This property is situated among restaurants, shops, hotels and office buildings, along the "Magnificent Mile". Offering in-room wet bars, in-room massage, town car service and concierge service, this hotel is well suited for guests looking for luxurious downtown accommodations.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and all rooms include a flat screen TV with on-demand movies, a desk, wet bar, a coffeemaker, a mini-bar, bathrobes, a safe, a make-up mirror, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Select rooms also include a DVD player and a sofabed.
Suites at this property provide more spacious accommodations and are also equipped with separate dining and living areas. Wheelchair-accessible units are available.
Wi-Fi is available in all public areas for free, while in-room Wi-Fi is $9.95 per 24 hours. Parking is available on site at an extra charge of $65 per 24 hours. This hotel provides free town car service to local destinations within a three-mile radius. The town car service operates on weekdays only from 7 am to 2:30 pm. Pets under 25 lbs are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $50 per stay.
The on-site 676 Restaurant and Bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, while 676 Lounge serves light meals and alcoholic beverages. Poolside service is available daily from 11 am to 8 pm and room service is available 24 hours.
Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, two outdoor sun decks, a fitness centre, in-room massage service, free newspapers delivered to guest rooms, a 24-hour business centre, an ATM, concierge service, dry cleaning service, mail service and safe deposit boxes.
Public transit (the 'El' Train) is 7 minutes away on foot, while the financial district on Division Street, the Art Institute of Chicago (on Michigan Avenue) and the Chicago Sun-Times building are all about a 5-minute drive away, while the famous Willis Tower, a skyscraper with glass box lookouts, is 6 minutes away by car.
The Navy Pier area, which features restaurants, the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and the Children's Museum, is 7 minutes away by car. Wrigley Field, home of Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs, is also about 15 to 20 minutes away by car, while O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is a 30- to 40-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with their stay at this property. One reviewer said, "I have stayed in quite a few hotels in this area and this one sets the mark for service and quality of accommodations."
Many guests found the hotel centrally located for walking to shopping and restaurants along the "Magnificent Mile".
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service, while one reviewer thought that the staff provided "exceptional service. Concierge was extremely helpful."
Several reviewers described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable, while a couple of guests added that their rooms were well appointed and spacious.
The food at the on-site restaurant was praised by several guests and one reviewer noted, "extensive and tasty room service".
A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.6 out of 5, with 95% of 1,648 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #27 out of 166 hotels in Chicago, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 1,401 reviews.