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Penthouse Duplex #1 - WOW, I want to stay HERE!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Penthouse #1 is a magnificent unique rental in Chicago. Towering above the city, with dramatic living areas and exquisite fireplace, this Penthouse gives you the ultimate in city living. It's all about the views and location. From 20 foot floor to ceiling windows 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 glamor of North Michigan Avenue to the east and the artsy sophistication of the River North District to the west, Penthouse #1 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.

Life is always better at the top

The Penthouse at Grand Plaza

Chicago License #2210737

More Details

Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2001
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2017

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 building as tall as Chicago, fewer still have rent-able Penthouse units. This is you opportunity to experience luxury living at it's finest.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(141 traveller reviews)

Penthouse Duplex #1 - WOW, I want to stay HERE!
average rating of 4.9148936 based on 141 reviews
4

Penthouse Living

  • 4 of 5

My buddies and I attend a yearly niners trip, as painful as its been thr past few years, our digs have always been amazing. This penthouse definitely lived up to the hype. Breath taking views, spacious place and perfectly located to shopping, groceries, public transportation and sites. Would definitely rent again if I was out in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

High rise intimacy

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful penthouse has the most spectacular views of the northeast Chicago skyline from every room in the condo. And as grand as the view is during the day, it becomes magical as dusk falls. The building is in a great location within easy walking distance to shopping, restaurants and Navy Pier. It has a super grocery and liquor store right next door! The owners are easy to work with and readily available.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking & Spotless

  • 5 of 5

Such an enjoyable experience on the 55th floor with just an incredible view of both the lake and the city. Spotless penthouse, beautiful space & décor, lovely linens and attention to detail by the owners in every respect. Couldn't be nicer!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The view is worth it!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent grocery store next door and great location for walking all over the city made it extremely convenient to stay here for a long holiday weekend. The balcony is great for testing the outdoor temperature without having to travel down 55 floors to go outside, but some outdoor furniture would be nice to sit and enjoy the view - especially since we were there during the fireworks show. Sirens are plentiful downtown so we were glad to be up as high as possible away from their full force. A very pleasant stay in a well-equipped apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location and amazing place!

  • 4 of 5

Overall thought the layout, location, views and space were fantastic. Close to everything and having the grocery store right next door made stocking the frig very convenient. Doorman was knowledgable and helpful....9th floor amenities (track, gym, pool, etc) was used daily and great to have onsite.

Only disappointment was how a situation was handled by the owners. On our last night, we were notified that there was a water problem in the building and the water would be shut off from 11pm to 3am. Completely not the fault of the owners and appreciated the heads up. However when we all woke at 6am to take showers to prepare for meetings and mandatory 10am checkout, there was no water in the showers and only cold water coming from the sinks. After 2 phone calls to the owner, finally received a text back that the building was working on it...and a reminder we had to be out by 10am. There was still no hot water by 9am and no concession by the owners to allow a bit later check out to accommodate the hassle of washing our hair in the sink or going down to the 9th floor to use a shower that finally began working. Additionally we had one of our folks drop off the keys downstairs at 10:15 am...but I received a text at 10:20 from the owners reminding me yet again that the check out is 10am and he had to get out now. Not a great finish to a fantastic location.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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awesome place!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay. Great location! The host was very detailed and ensured that we enjoyed our stay. This penthouse has exceptional views and was a great choice. I will definitely stay here again.

Thanks!!!

Bill R

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
O'Hare
Nearest Train
Red Line
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Oak Street Beach
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Near North Side, Illinois

Rental Basis:
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
26 Feb 2017 - 5 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$685
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A$735
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
6 Mar 2017 - 9 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$771
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A$770
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
10 Mar 2017 - 14 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$692
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A$970
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
15 Mar 2017 - 20 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,052
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A$1,243
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
21 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$930
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A$930
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
25 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$861
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A$924
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
29 Mar 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$961
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A$1,082
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
2 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,154
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A$1,248
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
8 Apr 2017 - 2 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$993
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A$1,123
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
3 May 2017 - 6 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,232
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A$1,446
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
7 May 2017 - 16 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,142
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A$1,225
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
17 May 2017 - 23 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,362
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A$1,698
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24 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,323
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A$1,523
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
28 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,173
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A$1,173
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
1 Jun 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,851
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A$2,465
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
5 Jun 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,428
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A$1,427
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
9 Jun 2017 - 12 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,334
From
A$1,487
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SPECIAL
13 Jun 2017 - 14 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$1,039
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A$1,039
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
15 Jun 2017 - 20 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,121
From
A$1,195
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
21 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,547
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A$1,672
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25 Jun 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,365
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A$1,365
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
29 Jun 2017 - 3 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,675
From
A$1,804
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
4 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,410
From
A$1,543
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
8 Jul 2017 - 11 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,297
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A$1,440
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
12 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,542
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A$1,595
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
16 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,340
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A$1,513
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,313
From
A$1,635
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
26 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,473
From
A$1,516
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
30 Jul 2017 - 2 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,552
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A$1,551
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
3 Aug 2017 - 6 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,862
From
A$2,158
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
7 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,330
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A$1,330
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
11 Aug 2017 - 15 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,355
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A$1,579
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
16 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,576
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A$1,682
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
20 Aug 2017 - 23 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,346
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A$1,346
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
24 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,268
From
A$1,492
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
2 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,254
From
A$1,607
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
8 Sep 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,208
From
A$1,412
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
12 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,295
From
A$1,291
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
16 Sep 2017 - 10 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,154
From
A$1,223
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
11 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,229
From
A$1,290
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
19 Nov 2017 - 22 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,141
From
A$1,141
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
23 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,142
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A$1,284
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
27 Nov 2017 - 2 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,349
From
A$1,112
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
3 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,076
From
A$1,141
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
27 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,263
From
A$1,223
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
1 Jan 2018 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$1,086
From
A$1,275
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
6 Jan 2018 - 13 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$1,082
From
A$1,120
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
A$1,169
From
A$1,329
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$845
Cleaning A$234
Tax Rate 17.4%

Limited DISCOUNTED parking is available at $34/day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Near North Side, Illinois

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 55
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Shampoo, Body Wash, Conditioner and paper products supplied
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Shampoo, Body Wash, Conditioner and paper products
  • Each Bathroom has a hairdryer,Q-tips and make-up pads.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1000 count Egyptian Cotton Sheet.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 1000 Count Egyptian cotton sheets
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 1000 Count Egyptian cotton sheets
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sofa bed/futon , Pull out 'AeroBed' very comfortable.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa 'AeroBed' (1) Bedroom's have TV's and IDocks
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 40 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam Shower
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
50,000 sq. ft amenity level