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Palmer House A Hilton Hotel

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“executive level”(396 reviews)
“empire room”(149 reviews)
AMENITIES
Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

This hotel is amazing. I felt so at home. It's very clean and fresh. The decor is nice. The hotel has so many amenities. It sits in the middle of downtown and it has a lot of history. Never a dull moment here. The staff...More

Thank Dr T
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for business and the hotel is full service. But it is lacking in public space that you see in newer hotels. The location is on South Michigan Avenue across from the park. There is an indoor pool and a small gym, with...More

Thank Matt_from_Chicago
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We were there for 4 days and lovely hotel. Bathrooms are really small. Our first room proved to be too small and the next morning we were moved into a slightly larger room. The staff are always friendly but sometimes they make bad decisions. On...More

Thank Drr55
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is the second time I have stayed at this Hilton and it was great. The people are always nice and accommodating. The rooms are a little dated but it was once the largest hotel in the world. It has an old-world charm mixed with...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Stayed a number of times here. Great location, slightly more convenient than the Hilton for the usual downtown activities. Every room seems unique and slightly quirky. Not overly impressed with the Executive Lounge, it turns into a bit of a mad scramble and can be...More

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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
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$143 - US$571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#27 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#32 Green Hotel in Chicago
#48 Family Hotel in Chicago
#66 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$143 - US$571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#27 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#32 Green Hotel in Chicago
#48 Family Hotel in Chicago
#66 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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cjoneshazledine
22 May 2018|
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Response from Tabitha S | Reviewed this property |
Corner rooms are generally larger than the corridor rooms. Also on the web check-in for the hotel, Hilton provides floor plans for rooms for each floor. It was fairly easy to see which of the rooms were larger looking at the... More
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Vicki H
12 May 2018|
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Response from travelpr0123 | Reviewed this property |
You can stop shorttime in front of the entrance in case it is not too busy.
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396george1967
26 April 2018|
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Response from Teri F | Reviewed this property |
Only for the Executive Floors
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Room Tips
"If you have HHonors, you may be able to get an upgrade or two room suite."
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"As far from elevators as possible."
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"never noticed that any room or floor was better than another.."
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"Best view of Lake Michigan are on the upper floors in the northeast corner."
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