4.3 out of 5

With a stay at The Palmer House Hilton, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Bank of America Theatre and minutes from 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 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.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 04 April 2016 to 15 August 2016 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa tub

Property Features

The Palmer House Hilton offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee.

Business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. Event space at this hotel measures 110000 square feet (10219 square meters) and includes conference space. A spa tub, a sauna, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Palmer House Hilton. A roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee.

  • 1641 guestrooms or units
  • 25 levels
  • 110000 sq ft of conference space
  • 10219 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1925
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 15.00 )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 15.00 per night )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Palmer House Hilton offers 1641 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Microwaves, refrigerators, and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Microwave available
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Gaming console
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Breakfast

You can order up room service during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The Palmer House Hilton'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 

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

Accessibility

If you need to make requests for accessibility needs, please complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled times. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Weight limit: 75 lb

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to hotel policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

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

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You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

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