All Press Releases for June 20, 2008

Encounter the Reenergized Gateway to the Magnificent Mile and Be Inspired...All New Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

$36 Million Dollar Renovation Successfully Blends Architecture with Nature

    /24-7PressRelease/ - CHICAGO, IL, June 20, 2008 - Soaring 46 stories above Michigan Avenue, the landmark Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel reveals the stunning results of a $36 million property-wide renovation, which successfully blends eclectic mixes of architecture with its natural and multi-dimensional surroundings. Savvy travelers around the globe will discover a reenergized urban hotel that masterfully mixes the organic movements and clean architectural lines of the fresh outdoors into an inside retreat, creating oneness with nature. "The true inspiration for the renovation comes from our amazing location in this ever-changing city, where opposites intersect for a one-of-a-kind experience, from Chicago winds to the tranquility of our lakeside retreat," stated General Manager, Doug Ridge.

Since opening in 1978, this Marriott hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois celebrates their 30-year anniversary with a diverse array of exciting transformations to include the unveiling of the venue's imaginative Lobby{Reinvented}, which boasts an impressive Media Zone featuring six HD Plasma screens set amidst a high-energy bar with a captivating illuminated sculpture radiating toward the sparkling ceiling; new front desk pods; self check-in kiosks; concierge desk; Starbucks and communal tables with wi-fi for networking. A grand staircase leads guests on a delectable journey to the hotel's new restaurant, featuring freshly prepared Midwestern style cooking. The elevators are also reenergized, transporting everyone a little faster to the privacy and comfort of exquisite and impeccable downtown Chicago accommodations.

All meeting and ballrooms on four floors were redesigned adding 10,000 square-feet of new meeting space to include a breathtaking new 4,000 square-foot ballroom. The Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile boasts 65,000 square-feet of versatile Chicago meeting space and 1,198 contemporary guest rooms featuring flat-screen TVs and Marriott's new Revive bedding package. Guests can enjoy a complimentary health club with indoor pool, whirlpool, steam room, sauna, 24-hour cardio room and weight room. For information, please call toll free 800-228-9290, 312-836-0100, or visit

About Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
The Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile is a revitalized downtown Chicago hotel near Navy Pier, fresh from a multi-million dollar transformation, boasting contemporary surroundings and sophisticated amenities. Situated on Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile among world-class shopping, restaurants, and entertainment, this luxurious Chicago, Illinois hotel is within walking distance to the Windy City's top attractions, including Navy Pier, American Girl Place, Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, Theater and Museum Districts. Stylish Chicago hotel rooms offer chic upgrades including flat screen TVs, Marriott's Revive bedding, and ergonomic chairs with sleek, modern desks. With 65,000 square feet of versatile event space, this Chicago luxury hotel creates the perfect elegant setting for successful business engagements, memorable social gatherings, and exquisite wedding receptions. Experience the remarkable revival of a Chicago, Illinois hotel at the extraordinary and transformed Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. For more information or to make a reservation, call 312-836-0100 or visit

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