The hotel is less than a block from Lake Shore Drive and two blocks from Lake Michigan. The Chicago Art Institute is a three-block walk, and the South Loop is four blocks away. Magnificent Mile is 1.6 km from the hotel. Millennium Park is also nearby. Midway Airport is some 17 km away and Chicago O'Hare International Airport is about 29 km from the establishment.
There are 235 rooms at this city hotel that is housed in a building that dates back to 1935. Guests are welcomed in the lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a hotel safe, cloakroom, newspaper stand and lift access to the upper floors. A complimentary USA Today newspaper is offered in the lobby on weekdays. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas of the hotel and a business centre is accessible with a credit card. Food and drink are served in the bar and there is a choice of restaurants. Business travellers can make use of the conference facilities. A laundry service and car park (for a fee) are also available.
The guest rooms in the hotel offer coffee makers, hairdryers, irons/ironing boards, direct dial telephones with voicemail, and in-room safes. Complimentary wireless Internet access is also available. The two-room executive suites also provide king-size beds, kitchenettes and a separate sitting area. All units are en suite with a shower and bath. Further standard in-room amenities include satellite/cable TV, a radio, and individually regulated air conditioning and heating.
Chicago Carry Out serves a full breakfast and fast food. Thai Spoon Restaurant offers pan-Asian cuisine, a sushi bar and a cocktail bar. Lunch and dinner are available from various set menus.