4.6 out of 5

With a stay at Thompson Chicago in Chicago (Gold Coast), you'll be minutes from Newberry Library and John Hancock Center.

This 4.5-star hotel is close to Untitled and Millennium Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 247 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 46-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Additional features at this hotel include tour/ticket assistance and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 9000 square feet (836 square meters), including conference space.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service.

Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Event space at this hotel measures 9000 square feet (836 square meters) and includes conference space. A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Thompson Chicago. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Thompson Chicago was completed in October 2013.

This 4.5-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 247 guestrooms or units
  • 22 levels
  • 9000 sq ft of conference space
  • 836 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

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

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Thompson Chicago offers 247 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 46-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads and hydromassage showerheads, 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, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Gaming console
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily.

Nico - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

The 1,000-square-foot fitness center at Thompson Chicago provides expansive city views, a selection of cardio and weight machines, free weights, water, and towels. Guests also have discounted access to a health club 2 blocks away, with exercise classes and a sauna.

The Oak Street Beach on Lake Michigan is 1 block from the hotel, providing access to the 20-mile-long lakefront path. Bicycles and in-line skates may be rented at several beachfront locations. In summer, lifeguards are on duty. Canoeing, kayaking, and rowing equipment can be rented at Lincoln Park Boathouse, 2 miles north.

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

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

Accessibility

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

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40.00 per night.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property 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

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per night
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 17 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 68.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 1 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40.00 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Chicago Thompson
  • Thompson Chicago
  • Thompson Hotel
  • Thompson Hotel Chicago
  • Thompson Chicago Hotel

You should know

Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.