Found Hotels, h.wood Group launch shared-room hotel concept in Chicago

Found Hotels, The h.wood Group and real estate investment firm Hawkins Way Capital opened Found Chicago – River North at 613 N. Wells Street. Involved in the design of the property was John Sofio of Built.

Found Chicago is the first of several Found Hotels scheduled to debut this year and next. The other properties will open in Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. This is the company’s first venture into a shared-room hotel concept.

The property soft-opened in April. By the end of May/early June, The h.wood Group’s food-and-beverage team will open Mason (restaurant), Mason&Mason (coffee bar) and Blind Dragon (karaoke bar and lounge). In June, the property will have its official launch.


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Though the rooms are shared, each comes with private bathrooms and in-room safes or lockers. Private rooms have cable TV.

There is a coin operated laundry room with washer/dryer.

The lobby work space has computer and printer, while a communal kitchen is stocked with cookware and spices.

The property is located in the heart of Chicago's River North neighborhood, and is a walking distance to Magnificent Mile and all of Chicago's train lines.

Photo credit: Found Hotels

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