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Wyndham Blake Chicago

May 04, 2011 11:35 ET

Plan a Windy City Summer Escape to Wyndham Blake Chicago

Landmark Boutique Hotel in City's South Loop Ideally Located Near Chicago's Best Summertime Fun

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - Plan a Windy City escape this summer with a stay at the Wyndham Blake Chicago, a landmark luxury hotel with an ideal South Loop downtown location that puts you conveniently close to city's best recreation, culture, shopping, dining and entertainment.

Wyndham Blake Chicago is housed in the lavishly restored, 19th-century Morton building at 500 S. Dearborn Street within the distinctive Printer's Row neighborhood. Each of Wyndham Blake Chicago's spacious guest rooms is elegantly appointed with warm, jewel-toned hues; richly finished wood furnishings; 12-foot vaulted ceilings and large, expansive windows providing sweeping views of Chicago. Amenities include an on-site business center, 24-hour fitness center, dedicated concierge, oversized rain showerheads, sumptuous Egyptian cotton linens and plush bathrobes, complimentary continental breakfast and high-speed Internet access, valet parking, Wyndham's True Blue® Spa Bath & Body Works® amenities and Wyndham Blake Chicago's Personal Services Retreat Cart, which offers relaxing in-room spa services, including massage treatments, facials and nail care.

From your luxurious home base at the Blake, enjoy easy access to the best of Chicago's summertime fun:

  • Explore the eclectic array of shops and restaurants in the surrounding Printer's Row area, including the acclaimed Custom House Tavern, located right off Wyndham Blake Chicago's lobby. Also right nearby are the famed State Street and Mag Mile shopping areas.
  • Stroll to Grant Park, where you can take in the stunning lakefront, explore the award-winning mix of modern art, architecture and landscape design at Millennium Park, and explore the latest exhibits at the city's premier museums. See the limited-engagement "Body Worlds" exhibit at the Museum of Science & Industry, for example, or learn how the human-equestrian bond has altered history at the Field Museum's new "Horses" exhibit. Admire one of the world's largest collections of Monet paintings at the Art Institute, dive into the fascinating world of sea creatures at Shedd Aquarium, or gaze at the stars at Adler Planetarium.
  • Take in the spectacular view from the top of the Willis Tower, just blocks away, or visit Chicago's number one attraction: the 3,300-foot-long Navy Pier on Lake Michigan, which features shops, restaurants, rides, entertainment and the Chicago Children's Museum.
  • Enjoy a show at Chicago's world-class theater venues, including the Goodman Theatre, Cadillac Palace, the Oriental Theatre, The Chicago Opera Theater, and Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
  • For baseball fans, catch a Sox or Cubs game -- U.S. Cellular Field and Wrigley Field are each a short ride away from Wyndham Blake Chicago.

All Wyndham Hotels and Resorts guests can take advantage of Wyndham ByRequest®, the brand's guest recognition program offering complimentary benefits including high-speed Internet access, personal choice of welcome snack and beverage, preferred pillow type, express check-in, guaranteed late check-out, local and long-distance calls, best available room upon arrival, photocopies, faxes and online receipts.

For more information about Wyndham Blake Chicago, visit or call (312) 986-1234.

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