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All reviews executive level empire room lockwood restaurant beautiful lobby beautiful hotel art institute the loop classic hotel street level millennium park lobby bar a hilton honors member rooms are small an older hotel two double beds downtown chicago fitness center
We've stayed at the Palmer House before. I have to say, whoever is in charge has stepped up the experience. The hotel employees were pleasant and willing to help in any way to make our weekend better. We stayed in a "smallish" room with a...More
The Palmer House proves that sometimes older can be better, in this case a lot better. Yes, it's part of the Hilton brand, but it's unique, as some of the classic old hotels are. Stays in business because it has conventions, and lots of business...More
Date of stay: November 2018
Response from AlhajiA8, Manager at Palmer House A Hilton HotelResponded November 19, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Palmer House! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed experiencing the atmosphere of our historic hotel. We specialize in outstanding customer service and our goal is an all-around positive guest...More
Great historic hotel. Room seemed like it was renovated in the last few years. Digital key is a great feature, I never had to go to the desk. Staff was very friendly. Stayed for weekend to see Hamilton which is only a block away. Highly...More
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This is a gorgeous hotel in downtown Chicago. The charm of the historic building was preserved in the lobby and main lounge area, but rooms have been updated with the latest in modern convenience and style.
The lobby was beautiful and all decorated in Christmas splendor. I felt as though I was transported back in time to the 20's and 30"s Our stay was during the Thanksgiving holiday. The food was great! The rooms were old and small, The room service...More
North America’s most established hotel, the Palmer House Hilton first opened its doors in 1871 and has remained the place to "see and be seen" in downtown Chicago. We continue evolving to serve you with the …Morelatest conveniences and comforts in meetings, accommodations and dining - a hip and historic blend of modern nuances and Chicago cultural significance. Whether you’re holding a gala in the famed Empire Room or an intimate gathering in one of our hospitality suites, your event is sure to be a success. Here, you’ll be the host in the Chicago hotel that’s been the venue of choice for celebrities, politicians, and royalty for more than a century.When you come to the Palmer House Hilton, you don’t just stay here. You live here—even if it’s only for a night. That’s why all of our guest rooms and suites have just the right touches to make you feel right at home. You’ll sleep well on our Hilton Serenity Dream bed featuring a plush top mattress and crisp linens, lathering up with Peter Thomas Roth bath products, perceptual service and a full host of amenities to keeping you connected – from flat screen HD televisions, wired and wireless high-speed internet to alarm clocks with auxiliary ports, you’ll find everything you need to rest easy. Lockwood Restaurant, your Farm to Fork, AAA 4 Diamond destination open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as afternoon tea. The Lobby Bar at Lockwood is a favorite for locals and travelers alike for craft beers and craft cocktails with Palmer House private reserves and labels. Potter’s is the hip spot to enjoy a retro mix of perfectly poured libations and delectable light fare while reminiscing about the hotel’s history. The hotel is walking distance to the Blue Line and the Orange Line “L” stations for quick transport to O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, respectively. The Palmer House Hilton is steps to all the action along State Street including Macy’s, Nordstrom Rack, American Apparel, H&M, Block 37 Mall and the Chicago Theatre. The hotel is also a short walk to The Art Institute, Joffrey Ballet, Cadillac Theatre, Jeweler’s Row, Millennium Park, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium. Less
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
$108 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Palmer House Hilton Hotel Chicago
Hilton Hotel Chicago
Hilton Hotel Palmer
Palmer House Chicago
Chicago Palmer House Hilton
Palmer House Hilton Chicago
Palmer Hilton House
United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop / Central
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Room & Suite (1,100)
Pool & Beach (65)
Business Center & Event Rooms (50)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.