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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Private Quadruple Room, 4 Twin Beds
20 square metres
4 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Shared Dormitory, 1 Single Bed (Female Dorm with 4 Beds)
20 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Signature Penthouse, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, City View
Room with view
84 square metres
4 Twin Beds and 1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
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Classic Queen Room (Private)
15 square metres
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic King Room (Private)
15 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Premium King Room (Private)
16 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Premium Queen Room (Private)
16 square metres
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Shared Dormitory, 1 Single Bed (Co-Ed Dorm with 4 Beds)
20 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Premium Private Quadruple Room, 4 Twin Beds
20 square metres
4 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Art Deco Chicago hotel in River North, walk to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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 offer free WiFi, room service, and premium bedding. Guests will also find rainfall showerheads, hair dryers, and showers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Water dispenser
  • Lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter
  • Express check-out
  • 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
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Shared microwave
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shared fridge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 215
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • 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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Freehand Chicago offers 215 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and blackout curtains. 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.

  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Towels provided
  • Desk
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Heating
  • Shower only

Where to Eat

Local cuisine breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Broken Shaker – This cocktail bar specialises in local cuisine. Happy hour is offered.

Cafe Integral – This Cafe 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.

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

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.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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

Union Pay

No rollaway/extra beds available

Maximum number of children who can stay free 3

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 the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 30 for adults, and USD 10 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • 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.

Hotel Names

  • Freehand Chicago Hotel
  • Freehand Hotel
  • Freehand Chicago
  • Freehand
  • Freehand Hotel Chicago

We should mention

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

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