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Gold List 2009

Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel), Chicago, Illinois 

160 East Pearson Street

Chicago, Illinois 60611
United States

Tel: 800 621 6906 (toll-free)

Tel: 312 266 1000

Fax: 312 266 1194

In a "perfect location" near the activity on Michigan Avenue, this hotel on floors 15 through 30 of Water Tower Place has an exterior of marble and glass, and a recently renovated lobby with 19-foot ceilings and a sky-lit fountain. Dine on brasserie-influenced cuisine, including steamed mussels with french fries, at Deca Restaurant and Bar, and finish the meal with the signature Deca-dent Cake—a ten-layer chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. The "well-trained and polite staff are attuned to traveler needs." The 2,900-square-foot Presidential Suite has a baby grand piano; its guests are picked up from the airport in a Rolls-Royce Phantom.

(434 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2010, Gold List for 2011
Amenities: Pool, Spa

Overall Score: 90.3

  • Rooms: 93.1
  • Service: 95.6
  • Food: 92.7
  • Location: 97.2
  • Design: 90.7
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