Located in Gold Coast, The Whitehall Hotel is adjacent to John Hancock Center and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Chicago Water Tower. This 4-star hotel has 222 rooms and welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. It's in central Chicago and also close to Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago.

Dining

Enjoy dining at Meis Corner, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.

Rooms

All of The Whitehall Hotel's 222 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, free local calls, and safes. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds are dressed in Egyptian cotton sheets. Ironing boards and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

At The Whitehall Hotel, guests have access to a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. Valet parking is offered for USD 65.00 per night. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to John Hancock Center and Chicago Water Tower
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Whitehall Hotel is less than 2 blocks from Rush Street and Michigan Avenue. A restaurant and lounge, a wine shop, and a fitness center are on site. The business center provides computers, printing, faxing, copying, and electronic shredding services (surcharge).

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout public areas. Guestrooms offer complimentary WiFi. The hotel offers room service (limited hours).

The Whitehall Hotel is a smoke-free property. Valet parking is only offered for standard-size vehicles. Oversize vehicles must be self-parked at guest's expense.

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 222 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of floors - 21 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Express check-in 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Concierge services 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Whitehall Hotel offers 222 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Fornetto Mei Restaurant - Sophisticated bistro serves Italian and Formosan-Taiwanese cuisine in an elegant room warmed by a wood-burning oven. Seating is available in an indoor light-filled atrium area. Specialties include thin-crust pizzas and handmade dumplings. Lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.

Whitehall Place Lounge - Renowned gathering spot for Chicago's movers and shakers, the original Whitehall Club was among the first to serve alcohol after the repeal of Prohibition. Bar features 200 specialty martinis, 40 different wines by the glass, and a selection of single malt whiskies, port, Madeira, and sherry.

Fornetto Mei Little Wine Shoppe - A tiny wine shop in the restaurant offers a selection of wines for purchase.

Mei's Corner - Mei means beautiful in Mandarin and sets the tone for this unique Asian dining experience. Using only the freshest and finest ingredients, Mei's Corner delivers authentic Mandarin, Szechuan and Taiwanese delicacies that are all made to order.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel has a fitness room with an array of treadmills, ellipticals, stairmasters, and other cardiov machines. The fitness room also offers free weights, water, towels, and TVs.

The Whitehall is 3.5 blocks from a path along Lake Michigan which is popular for running, biking, and skating. The Marovitz public golf course, four miles from the hotel, offers a challenging and scenic golf experience overlooking the lake.

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

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

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per day, plus a deposit of USD 30.00 per day
  • Up to 20 lb
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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 16 and USD 99 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 65 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 65.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 30.00 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
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

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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