Virgin Hotels opens first property in Chicago

Virgin Hotels opened the doors to its first property, Virgin Hotels Chicago. 

The hotel offers free Wi-Fi at unlimited bandwidth and lacks early check-in fees, late check-out fees, room service delivery charges, business center transactions and other fees associated with many hotels.

"Chicago is an exhilarating and historic city, and a place we're happy to call home for the first-ever Virgin Hotel," said Raul Leal, CEO of Virgin Hotels. "We hope our fans recognize the subtle yet authentic Chicago touches throughout the hotel."

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Virgin Hotels Chicago is located in the Loop in the historic Old Dearborn Bank Building at 203 N. Wabash Ave. The 26-story art deco building has 250 guestrooms, including 40 one-bedroom suites and two penthouse suites. 

Several of the building's original features remain intact and are showcased throughout, like a 1920s oak cigar bar that serves as the hotel's front desk, brass elevator doors and the original mail slot and chute serving all floors. 

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