The Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park is one of Chicago’s most elegant and luxurious hotels, and arguably has the best location in all of the Windy City. From the hotel, which is surrounded by 400 acres of wooded park land, is an oasis within the busy city. The Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park also has an incredible view of the Chicago Skyline, Lake Michigan, and the surrounding parks, making it a great spot to enjoy the city from within and without a guest’s room. From our room, we could see beautiful Lake Michigan, the Shedd Aquarium, several marinas, and gorgeous views of the city.
Fairmont Chicago Millenium Park
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Address: 200 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
Staff Helpfulness & Friendliness: 5/5
Room size: 5/5
Room Amenities: 5/5
Room and Bed Comfort: 5/5
View from Room: 5/5
Internet: Available for a fee
Spa: 5/5 (read about it here)
Proximity to Other Points of Interest: 5/5
Valet Parking: Yes
Despite the proximity to Chicago’s busiest and most fashionable street, the Magnificent Mile, which is just a brief stroll away, our hotel room was completely silent, which is very uncommon in such a large city. We didn’t hear a single car horn, or person speaking as we have at other hotels we’ve stayed in in Chicago. Our room was so comfortable and had everything we needed from makeup remover wipes and shoe shine cloths to robes and literature about unique things to do in the area. Our hotel room had a gorgeous walk-in rain shower, a large bathtub perfect for soaking in, and a gorgeous sitting area with a bench overlooking the city. It was truly the perfect home away from home.
The customer service we experienced at Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park was simply splendid. During our time at the hotel, the valet had our car out front within moments of calling down for it, the front desk staff were very kind and were able to answer our questions about the area without hesitation. On the third morning of our stay, we were met with heavy rains, and before we headed out the door sans umbrellas, a front desk worker brought one over to us so that we wouldn’t get wet during our stroll. The entire time we were at the Fairmont, we felt like the staff truly had our best interests at heart and were looking out for us.
The food at the hotel was so good, we ate their twice, once for brunch and another time for lunch. The hotel’s restaurant, the Columbus Tap, was the focus of one of my most recent restaurant reviews, and everything was simply delicious. From pancakes and egg dishes to charcuterie, and crudités, this elevated gastropub serves next level comfort food, and we were enamored by the intriguing flavor combinations we enjoyed at the restaurant. Room services and in-room amenities were also splendid, and the hotel has a wide array of foods suitable for those with religious or personal dietary restrictions.
mySpa, the hotel’s phenomenal spa was one of the greatest spa experiences we’ve had anywhere in the city. The massages, soaking tubs, and couples suite culminated in a wonderful, tranquil experience for both my husband and myself, and we left the spa feeling completely relaxed, rejuvenated, and restored. Read more about our spa experience in this post.
With so much to do in the hotel itself, it was hard to want to leave and explore the rest of the city, but when we finally did venture out, we loved how convenient the hotel’s location was, we loved that it was within walking distance of the major Chicago attractions we wanted to visit like the Shedd Aquarium, Magnificent Mile, and Millennium Park, and we absolutely loved watching the sunset over the Chicago skyline from the hotel. If you’re looking for an excellent place to stay in the city, the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park is a fantastic option, and we absolutely loved our stay here.
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