Rest Your Head - THE VICEROY

Rest Your Head

Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast tree-lined neighbourhood with its streets of brownstones, and built on the site of the former 1920s Cedar Hotel, The Viceroy boasts a distinctive architectural twist in that its marries the carefully preserved reconstructed brick and terracotta façade of the old hotel with a gleaming new 18-floor pleated glass tower. In a city which is famed for its bold architecture and a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers, The Viceroy is a fittingly cool architectural statement on the outside which doesn’t disappoint on the inside.
Guests are greeted by a soaring marble-floored lobby dominated by an enormous blue poetry wall filled with quotations by Marcel Proust. This imposing and impressive space, known as The Library, is just a taste of things to come throughout the 180-room property, which is crowned by a huge penthouse suite, a top floor cocktail lounge and a rooftop pool open during the warmer months.
Bedrooms are bedecked in gold wallpaper, rich velvety curtains and mid-century-modern furniture and punctuated by retro touches and Art Moderne flourishes. Bathrooms are spacious with two sinks, deep tubs and separate glass-enclosed showers laden with Natura Bissé body products and ROIL hair care treatments. Rooms on higher floors offers amazing views of the surrounding cityscape. Pets are welcome for 50 Dollars per night but are limited to two per room!
Elsewhere in this sleek urban haven you will find yoga and meditation classes plus an opulent all-day-dining restaurant which routinely offers seasonal dishes courtesy of celebrated Michelin-starred chef Lee Wolen. There is even a Tesla to whizz guests round the neighbourhood in eco-friendly style.