Lodgings that sing their own unique tune.
This is a lively and original hotel, full of bold, bright colors and good-looking furnishings. At the same time it's hung onto the best of its original features, such as its exterior shell and ornate Art Deco staircase in the lobby. This cheerful property is nestled into the theater district and includes its own Broadway-musical-sized performance space, the Palace Theater. City Hall and the Illinois State Building are across the way. The 483 guest rooms feature standards such as ironing boards and flat-screen televisions, plus extras like iHome docking stations for your iPod. The suites have Jacuzzi bathtubs. With its street-side 312 Chicago restaurant and Encore lounge, the hotel is popular nightspot downtown.