The Neighborhood Hotel team delights in the collision between new and old. We love preserving and honoring the history of each hotel’s original building before/after the renovation process. We also appreciate being close to other forms of restoration/preservation taking place in Southwest Michigan and Northwest Indiana (near The Neighborhood Hotel Grand Beach and The Neighborhood… Continue reading Neighbor Spotlight: THE INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK
Film buff or not, you’ve probably seen and loved Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – especially if you’re an 80’s baby. It’s one of the most celebrated films for so many reason. For the film’s Director, John Hughes, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1985) was a “love letter” to his hometown of Chicago. He said, “I really… Continue reading GUIDE TO CHICAGO, BUELLER STYLE
WE’RE ALL ABOUT A GREAT DRIVE. ONE THAT’S FILLED WITH PLENTY OF CAR SNACKS, AN EPIC PLAYLIST AND FANTASTIC PIT STOPS. IT’S IMPORTANT TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TRIP AND EXPLORE GREAT CULTURE AND FOOD ALONG THE WAY. PLUS, WE LOVE A TRIP THAT ENDS W/ COMFORTABLE, FUN LODGING @ THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL!… Continue reading BEST ROAD TRIPS: DETROIT TO CHICAGO
We love and appreciate the progression of time as we move through this increasingly modern, high tech world. We also find comfort in the old, the familiar. There are places scattered throughout the city that truly feel like Chicago from back in the day. Despite all of the changes throughout the decades, some institutions have… Continue reading WHERE TO FIND OLD CHICAGO
You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Planning a vacation should be efficient and fun, so we’ve compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions to make things easy! If you need more info, please email us OR go for it and book now! LINCOLN PARK WHAT IS THE PARKING SITUATION? There isn’t parking… Continue reading THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL FAQs
CHEERS TO 2024! CHECK OUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL’S “TO DO” LIST AS WE DELVE INTO THE NEW YEAR… YES, IT’S DRIVEN BY THE 5 SENSES [WE LOVE A THEME]! SEE 1. City on Fire: Chicago 1871 @ theChicago History Museum. The History Museum is great for everyone — lots of fun facts about Chicago, cool… Continue reading Fun Things to do in Chicago in 2024!
Fun things happen @ The Neighborhood Hotel! SPOTLIGHT ON: UI HEALTH AWARD RECIPIENTS’ WEEKEND @ THE [BRAND NEW] NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL LITTLE ITALY! The Neighborhood Hotel Little Italy hosted UI Health award recipients and their guests. Everyone enjoyed a few nights at the very fresh hotel & had a blast celebrating and relaxing with their family… Continue reading UI HEALTH + THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL
The Neighborhood Hotel Little Italy is in the running to win USA Today’s Best New Hotel Award! Please vote here once per day until voting ends on December 25th @ 12pm ET! USA Today’s panel of travel experts nominated their favorite hotel openings of the last year which features an impressive lineup of hotels throughout the country. “This is a… Continue reading VOTE EVERYDAY, IT’S THE CHICAGO WAY!
Thank you for: wearing our hats/rocking our swag, liking our social media posts, forwarding our e-blasts to friends, booking rooms —the list goes on. We’re very grateful as we continue to grow our brand and you, our guests, are vital to our success. Last year, we donated 5% of Lincoln Park’s December revenue to Lurie Children’s… Continue reading HOPE CHICAGO x THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL
The Neighborhood Hotel is truly dedicated to comfort in all forms. Charmin Ultra Soft is the exclusive toilet paper that guests will find in the bathroom of every suite across all four [soon to be five] locations throughout Southwest Michigan and the city of Chicago. The Neighborhood Hotel locations [Grand Beach, MI, New Buffalo, MI &… Continue reading THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL + CHARMIN ULTRA SOFT
Our common spaces are ideal for group gatherings while smaller nooks & suites offer plenty of quiet, restful options. Introvert? Extrovert? Do you: Dive right in or hang back in a group setting? People generally fall into one of these categories. It’s said that introverts feel energized after some alone time while extroverts feel recharged… Continue reading BALANCE + HARMONY
Need a place to stay as you celebrate someone’s BIG day? We’ve got you. The Neighborhood Hotel has two locations in Southwest Michigan. The Neighborhood Hotel Grand Beach is your escape. This is a place where nature’s bounty is celebrated and pure comfort is prioritized. Imagine beginning your day with sounds of nature, coffee by… Continue reading CALLING ALL WEDDING GUESTS: STAY WITH US IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN!
Savoring the present is important — just stay is one of our mottos. But let’s [for a moment] jump ahead a few months and get excited about the holidays! …Holidays = [mostly] joy + laughter with family & friends. But, let’s be honest, does your house ever feel a little too cozy? i.e. you love your… Continue reading THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL + HOLIDAY OVERFLOW
The Neighborhood Hotel team loves our [far from perfect] city. Our annual goal is to increase our support of organizations throughout Chicago. Every December, we donate a percentage of our profits to a charity. In December 2022, we partnered with the Louis L. Valentine Boys & Girls Club of Chicago located in Bridgeport, just a… Continue reading THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL + CHARITY
Chicago really SHOWS UP for Halloween. It’s a fun day to hit the streets of Chicago – the energy is buzzing! While we don’t “dress up” The Neighborhood Hotel, this season reminds us to look “into” our buildings as they literally have stories ingrained in the walls — kind of a, “if these walls could… Continue reading IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK👻
We’re all about THE location + a GREAT education! The Neighborhood Hotel Little Italy is situated less than a mile from the University of Illinois Chicago, therefore filling a hole in the world of accommodations near the university. “Students and their families, adjunct professors, prospective students, visiting sports fans, etc. need a place to stay that’s super close to UIC… Continue reading BEST HOTEL NEAR UIC
Most people can relate to the excitement of when their city is featured on the big screen. It’s personal, nostalgic, cool and spurs lots of conversation along the lines of: -You’d never take LSD to the Western Suburbs. or -That Chicago accent is fake [it’s ahhhn the lake not awhn the lake]. To more positive… Continue reading HEY, NEIGHBOR: CINESPACE STUDIOS!
We’re all about THE location. The Neighborhood Hotel Little Italy is situated within a half mile from UI Health and Rush Hospital, therefore filling a hole in the world of accommodations near the hospitals. “Doctors, nurses/travel nurses, medical professionals, patients and their families need a place to stay that’s super close to the hospital(s) but also a… Continue reading HEY, NEIGHBOR: RUSH HOSPITAL!
The Neighborhood Hotel team is all about the location. Our Lincoln Park hotel is ideally situated on Clark Street, within minutes of the lake, several cultural institutions, Wrigley Field, The LP Zoo and maybe the most important thing: FOOD. Good food. Not just good but classic, historically significant Chicago eats. Let’s start with what’s directly… Continue reading THE BEST CLASSIC, DELICIOUS, CHICAGO FOOD
It’s often said that a family vacation isn’t so much a vacation but a trip. We get that— it’s a lot managing trains, planes and automobiles with small children – transitions are hard. Experts say the stress/hassle is worth it as travel expands a kid’s world, making them more empathetic and adaptable humans. Travel + Leisure Magazine featured… Continue reading TRAVELING WITH KIDS: WHY IT’S GREAT FOR THEM
Most Chicagoans live for summer yet stay for the seasons. A majestic beauty falls over the city during the transitions from cold to chilly, hot to crisp. The striking green canopy of trees throughout Lincoln Park fades to blissful autumn colors that leave a satisfying crunch beneath your feet. The first winter snow brings a hush… Continue reading BEST FALL + WINTER ACTIVITIES IN LINCOLN PARK, CHICAGO
Winter in Southwest Michigan is magical. It’s peaceful, beautiful and lots of fun. Escape to The Neighborhood Hotel Grand Beach or New Buffalo where you’ll find the perfect balance between cozy, indoor hangs and exciting outdoor activities! As Alfred Wainwright says: “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.” Bring your warmest parka and… Continue reading FUN WINTER ACTIVITIES IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN
The Stray Dog // 245 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117 The Stray Dog is a classic New Buffalo restaurant. It’s both family-friendly and lively, making it great for ALL foodies. Don’t miss the tacos — salads, sandwiches – the 1/2 pound burgers are solid too. Need some swag? Check out the gear shop… Continue reading BEST DINNER OPTIONS IN NEW BUFFALO, MICHIGAN
We love a good party, celebration, gathering of any kind. From hotel openings to pop-up dinners, we often bask in the good life. Our most recent cause for celebration: hiring our new head of finance & investment management, Jimmy Georgantas! Instead of a team welcome lunch or dinner [which Jimmy G. fully deserves], we decided… Continue reading COMMUNITY LOVE + SUPPORT
INTRODUCING ONE OF OUR MOST BEAUTIFUL PARTNERSHIPS YET… CUSTOM THROW BLANKETS FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD LITTLE ITALY x THE WEAVING MILL! All 35 suites @ our newest location [in the heart of Little Italy] will feature these special throw blankets designed by Emily Winter and her Weaving Mill team. The Weaving Mill is an artist-run industrial… Continue reading THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL + THE WEAVING MILL COLLAB
con·ven·ient adjective situated so as to allow easy access to. ac·cess noun a means of approaching or entering a place. Our thoughtful location allows guests to bask in nature, enjoy a five minute walk to the beach and gather with family and friends on site while easily accessing all of the awesome nearby towns. Minutes… Continue reading FUN IN GRAND BEACH, MI: RESTAURANTS, HOTEL & ACTIVITIES
Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer! What’s up this Fall in Harbor Country? Besides cozy campfires at The Neighborhood Hotel Grand Beach and dynamite bbq’s in New Buffalo!? We’ve got dreamy fall/winter happenings @ both locations. . Brilliant Fall Color Hikes Galien River County Park // 17424 Red Arrow Hwy, New Buffalo, MI Climb the 60 foot tower and… Continue reading BEST FALL ACTIVITIES IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN!
The Neighborhood Hotel Lincoln Park is the ultimate place to explore all that the neighborhood has to offer! Checkout our recommendations in the neighborhood + surrounding area.
If you and your group are looking for event space at The Neighborhood Hotel booking the whole house might be right for you. Our Little Italy location has 35 suites that can sleep a total of 138 people. Additionally, each suite has a fully equipped kitchen giving you the option to either make your own food, hire a local chef or choose from a large list of great event spaces in the Little Italy neighborhood. Below are our best choices for your event!
The Neighborhood Hotel Fulton Market @ 801 W. Madison [formerly, the Mid-City Trust & Savings Bank], is where grandeur and the vibrant energy of 1920’s Chicago intertwine with thoughtful, modern comfort. Your stay begins with ethereal beauty as the lobby’s marble pillars give way to a vast ceiling. The curvaceous terra-cotta staircase invites you to… Continue reading HISTORY LESSON: THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL FULTON MARKET
The Neighborhood Hotel Lincoln Park provides travelers with a well-equipped, comfortably designed basecamp to nurture and inspire city exploration. Upon arrival, the vintage staircase provides your first adventure: the short trek up to your luxuriously humble abode. Imagine beginning your Saturday with a walk to the Farmer’s Market followed by an evening that ends with… Continue reading SPOTLIGHT ON A HAPPY GUEST’S REVIEW @ THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL LINCOLN PARK
con·ven·ient (adjective): situated so as to allow easy access to. ac·cess (noun): a means of approaching or entering a place. These two words, access and convenience, seem to perfectly define The Neighborhood Hotel Little Italy. Our prime location grants guests seamless access to the immediate neighborhood’s vibrant offerings, allowing them to effortlessly explore and connect… Continue reading FUN THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO’S LITTLE ITALY
BOOK YOUR NEXT CORPORATE RETREAT @ THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOTEL GRAND BEACH! THE GREAT ESCAPE: OUT OF OFFICE, WITH THE OFFICE BUSINESS • LIFESTYLE • CREATIVE • BRAND The Neighborhood Hotel Grand Beach is the ultimate spot for any kind of group get away! It’s campy-cool, immersed in nature yet complete with the comforts of a well-appointed… Continue reading THE BEST CORPORATE RETREAT IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN!