4.1 out of 5

"Great location, small rooms, worn in places, ice on request, no fridge, great staff, great history, overall a nice stay. " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 29 Mar 2017

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Chicago awaits you at The Whitehall Hotel. Within steps you'll find John Hancock Center and Chicago Water Tower within a short 5-minute stroll. Highlights at this boutique hotel include 2 restaurants and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 222 rooms feature free wired Internet, free local calls, and safes. Dining in is an option with room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium linens invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and designer toiletries. Hair dryers, irons/ironing boards, and desks are also available.

At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and coffee/tea in a common area. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Within a 20-minute walk of this 4-star Gold Coast hotel, attractions include Tribune Tower and Wrigley Building.

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$99 per night

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room (Pinnacle)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King or 1 Queen Bed (Pinnacle)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. The romantic The Whitehall Hotel also features a fitness center, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 222 guestrooms or units
  • 21 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1927
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) (22.5 km / 14 mi)
  • Train station: Millennium Station (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Chicago Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Whitehall Hotel offers 222 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Nearby Activities

The hotel has a fitness room with an array of treadmills, ellipticals, stairmasters, and other cardiov machines. The fitness room also offers free weights, water, towels, and TVs.

The Whitehall is 3.5 blocks from a path along Lake Michigan which is popular for running, biking, and skating. The Marovitz public golf course, four miles from the hotel, offers a challenging and scenic golf experience overlooking the lake.

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

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

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 30 per pet, per day, plus a deposit of USD 30.00 per day
  • Weight limit: 20 lb
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

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 16 and USD 99 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 65 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 65.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 30.00 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night

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

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).