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Get an overview of this hotel4-star Chicago hotel in The Loop

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center
Smoke-free property

Where You'll Stay

Just steps from State Street, Palmer House a Hilton Hotel is in The Loop and within a 10-minute walk of Millennium Park. Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Theatre are also within a short walk of this business-friendly hotel. For added convenience, Monroe Station (Red Line) is adjacent.

Your Guestroom

Step into one of the 1641 lovely rooms, where you can take advantage of room service, pillowtop beds and WiFi. For your enjoyment, TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include wired Internet and premium bedding.

Property Perks

This hotel offers a full-service spa, an indoor pool and a convenience store. Lift your spirits at the bar/lounge or grab a bite at the restaurant. Limo/town car service, a hair salon and a health club are other features.

Free!

Take advantage of the free WiFi and wired Internet in public areas.

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 13 February 2019 to 30 April 2020 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool
Alternate facilities are located offsite and include:
  • Indoor pool
The following facilities will be closed from 13 February 2019 to 30 April 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa tub
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in Chicago's theater district, Palmer House a Hilton Hotel's 110,000 square feet of conference space features a range of venues, including exhibit halls, salons, private dining rooms, and several ballrooms with crystal chandeliers and Beaux Arts decor. Event catering and audiovisual equipment are also available. A business center provides printing, faxing, copying, and WiFi (surcharge) also available in the lobby area.

The fitness center offers Precor fitness equipment, group exercise classes, and an indoor pool.

Several clothing and gift boutiques are located on the hotel's lower level.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Restaurant 
  • Express check-out 
  • Year Built 1873 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 10219 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 110000 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Total number of rooms - 1641 
  • Number of floors - 23 
  • Multilingual staff 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per night ), Wired internet access ( USD 12.95 )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Lockwood - Contemporary menu inspired by traditional French and Italian cuisine. Upscale setting. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Potter's - Lobby-level bar and lounge offering cocktails and appetizers.

Nearby Things to Do

The Palmer House a Hilton Hotel's 10,000-square-foot health club (surcharge) features a fitness center with free weights and cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, personal trainers, an indoor pool and exercise classes.

This Hilton hotel is a mile from Lake Michigan, where guests can walk, jog, or bike along a 20-mile lakefront path. Oak Street Beach, 1.5 miles away, is popular for sunbathing and swimming in the summer. Within six miles of the hotel, the Sydney R. Marovitz golf course offers a challenging and scenic nine-hole course along Lake Michigan.

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

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

Spa Services

Balance Spa offers massages, facials, and beauty services. This full-service health spa includes 12 treatment rooms and a hair salon.

  • Number of treatment rooms 12 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

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 PM

Special check-in instructions:

This property's swimming pool and spa tub will be closed from February 13, 2019- April 30, 2020. For more details, please contact the property 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! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40.0 per stay.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Up to 75 lb

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Only service animals are allowed

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00
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 7 and USD 11 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 12.95 (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 46.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 82 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 40 per stay
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 40 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40.0 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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. Parking height restrictions apply.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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