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Travel + Leisure
10 Best Hotels in Chicago: World’s Best 2020
8th July 2020
This year’s World’s Best Awards survey closed on Mar. 2, just before widespread stay-at-home orders were implemented as a result of COVID-19. The results reflect our readers’ experiences before the pandemic, but we hope that this year’s honorees will inspire your trips to come — whenever they may be.. When visiting
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The New York Times
How to Reserve a Hotel Room in a Pandemic
10th April 2020
The federal directive extending social-distancing guidelines to April 30, as well as multiple state recommendations to shelter in place, means that few people are traveling. Many hotels have closed for the interim and most major hotel chains have waived cancellation fees, often refunding even nonrefundable rooms.. But for travelers considering a
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Forbes Magazine
These Hotels Recognize Incredible Women
22nd March 2020
Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel recognizes Bertha Honoré Palmer, a savvy businesswoman and charming ... [+] socialite. Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel. Even while March is coming to an end with the impact of the coronavirus on the forefront, this month still should be recognized as Women’s History Month. While statues,
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The 8 Best Restaurants That Opened in Chicago This January
30th January 2020
To keep tabs on every Chicago restaurant and bar opening is folly. But to keep tabs on the most worthy? Yeoman’s work, and we’re proud to do it. Thus we present Table Stakes, a monthly rundown of the five (or so) must-know spots that have swung wide their doors in
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Architectural Digest
How Hotels Use Smart Design to Draw Guests Off-Season
23rd January 2020
For three months this winter, the waterfront lawn at Gurney’s in Newport, Rhode Island—a summertime seaside wedding hotspot—was transformed into an Arctic wonderland, with an ice-skating rink and a smattering of 10 heated igloos, each with its own multisensory design theme: Tropical Summer, with bold colors and rattan, and Astrology,
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Architectural Digest
A Design Lover’s Guide to Chicago
29th October 2019
With its magnificent architecture, a collection of world-class hotels, a food scene recognized by Bon Appétit as the best in the country, and the famous Millennium Park in the center of downtown, Chicago merits much more than the nickname "Second City." Recognized as one of the most design-forward in the
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Business Insider
35 of the most extravagant hotel amenities money can buy
30th August 2019
Many of the world's top-rated hotels go above and beyond when it comes to amenities.. These amenities range from surprising complimentary items to extremely expensive excursions.. Keep reading for a look at 35 of the most over-the-top amenities offered by luxury hotels around the world.. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.. For those
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Business Insider
A Chicago hotel has an 'urban glamping' package that puts guests up in a tent on their penthouse terrace — and they're charging $5,500 a night for it
12th April 2019
The Gwen Hotel in Chicago is once again offering an "urban glamping" experience to its high-spending guests.. Hosted on the terrace of the hotel's top-floor Gwen Lux Suite, guests can stay in a luxury tent during the summer months.. Rates for the package begin at $5,500 per night, and bookings are available
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Robb Report
Who Needs Nature? You Can Now Go Glamping in One of Chicago’s Plushest Penthouses
4th April 2019
If your idea of enjoying the great outdoors involves chef-prepared meals instead of campfires and views of skyscrapers over stars, the Gwen Hotel has the “camping” experience for you.. Located in the landmark McGraw-Hill building in downtown Chicago, the hotel has launched a glamping experience that turns every hardship of camping
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National Geographic UK
Where to stay in Chicago
10th March 2019
For brooding boudoirs: Viceroy Chicago (££). It’s clear from the 30ft tableau of Marcel Proust quotes in the lobby that the Viceroy does things a little differently. The brick-and-terracotta facade from the hotel’s days as the Cedar Hotel has been retained in front of the new glass tower. Inside, rooms are
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How to Drink Outside in Chicago All Year Long
6th February 2019
With amenities like curling rinks, fire pits, and igloos, these year-round rooftop bars in the Windy City can offer you much more than spectacular views.. share this article. Rich with architectural jewels, a perfectly laid-out labyrinth of rivers, and miles upon miles of glittering lakefront, there’s no doubt about it—Chicago is a
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Four Hotels That Are So Much More than Hotels
16th December 2018
Just north of downtown Santa Barbara, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara , is the only resort in the area that’s right on the beach, which means the ocean plays an especially big part in life here. So much, in fact, that The Ritz-Carlton has created programming centered entirely around the
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The New York Times
Glamping Slips Into the Mainstream
15th June 2018
Camping in the wild with all the comforts of a deluxe hotel, including real beds, plush furnishings and attending stewards, has been around since 19th-century African wildlife safaris. Now known as glamping — short for glamorous camping — the hybrid of camp and resort has exploded, bringing a wave of
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Here’s Your Three-Step Plan for a Day of Urban Camping in Chicago
5th June 2018
What was summer camp really about?. Making bead necklaces? Developing essential life skills? Exploring one’s nascent sexuality in a casual environment loosely chaperoned by coeds on summer break?. Well, all of those things, really. But it was also about camaraderie.. And camaraderie is what you’ll find below, where we’ve put together an itinerary
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Travel News: Openings, Renovations, and New Trips to Book This Week
1st June 2018
Why Issey Miyake's Iconic Bao Bao Is The Most Versatile Bag You Should Have In Your Closet
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Urban glamping: Pitch a luxury tent at Chicago’s Gwen Hotel
1st June 2018
While glamping—a popularized term for glamorous camping—is typically associated with luxurious hotel-like accommodations in a remote wilderness setting, one Chicago hotel is trying out the concept in the heart of the city’s densely populated downtown.. This summer, The Gwen Chicago will provide adventurous (and well-heeled) guests a unique opportunity to rough
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Fun stuff to do in winter ... besides skiing
1st February 2018
(CNN) — While skiers anticipate snow the way kids wait for Santa Claus, for those who find the idea of strapping on boots and skis as appealing as a root canal, there's no need to hibernate when snow flakes start to fly.. There are plenty of nippy alternative outdoor adventures to
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The Best Last-Minute New Year’s Eve Hotel Deals in 9 U.S. Cities
15th December 2017
If the end of the year has sneaked up on you—or you’re just a procrastinator—never fear: There’s still time to ring in 2018 in style, thanks to some great hotels across the country. Here are 18 still-available (at press time) New Year’s Eve hotel packages in nine top cities throughout
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Every Single Fun Thing to Do in Chicago This Winter
14th December 2017
1. Pretend It’s Summer at Somerset. From the nautical decor to the refreshing coconut LaCroix-infused piña colada, Somerset is our new place to pretend it’s summer. When June finally rolls around, you can be sure to find us on the Gold Coast restaurant’s patio (piña colada in hand).. 2. Stop by Rosé
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Chicago’s 9 Best Rooftop Bars for Cold-Weather Drinking
7th December 2017
Let’s face it: Chicago winters are just as bad as everyone says they are.. They’re cold, miserable and have a way of turning all our city’s denizens into blubbering old men in tattered bathrobes angrily gesticulating with a coffee mug full of cheap whiskey.. Or you know, something like that.. But if there’s
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Home Decor
The Best Black Friday Travel Deals Based On Where You Want To Go
20th November 2017
Make the most of Black Friday by getting major discounts on trips and hotels around the world. Depending on where you want to venture, here are some of the best deals to expect.. North America. The Beekman, New York City: Get up to 30% off standard rooms and 50% off suites from
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Travel + Leisure
The Best Places to Stay on Your Next Chicago Trip
31st October 2017
Between notable openings and large-scale renovations at some of the city's best hotels, downtown Chicago is now peppered with no less than seven exciting new places to stay between the Gold Coast and the Cultural Mile. At each, the roots of Chicago's rich architectural history and community-centric culture intersect with
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The Gwen — Chicago, USA
26th May 2017
After completing an expansive renovation of the space that used to be a Conrad Hotel, The Gwen has recently re-emerged fully transformed on Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile. First, the rebranding sees the hotel take on the name of pioneer Chicago-born sculptor Gwen Lux, whose work can be seen on the
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hospitality design
Simeone Deary Design Group Unveils New Guestroom Concept for the Gwen
3rd January 2017
The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago, has unveiled designs for the forthcoming revamp of all 311 guestrooms and suites. Crafted by locally based Simeone Deary Design Group, the Art Deco-style accommodations will draw inspiration from the glamour of hotel’s namesake, sculptor Gwen Lux. The 1930s-inspired hotel, which debuted in
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The Gwen Michigan Avenue Chicago
521 North Rush Street, Chicago
41.891167°N -87.625261°E

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24-hour front desk / Bell staff/porter / Free high speed internet connection / Lounges/bars / Multilingual staff / Pets allowed / Safe deposit box

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