Residence Inn Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee Unveils New Guest Rooms, Other Renovations Suites at the hotel near Great Lakes Naval Base now feature stainless-steel appliances in kitchens; newly remodeled 24-hour fitness center now open

WAUKEGAN, Ill., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Longer hotel stays in the Chicago area can now be more relaxing thanks to newly updated features at the Residence Inn Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee.

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One of the premier hotels in Waukegan, IL, the Residence Inn has undergone a $2.1 million transformation to make its gatehouse, guest rooms and fitness center more comfortable for working, playing, dining and sleeping.

Suites, with 50 percent more space than traditional hotel rooms, go beyond a welcoming, comfortable stay. Residence Inn's new room flexibility makes guest's stays even more memorable with a revitalized design including bedding topped with crisp cotton-rich linens, custom comforters and fluffier pillows. The full kitchens in our studio, one- and two-bedroom rooms feature stainless-steel appliances that allow guests to cook any kind of meal, while dishwashers make cleaning up a breeze.

Rooms offer a comfortable work area with complimentary high-speed Internet access and desk-level outlets for quick access to plug in laptops, tablets and other personal electronics. The separate work, living and sleeping areas make it easy for several guests to accomplish different tasks at the same time.

The modern lobby features more spaces for work, relaxation and socializing. Visitors can take advantage of the complimentary buffet every morning. American fare and house-made breakfast sandwiches are some of the choices hungry guests have to choose from, along with healthy delights such as fresh fruit and granola. Relax at the end of the day during our complimentary evening social on select nights of the week.  A few local restaurants offer dinner delivery service for other meals.

With its convenient location, the Waukegan hotel is close to many attractions, including Six Flags Great America. The amusement park is fun for the whole family, with games and thrilling roller coasters to entertain the entire family. The attached Hurricane Harbor water park offers several ways to cool down, from long slides to river-rafting rides.

Shopping is just minutes away from the hotel at Gurnee Mills Mall, which has more than 200 outlet stores including Off 5th (Saks Fifth Avenue), the Nike Factory Store and H&M.

The Residence Inn Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee is one of the premier hotels near Great Lakes Naval Station, which is the largest training base and U.S. Navy's only Recruit Training Command. Family and friends of sailors and other military personnel can enjoy all the benefits of the hotel when they come to the Chicago area for a visit or graduation.

After a busy day on the job or on the town, guests can return to the hotel for a great workout in the newly renovated fitness center. Cardiovascular machines and free weights share top billing with new carpet and paint as well as newly updated window treatments. A seasonal outdoor pool and whirlpool are a great way to relax tired muscles. 

For business or small social gatherings, the hotel offers a meeting room in the Gatehouse that can hold 40 people.

The Residence Inn Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee offers comfortable and spacious rooms designed to help vacationers relax and professionals concentrate on getting the job done.

About the Residence Inn Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee

The Residence Inn Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee at 1440 S. White Oak Drive in Waukegan, IL, has a newly renovated lobby and guest rooms. The extended-stay hotel features 126 studio, one- and two-bedroom suites on three floors. Guests will enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool as well as local attractions that include several shopping malls and Six Flags Great America amusement park. The hotel also boasts 625 square feet of meeting space and a 24-hour fitness center. Residence Inn participates in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program which allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles with every dollar spent during every stay. For information, visit www.marriott.com/CHIRW or call 1-847-689-9240.

Media Contact: David Compitello, Residence Inn Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee, 1-847-689-9240, David.Compitello@marriott.com

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