Voted One of the “Top 10 Hotels in Chicago” in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards

Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, a celebrated 1890s athletic club, is reborn as a bustling hotel playground. This Michigan Avenue hotel features commanding views across Millennium Park to Lake Michigan, as well as Chicago’s finest restaurant and nightlife talents.

More than a restoration, it’s a revelation of historic architectural detail, from the grand marble staircases to the incomparable Cindy’s rooftop terrace, restaurant and bar—the jewel in this Chicago landmark’s crown.

Stagg Court at Chicago Athletic Association

Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Where distinguished members roamed for over a century, a genuine icon of this great city is now open to all, premier among Chicago hotels near Millennium Park. Today, Chicago Athletic Association is a historic monument to the big-shouldered, switch-hitting spirit that defines our city. It’s personal here, because the soul of Chicago is a kind of club—and at our club, everyone is welcome.

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Game Room at Chicago Athletic Association

Restaurants, Bars & Nightlife

With extraordinary old-world craftsmanship throughout, the hotel has vaulted into the top echelon of Chicago meeting places—from Cindy’s spectacular rooftop to the historic hotel lobby and casual Game Room, to the mid-century power broker vibe of the iconic Cherry Circle Room. Executive Chef Peter Coenen takes familiar regional classics to a whole new level, as Chicago’s star barman, Paul McGee, along with renowned spirit guide Nandini Khaund, elevate the cocktail program with rare classics and innovative creations.

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We believe the spirit of Chicago is a kind of club, and once you’ve visited, you belong—so get in here.