The Hotel Burnham is located in downtown Chicago’s well-known loop, near shopping, the Art Institute of Chicago, the newer Millennium Park and great stores or shops like Macy’s, formerly the Marshall Fields department store. The street address for the Hotel Burnham at the corner of State and Washington is One West Washington Street. Directly across from Hotel Burnham, a brand new development containing residential units, an upscale gym, a multi-complex theater and bright, new, interesting stores will be opening in the Spring of 2009.
The television broadcast studio for Chicago CBS 2 will newly open on this same block in September of 2008. Examples of the stores or businesses to be housed on this block include Aveda, David Barton Gym, Club Monaco, Steve Madden, Beard Papa’s, Godiva Chocolate, Sabon and many others. Chicago’s Millennium Park is also only three blocks from the hotel. It contains 24.5 acres of wide-open spaces, playgrounds, public art, ice-skating, outdoor dining and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.
If you love baseball, Wrigley Field is only ten minutes from the hotel. It is the home of the Chicago Cubs. Amenities include in-room yoga from the Yoga Channel on every TV with a complimentary basket of accessories to use while you stay, hi-speed Internet access, two-line speaker phones with data ports, mahogany writing desk, ribbed chaise lounge, gentleman’s chest, ironing board, CD stereo, hair dryer, individual room climate control, pets are allowed and help is available for the pet’s needs, a choice selection of pillows that includes eight different types, maid service is twice a day and Wi-Fi is available in the main lobby for all guests.
A small luxury hotel, Hotel Burnham boasts numerous awards, such as, Conde Nast Traveler’s-2004-2005-2006-2008 Gold List, National Geographic Traveler 2008, City of Chicago Best Restoration-2000, Travel & Leisure’s 2007 Top 500 Hotels in the World, and several others. The Hotel’s Atwood Café has enormous eighteen foot ceilings and floor to ceiling windows for viewing the city. Comfort foods are prepared by Executive Chef Heather Terhune, and it is open from seven in the morning until dinner closes at ten in the evening. There are nine bar seats, eighteen patio seats and seventy indoor seats including booths. People can visit the restaurant from off the street, while guests can enjoy room service when staying at the hotel if desired. How about some vanilla yogurt, cereal, turkey burgers, waffles or fillet mignon with French green beans?