There is a special quality about the Magnificent Mile that draws thousands of annual visitors to Chicago like a magnet. The buzz in the air along Michigan Avenue derives from both the colorful local community as well as the tourists from near and far who come to explore one of the most popular areas in the city. The many four- and five-star Chicago hotels on and near the Magnificent Mile offer a host of elegant environments, from historical to contemporary, along with some of the finest services and accommodation in the city. At the Affinia Chicago, all the action is only steps from the hotel, yet inside peace and tranquility are easily attainable.
The Chicago Affinia Hotel is considered the official hotel of Chicago's Navy Pier. It is a short two blocks east of Michigan Avenue and within walking distance to many of Chicago's best downtown attractions. Dining in the area just doesn't get any better, as options include not only the many area eateries but also the exceptional restaurant inside the Affinia Hotel in Chicago, an ideal spot to eat when you're not in the mood to go out. The on-site restaurant is headed by a world-renowned chef, noted for his exceptional seafood dishes and other innovative and sumptuous culinary delights, which are served in a rustic yet elegant atmosphere.
The Chicago Affinia Hotel showcases a unique, polished decor subtly highlighted by light, airy tones and touches of color. Guest rooms are large and comfortable, providing ample space for relaxing. Stocked with a wealth of convenient amenities, guests at the Chicago Affinia Hotel will enjoy signature beds, luxurious linens, and contemporary furnishings. Additional amenities include Aveda bath products, a stereo with a CD player, high-speed internet access, dataport, and voice mail, along with a flat-screen television. The Affinia Chicago also offers exemplary services including valet service, room service, both an indoor and an outdoor lounge, events and meeting facilities, and a fitness center.
Guests will appreciate the hotel's short distance to the city's finest attractions. The many things to do near the Affinia Hotel in Chicago offer travelers an excellent chance to explore one of the most exciting cities in the United States. Sports fans can catch a baseball game at Wrigley Field, home base of the Chicago Cubs. Lincoln Park Zoo, established in 1898, is another popular attraction featuring a wide variety of wildlife species from around the globe. The zoo also offers free admission and special events such as picnics, fundraisers, and other benefits. The Willis Tower, the Shedd Aquarium, and Navy Pier are also nearby. Close to the theater district, guests of the Affinia Hotel in Chicago can easily take in a wealth of excellent plays and other live performances without having to go too far. And a walk down by the lake is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon, get some fresh air, and check out the local scene.
Guests arriving at either the O'Hare Airport or the Midway Airport and using rental cars will find driving directions to the Affinia Chicago to be straightforward. Upon arrival, guests are warmly welcomed and checked in swiftly. Whether the on-site restaurant is the choice for meals or guests prefer to explore the multitude of city dining options, the hotel's concierge is there to make any and all arrangements. With great nightlife nearby for all ages, evenings are open to anything from bars and dance clubs to wine bars, jazz clubs, and live music performances. With such a great location close to everything visitors might need, the Affinia Hotel in Chicago strikes a chord with travelers looking to have it all on their Chicago vacation.
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