Best Hotel Packages and Happenings For Chicago’s 2018 Holiday Season

Whether you’re from out of town or are proud to call Chicago home, it’s no secret that this city’s hotels are second to none! From shopping on the Mag Mile for those holiday gifts to enjoying different festive activities, this time of year is always the busiest! We’ve put together a list of unique hotel packages and festive offerings this winter so that travelers and locals alike can enjoy the season to the fullest!

Shop ‘til You Drop While You Stay

The perfect excuse to get your gifting done on the beautiful Magnificent Mile, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 N Columbus Dr., offers guests the “Saks Shopping Package.” The package includes overnight accommodations and a $100 gift certificate to Saks Fifth Avenue.

Also near the action on Michigan Avenue, Hotel EMC2, Autograph Collection, 228 E. Ontario, is giving shoppers special treatment with “The Art of Shopping”. This package includes premier overnight accommodations, a $50 Visa gift card and a Grab-and-Go Breakfast. Guests will also receive a customized portrait from the hotel’s resident artist Jonathan Plotkin.

The Grab-and-Go breakfast included in “The Art of Shopping” will feature delicious, fresh-baked pastries, fresh fruit as well as coffee and tea to help shoppers gear up for a day of retail therapy – compliments of the property’s contemporary restaurant, the Albert.

Stay in and Relax at the Spa

For those looking to treat themselves or give a luxurious gift this season, a service or two from one of Chicago’s most top-of-the-line spas is a great idea. The Spa@theWit, 201 N. State Street, is offering many seasonal offerings including the “Ultimate Hydration Facial”, a skin smoothing treatment featuring invigorating Mangosteen, an antioxidant-rich super fruit, to help combat the effects of the harsh winter weather. The “Dew Drop Manicure & Pedicure” and “Winter Warming Massage,” which infuses the skin with antioxidants and vitamins, are perfect, relaxing indulgences available this holiday season.

To sweeten up the season, mySpa at Fairmont Chicago, 200 North Columbus Drive, is offering a 50-minute Cinnamon Vanilla Brown Sugar Body Scrub and Nail Treatment. To add to the fun, mySpa will feature “Luxury for Longer,”inviting all Illinois residents to indulge in a complimentary upgrade to an 80-minute service with the booking of any full-priced 50 minute service through December 31. Through February 28, guests are available to experience “myAwakening,” a package offering of two or three services from a wide range of luxurious options. mySpa is also offering 20% off retail offerings with the purchase of a $50 gift certificate – the perfect way to cross a gift off your list and give a little something to yourself, too!