The Loop

Virgin Hotels Chicago

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Why We Love It

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 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 social hour from 6-7pm
  • One of Condé Nast Traveler's Best Chicago Hotels in the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

"Hits a home run" -- Gayot

100% (8 Member Ratings)

"Cleanliness and quality "
Cosmin
23. Jan 2017
Wheaton , IL, United States

Map & Directions

The most economical option from both Chicago O'Hare and Midway airports is the El train. Travel time to the city centre 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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Overview

Step into the re-imagined 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 accommodation, that combines the hallway, wardrobe and bathroom into one luxurious Dressing Room area, while privacy doors close to create a personal Sleeping Lounge, both with their own peep-hole. All rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, minibars stocked at street prices and a patented Lounge Bed with adjustable headboards and 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 with Izakaya-inspired culinary creations 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 12am Sundays-Thursdays and 2am Fridays and Saturdays. 

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

Amenities

General

  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 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
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

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

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers

Parking

  • Valet service (fees apply)

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

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 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.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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100% Positive
(8 Member reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Virgin Hotels Chicago over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.5 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.8 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Cleanliness and quality
Cosmin 23. Jan 2017 Wheaton , IL, United States
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 04. Jan 2017 naperville, IL, United States
Enjoyed Most
The rooms are beautiful and thoughtfully appointed. Being modern and technology mindful was refreshing. The showers are heavenly, you won't do a quick five minutes. The elevators have this incredible scent to them and I appreciate that you must have a key to operate them. Made me feel safer psychologically. There's quirky art around that makes this not your normal old place to stay. The staff is professional and friendly.
Myrna 23. Mar 2016 Deming, NM, United States
Enjoyed Most
Staff was great! Good location.
Gary 21. Mar 2016 Harvard, IL, United States
Enjoyed Most
spacious room
Haifa 10. Feb 2016 Denver, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location was great. The rooms were clean, spacious bathroom/vanity area. Very comfy beds. Both bars had great cocktails. The Commons had a nice energy for all ages. The rooftop is a bit more for the 25 - 40 year old group, but also had a nice vibe.
Other Comments
If you're traveling within 2 miles, get a ride in their red Tesla.
Maria Peterson 08. Feb 2016 Barrington, IL, United States
Enjoyed Most
The hotel is brand-new and spotless - love that feeling. Staff is casually efficient and super friendly. A hip experience for those seeking that vibe, not so much for a business traveler, as my room was not equipped with desks, good task lighting or a bank of plugs to power your devices.
Lisa 02. Dec 2015 Hastings On Hudson, NY, United States
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