Virgin Hotels Chicago

203 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, USA
Downtown

Action Bar

19
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  • Rooms19
  • Public Spaces18.5
  • Service19.5
  • Overall19
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Hotel Description

Nearly lost in the excitement about the birth Virgin Hotels is the fact that it’s a real hotel we’re talking about, in the actually existing city of Chicago, Illinois, in a restored 1928-vintage building inside the Loop, the city’s central business district. At the moment Virgin is threatening to kill off quite a few of the industry’s pet peeves all at once: they promise wi-fi that’s fast and truly free, a minibar with prices that match the corner shop, room service without the extortionate delivery fee, as well as plentiful closet space and lighting that’ll enable you to doll yourself up with confidence. (This last bit, they say, is aimed at women, but we say a well-lit vanity is a must for any gender.)

Virgin also promises solutions to problems you didn’t know you had. The bed, apparently, is convertible into something of a multi-use lounge space, with headboards and footboards that turn the whole thing into a kind of inward-facing sofa. A nice touch, especially considering the abject uselessness of most hotel-room seating. And the rooms, even at the entry level, can be divided in two by sliding doors — great for traveling companions whose sleep schedules aren’t quite aligned.

There’s also a huge emphasis on socializing, as anyone who’s familiar with any of the other Virgin travel brands would expect — two restaurants, a café, and a rooftop bar which will presumably wait for fairer weather to open. Will it work? This is a business that could use some fresh ideas, frankly, and if even half of what they’re trying to do actually comes off, the results will be impressive indeed.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 250 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Happening

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)

Need to Know

Pets are allowed at Virgin Hotels Chicago.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Chamber King

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    • 1 King Bed
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
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    • central air conditioning
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    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • rain shower
    • Red Flower bath amenities
    • working desk
  • Grand Chamber King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 350 ft²/32 m².
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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • rain shower
    • Red Flower bath amenities
    • working desk
  • Grand Chamber Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 500 ft²/46 m².
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    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
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    • rain shower
    • Red Flower bath amenities
    • separate living room
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)

Need to Know

Pets are allowed at Virgin Hotels Chicago.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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