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Get an overview of this hotelLavish Chicago hotel where the lake and river meet


Wrigley Building: 4 blocks

This triangular, 43-story glass hotel is across the street from the Chicago River, 3 blocks from the lakefront running path, and 4 blocks from the Wrigley Building and the Magnificent Mile.

Lake-view health club

Swissotel's Penthouse Health Club offers dramatic lake views, cardio and strength-training equipment, an indoor pool, and spa tub. WiFi is free in common areas.

Expansive views

Guestrooms overlook the city, lake, or river. All offer premium bedding, wireless high-speed Internet access, cable LCD TVs, and marble bathrooms with Bodylogics toiletries and separate showers and tubs.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Swissotel - Chicago is 4 blocks from the Magnificent Mile. A large health club with an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna is on site. A staffed business center provides complete secretarial, printing, binding, copying, and shipping services. WiFi is complimentary in common areas and 10 conference rooms may come in handy for business travelers. The hotel is smoke-free.

  • Television in common areas 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 43 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Computer station 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Total number of rooms - 661 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Year Built 1988 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( USD 14.95 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( USD 14.95 per 24-hour period )


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Cable TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

The hotel includes three onsite restaurants. The Geneva serves a buffet-style breakfast; Amuse serves coffee, beverages, signature cocktails and seasonal small plates; and The Palm serves steak, seafood, and Italian specialties for lunch and dinner. Room service is available 24-hours, with a limited menu option after 10:00 PM.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel has a full-service fitness center with a 45-foot pool, spa tub, and sauna. (Children must be accompanied by an adult in the health club, fitness facility, and pool). Complimentary fitness "boot camps" are available to guests every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 PM to 6 PM. Group runs/walks are offered every Monday and Wednesday from 6:20 AM to 6:50 AM.

A 20-mile path along Lake Michigan's shoreline is just three blocks east of the Swissotel. Guests can bring their own gear for running, walking, bicycling, or inline skating. In addition, guests may rent bicycles, inline skates, or open-air, pedal-powered buggies for groups at several beachfront locations. During summer months, Oak Street Beach, one mile north, is popular for sunbathing and for swimming when lifeguards are on duty. Also in summer, beach volleyball courts are available for rental or pickup games. Public tennis courts and a public golf course are both five miles northeast of the hotel.

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

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Spa Services

The 42nd-floor fitness center and spa offers an extensive menu of Ecocentric™ Spa Services using Pangea Organic Ecocentric Products, including massages, body treatments, facial treatments, and manicures/pedicures. Advance reservations required for massages and spa treatments.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for 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 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 250.00 per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 25 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 29 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per person (one way)
  • Self parking fee: USD 36 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 70 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 250.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Chicago Swissotel
  • Swissotel Chicago
  • Swissotel Chicago Hotel
  • Swissotel Hotel Chicago
  • Chicago Swissotel Hotel
  • Swissotel Chicago Hotel Chicago
  • Swissotel

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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. Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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