Downtown Chicago’s Accessible Hotel Guide

If you are looking for the perfect vacation destination this summer, consider taking a road trip to downtown Chicago! The Windy City offers an abundance of accessible accommodations for every style and budget. You’ll see plenty of handicap vans in Illinois, too, since Chicago is considered to be one of the more accessible cities to live (and visit!) for wheelchair users. Check out our top picks for accessible hotels and attractions in Chicago. Happy planning!

Accessible Hotels in Chicago

All of the hotels below feature wheelchair accessible guest rooms, restaurants, elevators, public restrooms and other amenities. Many also have additional assistive equipment on hand such as wheelchairs and shower benches. For more information on these hotels, visit their websites by clicking the links below.

Renaissance Chicago Hotel

Located on the northern edge of the Loop, the Renaissance Chicago Hotel is conveniently located near plenty of restaurants and shopping. With modern style and a touch of elegance, this hotel is one of the few properties with a pool in downtown Chicago.


W Chicago City Center

Located in the heart of the Loop, the W Chicago City Center is just minutes away from iconic tourist hot spots such as the Willis Tower, the Chicago Art Institute, Millenium Park, Block 37, Downtown Chicago shopping and the Chicago Theater District. This high-tech hotel boasts luxurious in-room amenities including CD alarm clocks, interactive TVs and cordless phones.


Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

Every guest is a VIP at Hard Rock Hotel Chicago! Located in the historic landmark Carbide and Carbon building, this hotel has plenty of urban style and rock star swagger. The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago features accessible suites, including both one bedrooms and studios. This trendy property offers an extensive list of amenities, so whether you’re looking to relax and unwind or be in the center of the action, they’ve got you covered!

Palmer House Hilton

The Palmer House Hilton recently underwent a $170 million renovation in order to better suit the conveniences and comforts of their guests. They doubled their number of accessible guest rooms, and they also added a new lobby-level restaurant and lounge, upscale retail shops and a full-service spa. The Palmer House Hilton is also located in the heart of the Loop, so you’re in the middle of Chicago’s business, financial and theatre districts.


The Silversmith Chicago Hotel

The Silversmith Hotel & Suites is a boutique hotel that blends contemporary design with historic architecture. It’s central location in the Loop makes it a great option for tourists seeking Chicago’s best culture, arts and sports attractions. The stunning guest rooms feature 12-foot ceilings and complimentary high-speed internet.


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