Triple Treat to Beat the Summer Heat

Not much can beat summertime in Chicago. With a number of festivals, great restaurants and events happening over the next few months, there’s no better reason to visit Chicago. If you need suggestions on events happening in Chicago, stay tuned to our social pages or check out other recommendations from Choose Chicago.

We have a special hotel deal going on for the summer. Simply book your stay on our website between today and July 31, 2016, and stay through September 30, 2016 and receive 15 percent off of our best available rates.

Another great hotel offering is checking out our Spa Boutique when staying with us. This amenity is one of the favorites for busy travelers or guests who have a little extra time when on the road. One visit to our Spa Boutique gives you a little R&R! New for summer, freshen your feet with a Peppermint Foot-Melt Enhancer, which is made with a French Green clay, along with a seaweed and peppermint detox mask. Add this treatment on for 15 minutes to your massage for only $15 more (regular price of $30). To reserve an appointment, call 312-256-8000.

Troquet River North is a restaurant that creates approachable French fare, and adjacent to our lobby and excellent for casual dining. Troquet has live piano music every Wednesday and has an unlimited mimosa special during Saturday and Sunday brunch.

To book your stay, click here.

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We look forward to seeing you soon. Enjoy summer!

Chicago Hotel Deals This Summer

Planning a trip to the Windy City this summer? Take advantage of these special offers and save at our hotel, which is conveniently located in the heart of Chicago’s trendy River North neighborhood. We are just steps away from excellent dining and restaurant options, Michigan Avenue’s shopping, and more.

With our “Hotel Felix Special Rates,” save up to 15 percent on select dates. BOOK NOW

Take out the hassle of looking for parking and check out our Park and Stay package. Valet parking is included in this rate plan only. Simply leave the hassle of parking to us, including full in and out privileges during your stay. Cancellations require 24 hours in advance to avoid a one night room & tax penalty. BOOK NOW

Destress on business planning! We take the stress out of planning your next meeting with our custom-designed package that was created with you in mind. Our well-appointed boardrooms are suitable for intimate meetings and cater to everything you need for a successful event, meeting or group planning session from start to finish.

Meeting prices starting from $79 per person, and your package may include a few or all of the following items such as Complimentary Meeting Room Rental, Morning Coffee Break, Afternoon Coffee Break, Continental Breakfast, Lunch or Advanced Audio Visual Equipment.

For more information or to book a meeting or event, please contact Vikki McNuckle by phone 312-447-2960 or by e-mail

It’s all about shopping, especially in a city known for its famed Michigan Avenue shopping. Indulge yourself and experience the pleasure of shopping at “The 900 Shops,” featuring seven levels of premier shops and restaurants, conveniently located on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. Reserve this package and receive 900 Shops gift bag, which includes a gift card, personalized with an exclusive 900 card and more.

Package requires 72 hours advance booking, and cancellations must be done 72 hours prior to arrival date to avoid one night room & tax penalty. BOOK NOW

Chicago Farmers Markets

Chicago Farmers Markets

Chicago farmers markets are a great way to explore the city and discover new tastes during your visit to the Windy City. These markets offer fresh fruits and veggies, smoothies, cheeses, breads and much more. Take a look at a few of our favorites, and go green this summer:

Lincoln Park Location: Green City Market Lincoln Park outdoor season operates from May 7 through October 29, 2016, every Wednesday and Saturday from 7am to 1pm. Green City Market’s Lincoln Park outdoor market is located at the south end of Lincoln Park between Clark and Stockton Drive (approximately 1817 N. Clark). Click here for a map of vendors for the outdoor market season. Visit the website for parking, biking and public transportation options.

Fulton Market Location: June 4 through October 29, 2016, every Saturday from 8am to 1pm. Green City Market West Loop Park is located at 211 S. Peoria St. (S. Peoria & W. Adams, across from Mary Bartelme Park). Visit the website for parking and public transportation options.

There is also an indoor farmers market available from November to April. Find more information here.

The Logan Square Farmers Market runs outdoors every Sunday from May 15, 2016, through October 30, 2016, rain or shine. The Outdoor Market sprawls along Logan Blvd. between Milwaukee and Whipple, running from 10am – 3pm. Visit the website for parking and public transportation options.

There is also an indoor farmers market available from November to the last Sunday in March. Find more information here.


The Chicago French Market has over 30 local food and artisan purveyors under one roof. Located in the West Loop of Chicago, enjoy fresh selections for cooking at your place, dining at ours or on-the-go. 131 North Clinton (Between Washington and Randolph), Open Monday – Friday 7am – 7:30pm; Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm; Sunday closed. Find more information here.

Movies in Millennium Park

Exciting news for movie lovers: the city of Chicago has announced this year’s Millennium Park movie lineup! The first movie will kick off on June 21 with a classic: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off! It’s a perfect fit, considering the movie is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year.

Movies are every Tuesday at 6:30pm at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion and will continue all summer long until August 30.

Seating is first come, first serve! Did we mention this is free all summer long?!

Check out the movie lineup below. For more information, click here.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986; PG-13, 103 min)

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Soul Food (1997; R, 115 mins)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
A League of Their Own (1992; PG, 125 mins)

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Thelma & Louise (1991; R, 120 mins)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 (Full Moon Double Feature)
Moonstruck (1988, PG, 102 mins)
Silence of the Lambs (1991, R, 118 mins)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Kartemquin Films 50th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
West Side Story (1961; Unrated, 152 mins)

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Grease (1978; PG-13, 110 mins)

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Finding Nemo (2003; G, 100 mins)

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Purple Rain (1984; PG, 111 min)

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Favorite Chicago Film, to be chosen by the audience at a later date

Jay Pritzker Pavilion Chicago

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Celebrate Summer at Troquet River North

What better way to celebrate summertime than with great food, drinks and live music? On Tuesday, June 28, Troquet River North, the restaurant adjacent to our lobby, will host a special event with Lagunitas Beer to kick off Summer 2016.

Troquet has a new offering in store just for the event: Enjoy a flight of four Lagunitas beers and a special Lagunitas Cheesesteak made by Chef Tim Davidson, served with fries and housemade ketchup and a sugar cookie.

There also will be live music from Jaik Willis from 6-8pm and representatives from Lagunitas will be on-site to engage with guests and answer any questions.

This special will be available from 11am to 10pm that and is available for $30, inclusive of tax and gratuity.

To reserve your spot, click here.

We look forward to celebrating the start to another beautiful Chicago summer with you at Troquet River North!

Troquet River North
Troquet River North