theWit Now Open In Chicago

Located in downtown Chicago’s theatre district, theWit is a new 27-storey boutique hotel from Hilton’s Doubletree brand. Promising guests access to the vitality and pulse of the city, the hotel is 200 meters south of the beautiful Chicago River and within walking distance to the Ford Center, the Art Institute, the Chicago Cultural Center and other entertainment venues.

 

theWit boasts 283 guestrooms and 60 luxury suites for guests, with the signature Sweet Dreams by Doubletree bedding. Featuring either a King-sized bed or 2 Queen-sized beds, the Classic rooms are equipped with spa-inspired bathrooms accompanied by custom bath amenities, 42-inch high definition television, a workspace designed for business travellers, high speed internet access, multiport connectors for personal devices, touchscreen telephone, iPod dock, a refreshment bar and a Wolfgang Puck coffee-maker. Other room types available include the Luxury, Spa, Riverview Spa and Lakeview rooms which feature floor-to-ceiling windows and full-size sofa-sleepers.

 

4 suite types – Luxury Spa, Riverview Spa, Lakeview Spa and Paramount Spa – are offered. In addition to amenities found in theWit’s guestrooms,each suite boasts a separate kitchen fully-equipped with a refrigerator, toaster, convection/microwave oven and servingware for guests dining at the ensuite dining table. All suites are also fitted with soundproof floor-to-ceiling windows providing guests spectacular views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan.

 

3 food and beverage outlets satisfy the hungry palates of guests at theWit. Scheduled to open in late summer 2009, Cibo Matto is an Italian restaurant combining contemporary decor with an innovative menu of ingredient-driven dishes. Named after the famous intersection, State and Lake features American cuisine and is open to diners for breakfast, lunch and dinner while Roof, the rooftop lounge on the 27th floor promising live music, signature cocktails and unparalleled ambience.

 

Business travellers will appreciate the hotel’s convention facilities on levels 3 and 4. Up to 650 square meters of space is available, including a 234-square meter dividable ballroom and conference rooms. For recreation, the hotel’s digital high-definition multimedia theatre, SCREEN, can accomodate up to 40 guests in its luxurious recliners, cozy couches and club chairs. Guests seeking a more sensual experience can retreat to the Spa@theWit, where professional therapists offer a selection of treatments and massages, combined with a workout at the hotel’s health club.

 

theWit is the 10th Doubletree-branded hotel to open in the greater Chicagoland area and its 10th city center hotel opening in the past year.

 

For more information, visit www.thewithotel.com and doubletree.hilton.com.

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