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Overview of The Buckingham Hotel

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Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
39-inch LED TV with cable channels, TV, iPad
39-inch LED TV with cable channels, TV, iPad
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The Buckingham Hotel

3.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Business Services
  • Parking Available
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 Front Desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWillis Tower7 min walk
    Popular LocationUnion Station11 min walk
    Popular LocationArt Institute of Chicago14 min walk
    AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)24 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 70 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Deluxe Single Room, 1 King Bed, Lake View

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area


Located in Chicago's The Loop neighbourhood, The Buckingham Hotel is in the city centre and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Grant Park and Millennium Park, while John G. Shedd Aquarium and Navy Pier are popular local attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at Soldier Field.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Willis Tower - 7 min walk
  • Grant Park - 10 min walk
  • Union Station - 11 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 14 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • LaSalle Street Station - 2 min walk
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 10 min walk
  • AirportChicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 24 min drive


  • Luke's Italian Beef - 4 min walk
  • Everest - 4 min walk
  • Giordano's Pizzeria - 4 min walk
  • Meli - 4 min walk
  • HERO Coffee Bar - 5 min walk
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About this property

The Buckingham Hotel

3.5-star Chicago resort in The Loop, walk to Willis Tower
A coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business centre and a conference centre are available at this smoke-free resort. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a microwave in a common area and a meeting room are on-site. All 21 rooms boast iPads, and offer minibars and LED TVs. Other amenities available to guests include coffee/tea makers, hairdryers and safes. Housekeeping is available on request.
The Buckingham Hotel offers 21 forms of accommodation with iPads and minibars. 39-inch LED televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on request.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (USD 38 per day)
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Food and drink

  • 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Basketball
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Swimming pool
  • Table tennis

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service


  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre


  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Books
  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination


  • 39-inch LED TV
  • TV channels
  • iPad

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; access will be through a private entrance
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 20 November 2020 to 1 March 2021 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities are closed for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facility
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
The following facilities are closed on Friday and Saturday:
  • Fitness facility
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Access methods

Staffed front desk, private entrance


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per day.

Payment types

Important information


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

  • Deposit: USD 50 per accommodation, per day
  • Resort fee: USD 10.95 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness centre access
  • Nearby fitness centre access
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
  • WiFi access (may be limited)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Self-parking fee: USD 38 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per day

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

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Property registration number delist-temp

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility or spa tub

Property is also known as

Athletic Club Hotel
Athletic Hotel
Buckingham Athletic
Buckingham Athletic Club
Buckingham Athletic Club & Hotel
Buckingham Athletic Club & Hotel Chicago
Buckingham Athletic Club Chicago
Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel
Buckingham Club
Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel Chicago
Buckingham Hotel Chicago
The Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel
Buckingham Chicago
The Buckingham Hotel Resort
The Buckingham Hotel Chicago
The Buckingham Hotel Resort Chicago

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Buckingham Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Buckingham Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Buckingham Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does The Buckingham Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has a pool.
Is The Buckingham Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Buckingham Hotel?
Self-parking is available for USD 38 per day.
What time is check-in at The Buckingham Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Buckingham Hotel?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is The Buckingham Hotel located?
Located in The Loop, this boutique resort is within a 15-minute walk of Willis Tower, Grant Park and Art Institute of Chicago. Millennium Park and Chicago Theatre are also within 1 mi (2 km). LaSalle Street Station and LaSalle-Van Buren Station are within a 5-minute walk.
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
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Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Wish It Ended How It Started
I Felt As If I Was Being Harassed By Certain Security & Talked To Like I Wasn’t A Human By A Couple Staff Members My Company Was Getting Turned Around At The Door & I Could Have 5 People In My Room & To Top It All Off Ut Was On My Birthday November 1St 2020 The Over Night Staff On The 40Th Floor Was Rude To Me He Was Talking To Me Any Kinda Way I Let The Management Know I Felt Like I Was Being Bulled I’m In A Wheelchair 140 Pounds I’m Not A Treat To Anybody & They Were Very Understanding & Respectful But I Spend A lot Of Money At The Buckingham & I Cant Get My Birthday Back I Feel Like They Should Make It Up To Me Some Way Asap I Paid 850 For That Room &’I Stayed In The Biggest Suite In The Hotel That’s Not How You Treat A Loyal Guest & I’m Still Feeling Sad About It I Busted My Ass To Come Up W. That Money For My Birthday For My Room & I Coulda Spent My Money At The Thrump Down The Street I Can Smoke In There I Followed The Rules Didnt Smoke Or Disrespect Anybody Purposely & I Deserve Better The Kind Lady Who Worked On The 31St That Checked Me In Should Get More Hours In The Lobby She’s Very Kind & A Big Help & The Man That Worked In The Lobby At 2:30Am On Sunday Was A Real Gentleman They Need A Raise For Everything They Did For Me I Was Driven Them Crazy Kept Calling Them They Never Came Off Like I Was Irritating Them It Was Always Love I’ll Come Back Just To See Them They Made The Good Outweigh The Bad I Wanna Thank Them For That
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
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Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Quiet and clean
Nestled on the top of the
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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The staff there was A 1 Lady Bell was very helpful outstanding young lady
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Quiet and upscale. Would stay again. Hotel is only about 20 rooms so the service was very personal.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

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