The Loop

Virgin Hotels Chicago

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • The No. 6 hotel in the world, according to Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards (2016)
  • All rooms have free Wi-Fi and a separate Sleeping Lounge
  • Cerise offers crafty cocktails and an outdoor terrace with panoramic city views
  • Stop by The Commons Club for a daily hosted social hour from 6-7 p.m.

"Hits a home run" -- Gayot
Enjoyed This
(5 Member Ratings)
"Free happy hour drinks between 5 and 6 each day!"
Oct 10, 2017
London, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The most economical option from both Chicago O'Hare and Midway airports is the El train. Travel time to the downtown area is 40-45 minutes from O'Hare and 20-25 minutes from Midway. Taxis can be a bit quicker (unless it is rush hour, when a ride from O'Hare could take up to 90 minutes).

Rooms & Rates

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Step into the reimagined Virgin Hotels Chicago, formerly the Old Dearborn Bank Building, and discover a fun, unique hotel unlike any other in the city. Looking to wake up the hospitality industry, this hotel strives to create a seamless and memorable stay for all guests. Download the free Virgin Hotels app, "Lucy," on any mobile device or tablet and take action by controlling the thermostat, ordering room service or requesting an extra pillow, all with the simple click of a button. 

Nestled right in The Loop, Chicago's business core, Virgin Hotels Chicago ideally positions guests beside an array of popular Chi-town attractions. Hop on a riverboat for an architecture tour along the Chicago River or stroll over to Millennium Park and take a picture by Cloud Gate, also known as the "Bean."

Discover unique surprises in the Chamber design guest rooms that combine the hallway, closet and bathroom into one luxurious Dressing Room area, while privacy doors close to create a personal Sleeping Lounge, both with their own peephole. All guest rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, minibars stocked at street prices and a patented Lounge Bed with ergonomic headboards and erectable foot boards for ultimate comfort. 

Sip tasty libations at The Commons Club, a laid-back bar/lounge hybrid with the vibe of a private members club, or rendezvous for some crafty cocktails at Cerise and take in panoramic views of Chicago's historic Loop district from the outdoor terrace. After a night of fun, indulge in some late-night comfort food at Miss Ricky's, a modern American diner experience open until midnight Sundays-Thursdays and 2 a.m. on weekends. 

From the press:
  • "Trendy, playful Virgin Hotels hits a home run in the Windy City ... set out to revolutionize the hotel scene" -- Gayot



  • Roof terrace
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers


  • Valet service (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children and extra guests stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cot/crib available on request, free of charge for children under 2.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request, free of charge. Please notify hotel in advance. 

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Enjoyed This
(5 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Virgin Hotels Chicago over the past 15 months.
4.8 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.8 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Free happy hour drinks between 5 and 6 each day!
Stephen Oct 10, 2017 London, United Kingdom
Travelzoo Deal Expert
Enjoyed Most
It was quiet, comfortable and convenient all complimented by a courteous and helpful staff. From the point we arrived the valet let the front desk know we were there, they had everything called up to check us in. The rooms were impeccably clean and put together with some great gadgets and modern use of lighting.
Other Comments
We had dinner and breakfast at Miss Ricky's at the hotel - great service, fun environment and good people. We had targeted a few other restaurants during our stay, but decided to go to dinner there again the second night because they treated us so well. There was a complimentary shuttle at the hotel, a Tesla - we used it to get to our business appointment in the morning. Not only did it save us the cab fare but it was a fun ride.
Christopher Mar 16, 2017 Toledo, OH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Cleanliness and quality
Cosmin Jan 23, 2017 Wheaton , IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Room was large and unique
Other Comments
Staff very friendly. Floors do have dog rooms. If allergic to dogs be sure to request non dog room.
karin Jan 04, 2017 naperville, IL, USA

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