Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago ★★★★

Best price guarantee!

Find a lower price somewhere else and we'll pay 100% of the difference in Orbucks, plus up to $100 in additional Orbucks for Orbitz Rewards members Learn more

Rate based on
Check-in: Mar 1, 2016 Check-out: Mar 2, 2016
4.1 /5
Overall score
Would recommend
Hotel staff:
1 2 3 4 5

Select your room


With an intriguing history that may or may not include Al Capone and bootleg liquor, the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel in Chicago was once owned by Hugh Hefner, who renamed it the Playboy Hotel. Notable past guests include members of the Rolling Stones and John F. Kennedy. Now a part of the Millennium Hotels and Resorts family, this boutique hotel was built in 1927 and still retains old-world charm alongside modern amenities such as the up-to-the-minute 24-hour fitness center, a conference center and large bathrooms with walk-in showers.


Key facts

  • Guest rooms and suites: 306
  • Floors: 14
  • Meeting rooms: 16
  • Restaurant: NiX Restaurant
  • Martini Bar
  • 24-hour business center

Hints and tips

Guests rave about the drinks selection at Knickerbocker's Martini Bar, where you can sip cocktails or a traditional martini. Umbrella check-out is available if you're facing an unexpected rain shower and when you are ready to officially check-out after a stay, the Millennium offers a luggage hold service.

Nearby attractions


The Millennium Knickerbocker enjoys a prime location in the heart of the Magnificent Mile, the city's most famous shopping mecca.

History buffs will appreciate the Millennium Knickerbocker's proximity to the Chicago Water Tower, one of only a handful of downtown buildings that survived the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The tower has been designated a national historical site, and the City Gallery, which showcases the artwork and photography of local Chicago residents, is located inside the tower.

The Millennium Knickerbocker is less than 2 miles from Navy Pier, a charming attraction that features theme park-style rides, restaurants and shops, an IMAX theater and a vantage point on Lake Michigan. Don't miss Navy Pier's spectacular fireworks shows held twice weekly throughout the summer months.


Nix Restaurant
The hotel's NiX Restaurant offers a great breakfast and lunch, with elegant yet simple decor and superbly presented dishes such as soups, salads, pastas and sandwiches. Seasonal menus are offered featuring fresh and local ingredientsE

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Featuring 18,500 square feet of flexible meeting space and renowned Millennium service, The Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago can accommodate meetings and corporate events of various sizes. The stunning Crystal Ballroom, one of the most palatial in Chicago, has hosted many prominent events in its rich history. It features a 25-foot-high gilded domed ceiling and balcony. Guests at this downtown Chicago luxury hotel enjoy versatile meeting rooms, intuitive Millennium service and a dedicated Catering or Conference Planning Manager that handles all aspects of the group from pre-planning to on-site assistance.

Recommendations for you

Raffaello Hotel

Guest score 4.0 / 5

The Talbott Hotel

Guest score 4.6 / 5
Guest score 4.0 / 5


Guest score 4.3 / 5
Guest score 3.5 / 5
Guest score 3.9 / 5



  • Wi-Fi Access in Room (Charges May Apply)
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Concierge
  • Elevators


  • Fitness Center


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant


  • Business center
  • Laundry service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities


  • Wi-Fi Access in Room (Charges May Apply)


  • Airport shuttle


  • Parking


  • Accessible Rooms/Facilities
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
  • Accessible facilities
  • Wheel chair access
  • Service animals allowed
  • Accessible parking
  • Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
  • Wheelchair accessible elevators
  • Brailled elevators

Top hotels

Nearby points of interest

John Hancock Center 0.1 mi
Water Tower 0.1 mi
Drury Lane Theatre 0.1 mi
Seneca Park 0.2 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art 0.2 mi
Oak Street Beach 0.2 mi
Lake Shore Park 0.3 mi
Holy Name Cathedral 0.4 mi
Michigan Avenue 0.4 mi
Terra Museum of American Art 0.4 mi
Washington Square Park 0.4 mi
Chicago Historical Society 0.5 mi
Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr 0.5 mi
North Michigan Avenue 0.6 mi
Tribune Tower 0.7 mi
Wrigley Building 0.7 mi
Lake Point Tower 0.8 mi
Museum of Broadcast Communications 0.8 mi
Marina City 0.9 mi
History Museum 0.9 mi
Children Museum 0.9 mi
Harold Washington College 1 mi
Prudential Plaza 1 mi
Navy Pier 1 mi
Chicago Theater 1 mi
Merchandise Mart 1 mi
Harris Theater 1.1 mi
Goodman Theatre 1.1 mi
Oriental Theatre 1.1 mi
Chicago Cultural Center 1.1 mi
Macys 1.1 mi
Pritzker Pavilion 1.2 mi
Cloud Gate 1.2 mi
City Hall 1.2 mi
Shubert Theatre 1.2 mi
Cadillac Palace Theatre 1.2 mi
North Avenue Beach 1.2 mi
State Street 1.3 mi
Crown Fountain 1.3 mi
Yacht Club 1.3 mi
Bank of America Theatre 1.4 mi
Kendall College 1.4 mi
Art Institute of Chicago 1.4 mi
Opera House 1.4 mi
Symphony Center 1.4 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

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.

Choose dates
Rate based on Check-in: Mar 1, 2016 Check-out: Mar 2, 2016