Upscale downtown hotel next to Magnificent Mile
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago is the epitome of classic Chicago style, located near Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago – a famous stretch that’s home to over 400 retailers and high-end shops.
Established in 1927, this historic hotel in Chicago has had many identities, including a Penthouse casino and speakeasy once run by the Capone family. You’ll find markers of this iconic history all around the hotel as the old world meets the new.
One of the most timeless aspects of the hotel is our commitment to our guests – you can expect 4-star service at every moment of your stay
Why you’ll love staying with us
- You’ll be nestled into the retail haven of Magnificent Mile, Chicago
- Proximity to some of the city’s most iconic landmarks like Cloud Gate and 360 Chicago
- Georgian-style Crystal Ballroom for your special events with gilded dome ceiling and stunning balcony
- Friendly and welcoming staff that will go above and beyond for you
- A unique history that spans the prohibition era, and even a brief stint as the Playboy Towers
- A choice between over 50 martini types at the 1920’s style Martini Bar
- The classic American-style breakfast and lunch at Nix Restaurant
- Afternoon Tea served at the Library Tea Room at Martini Bar
We are a safe hotel in Chicago
Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago is a safe hotel, that has always maintained high levels of cleanliness and hygiene. To further enhance health and safety protocols, we have introduced 10 Key Hallmarks as part of our We Clean. We Care. We Welcome. initiative, which will be implemented in the jurisdictions in which we operate to the extent applicable based on local health authority guidelines.
Book direct for the best rate
When you book direct, not only will you get The Best Rate, but also the best rewards, the best stay and the best room. That means you’ll get the best experience you possibly can.
An experience that’s enhanced by a 10% discount for My Millennium members. You’ll even get points to spend on room upgrades, gifts and more.
And the offer doesn’t end there – you’ll enjoy 15% off all food and drink options available at Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago.
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Global dining on your doorstep
Modern American-style dining awaits you at NiX Restaurant. Chicago is known for its pizza, which is why you can even find it on our breakfast menu. Or if you’d like something a little more classic, you can build your own burger at lunchtime.
Guests who really want to get a taste of the Roaring Twenties can head to Martini Bar and choose from over 50 martini varieties to sip on. You’ll also find regular live jazz entertainment that livens up the bar’s casual atmosphere.
The refinement continues at the Library Tea Room at Martini, where you can while away the hours with the choice of either a traditional or Asian Afternoon Tea. One comes with warm scones and a healthy portion of clotted cream, and the other gives you the chance to try a variety of dim sum, among other delectable treats.
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Explore the Magnificent Mile
The Magnificent Mile is a shopper’s delight, with over 400 retailers and high-end shops in the area. But that’s not all you’ll find nearby Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago – some of the city’s biggest landmarks are right in the neighborhood.
- 360 Chicago (3 mins)
- Museum of Contemporary Art (5 mins)
- Oak Street Beach (6 mins)
- Cloud Gate (30 mins
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago has the enviable position of being right around the corner from The Magnificent Mile and many other iconic Chicago attractions. You can start your trip by getting a unique over of the city with a trip to 360 Chicago observation deck, which is only three minutes away from the hotel.
And if you just can’t get enough of the sights, there’s more to see at the Museum of Contemporary Art, which hosts exhibitions year-round.
For a slice of coastal calm in the middle of Chicago, you can make your way to Oak Street Beach – just six minutes from the hotel. Finally to see one of the most iconic sites in Chicago – like Cloud Gate or “the Bean” as its commonly known – you can walk for 30 minutes straight down Magnificent Mile to Millennium Park.
Planes, trains and automobiles
The hotel has easy access to the Michigan and Delaware bus stop, right around the corner on Magnificent Mile.
To get to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago, take the 66 bus from Chicago & Michigan to the Chicago Blue Line Station. The blue line will then take you into O’Hare.
Hosting your events, big and small
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago’s rich (and somewhat notorious!) history makes a truly legendary place to host functions of all kinds.
A more extravagant gala or wedding would be right at home in our Georgian-style Crystal Ballroom, which boasts a 25-foot gilded dome ceiling, illuminated dance floor and a graceful balcony for additional seating. The ballroom can host up to 500 distinguished guests and has housed many prominent gatherings in the past.
We also have a range of upscale meeting rooms available for gatherings of 150-250 people, including a room that once served as Ralph Capone’s speakeasy and lounge. You could even find yourself conducting business in a Hugh Hefner’s old office.
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