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The Robey

  • Where:Chicago, Illinois
  • Why:Work, work, work
  • When:March 2017
  • Who:Me and my favorite Chicago local, Amy Ellerman
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The Robey exterior.

Good morning windy (and chilly) Chicago.

Liquid gold!

Mid-century lobby.

Lots of cool places to explore in Wicker Park.

The rooftop bar has hidden outdoor seating.

Curated, minimal design throughout the hotel.

In-room radio makes for a happier wake-up call.

Woolrich blankets keep you cozy.

Windows keep the room feeling airy and open.

Café Robey is great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Highs & Lows

  • The hotel mixes heritage and modernity extremely well - you feel like you’re sleeping in a piece of history.

  • Wicker Park is a perfect area to wander around and there is always something going on (great music venues and restaurants in close proximity).

  • Le Labo products leave you smelling nice n’ clean.

  • The second floor café is a great place to relax and catchup on work.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique design hotel

  • Vibe

    Americana design hub in an authentic Chicago neighborhood.

  • Location

    Smack dab in the center of Wicker Park.

  • Rooms

    89 rooms

  • Music

    An eclectic mix of lounge tunes in the lounge and lobby.

  • Year Opened

    Built in 1929, redesigned in 2016.

  • Designed By

    Originally an office building, redesigned by Nicolas Schuybroek Architects and Marc Merckx Interiors - a Grupo Habita gem.

  • Pool/Gym

    Rooftop pool opening Spring 2017

  • Restaurant

    Yep, Café Robey for all meals and then there is a second floor café offering coffee / light snacks.

  • Bar

    Yes, The Up Room - drinks are great and the 180-degree view of downtown Chicago can’t be beat.

  • Minibar

    Yes - great selection of liquor and little snacks.

  • Children

    Bring them! Great spot for families and single travelers alike.

  • Price

    Well priced for location and design.

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