The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile Completes an Extensive Renovation and Brand Refresh

CHICAGO, April 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts today announced the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation at the 361 room Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile. The hotel is located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, just steps to North Michigan Avenue shops and restaurants in Chicago's vibrant River North neighborhood. It offers 5,727 square feet of flexible meeting space located on the first and 12th floors with spectacular views of Chicago's skyline.

All guestrooms and suites were completely renovated with new furniture, platform beds, redesigned bathrooms and vanities, as well as fashionable carpet, draperies and lighting. In addition each guestroom offers a new mini-fridge, microwave, and in-room safe. The renovation included expanding the hotel's room inventory with four additional guestrooms located on the hotel's 12th floor.

The new hotel lobby at the Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile now incorporates the Hilton Garden Inn 'Grow Concept' that provides open space and work/lounge areas that are perfect for impromptu meetings or social gatherings. The hotel lobby welcomes guests with a contemporary style and comfortable furnishings as well as a redesigned bar-height counter that allows guests flexible seating workspaces with convenient power outlets. The hotel's Business Center is now located in the lobby offering four work stations with 24-inch monitors. Guests are able to check flight status for both O'Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport from a lobby kiosk that enables printing of a boarding pass.

Additional upgrades to the hotel include new furnishings and soft goods in the meeting space pre-function areas. The hotel now features an expanded and enhanced Fitness Center which has doubled in size; equipment now includes a stretching bench area with mats and fitness balls along with the latest hi-tech cardio trainer treadmills and ellipticals. The pool and surrounding area has also been enhanced with new tile and a new spa tub.

More about the Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile is located at 10 E Grand Avenue in the heart of downtown Chicago's vibrant River North neighborhood. The hotel's 361 guestrooms and suites offer complimentary high-speed Internet access, a speaker phone with voicemail and data port, mini-fridge and microwave, Keurig coffee makers, a large work desk, ergonomic chair, in-room safe, and a selection of premium television channels from which to choose. A complimentary USA Today is available in the lobby each weekday morning. For dining, the hotel offers The Weber Grill, serving freshly prepared breakfasts, lunch and dinner, as well as the Pavilion Pantry which offers a selection of refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable packaged items perfect for in-room preparation.

The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile hotel is 12 miles from Midway International Airport and 17 miles from the O'Hare International Airport. For information and reservations visit online at or call 312-595-0000.

About Crestline Hotels & Resorts LLC

Crestline Hotels & Resorts LLC is one of the nation's largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the company presently manages 44 hotels, resorts, and conference centers with more than 7,700 rooms in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline manages properties under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, and Crowne Plaza as well as independent, private label hotels and conference centers throughout the United States. For more information visit:

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