Thompson Chicago




Standing along the mature tree-lined streets and historic mansions of Chicago’s Gold Coast, the Thompson Chicago offers an unrivaled wedding venue in downtown Windy City. This boutique hotel’s prime location near some of the finest attractions in the region makes it ideal for a destination wedding or perfect for iconic Chicago nuptials. Each of the hotel’s singular event spaces channel the worldly and eclectic sensibilities of famed British designer Tara Bernerd, combining it with chic urban industrial style to create a distinct atmosphere that’s unique to the Thompson Chicago. Imagine dancing the night away in the Chicago 7 Ballroom, a breathtakingly modern space featuring clean lines and immense floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city’s stunning architecture. Dine on delectable cuisine crafted on-site in one of the hotel’s more intimate spaces, which are defined by dynamic layouts and warm American wood accents. Between the impeccable architecture and excellent service, you are sure to hold an unforgettable wedding at the Thompson Chicago!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, City/Skyline View, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at noon. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is a $500.00 ceremony fee and a food and beverage minimum applied to all events should you host both your ceremony and reception with us. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Please inquire with venue coordinator for pricing and availability of ceremony-only weddings with no reception or reception only. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $11 per person per hour.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Thompson Chicago is estimated at between $19,994 and $24,834 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
General liability insurance required
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM