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The Drake Hotel
Top Lake Hotel

140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611-1501, United States
+1 312 787 2200

$169+

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
based on 1,839 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.3
  • 6.8
  • 6.0

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Stylish hotel
  • Great shopping

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    About

    From its beginning on New Year's Eve 1920 to today, The Drake Hotel has defined elegance and hospitality. Set in the prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood at the start of the Magnificent Mile, this iconic Chicago hotel is footsteps from Oak Street Beach and Lake Michigan Relax at The Drake Hotel in one of 535 elegantly decorated guest rooms and 74 suites, including the Princess Diana Suite, which was graced by the Princess of Wales herself. Appreciate the amenities that include classic decor, plush bedding, marble bathrooms, and views of Lake Michigan and the city. The Executive Lounge on the top floor features amazing views, and Executive Level Guests will enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast, hot and cold beverages, and an honor bar with evening appetizers Become a part of Chicago history. Relax with a cocktail in Coq D’Or, one of the first establishments in Chicago to serve alcohol after the repeal of Prohibition. Enjoy a memorable dinner at Cape Cod, where Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe hand-carved their initials in the bar, or take afternoon tea at Palm Court, just as Queen Elizabeth II did in 1958 The Drake Hotel provides the perfect spaces for meetings and gatherings. Hold a meeting in the heart of Chicago in the sophisticated boardrooms, or host an elegant Windy City celebration in the Gold Coast and Grand Ballrooms. Write your own chapter of Chicago history at The Drake — one real Chicago moment at a time

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Laundry facilities
    • ATM on-site
    • Business centre
    • Wi-Fi
    • Concierge service
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Express check out
    • Coffee shop
    • Internet (surcharge)
    • Parking (surcharge)
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 1,839 reviews
    • 10.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      8.3 "Near to public transport, according to 83%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% thought the service was very professional."
      10.0 "100% said the concierge service was amazing."
      9.1 "91% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
      7.5 "75% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.2 "Good vibe."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.5 "95% said it was a stylish hotel."
      7.9 "79% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      10.0 "100% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 6.8 "Bar is ok."
      6.5 "Bar service was average, according to 65%."
    • 6.0 "Average cleanliness."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were big enough."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.8 "58% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
      2.7 "73% thought it was overpriced."
      4.3 "The price was too high for 57%."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.7 "73% thought it was overpriced."
      0.7 "93% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 1,029 reviews
    • 10.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "100% said the concierge service was amazing."
      9.0 "90% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
      7.6 "76% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.3 "Good vibe."
      9.6 "96% said it was a stylish hotel."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      7.8 "78% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 6.6 "Bar is ok."
    • 6.2 "Average comfort."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
      2.5 "75% thought it was overpriced."
    • 1.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.6 "94% said the wifi quality was bad."
      2.5 "75% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 478 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.0 "Good vibe."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.4 "94% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.2 "82% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 6.7 "Average comfort."
    • 5.8 "Average cleanliness."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
      2.7 "73% thought it was overpriced."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.7 "73% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 128 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.1 "Good vibe."
      8.9 "89% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.1 "Average comfort."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 202 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.0 "Good amenities."
      6.9 "69% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 6.8 "Food is average."
    • 6.6 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.1 "Average comfort."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 5.5 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
      2.5 "75% thought it was overpriced."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.5 "75% thought it was overpriced."
      0.8 "92% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Lake Hotel
    Guests say this is a nice lake hotel.
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    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
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    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Stylish hotel"
    "Great shopping"
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