Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Chicago hotel near Magnificent Mile

In Historic River North district

Located in the Historic River North Gallery District, 2 minutes on foot from Red and Brown line metro stations, this hotel is a few blocks away from the Magnificent Mile Shopping area, Water Tower Mall, John Hancock Observatory and Navy Pier.

Restaurant on site

The hotel offers free parking, dining at Cafe Luna, and complimentary WiFi in the lobby.

Free WiFi

All guestrooms at the Howard Johnson Inn Chicago Downtown include satellite TV service with complimentary HBO, coffee makers, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Howard Johnson Inn Chicago Downtown, a Quality Excellence President Award winner and a Gold Medal Award Property, is an ideal destination for both leisure and business travelers. The only downtown hotel offering complimentary parking (with limited availability) to guests, this hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and a popular restaurant, Café Luna, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week. All public areas are air-conditioned. The staff at Howard Johnson Inn Chicago Downtown welcomes guests with the highest level of service.

  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 71 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Restaurant 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Phone 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Limited housekeeping 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room safe 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 

Where to Eat

Café Luna - Open every day from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM for American cuisine breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed

You need to know

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.

Hotel Name

  • Howard Johnson Chicago Downtown
  • Howard Johnson Inn Chicago Downtown
  • Chicago Howard Johnson
  • Howard Johnson Chicago
  • Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Chicago Hotel Chicago

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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