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Located in The Loop, The Palmer House Hilton is within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park. This 4-star hotel has 1641 guestrooms and offers conveniences like a restaurant, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Centrally located in Chicago, the hotel is also a short walk from Willis Tower and Skydeck Ledge.

Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Start your day off with buffet breakfast, available for a fee.

Rooms

The 1641 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including free newspapers, safes, and phones. TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Video-game consoles, ironing boards, and desks are also available.

Property features

Guests of The Palmer House Hilton enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Parking is USD 42 per night (USD 75.00 per night for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the airport shuttle at scheduled times. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool

The Palmer House Hilton

Hotel Amenities

Favorite amenities

Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Located in Chicago's theater district, Palmer House Hilton's 110,000 square feet of conference space features a range of venues, including exhibit halls, salons, private dining rooms, and several ballrooms with crystal chandeliers and Beaux Arts decor. Event catering and audiovisual equipment are also available. A business center provides printing, faxing, copying, and wireless Internet access (surcharge) also available in the lobby area.

The fitness center offers Precor fitness equipment, group exercise classes, and an indoor pool.

Several clothing and gift boutiques are located on the hotel's lower level.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Health club 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 1641 
  • Number of floors - 25 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Year Built 1925 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 110000 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Express check-in 
  • Sauna 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 10219 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 15.00 )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 15.00 per night )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Palmer House Hilton offers 1641 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Microwaves, refrigerators, and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Lockwood - Contemporary menu inspired by traditional French and Italian cuisine. Upscale setting. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Potter's - Lobby-level bar and lounge offering cocktails and appetizers.

Breakfast

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge. Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The Palmer House Hilton's 10,000-square-foot health club (surcharge) features a fitness center with free weights and cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, personal trainers, an indoor pool and exercise classes.

This Hilton hotel is a mile from Lake Michigan, where guests can walk, jog, or bike along a 20-mile lakefront path. Oak Street Beach, 1.5 miles away, is popular for sunbathing and swimming in the summer. Within six miles of the hotel, the Sydney R. Marovitz golf course offers a challenging and scenic nine-hole course along Lake Michigan.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Spa Services

Balance Spa offers massages, facials, and beauty services. This full-service health spa includes 12 treatment rooms and a hair salon.

  • Number of treatment rooms 12 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

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

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Up to 75 lb

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

Fees

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 7 and USD 11 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 15.00 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 15.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 42 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 75.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 40 per stay
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 40 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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