About Chicago Athletic Association
This architecturally spectacular 241-room property is set in a prominent location overlooking Millennium Park and Lake Michigan. Preferred Millennium Junior Suites sport a masculine athletic-themed décor and showcase park and lake views framed by Gothic tracery. Avoid small Classic and Superior rooms. Renovations preserved sumptuous 19th-century details, notably in the main lounge and library, a German-American interpretation of high Venetian-Gothic design. Common areas include The Game Room which blends a bar with classic games such as billiards, shuffleboard and chess, the eight-seat Milk Room whisky bar, formerly a speakeasy during Prohibition, and the new Topgolf Swing Suite where advanced indoor golf and interactive gaming simulator bays are available. Cherry Circle Room serves upscale farm-to-table regionally inspired cuisine, and a buzzing rooftop restaurant-bar offers more-casual fare. The Drawing Room offers a full menu and seasonally inspired cocktails. The hotel offers a gym but no spa. The atmosphere is trendy rather than tranquil, making this property most appropriate for the young at heart.
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