87% Based on 192 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

The Buckingham Hotel puts you in the heart of Chicago, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Willis Tower and Skydeck Ledge. Highlights at this boutique resort include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a health club.

LED TVs with cable channels are featured in all 21 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free weekday newspapers. Nice touches include soaking tubs, bathrobes, and free toiletries. Additionally, minibars, safes, and hair dryers are available.

Arciel serves American cuisine. The resort's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the spa tub and sauna as well as access to a driving range and aerobics classes. Business travelers can take advantage of a conference center and a meeting room. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star The Loop resort include Art Institute of Chicago and Buckingham Fountain.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$108 per night

Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

87% of guests recommend out of 192 reviews

Excellent 88
Good 77
Average 16
Poor 5
Terrible 6
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed on Christmas Day (25 December), Christmas Eve (24 December), New Year's Day (1 January), and New Year's Eve (31 December):

  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Swimming pool

Property Features

As a guest of The Buckingham Hotel, you'll find an indoor pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 2 meeting rooms available. The business-friendly The Buckingham Hotel also features tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary use of a nearby fitness facility. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star Chicago resort is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor pool

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) (29.5 km / 18.3 mi)
  • Train station: Chicago 35th Street-Lou Jones-Bronzeville Station (5.6 km / 3.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Adams-Wabash Station (0.9 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Buckingham Hotel offers 21 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. 39-inch LED televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The Buckingham Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

On the third floor of The Buckingham Athletic Club, a large health club contains a small driving range facility that allows golfers to practice their drives into a net. Also complimentary to guests is an indoor lap pool and an adjacent spa tub. Complimentary fitness classes include spinning, water aerobics, kickboxing, Pilates and yoga. The facility is closed on national holidays and on Sundays during the summer.

Guests should note that children are only allowed in the health club on weekends.

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

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Guests are required to contact the hotel to receive check-in instructions, as the location of check-in may differ from the hotel's address. Contact details are provided in the confirmation email received after booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 25.00 per day

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10.00 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 38 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Athletic Club Hotel
  • Athletic Hotel
  • Buckingham Athletic
  • Buckingham Athletic Club
  • Buckingham Athletic Club & Hotel
  • Buckingham Athletic Club & Hotel Chicago
  • Buckingham Athletic Club Chicago
  • Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel
  • Buckingham Club
  • Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel Chicago
  • Buckingham Hotel Chicago
  • The Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.