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Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop
4 out of 5
1 W Washington St, Chicago, IL, 60602
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The price is $118 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
$118
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,024 reviews)
"Lovely historical building!!"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop
Chicago Athletic Association, a Hyatt Hotel
4.5 out of 5
12 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60603
Fully refundable
The price is $144 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
$144
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,019 reviews)
"Very friendly staff and easy access to everything in hotel. Loved the rooftop view at night. Probably not a family ambiance kind hotel. I feel it caters more to the young college town but over all great experience."

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2023

Chicago Athletic Association, a Hyatt Hotel
Central Loop Hotel
4 out of 5
111 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL, 60603
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The price is $103 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
$103
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,099 reviews)
"Very clean. Hotel staff where kind and respectful"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Central Loop Hotel

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Hilton Chicago
4 out of 5
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60605
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The price is $149 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$149
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,026 reviews)
"Spectacular! Gorgeous hotel beautiful views from room and excellent service!"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2023

Hilton Chicago
The Drake
4 out of 5
140 E Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
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The price is $128 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$128
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4/5 Very Good! (1,027 reviews)
"Absolutely stunning hotel."

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

The Drake
Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
4 out of 5
17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL, 60603
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The price is $159 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
$159
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
4/5 Very Good! (1,029 reviews)
"Had a bad experience at Potters but the manager made up for it. Jay was amazing!!!!"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
The Whitehall Hotel
4 out of 5
105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
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The price is $76 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$76
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
3.9/5 Good! (3,263 reviews)
Love the Location
"Wonderful and quick service response to questions and concerns."

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2023

The Whitehall Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60605
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The price is $107 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
$107
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
3.7/5 Good! (3,911 reviews)
"Congress Plaza has a lot of historical charm, is centrally located with easy access to sights and transportation. The lobby is gorgeous and the staff especially the hotel manager and very friendly and courteous. The rooms are simple and clean."

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Congress Plaza Hotel
Warwick Allerton - Chicago
4 out of 5
701 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60611
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The price is $77 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
$77
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
3.6/5 Good! (1,401 reviews)
"It was convenient to everything we needed."

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Warwick Allerton - Chicago
Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
4 out of 5
163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
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The price is $65 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$65
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
3.6/5 Good! (1,518 reviews)
"Beautiful property"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
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Chicago Historic Hotels information

 

Historic Hotels in Chicago

333

Highest price $159
Cheapest price $65
Number of guest reviews 16317
Total number of hotels in Chicago 3635

 

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Chicago?

A trip to the notable monuments in Chicago will be a draw for the historian and history buff. And while you're here, you can check out the entertainment choices and fascinating museums. You can also take time at the popular shops in this vibrant area.

What's the best place to stay in Chicago that's close to historical sites?

Based on our travel expertise, Central Loop Hotel is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness center. Merchandise Mart is a short 16-minute walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Oakwood at 73 E. LAKE and Oakwood at AMLI RIVER NORTH.

How many historically relevant hotels are there in Chicago?

In Chicago, there are 3574 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 44 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.

What are the most important historical places and other sights in Chicago?

Chicago is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Chicago Cultural Center, Civic Opera House, and Buckingham Fountain. Known for its theaters and museums, cultural venues include Art Institute of Chicago, The PrivateBank Theatre, and Symphony Center. Other popular sights include Navy Pier and Millennium Park.

What is a historic hotel like in Chicago?

Guests who choose historic hotels have the opportunity to stay in a place recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of stately homes, palaces or even lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — as long as it's of special interest. These types of hotels in Chicago often retain authentic characteristics like traditional architecture and period features in guestrooms or communal spaces.

What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?

They are quite similar. "Historic hotel" is a term often used in the U.S., while you'll often hear "heritage hotel" in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the architecture and building. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it influenced the community.

Do historic hotels in Chicago have modern facilities?

Yes, efforts are made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Tourists who book a stay can expect the usual amenities from a contemporary hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi, and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Chicago doesn't mean you're picking a place that's uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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