Chicago, IL 

Gold Coast Guest House B&B

113 West Elm Street
Chicago, IL 60610-2805 US

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Rates: $129 to $229
Total Rooms: 4


Circa 1873. Built just after the Great Chicago Fire, this 19th-century brick row house is situated in the heart of the Gold Coast in one the city's most exclusive neighborhoods. The bed & breakfast is only one of three historic buildings still standing on Elm Street. Recently restored, the B&B is decorated in a combination of antiques and contemporary furnishings. Four tastefully appointed guest rooms offer private baths, TV, ceiling fans and air conditioning. One upstairs guest room features a bay window and the original brick fireplace. Fresh multi-grain bread, fruit, apple-cinnamon tea bread, English muffins and assorted cereals are served in the second-floor dining room. The B&B is a five-minute walk to the shops on the "Magnificent Mile" and to the lakeshore, public transportation, restaurants, museums and theaters.Publicity and Awards: Travel & Leisure, Midwest Living, Washington Post, Inns & Retreats, "Hus" of Sweden, Mexico City Times, Kansas City Magazine, Michigan Living, ABC's 190 North.Location: City/Urban.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $129 to $229
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Personal Checks and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 4 total guest accommodations with private bath and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Queen and Twin.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Three-day holidays, two-night summer weekends
Cancellation: First night non-refundable at time of booking, grace period allowed.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Breakfast, Continental Plus Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Business travelers enjoy our continental breakfast overlooking the 20 foot window/wall view of our lush garden. Breakfast includes bagels, assorted tea breads, fresh fruit, biscotti, assorted cereals, yogurt, selection of milks, creams, juices. Auto-brew coffee, tea at any time! Cheese and crackers available in the evening.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, CD Player, Ceiling Fans, Clock Radio, Telephone, Coffeemaker, Television, Data Ports, Desk, VCR, DVD, Hair Dryer, Bath Amenities, Wireless Internet Access and Iron/Ironing Board.
Amenities On Site: Computers, PC, Phone, Fax, Television, VCR, Laundry Facilities, DVD, WiFi Internet access, Printer, Wine & Brie served in the evening, Garage parking and Health club passes available for modest fee.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Daily Newspapers, Complimentary High Speed WIFI throughout and computer/printer available for use.

Spa Services

Off-Site Spa Services Available


Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Meetings and Corporate stays.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Golf, Hiking, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Water Sports, 8, 000-square-foot health club with modest daily fee for guests, The Magnificent Mile/Michigan Ave., Rush Street nightlife, River North Galleries, Lincoln Park Zoo, Museums, One block from Red Line Clark/Division stop and CTA busses run on both corners.

Historic Interest

Historic Memberships: National Trust, Local Historical Society and City Historical Society.