The new 130-unit Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown, located in a newly renovated 1920`s Art Deco styled building at 15 E. Ohio St. in the heart of Chicago`s shopping, dining and entertainment districts, is now open.
“The Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown offers a perfect blend of the old and new, with top-line amenities for business and leisure travelers,” said Michael Wathen, the hotel`s general manager.
The Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown features 105 elegantly appointed guest rooms and 25 handsome suites. The hotel`s extensive renovation mixes historic elegance with modern furnishings and décor, while retaining significant period details such as a mahogany beamed and coffered ceiling and arched insets in the two-story lobby.
Guest room décor reflects the vibrant colors of the Modernist period of the 1920`s. Room amenities include coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and radio/alarm clock with CD player. Each rooms features cable TV with premium channels, on-demand digital movies, Nintendo game systems, web-based TV, multiple dual-line speakerphones with dataport, high-speed Internet connections and voice mail. Some suites have large work desks with task lighting and ergonomic swivel-tilt desk armchairs.
Some guestrooms also feature a wet bar, microwave, mini refrigerator and full-sized sofa beds.
Hotel features include an Express Services kiosk in the lobby, which allows guests to self check-in in three languages (English, French and Spanish). Other hotel features include a fitness center and spa with cardiovascular and weight training equipment, a therapeutic whirlpool tub and dry sauna and a business center with printers, facsimile and photocopy machines. The hotel has a 250 square foot meeting room capable of accommodating 15 people.
The hotel features a complimentary continental breakfast of cinnamon rolls from Ann Sather`s, bagels, croissants, fresh fruit, cereal, juices and coffee, tea and milk, which is served in the lobby.
Guests receive a complimentary copy of USA TODAY and free local phone calls.
Room rates start at $139.
Discounts are available for senior citizens, business travelers, members of the American Automobile Association, government and military personnel and groups. Children under age 17 stay free in their parents` or grandparents` room.
The Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown also offers a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. The hotel participates in Choice Privileges®, Choice`s frequent traveler program that allows frequent travelers an opportunity to earn points toward free night stays and gift certificates when staying at Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion and Sleep Inn brand hotels. Guests of Choice brand hotels may also choose to earn airlines miles with participating airlines.
The Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown is owned by Ohio East Hotel, LLC and managed by the Neighborhood Development Corporation.
The hotel is centrally located in downtown Chicago, just off Michigan Avenue and near restaurants, movies and shopping. The Art Institute and Field Museum are less than a mile from the hotel. Wrigley Field is four miles away.
For reservations at the Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown, contact Choice`s toll-free reservations service at 1-800-4-CHOICE or visit www.choicehotels.com on the Internet. Reservations can also be made by calling the hotel directly at (312) 494-1515, toll free at (888) 775-4111 or visiting the hotel`s web site at www.chicagocomfortinn.com.