Frequently Asked Questions
Loews Chicago Hotel
Here is your source for all things related to our downtown Chicago hotel. Find answers to the most commonly asked questions here, including questions about the hotel, restaurants, amenities, and local area.
Is there parking at Loews Chicago Hotel?
Yes. Self-parking is $50/night with in and out privileges (validation is required). Valet parking is $73 per night, per car available 7 days a week from 7am – 11pm. View a map of self-parking.
What time is check-in and check-out at the Loews Chicago Hotel?
Check-in time is at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 12:00 PM. We will do our best to accommodate early arrivals and late check-outs and fees may apply. We cannot guarantee either early or late check-in, but as with all special requests, we will always note it in your reservation.
Is there an airport shuttle from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to the Loews Chicago Hotel?
No. We do not offer airport transportation. Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is roughly 26 minutes away. The best modes of transportation to and from the airport are as follows:
- Taxis: ORD- $50/trip MDW-$30/trip
- CTA Lines: ORD (Blue Line) MDW (Orange Line) $2.25/person
- Local transportation is the Metro (Clark/Lake Station) $11/person
What is the Loews Chicago Hotel cancellation policy?
Reservations must be canceled by 4 PM local time, 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid a one-night plus tax fee. Loews Boston Hotel has fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be canceled up to a few days before check-in. See our cancellation policy for exact terms and conditions. For reservations made through a travel agent or online booking platform, please contact them directly as your reservation will be subject to their terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at the Loews Chicago Hotel?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome. We limit the number of pets to two per room. There is a one-time charge of USD $100 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees. All pets receive their own gifts including bowls and a special treat. Please check our Loews Loves Pets page for more info regarding pet amenities and policies or contact us directly.
Does the Loews Chicago Hotel have a pool?
Yes, The Loews Chicago Hotel does have an indoor lap pool.
Do you provide ADA-compliant accommodations at the Loews Chicago Hotel?
Yes. Loews Chicago Hotel offers accommodations with spacious layouts for easy wheelchair access, accessible bathrooms with roll-in showers, accessible toilets with grab bars, shower seats available upon request, and ADA devices and equipment (for hearing-impaired guests).
What choices do I have to eat within walking distance of the Loews Chicago Hotel?
There are several choices within the hotel including our Streeterville Social rooftop bar, ETA Restaurant + Bar, Lobby Lounge, Starbucks ®, and in-room dining as well as a wide variety of restaurants in downtown Chicago. Some of our services, food and beverage, and/or amenities may not be available during your stay. For the most up-to-date information on what’s happening, text our Customer Engagement Center at 817-382-2988.
Which popular attractions are close to Loews Chicago Hotel?
Our downtown Chicago hotel is just 2 blocks east of Navy Pier. During the summer, Navy Pier has fireworks on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Just steps from Loews Chicago Hotel you’ll find the Magnificent Mile, famous for its shopping. Whether taking in the sights, exploring via a river cruise or a kayak, or enjoying a bite to eat and enjoying the views, the Chicago Riverwalk is a must-do attraction while in Chicago. Located in the Loop between Michigan Avenue and Lake Michigan, Grant Park offers over 312 acres of public park space. It includes Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, Buckingham Fountain, Cloud Gate, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Museum Campus. For more information about our downtown Chicago neighborhood click here.
What do I need to do to confirm my wedding date?
Once you have selected your wedding date, we will send you an agreement to confirm the date, timing, and space.
Is there a deposit due?
Yes, a 25% deposit of the agreed-upon food and beverage minimum. A payment sliding scale will be discussed in your agreement.
Can I bring in my own wine?
A $25 corkage fee will be applied for every 750 ml bottle of wine.
Does the Loews Chicago Hotel offer special group rates or discounted guest rooms for my guests?
Yes, please inquire with your Catering Manager.
When is the menu tasting?
Menu tastings may be schedule 8-10 weeks prior to your event date.
Am I allowed to bring in outside food?
Outside food may be brought into the hotel for menu items of ethnic origin that we are not able to replicate at the hotel. Please ask your Catering Manager for a list of approved vendors.
How do I coordinate a cake tasting?
We will provide you with our cake vendor's contact information and you can reach out to them directly to schedule a time that works best for you.
Will someone be there to assist during my wedding day?
Your designated Catering Manager will be available on the day of your wedding, but since weddings are very detailed and intricate, a Day of Wedding Coordinator is suggested.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Loews Chicago Hotel?
At Loews Hotels & Co the safety and well-being of our guests, team members, and communities are always a top priority.
Loews Hotels & Co is one of the first hospitality brands to receive the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management through the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the global authority on healthy buildings.
What contactless services do you provide?
For those that are looking for extra comfort and peace of mind, we are able to offer several contactless experiences during your stay.
- Chat Your Service is one of our Branded programs, a hotel-wide texting service that puts you in control of the little details that will make your stay complete. Just send us a text from your own personal phone to order Room Service, ask for recommendations, request extra towels, and more.
- You may download the Sonifi app to your smartphone and be able to turn the television on and off as well as change the channel.
- With housekeeping services being limited, we are happy to provide fresh linens and towels, dropped in a sealed bag right at your guest room door.
Are all amenities and services available?
What additional steps are you taking to protect guests?
The well-being of our guests and colleagues is our utmost priority. Loews Hotels & Co is one of the first hospitality brands to receive the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management through the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the global authority on healthy buildings. Learn more about the steps we’re taking to create the best guest experience and our commitment to service quality.