Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown

40 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60611  show map
 3 stars
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Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Staff was friendly - Shuttle for navy pier is on the corner - We waited 10 minutes for an elevator
  • Kids loved the pool - Beds and pillows are the most comfortable - Kitchens are stocked with all of the utensils
  • Free breakfast is ok - Within one block is a grocery store - I would highly recommend this hotel
  • Breakfast was excellent - Staff was extremely friendly - Location can't be beat - Rooms are clean
  • Complimentary breakfasts were very welcome - Manager was very nice - Rooftop pool was a huge hit

Overview

The exquisite Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown is a 3-star hotel in Chicago offering an indoor swimming pool, barbeque grills and a cocktail lounge. The hotel opened its doors in 1999 and was remodeled in 2009.

Located in Near North Side district, close to LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) subway station and The Loop, Adler Planetarium and The Field Museum. Just 2 km from the center of Chicago known for Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park and The Magnificent Mile.

The hotel is situated near the opera house, the tower and museums.

20 minutes' drive from Midway airport and 10 minutes' walk to Millennium train station.

Rooms

Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown is a property in Chicago that comes with 233 rooms and provides free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, a living area, an iron with ironing board and a DVD player. The contemporary rooms feature the city view. In-room self-catering facilities include a microwave, a dishwasher and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

A hot buffet breakfast is served every morning.

Services

A business center, a copy machine and a meeting room along with allergy-free rooms, a baggage storage and an elevator are available for guests.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature cribs and video games. Fitness classes, a gym and fitness center are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   19.  Number of rooms:   233.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Barbeque grills

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls

Policies

Check-In

  • from  4 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • 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 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

40 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60611

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City Center
  • Chicago
    1.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Millenium Station
    3000 ft
  • Ogilvie Transportation Center
    1.0 mi
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    1.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood)
    100 ft
  • Weber Grill Restaurant (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue)
    500 ft
Beaches
  • Ohio Street Beach
    3800 ft
  • Oak Street Beach
    4200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    19
  • Number of rooms:
    233

Rooms and availability

Studio Suite
Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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It comprises a spacious lounge, a cozy bedroom, a fully fitted kitchen and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
    One Bedroom Suite
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds or 2 Queen Size beds
    Size: 305 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    It comprises a spacious lounge, a cozy bedroom, a fully fitted kitchen and a contemporary bathroom.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown Chicago location
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      Hotel Address:

      40 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60611

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Chicago
        1.0 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Millenium Station
        3000 ft
      • Ogilvie Transportation Center
        1.0 mi
      Underground stations
      • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
        1.2 mi
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood)
        100 ft
      • Weber Grill Restaurant (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue)
        500 ft
      Beaches
      • Ohio Street Beach
        3800 ft
      • Oak Street Beach
        4200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of floors:
        19
      • Number of rooms:
        233

      Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Old Water Tower Chicago - 1700 ft

      Places of interest

      • Wrigley Building - 700 ft
      • Chicago Tribune Tower - 700 ft
      • Marina City - 1400 ft
      • Time Life Building - 1700 ft
      • Chicago Vietnam Veterans Memorial - 1700 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Shops at Northbridge - 400 ft
      • Magnificent Mile - 1000 ft
      • Neiman Marcus - 1700 ft

      Amusement

      • Screenz - 1000 ft
      • Amf Bowl Marina City Lanes - 1400 ft

      Museums

      • Chicago Artist's Coalition - 700 ft
      • Arts Club of Chicago - 1000 ft
      • Terra Museum of American Art - 1000 ft
      • Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum - 1400 ft
      • City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower - 1700 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Real Estate Education CO - 700 ft
      • American College of Surgeons - 1000 ft
      • Insti-Clinical Social Work - 1700 ft
      • Marquette University - 1700 ft
      • Institute of Design - 2000 ft
      • Printing Industry of Illinois - 2000 ft

      Business areas

      • American Medical Association Headquarters - 400 ft

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 1700 ft
      • Va Chicago Health Care System - 2000 ft

      Casinos

      • Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino - 1400 ft

      Food and meals

      • House of Blues Chicago - 1400 ft

      College Campuses

      • Erikson Institute - 1700 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Willis Tower - 1.0 mi
        233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago
      • Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank - 5100 ft
        230 South LaSalle St, Chicago
      • Navy Pier - 1.1 mi
        600 E Grand Ave, Chicago
      • Monadnock Building - 5100 ft
        53 West Jackson Blvd, Chicago
      • Chicago Board of Trade Building - 5300 ft
        141 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago

      Near the hotelNear the hotel

      • The Magnificent Mile - 700 ft
        N Michigan Ave, Chicago
      • Tribune Tower - 900 ft
        435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
      • Wrigley Building - 1000 ft
        410 North Michigan Ave, Chicago
      • Michigan Avenue Bridge - 1300 ft
        Michigan Ave., Chicago
      • Richard H. Driehaus Museum - 900 ft
        40 E. Erie St., Chicago
      • McCormick Freedom Project - 900 ft
        435 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
      • St. James Cathedral - 1200 ft
        65 East Huron Street, Chicago

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - 100 ft

        Address: 60 E Grand Ave
        Phone: 312-379-5637

        70% likes this, based on 1131 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
        Price Range: USD 43 - USD 82

      • Cafe Nordstrom - 100 ft

        Address: 55 E Grand Ave # 1
        Phone: (312) 464-1515

        82% likes this, based on 34 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      • Oysy - 100 ft

        Address: 50 E Grand Ave
        Phone: 312-670-6750

        85% likes this, based on 13 reviews

      • Weber Grill Restaurant - 500 ft

        Address: 539 N State St
        Phone: 312-467-9696

        69% likes this, based on 1042 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
        Price Range: USD 22 - USD 31

      • Marketplace Cafe - 100 ft

        Address: 55 East Grand Avenue
        Phone: 312.464.1515

        70% likes this, based on 38 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of floors:
        19
      • Number of rooms:
        233
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      Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown

      Average guest rating

      9.0out of 10
      Exceptional
      Based on 89 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      9.0
      Value
      9.6
      Location
      9.7
      Service
      8.7

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Breakfast and evening snacks ans drinks. The room with cooking facilities and two TVs

        The Hotel did not have our booking when we arrived. I dont know what would have happened if the hotel was fully booked.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        The reception was very friendly and efficient.This is important after a long tiring flight.Genuine effort to make one's stay comfortable. Extra blankets given quickly for an extra guest. Generous breakfast that could be brought up to the apartment if one wished.Light evening meal and free coffee all day in lobby. Room quiet, lovely view and well lighted. Just what a hotel should be. Others please copy!

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        i was really impressed with all staff - especially as we had to be moved on first night as hotel was full - we arrived at 9pm. check in staff - i do not know her name - was very professional and calm - i could not complain about any aspect of way she did her difficult job - unlike others who checked in at same time

        it was a great location for a tourist - i am from UK it was also very friendly

      • Family with children
        7.8

        The free meals were a wonderful surprise. Saved us a bunch of money. The beds were also very comfortable.

        Picture quality of the TVs were awful.....alot of static.....hard to see picture. No oven in the suites.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        The customer service provided by the staff. They could train people on this; they were welcoming from the beginning of our stay until the end. No one ever acted impatient; our questions were their top priority at that time. It was like being at DisneyWorld. Thank you so much; we had a terrific experience. And the food was great! Ann Straley, Dubuque, ia

        Get bigger bath mats; pool area could be spruced up.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        We liked the location best. This hotel is close to everything and very suitable for families. This hotel has an amazing buffet breakfast which is included in the cost of the room. The porters were also very helpful giving directions to everything Chicago has to offer.

        Maid service did not make up beds on 2nd day, however they did empty the trash and change the towels.

      • Single
        9.6

        Staff is really trying to make guests feel good. There is a complimentary banquet every day, late check-out is free and so on.

      • Group of friends
        9.2

        Comfort of having breakfast daily and dinner a well, the friendliness of the staff and the hotel's location.

        Only king sized beds were available, there were no 2-bed suites in the hotel.

      • Single
        8.8

        Nice big suite, very clean, very friendly staff.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        Food at Homewood Suites Washington DC is better.

      • Single
        8.2

        Breakfast (each day)/Dinners (weeknights) included - full meals in a real dining room. Not cramped for space! Decent if not deluxe food. Free wifi. Central location. Opening windows, and central control for a/c - not a silly 'box' tacked onto an exterior wall. Quiet interior. Kitchen with dishes, etc. Full fridge. Housekeeping runs the dishwasher! Comfy bed. 2 TVs. Think of it as a small apartment. Good value.

        Odd note: kitchen has two burners, no pans (?) What would you use the burners for? Fair amount of street noise, especially Saturday night. Could not get higher floor - when the next day a walk-in got the 19th while I stood at the desk with the very same person manning the counter. You give up the 'grand lobby' of competitors / but gain the ability to shut the door to your bedroom; a proper trade off.

      • Single
        10.0

        I consider hs my "Home Away from Home" when I am in Chicago. There is an overall friendly and laid back atmosphere that I love.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        the location was outstanding, and the bellmen/doormen were terrific

        breakfast food items were mediocre at best,and there were so many children it was challenging to get an elevator at times. also the facility is rather worn down.

      • Family with children
        6.6

        As a matter of fact this is a review concerning both hilton Garden Inn and front desk at Homewood: when we arrived, around 9,00 pm at Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago-Downtown, we were told the rooms were not available due to overbooking. As a consequence we have been proposed by the front desk assistant to go to hilton Garden Inn. As I complained about this this very annoying mismatch with Homewood Suites front desk, we have been given the rooms for free. We appreciated this. In the end we walked our way down two blocks and arrrived to Hilton Garden Inn.

        Hilton Garden Inn rooms were comfortable and we have been given rooms that should have been quiet at the 20th floor. Unfortunately enough, some university party was going on somewhere in the building and there have been a lot of jolly good fellows running back and forth in the corridors, shouting pretty wildly until 4 am..

      • Family with children
        7.8

        The daily buffet breakfast was good, and the dinner that comes with the room from Mon-Thur was a pleasant surprise. I would like to commend Connie (restaurant/kitchen) for her excellent people's skill. She was simply the nicest person I have had the privilege to meet and speak to in my entire stay in your hotel. Every morning when I went for breakfast, she is always there to greet me with a beautiful smile. She made me feel welcome and is always ready to serve. The concierge staff were not too bad. Everyone was generally pleasant and helpful. There were a few that looked fierce and they would have done better had they put on a smile. There was a concierge staff that I would like to appreciate but I overlooked getting his name (I hope you can trace him). The second evening in the city and my daughter and I wanted to go out to meet some friends for dinner and we asked him for direction and estimated distance. He not only guided us on how to get there, he also gave us the heads up on the area and reminded us (repeatedly) to not walk the streets after dinner because he was concerned for our safety. We have never had that kind of concern shown on my safety by hotel staff all my years of travelling, and I thought to myself, "how sweet of him to watch out for our safety". Overall, the concierge staff were very helpful. They seem to know everything! :)

        It would have been better if dinner was extended to 8 or 9pm as I had difficulty getting back to the hotel in time on a couple of evenings. The front desk staff whom I checked with in the morning agreed to arrange for my dinner to be packed and held for me forgot. When I called to ask for my dinner to be delivered at 9pm on the first night, the reception staff informed me that she would arrange with the kitchen 'now" and she apparently did not realize that the kitchen was closed by then. Unknown to me then that your kitchen closes at 7pm (I learned about it the next morning), my daughter and I waited until 10pm and decided to not bother and went straight to bed. I did receive an apology message from the staff on my phone the next evening when I got back. The guest laundry room is too small - could hardly move with 2 persons and our laundry.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown Chicago location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      40 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60611

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Chicago
        1.0 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Millenium Station
        3000 ft
      • Ogilvie Transportation Center
        1.0 mi
      Underground stations
      • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
        1.2 mi
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood)
        100 ft
      • Weber Grill Restaurant (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue)
        500 ft
      Beaches
      • Ohio Street Beach
        3800 ft
      • Oak Street Beach
        4200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of floors:
        19
      • Number of rooms:
        233