Overview

The Drake Hotel
Top Lake Hotel

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

฿ 5,779+

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
Based on 1,995 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.4
  • 6.7
  • 6.2

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  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly service

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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 1,995 reviews
    • 10.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.4 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
      9.3 "top-notch fitness area, thought 93%."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      8.6 "Near to public transport, according to 86%."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.2 "72% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      7.1 "71% were happy with the room service."
      7.1 "Housekeeping was great, according to 71%."
      10.0 "100% said the concierge service was amazing."
      8.8 "88% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      10.0 "100% said the recreation staff was great."
    • 8.1 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.7 "Average cleanliness."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.8 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 58%."
    • 6.2 "Average comfort."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were big enough."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were big enough."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.8 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 58%."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the shower was ok."
      5.0 "50% thought the minibar was ok."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the tv was ok."
    • 4.7 "Value below average."
      2.7 "73% thought it was overpriced."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.9 "61% said the wifi quality was bad."
      2.7 "73% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 1,077 reviews
    • 10.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      10.0 "100% said the concierge service was amazing."
      8.7 "87% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Good vibe."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.6 "96% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.3 "83% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 6.5 "Average cleanliness."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.1 "Average comfort."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.6 "Value below average."
    • 3.3 "Internet is poor."
      3.7 "63% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 618 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.3 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.0 "Good vibe."
      8.7 "87% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.5 "95% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.8 "88% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 6.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
      7.0 "70% thought rooms were spacious."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      3.8 "62% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 119 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.4 "Good vibe."
      9.1 "91% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 179 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.3 "Tasty food."
    • 7.2 "Good amenities."
      7.2 "72% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 6.9 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.2 "Value below average."
      2.6 "74% thought it was overpriced."
    • 3.4 "Internet is poor."
      2.6 "74% thought it was overpriced."
      3.8 "62% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Lake Hotel
    Guests say this is a nice lake hotel.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    City Hotel
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