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Hotel Monaco Chicago Reveals A Cool New Look After Multi-Year Renovations

Jun 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Beginning in 2011 with its guestroom makeovers, Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Chicago has been working on completing its full renovations which include updates to their lobby, restaurant and event space. This past May, the hotel unveiled their new look with bold, playful colors and textures. The modernization of their meeting space and lobby come as welcome additions to the already glamorous hotel which was named a Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice 2012 winner and one of US News and World Report’s 2013 Best Hotels.... Read More

The Terrace at Trump Chicago Opens For the Summer

May 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

You know that warm weather has finally arrived when The Terrace at Trump opens up. The Chicago hotel has officially opened its outdoor dining venue, giving guests and locals alike the chance to enjoy the best views of Chicago's numerous landmarks... Read More

The James Chicago: An Urban Hotel A Little On the Quirky Side

May 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Modern and quirky sums up The James Hotel in downtown Chicago. So quirky that the television in our room was not a normal screen, but a projection onto a corner wall with a flat lean-back seat as wide as the bed in front of it.... Read More

The Talbott Hotel: Classic Victorian Splendor in Downtown Chicago

Apr 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

A peculiar-looking cow—its red and black colored back reminding me of a giant ladybug—walking up the front sandstone façade of the building means The Talbott Hotel in downtown Chicago is hard to miss. Its entrance, with twin potted plants, ash-gray overhanging awning, polished glass and brass doors, and a valet in full livery, reminded me of a bygone era—a Private Gentlemens' Club in Victorian London.... Read More

Luxury Chicago Hotel Offers Snow Shoes as a Complimentary Amenity

Mar 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Want to get outside and explore the winter wonderland just outside your hotel's doors? Is the thought of cold, wet feet and sinking into the snow holding you back? Luckily there's a hotel that has thought of that, offering guests snow shoes as a complimentary amenity. Guests at the Radisson Aqua Blu hotel in Chicago can now get snow shoes at the concierge desk. Similar to bike rentals, they are free of charge and there's no limit to the length of the rental time, so you can explore the city for as long as you want.... Read More

Hyatt Regency Chicago's $168 Million Renovation to be Revealed April 2013

Feb 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Hyatt Regency Chicago’s is the windy city’s largest hotel, and has recently undergone a $168 million renovation. Hyatt will be unveiling the makeover this spring.

From a chic new lobby, re-vamped guestrooms, meeting spaces and an array of exciting new and re-concepted dining experiences, the hotel will officially complete the process in April 2013. Under the careful guidance of renowned architects and planners at Bentel & Bentel, the three-phase project broke ground in 2010."We truly listened to our guests, and in turn, several aspects of this renovation were incorporated as a direct result of guest feedback,” says Patrick Donnelly, General Manager. “We are excited to provide our guests an even better experience through innovative, top-of-the line guest room accommodati... Read More

Family Travel Made Easy with Chicago Hilton Worldwide Hotels' Kid-Friendly Packages

Feb 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Traveling with children isn't the easiest task, but Chicago Hilton Worldwide Hotels’ Kid-Friendly Chillcation is making it a little simpler.... Read More

Hilton Chicago's Newly-Renovated Conrad Hilton Suite Reopens

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Conrad Chicago, one of Hilton Worldwide Hotels' most iconic properties, announces the newly renovated Conrad Hilton Suite. This winter season, Hilton Worldwide is featuring exclusive Chillcation packages throughout the winter season.... Read More

JW Marriott Chicago Offers Diamond Concierge for Valentine's Day

Feb 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Luxury landmark hotel, The JW Marriott Chicago is partnering with dimend SCAASI jewelers for the ‘Dazzle Her with Diamonds’ package. From coordinating a proposal point around town, to a visit to dimend SCAASI’s elegant gallery, JW Marriott Chicago’s diamond concierge will work with guests and the team of highly specialized experts at dimend SCAASI to work out all the details for the special purchase. Pre-arrival jewelry consultations can be arranged with dimend SCAASI to experience the jeweler’s tailored process of evaluating budget, design, and more to select a one-of-a-kind custom design.... Read More

See Who's Throwing The Biggest Super Bowl Party in Chicagoland

Jan 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Just because the Super Bowl is in New Orleans this year, doesn’t mean the rest of the country isn’t having any fun (though, you must admit, the Super Bowl in the Crescent City is gonna be one heck of a party). Horseshoe Casino's Sixth Street is the casino’s newest tavern, specializing... Read More

Horseshoe Casino Hosts an A-List Roster of December Holiday Entertainment

Dec 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

With the holiday season upon us many people are travelling, hosting family members, and getting ready for 25th. If the in-laws are in town or you happen to have a music lover in your household, then The Venue at Horseshoe Casino may be the place for holiday... Read More

New Year's Eve Packages from the JW Marriott Chicago

Dec 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Still putting together your plans for New Year's Eve? Consider heading to Chicago to mark the passage of time and visit the JW Marriott Chicago, a landmark, luxury hotel that has plans to ring in the New Year in style. The property features 610 oversized guestrooms including 29 luxurious suites, 44,000 square-feet of upscale meeting and event space, 36 breakout rooms, an 8,000 square-foot Grand Ballroom and a 6,000 square-foot Burnham Ballroom. In addition, the property features VALEO, a 20,000 square-foot spa and fitness center—an amenity not found in most city center hotels—and The Florentine, a modern Italian, fine dining restaurant. For New Year's, the hotel has introduced special packages and offerings to make sure that you start the year right.... Read More

Hiltons of Chicago Invite Guests to Choose Their Chillcation This Winter

Dec 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Whether you like to venture outdoors or stay inside during your winter vacation, the Hilton hotels in Chicago are offering guests at the Windy City's Hilton locations the chance to pick and choose their favorite winter activities. With Chillcation, accommodations and amenities are optimized with options to either “Chill In” or “Chill Out,” giving guests the choice to relax and enjoy amenities within the hotel property, or head out and experience the wonders of Chicago’s robust roster of wintertime activities. Each participating hotel will offer its own version of the Just Chillin’ package. The Chillcation Park & Stay Package will be featured at each of the nine hotels as well. At each participating property, additional Chillcation packages and offerings will be available.... Read More

Burberry Launches Second Largest Flagship Store in Chicago

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Fashion and technology combined to help kick-off the opening of the new Burberry flagship store in Chicago at the end of last month. Located in downtown Chicago, the event marked the opening of the Burberry brand’s second largest store in North America. The opening featured a burst of creative... Read More

Pop-Up Shops in Boston & Chicago Luxury Hotels Help Combat the Cold

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

If the weather is turning frightful, take a cue from some of the hotels in Boston and Chicago and stop in for a warming drink at seasonal pop-up shops. Boston’s premier hotels, Revere and Mandarin Oriental, are offering visitors and locals alike a delicious escape from the cold right within their lobbies. From November 23-December 21, Revere will be featuring “Pop it Like it’s Hot,” a temporary hot chocolate-centric concept that will offer a variety of unique concoctions such as ginger white chocolate, maple bacon, and meringue brulee.... Read More

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