Where Far Eastern Graciousness Meets with Midwestern Hospitality
The Peninsula Chicago is the five-star hotel that brought traditional Asian service to a city already renowned for the warmth of its hospitality. The hotel has become an integral part of Chicago life and is considered the top choice for everything from accommodation to celebrations and corporate events. For this, the hotel credits its strong links to both the local community and international heritage. The Peninsula Chicago has proudly received a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating each year since its opening. Recently announced by Forbes Travel Guide, The Peninsula Hotels are thrilled to be the only hotel brand to achieve the highest possible Five-Star status across all ten of its properties. In 2019, The Peninsula Chicago has also been named the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice #1 Luxury Hotel in the U.S., and #2 hotel in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.
Rooms and Suites
In a city renowned for its legacy of forward-thinking design and architecture, The Peninsula Chicago sets a new standard for accommodations in Chicago. Designed with the luxury traveler in mind, the guest rooms showcase The Peninsula’s evolution of design of luxury and enhance every guest’s stay with ease, elegance and the ultimate personalization. Since opening its doors in 2001, The Peninsula Chicago has been awarded numerous accolades including prestigious Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards every year.
Planning a stay at The Peninsula Chicago not only opens the doors to a beautiful guest room, but also to experiences in the Windy City only available to Peninsula guests. The Peninsula Chicago guestroom key unlocks the doors to glamorous, bespoke happenings at Chicago’s most coveted venues through our partners such as the best seats for theater shows, luxury private shopping trips and more at Chicago’s most captivating cultural venues.
The Peninsula Chicago offers exquisite dining experiences, featuring three award-winning restaurants and a new rooftop lounge.
Explore Z Bar, a new rooftop lounge inspired by the world’s cultural and culinary riches. Z Bar’s innovative hand-crafted cocktails and cuisine showcase bold global flavors, while curated live music, art and design create an immersive atmosphere. Featuring iconic views of the city, the rooftop terrace is an ideal perch to experience Chicago’s wonders. Z Bar embodies the jet-setter’s search for surprise, adventure and, yes, a taste of luxury.
Voted the number one “Chinese Restaurant in Chicago” by Zagat Survey, Shanghai Terrace offers Cantonese delicacies amidst a 1930s supper club décor, or outside on The Terrace with spectacular skyline views and cocktails. Step into the seductive setting of the restaurant and savor distinctive cuisine, consistently honored with the AAA Four Diamond Award. With Chef de Cuisine Elmo Han at the helm, the menu encompasses a magnificent blend of traditional dishes and creative rendition of classics. At lunch, bamboo baskets of freshly steamed dim sum contain favorites such as barbecue pork buns, Peking Duck and shrimp and chive dumplings.
Pierrot Gourmet, a European-style café and bistro is all about people watching and basking in the sun – where tables surrounded by colorful flowers face out on a bustling Rush Street. Inside, Pierrot Gourmet takes on a cozy farmhouse-inspired ambiance with rustic wood panels and wrought iron accents. After the breakfast rush subsides, the restaurant is filled with shoppers refueling on simple yet satisfying French bistro cuisine, from staple favorites such as a hearty home-made soup to a selection of French-style flatbreads, similar to a thin crust pizza with an array of toppings. Paired with a crisp glass of Sauvignon Blanc and a touch of imagination, restaurant patrons are transported to the streets of Paris.
In The Lobby, select from a memorable Contemporary American menu featuring outstanding dishes in an environment that blends the classic understated elegance. Take a table by the soaring 20 ft high floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Terrace. Breakfast is a favorite with both early-rising Chicago residents and hotel guests alike, who swear by starting the day with one of the many breakfast options, while The Lobby’s approachable, yet American contemporary inspired à la carte is ideal for power lunches and sophisticated dinners. The Lobby is also where the celebrated Peninsula Afternoon Tea is served. Featuring samplings of seasonal flavors, the sweet and savory bites accompanying The Peninsula’s selection of teas are not to be missed.
Revitalize your mind, body and spirit with The Peninsula Spa’s extensive menu of both modern and timeless treatments inspired by Ayurvedic and Asian philosophies, ranging from the all-natural Hot Stone Massage, which combines holistic, aromatic oils to the Subtle Energies Blissful Marma Massage, an enriching, results-driven massage. The exquisite Spa is complemented by amenities including an indoor half-Olympic length swimming pool surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning views of the city, a relaxation lounge with a fireplace, a fully equipped Fitness Center and Yoga room.
Swim laps in the morning, relax in the Jacuzzi after a long day, or participate in an invigorating aqua class at The Pool. During warmer weather, enjoy the Chicago sunshine as while reclining on a lounge chair on the adjoining sun deck. In-Room Dining menus are on-hand for a casual poolside dining experience.
Make use of the ultra-modern Cybex and Free Motion training equipment complete with personal televisions or choose from over 30 complimentary classes weekly, including Power Yoga, Aqua Pilates – led by Anne Pringle Burnell who created the Peyow Aqua Pilates program – and strength training sessions. Don’t sweat if you didn’t pack your workout gear as the Fitness Centre has it all covered.
Special Amenities for our Clients
- PenClub amenities (especially the Peninsula Flexible check in and check out, is a great value)
- Keys to the City is a Peninsula Chicago program for our guests only. https://www.peninsula.com/en/newsroom/chicago/news/the-peninsula-chicago-announces-keys-to-the-city-2019
- We have received so many recognition’s this year; The Peninsula Chicago was named #1 Best Hotel in Chicago. http://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best/hotels-in-chicago#peninsula-chicago
- Forbes also announced their Worlds Best Rooms list for 2019 – There are 41 Hotels world-wide and we are the only one listed in Chicago !