The Drake Hotel, built as the nation’s first urban resort, is the leader in luxury, rightly situated at the top of the Magnificent Mile. Magnetized as a lavish property designed for opulence and desire we encourage our guests to indulge themselves in any of our plentiful amenities.
- Our 535 non-smoking rooms are equipped with wireless high-speed internet, a dual line speakerphone with caller ID, an in-room safe, individual climate control and a HDTV flat screen with premium movie channels. We provide room service, express checkout and anything else you would desire at the touch if a button. Plus, a newspaper is delivered daily to your room for your convenience.
- The Drake Hotel boasts 33,657 square feet of media ready event space including four major public banquet and conference areas and 14 smaller meeting rooms. We also host wireless hot spots on our second floor social areas: The Drake Bros., Palm Court and Gold Coast Foyer. Executive guests are welcome to either of our two luxurious boardrooms and the private lounge.
- Guests can enjoy our in-house 3000 square foot fitness center. Here we feature PRECOR endurance equipment, strengthening and cardio machines, free weights, and plasma televisions. Alternatively, or in conjunction with The Drake's facilities, for an additional fee, guests can have access to the state-of-the-art off-site Gold Coast Equinox exercise facility that features a deluxe spa, pool, personal trainers and group fitness.
- The one-of-a-kind Drake Arcade features only the finest vendors’ classic elegance and design: Chanel, George Jensen, Kamp Galleries, Mangel Florist and Travel Traders.
- Our multitude of renowned restaurants include the celebrated Coq d’Or, posh Palm Court, distinguished Drake Bros.’ and of course The Cape Cod Room where Joe DiMaggio and new wife Marilyn Monroe carved their initials into the bar still to be seen today. We are also pleased to host Chicago’s elite membership-only establishment: Club International.
- Transportation to and from The Drake and within the city is a breeze with The Drake’s dedicated doormen. All major city transportation facilities serve the hotel. Frequent limousine, taxi and bus services are available to and from all airports and train stations. We also provide on-site valet parking or, if preferred, self-park.