A hotel described as 'Far Eastern Graciousness combined with Midwestern Hospitality'. The five star luxury Peninsula Chicago offers timeless elegance in a classic, contemporary setting. Located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, you are only steps away from some of the world's finest dining and retail districts.
A leisurely stroll north or east you will discover Lake Michigan with its numerous beaches and array of watersports. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago's theatre district and of course the jazz and blues clubs that Chicago has become renown for.
The Peninsula Chicago boasts some of the city's most spacious rooms, decorated in a classic contemporary slight with creams and beiges and featuring mood lighting to create an intimate and luxurious ambiance. The Superior Rooms face over Superior Street overlooking Chicago's premier shopping district whilst the hotels Deluxe Rooms are more spacious and feature a sofa and coffee table.
The Peninsula Chicago features a state-of-the-art fitness centre with views of Lake Michigan through its wall of windows. Other facilities of the fitness centre include cardio equipments, free weights, a whirlpool and steam room. The 25 metre indoor swimming pool is naturally lit by 20ft high floor to ceiling windows, take a refreshing dip or laze on the sun loungers while taking in the the city views through the windows or the outside sun deck.
Voted No1 Hotel in the Zagat Survey of Top US Hotels, Resorts and Spas, The Peninsula Spa by ESPA is a haven of calm to revitalise your mind, body and soul. Located above the city on the top of Peninsula Chicago, the Peninsula Spa by ESPA features serene treatment rooms, relaxation lounge with fireplace for the winter months, a eucalyptus steam room and Jacuzzi. We highly recommend the Peninsula's signature 'Uplifting Mint Experience', a two hour full body experience leaving feeling revived and refreshed.
Summer in Chicago is spectacular and The Peninsula Chicago embraces this with al fresco dining on The Terrace, serving small plates and cocktails with a back drop of downtown Chicago. All day dining is available in the lobby with special three course prix fixe lunches, vegan and gluten free menus, a fabulous Sunday Brunch and of course a traditional afternoon tea. Pierrot Gourmet serves sandwiches and salads in an upscale European Cafe setting whilst Shanghainese and Cantonese cuisine is served at The Shanghai Terrace. The hotels two-star Michelin restaurant, Avenues offers contemporary cuisine with items on the menu such as Cortez bay Scallops, Grilled Hamachi and Wagyu Beef Ribeye.
A unique feature of Peninsula Chicago is the Peninsula Academy, offering a diverse series of activities providing an insight in to the city's culture. Private cooking classes with an award-winning Peninsula Chicago chef, Chinese tea ceremonies, a behind the scenes experience at the Mechandise Mart design centre and even programmes for children at the Peninsula Kids Academy.