Located in downtown Chicago near Michigan Avenue is Conrad Hotel. Although usually frequented by business executives, Conrad Hotel is not your typical business hotel. It is also perfect for weekend getaways. With its friendly and accommodating staff, guests are treated with utmost care; their specific needs are met beyond their expectations.
Conrad Hotel is easily accessible by two Chicago airports, the Chicago-O’Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway Airport. The hotel is 45 minutes away from O’Hare and 30 minutes away from Midway Airport. It is easily accessible by taxi.
There are about 311 guestrooms and suites in the Conrad Hotel. Each room at the Conrad has top-of-the line pillow and bedding accents, ergonomic leather chairs with ottoman, soft lighting and extensive bathroom with granite detailing, separate shower and deep soak bathtub and marble vanity, express pressing, laundry and dry cleaning.
Amenities include free Internet access, ipod/alarm clock with docking/charging station, 42” Plasma flat screen TV, Bose Surround Sound System, 2 dual line phones, Electronic safe with charging capabilities, mini bar and nightly turndown service.
Rooms category include: Deluxe Room with two double beds, Deluxe Room with king-size bed, Deluxe Accessible Room with king-size bed, Deluxe Room with Downtown Chicago city view with king-size bed, Executive Room with king-size bed, Deluxe Suite with king-size bed, Executive Suite with king-size bed, Junior Suite with king-size bed, Grand Terrace Suite with king-size bed, Terrace Suite with king-size bed, Presidential Suite with one bedroom, Deluxe Room with queen-size bed and 2 Double Beds Deluxe City View.
Whatever your mood may be, you will certainly find something to satisfy your cravings at the Conrad. You can choose between The Restaurant at Conrad and The Terrace at Conrad, each offering a unique blend of menu that would definitely make you want more.
The Restaurant offers American cuisine with mid-western centric style. The Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Attire is business casual. It is also ideal for intimate business meetings over lunch or dinner.
The Terrace at Conrad opens in spring of 2011 after it closed for the winter season. It is located on the 5th floor balcony of the Conrad. The Terrace is donned by glowing lanterns, lush green plants with relaxing day beds as well. It is the ideal place to view the Chicago cityscape. Guests can expect a Latin-inspired menu here. They also serve cocktails and drinks. Every Sunday night, the Terrace features “Movies on the Terrace”.
The Terrace is open for lunch and dinner. Attire is casual.
Hotel Services and Amenities
The hotel has a multi-lingual staff that makes it easier for foreign travelers to be understood. It also offers baggage storage, laundry and valet service, local area transportation and safety deposit box. A gift shop and florist can also be found in the vicinity of the hotel.
For guests with children, babysitting services are also available. Restaurants also offer children’s menu. Cribs can also be requested.
Business services include a business center with phone service, cellular phone rental, complimentary printing service, photocopying service, and notary public. The business center is open 24 hours a day. The Conrad also offers remote office rental with secretarial service.
Conrad Hotel guests can also stay fit and healthy while on their business or leisure trip. The fitness center at The Conrad has a wide-variety of fitness/gym equipment. It is open 24 hours a day. The hotel offers complimentary use of the pool facility at The Homewood Suites, which is one block away.
Meetings and Events
The Conrad has 12,000 square feet of conference or social event space. It is divided into 13 rooms with high-end audio and visual equipment, wired and wireless Internet connection. The rooms are located on the 6th, 8th and 10th floor of the hotel.
Each room can be used either for conferences, meetings or social events like parties and social gatherings.
The hotel has event planners that are more than willing to help you set-up and plan your event.
The Conrad is located within the Magnificent Mile. It is connected to The Shops at North Bridge and a couple of steps away from Chicago’s premiere shopping destination. The hotel has close proximity to Nordstrom, American Girl Place, Water Tower Place, 900 North Michigan, Apple Store and Niketown Chicago.
Aside from shopping, guests can also visit prime tourist destinations found near the vicinity of the hotel like John Hancock Observatory, Lincoln Park Zoo, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Children’s Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Navy Pier just to name a few. The friendly staff at the hotel can help you arrange your desired activities.
The next time you travel to Chicago, look up The Conrad hotel and experience world-class service.
The Conrad Hotel Chicago
521 North Rush Street
Telephone: (312) 645-1500
Guest Fax: (312) 645-1550
Fax: (312) 327-0598