Rate based on Check-in: Mar 29, 2015 Check-out: Mar 30, 2015

La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

3 stars
View map of One South Franklin, One South Franklin, Chicago, IL 60606

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
126 reviews
Great 1st experience in Chicago

Very satisfied overall. Especially with the hotel staff. I would say the staff there were... See full review

  • MB.285
  • Jan 28, 2015
Nice place

Clean and great location. Staff were nice and parking wasn't a problem. A lil expensive though. See full review

  • Preye
  • Jan 9, 2015
Nestled in the heart of Chicago's financial district, just two blocks from Sears Tower, the all-new La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown offers convenient access to popular Chicago attractions in addition to upscale services that will keep you refreshed and productive. Shopping, dining, and entertainment venues are within easy reach thanks to the hotel's close proximity to public transportation and downtown attractions (such as the theater district). Walk to the Sears Tower and choose from a variety of area restaurants including Argo Tea Company, Pot Belly, and Chipotle (all adjacent). Shop at nearby State Street Mall or The Magnificent Mile before heading to a game at United Center (Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks), US Cellular Field (Chicago White Sox), Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs), or Soldier Field (Chicago Bears). Enjoy free wireless high-speed Internet access, a 24-hour business center, well-equipped fitness center, refreshing indoor swimming pool, and much more at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown. Take advantage of our Free Bright Side Breakfast, each morning of your stay. La Quinta Returns' members are welcomed with express check-in and a free newspaper delivered to their room. In addition to free wireless high-speed Internet access, each spacious guest room includes a 32-inch flat-screen TV w/popular cable channels (including radio channels), coffee maker, hair dryer, iron w/ironing board, free local calls, and more. King bedded guest rooms and suites also include a microwave and mini-refrigerator. The La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown features a contemporary design that is both functional and environmentally friendly. This location participates in the city's Green Roof Program. Green roofs help keep cities healthy and help conserve energy because they work to lower surrounding urban heat temperatures.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown Rooms

Deluxe
King Room Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable
Deluxe
King Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, microwave, refrigerator, 32" flat screen LCD TV, and free high-speed Internet access.
Executive
King Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, microwave, refrigerator, 32" flat screen LCD TV, and free high-speed Internet access.
Standard
Two Full Bedded Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, 32" flat screen LCD TV, and free high-speed Internet access.
Standard
One Full Bed, Features a TV, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron w/ironing board, voice mail, and dataport telephone.
Standard
Two Full Bedded Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, 32" flat screen LCD TV, and free high-speed Internet access.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
FEMA approved
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Exercise gym
Dining
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Room service
Meal plan - continental
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
Conference facilities
Copy service
Audio visual equipment
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Fire alarm with light
In room movies
Temperature control
Shower
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub

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Hotel Map

41.882 -87.6353
Nearby airports
O`Hare Intl Airport, (ORD), 18.10, MI, SE; Chicago Midway Airport, (MDW), 10.64, MI, NE;
Area description
City Center

Nearby points of interest

  • Opera House: 0.1 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 0.1 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • City Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): 0.3 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 0.3 mi
  • Union Station: 0.3 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • State Street: 0.4 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.4 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Macys: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.5 mi
  • Opera House: 0.1 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 0.1 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • City Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): 0.3 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 0.3 mi
  • Union Station: 0.3 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • State Street: 0.4 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.4 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Macys: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.5 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.5 mi
  • Marina City: 0.5 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.5 mi
  • Harold Washington Library: 0.6 mi
  • Symphony Center: 0.6 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 0.6 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 0.6 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.6 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.6 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 0.6 mi
  • Auditorium Building: 0.7 mi
  • Printers Square: 0.7 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.7 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.7 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.8 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.8 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.9 mi
  • Grant Park: 0.9 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.9 mi
  • Buckingham Fountain: 0.9 mi
  • Hull House Museum: 1 mi
  • Yacht Club: 1 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 1 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 1.1 mi
  • Museum of Holography: 1.1 mi
  • UIC Pavilion: 1.2 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 1.2 mi
  • Seneca Park: 1.2 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 1.3 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by CheapTickets

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Guest Reviews (126)

Ratings and reviews for La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
126 out of 126
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.2

96% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Frugal Betsy
Business
Geneva, IL
Jan 20, 2014

Best value for the $

We stayed here as an alternative to the overpriced hotel that our convention was held in. My highlights: Very friendly and helpful staff, a good breakfast and amazing location. This hotel offers a very good value for the price. Walking distance to just about everything you might want to see in downtown Chicago, and a Doorman who will hail you a cab if you aren't up for the exercise. No fridge in the room, but ice makers easily accessible on each floor. Kuerig in the room. Small pool is great for kids.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

You can walk to just about everything from here, and it's 2 blocks from Ogilvie Train Station. A cab ride from here to anything downtown probably won't exceed $6.00

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Spontanious vacationer
Business
New Orleans La
Dec 30, 2013

spontaneous weekend visit awesomeness

We booked last minute and it was wonderful! Definitely going to stay at LaQuinta inn as much as possible in the future!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Giordano's pizza was awesome!

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Road Pro
Business
Texas
Dec 19, 2013

Very Good Experience

Great Downtown location, Clean rooms, free internet, Connected to Restaurant

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Las Vegas superstar
Business
Chicago, IL
Dec 17, 2013

Fantastic Weeekend in the City

The hotel is centerally located close to the Ogillvee Train station. The hotel was very nice and convient. The only down side was the breakfast, which was probably my least favorite continential breakfast from a hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Jimmy R
Business
Aiken SC formerly Chicago
Dec 7, 2013

Business stay

Decent breakfast comfortable bed not far from state st and Michigan ave

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
St Louisian
Business
St Louis, MO
Dec 2, 2013

Great hotel!

Close to everything, a block away from the Willis Tower. Staff was awesome and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dr BreeRupe
Business
Washington DC
Nov 16, 2013

really clean in a great downtown Chicago location.

staff were super friendly, the entire facilities were really clean. I only spent one night there, but I could not have been more satisfied with the cleanliness and how pleasant everyone was there. my only complaint is that you could hear all the street sound from the hotel room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
theshue
Business
Chicago
Nov 11, 2013

great overall job.

Botique feel in a budget minded hotel. Great job overall.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
blueboots
Business
Brooklyn, NY
Oct 16, 2013

Great Location, Decent Price, Nice Place to Stay

Not far from the Washington Blue Line stop, and reasonable walking distance to downtown destinations in Chicago. Modern, comfortable accommodations. Refrigerator and microwave in room, free wifi. Pool and workout room, above-average free breakfast, clean rooms, great staff. Perfect for my 3-night stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
CityScouter
Business
Northern VA
Oct 15, 2013

Lacking Sufficient Value

We stayed here for the Chicago marathon weekend. The special event explains the high cost, but the room was odd and lacked sufficient comfort for the price. The space was very tight: chest drawers would slide open on their own (possible the floor or furniture was uneven) and block walking space, plus drawers were 1/2 size of normal drawers in orders to fit in the room; closet was tiny; there was a large desk but hardly any room to turn around-- go figure. Bathroom was spacious though. Breakfast was mediocre and staff either too friendly and talkative or dismissive. We won't repeat this one, although we liked the convenience of the location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Chicago Firehouse--- great place, good food, kinda expensive, but worth it.

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