Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 15 publications
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15 expert recommendations



A perennial tourist favorite, Hard Rock's Chicago outpost is an Art Deco landmark done up in sexy rock 'n' roll style.



Channel your inner Hendrix at this way-cool 381-room Loop boutique, aptly located in a champagne-bottle-shaped Art Deco high-rise.


Condé Nast Traveler 67.9

Now, it’s a 340-room hotel best appreciated by anyone who’s ever had a rock and roll fantasy. Full review →



The restaurant chain may not be that wonderful, but the hotel—flashy, loud, and packed with plasma TVs—has our approval. Full review →

Ask for a tower room, which comes with striking views of Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park, and the Chicago River.

Frommer's 33

Despite the name, you'll pass more business travelers than rock stars in the hallways, but the Hard Rock's eclectic decor gives it an edgier vibe than other Loop hotels. Full review →


Gayot 48

Its exterior preserves the landmark 1929 Art Deco Carbide and Carbon Building, while its interior reflects a more contemporary style well-known to aficionados of the Hard Rock brand. Full review →



Slick party palace with a raging music club and haute comfort fare by a celeb chef. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Despite the price level, standard rooms are just that – standard, mod clean lines and all. Full review →


Michelin Guide

This fun and upbeat hotel offers reasonable prices for the cool vibe and central location.


Not For Tourists

This 40-story structure, with two basements on rock caissons, was completed in 1929 as an office skyscraper, originally as the Carbide & Carbon Building. Known for its handsome gold and... Full review →


Oyster 4.0

Inside, the property is sophisticated, stylish, and fun, with some original art deco embellishments on the floor and, of course, the rock-n-roll paraphernalia. Full review →


Star Service Tick 3

The theme here is music, which underscores the decor, dining and of course attitude. There are even complimentary Fender guitar rentals. Full review →


The Telegraph 9.0

The rebellious attitude starts with the building design Full review →


Time Out

With Beatles in the bathrooms and Madonna in the corridors, there’s little doubt about this hotel’s theme. Full review →


Zagat 4.0

No need to “rock hard” to visit this chain link just off the Magnificent Mile (many guests are business travelers), but a “party-ish atmosphere”, slick lobby, and a “cool vibe.”

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Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

4 Star Hotel hardrockhotelchicago.com

230 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601

  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Air Conditioning
  • Family Friendly

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