Housed in the 1929 Carbide & Carbon Building, the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago is positioned in the Chicago (Ill.) Loop business and theater districts on Michigan Avenue across from Millennium Park. Chicago Theatre and Grant Park are one block from the hotel and the Wrigley Building is three blocks away. The Art Institute of Chicago is five blocks from the property and Navy Pier is within one-quarter mile.
The bronze and Belgian-marbled lobby features studio lighting and Art Deco furnishings representing the Chicago nightlife scene. The Angels and Kings bar offers a variety of seasonal and premium spirits. Modern function areas feature box seating and plasma-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available the lobby. A 24-hour business center is offered. Business amenities also include 8,400 square feet of meeting space among 7 small and large meeting/conference rooms. The fitness center houses cardiovascular and strength-training equipment. Parking is available on-site for a surcharge. A Hard Rock Retail Store is also on the property.
Guestrooms at the hotel present views of Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River. Rooms feature 40-inch flat-screen televisions and clock radios with iPod docks. Wireless and wired high-speed Internet access are available for a fee. Rooms are outfitted with feather-top bedding, minibars and dressers, music-themed artwork and snakeskin leather seating with ottomans. Bathrooms are clad in granite and provide Rock Spa products. Rooms are equipped with laptop safes and Rolling Stone and Time Out Chicago magazines. Rollaway beds and in-room massages are available on request for a fee.