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What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

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What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

husband & I are looking at a relaxing weekend trip and would love a great outdoor pool to get a little sun - any suggestions?

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1. Re: What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

There is only one so that has to be the best: Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza on Huron. Year-round indoor pools are the standard. Why don't you catch some rays on Oak Street Beach. It's much more fun.

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2. Re: What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

Reallllllllllly???? there is just 1 hotel that has an outdoor pool :(((((((((( I am so disappointed :(((( we love relaxing by the pool & having fruity drinks ............ no other options for sure???

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3. Re: What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

There are some hotels with indoor pools, I think if you put it in the search box you will find them. The outdoor pool season isn't very long here, I would imagine it's not that cost-effective downtown, especially with beaches up and down the lakefront. There are places to eat and drink by Oak Street Beach and some of the other beaches.

People don't generally think of Chicago as a place to go and sit by the pool, just like you wouldn't generally find that in say, New York.

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4. Re: What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

i was just hoping maybe there would be 1 or 2 :)))))))))) we were in NYC Memorial Weekend and had a great hotel with a pool there ;)))))))))

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5. Re: What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

The hotel referenced above is no longer a Crowne Plaza. It's http://www.theallertonhotel.com/

Another option with an outdoor pool - http://www.doubletreemagmile.com/

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6. Re: What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

The Hilton at 720 S. Michigan has an enclosed rooftop pool and an outdoor sundeck. The views are terrific.

The Palomar has a similar arrangement:

http://www.hotelchatter.com/hotel-photos/full/117/Inside+Hotel+Palomar+Chicago's+Other+Spaces#2

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7. Re: What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i have actually been looking at the hotel palomar - it looks beautiful!!

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8. Re: What downtown hotel has best outdoor pool?

Sorry Dave but the NEW Crowne Plaza is next door to the old Crowne Plaza (Allerton). It is calleD AVE aka the Avenue Crowne Plaza and it has the rooftop swimming pool. The Allerton is the 1920s hotel that had the Tip Top Tap in the penthouse but no outdoor pool. crowneplaza.com/h/…

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