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Why Stay At Thompson Chicago
Personable luxury boutique hotel in Chicago's tony Gold Coast neighborhood just steps from world-class shopping and fine dining.
Occupying a historic building in the Michigan Avenue landmark district, the 247-room understatedly elegant Thompson Hotel has a decidedly residential feel. Having undergone a top-to-bottom rejuvenation, the property's thoughtful amenities include a health club, valet laundry and 24-hour in-room dining. Modern rooms with plush overstuffed crescent-shaped sofas and large walk-in showers are appointed in calming shades of cream and enhanced by sapphire blue and rich purple. Mini bars hold gourmet snacks, and complimentary daily newspapers and shoeshine are among the personalized services. Nico Osteria is the hotel's brand new signature dining spot. Part of a portfolio that includes iconic Chicago eateries like The Violet Hour and avec, the restaurant is overseen by James Beard Award winner Executive chef Paul Kahan who cooks up rustic Italian seafood-centric cuisine.
Turn to the Thompson Hotel's Concierge for help in scoring a table at one the area's top restaurants.
Save on cab fare and catch one of the hotel's complimentary shuttles that which will deliver you to destinations within the Central Business Loop.
Arrive at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) which is approximately 17 miles from the hotel. Anticipate between 30 and 45 minutes of travel time depending on traffic.21 East Bellevue Place, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Winter Garden
- Coffee + Tea Service
- Fitness Center
- Concierge Service
- Valet Laundry
- Complimentary Daily Shoeshine
- Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Air Conditioning
- Luxury Linens
- En-Suite Bathrooms
- Rain Shower Heads
- Luxury Bath Amenities
- Mini Bars
- In-Room Safes
- Complimentary Newspaper
- 24-hour In-Room Dining
- Rates are for two people. The Deluxe Lakeview room can accommodate up to 4. Max occupancy in the Corner King is 3 people with a rollaway ($40 surcharge applies) Max occupancy in the Junior Suite is 2
- Two bottles of water
Why We Love Chicago
A flourishing fine dining scene, trendy cutting-edge design cocktail lounges and upscale shopping pair up with tranquil parks and the Windy City's scenic lakeshore.
652 W Randolph St, Chicago.
Where to Drink: Crafting perfect cocktails has advanced to an art form, utilizing liquid nitrogen and propane torches at high-concept lounge The Aviary. Try the tropical Five Timers Club, made with mole, pistachio, orange and rum. Drinks for two $40. Open Wednesday through Saturday.
955 W Fulton Market, Chicago.
Where to Shop: The Magnificent Mile with its bevy of shops and high-end malls is a must while staying in the Windy City. Sophisticated The 900 Shops are anchored by a flagship Bloomingdales and home to fashionable boutiques by Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors and MaxMara.
900 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago.
Outdoor Excursion: Head 95 miles southwest to Starved Rock State Park, a 2630-acre forest along the Illinois River. Hike around verdant foliage, scraggy sandstone bluffs and canyons. With some luck, you might spot bald eagles fishing during the winter months.
Why Go Now
Now through March 9, 2014
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
Rent a pair of skates and zoom around the city's popular ice rink. Skate rental $10 per pair. Free Admission.
Millenium Park, 201 E. Randolph Street, Chicago.
November 26 - December 24, 2013
Scores of traditional candy cane-striped wood huts filled with unique handicrafts and twinkling lights transform Chicago's Daley Plaza into a European Christmas market.
Daley Plaza 50 W. Washington St. (Washington and Dearborn).
November 29 - December 20, 2013
Caroling at Cloud Gate
Having fast become a cherished tradition, choral groups gather Friday nights for a 50-minute sing-along.
Millennium Park, Chase Promenade Central N. Michigan Ave. & E. Randolph St.