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Le Meridien Chicago - Oakbrook Center Hotel Review: Le Méridien Chicago - Oakbrook Center raises the bar for Chicagoland destination hotels. A $25 million renovation has transformed this facility with sleek modern amenities, and the hotel’s west suburban location makes it an ideal home base for visitors intent on exploring the fashionable shopping and dining venues of Oakbrook Center. (Bonus: a complimentary shuttle service is available to zip guests anywhere they want to go within a three-mile radius.) As the Le Méridien franchise’s only Chicago location, this space boasts all the sophisticated offerings guests have come to expect from the upscale brand, including 172 artful guest rooms; lavishly appointed spa suites; an executive club lounge; and the signature Le Méridien Hub, where creative-minded guests can gather surrounded by mid-century design, furnishings inspired by Mies Van Der Rohe, and a mural by local artist Justus Roe from Chicago Artists Coalition. Modern features and in-room comforts include original art, LM Platform Beds, 46-inch flat-screen televisions, iHome docking stations and Illy espresso machines. Longitude 87 provides a perch from which to enjoy handcrafted cocktails and contemporary cuisine throughout the day, and El Tapeo serves Spanish flavors in a sleek modern setting. Through Le Méridien's UNLOCK Art partnership with Elmhurst Art Museum, guests enjoy complimentary admission and access to private events and exhibition openings simply by showing their room card.