The Omni Chicago Hotel, located in the Magnificent Mile, completed an $11-million renovation. This multi-year makeover transformed 347 suites, including 10 specialty suites; and all public space located within the hotel, which also included updates to the 676 Restaurant & Bar, the hotel's nine meeting rooms and its 8,000 square feet of meeting space.
Embracing the architecture within Chicago, the renovation forged historical elements of Louis Sullivan's sketches, the Chicago School's building materials of terracotta, limestone, steel and brick with modern sculptures synonymous with the city. The rooms also incorporated architectural elements and in-room lighting that combine to mirror the Chicago skyline. Furthermore, each guestroom has two HD televisions, memory foam pillows and residential-style lighting.
676 Restaurant & Bar, known for its views of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, underwent a transformation to create a more intimate setting for guests. Edison style lighting places a spotlight on a new sepia mural that wraps around the room. Other changes include new wall art in the two semi-private dining rooms and new hardwood tables that provide a more streamlined look and feel. The restaurant also received new chairs, barstools, carpet and lounge furniture.
Meetings spaces were transformed to offer additional seating and improved décor, including new drapes, chairs, carpet and countertops in the Chagall Ballroom, Picasso Ballroom and Executive Boardroom. The hotel also added an additional meeting room, the Van Gogh Room, which has 1,624 square feet of meeting space with floor to ceiling windows overlooking Michigan Avenue. The new room can host banquets or weddings as it can accommodate up to 120 people. The hotel now has a total of 8,000 square feet of meeting space.
The newly renovated Omni Chicago has access to Chicago's downtown attractions.