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Penthouse #6 - WOW, This place is EXTRAORDINARY!

113 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Chicago Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This Penthouse level unit is a magnificent unique rental in Chicago. Towering 55 Floors above the city, 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

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Life is always better at the top

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner/Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2001
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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 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

Everything was great!
Feb 2007
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based on 113 traveler reviews

Penthouse #6 - WOW, This place is EXTRAORDINARY!
average rating of 4.964602 based on 131 reviews

Business and pleasure ...

  • 5 of 5

This is such a great place to stay in Chicago! Literally 25 steps from the Grand stop on the Red Line, the location can't be beat, especially with all the restaurants, the river, and the Magnificent Mile all an easy walking distance. Great views of the lake and Chicago 360 (i.e. John Hancock Observatory). I have stayed in other rental properties before, but this was the best appointed--it had everything we needed to feel at home and a grocery store right downstairs. Jim and Jeri-Lou are great about communication before and after the stay. I hope to stay in Penthouse #6 again the next time I come to Chicago in a few months.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This penthouse apartment was wonderful for our trip to Chicago. It was centrally located, had great views of the city, and very nice amenities. The owners were very easy to work with and attentive to our needs.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location and exactly as described.

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best rentals we've had through HomeAway. The location is excellent. The apartment was clean and had everything we needed. The view was amazing. Even the doormen were nice.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Madison WI

Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights in this 2 bedroom apartment in January 2016. It was perfect. We gave the three kids the master bedroom and took the second bedroom which was still as big as some hotel rooms! The living room had plenty of space for the 5 of us to sprawl out and gather round the large coffee table for card games. There is a front closet with room for all our coats and boots - a huge boon as we didn't have to pile them all up in a corner.

Kitchen was well-stocked (the only thing we noticed that it was missing was a tablespoon - and we certainly weren't baking anything on our Chicago getaway). You could easily create a fabulous meal in that kitchen - we ate out of course at nearby fabulous restaurants. We shopped for breakfast and snacks at the grocery store in the same building (doesn't get more convenient than that!). Description may have mentioned a washer-dryer but I missed it when booking so was pleasantly surprised to find the unit had one.

What else can I say? Amazing view, convenient location, comfortable beds and seating, plenty of space. Oh yes, and when my husband left his laptop in the lobby in the rush of loading our car on our way home, the owners went out of their way to track it down with the doorman and make sure the laptop was stored safely until we could get someone there - and the owners did offer to figure out how to ship it to us but we didn't want to make them responsible for shipping a laptop so we made a friend do it instead :-)

Will definitely try to book again on our next Chicago trip.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stuart Florida

Chicago Downtown

  • 5 of 5

We once again had an outstanding visit at the Grand Plaza. Jim and Jeri-lou provided an excellent accommodation for our long weekend visit of shopping, eating and local entertainment. What a great spot to begin and end our days. This is our fourth year renting a unit through them. Love the location; easy access to all of our favorite shopping sites. Front desk security was polite, entertaining and quick to arrange taxis for transportations. Thanks again for a great visit to the windy city!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home and place to stay! The location was the heart of the city! The doormen were wonderful and so kind. There were some problems with the cable while we were visiting but the owners went above and beyond to make it right and were easy to get ahold of to let them know of the problem. There were 6 of us and we had plenty of room. We wouldn't have changed anything and we will definitely be back to Chicago and will stay here again and would be happy to stay in a Grand Plaza Penthouse again!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Oak Street Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Chicago Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July 22-24
Jul 22 2016 - Jul 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Jul 23 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Chicago Marathon
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 10 2016
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $350
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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Chicago Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 55
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1240 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Lake View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shampoo, Body Wash, Conditioner and paper products
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shampoo, Body Wash, Conditioner and paper products
  • Each Bathroom has a hairdryer. Kleenex, toilet paper, Q-tips and make-up pads are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , AeroBed pulls out of the sofa. Very comfortable.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , TV in Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , TV in Bedroom
  • Queen size Beds (2) Queen Aero Bed in Living room 1000 count Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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