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Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile

640 N. Wabash Avenue , Chicago, Illinois 60611

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We’re big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you’re away.
Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

Welcome to our Holiday Inn Express Magnificent Mile Hotel.

Our downtown Chicago hotel, conveniently located off Michigan Avenue on the Magnificent Mile, is situated in the heart of Chicago near several businesses and attractions.

Business travelers will appreciate our downtown Chicago hotel location near major companies such as Deloitte, Boeing, AT&T, Sun Microsystems, Computer Sciences Corp. and Northwestern Hospital. Flying into Chicago? Our Chicago hotel is close to O'Hare (18 miles) and Midway (12 miles) Airports, saving time for the busy executive.

Staying at this landmark Chicago hotel will make it easy to visit popular Chicago attractions like the Shedd Aquarium, the Art Institute, Navy Pier, Lincoln Park Zoo and Millennium Park. Just 2 blocks away from Michigan Ave, Chicago's Magnificent Mile, where you can indulge in shopping at the Water Tower Place, Nordstrom Mall, plus more shops to choose from.

The historic Holiday Inn Express Magnificent Mile hotel has 174 guestrooms and 1 suite. The public areas reflect 1920s Beaux Arts' architecture and feature a great room with comfortable seating areas for the complimentary Express Start breakfast. Our Chicago hotel provides a chic, urban setting that is Wi-Fi friendly, stylishly updated and convenient to downtown businesses and attractions. Whether you visit Chicago for business or vacation travel, stay comfortably at our Magnificent Mile hotel.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
Busy travelers can recharge in our newly-renovated downtown Chicago hotel rooms near the Magnificent Mile. Rooms have pillowtop mattresses, free high-speed, wireless Internet access and free local calls. A 37-in flat panel TV and i-Pod dock alarm clock radios are available for your entertainment.
Room Features


  • Pillow Menu
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-room Safe
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Bathtub

In-Room Features

  • Coffee Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod Docking Station with Clock Radio
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Free Local Calls
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Premium Channels
  • Pay-per-view Available
  • Stereo/Radio
  • Sound System
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Two-line Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 120AC
  • Power Converter Available
  • Electrical Adapters Available
  • Complimentary Morning Newspaper
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
The hotel is limited service and does not have any food and beverage outlets or meeting space on property. The hotel does offer complimentary Hot Start Breakfast. Breakfast hours are 0630 - 0930 on weekdays and 0700-1000 on weekends.
  • Full Breakfast Included
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
  • Kids Eat Free
  • Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
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Business Services

  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
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Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

Our Fitness center offers a 2 treadmill, bike, and free weights. Some of the additional accessory we have include yoga mats and a weight ball. Open 24/7 for in-house guest.

Hours of Operation: 12:01 AM to 12:00 AM

Fitness Center Type: LIMITED

Fitness Center Equipment:

  • Treadmill
  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Stationary Bicycle

Last Renovation of Fitness Center Equipment: 2011

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping

Added Value

  • Concierge Services
  • Wake Up Calls
  • ATM/Cash Machine
  • Ice Machine

Hotel Details

640 N. Wabash Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60611

United States


Check In: 3:00 PM

Check Out: 12:00 PM

Check-in Age: 18

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 54 USD
    • Valet parking $54 overnight with in and out privileges. Garage has a maximum height restriction of 6" on all vehicles. Garage is located 3 blocks away from hotel. Not same as SELF parking Lot
  • Shuttle + -

    • Quality Reliable and Affordable Chicago Transportation Service GO Airport Express is Chicago's premier door-to-door airport shuttle service

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  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms
    • Registration Desk
    • Business Center
    • Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 0

      Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance

    • Registration Area
    • Accessible Guest Rooms
    • Business Center
    • Exercise Facility

      Provided by Hotel

    • Accessible Self Parking
    • Van Accessible Self Parking
    • Ramp Access
    • Portable Bathtub Seats
    • Closed Caption TVs
    • Telephone with TDD
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Service Animals Allowed
    • Pet's are not permitted on property. Only Service animals.
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 16
    • Total Number of Rooms: 174
    • Number of Suites: 1
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 174
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 8
    • Public Spaces Renovated in: 2019
    • Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2019

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  • Languages + -

    Languages Spoken by Staff

    • English
    • Serbian
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • JCB
    • Discover
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
    Highlights subtitle
    Newly Renovated Guest rooms
    "Bleisure" Travel
    A True Shopping Experience
    FREE Hot Breakfast
    1920's Beaux Arts' Architecture
    Newly Renovated Guest rooms
    The Holiday Inn Express Chicago Magnificent Mile is newly renovated with 174 cozy rooms available for you to immerse yourself in for the night. Our Grand Lobby/Solarium & Breakfast Bar area has a new touch of personality with a modern appeal to corporate & leisure travelers. (as of April 2019)
    "Bleisure" Travel
    is a portmanteau of “business” and “leisure”. It's our goal to make you look forward to your work-related travel! Our location offers the opportunity for you to learn more about the Windy City. Extend your work trip into a mini vacation. Book your travel today and earn IHG Rewards points!
    A True Shopping Experience
    The Magnificent Mile boasts more than 460 retailers, including popular brands, major department stores, international luxury labels & designers in three vertical shopping centers;The Shops at North Bridge, 900 North Michigan Shops, or Water Tower Place. Did we mention our hotel is only 2 blocks from the start of it all? Plan your spree today!
    FREE Hot Breakfast
    Breakfast of Champions! Want something sweet? Grab our cinnamon roll. More into savory? We offer bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, and a healthy egg white omelet. As always, our complimentary hot coffee is available around the clock. Grab a plate, fuel up, and Be The Readiest to kick start your day.
    1920's Beaux Arts' Architecture
    Chicago is rich in history & architecture, why not stay a hotel that reflects both? Our hotel provides a chic, urban setting that is Wi-Fi friendly, stylishly updated & convenient to the Magnificent Mile. Looking for other iconic buildings not to miss? Try the Rookery Building, Wrigley Building or the Chicago Cultural Center! Immerse yourself!
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile

    • At Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 54 USD and valet parking is available for a daily rate of 54 USD.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • No, there is not a local area shuttle available at Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile does not have a pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile is available from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 12:00 PM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile offers free WiFi!

    • No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile has 174 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile.