21c Museum Hotel Chicago

55 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611 United States (USA) near Exit 51a on I-94 (~1.2mi)
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4.5 Star Property
41.893313-87.625734
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5.0/5

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  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 297 rooms in property
  • 17 floors in property
  • 106 suites in property
  • Check-in: 3:00 pm
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10
  • 5 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Magnificent Mile, River North district, Riverwalk, Navy Pier, John Hancock Center, Historic Water Tower, Museums, Beach

Verified Reviews of 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"New Favorite Hotel"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Nice size king room with sitting room and nice bathroom. The room was spotless. Staff was incredibly helpful. Good bar and restaurant in hotel. Wish I had time to try out the spa. Also great location.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Jun-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jun 17 to Fri Jun 20 2014 at a $240.00 average nightly rate.
5.0 out of 5. Based on 1 guest reviews

Property Description

Expect the unexpected in the Windy City. Located just steps from the famous Michigan Avenue Shopping district, Millennium Park, and renowned museums in downtown Chicago, contemporary art will surround and inspire you at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago. Discover a new kind of cultural and travel experience with this multi-venue museum, boutique hotel, and chef-driven restaurant.From rotating, curated exhibitions, to site-specific installations and cultural programming, 21c Museum Hotel Chicago will offer the local and traveling community unprecedented access to the work of some of today's most powerful artists. 21c Chicago will be the company's ninth and largest property to date, with 297 guest rooms and suites. Building on the founders' mission to bring contemporary art to the public through innovative exhibitions and programing that integrates art into daily life, 21c Chicago features more than 10,000 square feet of exhibition, meeting and event space showcasing rotating curated exhibitions, interactive site-specific art installations and a roster of cultural programming based on collaborations with local and national arts organizations. The property also features a unique, chef-driven food and beverage concept; full service spa; business center; fitness center; and valet parking. Chicago was an ideal city to introduce 21c Museum Hotels to due to its already established infrastructure of culture and sense of community. Exhibits will focus on further energizing and educating an already enlightened audience, and speak to specific themes relevant the world we live in today and interpretations of a world we've yet to fully understand. The rotating programming will provide the perfect backdrop for meetings and events wanting that extra edge, and environment that strikes up conversation.

Green Sustainability

Accor program

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 17
Rooms: 297
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 297
Handicap Rooms: 9
Suites: 106
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 5 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 10000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 500 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 2PM - 12AM
Pool Info: NA
Ownership: 21c Museum Hotels
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hours in advance
Nightly Parking: 75
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 17.40%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 17.40%
Parking Fee: 76.00 Per Night (valet)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 24.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 25.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 38.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 34.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 39.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 38.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 28.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 88.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 91.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 95.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 6.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 6.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 22.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 45.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • 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
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

O'Hare International or Midway. O'Hare is approximately 17 miles away and Midway is 12. Airport Express is a shuttle service that will take you to the hotel. From O'Hare it will cost $35 and from Midway it will cost $25. If taking a taxi expect at least a $10 increase from the cost depending on traffic.

Local Shuttle Info: NA

Breakfast Information

Catered group breakfast available at one of our Galleries. Pricing starts at $25+ per person, per day (+inclusive of tax and gratuity).

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet friendly!

Parking Info

Valet parking available for $76 a night. Self-parking available adjacent to the hotel at an hourly rate or daily (currently $48 daily).

Internet / WiFI

High-speed Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the hotel including all guest rooms and meeting space.

Previously known as:
James Chicago, The James Chicago , The James Hotel, The James Chicago

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

Rate fluctuations of 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both group rates and the lowest online individual rates we could find at the time the group bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 33.7% in September 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $283 in the month of May 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago.

Feel free to use the 21c Museum 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
Main Gallery 50 x 50 x 14 2650--/----180--100----/--240300--
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Main Gallery

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2650 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 50 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
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
Half Day Rental:
$2500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$5000.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$3500.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1000.00 USD
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Conference Room 37 x 19 x 8 670--/----25--20----/--4020--
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Conference Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
670 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
37 x 19 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
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
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$100.00 USD
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Gallery Six 49 x 19 x 9 900--/--------------/----50--
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Gallery Six

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
900 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
49 x 19 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
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
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$100.00 USD
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Gallery Five 49 x 19 x 9 573--/----20--20----/--6530--
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Gallery Five

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
573 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
49 x 19 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
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
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$100.00 USD
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Gallery Seven 28 x 18 x 8 504--/----16--2010--/--2530--
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Gallery Seven

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
504 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 18 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
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
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$100.00 USD
Photo of Gallery Seven

FAQs about 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does 21c Museum Hotel Chicago have?

There are 297 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago?

Yes, they have 5 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago?

Catered group breakfast available at one of our Galleries. Pricing starts at $25+ per person, per day (+inclusive of tax and gratuity).

What parking is available at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago?

Valet parking available for $76 a night. Self-parking available adjacent to the hotel at an hourly rate or daily (currently $48 daily).

How much does internet cost?

High-speed Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the hotel including all guest rooms and meeting space.

Is there a gym at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

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