Regardless of where you want to go, you have the option of starting your journey from any of the over 500+ Amtrak train stations in 46 states across the country.
Guests have come to expect nothing less than the finest in convenience and comfort from The Drake. Its 535 luxurious guest rooms and 74 magnificently appointed suites have solidified that reputation.
The Drake Hotel is rich in history and architectural integrity. Conceptualized by architect Benjamin Marshall, the Nation’s first urban resort came to fruition on the cornerstone of the Magnificent Mile and Lake Shore Drive by brothers John and Tracy Drake. The Drake was known as a city within a city, complete with an array of leisure activities and luxurious amenities within its famed front doors, ensuring every guest received nothing less than The Drake Standard of hospitality. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, its distinguished service and historic traditions offer guests a REAL CHICAGO experience.
Guest rooms at The Drake Hotel, are distinguished by their comfort, elegance, and amenities. Relax in a comfortable bed, or surf the Internet via high-speed wireless. All of our Chicago hotel accommodations feature high style furniture, HD TVs, and Italian marble bathrooms, enhancing the luxurious ambience.
Rooms & Accommodations
Deluxe Guest Rooms
Savour the Windy City from any one of the Deluxe Rooms or reserve a Deluxe Lake View Room to overlook the majesty of Lake Michigan. All Deluxe Rooms feature either a king bed or two oversized twin beds. Both rooms come standard with office space, HDTV, and in-room seating.
The Drake Hotel offers specially designed family hotel guestrooms. The Drake, Chicago family accommodations feature a second bathroom and two queen beds in a 484-square-foot room with the added comfort of Hilton CleanStay. The Drake Hotel’s roomy, specially designed, two bathroom, two queen bed, family guestrooms provide generous space for travellers with families.
Designed to the highest standards of hospitality, suites at The Drake Hotel are the perfect combination of classic elegance and modern conveniences with the added assurance of Hilton CleanStay. The Executive Suites featured at The Drake Hotel offer 430 square feet of brightly lit work and relaxation space.
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What options are available to customise my rail holiday?
Create the perfect train holiday designed exclusively for you, by you! It’s easy with our customisation options. Decide where you want to go, which routes to take, how long to stay, and what you want to see and do. Use our convenient online booking tool for city breaks, or call our friendly rail holiday specialists for all other types of trips! Here’s how it works...
If your journey involves overnight travel on the train, you may wish to upgrade to a Roomette or Bedroom in an Amtrak Sleeping Car for the optimal onboard experience. Simply indicate which option when booking.
Choose your preferred length of stay in any of the hundreds of destinations we offer, even for multi-destination trips, for personalisation and freedom within any itinerary. It’s easy to add extra nights, activities, and more.
In your chosen destinations, you’ll have the opportunity to book a variety of options and add-ons like a rental car, sightseeing tours, special attractions, or dining experiences at local, popular restaurants.
You may wish to combine two or more itineraries to maximise the sights you’ll see, the onboard adventures you’ll have, and the memories you’ll make. Or even take any of our holidays in reverse. The options are endless!
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