$84 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Mar 2, 2015 Check-out: Mar 3, 2015

MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

4 stars
View map of 166 E Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
440 reviews
Great location and Great Room

Great location right near the goldern mile. close to all major shops and attractions and good... See full review

  • Luke T.
  • Feb 21, 2015
Great stay at CHICAGO

We liked almost everything but what we like mostly was the kindness and efficiency of the STAFF at... See full review

  • Anto63
  • Feb 18, 2015
This boutique property offers a residential-style retreat that soars above Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Each floor is home to no more than 11 spacious guest rooms and suites, and your evenings would be well spent enjoying appetizers and sipping cocktails at the 52EIGHTY rooftop lounge. MileNorth's accommodations are inspired by neoclassical, Art Deco and classical deco trends with light shades, huge windows, shimmering silver tones, and white glass doors all set against brash colors.
Key facts
  • 215 guestrooms
  • 2 suites
  • 29 floors
  • Barista Bar
  • 52EIGHTY Rooftop Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet facilities
  • 3,000-square-feet of meeting space
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Pet-friendly (refer to company pet policy for further details, fees may apply)
  • Smoke-free property
Neighborhood
Located one block east of famous Michigan Avenue, the excitement of the big city is just outside your door, and Chicago's Magnificent Mile is your boulevard to it all when you stay at the gracious MileNorth Hotel. The shores of Lake Michigan are due east, Neiman Marcus is just down the block, and the John Hancock Center beckons to the north. Live theater and entertainment at Navy Pier brings culture vultures of all stripes. Your favorite shopping fantasies come true up and down the Magnificent Mile, where you'll find the ultimate in luxury retail. Get closer to the stars with a visit to the John Hancock Observatory, and wear comfortable shoes, because the best of Chicago is all within walking distance of your MileNorth front door.
Hints and tips
Ask the friendly staff for directions - whether you're organizing a tour of nearby museums, or setting up a business meeting, you can count on the hotel's premier concierge services.
Policies and Fees
  • Effective 1 Mar 2015, valet parking fee will be $62 per night.
  • Guests must at least 21 years of age to check-in, and should present a valid photo ID.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel Rooms

King Suite
In this 650 square foot suite, enjoy residential comfort with an elevated arrival entrance, steps which lead to a sunken living area and a private alcove featuring a queen bed. This bi-level suite offers neoclassical, jazz deco and urban design with a soft palette and splashes of bold, vibrant colors with crisp white linens. Relax in the separate living space which features a Queen size pull-out sleeper sofa and large Chicago Windows. All loft suites include a separate executive work station, CD stereo clock radio with MP3 capability, mini refrigerator, complimentary coffee/tea maker, dataport, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a wall-mounted 32" flat-screen TV. Featured amenities are rounded out with a separate vanity as part of an ensuite bath.
MileNorth Queen
At 350 to 400 square feet, these accommodations showcase a neutral palette with octagonal shaped mirrors, crystal glass lighting, curved tables, and silver accents which set the stage to magnify the stylish bold splashes of mango and avocado hues. Each room includes an expansive bathroom featuring a glass shower, CD stereo clock radio with MP3 capability, mini refrigerator, complimentary coffee/tea maker, a 32" flat-screen wall-mounted TV, hairdryer and makeup mirror on the vanity. In-room amenities are rounded out by a workstation featuring an ergonomic chair, a data port and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.
MileNorth King
At 350 to 400 square feet, these accommodations showcase a neutral palette with octagonal shaped mirrors, crystal glass lighting, curved tables, and silver accents which set the stage to magnify the stylish bold splashes of mango and avocado hues. Each room includes an expansive bathroom featuring a glass shower, CD stereo clock radio with MP3 capability, mini refrigerator, complimentary coffee/tea maker, a 32" flat-screen wall-mounted TV, hairdryer and makeup mirror on the vanity. In-room amenities are rounded out by a workstation featuring an ergonomic chair, a data port and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.
MileNorth Double
At 350 to 400 square feet, these accommodations showcase a neutral palette with octagonal shaped mirrors, crystal glass lighting, curved tables, and silver accents which set the stage to magnify the stylish bold splashes of mango and avocado hues. Each room includes an expansive bathroom featuring a glass shower, CD stereo clock radio with MP3 capability, mini refrigerator, complimentary coffee/tea maker, a 32" flat-screen wall-mounted TV, hairdryer and makeup mirror on the vanity. In-room amenities are rounded out by a workstation featuring an ergonomic chair, a data port and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.
City View King
Urban inspired guestrooms highlight residential design elements including wrought iron, crystal and glass lighting and alcove niches. Each oversized (350-400 sq. ft.) Our signature accommodation features an inviting entryway with steps that lead to a sunken living space. This bi-level floor plan offers expansive Chicago windows with natural light, white crisp linens and splashes of bold tones. Each room includes a small ensuite dressing vanity area, separate workstation, CD stereo clock radio with MP3 capability, mini refrigerator, complimentary coffee/tea maker, dataport, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a wall-mounted 32" flat-screen TV. Rounding out the amenity package are a hairdryer and makeup mirror on the vanity.
City View Double
Urban inspired guestrooms highlight residential design elements including wrought iron, crystal and glass lighting and alcove niches. Each oversized (350-400 sq. ft.) Our signature accommodation features an inviting entryway with steps that lead to a sunken living space. This bi-level floor plan offers expansive Chicago windows with natural light, white crisp linens and splashes of bold tones. Each room includes a small ensuite dressing vanity area, separate workstation, CD stereo clock radio with MP3 capability, mini refrigerator, complimentary coffee/tea maker, dataport, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a wall-mounted 32" flat-screen TV. Rounding out the amenity package are a hairdryer and makeup mirror on the vanity.
Tower Queen Suite
In this 650 square foot suite, enjoy residential comfort with an elevated arrival entrance, steps which lead to a sunken living area and a private alcove featuring a queen bed. This bi-level suite offers neoclassical, jazz deco and urban design with a soft palette and splashes of bold, vibrant colors with crisp white linens. Relax in the separate living space which features a Queen size pull-out sleeper sofa and large Chicago Windows. All loft suites include a separate executive work station, CD stereo clock radio with MP3 capability, mini refrigerator, complimentary coffee/tea maker, dataport, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a wall-mounted 32" flat-screen TV. Featured amenities are rounded out with a separate vanity as part of an ensuite bath.
Tower City View King Suite
In this 650 square foot suite, enjoy residential comfort with an elevated arrival entrance, steps which lead to a sunken living area and a private alcove featuring a queen bed. This bi-level suite offers neoclassical, jazz deco and urban design with a soft palette and splashes of bold, vibrant colors with crisp white linens. Relax in the separate living space which features a Queen size pull-out sleeper sofa and large Chicago Windows. All loft suites include a separate executive work station, CD stereo clock radio with MP3 capability, mini refrigerator, complimentary coffee/tea maker, dataport, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a wall-mounted 32" flat-screen TV. Featured amenities are rounded out with a separate vanity as part of an ensuite bath.

Amenities

  • WiFi
General
Concierge
Pet friendly
Activities
Fitness Center
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Seneca Park: 0.1 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.1 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.1 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.2 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.2 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.2 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.3 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.3 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.4 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.4 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.5 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 0.5 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.6 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.1 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.1 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.1 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.2 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.2 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.2 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.3 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.3 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.4 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.4 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.5 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 0.5 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.6 mi
  • Michigan Avenue: 0.6 mi
  • Chicago Historical Society: 0.6 mi
  • Marina City: 0.6 mi
  • Lake Point Tower: 0.7 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.7 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.8 mi
  • Children Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.8 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.8 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.9 mi
  • Macys: 0.9 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.9 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.9 mi
  • Navy Pier: 0.9 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 1 mi
  • City Hall: 1 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 1 mi
  • State Street: 1 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 1 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 1.1 mi
  • Yacht Club: 1.1 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 1.1 mi
  • History Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Symphony Center: 1.2 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 1.2 mi
  • Opera House: 1.2 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 1.3 mi

Dining

Barista Bar
Come and explore the Barista Bar at MileNorth. A new concept in the downtown Chicago hotel scene, offers our guests a choice by providing a Barista Bar featuring Starbucks coffee, Gourmet grab & go Marketplace, the Breakfast Table and The Bar items for a quick lunch or late bite to eat in your guestroom.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 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.

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Guest Reviews (440)

Ratings and reviews for MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
440 out of 440
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.3

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Supermightyman
Business
Nashville, TN
Jun 8, 2009

great stay in Chicago

While in Chicago we hit up the different sights that there is to do in the city. From a Cubs game to a food tour, from a blues club to the Signature Room at Hancock Tower, we always found Affinia to be a great oasis in the city. My only complaint is the construction going on next door. They start early which is bad if you catch a late night show. That is the only thing I would have had different but I still really enjoyed myself greatly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Do the Chicago Food Planet tour!!! It was great!!!!

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Downtown Steven Brown
Business
Gainesville, GA
Sep 14, 2010

A great room in the perfect location

I traveled to Chicago in order to attend some acting workshops. I chose the Affinia for its location and the price on Orbitz. It turns out that the hotel is in the heart of countless restaurants, shops and tourist attractions. I took a cab on the first day, because it rained, but I walked everywhere else after that. The area feels completely safe (except for the traffic!) and despite being alone in the big city, I had no fear when walking around. The downside to this location is the street noise. I was on the 10th floor and found the noise to be very loud at night. I sleep with ear plugs, so it didn't interfere with my rest, but some might be put off by the noise. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. One of the girls at the desk went to the trouble of walking into the rain and hailing a cab for me when I asked how I call a cab (I'm not from the city). All around, I was very pleased, but be ready for the city noise in this area.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bobu
Business
Birmingham, AL, USA
Sep 10, 2011

Affinia

Great Hotel, Great Location, @$104 per night a great value! Daily charge for internet use----very, very poor!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The corner Bakery two blocks south of the Affinia is perfect for breakfast and sandwich lunch.

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ssbird
Business
IN
Mar 24, 2010

Good experience

Wonderful location! Everything was easy and pleasant.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
FamilyfromAndover
Business
Andover, MA
Jun 25, 2009

Wonderful Location

We really enjoyed the location of the hotel - close to everything, including a Walgreens. The room was spacious and modern. Service was top notch. Had breakfast at the hotel and it was very good. This was our first visit to Chicago and the Affinia made it successful from the start. Only downside was that one of the elevators was not able to be used which made for long waits.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

If you like bicycling, this is a great city to bike in and around. The lake trail was spectacular. Even city riding is practical and a great way to get around. Bikes can be rented from the Navy Pier or on the Riverwalk.

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Newport Beach, CA
Jul 7, 2009

Chicago Hotel review

ate out every night, sightseeing the service was first-class except for conceirge's recommendation of steak place (expensive and not good). This was a very enjoyable trip with the front desk being very helpful with directions and ideas to visit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

definitely go to a Cubs game but also take "The Untouchables" and "Chicago Film Tour" tours.

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Jun 15, 2009

Great Place

It definitely gets my stamp of approval!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Miami, FL
Jul 7, 2009

Great Place!

Service at the Affinia Chicago was great! The staff was friendly and eager to help at a moment's notice. [...] and [...] are the best! The C-View bar/lounge upstairs is a great spot too, drawing in patrons every night. Overall, the Affinia Chicago is a great place to stay. The proximity to the shops, movie theater, and Navy Pier cannot be beat!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

The complimentary Affinia trolley to and from Navy Pier run on the weekend only. The city provides free trolley service along Grand Avenue and Ontario (both are close enough to the hotel), but you can actually walk the route in 10-15 minutes.

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Aug 25, 2011

Great deal!

I am originally from Chicago but wanted to play "tourist" on this trip. I found a discount for the Affinia and was a bit worried about the staff and the noise, given the previous reviews. However, I thought that this hotel was fantastic. The location was perfect- easy access to the river, the lake, the loop, Michigan Ave shopping, and tons of restaurants nearby. I could easily walk or take the el anywhere I wanted to. The staff was friendly and really helpful. The room was phenomenal- we ended up in a Queen bed suite that was superb! While there was some noise from the ambulances for the nearby Northwestern hospital, it wasn't too bad, especially if you're used to living in a city. I highly recommend this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
smally2
Business
Kitchener Canada
Jun 16, 2009

Great Location

If you are there for shopping, this is a great location. We were there for the Bluesfest. This is the first time we have stayed north of the river and fond the location a bit out of the way. I would recommed this hotel to anyone who is a sound sleeper; the very regular ambulance siren noise could be a problem.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Not Applicable

We eat Thai food and found the Silver Spoon to be less than average but cheap. VTK vongs thai kitchen on Hubbard near the Grand stop on the Red Line was very good.Ginos East right next to the hotel was good but not worth watinig in line for.

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