We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ambassador Chicago

Traveller (397)
Room & Suite (242)
Ratings and reviews
#101 of 198 Hotels in Chicago
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pump room”(411 reviews)
“public hotel”(127 reviews)
“library bar”(74 reviews)
View all reviews
What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star Hotel
With a rich history rooted in Chicago’s Jazz Age, Ambassador Chicago is the city’s original boutique hotel dating back to 1926. Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, the iconic property has hosted the who’s who of the 20th and 21st centuries having served as a local beacon to...
Offers from Ambassador Chicago
Special Price: Up to 35% Off
Hotel deals
View all hotel information
Location and contact
1301 N State Pkwy, State and Goethe, Chicago, IL 60610
Hotel website
16.8 km to Midway Airport
85 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.9 km from 360 Chicago Observation Deck
View nearby attractions and restaurants
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
29 Jul30 Jul
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$174.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Chicago hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","ATTRACTIONS_CHECKOUT_SUPPRESS_INSECURE_SIGN_IN","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0ad0ec936a31401ea6faf20458f5ec1d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":87629,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[63260182],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":175,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"0ad0ec936a31401ea6faf20458f5ec1d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":174,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":174,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Ambassador Chicago","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjBhZDBlYzkzNmEzMTQwMWVhNmZhZjIwNDU4ZjVlYzFkIiwiQUlLIjoiNDQyMzFhNTg3YzVmNDVmZmI0ZjAxMDM3ZDliMjg2MGEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "29/07/2018", "checkOut": "30/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$174", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"63260182":"IB_SabreHospitalitySolu_1Fv9i6k"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (1,782)
Filter reviews
1,688 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspump roompublic hotellibrary barthe gold coastian schragergreat neighborhoodrush streetcommon areasguest roomslincoln parkfew blocksupon checklake michiganmag milethe magnificent milethe looplobby
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 1,688 reviews
Reviewed today

We enjoyed our here this 4rth of July. The Location was perfect and there was no fireworks going crazy all night long.. We walked to restaurants,and the lake was very near by.The staff was awesome. Luis and Scatt were very helpful!! Looking forward staying here...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Erjon D
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Ambassador is a MUST stay hotel in Chicago! Not only was our room gorgeous, it was immaculately clean, quite, and comfortable. In addition to the splendor of the building, the entire staff was incredible! Everyone went out of their way to help make our...More

2  Thank RhondaGlan
Response from Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ambassador ChicagoResponded 18 May 2018

Rhonda, Thank you for the fantastic review! We look forward to welcoming you and the family the next time you visit Chicago!

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed today via mobile

The Ambassador Chicago is a jewel in a beautiful, safe and friendly neighbourhood. The staff is welcoming and accommodating, as well as eager to help in any way possible. Thanks to Travis Howard, the Guest Relations Manager, we experienced the best blues club in Chicago,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting Chicago for the first time. This hotel and staff are truly amazing. Our room was very comfortable and the staff were attentive to our requests. Travis Howard, the Guest Relations Manager was awesome. He was very helpful at recommending different venues and places to...More

Thank Rosemary Elaine H
Reviewed 4 days ago

The one thing that stood out to us was the valets for the hotel, two in particular were exceptional and even helped us to our room as I have a disability on multiple occasions. These gentlemen were named James and Sean.They were so kind! Also...More

1  Thank vevankova
Response from Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ambassador ChicagoResponded 3 days ago

vevankova, WOW- what a great review! Thank you! I will make sure to pass along you accolades to both James and Sean. We pride ourselves most on our service and we're glad you took notice. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time...More

View more reviews
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Price range
US$159 - US$475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#52 Business Hotel in Chicago
#60 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#74 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$159 - US$475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#52 Business Hotel in Chicago
#60 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#74 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (397)
Room & Suite (242)
Dining (102)
Amenities (31)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
24 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Travis H | Property representative |
it might be tight, but there are two bed in a double room!
Sherry L
25 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Travis H | Property representative |
Parking in $67.00 nightly with in and out privileges. The garage is off property and in a a secured building with 24 hour surveillance.
Toni F
13 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Azntiger | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I really don't know but the Ambassador Hotel is cozy and charming!
Room Tips
"Amazing Suite on the 15th floor."
Read review
"Ask for a room on the higher floors that faces Michigan Lake, you're welcome ;-)"
Read review
"If you join I Prefer rewards, you can get an upgrade if one is available."
Read review
"quite rooms"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing