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Freehand Chicago

19 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
+1 312 940 3699

Cheapest
rate per night

8.4

Excellent
based on 6,078 reviews
Freehand Chicago - Chicago, IL, United States
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 1.8 km
Location rating 9.7
Nearest airport Chicago O'Hare Intl
Distance to airport 24.9 km

Rooms

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Deluxe rooms

$301+

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Premium rooms

$118+

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$204 per night
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$254 per night
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$269 per night
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$313 per night
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$477 per night

Queen rooms

$112+

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King rooms

$413+

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Standard rooms

$105+

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Double rooms

$129+

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$129 per night
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$204 per night
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$245 per night

Classic rooms

$131+

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Reviews

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  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    8.8

    Great coffeeshop.

    The hostel vibe attracted a noisy weekend crowd. Could hear other rooms until 3am.

  • Good
    Oct 2019
    7.5

    location is very nice for go chicago marathon

    every things is nice

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    The lady at reception was exceptionally kind and welcoming. The bathroom also was beyond me expectation. Wonderful value for money.

    There was nothing that I did not like like. I highly recommend this accommodation.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    8.8

    Very good location. Room was very confortable. Roommates Very nice bar

    Not having complete breakfast on Marathon's day Staff at the front desk didn't ask during check out how was my experience. Not having shampoo and shower gel.

  • Good
    Oct 2019
    7.9

    Cool hostel/hotel with a nice bar, relaxed vibe. Chic interior décor

    The queen room was extremely small - I couldn't find enough space to open a large suitcase and had to do it in the bathroom. I suggest avoiding that and booking a King room!

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About

Overview

Freehand Chicago offers guests hip and modern lodgings and an atmosphere that celebrates sociality. It's an ideal hotel for groups, business travelers, and families alike, welcoming all guests with its warm and stylish setting.

Located on the north side of Chicago near Magnificent Mile, Freehand Chicago is close to many local cultural attractions, including Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Science and Industry, Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago Cultural Center, as well as countless restaurants and shops.

Accommodations at Freehand Chicago are designed to suit the needs of different types of travelers. Guest can choose a King private room with bathroom, work station, and city or standard views, an ADA-compliant Queen private room with accessible bathrooms, or Quad rooms with four twin-sized bunk beds, seating areas, and mini bar that can be shared or private. Rooms are designed by Roman and Williams and feature contemporary and clean accents.

Freehand Chicago has complimentary wi-fi throughout its premises, making it an excellent spot for guests to catch up with friends and work during their stay. There's an onsite gym, so guests can keep up with their fitness routine no matter how far from home they may be. The hotel also hosts yoga happy hours, DJ events, free bingo on Saturdays, tarot Tuesdays, and much more at its café and lounge.

Speaking of its café and lounge, Freehand Chicago’s dining and drinking options are as spirited and inspired as its lodgings. Visit Broken Shaker to see why it's been dubbed Chicago’s best hotel bar and indulge in perfectly-crafted and imaginative cocktails. And for crave-worthy Nicaraguan coffees, breakfast, and lunch, stop by Café Integral, where guests can feed their bellies and their souls.

Charming surroundings and welcoming staff are only the beginning at Freehand Chicago.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.4 Excellent

based on 6,078 reviews

9.7

Location

8.7

Bar

5.4

Breakfast

4.5

Comfort

Things to know

  • Impressive bathroom
  • Comfortable beds
  • Friendly atmosphere

Check in

15:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Concierge service
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Bicycle hire
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Night club
Safe
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Lift
Laundry facilities
Hairdryer
Coffee shop
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Linens
Towels
Internet
Hot tub

FAQs when booking at Freehand Chicago

What special offers or deals can guests take advantage of at the Freehand Chicago?

When you are planning on staying at the Freehand Chicago for a minimum of 2 nights, you will be eligible to receive a discount on your entire booking. Additionally, the hotel periodically offers summer deals that allow guests to receive complimentary cocktails during their stay and pay a reduced rate on their room. During the spring, keep your eyes open for the Spring Ahead discount, a deal for visitors that will be at the hotel for 3 nights.

Does the Freehand Chicago offer any excursions or tours for guests?

To learn more about the region’s delicious cuisine and discover how to prepare it yourself, sign up for either a food tour or cooking class through the Social Table, a company that the Freehand Chicago has a partnership with. For those that enjoy architecture, there are also tours offered by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, which you can RSVP for at the hotel’s front desk.

What fitness and sports activities are offered through the Freehand Chicago?

For guests that are interested in a new and unique experience, sign up for a class through the Trapeze School Chicago. Teaching you how to balance and tight-rope walk, these classes are a great way to burn some calories, and you will receive a discount when you are a guest at the Freehand Chicago. If you enjoy yoga, spice things up a bit by taking a class on a paddle board. When you make your reservation with the hotel, you will be eligible for discounts. Guests are welcome to book kayaking tours through Urban Kayak, which will allow you to see different parts of the city.

What local sites and attractions are near the Freehand Chicago?

Considered to be one of the most important buildings in American architecture, the Frederick C. Robie House is only a 15m drive from the Freehand Chicago and offers both guided and individual tours. If you enjoy art and design, don’t forget to visit the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, which is a 5m drive from the hotel. For an authentic nightlife experience in the city, go to Andy's Jazz Club, a bar that can be reached by car in less than 7m.

How can guests easily go from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to the Freehand Chicago?

If you will be traveling with a substantial amount of luggage, consider renting your own car or using a taxi service to go from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to the Freehand Chicago. The drive will last between 20 and 25m if there is no congestion, and a regular UberX fare will cost you approximately $25 to $30, while a larger UberXL will be closer to $45 to $50. If you’re interested in traveling on a budget, use public transportation to make the trip instead. The Blue line train will bring you to the hotel in 1h, and a standard one-way ticket will cost you $2.50. For those that are renting a car, there are several companies to choose from at the airport, including Budget and Alamo. (Prices checked 06/06/19).

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Magnificent Mile 384 m
  • Chicago Riverwalk 0.6 km
  • Chicago Theater 0.8 km
  • 360 CHICAGO 0.8 km
  • Chicago Cultural Center 1 km
  • Cloud Gate 1.1 km

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Chicago-Union 1.9 km
Summit, Illinois 18.6 km

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