Check Out Laurus Corp's $7.6M Renovations At The Chicago Renaissance O'Hare
The O'Hare hotel market will always be in demand from travelers and tourists flying into and out of Chicago's busiest airport, and the owners of older hotels are busy upgrading common areas in their assets to meet the demands of guests.
Laurus Corp bought the 15-story, 362-room Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites Hotel in 2013 and recently completed a $7.6M renovation project. Let's see how that turned out.
The Renaissance's upgraded lobby boasts contemporary lounge seating, diffused lighting, a library nook designed to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers and an enclosed modern fireplace.
2. Concierge Lounge
Here's one of two concierge lounges intended to complement the hotel rooms. These feature casual and communal seating, and wide windows allowing for ample daylight.
The R Bar features all-new flooring, high bar seating and a comfortable lounge area. Other amenities include a restaurant, a Starbucks, a fitness center, an indoor heated pool and a whirlpool spa.
4. Conference Rooms
To accommodate business travelers, the Renaissance O'Hare features 22k SF of meeting and event space, including 13 conference suites set up boardroom style.
5. Upgraded Common Walkways
Common areas like hallways and the foyer leading to the Renaissance O'Hare's 5k SF ballroom (shown) feature casual seating and contemporary lighting fixtures.
The Renaissance O'Hare's 5k SF ballroom can accommodate a wide range of events, from formal soirees to business meetings.