Staying at The Drake

Celebrating 100 years, The Drake is on the Magnificent Mile and in the famed Gold Coast area of shops, dining, and nightlife. Walk to Oak Street Beach, Water Tower Place, and 360 Chicago. The hotel is favored for weddings in the Gold Coast Room and home to the iconic Palm Court for afternoon tea, once visited by Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana. It is a member of the Historic Hotels of America. 

The Drake
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-2200

Online reservations at The Drake are now being accepted. Make your reservation here.

Members interested in sharing a hotel room can post a request on the Roommate Request forum. Simply log in to your NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists membership account and post your request. NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists recommends checking back periodically for others who have posted requests.

*NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists does not validate parking. Overnight Valet Parking is $75 with 24 hour vehicle access available on Friday and Saturday. Valet Parking services are offered Sunday-Thursday from 7am-11pm- note that access to your vehicle is unavailable between the hours of 11pm through 7am Sunday through Thursday only.