The Drake

140 E. Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Ranking #32/40

  • Rooms From
  • Distance Center
  • Style
  • Neighborhood
  • $156
  • 1.4 mi (2.3 km)
  • Classic
  • Gold Coast
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Why it’s Special

The Drake Hotel Chicago is a beautiful, timeless property that takes visitors on a journey through the proud history of the city.

Hotel Overview

With stunning views across the breathtaking Lake Michigan, Drake Hotel Chicago is located just a three-minute walk from Oak Street Beach. A stay in this timeless property immerses guests in its rich and vibrant history, which dates right back to when it was built in 1920. As a member of the Historic Hotels of America, the authentic architecture and unique ambience of the Drake Hotel Chicago have been well preserved. Guests can also turn moments into memories in the luxurious event spaces that cater for events of all sizes.

Rooms + Bath

The 535 opulent guest rooms and 74 suites at the Drake Chicago have a respected reputation for offering guests the ultimate in comfort and luxury, largely thanks to their spectacular views and enormous beds. The rooms are characterised by their understated elegance and lavish amenities, including an HD TV with premium movie channels, individual climate controlhigh style furnishings and dual-line speakerphone. The bathrooms are embellished with Italian marble fittings, and plush terry cloth robes are available upon request.

Food + Drink

The Drake Hotel offers a range of dining options. The main restaurant is Cape Cod, which serves fresh seafood daily, as well as featuring a popular oyster bar. Dishes are a range of classic and contemporary cuisine, combining flavours from around the world. The hotel also features Coq d’Or, a unique dining experience in which the menu takes guests on a journey through the history of the hotel.

Phone 312.787.2200




  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Accessible Accommodations
  • Bar
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Event Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • Pet Friendly (surcharge)
  • Restaurant

Room & Bath

  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffeemaker
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • iPod Docking Station
  • Minibar
  • Premium Bedding
  • Premium Mattress
  • Premium Toiletries
  • Room Safe
  • Room Service
  • Workstation

The Drake


The Gold Coast neighborhood is one of the most prestigious and affluent in all of Chicago. The area is best known for Michelin-star restaurants like The Lobby and Spiaggia. Gold Coast is also popular for its upscale boutiques and elite stores like Kate Spade, Anthropologie and Barney's New York. The neighborhood has beautiful historic mansions and offers easy access to nightlife venues, upscale restaurants and swanky hotels. Located on the North Side along Lake Michigan, Gold Coast is home to a number of historic landmarks like the Charnley-Persky House and The Archbishop's Residence. The neighborhood is also home to museums and art galleries like the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art.