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4.5 out of 5

"It was great. Easy to get to everything. Rooms small but nice and water hot. " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 20 Apr 2018

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Hotel Description

Freehand Chicago puts you in the heart of Chicago, steps from Chinese Consulate and within a 10-minute stroll of Holy Name Cathedral. Highlights at this Art Deco hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 215 rooms feature hairdryers and desks. You'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and premium bedding to enhance your stay.

Broken Shaker serves local cuisine. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour fitness centre and a coffee shop/café. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 3.5-star River North hotel include Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Museum of Contemporary Art.

Classic Queen Room (Private)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$76* Per night/room 12 Jan. - 13 Jan.

Private Quadruple Room, 4 Twin Beds

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Private Quadruple Room, 4 Twin Beds

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Shared Dormitory, 1 Single Bed (Co-Ed Dorm with 4 Beds)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Signature Penthouse, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, City View

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Shared Dormitory, 1 Single Bed (Female Dorm with 4 Beds)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Freehand Chicago ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Freehand Chicago

Everyone (4)
4 out of 5
Clean, good bar, ensuites in rooms. Good location.

Posted by on 28 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Oct. 2019 by JD

Amazing!Thank you for staying with us at The Freehand Chicago! We're happy you enjoying yourself.

4 out of 5

Central to everything

It was great. Easy to get to everything. Rooms small but nice and water hot.

Posted by on 20 Apr. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Apr. 2018 by Emilia GM

Hello, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review your stay. I am so glad to hear you loved your visit and that you loved our location. I am also glad you enjoyed the shower. I hope we can see you back again very soon.

5 out of 5

Fantastic value for money

Small comfortable room, amazing value for money, right in the middle of everything! Definitely would recommend.

Posted by , from australia on 27 Mar. 2018

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29 Mar. 2018 by Emilia GM

Hello Emily, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review your stay. I am so glad to hear you loved your visit and that you found our room to be comfortable and cozy. I'm also glad you loved the location. I hope we can see you back again very soon.

5 out of 5

Central, very nicely decorated and extremely comfy

The four berth bunk beds were nicely arranged so each person was in a cozy little cabin. Solid wood construction with really handy outlets by the head, making it easy to stay connected to home and set alarms for early travel. Great bar albeit very expensive and super hipster which is not my style. Stayed during Lolla so the joint was packed. Would definitely stay here again.

Posted by , from Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia on 12 Aug. 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Aug. 2015 by Emilia General Manager

Hi Roy, Thanks for staying with us and I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! Our bunk beds are pretty amazing and I am glad it made your visit so enjoyable! I hope we can welcome you back again very soon!

Property Features

Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. A 24-hour fitness centre, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Freehand Chicago. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Freehand Chicago was completed in May 2015. This 3.5-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 215 guestrooms or units
  • 17 levels
  • Built in 1927
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) (28.6 km / 17.8 mi)
  • Train station: Millennium Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Metro station: Grand Station (Red Line) (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Freehand Chicago offers 215 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a local cuisine breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Broken Shaker – This cocktail bar specialises 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.

Nearby Activities

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests booking the Standard Shared Dormitory rooms are only booking 1 bed per person, per night. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Payment types

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.

Policies

Guests are limited to booking a maximum of 14 days in a 12 month period in our shared accommodation room types. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • UnionPay
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Debit cards
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 3

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Up to 3 children 1 year old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
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