Chicago Gets Another High-End Hotel, Welcome to the City JW Marriott

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The luxurious JW Marriott Chicago was designed by renowned architect Daniel Burnham, an urban planner who created the modern city plan for Chicago. With exquisite architecture and elegant décor, this historical landmark’s $396 million restoration blends Burnham’s distinctive style with 21st century sensibility, providing a hotel of distinctive pedigree. Housed in Burnham’s Continental & Commercial National Bank Building, Marriott’s first JW Marriott hotel in Chicago will open this fall, after a $396 million restoration, with 44,000 feet of meeting space and state-of-the-art conference and recreation facilities.

Located in the heart of Chicago’s financial district, the 610–room JW Marriott is within walking distance of Chicago’s most famous sites, including the Art Institute, Millennium Park and the theater district.

The hotel will be home to one of the most comprehensive meetings facilities in the city, including:

  • 8,453 square-foot grand ballroom
  • 6,096 square-foot junior ballroom featuring the building’s original arched glass ceiling
  • 35 breakout rooms
  • GoThere Virtual Meetings studio with AT&T & Cisco Telepresence
  • Wireless and high speed Internet and video conferencing

The guest rooms combine Burnham’s style with modern luxury, including high ceilings surrounded by beautiful molding, flat-screen high-definition television and five-fixture marble bathrooms. From the wall mounted glass lights by the bed to the sleek ergonomic desk chairs, no detail has been spared. Rooms on the concierge floor even feature televisions in the bathroom mirrors.
Guests will also have access to the hotel’s 20,000 square-foot full-service spa, which has14 treatment rooms. The fitness center, which features an indoor pool and top-of-the-line equipment, will be free to all hotel guests. The JW Marriott Chicago will offer a signature restaurant serving three meals a day as well as the two lounges for small meals and cocktails.
151 W. Adams St. 312.660.8200.

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