About this listing
This is my largest private bedroom. With two big comfy full size beds and a futon pad if needed. A 47"LCD wall-mounted 1080p HDTV. Sorry, no cable, but I do offer a Xbox 360(1ctrlr) for your DVD viewing or video gaming pleasure*.
Quaint neighborhood right outside of busy downtown with all the entertainment you need within walking distance. Directly down the street from Navy Pier on Grand Ave. A few blocks from Harpo studios, Bottom Lounge music venue and United Center. Free wifi, and a rare find in Chicago - free street parking!(when available, which is usually often.)
More about the space and the area:
A converted storefront, Blush Lounge is located in the west loop area, in one of the most entertaining neighborhoods in Chicago, close to all the sights, where there is always something to do.
Within walking distance of Grandbar which is a great lounge, Output, Beauty Bar, Mahoneys Irish Pub, Clutch, Twisted Spoke and Union Park which is host to many different music festivals and events including Pitchfork and North Coast. Some of the best shows are at one of the best venues in venues in the city, the Bottom Lounge. Transit, the 2 floor night club is a couple blocks away and also The Mid, Red Kiva, Crocodile, Funky Buddha, Debonair, EvilOlive, Market are all about a 5 minute cab ride away; as well as the United Center which is just down the street. Centrally located between little Italy, Ukrainian Village, Greek Town Wicker Park, and 5 minutes to the loop. Less than a 10 minute cab to the Hancock center and the Willis(Sears) Tower and Mag-mile.
The pubs around here are known for their great food specials but for more family oriented environments there is the Breakfast Club is located directly behind us. They are said to have chicago's #1 rated french toast. There is Coalfire, Chicago's best thin crust pizza. Oggi's trattoria, Kai Sushi, Bella Notte and Burger Baron are all next door. If you must, they just opened a new Mcdonalds down the street. We also have D'amatos Bakery, the best bread baked fresh daily for a great sandwich along with other Italian pastries. If you plan to stay in for the night we have a great wine store across the street with select liquor and beer. There is also Green Grocer across the street for all your grocery needs.
For the coffee lovers: Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts and a local shop called Sip are all within a block or two.
The Grand bus stop is directly in front of our place as well as cabs, Close to the expressway, 2 blue line subway stops, making it easy to get from/to the airport, EL lines, and other public transportation connections. Metra Station a half mile up the road, for north and south bound suburban trains so you can easily explore this amazing city.
*Bed Accommodations and kitchen availability subject to change. please inquire before booking.
*See other posts to book space for events or for a bed in shared space.
*bathroom(s) shared with other guests if there are any.
*Games and DVDs not included, although I may have some available.
We expect others to be clean and respectful. Common sense stuff. Know check in, check out times and be clean so additional fees aren't incurred.
About the Host, Tracy
Born an raised in Chicago, Photographer, artist, entrepreneur. I work from home and figured I could rent my extra space since I dont use it. I like to spend time with my family and friends. Like go out and try new foods when the time permits. Love to travel but Chicago is my town. Also love to cook and try new recipes. If your lucky maybe you can try one!