$399 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 2, 2014 Check-out: Sep 3, 2014

The Peninsula Chicago

5 stars
108 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.8
out of 5
47 reviews
Unbelievable service

5 stars does not fairly describe this hotel. There was a single flaw, the hotel itself is... See full review

  • SRNY
  • Aug 14, 2014
Awesome hotel!

First off everyone was top notch from bellhops checking us in , the valet, to the concierge to the... See full review

  • allstar95
  • Aug 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.

Hotel Map

41.8957 -87.6251
Area served
Chicago
Nearby airports
O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway Airport
Area description
Just steps from The Peninsula Chicago lies the waterfront of Lake Michigan. Chicago's Navy Pier is a popular entertainment center with numerous shops, an IMAX cinema, amusement park, and ice rink. Art lovers will enjoy the Museum of Contemporary Art, with a wealth of modern works created through a variety of mediums and reflecting contemporary culture. The Art Institute of Chicago is approximately a mile from The Peninsula Chicago and is well worth a visit as one of the world's most important galleries whose incredible collection spans 5,000 years of art.

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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 (47)

Ratings and reviews for The Peninsula Chicago

Overall score

4.9 / 5
5.01.0
11 out of 47
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4.5

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hayden Rhys
Indianapolis, Indiana
Jul 9, 2014

Amazing…as usual.

This is the third time we have stayed here and every time it is wonderful! The service and rooms are unparalleled. Great size for downtown chicago and their normal rooms are bigger than suites in other hotels!! We have a wedding that is in another hotel in Chicago over the weekend after Labor Day and our entire family wants to change from the two suites we have in that hotel to The Peninsula! Keep up the great work!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Entertainment tip: In Hotel

Use the Concierge! They are great! The Peninsula does carry lots of clout so if something you think might be tough to get tickets for or reservations let the hotel concierge handle it...

Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Swiss Expat
Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Jul 3, 2014

Great family getaway

The BEST hotel in Chicago. We will always stay there if we can.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jana l.
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
Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tracey RN MSN
Chicago, IL
Nov 25, 2013

Family tradition

My family and I stay at the Peninsula the night of the magnificent Mile lights Parade and the entire stay was wonderful. Including valet parking to checking in and the bell hop. The room was fabulous and looked on to Michigan Ave. there was a section set aside for the hotel guests that was up front and as great!!!! Every year I will continue to bring my family back to the Peninsula.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Shopping was a block away (all the great stores)!!!!!

Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hank1998
Shanghai
Aug 31, 2013

Good location

Very comfortable ! Acctually inside the Magnificat miles!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hialry
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
Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hipkidz4
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
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!

Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
tamio
peoria/ il
Aug 10, 2010

peninsula stay

check in at 3 PM and room not ready until 4pm. Otherwise room and hotel immaculate. We stayed in a king suite and it was wonderful. Not a lot of dining options at hotel but location near many great restaurants.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
New Orleans
Aug 9, 2010

Excellent location.

I took my 19 yr old for a few days before college begins again. [...] We went to 2 museums and took an Architectural Tour on the Charles River. Also caught a performance at 2nd City. Did some shopping on the the Magnificent Mile. Everything was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Something for everyone, from Saks, Niemann Marcus, Burberry, Escada to Filene's Basement and H&M.

Review of The Peninsula Chicago

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Lake Forest, IL
Nov 30, 2009

Great family getaway in a great location

The room was fantastic, so was the service. We were well treated and the amenities were great. We would definitely go there again.

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