The Hilton Chicago-Michigan Avenue Cultural Mile overlooks Grant Park in Chicago, Ill. The CTA's Red line train is located one block from the hotel. This Hilton property stands two blocks from Millennium Park, three blocks from the Field Museum and four blocks from the Loop business district.
When this property opened as The Stevens in 1927, it boasted an 18-hole rooftop golf course, its own hospital and a 1,200-seat theater that showed "talking pictures." Today, the hotel offers three dining options that include Kitty O'Shea's Irish Pub where exchange students from Ireland work as servers and local Irish bands perform on select evenings. The pub serves Irish fare and offers Irish beers on tap; 720 South Bar and Grill serves comfort food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and SNAX offers grab-and-go meals, snacks, and beverages. The business center houses six computer stations. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas for a fee. A limited-hour health club offers an extensive array of exercise equipment for a fee, and provides complimentary use of an indoor track, saunas, tanning beds and a spa tub. The hotel also houses an indoor lap pool.
This 25-story property offers 1,544 guestrooms furnished with Hilton Serta Sweet Dreams Beds that feature pillowtop mattresses, 250-thread count sheets, down duvets and down pillows. Marble-clad bathrooms contain shower/tub combinations. Executive-level bathrooms provide bathrobes upon request. All accommodations provide clock radios with iPod® docks, flat-screen televisions with complimentary premium channels, and a touch-panel computer with high-speed wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge).