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Old Town Chicago 
Bed & Breakfast / Vacation Rental

Chicago, Illinois 

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Chicago's only Mobil Travel Guide 3-Star B&B, this sumptuously outfitted west wing of a 1999 art deco mansion on a leafy residential street in downtown Chicago affords unmatched sleek, modern elegance in a neighborhood setting. A solid, self-contained 3,250 square foot Marcel Freides city house, Old Town Chicago Bed & Breakfast is uniquely well suited in Chicago as a vacation rental / corporate retreat.

Ideally located in the affluent Old Town / Lincoln Park neighborhood, Old Town Chicago Bed & Breakfast / Vacation Rental is 2 miles north of the financial district, a mile north of North Michigan Avenue shopping, 1.5 miles north of the Merchandise Mart and 5 miles from McCormick Place. The Wells Street restaurant / entertainment strip is 2 blocks east, the Chicago Historical Society and Lincoln Park - the park - 4 blocks away, North Avenue Beach on Lake Michigan, 6 blocks and Lincoln Park Zoo and Lincoln Park Conservatory, 8 blocks.

Each of 4 guest bedrooms has a queen bed with top-of-the-line mattress, a private in-room bath, private line telephone, answering machine, cable TV & VCR, walk-in closet with rated wall safe and seating area. Twin or portable beds provide accommodation for extra guests.

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Generous common areas, shared only by other guests, feature a 45 foot living room / dining room with sumptuous furniture and significant art, big screen TV and VCR, large video collection, phonograph with extensive 33 RPM record collection, Baldwin grand piano with player function, marble fireplace, board games and radio with CD player. A fully equipped chef's kitchen with a full range of Calphalon cookware, rooftop gardens, study, penthouse sitting area, laundry room and workout room round out the common areas.

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Our generous larder is open 24 hours for breakfast & snacks. We always stock plenty of orange juice, milk, premium coffee, assorted teas, hot chocolate, yogurt, a fine quality bagel, cream cheese, bread, peanut butter and jams, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, cookies, microwave popcorn, instant soups, Ramen noodles, and candy. Breakfast and snacks are taken any time at guests’ pleasure. Guests are welcome to enjoy the kitchen and extend the bed & breakfasts’ offerings with food and drink of their choice.

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  • We are uniquely well suited in Chicago as a vacation rental / corporate retreat. We have been host to numerous family gatherings and corporate clients, including Trans Union, British Petroleum, Brown Shoes, Ex Libris & Dianne's Desserts.
  • Our guest quarters kitchen, for exclusive use of guests, is open 24 hours for breakfast & snacks. Help yourself to bagels & cream cheese, premium coffee, teas, juice, fruit, yogurt, jams & peanut butter, cookies, candy and instant soups, noodles & popcorn.
  • Chicago O’Hare and Midway airports are 15 and 12 miles distant and connected to the bed & breakfast with cheap and efficient public transit. If you are driving in, we provide you with permits for on-street parking.
  • Nearby top-tier restaurants include: Gibsons Steakhouse 1028 N Rush 312-266-8999; Frontera Grill 445 N Clark 312-661-1434; Ambria 2300 Lincoln Park West 773-472-5959; Spiaggia 980 N Michigan 312-280-2750; Charlie Trotter's 816 W Armitage 773-248-6228; Everest 440 S LaSalle 312-663-8920.
  • Jazz and blues clubs within a mile or 2 include: The Jazz Showcase 57 W Grand; The Backroom 1007 N Rush; Kingston Mines 2548 N Halsted; The House of Blues 329 N Dearborn; Buddy Guy's Legends 754 S Wabash.

Other area attractions and activities include: ~~~~~~ Within 1-1.5 miles: Rush Street restaurants & entertainments, Second City Improvisational Group, John Hancock Observatory, Steppenwolf Theater, Jazz Showcase at 59 W. Grand, Oak Street shopping, American Girl Place, Ambria, Frontera Grill, and Charlie Trotter's. ~~~~~~ Within 2-2.5 miles: The Loop financial district, Museum of Contemporary Art, Navy Pier / Chicago Shakespeare Theater, House of Blues, Kingston Mines, Chicago Architectural Foundation & Other Guided Walking and Boat Tours, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Goodman Theater and Sears Tower.

General rates range from $145 to $225 per night depending on room and local events. Whole house rates, including 4 guest bedrooms and exclusive use of the 3,250 square foot guest quarters, are $650 to $900 per night. Seasonal discounts generally apply for most dates from mid-December through March.

Inspected and Approved
Mobil Travel Guide Member

Old Town Chicago Bed & Breakfast / Vacation Rental is a member of the following associations:
Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau
Professional Association of Innkeepers International

Old Town Chicago 
Bed & Breakfast 

1442 N. North Park Avenue
Chicago, IL   60610
Phone: 312-440-9268
Fax: 312-440-2378

Email: mail@oldtownchicago.com 
Homepage: www.oldtownchicago.com
Innkeepers: Michael & Elizabeth Serritella

  Hits Since 8/27/01

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