Hot new hotels: The Robey & The Hollander, Chicago

Grupo Habita has opened The Robey and The Hollander ho(s)tels in Chicago’s hip Wicker Park neighborhood. Which do you like best?

The Robey (main picture) is a design boutique hotel situated in the heart of Chicago’s trendy Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods.

The light-filled rooms and suites (20-63m2) feature hardwood floors, 400-thread count sheets, a flat-screen TV and a Bluetooth-enabled sound system. The Panorama Suite affords 180-degree views of Chicago’s skyline.

Café Robey offers French-American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy a morning coffee or grab a drink after work at the café’s second floor lounge. The guest-only private rooftop, Up & Up, is located on the 13th floor of the hotel and offers city views, lounge seating, an array of cocktails and spirits and a seasonal pool.

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✅Free Wi-Fi
• 69 rooms
• Hotel opened: December 2016
• Architecture: Antunovich Associates
• Interiors: Nicolas Schuybroek Architects & Marc Merckx Interiors
• Originally built as one of Chicago’s first skyscrapers outside the downtown, The Northwest Tower (also known as the Coyote Building) is a art deco landmark from 1929 originally designed by Perkins, Chatten & Hammond.

Located in Chicago’s hip Wicker Park and Bucktown neighbourhoods, The Hollander is a stylish hybrid hotel/hostel with dorm and private rooms. It is set in the five-story brick 1905 Hollander Fireproof Warehouse. The hotel is located just steps away from the Damen stop on the Blue Line, offering easy access to Chicago’s attractions.

Rooms have an en-suite bathroom with a shower and complimentary natural bath products by Beesential. Private rooms also feature a flat-screen TV and minibar.

Guests can socialize in the stylish lounge area resplendent with wonderfully fashion-mag-ready scraped-back walls and retro design chairs. Here you will also find a bar, a coffee shop by Metric Coffee Co. and on-site bicycle rental and repair shop. The café’s grab-and-go menu features an assortment of bottled cocktails, bottled and canned beer, coffee and snacks. Laundry services are also available on-site.

✅Free Wi-Fi
• 20 shared and private rooms
• Hotel opened: December 2016

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