The Peninsula Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

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The Peninsula Chicago 20-story tower has a rich heritage steeped in Hong Kong ideals. Their contemporary setting brings together high-class luxury and Eastern service dedication. The Peninsula Spa by ESPA combines the high standard of service of the Peninsula with services and procedures of ESPA, including complimentary yoga and Pilates classes. This location caters to adults and children alike, offering a variety of educational experiences with cooking, design, shopping, event hosting, and more.

Awards and Accolades

#1 Large City Hotel in U.S. and Canada from Travel +  Leisure’s 2004 &2011 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey, Conde Nast Traveler 2011 Gold List The World’s Best Places to Stay (#1 in Illinois), Top 10 U.S. Business Hotels, and more!


339 luxuriously decorated guest rooms and suites are available at The Peninsula Chicago, including the spectacular 3,500 square-foot Peninsula Suite with private outdoor terrace. Non-smoking rooms and rooms with facilities for disabled persons are available upon request.

All Peninsula Chicago rooms and suites include state-of-the-art electronic environment controls, marble bathrooms with separate showers and soaking tubs, oversized executive desks with silent fax machines and dataports for high-speed Internet access, complimentary local and toll-free calls, 27” Sony Wega flat-screen TVs with cable, mini bars, in-room safes, two-line phones with conference and speaker capabilities, call forwarding, voice mail, complimentary daily newspaper, hairdryers, and bathrobes.


Try the Peninsula Academy Programme to experience a private cooking class with award-winning chefs, Chinese tea ceremonies, exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences at the design center of The Merchandise Mart, and more, including children’s programs.

Their Peninsula Spa and Health Club is an impressive 14,000 square feet and spans both the 19th and 20th floors of the hotel. While in the Spa, enjoy the sweeping views of Lake Michigan and North Michigan Avenue, and facilities include state-of-the-art exercise equipment, half-Olympic-length indoor swimming pool, outdoor sun deck, seven treatment rooms, stretching room, hydrotherapy Vichy shower, full-amenity men’s and women’s locker rooms, tonic bar, Pro shop, and more.

Nearby to The Peninsula Chicago, historic Water Tower Park, The Museum of Contemporary Art, and other museums and cultural attractions are available. Other off-site options include the famed shopping experiences available on the Magnificent Mile and Chicago’s theater district with famous jazz and blues clubs.


Five dining and beverage options are available at The Peninsula Chicago, including Shanghai Terrace, specializing in Asian delicacies, The Bar, perfect for day-end relaxing, The Lobby, offering all-day dining and Afternoon Tea, Avenues, offering lunch and dinner focused in “Cuisine de la Mar,” and Pierrot Gourtmet, at street-level and featuring bakery items and wine selections. 24-hour room service is available for all guests.

Inspiring Features

1. While staying at The Peninsula Chicago, take a complimentary tour in one of two new MINI Cooper S Clubman vehicles.

2. The Peninsula Chicago offers Naturally Peninsula food, appealing to the five senses and chef-created with light, flavorful recipes, evaluated for health credentials by their Guest Nutrition Advisor.

3. The most luxurious Peninsula Suite includes a baby grand piano, wrap-around terrace with Lake Michigan view, outdoor whirlpool tub, and the ability to convert from a one- to three-bedroom suite.