The Palmer House Hotel is located in (what citiy dwellers call) the Loop area of the city of Chicago. The hotel provides the perfect blend of vintage and modern, with all the history, and renovations. The hotel is located at 17 E Monroe st, Chicago, IL (corner of State & Monroe).
They have a wonderful Historic Hotel Package available, that includes: overnight luxurious stay, and historical tour of the hotel, including a memento to bring home. Once you stay, you’ll realize the hotel is also perfect for meetings, special get-togethers, and a dream come true spot to have wedding celebrations for that special day. Many find their gourmet food and restaurants, are as grand as their architecture and accommodations.
The Palmer House Hotel originally was a wedding gift from Potter Palmer to his beloved wife Bertha Honore’ in 1871, originally having 225 rooms. It only lasted 13 days because of the historical Great Chicago Fire and later had to be rebuilt (across the street with more rooms and a 17 million dollar loan) remarkably leaving Potter undaunted. The rebuilding was by architect John M Van Osdel in 1875 and lastly by Holabird & Roche in 1923.
The Palmer House is Chicago’s oldest hotel. The Palmer house also claims to be the longest running hotel in North America. The hotel is now owned by the Hilton (Conrad bought it for 20 million in 1945). This hotel with its luxury 1,639 guest rooms from the past and a sprinkling of updated amenities with modern decor (an estimating $170 mil renovating) truly provides the best of both worlds. For personalized travel consultations email firstname.lastname@example.org with requests.
The Palmer House is an iconic downtown hotel, only steps from the Magnifiscent Mile, Art Institute, and Millennium Park attractions. This hotel with its 1920’s glamour, has famed murals likened to that of the Sistine Chapel and sculptures by Louis Comfort Tiffany, assuring to delight all that enter. For more information, reserve an overnight room or hold a luxurious function, please visit the website at www.chicagohilton.com.