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1 room, 2 adults

The Willows Hotel - Chicago

3-star3 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
555 W Surf St, Chicago, IL, 60657, United States of America

Boutique hotel within easy reach of Briar Street Theatre
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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From 1,269 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Beautiful beach
Fantastic service
Great location
Awesome vibe

The Willows Hotel - Chicago

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$92
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Petite Queen Room

What’s around The Willows Hotel - Chicago


  • In Lakeview
  • Lincoln Park Zoo - 26 min walk
  • Lincoln Park - 28 min walk
  • Wrigley Field - 30 min walk
  • Briar Street Theatre - 11 min walk
  • Vic Theatre - 16 min walk
  • Lincoln Hall - 17 min walk
  • DePaul University-Lincoln Park - 22 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 37 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 32 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 46 min drive
  • Chicago Clybourn Station - 4 min drive
  • Chicago Ravenswood Station - 6 min drive
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 7 min drive
  • Diversy Station - 11 min walk
  • Wellington Station - 12 min walk
  • Belmont Station (Red Line) - 16 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 55 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1906
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

The Willows Hotel - Chicago’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Willows
  • Willows Chicago
  • Willows Hotel
  • Willows Hotel Chicago
  • The Willows Hotel Hotel
  • The Willows Hotel Chicago
  • The Willows Hotel Hotel Chicago

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 25.00 per night with in/out privileges

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 655 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
A Hidden Gem!
A quaint neighborhood hotel. Old but with many updates. Heated bathroom floor, great beds/bedding, nice lobby area, friendly staff. If you enjoy smaller hotels with individual style, I recommend The Willow.
Cathy, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
A little place with character
It’s a very small hotel. Beautiful exterior and foyer. I had an issue with the loud radiator, so I used the window unit for heat. It’s in a location close to shopping and restaurants and it’s in a safe part of the city.
Jennifer, ca2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
The staff is very friendly and helpful . We loved the ambience of this older hotel.
Maria, us2 night family trip
Good 6.0
Stinky fridge
It's a nice older hotel and the amenities were fine. Customer service was excellent. The fridge in our room was not working and it ruined some food that we had put in it. It rotted and made the whole room stink when you opened the fridge door. We were next to the alley, which can be noisy and hard to sleep if you're a light sleeper like me.
Kathy, us2 night family trip
Good 6.0
Cute, tiny, noisy
Great location. And a nice hotel...if you're traveling the summer...and pack nothing. The room is so so so small. My daughter and I didn't have much room for a suitcase. And then the radiator started gurgling at around 5am.
Alison, us1 night family trip

The Willows Hotel - Chicago

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