Posted on January 21st, 2014 No comments
A touch. A smile. A stare. At the Hotel Felix Chicago, we embrace Romance. Book now and celebrate love with your significant other. Romance Package includes:
• Accommodations for two (2) in one of our contemporary and luxurious guestrooms
• A bottle of champagne delivered to your room
• Late check out until 2:00 PM
Posted on January 14th, 2014 No comments
Hotel Felix is happy to announce a new, exciting giveaway, “Michigan Avenue Madness.” We have teamed up with Becky, a world traveler and avid blogger from The Girl and the Globe, to offer you a chance to win an opportunity to stay with us and explore our River North Chicago neighborhood.
Our “Michigan Avenue Madness” giveaway includes:
-A 2-night stay at the Hotel Felix on the dates of your choice (some restrictions apply, based on availability)
-A $50 gift card to “The 900 Shops”, a huge shopping destination right around the corner from the hotel on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile
-A gift bag filled with goodies and discount vouchers to stores and restaurants
-An “Exclusively 900 Card” for discounts and incentives within The 900 Shops, including an additional signature gift if you make a $100+ shopping purchase
Posted on January 10th, 2014 No comments
The Hotel Felix is happy to welcome a new restaurant opening today in the River North neighborhood, Troquet River North.
Posted on January 2nd, 2014 No comments
Happy 2014! At a time when we reflect on the year in review and all the excitement of 2013, we were happy to see the most popular Instagram hashtag was #love. Mostly, we were happy to be a part of that #love since we started our Instagram in 2013.
Posted on December 27th, 2013 No comments
This New Year’s Eve, Hotel Felix is a sponsor of Parkway Ballroom‘s Bow Tie Ball! Hotel Felix, along with ABC 7 and Windy City Live host Val Warner, invite you to join us in Bronzeville at the Bronze Event Lounge for passed appetizers, an open bar, and live music. After ringing in 2014, make your way to Hotel Felix to sleep it off. The staff at Chicago’s first Silver LEED certified hotel will be there to show you to your accomodations, just steps away from Chicago’s landmarks, including the Magnificent Mile, museums, shopping and more.
Happy New Year from all of us at Hotel Felix!
Posted on December 20th, 2013 No comments
Troy and Randy celebrate Friday at Hotel Felix with their angelic rendition of “Build Me Up Buttercup” by The Foundations. Click on the link to listen!
Posted on December 17th, 2013 No comments
‘Tis the season for holiday parties! We had a blast at our holiday party last week at Dave & Buster’s.
Our team at Hotel Felix celebrated the festive season, along with the team at our nearby property, Hotel Cass – a Holiday Inn Express at Magnificent Mile. From pop-a-shot to billiards, we played games all night long!
Happy Holidays to you and yours – and a healthy and happy 2014!
Posted on December 12th, 2013 No comments
Looking for a great read on all things design and culture? Then check out Design Bureau Magazine – it’s intended for the creatives at heart, inspired minds and “style arbiters.” To take a sneak peek at the magazine, visit this link. Or, like them on Facebook. Design Bureau is published monthly by Alarm Press.
We’re thrilled the team is on site with us – checking out our eco-friendly space and taking advantage of our meeting rooms.
Welcome, Design Bureau!
Posted on December 9th, 2013 No comments
We’re in the festive holiday spirit and we want to share more exciting holiday events. We hope you enjoyed our first list in this blog post, but of course winter fun in Chicago doesn’t stop there. From skating in Millennium Park to Hot Coco in the Walnut Room Chicago is full of holiday fun.
Posted on December 4th, 2013 No comments
Black Friday may be over but that doesn’t mean the savings have to end! We’re having a Winter Sale with rates starting at just $89 per night. Whether you’re craving a Chicago getaway or overdue for an urban staycation, we urge you to book quickly to lock in your rate and desired dates! You may book here and stay now through March 31, 2014; certain restrictions apply. To learn more please call us at (312) 447-3440.
There are only 7 more days left until Becky chooses a winner on January 22, 2014. Make sure you enter quickly.
The LM Restaurant Group, in partnership with chef Martial Noguier, recently discussed the new concept with Chicago Magazine. The River North location will be more sophisticated than the group’s other Troquet restaurant in Ravenswood. Chef Benoît Fliou, who recently relocated from Paris, will focus on serving simple French food from Troquet River North kitchen.
We are excited to welcome a new taste and exciting dining experience to 111 W. Huron. Bon Appétit!
For more information on Troquet River North, such as hours of operation and specials, visit the web site here.
We #love sharing snaps of our artwork, cozy fire, and special events. You can see what goes on inside and around Chicago’s first eco-friendly, LEED Silver hotel. In 2014, we’ll continue to share our creative moments and inspiration, which often comes from our fellow team members and valued guests. Can’t you just feel the #love?
We have tagged pictures that include eco-friendly, green, Chicago, travel, tours, and shopping. Our sustainable artwork are some of our most popular photos we have shared. If you stop by make sure to snap a picture Scrappy, pick your favorite filter and make sure to tag us (@hotelfelix).
Check out this Inside Facebook article shows other popular tags were #food and #friends, and when you #travel what is better than including great #food and #friends. In fact, the top places Instagram photos were taken include Times Square, Siam Paragon Shopping Mall in Bangkok, and Disneyland California.
In 2014, join us on Instagram under Hotel Felix, and don’t forget to tag us when you #travel through, because we #love sharing moments that inspire us to be the best eco-friendly hotel in Chicago.
Ice Skating in Millennium Park
Skate for free with one of the best architectural views of Chicago as your backdrop. The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink free and open to the public, although you can rent ice skates for $10. The rink is located on Michigan Avenue between Washington and Madison. Check here for more information including hours of operation.
The Walnut Room
The Walnut room stands as a historic venue since it’s opening in 1907. Located on the 7th floor in the Macy’s on State, this iconic dining room adds a magic touch to any holiday experience. Even if you are too full to eat in the Walnut Room, catch Macy’s holiday windows on State or take a picture by the icon holiday tree. More information on visiting the Walnut room can be found here.
Museums in Chicago
Winter season means a different experience at every Chicago attraction. The Museum of Science & Industry has an exhibit showing Christmas around the World and Holidays of Lights. The Adler Planetarium hosts special events to show why winter is a great time to stargaze. Even the Field Museum decorates for the season.