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Located in Near North Side, The Peninsula Chicago is adjacent to Chicago Water Tower and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like John Hancock Center. This 5-star hotel has 339 guestrooms and offers a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Chicago, the hotel is also a short walk from Tribune Tower and Wrigley Building.

Dining

Have a drink at the bar or enjoy onsite dining at one of 3 restaurants like Shanghai Terrace, which specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning off right with full breakfast served for a fee.

Rooms

The 339 air-conditioned accommodations afford space to spread out with dining areas and sitting areas. 55-inch LED TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. IPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers are also standard.

Property features

Guests of The Peninsula Chicago enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Valet parking is available for USD 71.00 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to John Hancock Center and Chicago Water Tower
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Exclusive Amenities This VIP Access hotel offers an exclusive amenity just for platinum and gold members. Amenities vary from property to property, and might include free breakfast, complimentary drinks or parking, spa or dining credits, free wi-fi, and more.

Hotel Amenities

Renowned for its exceptional service, this Chicago luxury hotel offers a prestigious location along the Magnificent Mile, surrounded by shopping, entertainment, and culture.

At The Peninsula, on-site dining options include Shanghai Terrace, inspired by 1930s supper clubs, serving Chinese cuisine; and The Lobby, which offers all-day dining, afternoon tea, chocolate buffets, and Sunday brunch.

The top-rated Peninsula Spa incorporates European, Asian, and Ayurvedic techniques, focusing on massage, aromatherapy, and facials. The 25-meter indoor pool and the state-of-the-art fitness center command dramatic city views. The signature Peninsula Academy offers unique experiences for adults and children alike, such as a Chinese tea ceremony and a cooking class with a Peninsula chef.

  • Spa services on site 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 20 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 339 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free long-distance calls 
  • Free international calls 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Separate dining area 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

Shanghai Terrace - Serves Chinese cuisine. Décor inspired by 1930s supper clubs. Seasonal terrace dining. Open for dinner and happy hour from Monday through Saturday.

The Lobby - Open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday. Afternoon tea daily, with fashion shows on selected Fridays. Dinner nightly. Chocolate buffet Friday and Saturday evenings. Sunday brunch. Live entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings.

Pierrot Gourmet - Contemporary European cuisine served bistro-style. The menu emphasizes specialty coffees, tea, tartines, salads, and fondues; seasonal al fresco dining available. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday through Sunday.

The Bar - Serving cocktails and appetizers nightly.

Room service - Limited Hours.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor deck adjoins the 25-meter heated indoor pool. In the state-of-the-art fitness center, a wall of windows admits abundant natural light and frames city views. Cardio equipment comes with personal TVs and sound systems. Guests can participate in a wide range of group classes such as Pilates, yoga, Boot Camp, and Aqua Aerobics. Personal training is also available.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

In addition to 8 soothing treatment rooms, the Peninsula Spa offers a eucalyptus steam room, a spa tub, and a relaxation lounge with a fireplace. Spa cuisine is also available. Treatments incorporate European, Asian, and Ayurvedic methods. Highlights include:

  • Uplifting Mint Experience, featuring a mint/apricot kernel body scrub and a massage incorporating wild-mint-infused oil
  • Customized ESPA Aromatherapy Massage with a choice of detoxifying, de-stressing, immunity-boosting, or energizing aromatic oils
  • Holistic Fitness Massage for Men
  • Jade Hot Stone Massage
    • Body treatments 
    • Facial treatments 
    • Number of treatment rooms 8 
    • Couples treatment rooms 
    • Manicures and pedicures 
    • Body scrubs 
    • Aromatherapy treatments 
    • Hydrotherapy treatments 
    • Ayurvedic treatments 
    • Massages 
    • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
    • Hot stone massage 
    • Deep tissue massage 
    • Swedish massage 
    • Prenatal massage 
    • Thai massage 
    • Reflexology 
    • Body wraps 

    Accessibility

    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • In-room accessibility 
    • Roll-in shower 

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time ends at Midnight

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Check-out

    Check-out time is Noon

    Payment types

    Pets

    • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet, per stay
    • Dogs and cats only
    • 1 per room (up to 20 lb)

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

    Fees

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Breakfast fee: between USD 20 and USD 80 per person (approximately)
    • Valet parking fee: USD 71.00 per night (in/out privileges)
    • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per stay
    • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35 per stay
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Hotel Name

    • Chicago Peninsula
    • Peninsula Chicago Hotel
    • Peninsula Chicago
    • Peninsula Hotel
    • Peninsula Hotel Chicago
    • The Peninsula Chicago Hotel Chicago

    We should mention

    Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

    Awards & Affiliations

    Green / Sustainable Property
    This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
    • The Peninsula Chicago is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.

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