Famous for dyeing its river green, Chicago is one of the best U.S. cities for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Delicious food and joyful festivities for the river dyeing on March 11 and the holiday on March 17 await! Below are 7 of the best choices to book your hotel in Chicago during St. Patrick’s Day! If hotels aren’t your thing, however, check out our list of unique Chicago AirBnB and local hostels as an alternative!

The Blackstone

636 South Michigan Avenue Lobby Entrance On, E Balbo Dr, Chicago, IL 60605

This St. Patrick’s Day, The Blackstone is taking the phrase “president for a day” to new heights. With this extravagant package experience, guests stay in the Presidential Suite A.K.A the “smoke-filled room” suite, and enjoy special touches such as an authentic typewriter fitted with Blackstone letterhead and your own personal JFK cardboard cutout, offering the perfect photo opp. After an impromptu photoshoot, embark on a private Breeze helicopter tour of the Chicago Loop neighborhood to see the city’s iconic green-dyed river from a whole new perspective. 


The presidential package starts at $2,200 per night. Guests can book the President For A Day Package by calling the reservation line at (312) 542-3431. The package is available to book now and beyond the holiday.

Image Credit: Bar Pendry


230 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601


Located just steps away from the Chicago River on the iconic Magnificent Mile, Pendry Chicago is the perfect stop-in for visitors and locals all throughout Saint Patricks Day weekend.

From March 10th to 12th, guests can get a front-row seat to iconic Chicago Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations with Pendry Chicago’s Emerald Escape Package. When you book the special experience, you’ll be upgraded to a Corner One Bedroom Suite with a phenomenal view of the freshly-dyed-green Chicago River, and be greeted with a welcome flight of Irish whiskeys plus receive a $100 hotel credit to be used at any of their on-site venues. Meanwhile, guests can curl up by the central fireplace for an Irish Whiskey flight At ground-floor classic cocktail lounge Bar Pendry.


Silversmith Hotel

10 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603


There’s nothing quite like St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago when the windy city’s Irish pride is on full display. In March, Irish taverns are packed with revelers, jovial crowds fill the city streets, and the Chicago River glistens brilliant shades of emerald green. From boisterous pub crawls to lively parades, Downtown Chicago transforms into an exciting destination for tourists. Just steps away from the epicenter of the festival’s top attractions, Silversmith Hotel offers a premier choice for those seeking out the best St. Patrick’s Day happenings. Explore Chicago St. Patrick’s Day events and indulge in a wee bit o’ fun in the heart of the windy city

Palmer House

17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603 

Celebrate the Luck of the Irish at the Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and witness the Chicago River as it is dyed green, then walk to the Palmer House for your favorite Irish sips & pints from Lockwood Lobby Bar.  For a limited time, Call Dibs and Save some Green at Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel with Shamrockin’ inclusions within walking distance of Chicago’s favorite Saint Patrick’s celebrations.

Call Dibs on CHI-RISH Package Inclusions:

Overnight accommodations for two. Insider tip- reserve a guest favorite room with 2 beds & 2 baths. 
Upgraded accommodations, based upon availability at check-in.
Late check-out of 1PM, based upon availability.
2 Cocktails from Lockwood Lobby Bar
Complimentary self-parking at 55 East Monroe Street Garage, located across the street.

Hotel Felix

111 W Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60654

Get lucky this St. Patrick’s Day with a special offer from the Hotel Felix Chicago! Book your stay during the month of March 2023 and receive 5% off your reservation. Located in the heart of Chicago, the Hotel Felix is the perfect place to celebrate the holiday in style. Their stylish rooms and suites offer a cozy and comfortable retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

With this limited-time offer, you’ll have more to spend on exploring all the exciting things that Chicago has to offer around Saint Patrick’s Day. To take advantage of this offer, book your stay directly through this link or by phone and mention the ‘St. Patrick’s Special’ at the time of booking. Don’t wait – this offer is only available for a limited time!


Virgin Hotels

203 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

Virgin Hotels Chicago is the perfect place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Weekend in the Windy City. From rooftop views of the iconic river dyeing, to live music throughout the hotel, there is no shortage of entertainment to celebrate the holiday. For guests traveling into Chicago to participate in the city’s 61-year-long tradition, Virgin Hotels Chicago is offering a Charmed Life package which includes 20% off accommodations for select dates throughout March. 

The Godfrey Hotel Chicago

127 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60654

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a unique experience at I|O Godfrey, where panoramic skyline views and shimmering water elements are the perfect setting for you to soak up the unmatched energy of Chicago’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Then, return to your graciously-sized guest room and sprawl out, or decompress at its famous on-site spa. Tickets for the St. Patrick’s Day party include bottomless beer, mimosas, bloody marys & a breakfast buffet! Celebrate St. Pat’s at one of the hottest spots in Chicago! For more info visit, https://www.paddyhard.com

Featured Image: The Blackstone

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