Bamo to redesign Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago – located on the Magnificent Mile – will undergo renovations starting January 2016. Phase one of a multi-phase renovation will start with enhancements made to the suites and corridors, upgrades to the fitness center and the addition of an all-new Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge. San Francisco-based design firm Bamo will be enhancing the hotel, with a completion expected in spring 2016.

All suites and guestroom corridors will be refashioned, including upgraded bathrooms of all 90 suites. The minimalistic design will have all-new arctic glacier white vanities, grey linear stone floors and separate shower and toilet rooms. The overall refashioning of The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago will blend the traditional aspects of the property with modern design. 

The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge will be located on the 15th floor, and will offer views of Chicago including the Magnificent Mile and Lake Michigan. The lounge will have walnut hardwood floors complemented by clean, modern walnut cabinetry highlighted by hints of blue, gold and brown, which tie into the overall look of the hotel. The space will be designed to resemble a modern residential apartment with a separate library.


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Meanwhile, the property’s upgraded center will offer views of Navy Pier, Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago.

Phase two of enhancements will begin in January 2017.

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago currently has 434 guestrooms, including 90 suites. The property is also home to a full-service spa, deca Restaurant + Bar, The dec Rooftop Lounge + Bar, as well as more than 25,000 square feet of meeting and event space.