• Hiltons Come to McCormick Square

     
    POSTED August 14, 2018
     

Defying industry norms by opening earlier than originally planned, the first-ever tri-branded Hilton development joined The Collection at McCormick Square this month.

Comprised of a Hilton Garden Inn, a Hampton Inn and a Home2Suites, the 23-story Hiltons at McCormick Place has a total of 466 guest rooms and 6,600 square feet of meeting space split among the three brands, and is directly attached to McCormick Place. Convenient for meeting guests, there’s one entrance point that allows access into all three properties. The complex also includes a shared fitness center, a Starbucks, an indoor pool and a business center.

“The Hiltons at McCormick Place make a phenomenal addition to the continuously developing landscape of McCormick Place and the Motor Row District,” says Kevin Calin, director of sales and marketing.

When it comes to F&B, complimentary breakfast is included at Hampton Inn and Home2 Suites, and made-to-order breakfast is available for at Hilton Garden Inn. Additional on-site dining options include a McCormick outpost of popular Wicker Park-based Fatpour Tapworks, offering 200 beers; and VU Skyward Bev + Eat, with two terraces and a solarium.

The entire Collection at McCormick Square development has more than 2.6 million square feet of exhibition space, 2,463 hotel rooms, 28 dining options, a 4,249-seat theater and the 10,000-seat Wintrust Arena, where ASAE will host its annual meeting opening night party next Saturday evening.

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