Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

 4 stars
163 East Walton Place, Chicago, United States, 60611  show mapSave
From  US$ 197
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Verified Reviews:

  • Staff was great - Showers were fairly spacious - Location can't be beat - Plenty of hot water
  • In-room coffee service was appreciated - Bell staff was extremely helpful - $39/night to valet park
  • Room was clean - I would definitely recommend - Bathroom very tiny but clean
  • Bathroom was very clean - Breakfast in the little lobby restaurant was ok - Hair dryer in the bathroom
  • The smallest bathroom i have ever seen - Bed and pillows were extremely comfy - Towels were a good size

Overview

Located in the historic area of Chicago, Illinois, United States, within a short walk to the city’s sights and close to the business area this four-star hotel is a nice place both for travelers and businessmen.

The hotel offers elegant rooms, a modern business center with audiovisual equipment and a spa and wellness salon.

There are different types of rooms, every of which has a chic Lucite bedside lamp and linen-like wall coverings.

To guests can eat at the hotel restaurant that also features a charming décor.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of floors   14.  Number of rooms   307.

hotel Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago Chicago location

Located in the historic area of Chicago, IL, United States, the hotel is 100m from John Hancock Observatory, Bethel Cultural Arts Center and

Museum Shop of the Art Inst., and within 300m from the Old Water Tower Chicago.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 2.4km
  • Airport: Merrill C Meigs (closed) - 4.7km, Midway - 16.5km
  • Train Station: Millenium Station - 1.7km, Ogilvie Transportation Center - 2.4km
  • Underground station: LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line) - 2.8km, - 100 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Rooms

The rooms are cozy and beautifully decorated with soothing neutral colors with a small accent of a punch of cranberry. Each room is equipped with a spa-like bathroom that has luxurious finishes, such as the Grohe rainshower system, or the granite countertops, and an environmentally-friendly water management system, masking the hotel an eco-friendly one.

There are the following types of rooms: standard rooms (king size bed, double beds), superior rooms (king size bed, double beds), junior suites (king size bed) and suites (king size bed).

The hotel is very convenient for disabled people because it has rooms and facilities for disabled, including a wheel chair access, a ramp access, special elevators and grab bars in the bathroom.

Dining options

Breakfast is included in the room rate and guests can choose between a continental breakfast and a breakfast buffet. It may be served in a nice breakfast room or you may ask to deliver it to your room. The hotel also includes a restaurant, a bar, a lounge bar and a picnic area. The lobby Martini Bar offers about 50 varieties of drinks and features a live jazz piano.

See and do

Visit the following attractions: the John Hancock Observatory, Old Water Tower Chicago and the city gallery, the Bethel Cultural Arts Center, the Museum Shop of the Art Inst., the Mimi International and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Palette and Chisel Acad-Fine Art, the American Bar Association Museum of Law, the Terra Museum of American Art, the Arts Club of Chicago, the Charnley-Persky House Museum and the Three Arts Club are also within 1km.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

The business center is well equipped and includes everything that a businessman may only need: meeting rooms with Fax/photocopying and Wi-Fi.

Audiovisual equipment, public address system, computer rental and secretarial service are also at guests’ disposal.

Leisure

To relax attend a fitness center or spa or enjoy a Jogging track. Those who don’t want any sport may just enjoy their time at the restaurant, bar, lounge bar and a picnic area.

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers/magazines
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is USD 10.95 per day

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 65 per day.

Services
  • Laundry
  • Ticket service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business library
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20.00 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

The rooms are cozy and beautifully decorated with soothing neutral colors with a small accent of a punch of cranberry. Each room is equipped with a spa-like bathroom that has luxurious finishes, such as the Grohe rainshower system, or the granite countertops, and an environmentally-friendly water management system, masking the hotel an eco-friendly one.

There are the following types of rooms: standard rooms (king size bed, double beds), superior rooms (king size bed, double beds), junior suites (king size bed) and suites (king size bed).

The hotel is very convenient for disabled people because it has rooms and facilities for disabled, including a wheel chair access, a ramp access, special elevators and grab bars in the bathroom.

Standard Room

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Standard Room
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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Standard Room

Spacious and light room has luxurious furnishings. It offers a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Superior Room

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Superior Room
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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Superior Room

The room offers more space and includes a work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

Superior Plus Corner Room

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Superior Plus Corner Room
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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Superior Plus Corner Room
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Superior Plus Corner Room
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Superior Plus Corner Room

The room is thoughtfully designed to appeal to every taste. With its private bathroom, bedroom furnishing and work desk. The room creates special relaxing atmosphere.

Junior Suite

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Junior Suite
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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Junior Suite

The room is thoughtfully designed to appeal to every taste. With its private bathroom, bedroom furnishing, work desk and comfortable seating area. The room creates special relaxing atmosphere.

One Bedroom Suite

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel One Bedroom Suite
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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel One Bedroom Suite
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel One Bedroom Suite
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel One Bedroom Suite

Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago LocationWhat's nearby

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What's nearby

Attractions for Tourists
  • John Hancock Observatory
    100 m
  • Old Water Tower Chicago
    300 m
General
  • Time Life Building
    800 m
Shopping Areas
Museums
  • Museum Shop of the Art Inst
    100 m
  • Bethel Cultural Arts Center
    100 m
  • Mimi International
    200 m
  • 300 m
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
    300 m
  • Palette and Chisel Acad-Fine Art
    500 m
  • American Bar Association Museum of Law
    600 m
  • Terra Museum of American Art
    600 m
  • Arts Club of Chicago
    700 m
  • Three Arts Club
    800 m
Universities, Institutes
  • Loyola University of Chicago
    200 m
  • Quigley Preparatory Seminary
    200 m
  • N'western Univ Medical School
    400 m
  • Northwestern Medical Faculty
    500 m
  • Northwestern University
    500 m
  • Ruth Page Foundation School
    500 m
  • Northwestern University School of Law
    600 m
  • American College of Surgeons
    600 m
  • Vip Schools Inc
    800 m
  • Moody Bible Institute
    800 m
Medical care and Hospitals
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    500 m
  • Rehab Institute Of Chicago
    500 m
  • Va Chicago Health Care System
    600 m
Casinos
  • Venetian Casino Resort
    100 m
  • Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino
    500 m

Local Attractions

  • Red Orchid Theater
    1.5km
    1531 N. Wells Street, Chicago
  • Carbide and Carbon Building
    1.5km
    230 North Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • Millennium Park
    2.0km
    201 E Randolph St, Chicago
  • Navy Pier
    1.7km
    600 E Grand Ave, Chicago
  • The Moody Church
    1.6km
    1635 North LaSalle, Chicago

Near the hotel

  • John Hancock Center / Observatory
    160 m
    875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show
    50 m
    163 east Walton Place, Chicago
  • Broadway Playhouse
    140 m
    175 E. Chestnut Avenue, Chicago
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church
    160 m
    126 East Chestnut St, Chicago
  • Water Tower Place
    210 m
    835 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago
  • Lookingglass Theatre Company
    260 m
    821 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
    290 m
    820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago

Restaurants Nearby

  • The Signature Room at the 95th

    70% likes this, based on 896 reviews
    Food: American, Dessert, Bar
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 151

    120 m
    875 N Michigan Avenue

    Phone: 312-787-9596

  • The Cheesecake Factory

    68% likes this, based on 760 reviews
    Food: American, Dessert, International, Eclectic
    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 30

    140 m
    875 N Michigan Ave

    Phone: (312) 337-1101

  • Rosebud Steakhouse

    70% likes this, based on 173 reviews
    Food: Steakhouse
    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 40

    90 m
    192 E Walton Pl

    Phone: 312-397-1000

  • Palm Court, the Drake Hotel

    84% likes this, based on 103 reviews
    Food: American
    Price Range: USD 42 - USD 102

    80 m
    140 E. Walton Pl.

    Phone: 3127872200

  • The Cape Cod Room

    73% likes this, based on 101 reviews
    Food: American, Seafood
    Price Range: USD 27 - USD 77

    80 m
    140 East Walton

    Phone: (312) 787-2200

Getting there.

To get to the hotel you can stop at the bus station that is practically near the hotel. The metro station is also within a short walk.

Getting around.

The hotel is close to the bus station and not far from the metro station.

The hotel has a car rental and a parking that costs USD 50.00 per day.

Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

Average guest rating

3.7
out of 5
Very good
Based on 110 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
3.2
Value
3.6
Dining
3.1
Location
4.7
Rooms
3.2

Individual guest reviews

  • The location is great, the hotel is well located to shopping and staff is very friendly and helpful. The beds here are wonderful and martini bar is awesome.

    This place is not worth the money and the rooms are extremely small.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      3
  • The location was excellent, the staff were the best part of my stay at Knickerbocker Millennium in Chicago and helen the lady at reception was extremely polite and was service orientaited. The bathrooms were very nice, burger at bar downstairs was very good and food was HOT arrived. The concierges that we met were knowledgeable and very helpful.

    The hotel is dated, the room air conditioner is really loud.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.0
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      3
  • Location was very good, all hotel staff were helpful, polite and the concierge was extremely helpful – great service. The bed was amazing and the food was delicious.

    A small shop can be set up in the same area selling small items not found in the room, the mini bar had some expired items in.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.9
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
    • Dining
      5
  • The location was awesome and hotel was beautiful. Door staff were good and the concierge was extremely helpful. The room was clean and the downstairs bar/lounge was comfortable. Pillows were heavenly, breakfast was excellent.

    The design of the shower was different and bathroom was also very small.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      5
  • The location was great and valley parking was available for over $40 a day. The place was clean and price was also good. Staff were wonderfully helpful, room was excellent and piano player were entertaining.

    Luxury hotels should do better, the choices for breakfast are very limited and on a hot day a pool would have been nice.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.2
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      4
  • Excellent location for sight seeing, at such a luxury hotel, the internet should be complimentary in the rooms and lobby pianist is wonderful. The personnel are really nice, air conditioning not obtrusive and the staff are great and the bar downstairs is awesome.

    The price was not compArable to the quality and the junior suite was rather small. Also the refrigerator was loud and the gym was not available.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.1
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Great location and nice atmosphere. Staff were friendly and helpful, bathrooms were clean.

    My air conditioning was stuck in the low 60's for 2 of the 5 nights i was in the hotel.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • The location was great, the hotel called my cell around 1 PM to let us know our room was available and staff were very helpful and friendly. The bed was very comfortable.

    Very slow for a snack at the bar and limited dining facilities.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      5
  • The location is great and the hotel is very nice and clean.

    The staff were friendly and helpful, room service did not get order correct.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.1
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • The location is incredible, great hotel in the middle of all of the action and the staff is amazing and very attentive at the bar.

    Room was a little warm.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Value
      3
  • Excellent location and value, very nice place. Great for the rate and staff polite, efficient. The king bed very comfortable, loved the piano bar player and good food.

    Unfortunately the hotels internet, small room and limited menu. Poor facilities.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      4
  • The location is fantastic and this hotel sits conveniently close to the Magnificent Mile. First, the staff is excellent, the rooms are very nice and modern, not for the better , food great and tasty.

    One of the beds was right up against the window.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      3
  • In a great location and good for the lake. We liked the hotel', i loved the bar in the lobby and the live music in the evening, justin at the front desk couldn'. Room was very nice.

    The staff wasn´t 100% kind and available to help tourists.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.1
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Good price for the location, half a block away from the Magnificent Mile and loved our stay at the hotel. Historical building, great rate on Hotwire and nice lobby bar. Friendly and courteous staff, rooms very comfortable.

    Confused front desk and not just shower. The 3 elevators were small and slow.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • The location was fantastic and the hotel was well placed. Your reception was also good, beds were very comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious.

    Construction framework in front of the building and high price. Lobby elevator etc poor, arrogant staff and the room was smaller then expected.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.1
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      4
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