Set in the heart of the 'Magnificent Mile', The Peninsula Chicago is ideally situated near all of the city's key attractions, businesses and entertainment. On the doorstep of Chicago's Lake Michigan and Michigan Avenue, the hotel is located in the center of the city's most exclusive shops and steps from the historic Water Tower. The Peninsula Chicago is located 13 miles from Chicago Midway Airport and 17 miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport.The Peninsula Chicago offers 9,000 sq ft of versatile meeting and event space, providing the flexibility for every type of event from intimate meetings to lavish galas. The Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 550 guests in a variety of configurations. Five additional function rooms and a boardroom with a plasma flat screen television and a fully equipped business center with offices and computer stations are also available for rental. Several fine dining options are available Avenues serves contemporary cuisine from an exhibition kitchen, and was recently awarded perfect scores from each of Chicago's major publications in 2005, a distinction held by only two restaurants in the city. A fully-equipped spa and exercise facility with panoramic city views is located at the top of the hotel.The Peninsula Chicago off 339 luxurious and spacious guestrooms and suites furnished in a magnificent classical style, including the 3,000 square foot Peninsula Suite. Each guestroom and suite is equipped with a state-of-the-art electronic system that allows guests to control guestroom features with the touch of a button. All guestrooms and suites feature marble bathrooms with separate shower, a deep soaking tub with a television above the tub, and hands-free telephone. Also included are an oversized executive desk with silent fax machine, data port and complimentary network and wireless high-speed Internet access.