CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The iconic Park Hyatt Chicago has resumed operations, unveiling a stunning $60 million overhaul of guest rooms and public areas. Located in the vibrant Magnificent Mile neighborhood at 800 N. Michigan Avenue, this historic property has been an iconic Chicago destination since it opened in 1980 as the first Park Hyatt hotel. Founder Jay Pritzker envisioned a one-of-a-kind retreat that epitomized understated luxury and served as a home away from home for guests. The reopened property stays true to that original mission, offering highly personalized service, renowned art and design, and exceptional food and wine – all with a contemporary lens for today’s discerning traveler. . The renewed sanctuary seamlessly blends a clear sense of place and culture, with 146 spacious rooms and 36 suites – including the introduction of several new suite categories and the addition of 23 new suites – a refreshed lobby design including library updates, hotel lounge hospitality, a vibrant new arts program showcasing some of Chicago’s most talented designers, updates to the hotel’s NoMI restaurant, and hotel improvements spa area and programs.
“For this renovation project, we focused on lightening and brightening the interiors of the hotel to create a more modern space, while maintaining the understated luxury of the Park Hyatt brand to provide our travelers with contemporary respite. to enjoy in addition to our stellar amenities and immersive culinary options,” says Ms. Rike Erdbrink, General Manager. “We are incredibly proud and excited to reopen our doors and offer our guests a luxurious hotel experience with rooms and suites that are an oasis of calm in our electric city.
Renowned design firm Anderson/Miller Ltd. oversaw the completely redesigned rooms, redesigning everything from fixtures and furniture to wall and floor coverings. The results are spaces swathed in soft creams, camel accent tones, and layered textures, and filled with opulent amenities, giving them an intimate, residential feel rooted in luxury. In-room amenities and design features include an integrated media hub with an advanced tablet system for guest service communication and in-room dining; Park Hyatt’s iconic large Le Labo® bath products; bathrooms with pocket doors so guests can relax in the oversized tub while taking in the city views; triple-glazed windows, which provide a calm and serene bedroom experience and reduce energy by regulating room temperature; and more. Additionally, a Wellness Suite will soon be introduced and equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment so that guests can work out in the comfort of their own room.
In public spaces, neutral tones and white marble accents serve as an elegant backdrop for vibrant artwork meant to be the focal point. Widely known for its commitment to building a vibrant private art collection, Park Hyatt Chicago has worked closely with a variety of local artists and galleries to add inclusive and meaningful new works to its program. With this in mind, the property has partnered with a local female-led design firm Sheedy DeLaRosa Interiors to curate art and photography from local Chicago-based artists. Designed to evoke feelings of whimsy and engage the imagination of travelers, the collection pays homage to Chicago as the city evolves. As part of the inaugural experience, the selection of contemporary and thought-provoking pieces that bring modern Chicago into the hotel include custom-woven metal sculptures by local artist Eric Gushee, among others.
Named after its iconic location on North Michigan Avenue, the hotel’s acclaimed dining destination, NoIM, immerses diners in a reimagined food and beverage experience with three distinct concepts, all offering stunning views of Chicago’s historic Water Tower and Lake Michigan. To NoMI Kitchen, diners enjoy modern American cuisine steeped in French techniques, including duck confit and duroc pork rillette with roasted garlic, marinated apple and sourdough. NoMI Lounge is the perfect place to gather, with its sprawling bar, new drinks program and six-seat sushi counter serving delicacies like Soft Shell Crab Temaki with crab, avocado, shiso, cucumber and yuzu mayonnaise. The open-air terrace area of the restaurant, NoMI garden, is a respite from the bustling city below, with its laid-back, sophisticated energy, sweeping views, and craft cocktail program featuring light, botanical refreshments like the Garden’s signature Humboldt Crush cocktail. NoIM Executive Chef Terence ZubietaThe unique perspective and elevated approach go hand in hand to provide guests with a truly rare dining experience. NoMI reservations can be booked online through Tock.
NoMI Spa, an elegant oasis with an intentional, artisanal approach to renewal and indulgence, also unveiled a new treatment room and menu featuring treatments by industry-leading brand emerginC. Treatments focus on improving clients’ overall well-being, with therapists combining modern products with ancient techniques to create personalized treatments based on specific intentions. Additional spa services include customizable HydraFacial treatments, massages with a facial component, rhythmic tapping on acupressure points to combat stress, facial marma point therapy to increase relaxation and re-energize the skin, and more. You can also enjoy an invigorating steam session or spend time in the pool before or after the treatment. Services can be booked online through the spa’s website or by calling 312-239-4200.
For more information and to book a stay, please visit www.parkhyattchicago.com.
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About the Park Hyatt
Park Hyatt hotels offer discerning international travelers a refined home away from home. Park Hyatt hotel guests enjoy discreet, personalized service in a nurturing environment. Located in many of the world’s top destinations, each Park Hyatt hotel is custom-designed to combine sophistication with understated luxury. Park Hyatt hotels offer well-appointed accommodations, world-class art and design, rare and immersive dining experiences, and exclusive restaurants with award-winning chefs. There are currently 45 Park Hyatt hotels in the following locations: Abu Dhabi, Auckland, Bangkok, Beaver Creek, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Busan, Canberra, Changbaishan, Carlsbad, Chennai, Chicago, Doha, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hamburg, Hangzhou, Hyderabad, Istanbul, Jeddah, Kyoto, Maldives, Melbourne, Mendoza, Milan, Moscow, New York, Ningbo, Niseko, Paris, Saigon, Sanya, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Siem Reap, St. Kitts, Suzhou, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Vienna, Washington, DC, Zanzibar and Zurich. For more information, visit parkhyatt.com. Follow @ParkHyatt on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and tag photos with #LuxuryIsPersonal.