Freehand Chicago

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi
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Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi

Overview of Freehand Chicago

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Freehand Chicago

3.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
19 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, 60611

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGrant Park15 min walk
  • Popular LocationMillennium Park18 min walk
  • Popular LocationNavy Pier7 min drive
  • AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)40 min drive

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About this area

Chicago

Freehand Chicago is located in River North, a neighborhood in Chicago, and is in the city center and near the beach. Broadway Playhouse and Museum of Contemporary Art are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Holy Name Cathedral and Merchandise Mart. Navy Pier and Field Museum of Natural History are not to be missed. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient to public transportation: Grand Station (Red Line) is just steps away and Chicago Station (Red Line) is 6 minutes by foot.

What's nearby

  • Chinese Consulate - 3 min walk
  • Holy Name Cathedral - 5 min walk
  • Grant Park - 15 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 18 min walk
  • Navy Pier - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Grand Station (Red Line) - 2 min walk
  • Millennium Station - 14 min walk
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Broken Shaker — 1 min walk
  • Cafe Integral — 1 min walk
  • Osteria Via Stato — 2 min walk
  • Weber Grill — 2 min walk
  • Joe's Seafood — 3 min walk

About this property

Freehand Chicago

Art Deco Chicago hotel in River North, walk to Northwestern Memorial Hospital
A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and self parking. All 215 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and premium bedding. Other amenities available to guests include rainfall showerheads, hair dryers, and safes.
Freehand Chicago offers 215 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 49 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated entire property - May 2015
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

More

  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests booking the Standard Shared Dormitory rooms are only booking 1 bed per person, per night.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 11.74 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 49 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB International, Union Pay, and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within 50 mi (80 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Property Registration Number Hotel License

We should mention

Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 634 out of 1281 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 371 out of 1281 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 125 out of 1281 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 68 out of 1281 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 83 out of 1281 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The room itself is a bit small but perfect for a weekend away
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with group
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Didn't like this place at all... It's very basic for a high price... No complementary coffee for a 245 $ a night is very horrible...
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location is convenient relative to many other items around the neighborhood.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was filthy. They also charge a "resort fee" for a basic hostel. There is nothing resort about this place. The only plus is that the location is convenient, otherwise it's a dump.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was comfortable and clean, and he location of the property couldn't be better!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021