CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to endless entertainment and quick connectivity, Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North plans to blow the competition right out of the Windy City.
The hotel in Downtown Chicago, which just earned a 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, has just introduced Netflix, Crackle, Hulu and YouTube to its already robust premium movie and cable channels — including NFL Network, Big Ten Network, Fox Sports, CMT, Disney Channel, Univision, Bravo and E! — in its guest rooms and suites. The upgraded entertainment package now makes it a breeze for visitors to catch their favorite programming without an additional cost.
The enhancement complements a boost to the hotel's high-speed internet capabilities, which all guests have access to for free. With Miracast screen mirroring, visitors can wirelessly stream photos, videos and presentations straight to their room's flat-panel TV. Easily accessible USB ports also provide the ability to hook up gaming systems for even more pleasure while away from home.
When it comes to providing pleasure, comfort and convenience, the Downtown Chicago hotel has been recognized by the world's largest travel site. TripAdvisor, with 350 million reviews covering more than 6.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions in 48 countries, has honored the hotel with the prestigious award. The accolade, now in its sixth year, takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of guest opinions submitted over a 12-month period. To receive the honor, the hotel maintained an overall TripAdvisor rating of at least four out of five, had a required number of reviews and was listed on the site for at least 12 months.
"Just like our trendy neighborhood that borders the Magnificent Mile, our hotel is proud to offer stylish accommodations and modern amenities that attract travelers who appreciate fine art, dining, design and drinks," said Chris Kerbow, general manager. "The prestige that comes from garnering this TripAdvisor acknowledgement drives us even more to please our guests, since it's their praises that got us recognized. We hope that our new entertainment options will be something guests and TripAdvisor endorse us for in the future."
From value and location to cleanliness and service, the Downtown Chicago hotel scored well among travelers on TripAdvisor. "My favorite secret place," wrote TripAdvisor contributor Tracey A. Another reviewer, Susanna S. from Saginaw, MI, noted that the "staff were so pleasant and kind" and "if we go back (to Chicago), that is where we are staying." The hotel also received tons of positive reviews about its Italian restaurant, Davanti Enoteca, as well its award-winning doughnut shop, Glazed & Infused. Guests also commented on the spacious and spotless rooms as well as the hotel's convenience to shopping, dining and nightlife.
About Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North
Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North at 30 E. Hubbard in Chicago, IL is in the trendy River North area on famed Restaurant Row and offers easy access to fine dining, exciting nightlife and close proximity to the EL Train. The hotel features 15 floors with 302 rooms, 35 suites, 6 meeting rooms with 4,994 square feet of total event space, Davanti Enoteca Italian restaurant, Glazed and Infused donut shop, a fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool. For information, visit www.marriott.com/CHIWB or call 1-312-329-2500.
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