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The Fairmont Chicago

Hotel Overview

Chicago hotels - The Fairmont Chicago Deluxe accommodations near the Loop and the lake
  • This sophisticated 45-story hotel is 3 blocks from the Loop and lakefront, and a half-mile from Michigan Avenue shopping.
  • All 692 rooms have a refined yet homey feel, with triple-layered floral-print sheets, marble-top work desks, and plants.
  • Guests can exercise at the adjacent athletic club, which has a seven-story climbing wall, indoor track, and squash courts.

Property amenities

This 45-story Fairmont Chicago hotel offers a fully staffed business center, safe-deposit boxes, fur vaults, and high-speed wireless Internet access in the lobby. A large fitness center (fee) connected to the hotel has a full basketball court, weight machines, squash and racquetball courts, indoor and outdoor pools, indoor running track, and day spa offering massages, facials, and body treatments.

What to expect: Opened in 1987 and renovated in 2002, this gracious hotel attracts guests traveling for business or pleasure. In the sunken lobby, an eclectic array of antique and modern art shares space with intimate groupings of armchairs and small tables. Guests can catch up with their work using the lobby's wireless Internet access (fee), or linger over afternoon tea and evening cocktails.

Amenity highlights: Guests who request the Serenity Bath service can have a hot bath drawn for them, complete with oils, lotions, soaps, scrubs, and a selection of music. The facilities of the 114,000-square-foot athletic club and day spa next to the hotel are also available to guests for an extra fee.

Insider tip: In cold or rainy weather, the best way to get to Marshall Field's and other State Street shopping is via the underground pedestrian system. It can be accessed on the hotel's below-ground level between 6:30 AM and 6 PM weekdays.

  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Conference room(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Parking (valet)
  • On-site car rental
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Bar/lounge
  • Multilingual staff
  • Rollaway beds
  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Security guard
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Catering
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Cell phone rental
  • Photocopy machines
  • Secretarial services
  • Translation services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Wake-up calls
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Fax machine
  • Internet access in public areas - surcharge
  • Tour assistance
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Maid service daily
  • Domestic help available
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Nightclub
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box - front desk
  • Shoe shine
  • Number of rooms: 692


This hotel has 692 guestrooms, all with city views. Classic dark-wood furnishings including armchairs, end tables, and marble-topped work desks. Marble bathrooms have separate glass-enclosed showers and oversized tubs. Extra conveniences include triple-sheeted beds, wooden valet stands, electric shoe polishers, and make-up tables with lighted mirrors.

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Extra towels, linens, bedding
  • Climate control
  • Pay movies
  • Designer toiletries
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Minibar
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Fax machine
  • Multi-line phone
  • Voice mail
  • Desk
  • Clock radio
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Window opens
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • AM/FM radio
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoking rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Chicago hotels - The Fairmont Chicago

    Fairmont city-view room
    One king, one queen, or two twin beds with triple sheeting. City view. Dark-wood furnishings; marble-topped work desk. Marble bathroom with separate shower, oversized tub. Features: Make-up table with lighted mirror, wooden valet stand, and electric shoe polisher.

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