I read all the reviews about this hotel being the greatest ever. It is not! Don't get me wrong, the hotel is very nice, but again if you are paying 700+ you except Perfect. We checked in about 3PM, room is not ready. We are told they will call us when its ready, they never call, and we get back at 4Pm, I go to the lobby and they say the room is ready. I get to the room expecting my luggage there, its not, I have to call the desk to tell them to bring up luggage, otherwise it probably sit there. Internet service is good, after it has to be reset.
AC is running, very difficult to get the right temp in the room. the tv does not directly face the bed. The bathroom is marble and very nice, no complaints about it.
First day, the room was not cleaned until I told them.
Food in the morning, eggs are runny, sauage was cold. Lunch was good. Orange juice is tasty.
Swimming pool is very good, 100M on 19th floor
I was there for 3 days. I enjoyed staying there on someone money for a meeting. Overall, the location is very good, just off Michigan Avenue. But unless you have money to burn, their other locations in Chicago almost as good, at a much lower price.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located at Water Tower Park on the "Magnificent Mile," the city’s premier shopping district, The Peninsula Chicago is the city's most luxurious and sophisticated hotel, offering guests all possible amenities and services. The Peninsula Chicago is a proud recipient of the Five-Star, Five-Diamond Award, and was also recently awarded "#1 Large City Hotel In US And Canada" by readers of Travel + Leisure. The Peninsula Chicago's 339 luxurious guestrooms and suites are among the largest in the city and are exquisitely furnished in a contemporary yet classical style, with a state-of-the-art electronic system that provides guests the ability to control guestroom features with the touch of a button. At the top of The Peninsula Chicago, you’ll find the world-renowned Peninsula Spa. An intimate, indulgent environment featuring innovative spa treatments, gracious service and magnificent facilities including a half-Olympic length swimming pool on the 19th floor overlooking the Chicago skyline. With three distinctive restaurants and a bar, guests can choose from a diverse array of superb dining options. Shanghai Terrace is notable as much for its intensely flavored Shanghainese and Cantonese delicacies as for its matchless service and 1930s supper club atmosphere; The Lobby provides an incredible breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, live entertainment and delectable afternoon tea in elegant surroundings; The Bar offers a sophisticated menu of cocktails, port; and Pierrot Gourmet is a European-style cafe ideal for casual, light fare. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Peninsula Chicago Hotel Chicago
- Peninsula Chicago
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