The Drake Hotel
Situated on East Walton Place, a lakeshore landmark in Chicago, The Drake Hotel emerges from the charming tree-lined streets as an iconic urban venue for a stylish wedding and reception. Imbued with the rich historical charm of the early 19th century, the hotel seamlessly blends the past and present through its upgraded furnishings and decor. With three distinct spaces designed to host your ceremony and celebration, this venue effortlessly caters to both large and intimate guest lists.
At the heart of The Drake Hotel is the magnificent Gold Coast Room, a grand space that rivals the ballroom of Buckingham Palace in size. Here, you and your guests will be treated to majestic views of Lake Michigan, creating a truly awe-inspiring backdrop. Alternatively, the Grand Ballroom offers an equally splendid setting with its long reception tables and comfortable seating, beautifully framing an intimate ceremony space. For those seeking a touch of Chicago culture, the French Room awaits, adorned with elegant wall moldings that draw the gaze upward to exquisite chandelier lighting.
No matter which romantic space you choose, The Drake Hotel exudes a timeless style that complements the eternal nature of your love. Its classic allure, combined with modern amenities, ensures an unforgettable wedding experience. Allow The Drake Hotel to be the backdrop for your special day, where history and sophistication intertwine to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Ballrooms, City/Skyline View, Historic/Landmark Building, Hotel/Resort, Ocean/Waterfront View
Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception