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Chicago Athletic Association

12 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
Nightly Rates: ($349.00 - $1,249.00)
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Hotel Description:

Chicago Athletic Association is an historic 1890s monument to the competitive spirit now transformed into an ultra luxe Chicago boutique hotel with commanding views across Millennium Park to Lake Michigan This long vacant Venetian Gothic landmark springs back to life as a club like mecca for inspired recreation where the spirit of play reigns supreme fueled by locally sourced luminaries from Chicagos top flight social and culinary destinations Its personal here because the spirit of Chicago is a kind of club and on our team everyone belongs This is the club whose members swam with five time Olympic gold medalist Johnny Weissmuller and watched Pudge Heffelfinger own so much end zone he became footballs first pro The courts are polished The trophy cases dusted off Everything here is renewed thanks in no small part to the Herculean efforts of the building and craftsmen who have helped us realize our vision Our reverence for this monumental building cannot be overstated but we want to breathe a new life into it to care for it without treating it like a relic Thats the intent of the dynamic design duo Roman and Williams winners of the 2014 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award who are building a legacy of creating extraordinary presents with historic pasts that are more than restorations but rather reinventions Architect Henry Ives Cobb a charter member of The Association imbued this magical place with a Gothic facade reminiscent of the Doges Palace in Venice Revitalized interiors once again reveal an extraordinary level of detail in the tiled floors millwork chandeliers grand staircases palatial rooms and soaring ceilings Today The Associations socially robust sports driven past lives on amid restaurants lounges and ballrooms where a high spirited club like atmosphere prevails seamlessly melding into shared histories past and future

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  19
Number of rooms:  241
Number of suites:  23


Shake Shack: Famous fast-food dining featuring burgers hotdogs chicken sandwiches milk shakes
Cherry Circle Room: Cherry Circle Room is the reinvention of the iconic restaurant of the same name that has serviced the Chicago Athletic Association and its members for generations. The intimate James Beard award-winning space-Outstanding Restaurant Design-has been fully r
Cindys Rooftop Restaurant: Perched within a vaulted glass and steel rooftop atrium recalling the train depot that once lived across Michigan Avenue Cindys is the beloved jewel in our downtown Chicago icons crown. Revel in seasonal food and drink freshness and deceptively sinful pun
Game Room: Game Room features delicious beverages and finger-friendly foods that complement the atmosphere and setting of our beautifully restored space.
Milk Room: Coffee and pastry shop during the day - transforms into 8-seat microbar at night serving spirit-forward cocktails from rate vintage spirits and elixirs.


Jogging trail

Meeting Facilities:

Chance Boardroom: Chance offers more traditional executive spaces for parties looking to invite a spirit of play into the boardroom. The Chance room affords an intimate meeting of up to 8 people seated.
White City Ballroom: Lit by floor to ceiling windows that open directly onto Millennium Park, the White City Ballroom is a breathtaking expression of Chicago grandeur.
Madison Ballroom: Experience the sophistication of Chicago with floor to ceiling windows that look onto the bustling Chicago Loop cityscape beneath the glow of an original 19th century chandelier.
Stagg Court: Stagg Court transforms the original gymnasium and basketball court into a multipurpose stadium perfect for one of a kind events.
Tinker Boardroom: Tinker offers more traditional executive spaces for parties looking to invite a spirit of play into the boardroom. The Tinker room accommodates conference seating of up to 12 people.
Evers Boardroom: Evers offers more traditional executive spaces for parties looking to invite a spirit of play into the boardroom. The Evers room accommodates conference seating of up to 28 people.

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Children welcome
  • Dry cleaning
  • Full service housekeeping
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Meeting rooms
  • Parking
  • Security
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevators
  • Game room
  • Interior corridors
  • Nightclub
  • Pets allowed
  • Turndown service
  • 24-hour security
  • Business services
  • Conference facilities
  • Family plan
  • High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
  • Jogging track
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Restaurant
  • Wakeup service
  • Accessible facilities
  • Catering services
  • Continental breakfast
  • Free high speed internet connection
  • Hotspots
  • Lounges/bars
  • On-Site parking
  • Room service
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas

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Location Description:
With commanding views across Millennium Park to Lake Michigan The long vacant Venetian Gothic landmark is perfectly situated for travelers looking to partake in an authentically Chicago experience
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