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On the Magnificent Mile, nestled in Chicago’s prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood, and adjacent to Oak Street Beach

Close to lake

Overlooking Lake Michigan, this opulent 1920s landmark Chicago hotel is set on the Magnificent Mile, with the shops of Water Tower Place a block away; Oak Street Beach is across the street.

Afternoon tea

Each afternoon, the Palm Court hosts a traditional English tea with live harp music next to an antique marble fountain. Wireless Internet access is available in the hotel lobby.

High-speed Internet

Classic in design, guestrooms at The Drake Hotel feature high-speed Internet access, pay movies, and laptop-compatible safes.

The Drake Hotel Amenities

General

On-site dining options at the Drake Hotel include a renowned seafood restaurant, a steakhouse with lake views, an intimate piano lounge, and room service.

A fitness/wellness center is equipped with cardiovascular and strength-training equipment (surcharge). Guests also receive discounted access to the Equinox health club, less than a block away, with an indoor pool, massage therapy, and yoga and Pilates classes.

The business center is open Monday–Saturday and features 2 flat-screen monitors, printing, copying, shipping, office supplies, faxing, and high-speed Internet access (surcharges).

The hotel's 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space includes the Gold Coast Room, which features Italian architectural style, marble floors, crystal chandeliers, and room for 600 guests. Event catering, audiovisual equipment, and high-speed Internet access are available (surcharge).

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Total number of rooms - 535
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Wired high-speed Internet access ( £12.95 USD / per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities
  • Pay movies
  • Video-game console
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary newspaper
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Dining

Cape Cod Room - Specializing in seafood dishes—including lobster, bouillabaisse, and crab cakes—this popular restaurant features a nautical decor, and light fixtures made from copper pots. Open for lunch and dinner.

Drake Bros. - Offering superb views of Lake Michigan, and decorated with black-and-white vintage Chicago photography. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Coq d'Or - This intimate lounge is a throwback to its Prohibition past, with dim lighting, low ceilings, and brick-red leather booths and barstools. Martinis are the drink specialty, and a short menu features dishes from the Cape Cod Room, including clam chowder and whitefish. Lunch and dinner are served daily.

Palm Court - Located in the hotel's upper lobby, this Chicago tradition hosts cocktails, coffee, and traditional English tea next to an antique marble fountain. A harpist plays at teatime.

Room service is available until 1 AM.

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Recreation

The Drake Hotel's fitness center features polished wood floors and an array of new equipment including stationary bicycles, treadmills, stair machines, and exercise balls. Complimentary earphones are available during workouts. Guests also receive discounted access to the facilities and classes at the Equinox health club in the Bloomingdale's building less than a block away.

The hotel is across Lake Shore Drive from Oak Street Beach on Lake Michigan, popular for sunbathing and swimming in the summer. Guests can walk, jog, or bike along a 20-mile lakefront path. Canoeing, kayaking, and rowing equipment can be rented from the Lincoln Park Boathouse, two miles away. Four miles from the hotel, the Sydney R. Marovitz golf course offers a challenging and scenic nine-hole course along Lake Michigan.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
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The Drake Hotel Policies & Fees

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

Pets

Pets allowed

General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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