Grand and gracious – but child friendly and chilled

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Booking agent description: With its famous frescoed ceiling, seven ballrooms and two exhibition rooms, this 4-star hotel in the Chicago Loop is a grand affair. In spite of the grandeur it's family friendly too with children of any age staying free in their parents' or grandparents' room. There's a restaurant, cocktail bar, salon, spa, fitness centre, indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna, while all rooms have an HD TV and wi-fi. Upgrade to an executive room for extra benefits or a suite for separate living space.

Location: Loop/ Magnificent Mile/ River North, Chicago

Hotel rating: 4 out of 5,337 reviews

Hotel facilities: Air Conditioning, Executive floor, Wi Fi Connection, Interior corridor access to rooms, Wi Fi, Restaurant, Non-smoking rooms, Children programs, Conference facilities, Pets allowed

Room facilities: Data port

Accepted credit cards: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Hotel policies: Pets welcome, Smoking not permitted

Disabled amenities: Accessible Rooms

Business amenities: Business Center, Meeting Rooms, Business center