Get an overview of this hotel3-star Chicago hotel in Near North Side

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Where You'll Stay

Within a 15-minute walk of Tribune Tower and John Hancock Center, Freehand Chicago is a great choice if you want to stay in Near North Side. This smoke-free hotel is also near Millennium Park. For added convenience, Grand Station is adjacent.

Your Guestroom

Step into one of the 217 convenient rooms, where you can take advantage of room service, premium bedding and desks. Added conveniences include designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Property Perks

Perfect as a base for exploring Chicago, this hotel provides a 24-hour fitness center, a library and meeting rooms. Lift your spirits at the bar/lounge or grab a bite at the restaurant. Concierge services, multilingual staff and a 24-hour front desk are also available.

Free!

On a budget? This hotel offers free WiFi in rooms and public areas.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This Chicago hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. Guests can use the indoor pool and health club at a partner property. A total renovation of this property was completed in April 2015.

Freehand Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • Library 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Shared microwave 
  • Shared refrigerator 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 217 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Broken Shaker - This cocktail bar serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Cafe Integral - This cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

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 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests booking the Standard Shared Dormitory rooms are only booking 1 bed per person, per night. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 1 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Only service animals are allowed
This hotel's policy is to accept bookings for shared accommodations from non-local guests only. Guests whose residence is within Chicago will not be allowed to check in. Guests can contact the property for additional information using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Guests are limited to booking a maximum of 14 days in a 12 month period in our shared accommodation room types. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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 6 and USD 12 for adults, USD 6 and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 39.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Freehand Chicago Hotel
  • Freehand Hotel
  • Freehand Chicago
  • Freehand
  • Freehand Hotel Chicago

We should mention

Up to 3 children 1 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


Sorry, we seem to have had an issue loading our review content. Try again?