MILLENNIUM KNICKERBOCKER HOTEL CHICAGO

MILLENNIUM KNICKERBOCKER HOTEL CHICAGO

163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
4 Star Downtown hotel
41.90003 -87.62278
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Very Good
4.5/ 5

Based on 44 guest reviews

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  • Shuttle to airport available
  • Avg. Group Discount of 14.1%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 306 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 12 floors
  • Check-out time: 3:00pm
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • 14 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

There’s no better location for enjoying all that Chicago has to offer than The Knickerbocker. Within walking distance, you will find dining, shopping, entertainment and the magnificent lakefront.

Expert Reviews of Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

Our expert hotel planners periodically visit and review the hotels we represent in person. This is the most recent visit:
"A great location off Michigan Ave"
Overall Score3.5/ 5
The Millennium Knickerbocker is a Historic Chicago hotel built in 1927. A great location off Michigan Avenue near all Chicago sites the Knickerbocker can meet all your needs at a great value. Guest rooms were renovated in May of 2009 and you will enjoy the extra large rooms and bathrooms. Each room comes with a HCN computer for you to print your boarding passes or research local Chicago events and attractions. Travel back to the 1930's and visit the Lobby Bar for a martini. If you are looking for a hotel in the middle of it all at a competitive rate consider the Knickerbocker.
, a local HotelPlanner Chicago expert from US flag
17-Jul-2013 Verified Review

Customer Reviews of Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

4.5 out of 5. Based on 44 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

A landmark on Chicago’s famed 'Magnificent Mile'. The Knickerbocker exudes timeless elegance and luxury from every room. Opening it’s doors in 1927, the hotel offers the glamour and allure of the 1920’s and 1930’s with modern amenities, the latest technology and the highest standards of hospitality for the business and leisure traveler. The Knickerbocker's reinvented interior (2009) reflects rich details featuring Art Deco characteristics with personalized touches and a luxury boutique experience. Our newly remodeled rooms are contemporary yet have a very residential feel. Guests will enter rooms softly decorated in warm shades of gold and beige with accents of deep plum and espresso. Luxury room amenities include 40' LCD High Definition Televisions, Wireless Internet, Sealy pillow top beds, Frette Linens, Down comforters and pillows. Dual-Line Cordless Speaker Telephones, In-Room Safes, Complimentary daily newspaper, Mini-Bars and an Environmentally conscious water management system are standard in each room. Luxurious bath amenities include Grohe Rainhead showers, sleek black granite counter tops, luxurious Gilchrist & Soames Bath Products, Plush terrycloth robes and slippers. Enjoy flavorful cuisine at NiX Restaurant where Contemporary American Cuisine is served by our gracious and attentive staff. As night falls, the Martini Bar is aglow with conversation, live jazz, and over 50 martini varieties. Featuring 18,500 square feet of flexible function space and renowned Millennium service, The Knickerbocker can accommodate meetings of 10 to 750. The stunning Crystal Ballroom, one of the most palatial in Chicago, has hosted many prominent events in its rich history. Its ballroom features a 25-foot-high gilded domed ceiling and balcony. Guests enjoy versatile meeting space, intuitive Millennium service and a dedicated Catering or Conference Planning Manager that handles all aspects of the group from pre-planning to on-site assistance with any last minute changes.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: noon
Check Out: 3:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 12
Rooms: 306
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 306
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 27
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 14 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 18000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 400 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 3pm-1am
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours
Nightly Parking: 65
Typical Group Deposit: varies
Total Taxes: 16.40%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features





Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

From O’Hare Airport: Take 90/94 -Kennedy Expressway- East. Exit on Ohio Street East. Take Ohio Street to Michigan Avenue. Go north -left turn- on Michigan Avenue to Delaware Street. On Delaware go east -right turn- one block to Mies van der Rohe. Turn left on Walton Place. Hotel is ½ block down on left side. ........................From Midway: Take Cicero Avenue North to I-55 N. Take I-55 N approx. 8 miles toward Chicago. Follow signs to Lake Shore Drive. Take Lake Shore to Chicago Avenue and exit left. Go to Mies Van Der Rohe and turn right. Go to Walton Place and turn left. Hotel is ½ block down on left side........................... Shuttle Bus/Airport Express is available in the Ground Transportation Area. From Midway: $16.00 One Way/$28.00 Round Trip, from O’Hare: $21.00 One Way/$37.00 Round Trip

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.
Previously known as:
Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago, Millennium Knickerbocker, Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

Below are all the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago.

Feel free to use the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Chicago event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Crystal Ballroom 95 x 52 x 25 4961 --/450 -- 300 110 90 110 --/-- 600 750 --
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Crystal Ballroom

The Knickerbocker can accommodate meetings of 10 to 750. The stunning Crystal Ballroom, one of the most palatial in Chicago, has hosted many prominent events in its rich history. This room features a 25-foot-high gilded domed ceiling, balcony, stage and projection booth. Located on the Lobby Level the Ballroom can seat up to 300ppl classroom and 450ppl banquet style. Sophisticated catering options and state-of-the-art technology including wireless high-speed Internet help shape flawless events.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4961 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
95 x 52 x 25 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of Crystal Ballroom
Continental Room 39 x 43 x 9 1737 --/120 -- 45 35 30 35 --/-- 90 150 --
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Continental Room

The Continental Room is located on the Mezzanine Level. Meeting room is ideal for meetings up to 45ppl and meal functions up to 120ppl. This room connects to the Balcony of the Crystal Ballroom.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1737 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
39 x 43 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
2
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Prince of Wales 31 x 47 x 10 1503 --/90 -- -- -- -- 20 --/-- -- 150 --
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Prince of Wales

During World War II this room was an Officer’s Club for officers of the U.S. Armed Forces. Later in history it became known as one of the best five-star dining rooms in the City of Chicago. Located on the Mezzanine Level, The Prince of Wales is rich and elegant in décor. Offering a total of 1,503 square feet, the Prince of Wales is perfect for welcome receptions, meals and small meetings. A built-in bar and natural daylight complement this room.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1503 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
31 x 47 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
2
Windows:
3
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of Prince of Wales
Tower East 45 x 45 x 16 1980 --/160 -- 110 80 57 54 --/-- 200 250 --
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Tower East

Originally a speakeasy in the times of Prohibition and Al Capone, these rooms are located on the 14th floor. History speaks of a secret escape door and makes mention of one elevator that hosted many speedy departures of Chicago’s famous mobsters during police raids. The Towers Ballrooms are ideal for meetings up to 100ppl. Both rooms are 45x45x15 and free of obstructions. Towers West includes the Promenade, which is ideal for registration, table tops, breaks, meals and has natural daylight.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1980 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
45 x 45 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of Tower East
Towers West & Promenade 45 x 45 x 16 1980 --/150 -- 90 80 57 54 --/-- 220 250 --
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Towers West & Promenade

Originally a speakeasy in the times of Prohibition and Al Capone, these rooms are located on the 14th floor. History speaks of a secret escape door and makes mention of one elevator that hosted many speedy departures of Chicago’s famous mobsters during police raids. The Towers Ballrooms are ideal for meetings up to 100ppl. Both rooms are 45x45x15 and free of obstructions. Towers West includes the Promenade, which is ideal for registration, table tops, breaks, meals and has natural daylight.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1980 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
45 x 45 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Promenade 65 x 16 x 9 1056 --/60 -- -- -- -- -- --/-- -- 170 1
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Promenade

The Promenade is the pre-function space for Towers West, these rooms are always sold together.
Room Type:
Foyer
Total Size:
1056 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
65 x 16 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Heritage 47 x 25 x 9 1175 --/80 -- 45 45 36 45 --/-- 90 150 --
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Heritage

The Heritage Room is located on the second level and offers 1175 square feet of conference space. Ideal for meetings of up to 45ppl, this room offers natural daylight and a productive work environment.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1175 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
47 x 25 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
2
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Parlors A,B,C,D,E,F,G 24 x 14 x 9 336 --/24 -- 18 -- 20 20 --/-- 30 30 --
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Parlors A,B,C,D,E,F,G

The Conference Parlors on the second level offer 336 square feet (individually) and 670 square feet (combined) of flexible conference space. Ideal for meetings of up to 40ppl, these rooms all offer natural daylight and a productive work environment. All conference space on the second level has adjustable lighting features, wireless Internet access and offers excellent flexibility for small meetings and breakout rooms
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
336 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
24 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
1
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of Parlors A,B,C,D,E,F,G
Parlor AB, CD and EF 48 x 14 x 9 670 --/50 -- 36 -- 36 40 --/-- 60 75 --
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Parlor AB, CD and EF

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
670 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
48 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Executive Boardroom 40 x 14 x 9 592 --/-- -- -- -- -- 20 --/-- -- -- --
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Executive Boardroom

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
592 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
40 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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