Praise for Our Award-Winning Chicago Four Star Luxury Hotel

When you travel we know you have a lot of options. While we think the Burnham Hotel is the best hotel in Chicago - it turns out many other people do too! We've been featured in magazines like Architectural Digest and lauded in Conde Nast's Top Hotel's in the United States. Check out some of the other awards and honors we've received.

And, of course, we couldn't have done it without you.

Awards and Honors for Hotel Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel

Our Chicago luxury hotel is listed on the National Trust's Historic Hotels of America register. Other organizations also laud the Hotel Burnham's commitment to historic preservation:

  • TripAdvisor
    2014 Certificate of Excellence Award
  • US News & World Report
    Best Hotels in the USA, 2013
  • Conde Nast Traveler
    Conde Nast Top 200 Hotels in the world 2009 – 2012
  • Conde Nast Traveler
    2012, 2011, 2005 Gold List
  • Conde Nast Traveler
    Top 25 Hotels in the Midwest, 2012
  • Conde Nast Traveler
    2009 Reader's Choice Award
  • Travel + Leisure
    2012 Top 100 Hotels in the USA
  • Travel + Leisure
    2007 Top 500 Greatest Hotels in the World
  • Architectural Digest
    2009 Design Insiders List
  • Green Key
    2011 Green Key certified hotel 4 Star property
  • Michelin
    2012 Michelin listed hotel


  • Urban Land Institute
    2002 "Awards for Excellence" Winner
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
    2001 National Preservation Honor Award
  • American Institute of Architects
    2001 Honor Award for Architecture
  • American Institute of Architects, Chicago Chapter
    2000 Distinguished Building Citation of Merit and the Interior Architecture Honor Award
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Chicago Chapter
    2000 Redevelopment of the Year
  • Landmark Preservation Council of Illinois
    2000 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Project of the Year
  • City of Chicago, Commission on Chicago Landmarks
    2000 Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence
  • Friends of Downtown, Chicago
    2000 Best Restoration
  • Commercial Real Estate Awards, Greater Chicago Food Depository
    1999 Redevelopment of the Year
  • Chicago Sun-Times
    1999 Redevelopment of the Year

The Burnham Hotel In the News

The living history, stunning architecture, modern amenities, plush decor, outstanding service and one-of-a-kind atmosphere thrill critics and guests alike at Hotel Burnham, a landmark hotel in a landmark city. Find out what people have been saying about us recently: