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Penthouse #5 - WOW, This place is FABULOUS!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This Penthouse unit is a magnificent unique rental in Chicago. Towering above the city, with dramatic floor to ceiling window in the living areas and exquisite fireplace, this Penthouse gives you the ultimate in city living. It's all about the views and location. 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 glamour of North Michigan Avenue to the east and the artsy sophistication of the River North District to the west, Penthouse#5 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 . This rental complies with City of Chicago Ordinances lic #2210737

Check out what our Guests have to say

Life is always better at the top

More Details

Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

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

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Jim & Jeri-LouBeautiful place, we loved it and it had everything we needed. We appreciated the hospitality. Great Place, we’d love to come back!
Mar 2007
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Amenities

Near North Side Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 52
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shampoo, Body Wash, Conditioner and paper products
  • includes hairdryer. Kleenex, toilet paper, Q-tips and make-up pads are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , TV in Bedroom
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , AeroBed pulls out of sofa in the Livingroom
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1000 count Egyptian cotton sheets
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 40 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
50' Plasma TV

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(235 traveler reviews)

Penthouse #5 - WOW, This place is FABULOUS!
average rating of 4.970213 based on 274 reviews
5

Excellent home, beautiful view and convenient location.

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed, comfortable bed, well kept.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Winter Get-Away; great Condo with Awesome View!

  • 4 of 5

This wonderful condo was spacious, very clean, very comfortable and well-stocked. It was located within walking distance to restaurants, theatre district and shopping - just a couple blocks from Magnificent Michigan Avenue! All that, plus an Awwsome view from the 52nd. Floor! It's very evident that the owners pay close attention to every detail, which we appreciate so much!The staff was friendly and welcoming and eager to help in any way! We definitely would love to return to Chicago and stay in this unit!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Penthouse #5 was exactly what we were hoping for!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I always take a trip to Chicago the first weekend in December to see the sites and to shop, and this year we thought it would be fun to try a new place to stay other than a hotel, and the Penthouse #5 was available during our dates. It was everything as promised, floor to ceiling windows, great kitchen, dining room, fireplace, and nice bedroom. That Sunday a snowstorm came through and it was so nice to be sitting by the fireplace and watching the snow come down on the City below. The view was excellent, looking right at the Hancock Building and north down State St. The owners were very helpful and provided good directions and recommendations for places to eat and visit. The building has an excellent gym and business area (free coffee in the mornings), and the guards at the front desk are very helpful as well. Best of all, there are plenty of good restaurants very close by, along with the shops on Michigan Ave. being only a couple of blocks away!!

Overall our visit was 5-Star, and it will be difficult to stay anywhere else in Chicago after our experience here. Try it, you'll like it!!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding Unit, Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The two of us spent five nights in this unit on some very cold days in December. We had all the space, amenities, and warmth we needed. The kitchen was well stocked with all we needed to prepare one or two meals each day. The living room had a large TV and comfortable seating where chilled a bit each day between activities. It was relaxing to rest in front of the warm fire. The fireplace was perfect and warmed the entire unit. We did not run the heat at all.

This unit was very clean and well organized. The bed was a bit older and soft for our taste, but it was comfortable and the bedding was cozy. Likewise, the bathroom was very clean and just the right size for the two of us.

This penthouse unit had an amazing view of the lake and city. We enjoyed both morning and evening views. As for location, this unit is perfectly placed. We used Uber a great deal because of the weather, but rides were short to all the major attractions (Shedd Aquarium, Art Institute, Field Museum, etc.). Most of these places, the Navy Pier, and Magnificant Mile shopping are walkable from this unit when the weather permits.

Two other key features -- the grocery story is on the first floor of the building and the Red Line runs right under the building with a stop just outside the front door. In addition to Uber, we used the Red line and bus transfers to get around.

We fully recommend this unit and hope you enjoy it as much as we did! Jeri-Lou and James are wonderful hosts, even though we have never met them, and we did not have to call them one time during our stay because everything worked perfectly. (I should also add that the guys who work at the front desk of this building are especially helpful and knowledgable. They were also friendly and welcoming.) Jerk-Lou provided many details that helped us find the unit, check in, and check out with no issues at all. The 10 a.m. check out seemed early, but we left our luggage with the front desk and did a few more hours of sightseeing before heading to the airport. It worked out perfectly.

Again, if you are considering this rental, do it. You won't be sorry!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

I'll never stay anywhere else!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best rental in Chicago!

  • 5 of 5

I'm not sure what I can say about the apt. that hasn't already been said....the place is amazing. The view, the location....it just cant be beat. Everything is exactly the way it looks in the pictures. The owners kept in touch so that had I needed anything (which I didn't) I know they would have been an easy phone call or email away. Its easy to give this place 5 stars. I will be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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

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Rates & Availability

Near North Side Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017-05-22 - 2017-05-28
May 22 2017 - May 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
$164
From
$240
Sun
 
 
2017-05-29 - 2017-06-04
May 29 2017 - Jun 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$284
From
$461
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-06-05 - 2017-06-11
Jun 5 2017 - Jun 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
$270
From
$366
Fri,Sun
 
 
2017-06-12 - 2017-06-18
Jun 12 2017 - Jun 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$298
 
 
2017-06-19 - 2017-06-25
Jun 19 2017 - Jun 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$256
From
$317
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-06-26 - 2017-07-02
Jun 26 2017 - Jul 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$255
From
$324
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-07-03 - 2017-07-09
Jul 3 2017 - Jul 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$259
From
$327
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-07-10 - 2017-07-16
Jul 10 2017 - Jul 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$269
From
$362
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-07-17 - 2017-07-23
Jul 17 2017 - Jul 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$281
From
$361
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-07-24 - 2017-07-30
Jul 24 2017 - Jul 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$319
From
$394
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-07-31 - 2017-08-06
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
$383
From
$477
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-08-07 - 2017-08-13
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$304
From
$342
Sat
 
 
2017-08-14 - 2017-08-20
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
$265
From
$322
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-08-21 - 2017-08-27
Aug 21 2017 - Aug 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$254
From
$308
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-08-28 - 2017-09-03
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$264
From
$361
Sat
 
 
2017-09-04 - 2017-09-10
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$263
From
$365
Sat
 
 
2017-09-11 - 2017-09-17
Sep 11 2017 - Sep 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$336
From
$261
Sun
 
 
2017-09-18 - 2017-09-24
Sep 18 2017 - Sep 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
$259
From
$321
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-09-25 - 2017-10-01
Sep 25 2017 - Oct 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$268
From
$333
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-10-02 - 2017-10-08
Oct 2 2017 - Oct 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$265
From
$520
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-10-09 - 2017-10-15
Oct 9 2017 - Oct 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$307
From
$357
Sat
 
 
2017-10-16 - 2017-10-22
Oct 16 2017 - Oct 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$321
From
$362
Thu,Sat
 
 
2017-10-23 - 2017-10-29
Oct 23 2017 - Oct 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$285
From
$349
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-10-30 - 2017-11-05
Oct 30 2017 - Nov 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$278
From
$339
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-11-06 - 2017-11-12
Nov 6 2017 - Nov 12 2017
4 night minimum stay
$296
From
$329
Sat
 
 
2017-11-13 - 2017-11-19
Nov 13 2017 - Nov 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$255
From
$308
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-11-20 - 2017-11-26
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$241
From
$303
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-11-27 - 2017-12-03
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$340
From
$254
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-12-04 - 2017-12-10
Dec 4 2017 - Dec 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$213
From
$257
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-12-11 - 2017-12-17
Dec 11 2017 - Dec 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
From
$242
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-12-18 - 2017-12-24
Dec 18 2017 - Dec 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
$189
From
$229
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-12-25 - 2017-12-31
Dec 25 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$197
From
$401
Sun
 
 
2018-01-01 - 2018-01-07
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
$239
From
$257
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2018-01-08 - 2018-01-14
Jan 8 2018 - Jan 14 2018
4 night minimum stay
$254
From
$176
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2018-01-15 - 2018-01-21
Jan 15 2018 - Jan 21 2018
4 night minimum stay
$167
From
$222
Sun
 
 
2018-01-22 - 2018-01-28
Jan 22 2018 - Jan 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
$171
From
$151
Thu,Sun
 
 
2018-01-29 - 2018-02-04
Jan 29 2018 - Feb 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
$144
From
$178
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-02-05 - 2018-02-11
Feb 5 2018 - Feb 11 2018
4 night minimum stay
$168
From
$185
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-02-12 - 2018-02-18
Feb 12 2018 - Feb 18 2018
4 night minimum stay
$169
From
$260
Sun
 
 
2018-02-19 - 2018-02-25
Feb 19 2018 - Feb 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
$173
From
$236
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-02-26 - 2018-03-04
Feb 26 2018 - Mar 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
$204
From
$259
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-03-05 - 2018-03-11
Mar 5 2018 - Mar 11 2018
4 night minimum stay
$220
From
$277
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-03-12 - 2018-03-18
Mar 12 2018 - Mar 18 2018
4 night minimum stay
$229
From
$295
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-03-19 - 2018-03-25
Mar 19 2018 - Mar 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
$243
From
$303
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-03-26 - 2018-04-01
Mar 26 2018 - Apr 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$241
From
$476
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2018-04-02 - 2018-04-08
Apr 2 2018 - Apr 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
$494
From
$576
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-04-09 - 2018-04-15
Apr 9 2018 - Apr 15 2018
4 night minimum stay
$399
From
$287
Thu,Sat,Sun
 
 
2018-04-16 - 2018-04-22
Apr 16 2018 - Apr 22 2018
4 night minimum stay
$258
From
$316
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-04-23 - 2018-04-29
Apr 23 2018 - Apr 29 2018
4 night minimum stay
$258
From
$316
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-04-30 - 2018-05-06
Apr 30 2018 - May 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
$260
From
$322
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018-05-07 - 2018-05-07
May 7 2018 - May 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
$256
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$249
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 17.4%

Limited DISCOUNTED parking is available at $34/day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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