16 Downtown Hotels Packed With Chicago History

16 downtown hotels packed with Chicago history; From boutique mansions to historic renovations

“Chicago’s hotel history begins with the Sauganash Hotel in 1831, when early pioneers Mark and Monique Beaubien added onto their log tavern along the Chicago River near Lake and Wacker Drive. Although it is long gone now, there are plenty of hotels that hold onto pieces of Chicago’s grand history. There is so much to admire: From the first hotels on Michigan Avenue, to historic renovations such as LondonHouse and the Chicago Athletic Association, and beautiful mansions turned boutique hotels.

Below are 16 hotels perfect for lovers of architecture and Chicago history.”

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1. Ambassador Chicago

2. The Drake

3. Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

4. Warwick Allerton

5. InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

6. LondonHouse Chicago

7. Chicago Motor Club Hampton Inn

8. St. Jane Hotel

9. The Alise Chicago

10. Chicago Athletic Association

11. Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

12. The Congress Plaza Hotel

13. The Blackstone

14. Hilton Chicago

15. The Wheeler Mansion

16. Welcome Inn Manor Bed & Breakfast