The Palmer House Chicago - Where You Want to Be
A city within a city, the Palmer House encapsulates the very essence and energy of Chicago. Have your mind read at the Magic Parlour, take the grand tour with Ken Price on the Palmer House Hilton History is Hott Tour, sip on our specialty label bourbon, have high tea at two at the Mez, recharge yourself at Balance Spa or re-energize at Balance Fitness Center.
Or walk to countless Chicago attractions outside the hotel. The Palmer House Hilton is just steps to all the action along State Street including Macy’s, Nordstrom Rack, American Apparel, H&M, Block 37 Mall and the Chicago Theatre District. Walking distance to The Art Institute, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Joffrey Ballet, Cadillac Theatre, Jeweler’s Row, Millennium Park and more!
For more information about things to do when visiting the Palmer House Hilton Hotel please see below:
Things to Do
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Enjoy the Award-winning, third-generation magician, Dennis Watkins for mind-blowing magic and mind reading amongst the historic backdrop of the Palmer House Hilton.
Friday nights at 7:30pm and 9:30pm, Saturday nights at 4:30pm, 7:30pm and 9:30pm at the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Located on the 5th floor, Balance Spa & Fitness brings you spa treatments and day spa packages that perfectly fit your needs and lifestyle.
For reservations and availability: Call 312-422-1336
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Enjoy a classic teatime in the famed lobby of The Palmer House Hilton. Prices are set at $40 for adults and $20 for children and will include an assortment of Harney & Sons teas, gourmet sandwiches, scones and sweets.
Reservations are required and must be made 24 hours in advance. Reserve by calling (312) 917-3404.
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Grab tickets to Hamilton or to any number of theaters and nightlife just steps from the Palmer House Hilton. Join us before or after your show to enjoy a special three-course meal.
Six-Hour Discounted theatre parking (for $13) available for diners at 55 East Monroe self-park. Validate with the host.
Menu available Sun – Thurs 5-10pm, Fri – Sat 5-10:30pm.
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wow her this Valentine’s Day at the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel with a throwback evening in the very place where Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong and countless other legendary greats performed during their hay-day. The Empire Room will be returning to its high café society grandeur of live floor performances, dinner and dancing in celebration of Valentine’s Day 2/11/17.
12:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Explore the Palmer House’s long and storied history in the capable hands of Ken Price, named best historian of 2014 by Historic Hotels of America. Our historic luncheon and tour begins at 12:00 p.m. with lunch at Lockwood, includes a presentation in our historic hotel museum and finishes with a tour of the art-deco lobby, grand ballrooms, and vintage artifacts throughout the hotel.
Tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday and are subject to availability. Tickets are required.