With Labor Day just passing us by and the last quarter of the year coming up, all those vacation days are piling together and you do have the holiday season creeping on ya…consider these hotel properties if you are planning family trips or reunions with friends.
Westin Nashville is centrally located adjacent to the Music City Center, stands 27 stories high, has 454 guestrooms and suites, 20,000 square feet of flexible event space, the city’s highest rooftop bar - L27, two signature restaurants - Decker and Dyer and Oak Steakhouse, and the lavish Rhapsody Spa.
The Westin Jackson was specifically created and designed to celebrate the heritage of Jackson, Mississippi as “The birthplace of American music” so the $60-million public-private development incorporates rhythmic architectural features and custom artwork. A highlight of the property is the custom figurines designed by local, renowned artist Anne Robin Luckett, representing various Mississippi cultural icons, ranging from esteemed athletes to beloved musicians. All suites offer the world-renowned Westin Heavenly® Bed – featuring lush sheets, down cushioning and a patented pillow-top mattress. Enjoy their Heavenly® Bath, enhanced with the brand’s Heavenly® Shower, Heavenly® Robe and White Tea Aloe bath amenities. Marking the brand’s debut in Mississippi, The Westin Jackson is within walking distance of the Mississippi Museum of Art, Federal Courthouse, Planetarium and Thalia Mara Hall, the historic music and arts theatre.
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers a choice of five distinctively elegant suites featureing large picture windows overlooking the Chicago skyline, Lake Michigan and Grant and Millennium Parks. Warm, contemporary décor highlights the comfortable space while modern furnishings provide the perfect backdrop for indulgence. The bedroom is discreetly separated from the living area and includes a king bed, luxury bedding and fine linens, an oversized marble bathroom and luxurious Le Labo bath amenities. The expansive living area features plenty of lush seating a as well as a guest powder room and such unique extras as a Kawai grand piano, full kitchen or wet bar and fireplace. The Grand Suites are ideal for families or those wishing to entertain.
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is the hub of urban discovery offering sophisticated ambiance combined with modern flare. Situated on the north edge of the Loop, this hotel is located just mere steps away from the city’s best shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions including Millennium Park. Unwind in style at the Rejuvenation Center boasting an indoor pool and invigorating spa treatments. Experience Staytion, a chic downtown Chicago restaurant providing a trendy and distinguished nightlife scene while serving seasonal dishes and creative craft cocktails. Discover something wonderfully new with a refined atmosphere and sense of style at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel.
theWit stands as an homage to creativity and expression in the heart of Chicago's theater, arts, and shopping district. With features like eye-popping design, stunning views, and innovative culinary creations, a stay at theWit is to experience an adventure that doesn't start until after you reach your destination. Home to Chicago's first all season rooftop bar, ROOF at theWit, a screening scroom, luxury spa, and its own unique gastropub, State and Lake Chicago Tavern, theWit provides all the luxury essentials for your stay in the Windy City.
Hotel Ivy (www.thehotelivy.com), part of Marriott International’s Luxury Collection and managed by Wischermann Partners, is located within the historic Ivy Tower. With its distinctive style, Hotel Ivy is known for its luxury rooms and suites, sophisticated elegance, and unrivaled service. Connected to seven miles of skyway, Hotel Ivy offers unsurpassed access to Minneapolis highlights including the Convention Center, Nicollet Mall, Orchestra Hall and the Guthrie Theatre. Known for its sophisticated elegance, renowned spa, and award-winning cuisine, the Hotel Ivy provides a seamless blend of modern amenities and timeless charm.
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America offers a luxury and enriching experience to the Twin Cities. The property, ideally located in Bloomington, only minutes from Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport and just a 15-minute drive from the Twin Cities themselves, is the JW Marriott brand’s first in Minneapolis and is part of Mall of America’s recent luxury expansion. In keeping with the JW Marriott brand’s core values, the hotel is designed to creatively deliver an authentic, inspiring environment and warm, intuitive service that is highly appealing to travelers. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Cedar + Stone, Urban Table, offers refined, crafted dishes inspired by Minnesota’s natural roots and local culture. All dishes at Cedar + Stone, Urban Table incorporate ingredients locally sourced within 200 miles. The local theme carries through in the restaurant’s décor as brick and wood, artistic jasper stone prints and regional photography create a comfortable and inviting atmosphere. The space can also be utilized as a secluded office area.
Cambria Chicago Loop - Theatre District is situated on the upper 19 floors of a 22 story building, features 199 stylish guestrooms, two lavish suites- one of which boasts an enchanting 18 foot high cathedral window that is original to the building, a game room complete with pool tables, shuffleboard, foosball and TVs for watching games, a fitness center, and 2,600 square feet of adaptable function space that can be separated into four state-of-the-art meeting rooms, allowing for ultimate flexibility. Amenities include AV capabilities, valet parking for all, and customizable menus to fit every budget. Built in 1926 by Chicago’s famed architects, Rapp and Rapp, 32 W. Randolph was originally constructed as a theatre and Masonic Temple. The theatre, occupying the majority of the building’s first seven stories, was originally designed as a 3,250-seat theatre presenting popular first-run movies and lavish stage shows, with the upper floors formerly used as office space.
Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago was the first hotel to launch under Hyatt’s new boutique lifestyle brand designed for millennial-minded explorers. It boasts 257 comfortably modern rooms or suites. With hi-tech amenities, bright color palettes, and boundless natural light, each spacious spot swiftly becomes the perfect home away from home for traveling visitors. Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago is placed in the core of the city, allowing easy access to explore the endless dining and shopping options, nearby cultural landmarks, and Chicago’s transportation hubs to venture out and further discover all that the city has to offer. Have you been to any of these properties??
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