Book your room at The Buckingham Athletic Club & Hotel
Deluxe Room, 1 King BedMax Occupancy: 2 adults
Chicago penthouse hotel with indoor driving range
One half-mile from Grant Park, this 21-room hotel on the 40th floor of the Stock Exchange Building has city and lake views and is 2 blocks from the Willis Tower and 1 mile from the Art Institute.
Amenities at this hushed high-rise include an elegant French restaurant, plus access to the fitness center with a pool, eucalyptus steam room, and driving range facility.
All guestrooms offer superb city views with complimentary wireless Internet access, 27-inch TVs with cable, complimentary weekday newspapers, and bathrobes.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Renovations & Closures
- The following facilities are closed on Christmas Day (25 December), Christmas Eve (24 December), New Year's Day (1 January), and New Year's Eve (31 December):
This information supersedes all other information in this property's description that relates to these amenities.
- Fitness facilities
- Swimming pool
The Buckingham Athletic Club & Hotel
- The Overview
The Buckingham Athletic Club & Hotel, a penthouse hotel, is within half a mile of Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain. Also half a mile away, the “L” train offers easy access to ballparks.
Complimentary benefits include wireless Internet access and a daily continental breakfast.
The fitness center offers complimentary access to an indoor lap pool, eucalyptus steam room, sauna, hot tub, and fitness classes (under 18s not permitted). Guests can also indulge in the onsite massage service, which is available upon advance request.
A boardroom, which seats 14, overlooks the Chicago River, and 2 additional meeting/conference rooms are also available. Adjacent to the hotel, Everest Restaurant serves fine French cuisine. Event catering can be arranged. A concierge desk is provided, and a public, self-parking facility (surcharge) is available on Financial Place, located on the west side of the hotel.
The property is smoke-free (fines apply to smoke-free violations).
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 2
- Conference center
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Event catering
- Swimming pool - indoor
- Steam room
- Spa tub
- Health club
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Parking (surcharge)
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 21
- Number of floors - 1
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Free breakfast
- Concierge desk
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Secure parking
- Parking garage
- Smoke-free property
- Smoke-free property (fines apply)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Parking (surcharge), Secure parking, Self parking (surcharge), Parking garage
- The Room
- Complimentary toiletries
- Premium TV channels
- Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Free Wi-Fi
- Climate control
- LED TV
- The Eats
Complimentary Continental breakfast - Served every morning in the restaurant from 6:30 AM until 10 AM.
Everest - French cuisine featuring entrees such as Shirred Farm Egg with Osetra Caviar and Filet of Venison. Extensive wine menu. 1 Michelin star. Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday.
Club Room - Located on the third floor. Serving breakfast, lunch, and a dinnertime cocktail/bar fare menu. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
- Out and About
On the third floor of The Buckingham Athletic Club, a large health club contains a small driving range facility that allows golfers to practice their drives into a net. Also complimentary to guests is an indoor lap pool and an adjacent spa tub. Complimentary fitness classes include spinning, water aerobics, kickboxing, Pilates and yoga. The facility is closed on national holidays and on Sundays during the summer.
Guests should note that children are only allowed in the health club on weekends.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Aerobics on site
- Basketball on site
- Golf - driving range on site
- Pilates classes on site
- Racquetball/squash on site
- Swimming on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Mind and Body
The Fine Print for The Buckingham Athletic Club & Hotel
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Guests are required to contact the hotel to receive check-in instructions, as the location of check-in may differ from the hotel's address. Contact details are provided in the confirmation email received after booking.
Check-out time is noon
Accepted at this hotel: Visa, American Express, Discover, MasterCard
- You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No cribs (infant beds) available
Parking height restrictions apply
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Self parking fee: USD 36 per day
- Late check-out fee: USD 25.00
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
- We Should Mention
Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.