The Drake Hotel

The Drake Hotel is a Chicago landmark and has been a symbol of white glove elegance for over 80 years The pride of Chicago, the hotel has been the first choice or celebrities and heads-of-state since its opening m 1920. The Drake Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of the Gold Coast, overlooking Lake Michigan, across from Oak Street Beach, and right on the Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago The Drake Hotel puts its guests in the center of Chicago’s exciting shopping, nightlife, culture, and dining experiences Since 1920, whether traveling to Chicago tor business or pleasure. The Drake Hotel combines tradition with elegance and style to accommodate all the needs of our hotel guests. The hotel’s 537 elegant rooms, including 74 luxurious suites, many with Chicago views, offer an array or modern amenities.

With unparalleled acclaim for arranging the finest banquets in the world, The Drake Hotel is the place to hold your Chicago event.


For over 80 years. The Drake Hotel has made fantasy weddings a reality. Whether you choose the opulent Gold Coast Room overlooking Lake Michigan, or the circa 1920s Grand Ballroom with the balcony and grand staircase, your guests will be enchanted bv our historic splendor, polished service, and spectacular cuisine.

A historic landmark, The Drake is well known as Chicago’s most romantic hotel. From the moment you enter you can see why so many brides and grooms have chosen to dance their first dance in The Drake’s Ballrooms, begin their honeymoons in our luxurious suites, and return to celebrate their 1st and 50th anniversaries.

At a glance

Location: Chicago, Illinois USA
Mailing Address: 140 E Walton Place Chicago, IL 60611 USA
Reservations: 800-55-DRAKE
Fax: 312-787-1431
Web Site:
Meeting Space: over 30,000 square feet
Accommodations: 537 rooms and suites Range of Rates: Varies by season

About the area

Currency: U.S. Dollars
Weather: Temperate
Languages: English, Multilingual
Nearest Airport: O’Hare/ Midway
Nearby attractions

Located across from Oak Street  Beach,overlooking Lake Michigan, and on the Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago The Drake Hotel puts its guests in the center of Chicago’s exciting shopping,nightlife,culture, and dining experiences.
Onsite facilities

Located in the Gold Coast, The Dracke Hotel is the ideal Chicago venue. Its 18 meeting rooms and over 30,000 square feet of meeting space are individualy designed to cater to every type of event, from eight VIPS to 600 delegates.
Wedding services

A symbol of white glove elegance for over 80 years, The Drake Hotel is internationally renowned for its large, impressive weddings and smaller more intimate gatherings. Your event is in the hands of our award winning catering team.