Four Seasons Ritz-Carlton

160 E Pearson St at Water Tower Place, Chicago, Illinois, 60611-2124, United States
(5 star hotel)
#10
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in Chicago
Very Good (3.5 out of 5.0) 3 reviews
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Not as much attention to guests as we are used to

Bad (2.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on September 4, 2005

We stayed in one of the two Anniversary Suites on 9/3. Our room was spacious w/2 full baths. The main bath had a nice soakingtub, albeit, a bit smaller than it appears online. Also, the view kinda sucked for $700/night. The bathroom tub has windows that overlook other buildings, and not the lake. The windows should have gone to the floor, also, to allow for a better view from the tub. Our tub did not hold water, so we had to keep the tub faucet going to keep water inside. My sink drain ran VERY slow, so it was backing up. The grout on the main shower was orange, it really needed a deep cleaning! Checked out by the front desk clerk, an Asian woman named Sofun, who was not very friendly, OR (so) fun. Did not say hello, how was your stay, OR goodbye. Hubby says he'd rather go elsewhere next time for $700. Very sad.

Unique Quality: Room Service was good, but pricey. Creme Brulee was incredibly delicious.

We once thought they had the BEST beds in the world. We no longer think that. They left us with major backaches in the morning.

Pool is a strict lap pool and NOT for kids. Very nice workout room.

Overnight parking is $38,and is ridiculous. Should be part of the overnight cost of the room, if you ask me.

Directions: Attached to WaterTower, just to the south of The John Hancock.

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If You Can Afford It, Stay At...

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on May 18, 2004

"Eventually I think that Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world." Frank Lloyd Wright, architect, 1939

The only reason we ever stayed at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago is because they offered a special half price the month of my birthday one year. So, for my birthday, my husband made the arrangements to stay there. It was an incredible experience. The hotel is set atop Water Tower Place above North Michigan Avenue. It is known as one of Chicago's finest hotels (A Four Seasons Hotel). The service is renown; the guest rooms are luxurious; the food at the contemporary French Restaurant is legendary.
The hotel has 435 guest rooms (91 suites and oversized rooms). Because the hotel is literally attached to Watertower Place, you can walk from the hotel into the famous shopping place.
The Dining Room denotes luxury and elegance. Chef Sarah Stegner offers a personalized 8-course tasting menu. This restaurant has won numerous awards and rightfully so. It is closed on Mondays. It is most famous for the Sunday Brunch which defies description.
Note: Elegant attire is required and jackets are highly recommended.
The Cafe is a causual place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It is most famous for its delicious desserts (so, save room!)
The Greenhouse really looks like a greenhouse with a wide expanse of windows for a view of Chicago.
It is perfect for a light lunch, Afternoon Tea, a cocktail and appetizers.
If you cannot stay at the hotel, at least try the food at one of these fine restaurants.

Unique Quality: There is a Spa at the Carlton Club with a pool, a fitness center, steamroom, sauna, massage and other therapies.
Services include: Valet parking, express check-in/out, 24-hour In-Room Dining, complimentary overnight shoeshine.
Rooms have: Video or DVD player, twice-daily housekeeping service, CD player, Down pillows (non-allergenic pillows available which I had to ask for!), thick terrycloth bathrobes, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, complimentary local newspaper, high-speed e-mail & Internet access, and wake-up call.)
This is a once-in-a-lifetime kind of place!

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Ritz Carlton Hotel - This is...

by written on August 26, 2002

Ritz Carlton Hotel - This is the only hotel I have ever stayed at in the city. It is beautiful! The service is impeccable, the rooms are gorgeous, and I can't imagine any reason to go anywhere else.
Start at $295

Unique Quality: Moderate Room
Beautifully appointed Moderate Rooms offer high ceilings and city views from large picture windows. They are located on the lower floors of the Hotel.
435 spacious guest rooms, including 91 suites and a
Premier Class of oversized rooms and suites

Exclusive Carlton Club with pool, state-of-the-art fitness centre, steam, sauna, massage and skin treatments

Indoor access to the international boutiques of Water Tower Place

Directions: 160 East Pearson St. at Water Tower Place, Chicago, Illinois 60611-2124 U.S.

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Address: 160 E Pearson St at Water Tower Place, Chicago, Illinois, 60611-2124, United States

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Amenities at Four Seasons Ritz-Carlton

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Business Services
  • Pets Allowed
  • Suites
  • Free High Speed Internet

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