A Beacon For
The Curious Traveler
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L7 Chicago by Lotte

Journey for Inspiration

We welcome the curious. The dreamers and doers who deviate from the plan, forge a new path, and see the world through a different lens. Rooted in the traditions of Korean hospitality, L7 CHICAGO BY LOTTE is clever yet cultured – a clarion call to travelers who seek not just a hotel but a million new ways to explore and experience the world.

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L7 Playlist

L7 Playlist

Tune in to our curated playlists on Spotify – because every journey is better with a great soundtrack.

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Refreshing Arrival Towel

Refreshing Arrival Towel

The warmest welcome awaits, complete with a refreshing hot or cold hand towel, a gesture of appreciation that dates back centuries.

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24/L7 Krave Station

24/L7 Krave Station

Visit the 24/L7 Krave Station and enjoy complimentary coffee and espresso drinks, hot tea, filtered water, and thoughtful snacks at various times throughout the day.

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Worry-Free Water

Worry-Free Water

Fresh-filtered H20 is on tap in every guest room and suite, thanks to top-of-the-line water filtration systems built into every faucet.

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Breathe Better

Breathe Better

Our guest rooms and suites are furnished with state-of-the-art Molekule air purification systems, so you can breathe better day and night.

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Curated Art Program

Curated Art Program

Explore a collection of contemporary works by Chicago artists incorporating local Chicago culture and traditional Korean art with a modern twist.

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In-Room Wellness Essentials

In-Room Wellness Essentials

Yoga mats, stretch bands, and light weights are just a few of our “on loan” essentials, so you can stay fit and focused without missing a beat.

Rooms With A View

Warm hospitality and unique local culture come together to create inspired experiences in our freshly renovated guest rooms and suites.

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Rooms With A View

Warm hospitality and unique local culture come together to create inspired experiences in our freshly renovated guest rooms and suites.

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Introducing Perilla Korean American Steakhouse

Score a seat at the chef’s counter or settle in at a grill table to savor the bold flavors of PERILLA korean american steakhouse, chef Andrew Lim’s latest addition to the Chicago dining scene.

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Location At Ease in Chicago’s Epicenter

Overlooking the Chicago River in the downtown Loop, L7 CHICAGO is located minutes from many of the city’s most sought-after attractions, including the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Navy Pier.

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1912

Our beautiful 14-story highrise dates back more than a century. Constructed in 1912, it was the headquarters of D.B. Fisk Co., the largest wholesale millinery in the country.

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1912 - 1932

The company’s trademark “Fiskhat” was manufactured and marketed here until 1932, when the Great Depression forced the company to downsize.

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1950s - late 1990s

The building became home to the Oxford House Hotel, “Chicago’s downtown motor hotel.”

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1999

Kimpton acquires the building from Oxford House and converts it into the trendy Hotel Monaco.

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2024

Lotte Hotels & Resorts acquires the Hotel Monaco and reopens it as L7 CHICAGO, its first
L7-branded property in North America. A “ghost sign” on the back of the building, visible from E. Wacker Place, reads, “D. B. Fisk & Co.: MANUFACTURE & IMPORTERS OF WHOLESALE MILLINERY.”

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