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HOT CHICAGO HOTELS TO WATCH

GET A PREVIEW OF THE FIVE HOTTEST CHICAGO HOTELS SET TO OPEN IN 2018.

Chicago’s hotel scene is booming. Watch for these five exciting new properties scheduled to open in the city this year, ranging from a historic landmark near Millennium Park to a hip new hotel located right across from Wrigley Field. Get ready to book!

HOTEL ZACHARY 2018

Hotel Zachary

Named for visionary Wrigley Field architect and native Chicagoan Zachary Taylor Davis, the new seven-story Hotel Zachary is set to open across from the home of the Chicago Cubs in Wrigleyville. The 175-room boutique hotel will house local dining favorites Big Star and Smoke Daddy. It overlooks the popular Park at Wrigley, site of special events (such as baseball game screenings and live music performances), as well as restaurants that include the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern.

ST. JANE CHICAGOlate spring 2018

The Hard Rock Hotel is currently undergoing a renovation and rebranding. It will reopen as the St. Jane Chicago, named for legendary activist and social worker Jane Addams. Changes to the historic Carbide & Carbon Building include upgraded guest rooms and a new 24th floor lounge with outdoor space.

SOPHY HYDE PARKsummer 2018

Sophy Hyde Park

The 98-room Sophy Hyde Park hotel is located close to the University of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry. It will feature design elements inspired by the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition (held in Chicago), and will offer a restaurant, lounge and library on its ground floor. Contemporary artwork by Chicago artists will be showcased throughout the hotel.

HOTEL JULIANfall 2018

The former 1916 Atlantic Bank Building on Michigan Avenue is currently undergoing renovation and will reopen as the Hotel Julian. With its iconic terra cotta facade restored, the new hotel (just steps from Millennium Park) will include a ground-floor restaurant called About Last Knife, which will feature a folding glass wall separating its indoor and outdoor seating areas. The hotel is named for St. Julian Hospitaller, the patron saint of hospitality and innkeepers.

THE HILTONS AT MCCORMICK PLACElate 2018

Hilton Tri-Brand Hotels

The Hiltons at McCormick Place combines a Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn and Home2 Suites, all under one roof. The Hiltons will join The Collection at McCormick Square complex, with a direct connection via indoor sky bridge to McCormick Place. The Hiltons at McCormick Place will offer 466 total guest rooms and suites, two restaurants and a rooftop lounge with stunning city views. 

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