Chicago hotel named one of the world’s best: report – NBC Chicago
A Chicago hotel was named one of the best in the world in a report recently published by CondÃ© Nast magazine.
The city’s The Gwen hotel has achieved worldwide recognition as No. 8 on the CondÃ© Nast list of “Best Hotels in the World”, ranking higher than places in China, Switzerland and London, among others. .
âArt Deco interiors with taupe and gold bedrooms emanate both old-fashioned glamor and chic modernity,â the magazine writes. âThe rooftop bar and restaurant, Upstairs at the Gwen, is as lively as it gets in good weather, and it’s your best way to mingle with a crowd beyond the typical hotel guests traveling from business.”
The luxury hotel, located along the Magnificent Mile, won Reader’s Choice Awards in 2017, 2019 and 2021, according to the magazine.
Chicago was also named “Best Big City” nationally in the CondÃ© Nast Roundup in 2021 for the fifth year in a row.
Of more than 800,000 readers who submitted responses about their travel experiences, CondÃ© Nast showed the Windy City to be the best among major cities in the United States, beating New York, New Orleans and Boston for the first time. square.
âA world-class destination known for its awe-inspiring architecture, top-notch museums, brilliant chefs and massive brewing scene, it will take multiple repeat visits to go through your list of must-sees,â the magazine writes.
After Chicago, the next nine highest-ranked cities were New York, New Orleans, Boston, San Francisco, Washington DC, San Diego, Portland, Honolulu, and Nashville.
âLast year I said that being chosen by CondÃ© Nast four times in a row was truly a testament to the rich diversity of our city and an accomplishment like no other. Now we have outdone ourselves, âsaid Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. âSince 2017, Chicago has rightly claimed its place as the number one best great city in the United States and I want to thank each and every one of our residents, world-class restaurants and incredible businesses that continue to represent our city so well. . ”