on the top floor features amazing views, and Executive Level Guests will enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast, hot and cold beverages, and an honor bar with evening appetizers Become a part of Chicago history. Relax with a cocktail in Coq D’Or, one of the first establishments in Chicago to serve alcohol after the repeal of Prohibition. Enjoy a memorable dinner at Cape Cod, where Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe hand-carved their initials in the bar, or take afternoon tea at Palm Court, just as Queen Elizabeth II did in 1958 The Drake Hotel provides the perfect spaces for meetings and gatherings. Hold a meeting in the heart of Chicago in the sophisticated boardrooms, or host an elegant Windy City celebration in the Gold Coast and Grand Ballrooms. Write your own chapter of Chicago history at The Drake — one real Chicago moment at a time

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Laundry facilities
    • ATM on-site
    • Business centre
    • Wi-Fi
    • Concierge service
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Express check out
    • Coffee shop
    • Internet (surcharge)
    • Parking (surcharge)
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 1,864 reviews
    • 10.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.2 "Good bar."
    • 6.2 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.7 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 1,025 reviews
    • 10.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
      10.0 "100% said the concierge service was amazing."
      8.9 "89% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
      7.1 "71% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.0 "Good bar."
    • 6.1 "Average comfort."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
      5.7 "57% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.6 "Value below average."
      2.3 "77% thought it was overpriced."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.3 "77% thought it was overpriced."
      0.8 "92% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 503 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.8 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.5 "Average comfort."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were big enough."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were big enough."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.6 "Value below average."
      2.5 "75% thought it was overpriced."
    • 1.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.5 "75% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 130 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.1 "Good vibe."
      8.7 "87% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 205 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.3 "Tasty food."
    • 6.9 "Average amenities."
      6.8 "68% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
      2.4 "76% thought it was overpriced."
    • 1.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.4 "76% thought it was overpriced."
      1.0 "90% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Lake Hotel
    Guests say this is a nice lake hotel.
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Great view"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Great shopping"
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