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Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Located in River North, Freehand Chicago is adjacent to Chinese Consulate and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Holy Name Cathedral. This 3.5-star hotel has 215 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi.

Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Local cuisine breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Rooms

Guests can expect to find free WiFi. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and the bathroom offers a rainfall showerhead and a hair dryer.

Property features

Renovated in 2015, Freehand Chicago offers a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and microwave in a common area. Self parking is offered for USD 39.00 per night. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with concierge services, dry cleaning/laundry, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a refrigerator in a common area, express check-in, and express check-out.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to State Street and Michigan Avenue
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This Art Deco hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2015.

Freehand Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Water dispenser 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Shared microwave 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shared refrigerator 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 215 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Freehand Chicago offers 215 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

Local cuisine breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Broken Shaker - This cocktail bar specializes in local cuisine. Happy hour is offered.

Cafe Integral - This Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a local cuisine breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests booking the Standard Shared Dormitory rooms are only booking 1 bed per person, per night. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Only service animals are allowed

Union Pay

No rollaway/extra beds available

Guests are limited to booking a maximum of 14 days in a 12 month period in our shared accommodation room types. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 30 for adults, USD 10 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 39.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Freehand Chicago Hotel
  • Freehand Hotel
  • Freehand Chicago
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  • Freehand Hotel Chicago

We should mention

Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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