Directions to the Knickerbocker Hotel

The Kinckerbocker Hotel is located at 163 E. Walton Place in downtown Chicago. It is one block north of the Hancock Building.

From O’Hare and Midway, cabs are available towards downtown, as well as Uber and Lyft drivers. (You will need to use the phone app to do Uber and Lyft.)

The CTA trains run from both airports and the fare is $5.00 one way.

From O’Hare, take the blue line towards downtown and exit at the State/Lake stop. Walk two blocks east on Lake and take the northbound 146 bus on the south side of Lake. This bus will take you to the corner of Walton and Michigan, near the hotel.

From Midway, take the orange line towards downtown and exit at the Clark/Lake stop. Walk one block east on Lake and take the northbound 146 bus on the south side of Lake. This bus will take you to the corner of Walton and Michigan, near the hotel.

Driving Directions: (Keep in mind you must pay for parking – see information below)

From the North:
Tri-State Tollway (I-294) to the Edens Expressway (I-94) south toward Chicago. The Edens merges with the Kennedy Expressway (I-90-94). Take the Kennedy to Ohio Street (Exit 50B). Follow Ohio Street eastbound to Michigan Avenue. Turn left on Michigan Avenue, travel 1⁄2 mile (8 blocks) north to Delaware Place, just past the John Hancock Building. Turn right on Delaware Place, at the first stop sign turn left onto Mies Van Der Rohe. Turn left on Walton Place. The hotel’s entrance will be on the left (south side) of the street.

From the West:
East-West Tollway (I-88) to the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) going East. The Eisenhower becomes Congress Parkway. Take Congress Parkway to Michigan Avenue. Turn left on Michigan Avenue, travel approximately 1.7 miles north to Delaware Place, just past the John Hancock Building. Turn right on Delaware Place, at the first stop sign turn left onto Mies Van Der Rohe. Turn left on Walton Place. The hotel’s entrance will be on the left (south side) of the street.

From the South:
Take the Chicago Skyway, Calumet Expressway or Interstate 57 to the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90-94). Stay on I-90-94 North to Ohio Street, Exit 50B. Follow Ohio Street eastbound to Michigan Avenue. Turn left on Michigan Avenue, travel 1⁄2 mile (8 blocks) north to Delaware Place, just past the John Hancock Building. Turn right on Delaware Place, at the first stop sign turn left onto Mies Van Der Rohe. Turn left on Walton Place. The hotel’s entrance will be on the left (south side) of the street.

Parking information:  

Overnight parking at the hotel is $67 per night.  For alternate parking possibilities, click below.

Pre-Pay Overnight Parking Information

Please contact NFPC (312-442-9700 or [email protected]) with any questions or for further information.