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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Chicago hotel in The Loop, walk to Art Institute of Chicago

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center
Smoke-free property

With a stay at Palmer House a Hilton Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from State Street and 4 minutes by foot from Art Institute of Chicago.

This 4-star hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Millennium Park and 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Chicago Cultural Center.

Make yourself at home in one of the 1641 air-conditioned rooms featuring DVD players. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an indoor pool, and a sauna. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 110000 square feet (10219 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 13 February 2019 to 30 April 2020 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool
Alternate facilities are located offsite and include:
  • Indoor pool
The following facilities will be closed from 13 February 2019 to 30 April 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa tub
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Palmer House a Hilton Hotel features an indoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and limo/town car service. Event facilities measuring 110000 square feet (10219 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a sauna, spa services, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Restaurant 
  • Express check-out 
  • Year Built - 1873 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 10219 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 110000 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Total number of rooms - 1641 
  • Number of floors - 23 
  • Multilingual staff 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per night ), Wired internet access ( USD 12.95 )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club, and a sauna.

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

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

Spa Services

Balance Spa has 12 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 12 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

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

Special check-in instructions:

This property's swimming pool and spa tub will be closed from February 13, 2019- April 30, 2020. For more details, please contact the property 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! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40.0 per stay.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Up to 75 lbs

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit 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.

    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

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00
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 7 and USD 11 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 12.95 (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 46.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 82 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 40 per stay
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 40 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40.0 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Parking height restrictions apply.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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