an already robust roster of downtown Chicago hotels, these brand-new
accommodations promise distinct style, trendsetting design and luxurious guest
rooms. Book your group at the hottest Chicago hotels to open this year.
Located just steps from The Magnificent Mile in Streeterville, this new
Autograph Collection hotel by Marriott harnesses the lively, creative energy of
downtown Chicago. Impeccable mid-century modern design meets artistic flair
with a metallic, mirrored entrance, a collection of commissioned artwork
throughout the hotel and 195 luxurious guest rooms. Amenities include global
cuisine at The Albert restaurant, a fitness center and two event venues with
1,800 square feet of total event space.
Magnificent Mile, Driehaus Museum,
Navy Pier, The Shops at North Bridge, Eataly, Tru
The Vibe: Contemporary,
sophisticated and geared toward the professional, this new 1,205-room hotel is
directly connected to McCormick Place convention center and offers convenient amenities
such as a business center, Grab ‘n Go marketplace, fitness center and more than
90,000 square feet of meeting space.
House Museum, Arie Crown Theater, Motor Row Brewing, Reggies Chicago, Chicago Oyster House
Ace Hotel – Opening Fall 2017
The Vibe: Housed
in a former Italian-American cheese factory in the West Loop’s Fulton Market
District, the new Ace Hotel will tout the brand’s signature laid-back style, while
also drawing inspiration from Chicago’s historic ties to modernist design and
architecture (think Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe). Along
with 159 rooms, amenities will include numerous event spaces, a rooftop bar, a
restaurant helmed by a yet-to-be-announced local chef, and the Midwest’s first
Stumptown Coffee Roasters.
The Aviary, Momotaro, City Winery, The Publican, Au Cheval, Girl & the Goat
The Vibe: Appropriate
for its luxurious Gold Coast location, this new 180-room hotel will have gilded
and jewel-toned decor that evokes decadent 1920s style, hinting at the
building’s early history as the former Cedar Hotel. Amenities will include a
New American restaurant, 3,600 square feet of event space and a rooftop bar,
pool and lounge with sweeping views of Lake Michigan.
Nearby: 900 North Michigan Shops, 360 Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Water Tower Place, Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Nico Osteria
Inspired by culinary trendsetter Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, this boutique hotel will
boast sleek, modern style and Asian-inspired design elements within its 155
contemporary rooms, while the indoor-outdoor rooftop bar and lounge will
harness the energy of the city with panoramic views of the Chicago skyline.
Nearby: RM Champagne Salon, Cruz
Blanca Brewery & Taqueria, Grange
Hall Burger Bar, Maude’s Liquor
Bar, Little Goat Diner, Nellcote
hotels to watch are the stylish Fieldhouse
Jones, which opened this past March and is sure to be a favorite of
millennial travelers; and Cambria
Hotel & Suites Chicago City Center, opening in September 2017 in the
Loop above the Oriental Theatre (one of two new openings for the brand here).