Announcing the Opening of Marriott Marquis, Chicago

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Dominating the sky view of Chicago, the Marriott Marquis has recently opened and is commanded to be the largest hotel in the city and the biggest Marriott to unveil in the Northern district of America in the year 2017. It contains 1205 guest rooms with the inclusion of 44 suites. Located in the entertainment hub of Mc Cormick Square, the hotel is located in close proximity to McCormick Place – the country’s leading convention center. The contemporary hotel is also connected to the iconic American Book Company building that came up in 1912.

Marriott Marquis, Chicago
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Designing

Anderson/Miller is the designer of the hotel and has collaborated with architect Gensler during its construction. The lobby of the hotel is decorated with white oak Millworks, plush leathers, and luxurious seating.

The furnishings have vibrant hues. The guest rooms are designed for greater comfort and the walls depict pastel shades for creating a soothing environment.

A distinctive feature of the rooms is their artwork that represents many Chicago locales and bridges. There are 1161 standard guest rooms; out of these 674 are double rooms, 461 are king-sized ones and 26 are club kings.

Guest room of Marriott Marquis
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Meeting Rooms

The property spans across 93,000 square feet of space that is meant for events; out of which 43,000 is reserved for breakout meetings and there are 2 ballrooms consisting of 25,000 square feet each.

The Grand and junior ballrooms are known to be the largest in the city and have been maintained for corporate events and social gatherings. The ceilings of the ballrooms are 30 feet high and contain floating ceiling planes.

Meeting Rooms
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Art Exhibits

The hallways, corridors, and lobbies feature paintings of around 30 Chicago artists. These include the works of famous artists such as Amanda Williams, Wesley Kimler and Matthew Hoffman amongst others.

The painters were asked to create exhibits whilst bearing in mind the hotel, its location, and neighboring milieu. Additionally, the designing team in collaboration with Audio Tree shot videos featuring the artists and their works; the content is accessible to the guests through television channels.

Art Exhibits of Marriott Marquis
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Food and Beverages

The hotel also houses the Great Room and the 2121 Pantry, which serves a variety of food items to suit the wide palate of their patrons. Room service can also be availed by the benefactors.

Food and Beverages at Marriott Marquis
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The Great Room

Also, the guests have access to private dining rooms, special dinner table hosted by the chef, and a U-shaped bar. The revelers can also view the community kitchen through glass panels.

The Great Room in Marriott Marquis
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Amenities

The hotel provides amenities such as fitness centers, Wi-Fi internet connectivity, M Club Lounge, complimentary breakfast, a variety of cocktails, a wide choice of appetizers, business centers, and FedEx services.

fitness centers in Marriott Marquis
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Conclusion

This hotel caters to the elegant business travelers and they are sure to revel in the deluxe offerings of the property. All efforts to ensure their comfort have been taken into consideration. Also, space has a lively atmosphere and is inviting at the same time. There are many unique aspects of the hotel and spells another name in luxury. Be sure to stop over at the hotel on your next trip to Chicago!

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