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3.5-star Chicago hotel in River North

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in River North, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chinese Consulate, Holy Name Cathedral, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Museum of Contemporary Art and Water Tower Place are also within 15 minutes. Grand Station (Red Line) is only a 2-minute walk and Chicago Station (Red Line) is 6 minutes.

Hotel Features

A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and self parking.

Room Amenities

All 215 rooms feature modern comforts like LCD TVs with digital channels, along with free WiFi. Guests will also find room service, premium bedding, and rainfall showerheads.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 39.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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

Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer

Contactless check-out is available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Guests are limited to booking a maximum of 14 days in a 12 month period in our shared accommodation room types.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

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Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Debit cards

Number of children who can stay free - 3

No gap period between guest stays

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Hotel Names

  • Freehand Chicago Hotel
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Hotel Amenities

Property Features

The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Art Deco hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2015.

Freehand Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built - 1927
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 215
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 17
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Room Amenities

Freehand Chicago offers 215 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Towels provided
  • Desk
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Heating
  • Shower only
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Television
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Digital TV service

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Broken Shaker - This cocktail bar specializes in local cuisine. Happy hour is offered.

Cafe Integral - This café serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

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