Homewood Suites By Hilton Chicago Downtown

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

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Welcome drink

Snack bar

Shuttle

City shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

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

Homewood Suites By Hilton Chicago Downtown is an exquisite venue in Chicago close to a cathedral, a tower and a theater. Residing in a 19-story building, the hotel was opened in 1999 and renovated in 2009.

Because of Homewood Suites By Hilton Chicago Downtown location in the heart of a shopping area, it is easy to get to Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, Auditorium Building and Buckingham Fountain. The property is located within a 20-minute walk to the center of Chicago.

The venue is set next to a mall and shops.

The hotel lies close to LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) underground station. Midway airport is 20 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

There are 233 beautiful rooms fitted with free wireless internet, climate control, coffee/tea makers, ironing facilities and a dressing area. Some rooms at Homewood Suites By Hilton Chicago Downtown have a view over the city. Guests can make use of a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A hot buffet breakfast is served in the dining room. The property is located near a trolley bus stop, just about 50 meters from Joe's Seafood and Jimmy John's serving a wide selection of dishes.

Services

Homewood Suites By Hilton Chicago Downtown offers a business centre, a conference room and a copier for business guests.

Relax

Fitness classes and a gym 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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Barbeque grills

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

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

Media

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

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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
  • Millennium Station
    3000 ft
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    1.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Weber Grill Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    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
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It comprises a spacious lounge, a cozy bedroom, a fully fitted kitchen and a contemporary bathroom.

One Bedroom Suite
Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds or Double bed
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 By Hilton 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
    • Millennium Station
      3000 ft
    Underground stations
    • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
      1.2 mi
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (cuisine: American)
      100 ft
    • Weber Grill Restaurant (cuisine: American)
      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 By Hilton Chicago Downtown Location

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    Popular areas

    Places of interest

    Shopping areas

    Amusement

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

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Museums

    Universities, Institutes

    • Real Estate Education CO - 700 ft
    • American College of Surgeons - 1000 ft
    • Marquette University - 1700 ft

    Theaters

    Business areas

    Casinos

    • Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino - 1400 ft

    College Campuses

    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 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
      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
      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 By Hilton Chicago Downtown Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    9.0out of 10
    Superb
    Based on 89 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    9.0
    Value
    9.6
    Location
    9.7
    Service
    8.7

    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 By Hilton 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
    • Millennium Station
      3000 ft
    Underground stations
    • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
      1.2 mi
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (cuisine: American)
      100 ft
    • Weber Grill Restaurant (cuisine: American)
      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