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Customer demand from the business class and upscale clientele, along with fierce competition, has forced hotels to adapt and customize their accommodations and services to satisfy this niche market. A number of Chicago boutique hotels have taken these measures to detailed and wonderful extremes, offering creatively-themed and fully accessorized stays in their luxury suites.

Relax Zen-like in the heart of Chicago at Dana Hotel & Spa. The Nirvana Suite features Italian rainfall fixtures, highest quality bath and beauty products, imported Italian linens, and in-room Kinesis Heritage fitness equipment. A spacious lounge area, hardwood floors and urban vantages capture the feel of genuine city residency. Located in Chicago’s River North, the largest concentration of art galleries in the US outside of Manhattan, and near the Magnificent Mile. 660 North State Street  Chicago, IL

After a $25+ million renovation, Sax Hotel Chicago unveiled a fresh Presidential Suite last month. As well as being revamped in rich colours and fabrics, the suites are wired to the max: flat-screens, surround sound audio, X Box 360 Elite gaming, Microsoft Zune MP3 and laptops. The 16th floor Presidential Suite boasts 65’ plasma screens, and a LifeWare home-automation system—connected through a Windows Vista Media Center PC. Steps away from the Chicago River in Marina City with access to six choice restaurants, a 25,000 square foot fitness facility, the 10 Pin upscale bowling lounge, and the House of Blues music venue. 333 North Dearborn Street  Chicago, IL

Hard Rock Hotel Chicago offers uniquely themed rooms in the heart of downtown Chicago. Stretching 40 stories tall near the Magnificent Mile, guests enjoy a music-rich vibe within the walls of the iconic Carbide & Carbon building, a Burnham masterpiece of green terra cotta and black granite. Spice up your stay with the Kandi Koated Nights Room Package. Choose from a list of intimate items from Kandi Burruss’s pleasure line, Bedroom Kandi. 230 N Michigan Ave  Chicago, IL 60601


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