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Olmstead
  • $588/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
It’s the place where 1920s Jazz Era architecture and sophisticated modern style converge on the Magnificent Mile. Ideally situated near the best attractions in the Windy City, your wedding day unfolds in elegance at the hotel. Guests are greeted by the hotel’s dignified stone facade and elegant art-deco lobby. A beautiful ceremony takes place in a luxurious space, filled with natural light. You’ll say your vows surrounded by the people you love most, against the backdrop of Chicago’s city lights. After your nuptials, a stunning reception in the iconic Tip Top Tap ballroom on the 23rd floor takes your breath away. Large picturesque windows offering panoramic views of the city for your festive celebration. Or, choose dinner and dancing in the Buckingham Ballroom. This elegant space boasts 18 ft. ceilings and expansive windows to wrap your reception in luxury. The hotel has hosted life’s memorable moments for nearly a century, and your wedding becomes part of that legacy. Note: * A Food & Beverage minimum will apply for all events in lieu of any rental fees for the space. * 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time are included. * The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $500. Additional hours can be arranged. * Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for details. * A nonrefundable deposit of $5,000 is required.
SuperHost
Michigan
  • $588/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
It’s the place where 1920s Jazz Era architecture and sophisticated modern style converge on the Magnificent Mile. Ideally situated near the best attractions in the Windy City, your wedding day unfolds in elegance at the hotel. Guests are greeted by the hotel’s dignified stone facade and elegant art-deco lobby. A beautiful ceremony takes place in a luxurious space, filled with natural light. You’ll say your vows surrounded by the people you love most, against the backdrop of Chicago’s city lights. After your nuptials, a stunning reception in the iconic Tip Top Tap ballroom on the 23rd floor takes your breath away. Large picturesque windows offering panoramic views of the city for your festive celebration. Or, choose dinner and dancing in the Buckingham Ballroom. This elegant space boasts 18 ft. ceilings and expansive windows to wrap your reception in luxury. The hotel has hosted life’s memorable moments for nearly a century, and your wedding becomes part of that legacy. Note: * A Food & Beverage minimum will apply for all events in lieu of any rental fees for the space. * 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time are included. * The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $500. Additional hours can be arranged. * Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for details. * A nonrefundable deposit of $5,000 is required.
SuperHost
Pleasant and Homey Hotel Café in Chicago
  • $120/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Pleasant and Homey Hotel café for events, photoshoots, and movie productions. This listing is for the Hotel Café only.
SuperHost
Flexible Yoga Room for Meetings in Chicago
  • $80/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
A Flexible Yoga Room for events, meetings, photoshoots, and movie productions. This listing is for the Yoga room.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Chicago?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Chicago on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Chicago?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Chicago at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Off Site locations are available in Chicago?
Right now, there are 197 Off Site locations available in Chicago.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Chicago bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Chicago guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Chicago locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Chicago?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Chicago. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Chicago booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Chicago?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Chicago is $292 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Chicago?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Off Site locations in Chicago, IL?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $80 to $588.
Which Off Site locations are most popular in Chicago, IL in 2022?
The top 3 Off Site locations in Chicago, IL right now are Olmstead, Michigan and Pleasant and Homey Hotel Café in Chicago .
How do I book a Chicago location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Chicago reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Chicago

Chicago is a truly fascinating city that offers plenty to see, do, and converse about. It also goes by "The Windy City" alongside a slew of other nicknames, adding to the endless list of tidbits that sparks endless discussions about Chi-Town.

After all, it's the city that invented Twinkies and successfully reversed the Chicago River's flow. Chicago was also the backdrop of the very first presidential debate to grace our screens, with the then-Senator John F. Kennedy facing off with Vice President Richard Nixon. On its lists of firsts, the Home Insurance Building not only shaped the city’s skyline but in 1885, it stood as the world's first skyscraper. The Windy City is also where you'll find the highest number of moveable bridges found anywhere on the planet.

The City That Works has plenty more to offer and you should think about renting an off site location in Chicago for your scheduled function.

Off Site Location Options in Chicago

Maintaining a work environment that is creativity-charged, innovative, and highly supportive isn't always easy. It helps to shake things up by taking some meetings and other business-related activities away from the office. Lists of local businesses can assist when it comes to organizing a productive and successful off site location in Chicago.

  • Communication
    Going out of the office puts you in unfamiliar territories without access to certain necessities. Keeping in touch with everyone is one of the crucial aspects when working from an off site location and it helps to get staff members SIM cards for the precise purpose. Some cell phone service providers in Chicago will be happy to offer discounted data plans for businesses.

  • Transportation
    It's important to handle transport arrangements for all participants because an off site function takes everyone out of their routine. Having transport sorted also serves as an incentive to encourage top attendance and makes sure that everyone gets where they are needed on time.

  • Facilitator
    Team members might find it difficult to get in the right frame of mind for the off site activity just on account of working from a foreign environment. An industry specialist or facilitator who has experience taking the lead with your scheduled function can help steer things in the right direction.

  • Catering
    Again, taking staff members out of the office changes their meal arrangements. Everyone will appreciate having a pick-me-up accessible at the off site location in Chicago. It doesn't hurt to enlist the services of a catering company to supply other meals needed during the occasion.

  • Entertainment
    An off site location in Chicago should essentially break from the monotony of typical office work. It's your discretion what types of entertainment-centric activities to include in the schedule. For instance, you could have a team-building session or collaborate with a tour and travel company in Chicago to organize some fun activities for the team.

Off Site Location Companies in Chicago

Perhaps you are a young entrepreneur who wants to connect with veteran professionals by hosting a networking event in Chicago. You could be a seasoned entrepreneur who wants to break into a new market by expanding your network. In either case, the lists of local experts can help you put together an effective networking event in Chicago.

  • Meeting Facilitators International
    Meeting Facilitators International can assist in curating your next corporate gathering. Their services include strategic planning, forming advisory boards, organizing board retreats, facilitating team-building exercises, and organizing conferences. They operate in Chicago, Washington DC, New York City, and Toronto.

  • Pontarelli Chicago
    Pontarelli Chicago offers corporate transportation, airport shuttle, event, and wedding limo services. They've been in operation since 1977 and excel at chauffeuring diverse clienteles in style. Their fleet includes limos, buses, sedans, and SUVs.

  • J&L Catering
    For over 31 years, J&L Catering has been a respected part of the Chicago catering community. Chef Kevin Kelly and Ted Grady are the brains behind the business, which was born out of a need to offer custom catering experiences.

Pros and Cons of Off Site Locations in Chicago

Chicago has several aspects that make it a great city to relocate to, visit, or even launch your career. The Windy City can knock you off your feet both positively and in not so pleasant ways. Hence the reason to dot your i's and cross your t's before fully settling for an off site location in Chicago.

Advantages

  • It's a multicultural city
    If you are bringing together staff members from different offices across the nation, everyone will feel right at home in Chicago. It's an ethnically diverse city that's also tolerant.

  • Shops open 24/7
    When burning the midnight oil for a super important work presentation, you'll at least be able to grab a bite to eat or be able to buy last-minute supplies in Chicago. That's because The Windy City operates on a 24/7 economy with most shops operating round-the-clock.

  • Rentals are affordable
    If you have staff members coming into the city from other offices across the nation, you'll likely be able to accommodate them affordably. Renting and buying homes in Chicago is relatively affordable.

  • Chicago is walkable
    Out-of-town staff members will appreciate taking in the city's sights on a walk to the off site location in Chicago. Even locals enjoy getting around on foot because The Windy City is highly walkable.

  • The reliable public transit system
    If employees prefer getting to the off site through their own means, Chicago has a reliable public transportation system as well as other options including the bike-sharing app Divvy.

Disadvantages

  • Chicago is expensive
    You want to have a decent budget set aside for your off site in Chicago because the city is quite expensive. Food, transportation, and utilities will account for your highest budget items.

  • Traffic
    Chi-town is terrible during rush hour because of the traffic. Being stuck in one isn't how you want everyone to start their off site experience and it helps to go for an accessible venue.

  • Violent crime
    Sadly, Chicago's history with crime and mobs isn't something you can turn a blind eye to. Sensitize out-of-town employees about the situation and go for an off site location in Chicago's safer neighborhoods.

  • Bone-chilling winters
    If possible, spare staff members from the experience of braving the bone-chilling winter weather to attend an off site function. Chi-town becomes gray, snow-filled, and overall, gloomy during the winter months.

  • Parking
    Parking in Chicago is equally problematic and it should be yet another consideration when searching for an off site location in Chicago.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Field Museum of Natural History
    The Field of Museum was established in 1893 as the Columbian Museum of Chicago. It was tied to the World Columbian Exposition but the museum changed its name as a tribute to Marshall Field.

  • The Magnificent Mile
    The Magnificent Mile describes a stretch on Michigan Avenue lined up with luxury stores, boutiques, and galleries. The Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, and John Hancock Center are also found on The Magnificent Mile.

  • Lincoln Park
    Lincoln Park is found along the edge of Lake Michigan, and it occupies a six-mile stretch. The park is where you'll find other famous attractions like the Chicago History Museum and Lincoln Park Zoo.