CHICAGO, Ill. (May 24, 2017) – Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Crescent Hotels & Resorts, and Murphy Asset Management announced today the official opening of Chicago’s newest contemporary hotel, Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Located above the historic Oriental Theatre at 32 W. Randolph, the hotel sits in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop district, just steps away from endless lifestyle and entertainment options. A new upscale brand of the Choice Hotels International portfolio managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District adds to the chain’s rapidly expanding Cambria roster, designed to appeal both business and leisure travelers.
“The Oriental Theatre is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks,” says Michael George, Founder, President and CEO of Crescent Hotels & Resorts. “We are honored to be able to preserve its cultural significance while also contributing to the city’s booming hotel scene.”
Built in 1926 by Chicago’s famed architects, Rapp and Rapp, 32 W. Randolph was originally constructed as a theatre and Masonic Temple. The theatre, occupying the majority of the building’s first seven stories, was originally designed as a 3,250-seat theatre presenting popular first-run movies and lavish stage shows, with the upper floors formerly used as office space.
Situated on the upper 19 floors of the 22 story building, Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District features 199 stylish guestrooms, two lavish suites- one of which boasts an enchanting 18 foot high cathedral window that is original to the building, a game room complete with pool tables, shuffleboard, foosball and TV’s for watching games, a fitness center, and 2,600 square feet of adaptable function space that can be separated into four state-of-the-art meeting rooms, allowing for ultimate flexibility. Amenities include AV capabilities, valet parking for all guests, and customizable menus to fit every budget.
Located within walking distance to many attractions the area offers, including the John Hancock Center, Skydeck Chicago and the Chicago Riverwalk, shopping and dining options are endless with the Cambria Chicago Loop- Theatre District’s proximity to State Street, the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park and Block 37. For more information on Cambria Chicago Loop- Theatre District or to make a reservation, visit www.cambriachicagoloop.com or call 312.994.1986.