You're eligible for a Genius discount at Freehand Chicago! To save at this property, all you have to do is sign in.

Featuring a restaurant, Freehand Chicago is located in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Free WiFi access is available. Both the John Hancock Observatory and Millennium Park are within 0.6 mi of the hotel. Offering both private and shared rooms, the property provides a seating area, desk and air conditioning. Linen and towels are provided as well. Select rooms include a flat-screen TV. A 24-hour front desk welcomes guests to Freehand Chicago, which includes a shared lounge. Other amenities offered include lockers and luggage storage. The Broken Shaker offers up signature cocktails and small bites in a relaxing and unique space. Cafe Integral serves Nicaraguan gourmet coffee and creative breakfast dishes. The hotel is a 2-minute walk away from the Magnificent Mile and a 10-minute walk from Water Tower Chicago. Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 16 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Generator Hostels
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Located in the heart of Chicago, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2


Sign in, save money
Sign in, save money
You could save 10% or more at this property when you sign in

Availability

Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room Type
Number of guests
 
4 bunk beds
1 twin bed
4 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
7.9
Facilities
7.5
Cleanliness
7.7
Comfort
7.7
Value for money
7.6
Location
9.2
Free Wifi
8.3
Select topics to read reviews:

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • Broken Shaker
    • Cuisine
      American • Local
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic
  • Cafe
    • Cuisine
      American • Local
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern

Amenities of Freehand Chicago

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • 2 restaurants
  • Room service
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • View
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs $49 per day.
  • Parking garage
Services
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

Freehand Chicago takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Freehand Chicago accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please be informed that, any reservation of 10 people or more per night will be considered a group with different terms and conditions. Groups reservations can only be made through our reservations team, and Generator reserves the right to cancel it otherwise.

Additionally, we would welcome a dog on property but only when staying in a private room and subject to a fee per dog/per Stay. Please note that the property can only allow pets with a maximum weight of 34 kilos / 75 pounds.

PAYMENT: For Advance Purchase rates/Non Refundable rates, we require the payment card used for booking to be presented upon check in.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of $50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Freehand Chicago

  • Freehand Chicago offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Evening entertainment
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Happy hour
    • Live music/Performance

  • Freehand Chicago has 2 restaurants:

    • Broken Shaker
    • Cafe

  • Freehand Chicago is 0.7 miles from the center of Chicago. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Freehand Chicago include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Bed in Dorm
    • Suite
    • Dorm Room

  • The prices at Freehand Chicago may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 0.8 miles from Freehand Chicago. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Freehand Chicago is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.