21c Museum Hotel, Chicago

55 E Ontario Street, Chicago, USA
Magnificent Mile
297 Rooms
Modern Design & Lively
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Chicago may be best known for big business, but it’s also got a rich, vibrant arts culture that spans decades. And from the social realism movement of the 1930s to the rebellious Exhibition Momentum movement of the 1950s and the playful surrealism of the Chicago Imagists in the 1960s, it’s the city’s high-culture side that’s on display at the 21c Museum Hotel Chicago.

The 21c concept is by now familiar: it’s one part luxury boutique hotel and one part expertly curated art gallery, both faithfully tailored to the location. In addition to a rotating exhibition that’s free and open to the public, the hotel offers regular cultural programming, and each guest floor showcases work by local artists. River North, the neighborhood, is conveniently central, and full of dining, nightlife, and entertainment options — you’re half a mile from the River North Gallery District, which boasts the largest concentration of art galleries in the United States outside Manhattan.

Meanwhile the guest rooms offer a reprieve from the busy streets below. All rooms feature high-end linens, original artwork, and premium Malin+Goetz bath products. Deborah Berke Partners, as always, is responsible for the architecture and design, and the look here, with its metallic tones, subtly recalls Chicago’s industrial heritage. It’s the biggest of the 21c hotels, and the first in a city anywhere near this large — safe to say that growth hasn’t hurt the brand a bit.

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21c Museum Hotel, Chicago
55 E Ontario Street, Chicago, USA
Magnificent Mile

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Doctor on call
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/bank office
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Business center
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Need to Know

  • Extra beds are only allowed in the King Room.
  • Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Check in: 16:00
Check out: 11:00

Credit cards accepted

Sustainability Measures and Certifications

We ask every hotel in our selection how they are working to make a positive impact on the planet and in their community. This hotel has confirmed the following measures are in place.
Guest Rooms and Public Spaces
  • Uses energy-efficient lighting
  • Cleans with eco-friendly products
  • Stocks eco-friendly shampoo and soap
  • Gives guests the option to reuse linens and towels
  • No single-use plastic straws
  • No single-use plastic toiletries
  • No single-use plastics

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