Regardless of how you feel about The Donald, I think we can all agree on one thing: Dude knows how to do hospitality. The towering, light blue concrete and glass structure, all 92 floors of it, sits on prime Chicago real estate, overlooking the river, lake, and downtown. And although the second tallest building in Chicago earned its stars for luxury, there’s a comfort here that draws in many families, and kids are greeted with a backpack filled with a plush toy, coloring book, and cotton candy. Standard rooms are huge, with floor-to-ceiling windows, a bed, sofa-sleeper, chair, desk and bureau, and they are equipped with a full kitchen, complete with microwave, fridge, stove, Nespresso machine, ice maker, and dishwasher (reserved for housekeeping, but proof positive that glasses are actually washed and not just sprayed with disinfectant). One-to-three bedroom suites are enormous at 2,500 feet. The 14th floor fitness center and pool rivals many freestanding gyms, and guests can participate in 40-plus complimentary classes and even borrow UnderArmour workout clothes and shoes. Guests get first-come privileges at The Terrace, located on the 16th floor, which has views that even locals cherish. Just try to keep your sense of humor when it comes to the over-the-top touches, like TVs in the bathroom mirrors and a “water library” that includes four bottled water options, one of which is a $25 bottle covered in Swarovski crystals. And, of course, expect to see the Trump name on anything that can be embroidered.
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
401 N Wabash Ave. (at the Chicago River), Chicago, IL 60611
Our Rating Neighborhood River North Transportation Subway/El: Red Line to Grand Phone 855/878-6700 or 312/588-8000 Prices $395–$446 double. Valet parking $71 Amenities Restaurant; two lounges; concierge; fitness center w/spa and indoor pool; salon; room service; complimentary car service within 1 mile; room service; full kitchens in each room; free Wi-Fi Units 339 units Web site Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago Other Pet friendlyBook a Room Now
Map401 N Wabash Ave. Chicago
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