Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

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17 East Monroe Street Chicago, IL 60603



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  • 08/04/202408/09/2024
  • 08/25/202409/05/2024
  • 09/20/202409/29/2024




Venue Highlights

3D Event Space

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Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Luggage storage
  • View (urban)


  • Extended stay
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Pet friendly

Business services

  • Business center

AV capabilities

  • Onsite AV staff

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa or salon

Venue accessibility

  • Bus
  • Subway
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano

Distance from airport

  • 12 mi. from venue


  • Paid parking$52.00 / day
  • Valet parking$75.00 / day

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel Meeting Space

Total meeting space110,000 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms75
Largest room22,686 sq. ft.
Second largest room20,328 sq. ft.
Exhibit Space22,686 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms1,641
Double (2 beds)594

Local Attractions

United Center

5 mi. away
Home to the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls

Theater District

1 block away

US Cellular Field

5 mi. away
Home to the Chicago White Sox

Millennium Park

1 block away
Discover a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design and art that provide the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities. In Millennium Park, you’ll find a new kind of town square – a lively, spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the city and a destination for Chicagoans and visitors alike.
201 East Randolph
Chicago, IL 60602

Wrigley Field

Built in 1914 and home to the Chicago Cubs.

Museum Campus

The Museum Campus is a pedestrian-friendly park consisting of 57 acres along the edge of Lake Michigan. It is home to three of Chicago’s most popular museums—the Adler Planetarium, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Field Museum of Natural History.

Field Museum

1 mi. away
The Field Museum of Natural History, located in Chicago, Illinois, USA, is one of the largest natural history museums in the world.
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

Grant Park

2 blocks away
Grant Park consists of 300 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and is home to attractions including Buckingham Fountain, the Lincoln Statue, the Art Institute of Chicago, Museum Campus, and Millennium Park. It also hosts a variety of events and concerts throughout the year.


Celebrating over 150 years as North America’s most established hotel and emblem of Chicago hospitality, expect your event — large or small —to be transformed into one that’s not only talked about but remembered. From the historic Empire Room to smaller salon settings, your experience will be one met with historical distinction, coupled with technology, convenience, and the customized support required to make any event a success. Create buzz through inventive culinary and cocktail presentations; spark intrigue with ingenuity through the utilization of hybrid technology + innovative meeting room configurations; and above all, give your organization a successful platform to connect. HIGHLIGHTS: • Over 150 Years Rich in History: The famed Peacock doors serve as an emblem of open hospitality at North America's Most Distinguished Hotel. As America’s most seasoned hotel, The Palmer House was the first to incorporate the light bulb, elevator, and telephone, as well as the creators of the brownie. You’ll experience the continued commitment to staying ahead of the innovation curve while preserving historic integrity. • Meetings that Connect: Five ballrooms, 77 breakout rooms, and an exhibit hall totaling over 130,000 square feet • Connect: On-site audio/visual representatives and technology center • Key Location: Located in the Loop – Chicago’s business, financial and theater district – and on the bus route to McCormick Place Convention Center as well as top Chicago destinations such as the Art Institute of Chicago, State Street shopping, Millennium Park, and plentiful public transportation • Central Standard: Ease of access from coast to coast, with two airports and nearly 3,000 inbound flights per day • Power Dining: Catering with a reputation. Lockwood Restaurant for breakfast, Lockwood Lobby Bar for cocktails & shared plates, Lockwood Express for gourmet on-the-go, and burgers, craft beers & retro concoctions at Potter’s Chicago Burger Bar will keep your attendees close and fulfilled • Hospitality Leader: Ranked 25 among the “Top 100 Meeting Hotels in the United States” by Cvent • Rejuvenation: Complimentary fitness center access, complimentary pool access, and an on-site spa • Value: Ask about the valued added first quarter offer and other promotions • Take a Virtual Tour:


High season
May 1 – Oct 31
Shoulder season
Mar 1 – Apr 30
Low season
Jan 1 – Feb 29
Nov 1 – Dec 31

Additional Information

• AAA 4-Diamond Property • Trip Advisor Green Leader, Bronze Level • Historical Hotels of America • Gold Key Award from Meeting & Conventions • Achievement of Culinary Excellence from the American Culinary Federation • TripAdvisor Excellence in Service Designation