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The Peninsula Chicago

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   108 East Superior Street, at North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
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Ranked #5 of 167 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arranged to spend one night going to Chicago with my 6 year old daughter. Tea at the Pen and a trip to American Girl were the planned highlights... They were fabulous of course, but honestly the best part of our day and 1/2 in Chicago was the whole Peninsula Experience.. From the moment we checked in (at 8 am- because... More

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first visit to Chicago and travelled in mid February with my mum. On arrival we were given a room upgrade and your room on the 15th floor was beautiful. This hotel is located in the middle of the Magnificent Mile, a 5 minute walk from the Water Tower shopping centre where Macy's is located as well as... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great bedding quality. Nice spa/pool area. Not as techy as its Asian counterparts but very nice! Also ate at the Shanghai Terrace restaurant which was great. Room service breakfast was lovely but pricey.

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Madison, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently attended a work seminar at the Pen. The suite was fabulous and exceptionally comfortable. The service was fantastic. They knew what you wanted even before you thought of it. If I have an opportunity to visit again, I wouldn't think twice about where I would stay. The Pen has it all.

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Peninsula Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Julie R, Thank you for visiting The Peninsula Chicago for a recent business seminar and for sharing your thoughtful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the suite and service. We also appreciate your comment regarding the staff anticipating your needs. We are happy to hear you would stay again at The Peninsula Chicago, thank you! If I can... More

Sierra Foothills, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been staying here once a quarter for two years. The service is impeccable, which is the hardest thing for properties to get right. I am increasingly disappointed with the rooms. There are no temperature settings in the rooms. The AC is controllable in only 4 steps: warm to cold, with 4 leds indicating the steps. there is a radiator... More

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Peninsula Chicago, responded to this review

Dear A S, Thank you for visiting The Peninsula Chicago during the past two years. We were pleased to read from your review that our service has been impeccable, the beds comfortable allowing great sleep, and that you really enjoy the Pierrot Gourmet menu offerings. On the other hand, your comments about the air conditioning and mood lighting controls and... More

Chicago and Rome
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff make elegance easy for guests with their "just before you need it" unobtrusive service. My daughter and grandson were there to visit Chicago, and I was there to experience this legendary hotel. As the weather was chilly and rainy, my guests spent more time than they intended in the hotel. They loved the restaurants, the pool, and our... More

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Peninsula Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Carolstig, Thank you for visiting The Peninsula Chicago and for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased that even though the Chicago weather made you and your family stay inside, each of you were able to enjoy our restaurants, your suite, the pool and pampering in the spa. The Peninsula Academy is a popular way to entertain... More

Boston, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We created a combined family and business trip, and decided to stay at the Peninsula based on prior wonderful experiences with the chain in China. (We had stayed at the chain's properties in Shanghai and Beijing.) I had been warned that The Peninsula hotels based in the USA wouldn't be at the same level of luxury and service, but those... More

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Peninsula Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Casey96, Thank you for posting your thoughtful review on the Peninsula hotels in general and The Peninsula Chicago in particular. We greatly appreciate your kind comments on the luxury, service, décor and customer focus at our property. We are also pleased that your teenage son shared your sentiments and look forward to welcoming your family back again soon! Warm... More

Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a prior review that can be found on TA titled "Spoiled and Loved it"! Food: Tea is fantastic. Great tea for kids! All the dining options were wonderful including room service. Room: Rooms all have great views and they are super clean. Housekeeping cleans twice daily. Kid friendly: This is a perfect spot for kids. Welcome treats, nice... More

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Peninsula Chicago, responded to this review

Dear K B, Thank you for sharing your experiences at The Peninsula Chicago. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay in all areas; tea, room service, location, children friendly. But your comments about our staff that your daughter actually chose The Peninsula Chicago over visits to Disney, Jamaica and California, are heartwarming! We will make sure the... More

San Antonio, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hands down the best. Everything about this place oozes service. From reception to private work outs to coffee service. Did I mention the BMW 700 series free rides in the local area. The driver gets you to where you want to go and treats you like a real guest. It's impressive- I think the initial contact person at your car... More

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chicago, IL
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed with my son for a staycation in Chicago at the Peninsula. I was really looking forward to a wonderful spa experience while we were there. However, the spa was a huge disappointment and I am considering no longer staying at the Peninsula ever again ( we normally stay 2 times a year at least)......The ladies at the spa check... More

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Also Known As:
The Peninsula Chicago Hotel Chicago
The Peninsula Chicago Hotel
Peninsula Chicago
Chicago Peninsula
Address: 108 East Superior Street, at North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Chicago
#4 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#5 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#5 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#5 Family Hotel in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Peninsula Chicago 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located at Water Tower Park on the "Magnificent Mile," the city’s premier shopping district, The Peninsula Chicago is the city's most luxurious and sophisticated hotel, offering guests all possible amenities and services. The Peninsula Chicago is a proud recipient of the Five-Star, Five-Diamond Award, and was also recently awarded "#1 Large City Hotel In US And Canada" by readers of Travel + Leisure. The Peninsula Chicago's 339 luxurious guestrooms and suites are among the largest in the city and are exquisitely furnished in a contemporary yet classical style, with a state-of-the-art electronic system that provides guests the ability to control guestroom features with the touch of a button. At the top of The Peninsula Chicago, you’ll find the world-renowned Peninsula Spa. An intimate, indulgent environment featuring innovative spa treatments, gracious service and magnificent facilities including a half-Olympic length swimming pool on the 19th floor overlooking the Chicago skyline. With three distinctive restaurants and a bar, guests can choose from a diverse array of superb dining options. Shanghai Terrace is notable as much for its intensely flavored Shanghainese and Cantonese delicacies as for its matchless service and 1930s supper club atmosphere; The Lobby provides an incredible breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, live entertainment and delectable afternoon tea in elegant surroundings; The Bar offers a sophisticated menu of cocktails, port; and Pierrot Gourmet is a European-style cafe ideal for casual, light fare. ... more   less 
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