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4.1 of 5 guest rating
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Private Quadruple Room, 4 Twin Beds
215 square feet
4 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Shared Dormitory, 1 Single Bed (Female Dorm with 4 Beds)
215 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Classic Queen Room (Private)
161 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic King Room (Private)
161 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Premium King Room (Private)
172 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Premium Queen Room (Private)
172 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Shared Dormitory, 1 Single Bed (Co-Ed Dorm with 4 Beds)
215 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Premium Private Quadruple Room, 4 Twin Beds
215 square feet
4 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Art Deco Chicago hotel in River North, walk to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Popular property 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 safes 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.

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Art Deco hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. 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
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1927
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 215
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 17
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Freehand Chicago offers 215 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Premium bedding
  • Room service
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower only
  • Free WiFi
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet

Where to Eat

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

Cafe Integral - This café 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 contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

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.

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

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

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

UnionPay

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

No rollaway/extra beds available

LGBTQ friendly

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Number of children who can stay free - 3

Debit cards

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 10 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 49 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 Names

  • Freehand Chicago Hotel
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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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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