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The heart of the Midwest is arguably Chicago, a magnetic city that opens its arms to travelers, dwellers, and eccentric personalities from across the world. Nestled in the center of it all is Swissotel Chicago, a triangular, 42-story luxury hotel with a style all its own. Situated where the Chicago River meets the lakefront just blocks away from city's biggest attractions and restaurants, Swissotel Chicago is an urban oasis for those looking to indulge in life’s simple pleasures. From wraparound views of the dynamic skyline to European-inspired dining and decor inside, here are just a handful of reasons why the Swissotel Chicago is the perfect setting for your next vacation to the Windy City.

Designed by famed Chicago architect Harry Weese, the triangle-shaped Swissotel Chicago is easy to spot in a city known for its forward-thinking architecture. The innovate design offers guests incredible views of nearby Grant Park and the Chicago River from virtually every angle. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Tall ceilings and intricate art installations create an eye-catching aesthetic. Add in a few signature Swiss details, and you’ve got a luxurious home away from home at the Swissotel Chicago. (Photo courtesy Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
The rooms are no doubt the hardest place to tear yourself away from. Because the Swissotel Chicago building is shaped like a triangle, you're virtually guaranteed an amazing view of the skyline or Lake Michigan, especially if you book a suite. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Who wouldn’t want to experience the Windy City for themselves? Swissotel Chicago is conveniently located in The Loop, just steps away Millennium Park and Grant Park and dozens of other star attractions. (Photo courtesy Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
The knowledgeable staff at Swissotel Chicago can help you plan out every detail of your stay. Guests who purchase the Shedd Aquarium Package can enjoy two VIP tickets plus breakfast for two in the Geneva Restaurant before setting out. (Photo courtesy Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Water temperatures in Lake Michigan can get a bit “nippy” to say the least. In addition to a dry sauna and a Jacuzzi, though, the Swissotel Chicago has an indoor pool with a beautiful panorama mural of the Chicago skyline. The full view is just next door in the Fitness Center. (Photo courtesy Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Swissotel Chicago believes health and wellbeing go hand in hand. With body wraps, massages and relaxation rooms, Spa 42 is a great place to recharge your mind and body in style. (Photo courtesy Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
In a city with more than 7,000 restaurants, Swissotel Chicago holds its own. Amuse your senses at the aptly named Amuse, enjoy a European flair at Geneva Restaurant and sample fine cuts of beef at The Palm Restaurant. (Photo courtesy Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Even Jolly Old Saint Nick pays a visit to Swissotel Chicago during the holidays. Santa Claus opens the doors of the Santa Suite throughout the month of December to good little boys and girls. The 2017 theme is the Island of Misfit Toys, featuring specially decorated trees and Santa's Christmas dining table. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Guests who visit during the month of December can also opt in on an Elf-Decorated Holiday room on the 41st floor. The festive room includes a complimentary milk and cookies delivery and four passes for ice skating at Maggie Daley. (Photo courtesy Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)