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Traditional, elegant Chicago on the Magnificent Mile
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.
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.
Classic in design, guestrooms at The Drake Hotel feature high-speed Internet access, pay movies, and laptop-compatible safes.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Drake Hotel Amenities
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).
- Concierge desk
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Fitness facilities
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Banquet facilities
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Event catering
- Audiovisual equipment
- Business services
- Computer rental
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 535
- Currency exchange
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 10
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Parking (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Concierge services
- Luggage storage
- Parking limited (surcharge)
- Room service
Available in all rooms: Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Parking limited (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Video-game console
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Designer toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Climate control
- Complimentary newspaper
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.
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.
- Swimming nearby
- Aerobics nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Racquetball/squash nearby
- Pilates classes/instruction nearby
- Yoga classes/instruction nearby
- Ice skating nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Volleyball nearby
The Drake Hotel Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
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.
- 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.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 (rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 12.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Valet parking fee: USD 56 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 75 (varies based on length of stay)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night