Taking a trip to the Windy City? Need a place to stay? So hit the ground running in style and check out some exciting digs. We have a few suggestions of some new and exciting hotels in Chicago that will leave standing and clapping.
Cambria Hotel & Suites
Historically known as the Oriental Theater Building, construction of the building was completed in 1926. Designed by Chicago’s famed architects, Rapp and Rapp, 32 W. Randolph was originally constructed as a theater on the lower seven floors and Masonic Temple above.
Now, located on the upper 22 floors of this historic building, Cambria – Loop/Theater District will feature 194 guest rooms upon opening. The hotel will be centrally located near numerous companies, Chicago theaters, high end restaurants and retail outlets including Block Thirty Seven. Designed as a business travel and leisure brand, Cambria Hotel & Suites – Loop/Theater District will feature a larger lobby to give guests a more social atmosphere, oversized rooms with flexible spaces, unique for a hotel located downtown, and the latest technology that allows guests to stay connected while they travel.
32 W. Randolph St, is set to officially open in the next few months above the historic Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theater.
A jewel of the Windy City boldly nestled in the heart of Chicago’s theater, arts and shopping district at 201 N. State Street, theWit Hotel, stands as an homage to creativity and expression.
Fusing cutting-edge design, breathtaking views of the city, and award-winning culinary creations, a stay at theWit is to experience an adventure that doesn’t start until after you reach your destination. The stunning, AAA Four Diamond property has been recognized internationally for luxurious accommodations, including stylish guest rooms and suites that offer a personality of their own with private elegance and modern connectivity.
ROOF on theWit
A glamorous escape set 27 stories above the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city streets, ROOF on theWit has proven itself as the hottest nightlife destination in Chicago, and one of the “Top 3 Rooftop Bars in the World” as rated by byTravel+Leisure.
Appropriately named after it’s stunning, retractable roof, the 7,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor venue is also climate controlled allowing for year-round accessibility. With a panoramic skyline and breathtaking views, ROOF on theWit has earned international praise for its stunning design, private event spaces and entertainment programming– regularly hosting world-renowned DJs, acoustic music series and live runway shows.
In addition to sweeping views of Millennium Park, the Chicago River and spectacular architectural icons, guests can enjoy a large outdoor projection screen, floor-to-ceiling windows and a high-quality telescope that can see for miles, all while sipping on handcrafted cocktails and enjoying savoury small plates from ROOF’s full-service kitchen.
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Known as the hub of urban discovery with its natural balance of style and energy, intoxicating vibe and commanding presence, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, 1 West Wacker Drive, offers sophisticated ambiance combined with modern flare on one of Chicago’s most iconic corners, complete with a recent $32 million total renovation.
Situated on the north edge of the Loop, this hotel is located mere steps away from the city’s best shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions including Millennium Park. Discoverers can unwind in style at the Rejuvenation Center boasting an indoor pool and invigorating spa treatments.
Experience Staytion, a chic downtown Chicago restaurant providing a trendy and distinguished nightlife scene while serving seasonal dishes and creative craft cocktails, and RAISED, a spin on the city’s booming rooftop bar scene, located on the 3rd floor of the hotel, the indoor/outdoor destination invites the vibrant energy from the city streets below.
Discover something wonderfully new with a refined atmosphere and sense of style at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel.
Le Méridien Chicago- Oakbrook Center
Located in Greater Chicago directly adjacent to Oakbrook Center and steps from sophisticated shops and upscale dining, Le Méridien Chicago- Oakbrook Center is a destination of choice for visitors to the western Chicago suburbs.
From floor plan to room key, Le Méridien Chicago- Oakbrook Center brings a new lens on Oak Brook through the work of local Chicago artists and abstract installations representing notable Chicago symbols. Mies Van der Rohe inspired furnishings greet arriving guests, along with a grand, one-of-a-kind mural depicting the architecture of the city by famed muralist Justus Roe.
Floor by floor, guests rise to uncover moments that are uniquely Chicago, including images taken from Chicago’s signature “L” train, stunning photographs portraying Chicagoland locals caught in the rain, and custom graphic patterns throughout, created by Starwood’s award-winning design team, abstract designs of local contextual nuances, including original Daniel Burnham city plans for Chicago and maps of the public spaces of the Windy City.