The architectural grandeur of a bygone era comes alive at the Hotel Burnham: a Four-Star luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Chicago's famous Loop. Located on Historic State Street the Hotel Burnham projects an atmosphere of the historical and whimsy decorated to the hotels theme of romance. Completed in 1895 as the Reliance Building it was one of the first steel framed skyscrapers in the world. Dark finished mahogany wood, rich colored leathers and silk drapery unite to recreate the men's club atmosphere that once occupied this space. Tumbled stone flooring in the entry lobby complement the restored stone floor used in the original lobby. Swans, mating for life, swim in the corridor carpet design of our guestroom floors. Expansive windows featuring incredible views of downtown Chicago are draped in handsome blue velvet and tie back panels with samplings of Mozart's symphonies.The lobby's details can all be admired from the "Living Room", where overstuffed leather couches and mohair chairs invite guests to stay and relax. The "Living Room" also hosts the evening's complimentary wine reception and the morning's coffee and tea service. Other services include 24-hour room service, valet laundry, complimentary overnight shoeshine, business services, valet parking, and a full-service concierge. The pet-friendly hotel welcomes pets with a treat plus food and water dishes to use during their stay. The 122 richly appointed guest rooms continue the elaborate design of the hotel decor. Guests can indulge with the in-room spa services provided by Relax and Rejuvinate. Plush robes and L'Occitane bath products are standard amenities, along with complimentary yoga accessories, A/C, CD stereo, 2-line phone with voicemail, evening turndown, hairdryer, minibar, morning paper, complimentary DSL WiFi Internet and flat-screen TV. The Forgot it-We've Got It program happily provides forgotten toiletries.All Guest Rooms are nonsmoking. As with all Kimpton Hotels, pets are welcomed with a treat and supplied with food and water dishes to use during their stay. Walking services are available. Hotel Burnham also features Kimpton's Forgot It, We've Got It program, where we offer toiletry items that you may have left at home. Situated at the corner overlooking that great street, State Street, The Atwood Cafe draws Chicago residents and guests alike with its sophisticated American menu and vintage dacor. While noted for its deluxe breakfasts and pre-theater dinners, Atwood also offers the perfect drop-in-anytime sanctuary from the quick pace of downtown Chicago. Hotel Renovations. The Burnham was opened in October of 1999 after the building underwent a complete renovation.All Hardware and Soft goods are new. 2004 - guest room carpets replaced, 2005 all mattresses and bedding replaced, 2007 the Reliance Room was built. Our environmental program, Kimpton Hotels EarthCare, supports a sustainable world by using non-intrusive, high quality, eco-friendly products and services, including In-Room recycling bins, non-toxic cleaners, organic honor bar items and water/energy efficient measures. Kimpton Hotels EarthCare products and practices are based on California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Green Lodging Guidelines.