Villa D' Citta

2230 N. Halsted Street , Chicago, IL 60614 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


The Villa D' Citta is a boutique mansion nestled in the heart of one of Chicago's most thriving neighborhoods, close to great restaurants, venues, and everything great that summer in Chicago has to offer. The 1,000 sq foot Grand Tuscan boasts luxury amenities, affordable rates, and a touch of Italian style you cannot experience anywhere else in the city. Constructed in 1887, as a summer cottage this Chicago greystone it’s in a league of its own. Inside lies a true taste of Italian luxury unparalleled in the Windy City. The current owner has spent the past seven years renovating the property with the help of award winning Chicago architecture firm Burns and Beyerl, last years, proud recipient of the coveted National Preservation Excellence Award. At the Villa, the Subzero stocked w/ eggs, ham, Italian salami and cheeses, is yours to match up w/ fresh Italian bread, ripe tomatoes, peppers to throw on the Panini maker or range for custom omelets. Enjoy fresh squeezed Orange Juice, Grade A. milk and Filtered water. Enjoy twenty-four hour access to the gourmet kitchen area for winding and dining as well as the out door BBQ in the grotto.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Villa D' Citta

5 on April 11, 2018

Awesome service, good food, beautiful place. Will be back soon.

Chicago pre-honeymoon!

5 on November 08, 2017

This is a magical place—Cathy was absolutely the BEST! She made us feel welcomed in a way that I have never been! This was wondrous! We shall be back—no place could top this! Fresh squeezed orange juice—fantastic.

Amazing, lovely, homey stay!

5 on November 08, 2017

This was the perfect spot for our wedding night— the ambiance is cozy and classy; the staff are friendly and helpful; the food, wine, and coffee are delicious. We would stay here again in a heartbeat!

Villa D’ Citta

5 on November 08, 2017

Absolutely amazing! Our stay at Villa D’ Citta was incredible. They went above and beyond to make our anniversary weekend truly memorable. I can’t give enough praise to Villa D’ Citta. Highly recommend!

Excellent stay

5 on October 26, 2017

The location was great, our bed was comfortable, and the service was fantastic.

Fabulous retreat

5 on October 26, 2017

Everything about the Villa was fabulous from the food to the room. Cathy was the most gracious host! :). Can’t wait to come again!,

Italy in Chicago

5 on October 26, 2017

A most elegant B&B set in a quiet neighborhood. Lovely innkeeper who will go out of her way to help you in your travels.

Surprise Engagement

5 on October 26, 2017

Clara & Cathy are amazing! Thank you for making my day so amazing.

Villa D’ Citta

5 on October 26, 2017

I had a wonderful time preparing for my wedding. Very relaxing and wonderful people! We’ll return....

Pampering our chefs!

5 on October 13, 2017

Kathy was amazing helping us to make arrangements to have our chefs stay there on a very heavy order night. They had fabulous food and drink, a roaring fire and the most comfortable beds they'd ever slept in. This will become our go-to spot for affordable pampering! Love it!

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Rooms & Rates

Euro Room

The Euro Room features a Comfortrest queen-size bed with quilted down linens and pillows, stylish design including 2 roof top sky windows and everything else the villa has to offer! The Euro has a full private bathroom unattached from the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129 - $179


The Venetian Suite features a queen-size bed, flat-screen TV, private bath, sitting area, private terrace with walk-out access to the spa and sun deck. This Suite also comes with a private entrance. You can also add garage parking to make you feel even more at home.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $169 - $299

Florencia Suite

The Florencia Suite features two pillow top queen-size beds, large flat-screen TV, in room wet bar, third floor views of the grotto, spa and sun deck off one of three french doors, and juliet balconies. Recently updated with modern private bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $189 - $349

Milan Suite

The Milan Suite features a king-size bed and a full-size bed as well as a private bath with his and her sinks, large bay windows, a 50" flat-screen TV and fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $189 - $349

Grand Tuscan Suite

The Grand Tuscan Suite is our largest and most luxurious suite. It`s three rooms total over 1000 square feet, the full master bath features twin sinks, a marble over-sized soaking tub, and twenty-five head full steam shower. There is a state room which can accommodate four additional guests with satellite TV in the room. The room itself boasts relaxing views, an over-sized king canopy bed, wall mounted big screen TV, sitting area, fire place, a french door walk out terrace, and beautiful hard wood floors.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Double

Nightly Rate: $199 - $399

Caesar's Lair

Caesar's Lair is our newest addition to the Villa. As the original owner's quarters, Caesar's is our most private suite located on the first floor with a plush Queen Bed and amenities to make you feel right at home. This is our only suite with a private refrigerator, microwave, and kitchenette with wet bar.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $299

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Location Type

Lincoln Park, Downtown


Chicago, IL (CHI-All Airports) 10 miles

Directions to property:

From the North Take 1-90 E and merge onto I-94 E. Take Exit 48B for State Rout 64/North Ave toward 1600 N. Upon Exit, turn left onto W. North Ave/State Route 64 E. Turn left when you reach N Halsted St. Your desination will be on your left at 2230 N Halsted St. From the South Take I-90W and merge onto W/I-94 W. Take exit 48 B for IL-64/North Ave. Turn right onto IL-64 E/W North Ave and turn left onto N. Halsted Ave. Your desination will be on your left at 2230 N Halsted St. The Chicago L Red line is a few blocks from our property. Exit train at the Fullerton stop and walk East to first large intersection at Halsted and Fullerton. Turn Right to walk S. Down Halsted. Past DePaul Univeristy you will find 2230 N. Halsted on your right. There is free street parking on N. Halsted St. in front of our property. We also have a 2 Car garage in back that we would be happy to reserve for you at $25 a night.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, MLB Baseball Fields (Chicago Cubs~White Sox), NFL Stadium (Chicago Bears), NBA Basketball Center (Chicago Bulls), Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Tours, University, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Bike rental, Board games, Computer, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Outdoor grilling, Private entrance, Telephone, Walk to mass transit, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Elevator, Fresh Baked Cookies Daily

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wet bar

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Spa, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: Single night reservations are nonrefundable and charged at the time they are made, For multiple night reservations, a minimum of one night is charged to your card to hold your reservation, with the balance due no later than a month before arrival. Should you need to cancel, the cost of one night stay will be a non-refundable charge to your card. If you need to cancel in less than 4 weeks before your arrival, a refund will not be issued, but you will be given a credit on your account towards a future stay at the Villa. You must call for your reservation to be canceled. The cancellation policy for group reservations - any reservation for 2 or more rooms and/or suites - is more restrictive unless discussed at the time of until 4 weeks before arrival, within the 4 week window the reservation is nonrefundable. The cancellation policy for group reservations - any reservation for 2 or more rooms and/or suites - is more restrictive and discussed at the time the reservation is made. This Policy may change without prior notice by reserving a room at Villa D Citta you agree to all the terms and conditions.
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About the innkeepers

Villa D'Citta is a family run establishment by Don and Lida Druse. They continuously strive to update the property and create an experience at the villa that you will never forget. They want every guest to experience the luxury that is Villa D' Citta, and feel at home in the "house of the city". Innkeeper Cathy will greet you warmly and will gladly assist you should you need any help planning your stay.'

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  • Time Served: 8:00- 11:00 am
  • Serving Location: Kitchen, Breakfast/dining area

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