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San Francisco, June 5 -- Chicago's eclectic new alternate for overnight stays and private events, Hotel Lincoln (1816 N. Clark St.) welcomes meeting planners to explore its unique combination of spacious accommodations and seasonally-driven catering program for their 2012-2013 gatherings needs.
Whether organizing an urban corporate retreat, family reunion "staycation", or intimate pre-wedding gathering, groups who make Hotel Lincoln their "home away from home" will enjoy 1,000 square-feet of flexible meeting space in the refreshing environment of Chicago's famed Lincoln Park neighborhood, where locally-owned businesses, world-class restaurants, and exciting attractions replace the concrete backdrop so often associated with meetings in major metropolises.
As a special bonus for bookings made now through July 30, 2012 for stays November 1, 2012 1 through March 31, 2013, Hotel Lincoln will waive the room rental fee and offer complimentary room upgrades for groups who reserve private meeting space with a block of 10 or more rooms, Sunday through Thursday.
Highlights of the amenities and services available to group gatherings at Hotel Lincoln include:
- Rooms with a View. Affording views of Lincoln Park, Lake Michigan, and downtown Chicago's skyline from every window, Hotel Lincoln's event rooms allow attendees to enjoy vibrant visuals while focusing on the task at hand, whether it be mapping out a company's annual forecast or helping a bride prepare for her big day. Flexible spaces include:
Situated on the second floor just above the hotel lobby, the Clark Room accommodates up to 100 attendees. Featuring inspiring views of Lincoln Park, this room also provides immediate access to the hotel's Study, where attendees can access business center computers and WiFi.
The Grant Hospitality Suite, also located on the second floor, offers kitchen and lounge amenities that are ideal for break-out groups and pre-event staging areas, as well as the ability to connect to a deluxe King guestroom, providing coordinators with 24/7 access to the action.
Next month, under the BOKA Restaurant Group umbrella, groups can take advantage of the Hotel Lincoln's expansive indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge -- the J. Parker. Available for private events, the J. Parker can seat up to 200 guests, weather permitting, which includes 75 seats indoor.
- Hand-Crafted Catering. At the hand of celebrated Chef Paul Virant of the lobby-level restaurant Perennial Virant, Hotel Lincoln presents a unique approach to in-house events catering. Chef Virant and his team work with organizers to customize seasonal event menus to suit their group's needs, offering spreads of wholly housemade ingredients, ranging from breakfast pastries to pickled sandwich condiments. Whether timed for an early-morning breakfast or afternoon snack, catering packages are available for enjoyment in the private meeting spaces or downstairs in Perennial Virant's dining room.
- Efficiency-Enhancing Extras. Exceeding the standards of meet-and-run conference spaces, Hotel Lincoln provides convenient amenities for all-in-one programming. With 184 comfortably appointed guest rooms, a fitness center with free weights and cardio equipment, complimentary WiFi , and on-site food and beverage outlets, such as Perennial Virant and Elaine's Coffee Call, guests can sleep, meet, and eat -- without ever having to step outside.
Meeting space at Hotel Lincoln must be booked prior to arrival. Room rentals, upgrades, and pricing are subject to availability.
To make a group room reservation or inquire about meeting details, please call Director of Sales Morgan Cook at (855) 514-8112 or visit www.hotellincolnchicago.com.
About Hotel Lincoln
Located in the heart of Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood at 1816 N. Clark St., Hotel Lincoln is a newly renovated boutique hotel, managed by Joie de Vivre Hotels, under the ownership of AJ Capital Partners and Centrum Properties. The property offers 184 uniquely appointed guest rooms, meeting space with stunning views of Lake Michigan, a lobby-level European-style coffee bar, an expansive rooftop lounge with indoor and outdoor seating, immediate access to the Michelin-rated Perennial Virant operated by the BOKA Group on its ground floor, and a prime address within steps to the neighborhood's most popular attractions, providing a genuine new community anchor and connection to city living. Get up-to-the-minute news on the hotel by following it on Twitter and Facebook. For room reservations and event requests at Hotel Lincoln, call (855) 514-8112 or visit www.hotellincolnchicago.com.
About Joie de Vivre Hotels
Joie de Vivre Hotels embarked on its mission to "create joy" for guests in 1987, when Chip Conley founded the innovative hospitality company in San Francisco. Each one of Joie de Vivre's more than 30 hotels is an original concept designed to reflect the local community and engage the five senses so that guests enjoy authentic, memorable experiences. Joie de Vivre manages the largest collection of boutique hotels and resorts in California and is expanding outside the state with openings in Scottsdale, Ariz., Chicago and Honolulu. www.jdvhotels.com
1816 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614