Why We Love It
- A classically chic boutique right next to Lincoln Park and Lake Michigan
- The on-site restaurant Perennial Virant is recommended by the Michelin Guide
- The rooftop bar has great views of the city and the park
- Free extras include loaner bikes and a pedicab service
One of Chicago's Best Boutique Hotels -- Travel + Leisure
95% (118 Member Ratings)
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Rooms & Rates
Reinvented as the Hotel Lincoln in 2012, this historic property once played host to gangsters including Al Capone. Today, it sits in one of Chicago’s most desirable neighborhoods, next to Lincoln Park but still just a 10-minute ride to downtown and the Magnificent Mile.
The enormous J. Parker rooftop restaurant and lounge has "some of the best views in the city," says Fodor's, and is regularly named one of the city's top rooftop bars. It's known for its mixologist-driven list of signature cocktails, and seats can be very hard to get in summer -- but even in winter, guests can comfortably enjoy the view from the rooftop's glass-enclosed terrace.
Downstairs, dining at Perennial Virant is rated "extraordinary" by Zagat and recommended by the Michelin Guide as a place "where each ingredient-driven dish honors farmers and seasonality." During warmer months, the popular Green City Market pops up every Saturday right across the street.
Although there’s a limited fitness center onsite, day passes to the Equinox health club next door are also available for purchase. Borrow a bike (free of charge) to get around, or catch one of the hotel’s free pedicabs, which run to nearby landmarks. Lake Michigan is just on the other side of the park.
The funky-retro rooms aren’t enormous, but all come with original artwork on the walls, 42" flat-panel TVs and free high-speed internet. Opt for one facing east on the ninth floor for the best views over the park and the lake. Suites are a good option for families, with sleeper sofas and more space.
- "This historic property has a fresh, cool, kitschy vibe" -- Fodor’s
- "The rooftop bar dazzles with sweeping views of Lake Michigan, Lincoln Park and the zoo" -- Travel + Leisure
- Infant cots / cribs
- Newspaper / magazines
- Fitness classes
- Gym / fitness center
- Roof terrace
- 24-hour front desk
- Bike rental
- Chauffeur service (fees apply)
- Concierge service
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Room service (limited hours)
- Shuttle service (fees apply)
- Business center
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- Pay-per-view / movies on demand
- Flatscreen TV
- iPod/iPhone docking station
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- Valet service (fees apply)
- Accessible bathroom in some rooms
- ADA compliant rooms
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 check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 21.
Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.
Children and additional guests: Children up to age 17 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). There is no extra bed available; infant's cot/crib (Pack and play) available on request, free of charge.
Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged $35 per night on checkout.
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.
Additional details: Overnight valet parking is available for $52.00 (subject to tax) per night.
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