Get an overview of this hotelDowntown hotel 3 blocks from the Art Institute of Chicago

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke Free

With a stay at Travelodge Hotel Downtown in Chicago (South Loop), you'll be minutes from Columbia College Chicago and Grant Park.

This hotel is close to Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 233 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Satisfy your appetite at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 240 square feet (22 square meters), including conference space.

Travelodge Hotel Downtown

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Travelodge Hotel Downtown is less than a block from Lake Shore Drive, within sight of Lake Michigan. The Chicago Art Institute is a 3-block walk, while the South Loop is 4 blocks away and the Magnificent Mile is just 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the hotel.

The hotel has 2 restaurants, one with a bar, on site. Complimentary WiFi and newspapers are available in public areas of the hotel. A business center is available for a fee. This smoke-free property also offers offsite parking (surcharge) and limo/town car service.

  • Conference space size (meters) - 22 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 240 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 233 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Television 
  • Phone 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Luna Cafe - Full breakfast and fast food. Open from early morning until evening seven days a week.

Thai Spoon Restaurant - Pan-Asian cuisine, sushi bar, and cocktail bar. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.


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 time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 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 10 and USD 20 for adults, USD 5 and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 44.00 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Travelodge
  • Travelodge Downtown
  • Travelodge Hotel
  • Travelodge Hotel Downtown
  • Travelodge Hotel Downtown Chicago
  • Travelodge Downtown Chicago

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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