$263 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 25, 2014 Check-out: Dec 28, 2014

The Peninsula Chicago

5 stars
108 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Best In Stay Elite
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.8
out of 5
50 reviews
5 stars really aren't enough

My wife and I were in town for an exhibition at one of the museums in town, and decided to splurge... See full review

  • ChrisfromBoston
  • Oct 21, 2014
Service + Location = Fantastic Stay

I stayed at The Peninsula while attending a 5 day course at Northwestern University's downtown... See full review

  • kcenders
  • Oct 12, 2014
With The Peninsula Chicago, traditional Asian service is brought to guests in the Windy City. This five-star hotel is located in the heart of the Magnificent Mile; it offers 20 floors of impeccable accommodations and delivers amenities and services of a very high caliber. Bask in the luxury of The Peninsula's well-appointed guestrooms, which include marble bathrooms, plush robes, plasma TVs and exhilarating views of Lake Michigan and the gorgeous city skyline. Enjoy top-notch pampering at the Peninsula Spa, dine on delectable Chinese cuisine at Shanghai Terrace, and sit down for afternoon tea at The Lobby, which also offers all-day dining, Sunday brunch and a chocolate buffet.
Key facts
  • 339 guestrooms
  • 20 floors
  • 3 restaurants
  • Coffee shop
  • Indoor pool
  • Gym
  • 24-hour desk and room service
  • Concierge service
  • Pets allowed (hotel policies and fees may apply)
Neighborhood
With its location at East Superior Street and Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, The Peninsula Hotel couldn't be more conveniently located. As a guest of the hotel, you're just minutes away from prime attractions like Navy Pier, Millennium Park, the Art Institute, and the Hancock Building, which offers some of the most breathtaking lake views in the city. First-rate shopping abounds, and Water Tower Place is just two blocks away.
Hints and tips
If you're traveling with kids, be sure to try the hotel's legendary Sunday brunch, which includes a Pen Kids Club area with special treats for the younger crowd.

Keep your eyes peeled for Peter Bear, the official mascot of Peninsula Hotels, who scoots around the city in a MINI Cooper.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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The Peninsula Chicago Rooms

Standard King
The Standard King is available with a king size bed, which ranges from 531 to 542 square feet. These rooms feature a sitting area and a well-appointed executive desk.
Deluxe King Suite
The Deluxe King Suite is an 887 square foot one bedroom suite with a large living area. This suite has a spacious marble bathroom, pullout sofabed and also an additional powder room. Enticing city views of Chicago Avenue and Rush Street enhance the uniqueness of this suite. All Suites have a Sony Vega T/V, VCR, fax machine, mini-bar, in-room safe, executive desk and a Hi-Fi stereo system with CD player.
Superior
The Superior Guestroom is 531- Square-feet and faces Superior Street. The room features a king -size bed and a sitting area with a little sofa a coffee table and a well-appointed executive desk. All guestrooms feature an oversized marble bathroom with a separate shower, soaking tub, television, hands-free telephone and mood lightning.
Grand Deluxe King
The Grand Deluxe Guestroom rages from 542 to 556 square feet. The room features a king size bed with a little sofa a coffee table and a well-appointed executive desk. Views overlook Michigan Avenue or the Historic Water-Tower Park. All guestrooms feature an oversized marble bathroom with a separate shower, soaking tub, television, hands-free telephone and mood lightning.
Deluxe King
The Deluxe Guestroom is available with a king size bed, which ranges from 531 to 542 square feet. Views overlook Superior Street, Chicago Avenue or Rush Street. These rooms feature a sitting area with a little sofa a coffee table and a well-appointed executive desk
Executive Suite
The Executive Suite is a 793 square foot one bedroom suite with a separate living area. This spacious suite has a luxurious marble bathroom - complete with double vanities - large picture window by the soaking tub and vibrant views of Superior Street, Chicago Avenue and Rush Street
Junior Suite
The Junior Suite is an 840 square foot one bedroom suite directly overlooking North Michigan Avenue. This suite has a frosted glass door that separates the living room from the bedroom, which is equipped with a king-size bed and has the unique feature of a pull-out full-size sofa bed in the living room and is ideal for families.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.1 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.2 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.2 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.2 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.3 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.3 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.3 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.4 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.4 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.4 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.5 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 0.5 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.1 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.2 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.2 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.2 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.3 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.3 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.3 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.4 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.4 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.4 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.5 mi
  • Oak Street Beach: 0.5 mi
  • Marina City: 0.6 mi
  • Michigan Avenue: 0.6 mi
  • Chicago Historical Society: 0.6 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.7 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.7 mi
  • Lake Point Tower: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.7 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.8 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.8 mi
  • Macys: 0.8 mi
  • Children Museum: 0.9 mi
  • City Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.9 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.9 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.9 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.9 mi
  • State Street: 1 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 1 mi
  • Navy Pier: 1 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 1 mi
  • Opera House: 1.1 mi
  • Yacht Club: 1.1 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 1.1 mi
  • Symphony Center: 1.1 mi
  • History Museum: 1.2 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 1.2 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 1.2 mi

Dining

Shanghai Terrace
Step into the seductive setting of Shanghai Terrace and savor distinctive Asian cuisine. Consistently honored with the AAA Four Diamond Award, Shanghai's terrace features a menu of traditional Shaghainese and Cantonese dishes, with a modern twist. The private dining Room can accommodate parties of up for 30 and guests can enjoy outdoor dinning on The Terrace during Chicago's warmer months.
The Lobby
The spectacular ground floor Lobby features 20-foot floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Michigan Avenue. The Lobby serves breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as The Peninsula*s famous afternoon tea to the soothing melodies sounds of live musicians. On Friday and Saturday, enjoy Chocolate at The Pen, a decadent chocolate buffet, while listening to live Jazz.
Pierrot Gourmet
European style cafe and wine bar with seasonal al fresco dining. A menu of homemade specialties includes the signature sourdough tartines, salads, fondues and freshly baked pastries. Outdoor seating is available during warmer months. Also on the menu are pastries, cheese, wine and food to-go.
The Bar
A elegant, meeting place with an Art Nouveau flavor, roaring fireplace and a comprehensive port, where one can enjoy a vast array of premium cocktails and ports as well as light snacks and even Gentleman's Retreat Tea, an afternoon delight for the modern gentleman.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (50)

Ratings and reviews for The Peninsula Chicago

Overall score

4.8 / 5
5.01.0
50 out of 50
Amenities:
4.8
Room cleanliness:
4.9
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.9
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.3

98% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jana l.
Business
chicago
Jan 3, 2014

Perfect

We have stayed there before, its always great! Very helpful and friendly staff, eager to please.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
JoeBlack8
Business
Gilford, NH
Feb 13, 2014

Fantastic Place to stay

The hotel is beautiful, clean, and well staffed. The room we stayed in was well appointed with a ton of extra touches which impressed my wife and I. The bed was extremely comfortable. The two restaurants located in the hotel are amazing. I can't say enough. Quite possibly one of the best hotel experiences I've had.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
LEHome
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Mar 17, 2014

Beautifully appointed and 5 star service.

Our hotel room was beautiful, "The Lobby" delightful. Excellent location in Chicago @Superior and Rush St. on North Side. Nice walk to dinners, John Hancock, shopping.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hipkidz4
Business
Newport Beach, CA
Aug 11, 2011

Wonderful Hotel!

The best hotel in Chicago! Location, Service, Food and everything in between were the best! Especially the staff of the hotel. The most friendly and professional we have ever encountered!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Purchase the Chicago City Pass. It is a booklet of tickets to major museums, John Hancock and Sears Tower. It gives you fast pass entrance to all the venues. It was well worth it!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
NoCountryforthisGirl
Business
Former Chicagoan
Sep 28, 2011

City Luxury

We lived in Chicago for 15 years, so I'd like to say I know the city pretty well. This is the best hotel in the city. Luxurious hotel, great location in middle of Michigan Avenue, prompt staff, and best of all--an INCREDIBLE spa and fitness center. You cannot miss this part. Enjoy the fitness center/spa first so as not to miss out. It's fantastic!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
astrid3
Business
Indiana, USA
Dec 12, 2011

Great hotel in a fantastic location

Peninsulas never disappoint. Friendly and helpful staff, efficient check-in/out and large, clean rooms. Very comfortable beds, linens and pillows. Only criticism is the room service. At the Four Seasons, you can order ANYTHING at ANY time and they'll make it happen.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Arzy2
Business
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 6, 2012

Classy and Inviting

From the check in experience through housekeeping and room-service, this is a top of the line hotel. The rooms are stylish and contemporary - we had a great view as well. No detail is too small - from doormen who push the revolving door for you, to bedside slippers at turndown, to inviting original art pieces throughout. Add in a fantastic location with abundant dining and shopping within steps of the hotel, and you will never want to stay anyplace else in Chicago.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
JenAnnie
Business
Ohio
Jul 4, 2012

Great Weekend Getaway

The hotel was at a great location in downtown Chicago by Watertower close to the top of the Magnificent Mile and close to Oak St. The hotel was well appointed and the staff was there to serve your every need. The only problem we had was with the key pad. We needed to go back to the front desk at least 3-4 times over the weekend for new keys but the staff handled the problem quickly. Overall, very happy with our stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Crab cakes

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Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
WanderlusterG
Business
Chicago, IL
Aug 21, 2012

Beat the Four Seasons!

My friend and I go to Chicago every year for a girls' shopping trip. Usuually we stay at the Four Seasons but this time The Peninsula was offering a free night. We booked a king room but asked for a room with two beds upon check-in. They gladly accompanied us, and the lady who checked us in even offered to accompany us to our room. The room was gorgeous-ton of space, separate dual sinks, tub and TV, etc. The hotel offered free fitness classes, so we got in a yoga workout before beginning our day. We ate at both the Lobby Bar and the Shanghai Terrace. Skip the first-food was good but expensive. I've had better for the money. But don't miss the ST. The food was fantastic, service impeccable, and the terrace itself is gorgeous.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hialry
Business
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sep 5, 2012

Family get-to-gether

The hotel was fantastic. Their spa and gym facilities are great, the staff was very attentive.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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