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Owner/Manager

Member since: 2001
Speaks: english

Penthouse Duplex #1 - WOW, I want to stay HERE!

138 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Chicago Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Penthouse #1 is a magnificent unique rental in Chicago. Towering above the city, with dramatic living areas and exquisite fireplace, this Penthouse gives you the ultimate in city living. It's all about the views and location. From 20 foot floor to ceiling windows the city unfolds before you with Lake Michigan as a backdrop; nowhere in Chicago can you stay with views like these. Bordered by the elegance and glamor of North Michigan Avenue to the east and the artsy sophistication of the River North District to the west, Penthouse #1 is at the heart of one of Chicago most exciting neighborhoods. Life here is flavored with world class shopping, the best of casual and fine dining, galleries and clubs.

Life is always better at the top

The Penthouse at Grand Plaza

Chicago License #2210737

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner/Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english

Why Owner/Manager chose Chicago

In Real Estate they say 'location, location, location'. We have that. What we say is 'views, views, views'.

What makes this condo unique

Few cities have building as tall as Chicago, fewer still have rent-able Penthouse units. This is you opportunity to experience luxury living at it's finest.

Reviews

4.9
based on 138 traveler reviews

Penthouse Duplex #1 - WOW, I want to stay HERE!
average rating of 4.92029 based on 138 reviews
5

The view is worth it!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent grocery store next door and great location for walking all over the city made it extremely convenient to stay here for a long holiday weekend. The balcony is great for testing the outdoor temperature without having to travel down 55 floors to go outside, but some outdoor furniture would be nice to sit and enjoy the view - especially since we were there during the fireworks show. Sirens are plentiful downtown so we were glad to be up as high as possible away from their full force. A very pleasant stay in a well-equipped apartment.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Fantastic location and amazing place!

  • 4 of 5

Overall thought the layout, location, views and space were fantastic. Close to everything and having the grocery store right next door made stocking the frig very convenient. Doorman was knowledgable and helpful....9th floor amenities (track, gym, pool, etc) was used daily and great to have onsite.

Only disappointment was how a situation was handled by the owners. On our last night, we were notified that there was a water problem in the building and the water would be shut off from 11pm to 3am. Completely not the fault of the owners and appreciated the heads up. However when we all woke at 6am to take showers to prepare for meetings and mandatory 10am checkout, there was no water in the showers and only cold water coming from the sinks. After 2 phone calls to the owner, finally received a text back that the building was working on it...and a reminder we had to be out by 10am. There was still no hot water by 9am and no concession by the owners to allow a bit later check out to accommodate the hassle of washing our hair in the sink or going down to the 9th floor to use a shower that finally began working. Additionally we had one of our folks drop off the keys downstairs at 10:15 am...but I received a text at 10:20 from the owners reminding me yet again that the check out is 10am and he had to get out now. Not a great finish to a fantastic location.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

awesome place!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay. Great location! The host was very detailed and ensured that we enjoyed our stay. This penthouse has exceptional views and was a great choice. I will definitely stay here again.

Thanks!!!

Bill R

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Grand Plaza for 4 days and were very pleased with the apartment. It was bright , super clean and had everything you needed to have a pleasant stay. I highly recommend it for its comfort and location.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for another fantastic stay! Your penthouse has plenty of room for us, is very comfortable, and of course we love the view! We will continue to book year after year with you. Thank you for sharing your enjoyable space!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Valentine weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had an enjoyable and relaxing weekend! This is our second time staying there and would recommend it to everyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
O'Hare
Nearest Train
Red Line
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Oak Street Beach
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Chicago Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016
Jul 11 2016 - Aug 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$499
From
$975
Fri,Sat
 
 
Aug 13-16
Aug 13 2016 - Aug 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,200
Flat fee
 
 
SPECIAL RATES
Aug 20 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$599
From
$699
Fri,Sat
 
 
Chicago Marathon
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 10 2016
4 night minimum stay
$3,900
Flat fee
 
 
Oct 21-24
Oct 21 2016 - Oct 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,640
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$690
From
$975
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $180
Refundable damage deposit $650
Tax Rate 17.4%

We offer one DISCOUNTED parking spot is available at $31/day.

Additional parking is available from garage at $41/day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Chicago Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 55
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shampoo, Body Wash, Conditioner and paper products supplied
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shampoo, Body Wash, Conditioner and paper products
  • Each Bathroom has a hairdryer,Q-tips and make-up pads.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1000 count Egyptian Cotton Sheet.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1000 Count Egyptian cotton sheets
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1000 Count Egyptian cotton sheets
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull out 'AeroBed' very comfortable.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa 'AeroBed' (1) Bedroom's have TV's and IDocks
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam Shower
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
50,000 sq. ft amenity level

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