The Drake

140 East Walton PlaceChicago60611USA
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About The Drake

Since 1920, The Drake Hotel in Chicago has been an elegant and prominent fixture in the city. This hotel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and offers luxurious accommodations in one of the best areas of Chicago.

Enjoy staying in one of the hotel's 535 posh guest rooms or 74 appointed suites. Rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, in-room safes, individual climate control, HD flat-screen TV's, a dual-line speakerphone with caller ID and room service.

Guests can take advantage of the hotel's 3,000 square-foot fitness center, the Drake Arcade and its high-end vendors, on-site valet parking, self-parking and limousine, taxi and bus services.

Dine in style at The Cape Cod Room or Drake Bros.', have fancy tea time at Palm Court or sit back and enjoy top-notch drinks while toasting to the finer things in life at Coq d’Or.

The Drake Hotel is located near the famous Magnificent Mile shopping district and Lake Shore Drive. This accommodation is also known as Drake Chicago, Drake Hotel, Drake Hotel Chicago, and Hotel Drake.


140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
Telephone: +1(312)7872200 | Fax: +1(312)7871431 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Bell service
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Disco / Nightclub
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Picturesque and prime location.

The Drake Hotel is located near the famous Magnificent Mile shopping district and Lake Shore Drive. Guests have appreciated having easy access to these icons of Chicago and being able to walk to the many shops, parks, museums and attractions in the area.

Lovely lakeview rooms.

Guests suggest booking a room with views of the lake. Not only do these rooms provide nice glimpses of Lake Michigan and the beach, some rooms provide access to the concierge service floor.

Vintage, old-world charm.

You will appreciate the historic charm and ambiance of this hotel. Though some of the furnishings are a bit dated, the décor ties into the history of the building.

Negative Reviews

Noisy at times and especially during weekend teas.

Depending on where you are staying in the hotel, things can get a bit noisy. As the hotel is dog-friendly, some visitors have complained about hearing dogs barking. Other people have complained about noisy guests. Walls have been said to be too thin. Tea time at The Drake Hotel can get a bit crowded and noisy as well, especially on the weekends. When it comes to accommodations, rooms on the upper levels have been suggested; these seem to have a tendency toward the quiet side.

Issues with Wi-Fi.

A number of guests have complained about Wi-Fi reception and being unable to connect. Depending on the way one books and if he or she is a hotel chain member, Wi-Fi at this property may or may not be free.

Pricey parking.

As The Drake Hotel is situated in a prime location of Chicago, guests staying on the property can expect to pay hefty parking fees.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2075 reviews across the web
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8 out of 10 based on 2075 reviews