$116 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 27, 2014 Check-out: Dec 29, 2014

Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
One West Washington, Chicago, IL 60602
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
77 reviews
Lovely place, excellent staff

The title says it all. It's also a perfect location to explore the city. The building preserves the... See full review

  • fencerv2
  • Dec 23, 2014
Perfect Hotel & Location

Everything was great! Staff were extremely friendly. Service was amazing. Price couldn't have... See full review

  • MDHRN
  • Nov 24, 2014
The Hotel Burnham is rich in architecture history and the sense of romance fills the lobby up to the guestrooms. Located in the heart of Chicago on historic State St. the Hotel Burnham projects an atmosphere of historical and whimsy decorated to the hotels theme of architecture. Dark finished mahogany wood rich colored leathers and silk drapery unite to recreate the mens club feel that once occupied this space. Tumbled stone flooring in the entry lobby compliment the restored stone floor used in the original lobby. Windows feature incredible views of downtown Chicago and are draped in handsome blue velvet and tie back panels with samplings of Mozarts symphonies.

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Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel Rooms

Accessible Queen Deluxe Roll-in
Accessible Queen Deluxe with roll in shower
Executive King Suite
Executive King Suite 1K parlor and bedrm
Millennium Lake Deluxe Suite
Millennium Lake DLX Ste1Q parlor and bedrm Views of Michigan Lake and Millennium Park
Millennium Lake Executive Suite
Millennium Lake EXEC Ste 1K parlor and bedrm Views of Michigan Lake and Millennium Park
Queen Deluxe Room
Queen Deluxe Room 1Q 175 sqft Bathrobes iHome Docking C.O. Bigelow Bath
Accessible Queen Deluxe Room
Accesible Queen Deluxe room
Accessible DBL/DBL DLX Roll-in S
Accessible Double Double Deluxe Room with roll in shower
Accessible Executive King Suite
Accessible Executive King Suite 1K parlor and bedroom
Accessible Double Double Deluxe
Accessible Double Double Deluxe Room
King Deluxe Room
King Deluxe Room 1K 180 sqft bathrobes iHome docking station C.O. Bigelow Bath
Double Double Deluxe Room
Double Double Deluxe Room
Deluxe Queen Suite
Deluxe Queen Suite 1Q Parlor and bedrm Bathrobes iHome Docking C.O. Bigelow bath

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Spa
Children's activities
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
Conference facilities
Audio visual equipment
Conference suite
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Indoor parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Grab bars in bathroom
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Cordless phone
Safe
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Hairdryer in room
Bathroom telephone
In room movies
Temperature control
Iron
Ironing board
International direct dial
Sprinklers in rooms

Nearby points of interest

  • State Street: 0.1 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Macys: 0.1 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • City Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.2 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.2 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 0.3 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.3 mi
  • Symphony Center: 0.3 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 0.3 mi
  • State Street: 0.1 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Macys: 0.1 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • City Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.2 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.2 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 0.3 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.3 mi
  • Symphony Center: 0.3 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 0.3 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 0.3 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.4 mi
  • Marina City: 0.4 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.4 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 0.4 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.4 mi
  • Harold Washington Library: 0.4 mi
  • Opera House: 0.5 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 0.5 mi
  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): 0.5 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.5 mi
  • Auditorium Building: 0.5 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.5 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.6 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.6 mi
  • Union Station: 0.7 mi
  • Yacht Club: 0.7 mi
  • Printers Square: 0.7 mi
  • Buckingham Fountain: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.7 mi
  • Grant Park: 0.8 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.8 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.9 mi
  • Lake Point Tower: 1 mi
  • Seneca Park: 1 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 1.1 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 1.1 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 1.1 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 1.1 mi

Dining

Atwood
The Atwood restaurant will be closed December 29 March 1 2015 All guests staying at our hotel will be provided with a grab and go breakfast every morning included in their guest rate The contemporary American cafe for any time of the day is an intimate

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (77)

Ratings and reviews for Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
77 out of 77
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.3

95% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Q Travels
San Francisco
Dec 30, 2012

Q Travels

My stay at the Burnham was flawless. The entire staff was excellent and helpful without being overbearing. My room had a wonderful view of the city and included the famous vertical Chicago sign. The bar (evening) and restaurant (breakfast) was also pleasant. The surrounding area offers much to do.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Paris at heart
Business
Washington DC
Jan 1, 2013

People and dog friendly hotel in Chicago

I stayed for 5 nights over New Years week. All staff are do great and go out of their way to accommodate guests including dogs. Complimentary wine hour and hot chocolate bar. Location across the street from Macy's and two blocks from Michigan Ave is ideal location. Restaurant in hotel good for brunch but new years eve dinner disappointing with a fairly obnoxious server and chef. That was the only negative of ny stay. restaurant separate from hotel..not really hotel's fault. Other than that Burnham is a great hotel in a great city.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Amazing dinner Girl and the Goat..if you can't get reservations sit in the lounge.

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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Q Travels
Business
San Francisco
Dec 30, 2012

Q Travels

My stay at the Burnham was flawless. The entire staff was excellent and helpful without being overbearing. My room had a wonderful view of the city and included the famous vertical Chicago sign. The bar (evening) and restaurant (breakfast) was also pleasant. The surrounding area offers much to do.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JB not full name
Business
West Michigan
Nov 20, 2012

Burnham in hte Loop

We got a good deal on the hotel, but were doubly rewarded by not be on Michigan Ave. where a million people watched a parade. The restaurant is one I've eaten in when we didn't stay there, and has great charm which was created a century ago. Great staff, and perfect for shopping at the old Macys, or going to the theater

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Very near the Chicago Culturre Center and Millenium Park

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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Travelmore300
Business
Seattle, WA
Oct 15, 2012

Great quick Chicago trip!

This is my fourth sty at the Burham. Love this hotel, it feels like home when I arrive, even some of the staff remember me from my previous stay! It is a great location, close to the loop. Love the small size and the ambience. Restaurant is great for breakfast, haven't had any other meals here yet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Join the Kimpton Loyalty club for extra benefits!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
shadowz0406
Business
neenah, wi
Oct 4, 2012

not for kids

it felt cluster phobic. not to good for kids and would have been nice to get a complimentary breakfast. also had to pay $50 a night to park my car! They will charge you for everything! nothing comes with the room!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

dont bring your car just take a cab. everytime you have to park your car somewhere in chicago it costs 20 bucks

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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Grantastic
Business
Chicago, IL
Sep 6, 2012

Great Weekend Retreat

We were in town for just the weekend and really enjoyed our stay. GREAT location - withing walking distance to many attractions.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

Be sure to buy your Aquarium tickets (and print them) in advance to avoid a LONG wait in the ticket line.

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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
eastj
Business
New York, NY
Sep 4, 2012

Great Location

Beautifully designed hotel in a great location. Bed was comfortable and room was pleasant but lacked comfortable seating. Housekeeping staff was mediocre but front dest was helpful and friendly. Noise from nearby el was bothersome.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Buy a transit pass. It's a great value.

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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JTyler
Business
Indiana
Sep 4, 2012

Great location!

The hotel was in a fabulous location, right across from the amphitheater and art museum, near shopping, and within easy walking distance of a lot of great sights. The staff was very nice, and offered good advice on places to eat and visit. The room was clean and very nice, although a very basic one queen room. Excellent value though, as the price was within my budget.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Grantastic
Business
Chicago, IL
Sep 3, 2012

Great weekend retreat

We were in town celebrating my wife's birthday and had an amazing time. The staff were nice enough to surprise us with two delicious cupcakes! Hotel is withing walking distance to much of what Chicago has to offer. Nice sized room was very clean. Although we did receive a 6am wake up call we didn't order, everything else was great. VERY friendly staff willing to help with every detail.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

Order (and print) tickets to the aquarium in advance! Would have saved us over an hour wait in the ticket line.

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Review of Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Margaret kay
Business
Louisville
May 31, 2012

Fantastic!

The hotel is right downtown in a great location. Very friendly and welcoming staff. The metro blue and red just steps away. We had a great View including Trump Tower. Loved it!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Walgreens has great fresh take out vegetable dumplings and specialty sandwiches.

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