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Located in Gold Coast, Thompson Chicago is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as John Hancock Center and Chicago Water Tower. This 4.5-star hotel has 247 guestrooms and offers conveniences like a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago are also near this Chicago hotel.


This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. For your convenience, a cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning for a fee.


All of Thompson Chicago's 247 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and laptop-compatible safes. Guests can expect 46-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Video-game consoles, phones, and ironing boards are also standard.

Property features

Renovated in 2013, Thompson Chicago offers a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Valet parking is available for USD 68.00 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and tours/tickets. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and express check-out.


  • 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

This Chicago hotel, renovated in 2013, is conveniently set just steps from Michigan Avenue, boutiques on Oak Street, and downtown’s finest dining and nightlife destinations. It is less than 1 block from the Magnificent Mile and Lookingglass Theatre.

Amenities offered at this Chicago hotel include 7 meeting and conference rooms, totaling 9,000 sq feet (810 sq meters), banquet facilities, event catering, and self and valet parking (surcharge). Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access are available. The multilingual staff offer concierge, dry cleaning/laundry, and porter/bellhop services. Childcare is avaialble (surcharge). Complimentary sedan transport to the Loop and 24-hour room service are available.

The fitness center provides city views, an array of cardio and weight machines, free weights, water, and towels. Guests also receive discounted use of a 72,000-square-foot health club 2 blocks away, which offers yoga classes and a sauna.

This is a smoke-free accommodation; fines apply for violations.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 22 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 247 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 836 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9000 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 


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

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


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Thompson Chicago offers 247 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 46-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads and hydromassage showerheads, 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, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pay movies 
  • Video-game console 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Minibar 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Phone 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Hydromassage showerhead 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Nico - With Executive Chef Paul Kahan, winner of the James Beard 2013 Outstanding Chef award, at the helm, guests will enjoy a warm dining experience with rustic regional Italian cuisine inspired by the region of Puglia. This restaurant offers guests breakfast, lunch, and dinner and includes a bar serving drinks.

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

The 1,000-square-foot fitness center at Thompson Chicago provides expansive city views, a selection of cardio and weight machines, free weights, water, and towels. Guests also have discounted access to a health club 2 blocks away, with exercise classes and a sauna.

The Oak Street Beach on Lake Michigan is 1 block from the hotel, providing access to the 20-mile-long lakefront path. Bicycles and in-line skates may be rented at several beachfront locations. In summer, lifeguards are on duty. Canoeing, kayaking, and rowing equipment can be rented at Lincoln Park Boathouse, 2 miles north.

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

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


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets stay free

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.

Pets allowed (no fees)

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per night
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 17 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 68.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 1 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40.00 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

Up to 3 children 18 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

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.

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