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Hotel Policies & Best Rate Guarantee

Best Rate Guarantee

When you book directly with Hotel Felix, you will always receive the best published rate available online on our website. We also do not charge booking fees and you will always have the flexibility of making date changes.

If you do find a lower published rate for the same rate type, dates, room type, policies, restrictions etc. within 24 hours of booking your room, we will match that rate. In order to receive this adjustment please send an email with a copy of the screen shot of the confirmation page displaying rate, dates and room type to Ghislain Claudon in addition to any other pertinent information on the booking site, such as the date and time you viewed the lower rate.

Urban Fee

Hotel Felix Chicago is all about re-imagining the urban experience. Starting January 1st, 2019, a daily urban fee of $16.76 per room/per night, will be added to all reservations in addition to your current nightly rate (subect to change). Our urban fee allows us to ensure that we are providing the best accommodation for our valued guests.

The benefits of this service include:

  • Morning Coffee at Big Shoulders
  • Bottled of water upon check-in
  • Hi-Speed Wi-Fi Internet
  • Digital E-reader newspapers via Pressreader
  • Access to fitness center (24/7)
  • Access to business center, printing, faxing
  • Local phone calls

Debit Card Users

There is a $60 pre-authorization placed on your card at check-in to account for any incidental charges you may incur including, but not limited to parking and food & beverage charges, and Urban Fees.  Funds will be held as a ‘pending charge’ and will be unavailable to you.  Any unused funds is reversed back to your bank institution within 7-10 business days after check out, depending on your banking institution.

We DO NOT accept Cash Deposits.

Early/Late request

  • CHECK-IN: 3:00PM
    (Early Check-in fee is $20 before tax before 1pm, based on hotel availability at time of check-in)
    • Luggage storage is available with our front desk team, at no cost for guest that has red-eye flights.
  • CHECK-OUT: 12:00PM (Noon)
    (Late Check-out fee is $30 after 1pm and a full night’s rate if guest stay after 3pm) 
    • Luggage storage is available with our front desk team, at no cost for guest that has later flights.

Valet Parking

$60/night per vehicle and offers unlimited in/out privileges. To valet your vehicle during your stay please arrive at our front entrance located and our valet staff will assist you.

Chicago Parking Meters is available. Whether you use ParkChicago© (App) or the pay boxes on the street, hourly parking rates range from $2 (outside the Loop and Central Business District) to $4.50 (Central Business District), and $7.00 (Loop). (subject to change)

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Taxi & Share ride

Don't feel like taking the CTA system? You'll find no shortage of cabs, Ubers, or Lyfts at either of the city's airports.


Taxi Fare: $50.00 to $60.00
Car-Share Estimate: $35.00 to $45.00
Travel Time: 45 to 65 minutes, depending on traffic


Taxi Fare: $39.00 to $50.00
Car-Share Estimate: $30.00 to $40.00
Travel Time: 30 to 50 minutes, depending on traffic

Chicago Transportation Authority (CTA) Guide

For more detailed information on navigating the "L", getting a Ventra card, and traversing the city, visit the If taking the CTA via Blue from O'Hare there is a $5.00 fee, that would need to be paid at the train terminal.

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Smoking Policy

Hotel Felix is a Non-smoking hotel. Guests who smoke in their room and/or any indication that smoking has occurred in their room will be charged a $200 cleaning fee. A smoking area is provided outside of the hotel.  

At the Hotel Felix we will make you feel Happy. Naturally. For more information, see the Smoke-free Illinois Act.

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Age Requirement

Guests must be 21 years of age and older, in order to check into the hotel.  Proper Valid Identification will be needed at the time of check-in.

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