Get an overview of this hotelHistoric grandeur in Chicago's theater, business district
With a stay at Palmer House a Hilton Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, minutes from Crown Fountain and Art Institute of Chicago.
This 4-star hotel is close to Millennium Park and Willis Tower.
Make yourself at home in one of the 1641 air-conditioned guestrooms. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features at this hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 110000 square feet (10219 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge at scheduled times, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
The Palmer House Hilton
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.
- Indoor pool
- Health club
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Conference space
- Business center
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 1641
- Number of floors - 25
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Year Built 1925
- Conference space size (feet) - 110000
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Laundry facilities
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Express check-in
- Luggage storage
- Concierge services
- Conference space size (meters) - 10219
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Full-service spa
- Hair salon
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Spa tub
- Steam room
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 15.00 )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 15.00 per night )
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Video-game console
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- Microwave (on request)
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Daily housekeeping
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- WiFi (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
- Free newspaper
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- 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.
Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge. Room service (during limited hours) is available.
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.
- Golfing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
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
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Minimum age to access spa is 13
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
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
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- 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 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.
- Breakfast fee: between USD 7 and USD 11 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 15.00 (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 15.00 per night (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 42 per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 75.00 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
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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. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.