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Palmer House A Hilton Hotel

9,360 reviews
#103 of 192 Hotels in Chicago
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“executive level”(395 reviews)
“empire room”(139 reviews)
Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

It is The Palmer House, one of Chicago's oldest and most historic. Part of that is the problem, though there are others -service and staff-related that have nothing to do with the age of the property- that contribute to a less than satisfied review. Because...More

2  Thank JohnMackGreen
Reviewed 8 October 2015

My husband, two adult children, and I celebrated by 60th in Chicago, and returned to the Palmer House. Beautiful fresco ceiling, old style but updated hotel. The rooms here are large, but attention to the details is lacking (e.g., peeling wallpaper in our room). It...More

Thank Crazzzzs
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We enjoyed our stay -- booked a room on the Executive floor and enjoyed a spacious room with two bathrooms, very comfy beds and the room was very quiet. We couldn't even hear any street noise. Staff in the executive lounge were very pleasant and...More

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Thank Diane K
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This 1,000+ room and hotel has done a magnificent job of keeping the historic charm and upgrading the hotel to modern demands. This hotel has magnificent common areas, bar and restaurant space. This hotel has great architecture and I had first heard about it when...More

Thank mike1sab
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This was my second time at the Palmer House and while the location is excellent, within a few blocks of the Art Institute and a short walk to the Golden Mile shopping mecca, and the lobby is quite impressive, I will choose another hotel for...More

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Hotel & Grounds (1763)
Bathroom (157)
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Family and Play Areas (2)
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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$101 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#26 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#32 Green Hotel in Chicago
#48 Family Hotel in Chicago
#62 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#71 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#75 Business Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$101 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#26 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#32 Green Hotel in Chicago
#48 Family Hotel in Chicago
#62 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#71 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#75 Business Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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