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Room type What's included Nightly price per room Book
Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed
967 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Grand)
556 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed
Room with view
883 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Executive Suite
Room with view
797 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Grand Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
538 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
527 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior, Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
Room with view
840 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room (Premier)
542 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room (Premier Grand)
701 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Grand Deluxe, Double Room
Room with view
560 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premier Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Executive Suite (Premier)
793 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
556 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premier Room, 2 Double Beds
Room with view
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Junior Suite (Premier)
840 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room, 1 King Bed
701 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Suite (Premier)
887 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room (Premier Grand)
Room with view
542 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room (Premier)
Room with view
531 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room (Premier)
Room with view
527 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Suite (Premier)
Room with view
883 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Executive Suite (Premier)
Room with view
793 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior Suite (Premier)
Room with view
840 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior Suite
Room with view
840 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Executive Suite, 1 King Bed
793 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room
Room with view
527 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room (Premier)
556 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Magnificent Mile luxury hotel with day spa, indoor pool

Expedia Insiders Select™ Winner 2015

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free wired high-speed Internet
Indoor pool
Business center
Smoke-free property

Water Tower Place

Along Chicago's fabled Magnificent Mile, The Peninsula is 1 block from the Chicago Water Tower and 2 blocks from Water Tower Place shopping. Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago are a mile away.

Superlative dining

The fitness center commands spectacular city views. A sundeck adjoins the indoor pool. Other highlights include The Peninsula Spa and the supper-club-style Shanghai Terrace.

Soaking tubs with TVs

Extra-spacious guestrooms feature premium bedding, 42-inch plasma TVs, iPod docks, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Marble bathrooms come with soaking tubs, separate showers, and TVs.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 22 January to 08 February:

  • Swimming pool

Hotel Amenities

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.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Korean

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Peninsula Chicago offers 339 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Accommodations offer separate dining areas. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 55-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; local, long-distance, and international calls are all complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Separate dining area
  • Minibar
  • LED TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Free local calls
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free international calls
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • DVD player
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Separate sitting area
  • iPod docking station
  • Pay movies
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Down comforter

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.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • 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
    • Number of treatment rooms 8
    • Couples treatment rooms
    • Manicures and pedicures
    • Body treatments
    • Body wraps
    • Body scrubs
    • Facial treatments
    • Aromatherapy treatments
    • Hydrotherapy treatments
    • Ayurvedic treatments
    • Hot stone massage
    • Deep tissue massage
    • Swedish massage
    • Prenatal massage
    • Minimum age to access spa is 16
    • Thai massage
    • Reflexology
    • Massages

    Accessibility

    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Check-in time ends at midnight

    Check-out

    Check-out time is noon

    Payment types

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.0 per stay.
    • Free cribs (infant beds)!

    Pets

    • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100.00 per pet, per stay
    • Dogs and cats only
    • 2 per room (up to 30 lb)
    • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
    • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

    Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

    A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

    Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

    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 100.00 per pet, per stay
    • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.0 per stay

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Hotel Names

    • 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.

    The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information 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 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
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