All the amenities of a luxury hotel with the comfort of an apartment. This is a great apartment in an amazing building with a fantastic location. Be in the literal center of one of Chicago's premier dining, shopping, and nightlife areas. 10 steps from the Grand Red Line with easy access to the Loop (3 minutes), Midway (30 minutes) and O'hare (45 minutes) airports.
Less than a mile from Navy Pier and the lake, within walking distance to the beautiful Milllenium and Grant Parks, and the Museum campus.
Two blocks away from Michigan Avenue (Magnificent Mile) where you can shop until your heart's content: Burberry, Apple, Nike, Brooks Brothers, Hugo Boss, H&M, Topshop, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's, Macy's and Sak's. Really, too much too mention...literally the best location in Chicago.
The apartment is on the 26th floor of a premier luxury building with fantastic amenities: 24hr doorman, fitness center and pool, above a Top Chef run restaurant and bar. The unit has dark hardwood floors, a granite kitchen and marble bathroom, stainless steel appliances and a washer and dryer, all with an amazing view of Lake Michigan, the Chicago River, and the iconic IBM and Marina Towers buildings. Tasteful furnishings by Room and Board and Design within Reach include: Eames, Noguchi, and Bertoia.
Indoor parking available if necessary.
Interaction with Guests
As much or as little as guests requires.
No smoking in the unit or on the balcony.
No stilletos or pointy heeled shoes in the unit.
James was an amazing host! The apartment was very cozy and I felt at home. Everything that was perfect. He was very helpful in recommending great restaurants and entertainment. Looking forward to my next trip to Chicago as I will definitely be staying here.
Perfect apartment in a perfect location. James was very responsive and his one bedroom is exactly as described. Small patio overlooking the city was perfect in the AM. You can walk to a ton if sites/activities/restaurants and bars. I would definitely stay again!
James was an amazing host. He was waiting for us at the apartment to show us the amenities and was very responsive. Would love to come back!
James was great -- he met me at the unit to hand over the keys and give me a tour even though my flight got in close to midnight. He also had towels and toiletries for my use, and even left a hair dryer out for my wife! The unit is nicely decorated. The building is modern and has some great amenities like a lap pool. Two things to note about the unit: (1) one of the regular occupants is a pug, and (2) the building is on a fire route and there's a fire station very close by, which may bother light sleepers (even being on the 26th floor with dual paned glass, the sirens are pretty piercing). It took me a couple of nights to get used to it. Overall, a good stay.
Not only was this my first trip to Chicago , this was my first time using airbnb. I cannot think of a better introductory experience. James was extremely helpful and very kind. He took the time to not only show me the apartment, but the building's amenities. He provided maps and wonderful suggestions for an itinerary. The apartment was exactly as described.
Beautiful views, clean, very convenient to the Loop, and as a bonus the building is right over the Red Line. Also, the DIVVY Bike system is near, as is
the water taxi. I highly recommend this listing, and thank you James.
Great place, phantastic location with superb view, right in the heart of the city. All in walking distance. I can highly recommend James's appartment.
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