Hotel Reservations for The Drake Hotel Chicago

STLE has reserved a room block for guests attending the 2018 Tribology Frontiers Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Special discounted rates have been negotiated at The Drake Hotel Chicago (Headquarters Hotel). Please visit https://aws.passkey.com/go/STLE2018 to reserve your rooms, or make changes to existing room reservations. Government room rates are available. Please email ghedland@bacon-hedland.com to receive the link.

Housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and STLE does not guarantee room availability. If you plan on attending the 2018 Tribology Frontiers Conference, you are urged to make your room reservations as soon as possible. The deadline for hotel reservations has passed.

The Drake Hotel Chicago 

140 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611-1501
(312) 787-2200


About The Drake Hotel Chicago

No other Chicago hotel has inspired more legendary acclaim on par with The Drake, a Hilton Hotel. This timeless property affords guests easy access to the city's most exclusive shopping, nightlife and dining.

The Drake was built as the nation’s first urban resort located at the top of The Magnificent Mile and Oak Street Park & Beach.  The Historic Hotel of America has been welcoming guests since opening on New Years' Eve in 1920, offering amenities and services synonymous with Gold Coast living.

Hotel Services & Amenities

  • Check-in/Out: Digital Key Check-in (via Hilton Honors app) and straight to room, and express check-out.
  • Stay Connected: The Drake offers Standard Wi-Fi Services of 5 MBPS for $12.95 per day, and Premium Wi-Fi Services of 10 MBPS for $18.95 per day.
  • Transportation: Accessible by public transportation system - Chicago Transit Authority. Private transportation services include airport shuttles and hired car services.
  • Parking: Valet parking ($70 per day) and self-park ($49 per day).
  • Fitness Center: Complimentary use of the 3,000-square-foot fitness center on property. Access to the Equinox, full-service fitness center located adjacent to the hotel in the 900 N. Michigan Avenue/Bloomingdale's Building, is available for a per visit fee.
  • Dining: In-room dining from 6 am-1 am, plus five iconic outlets including Coq d'Or Restaurant & Piano Lounge, Camellia Room for breakfast and brunch on weekends, the legendary Palm Court for afternoon tea service, and Lavazza Cafe.
  • Business Center: Offers 24-hour complimentary access equipped with technology resources to allow web surfing, copying, faxing, and printing.
  • Concierge Service: Les Clef d'Or concierge
  • Arcade Level Shopping: Located on the ground level, including Chanel, Georg Jensen, Van Cleef & Arpels, Hildt Galleries, and Travel Traders.
  • Pet-Friendly Services: Pet-friendly hotel. Deposit: $100 (Non-Refundable). Maximum Weight: 75 lbs. Inquire with Luxe Dog Nanny founded by Julianne D'Chaump to give your dog the luxe life.