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The Drake vs The Langham, Chicago

Both hotels are endorsed by experts. Overall, The Drake, A Hilton Hotel is the choice of most writers compared to The Langham, Chicago. The Drake, A Hilton Hotel scores 90 with praise from 16 reviews like Frommer's, Star Service and DK Eyewitness.

The Drake
The Drake
8 / 10
140 E. Walton Place, Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL 60611
From $101 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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Frommer's Frommer's
"Chicago's version of New York's Plaza or Paris's Ritz may no longer be the most luxurious hotel in town, but its public spaces still maintain the regal grandeur of days gone by." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"Built in 1920, the grande dame of Chicago hotels stands tall where Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive intersect in Chicago's swanky Gold Coast." Full review
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"Opened in 1920, the Drake keeps pace with the polished neighborhood, right off the Magnificent Mile."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"The grande dame commands a striking location at the north end of Michigan Ave, near Oak St Beach." Full review
Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"The 535-room Drake Hotel is a historic property on upscale Magnificent Mile and one of Chicago’s grande dames." Full review
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The Langham, Chicago
The Langham, Chicago
9 / 10
330 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
From $293 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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Star Service Star Service
"The converging midcentury and Asian themes are notable, but its commendable service, dining and accommodations are what make it a standout." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"When it opened in London in 1865, the original Langham Hotel was considered Europe'€™s first 'grand hotel.'."
Frommer's Frommer's
"If Downton Abbey was transported in time and place to Chicago, it would be The Langham, where a team of butlers awaits you if you’re a Langham Club member." Full review
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Be sure to visit the mid-century modern bar, Travelle Bar and Lounge on the second floor, a romantic spot with incredible views.
Fodor's Fodor's
"A Mies van der Rohe-designed skyscraper is now home to the city's hottest stay, The Langham." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
Readers' Choice Award
"Located in downtown Chicago within walking distance of Grant Park and the Magnificent Mile, The Langham is a luxury hotel that's ideal for vacationers or the business traveler." Full review
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