Met a girlfriend in the middle of the country and we chose The Drake as our hotel. The twin-bed room was perfect for the two of us -- 9th floor (no view). The room and hotel was clean and the carpets felt fresh. There was a little wear on the edges but for the most part we felt the room was just right and we got a good value for what we paid (we did get the government rate). We enjoyed a late dinner in the downstairs bar/restaurant and high tea on Saturday (make reservations for tea!). The hotel was perfectly situated for shopping -- which is all we did. The staff was friendly and helpful. We would stay there again for sure.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- No other Chicago hotel has inspired more legendary acclaim on par with The Drake. This timeless property affords guests easy access to the city's most exclusive shopping, nightlife and dining. A fully equipped fitness/wellness center, business center and meeting rooms are available (surcharge). The stunning Gold Coast Room can accommodate 600 guests. Afternoon Tea at The Drake, A Hilton Hotel is as Chicago as a hot dog at Wrigley Field or a ride on the Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier. High society has always recognized The Drake Hotel as the quintessential social hotspot. Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth and the Empress of Japan have all been seen in the Palm Court. Though The Drake has progressed both architecturally and technologically over the past 93 years, the roots of The Drake Hotel run deep beneath Lake Shore Drive into Real Chicago. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Drake Hotel Chicago
- Hilton Hotels Chicago
- Chicago Drake Hotel
- Drake Hotel Chicago