Effectually operating 24-hours a day, the hotel industry has the potential to leave an enormous environmental footprint. Visitors to Chicago have a wide array of LEED and Green Seal Certified options when booking their trip.

Chicago has seven certified Green Seal and six LEED certified hotels, adhering to exacting environmental standards of energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling and waste reduction. 



LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a nationally accepted benchmark for design, construction, and operation for green buildings. For more information on the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Certification Program, visit the USGBC website.

Chicago's LEED Certified hotels include:

Clark and Grand Hotel Complex (Silver)

Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North (Gold)
350 West Mart Center Drive

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place (Gold)
2233 S. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Drive

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago (Silver)
221 N. Columbus Drive



Green Seal is a non-profit organization that develops sustainability standards and programs that empower consumers to make eco-friendly choices. For more information about Green Seal, click here.

Chicago's Green Seal Certified hotels include: 

The Fairmont Chicago
200 N. Columbus Drive

Hotel Arista
2139 Citygate Lane
Naperville, IL

Hotel Felix Chicago
111 W Huron St.

The Talbott Hotel
20 E. Delaware Pl.

The Westin Chicago North Shore
601 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Wheeling, IL


Related Listings

Allegro Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel
171 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 236-0123

Hotel Felix Chicago
111 W. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 447-3440

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
160 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 266-1000

Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown
10 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 795-6500

The Talbott Hotel
20 E. Delaware Pl.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 944-4970

The Westin Chicago River North
320 N. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 744-1900

Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop
One W. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 940-7997

Monaco, a Kimpton Hotel
225 N. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 960-8542

Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E. North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 464-1000

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
20 E. Chestnut St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 324-4000

Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 726-7500