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Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, united states, 60610

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Chicago’s Original Boutique Hotel

Gilded in Chicago's treasured Gold Coast, Ambassador Chicago is the city's original boutique hotel bringing dating back to 1926. Nestled amid the elegant mansions within the city's vibrant heart, our hotel has hosted luminaries like David Bowie, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, and Frank Sinatra. Soak in incredible views of Lake Michigan and enjoy easy access to Chicago's main shopping boulevard, Michigan Avenue.


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Our Amenities
Free Internet Access
Free Internet Access
On-Site Restaurant
On-Site Restaurant
Digital Check-In
Digital Check-In
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Meeting Facilities
Meeting Facilities
Pet Friendly
Pet Friendly
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Library Space at Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago

reasons to stay

  • Onsite Restaurants at Hotel Ambassador, Chicago
    On-site restaurant and bar
  • Skyline View from Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago
    Near chicago attractions
  • Reasons to Stay Pet Friendly at Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago
  • 24 Hours Gym at Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago
    24-Hour fitness center
  • Banks Boardroom at Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago
    Meeting & event venues
Luxuriate in lavish accommodations featuring timeless furnishings and white-on-white décor with captivating vistas of the Gold Coast neighborhood.

iconic dining

Exceptional Dining Experiences Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago
Discover stellar dining in Chicago's Gold Coast. Savor a delicious breakfast and all-day snacks at The Library or nosh on gourmet bites and creative cocktails at The Ambassador Room.


Discover 9,300 sq ft of sophisticated spaces, from a screening room and boardroom to breakout meeting rooms. Host your business event in the heart of the Gold Coast.
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Meeting Rooms at Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago
  • Dream Weddings at Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago


    Make your dream wedding come true in elegant venues like our Astor room, featuring a 645 sq ft rooftop terrace with stunning views of the Gold Coast and Lake Michigan.
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things to do

Situated just steps from the Magnificent Mile and Michigan Avenue, there is no shortage of iconic shopping and delectable dining options.
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"Excellent location. Fabulous service. We visited during the Chicago Marathon. Location made it easy to spectate, close to the L, close to the water. The service at the hotel was exemplary! Staff were super friendly and helpful. Excellent place to stay!"
Denise L.
Terrace View, Hotel Ambassador Chicago, Chicago

traveler's insights

  • Does the Ambassador Chicago offer guest parking?
    We offer valet parking with unlimited in-out privileges for $62 per night. There are self-park options within a two block walk of our hotel. These options do not allow in-out privileges. Our team is happy to assist you in finding the best option to suit your needs.
  • What is a Destination Fee and what does it cover?
    A daily destination fee of $17.00 (subject to change) is applied to each room of your stay in order to provide the following services and amenities, which enhance the guest experience. Please contact the hotel directly for more information.
    • Daily cup of La Colombe brewed coffee or assorted hot teas in The Library from 6:30am – 11:00am
    • Premium high-speed Wi-Fi
    • Fitbod app for customized workouts
    • Unlimited local & 800 calls
    • Access to exclusive discounts at Gold Coast neighborhood boutiques, spas and fitness studios
    • Society of Architectural Historians Museum/tour discounts
    • Discounts and customized PAWesome experience package at Tails in the City-swanky supply store for cats and dogs
    • Use of Shinola bicycles
    • Priority access to Luxe Dog Nanny concierge services
  • What are check-in and check-out times?
    • Check-In: 3:00 PM
    • Check-Out: 12:00 PM
    Late check-out is available by advance request and on a first come first served basis.
  • Is the Ambassador Chicago pet-friendly and are there any pet restrictions?
    Leashed dogs are welcome at Ambassador Chicago. Guests may bring up to two pets with a combined weight of no more than 50 lbs. A non-refundable pet fee of $75 will be applied to your stay. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
  • Is smoking allowed at Ambassador Chicago?
    No, to ensure the comfort of all of our guests we are a smoke-free property. There is no smoking in any of our guest rooms, suites, event venues, lobby, or restaurants and bars.
  • Does Ambassador Chicago have a fitness center?
    Ambassador Chicago offers a complimentary fitness center, open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The fitness center offers cardio and weight training equipment for a total body workout.
  • Does Ambassador Chicago offer free Wi-Fi?
    Ambassador Chicago offers complimentary Wi-Fi for guests, making it easy to connect with home and office while you travel.
  • What are the check-in and check-out time at Ambassador Chicago?
    The check-in time is 3:00 PM and the check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact our front desk to extend your check-out time and we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • Does Ambassador Chicago offer restaurants and dining?

    Ambassador Chicago offers vibrant dining experiences, including The Ambassador Room, and The Library, serving creative cocktails and American cuisine.

  • Does Ambassador Chicago offer meeting and event space?

    Ambassador Chicago features well-appointed event spaces, including 12 meeting rooms, indoor and outdoor venues. Let our certified event planners help you coordinate the perfect meeting, event, wedding, or celebration.