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Get an overview of this hotelArt Deco Chicago hotel in River North, walk to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Freehand Chicago is centrally located in Chicago, a 3-minute walk from Chinese Consulate and 5 minutes by foot from Holy Name Cathedral.

This hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Museum of Contemporary Art and 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Water Tower Place.

Make yourself at home in one of the 215 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and blackout drapes/curtains, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Local cuisine breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This Art Deco hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2015.

Freehand Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Water dispenser 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built - 1927 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Shared microwave 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shared refrigerator 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 215 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

Local cuisine breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Broken Shaker - This cocktail bar specializes in local cuisine. Happy hour is offered.

Cafe Integral - This Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests booking the Standard Shared Dormitory rooms are only booking 1 bed per person, per night. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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.

    Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Only service animals are allowed

Union Pay

No rollaway/extra beds available

Guests are limited to booking a maximum of 14 days in a 12 month period in our shared accommodation room types. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 30 for adults, USD 10 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 39.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Freehand Chicago Hotel
  • Freehand Hotel
  • Freehand Chicago
  • Freehand
  • Freehand Hotel Chicago

We should mention

Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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