Le Meridien to open Chicago hotel

Le Méridien Chicago - Oakbrook Center is to open in January 2014, following a $20m (£12m) interior and exterior renovation.

Le Meridien to open Chicago property
Le Meridien to open Chicago property

The 172-room Starwood Hotels & Resorts property’s ninth floor will feature a new bar and restaurant concept with a variety of meeting spaces.

In addition, Le Méridien Chicago - Oakbrook Center will offer a spacious fitness centre and a rooftop terrace.

"We are excited to bring Le Méridien to Chicago as part of our plan to accelerate the expansion of this dynamic, global brand across North America," said Allison Reid, senior vice president of North America Development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. "Le Méridien Chicago - Oakbrook Center will mirror the style and sophistication of metropolitan Chicago and attract both business and leisure travelers who appreciate the brand's creative flair and upscale comfort."

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