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The 34 Best Rooftop Bars In Chicago

APRIL 09, 2024

#29: Cerise Rooftop at Virgin Hotels Chicago

Head to the 26th floor of the Virgin Hotel and you'll find Cerise, an indoor-outdoor rooftop where you can get dinner or a late-night drink.

Virgin Hotels and Autism Double-Checked are Opening Doors to Inclusive Travel

APRIL 02, 2024

"In a world where diversity should be celebrated and travel accessible for all, Virgin Hotels is leading the charge in ensuring that neurodiverse guests feel safe, comfortable, and welcomed."


SEPTEMBER 19, 2023

We've made the list of some of the hottest rooftop bars and restaurants in Chicago.

Stay Green At One Of The Top 10 Eco-Friendly Hotels In The US

AUGUST 25, 2023

No. 7: Virgin Hotels Chicago - Chicago, IL

The LEED Gold certified hotel uses green housekeeping practices, maintains a hotel-wide recycling program, promotes walking tourism, and was built with green roofing material for more efficient storm water management.

2021 Readers' Choice Awards: The Top Hotels in Chicago

OCTOBER 10, 2022

Voted #7 Hotel in Chicago, 2021

19 Outstanding Spots To Sip Tea in Chicago

FEBRUARY 02, 2022

"The Commons Club within Virgin Hotel Chicago takes a more alcohol-fueled approach to high tea."


SEPTEMBER 11, 2019

"One of the most inventive new restaurants in Chicago. Commons Club’s open kitchen allows diners a front-row view of culinary hustle."

Top 10 Hotels in Chicago

JUNE 21, 2019

Virgin Hotels Chicago. Top 10 Hotels in Chicago, 2019.

The Best Hotels in Downtown Chicago

JUNE 21, 2019

Virgin opened its Virgin Hotels Chicago in 2015 in the city’s Old Dearborn Bank Building. The rooms have a hip, modern look. And the hotel's rooftop bar, Cerise, is the perfect spot to grab a drink before a night out—or a nightcap on your way to bed.

U.S. News & World Report, 2018

JUNE 12, 2018

Virgin Hotels Chicago was awarded a Gold Badge by U.S. News & World Report and was named the #8 hotel in Illinois, #8 hotel in Chicago and #1 hotel in the Loop.

Virgin Hotels makes its debut in Chicago

FEBRUARY 01, 2015

“Branson's Virgin Group is trying to give business travelers an alternative to large, impersonal hotels...”

At the New Virgin Hotels Chicago, It’s Really About the Radical Rooms

JANUARY 16, 2015

“No need to hold out on the adorable Smeg mini-bar: The prices are comparable to what you’d pay at a nearby drugstore.”

A Peek At The First-Ever Virgin Hotels Property In Chicago

JANUARY 05, 2015

“In classic Virgin style, their hotel experience takes the assumed, ordinary details and makes them something extraordinary and unexpected.”

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