$179 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Oct 3, 2014 Check-out: Oct 5, 2014

La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

3 stars
One South Franklin, One South Franklin, Chicago, IL 60606
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
111 reviews
spontaneous weekend visit awesomeness

We booked last minute and it was wonderful! Definitely going to stay at LaQuinta inn as much as... See full review

  • Spontanious vacationer
  • Dec 30, 2013
Great hotel!

Close to everything, a block away from the Willis Tower. Staff was awesome and helpful. See full review

  • St Louisian
  • Dec 2, 2013
Nestled in the heart of Chicago's financial district, just two blocks from Sears Tower, the all-new La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown offers convenient access to popular Chicago attractions in addition to upscale services that will keep you refreshed and productive. Shopping, dining, and entertainment venues are within easy reach thanks to the hotel's close proximity to public transportation and downtown attractions (such as the theater district). Walk to the Sears Tower and choose from a variety of area restaurants including Argo Tea Company, Pot Belly, and Chipotle (all adjacent). Shop at nearby State Street Mall or The Magnificent Mile before heading to a game at United Center (Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks), US Cellular Field (Chicago White Sox), Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs), or Soldier Field (Chicago Bears). Enjoy free wireless high-speed Internet access, a 24-hour business center, well-equipped fitness center, refreshing indoor swimming pool, and much more at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown. Take advantage of our Free Bright Side Breakfast, each morning of your stay. La Quinta Returns' members are welcomed with express check-in and a free newspaper delivered to their room. In addition to free wireless high-speed Internet access, each spacious guest room includes a 32-inch flat-screen TV w/popular cable channels (including radio channels), coffee maker, hair dryer, iron w/ironing board, free local calls, and more. King bedded guest rooms and suites also include a microwave and mini-refrigerator. The La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown features a contemporary design that is both functional and environmentally friendly. This location participates in the city's Green Roof Program. Green roofs help keep cities healthy and help conserve energy because they work to lower surrounding urban heat temperatures.

Hotel Map

41.882 -87.6353
Nearby airports
O`Hare Intl Airport, (ORD), 18.10, MI, SE; Chicago Midway Airport, (MDW), 10.64, MI, NE;
Area description
City Center

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown Rooms

Deluxe
King Room Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable
Deluxe
King Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, microwave, refrigerator, 32" flat screen LCD TV, and free high-speed Internet access.
Executive
King Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, microwave, refrigerator, 32" flat screen LCD TV, and free high-speed Internet access.
Standard
Two Full Bedded Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, 32" flat screen LCD TV, and free high-speed Internet access.
Standard
One Full Bed, Features a TV, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron w/ironing board, voice mail, and dataport telephone.
Standard
Two Full Bedded Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, 32" flat screen LCD TV, and free high-speed Internet access.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
FEMA approved
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Exercise gym
Dining
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Room service
Meal plan - continental
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
Conference facilities
Copy service
Audio visual equipment
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Fire alarm with light
In room movies
Temperature control
Shower
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Opera House: 0.1 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 0.1 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • City Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): 0.3 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 0.3 mi
  • Union Station: 0.3 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • State Street: 0.4 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.4 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Macys: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.5 mi
  • Opera House: 0.1 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 0.1 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • City Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): 0.3 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 0.3 mi
  • Union Station: 0.3 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • State Street: 0.4 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.4 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Macys: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.5 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.5 mi
  • Marina City: 0.5 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.5 mi
  • Harold Washington Library: 0.6 mi
  • Symphony Center: 0.6 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 0.6 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 0.6 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.6 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.6 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 0.6 mi
  • Auditorium Building: 0.7 mi
  • Printers Square: 0.7 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.7 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.7 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.8 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.8 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.9 mi
  • Grant Park: 0.9 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.9 mi
  • Buckingham Fountain: 0.9 mi
  • Hull House Museum: 1 mi
  • Yacht Club: 1 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 1 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 1.1 mi
  • Museum of Holography: 1.1 mi
  • UIC Pavilion: 1.2 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 1.2 mi
  • Seneca Park: 1.2 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 1.3 mi

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 (111)

Ratings and reviews for La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
111 out of 111
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.2

95% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
syzw
Champaign-Urbana
Nov 5, 2012

comfort place for short stay

I only stay there for a night but I found there is a great location with comfortable room. I'll definitely book the same place next time!

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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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
lmjb
Westland, MI
May 19, 2014

Last Minute Anniversay trip

This hotel was nice. The room was pretty with modern decor, and very spacious. The windows panoramic view added to the open feel. The down side is you can hear all the noises from the street, which made for a restless night sleep. While the room was clean, their new decor was already a bit beat up. The curtains were snagged and the lamps were scuffed and tattered looking. The location was a little more on the outskirts than I'm used to, the trollies don't travel to this part of town, but the stops are relatively close. But it's about a 15 minute walk to the Art Institute of Chicago and about 30-35 minute walk to the start of the magnificent mile. Overall it was a good stay, on par with the chain. Bring your own toiletries, they only provide 2 small bars of soap and a single use shampoo, no lotion or conditioner. And plan on eating breakfast out. They do provide breakfast at no cost, but is it utter chaos in the breakfast area, you cannot serve yourself with the hot food, and the eggs were inedible.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Try Yolk, a breakfast/lunch place at 500 W Madison

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Harley's Crew
Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Apr 3, 2014

Great Value! Great Breakfast! (small pool)

We were greeted kindly by the front desk clerks, who were fairly efficient though a bit harried. They graciously accommodated our request to change from a smokey 'non-smoking' room to an upgraded one. Room and bed were comfortable, with a futon couch that was moderately comfortable for sleeping. Minor criticism - indoor pool was VERY small. OK for small children, but no lap swimming. Breakfast? A step above the typical waffle and pastry routine. They offered fresh fruit, yogurt (and pastries). Additionally, one morning there was also biscuits/gravy, as well as hot oatmeal in a crockpot. The next morning they served hot scrambled eggs, sausage and bacon. The best part? The ladies operating the breakfast room were as kind and accommodating as they could be. Their smiles and warm greetings were enough to bring us back!

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

2
5.01.0
Joey Jo Jo
Business
Minneapolis
Mar 17, 2014

Ok if you just need a place to sleep

The good: Easy check in and out, location right off the train, clean room, free wifi The bad: No in room safe, only toiletry provided is one bottle shampoo/conditioner and a bar of soap, not even a small bottle of lotion, no places to eat near by in the evening so expect a cab or a long walk. There are food choices but everything closes after the business lunch crowd is done for the day. The free breakfast was the typical cheap hotel food: waffle mix, cold cereal, nasty biscuits and gravy, bread and hot brown water calling it self coffee. Don't think I would stay again do to it's

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

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

If you are familiar with The Loop you know everything closes after the business crowd goes home for the day. Expect to walk or can it north, south or east of hotel to find some dinner options.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sweety
Michigan, USA
Mar 10, 2014

Good deal

The hotel was clean, had to pay 45 dollars to park my car. The staff was friendly, it's was a good experience overall.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
slimmy4567
illinois
Mar 10, 2014

Great downtown hotel.

Close to multiple cta lines. Great to not have to pull out the car to go anywhere. Recommend!

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

4
5.01.0
Figaro Fan
Park Forest, IL
Feb 3, 2014

Close to the opera

Everything went well, room was comfortable, staff friendly, great location for a night at the opera.

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

4
5.01.0
Frugal Betsy
Geneva, IL
Jan 20, 2014

Best value for the $

We stayed here as an alternative to the overpriced hotel that our convention was held in. My highlights: Very friendly and helpful staff, a good breakfast and amazing location. This hotel offers a very good value for the price. Walking distance to just about everything you might want to see in downtown Chicago, and a Doorman who will hail you a cab if you aren't up for the exercise. No fridge in the room, but ice makers easily accessible on each floor. Kuerig in the room. Small pool is great for kids.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

You can walk to just about everything from here, and it's 2 blocks from Ogilvie Train Station. A cab ride from here to anything downtown probably won't exceed $6.00

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Spontanious vacationer
New Orleans La
Dec 30, 2013

spontaneous weekend visit awesomeness

We booked last minute and it was wonderful! Definitely going to stay at LaQuinta inn as much as possible in the future!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Giordano's pizza was awesome!

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Road Pro
Business
Texas
Dec 19, 2013

Very Good Experience

Great Downtown location, Clean rooms, free internet, Connected to Restaurant

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

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Las Vegas superstar
Chicago, IL
Dec 17, 2013

Fantastic Weeekend in the City

The hotel is centerally located close to the Ogillvee Train station. The hotel was very nice and convient. The only down side was the breakfast, which was probably my least favorite continential breakfast from a hotel.

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