Our Hotel Wins Fodor’s BEST Award

We are thrilled to share that we have recently won another award – Fodor’s BEST Award! Fodor’s Travel is the leading name in travel guides and has been for over 80 years. Many editors and writers from Chicago have evaluated our city’s hotels and selected Hotel Felix as one of the best budget hotels in Chicago. 

Not only are we eco-friendly and emphasize the importance of sustainable practices, but we also make sure our rates are affordable without losing the unique elements that make us a boutique hotel that stands out from the rest.

Thank you to Fodor’s Travel for giving our hotel a platform! Click here to book  your visit with us today.

Happy Friday!

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Chicago

Did you know that Chicago is home to one of the biggest Chinatowns in North America? We’re excited to be celebrating Chinese New Year in Chicago this month, beginning February 16 and running though March 4. 2018 is the year of the dog!

Visit the Chicago Cultural Center on Friday, February 16 for a kickoff celebration! The Chinese Fine Arts Society kicks off with dance, music and martial arts. The Chongqing Chuanju Opera Theatre, who will be in town from China, will be giving a special sneak peek of their upcoming performance at Symphony Center on February 17.

The following weekend brings special events to Navy Pier! Their celebration is a family-friendly event with performances, art, food and more to celebrate the year of the Dog. The event will feature performances from award-winning dance troupes and special martial arts demonstrations.

For more info and other events happening in Chicago during Chinese New Year, click here.

Our Hotel Receives TripExpert’s 2018 Experts’ Choice Award

We are happy to share that we have received TripExpert’s 2018 Experts’ Choice Award – which is based on over 1 million reviews. The reviews are composed of 85 travel guides, magazines and newspapers.

We are honored to be receiving this award – one that is awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Having a TripExpert Score of 70 or more
  • Being in the top 10-20% of comparable venues in the same destination.
  • The score is based on how many publications have recommended our hotel.

We thank TripExpert for giving our hotel this platform and for the visitors who have stayed with us during the past year. We look forward to welcoming even more visitors in 2018!


Soak Up The Snow!

Who says the best things to do in Chicago are in the summer? We’re enjoying the weather while it lasts, including our favorite spots for sledding, ice skating, and indoor activities for those who prefer to not bundle up. Enjoy!

Visit the Wild Reef Exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium
Experience the thrill of being not-so-dangerously close to the sharks!

Go ice skating at the John Hancock Observatory
Take the opportunity to skate 1000 feet in the air on the 94th floor of this iconic landmark, while taking in to die for views of the city.

Take a snowy selfie with #TheBean
Make a beeline to Millennium Park the moment you see signs of snow for your meet-and-greet with “The Bean,” the famous sculpture and #1 Chicago sight.

A play date with a polar bear
Meet Siku, the 1,000-lb polar bear who’s a resident of the Walter Family Arctic Tundra, one of several new habitats at Lincoln Park Zoo.

Relax in a rooftop snow globe
What better place to watch the snow fall?

Sledding at Soldier Field
North of the field, you’ll find a 35-foot-tall hill perfect for a smooth ride down as you get a view of the lakefront.