CHICAGO—Situated in the heart of Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile has resumed hotel operations offering easy access to the best of Chicago’s dining, entertainment, shopping, and business opportunities. Recently completing a five-year, $110 million property-wide renovation, guests of the 1,200-room downtown property once again have access to 68,000 square feet of meeting and event space, unmatched culinary offerings, and a variety of hotel amenities including a 9,000 square foot fitness center. With a focus on safety and wellbeing, the hotel has resumed operations through Marriott International’s Commitment to Clean Program which has redefined the standards for cleaning and safety throughout the hotel.
“With safety and wellbeing in mind, we are listening to our guests and associates and working to implement new offerings and physically distant experiences to help reimagine the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile journey,” said Thomas Robertson, general manager. “The most important element of welcoming back guests is doing it safely, and we are going beyond cleaning to advance care across our entire hotel experience.”
Commitment to Clean
As the health and safety of guests continues to be of the utmost importance to Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, the property is further elevating its cleanliness practices in accordance with Marriott International’s recently launched Commitment to Clean program. As part of the program, the hotel has made a commitment to ensure all aspects of the guest and associate experience are followed by rigorous cleaning and safety guidelines which includes safe physical distancing throughout the hotel, required face coverings for all associates, updated and regular safety training for all associates, enhanced cleaning of rooms and common spaces with hospital grade disinfectants and modified floor plans and seating in all food & beverage outlets, to name a few. For more information on Marriott International’s Commitment to Clean please visit the website.
Unmatched Culinary Offerings
Greeted by the expansive lobby – which completed its transformational renovation in 2019 – guests of Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile can experience the newly redesigned lobby bar, Reviver, known for its carefully curated cocktails paired with locally sourced artisanal American dishes made in the 95% scratch kitchen. Guests can also enjoy a wide selection of beer offerings with a focus on Chicago and Midwestern breweries along with a robust wine list. In addition to Reviver, guests have access to Rush Street Pantry, an elevated grab-and-go concept offering chef crafted meals and snacks in addition to artisanal offerings from local purveyors.
With food and beverage serving as an integral part of the hotel experience, the award-winning culinary team creates their dishes using fresh house-made pasta, house butchered meats, a full-service pastry shop, fresh stocks, sauces, soups, and salad dressings. In addition, the hotel proudly partners with Heritage Prairie Farm, who has set aside an acre of land to grow to produce exclusively for the hotel. Additionally, the hotel hosts an extensive rooftop garden with beehives housing 900,000+ honeybees.
World-Class Meetings and Events
Adding to the overall experience at Chicago Marriott Downton Magnificent Mile is the 68,000 square feet of multi-use event and meeting space. Recognized as one of America’s leading business and event hotels and having been recently redesigned and enhanced, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile is an award-winning destination for meetings, seminars, conferences, trade shows, and corporate events.
With safety in mind for all events and gatherings, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile has reimagined the experience to accommodate the wellbeing of all guests and associates. Under the Commitment to Clean program, meetings at the hotel have been modified to accommodate a number of guidelines including custom room sets for ample social distancing, separate registration areas, single-serve and pre-packaged food and beverage offerings for meals and breaks and adaptive live-streaming support to facilitate hybrid meetings with virtual attendees. As hybrid meetings and virtual attendees continue to be an industry standard, guests of Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile can utilize the hotel’s in-house event technology partner, PSAV/Encore. With more than a decade of experience, PSAV is uniquely positioned to provide both the technical expertise and equipment to support hybrid and virtual events ranging from small to large scale conferences and exhibitions.
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile offers beautifully appointed hotel rooms and suites, featuring modern furnishings, thoughtful amenities and exceptional views of the city and Lake Michigan. Guests and visitors have prime access to the iconic Magnificent Mile where some of the city’s best boutiques and celebrated attractions, including Shedd Aquarium, Wrigley Field, Navy Pier, and United Center, can be found.