Waldorf Astoria Chicago Adds Exclusive Bedside Reading® Amenity
CHICAGO - The prestigious award-winning Waldorf Astoria Chicago announces today the launch of a new guest offering, Bedside Reading®, an exclusive and unique hotel amenity that places books by the bedsides in five-star and boutique hotels in the U.S. In partnership with Bedside Reading®, guests of Waldorf Astoria Chicago will enjoy a selection of complimentary vetted and curated books, including bestsellers, newly discovered authors from major publishers, as well as independent publishers beginning this February. Guest suites and rooms in Bedside Reading® participating hotels are stocked with exclusively curated titles that guests may enjoy and add to their personal libraries or leave for the next traveler. The titles are renewed each month, keeping up with titles and authors sure to add enjoyment to the guest’s holiday or business trip.
The February 2019 title selections provide guests the opportunity to unplug with some of the most highly anticipated books of the season. Books this month at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago are “Every Note Played” by Lisa Genova and “The Silhouette Girl” by V.C. Andrews.
“We are thrilled to be the first hotel in Chicago to partner with Bedside Reading® to offer guests complimentary access to critically acclaimed literature that they can enjoy not only during their stay with us, but once they return home,” said Todd Temperly, general manager of the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. “We are always striving to inspire our guests and leave them with unforgettable experiences. An unexpected great read can make a guest’s stay even better.”
The 215-room hotel offers Parisian-inspired elegance in downtown's Gold Coast neighborhood. An urban sanctuary, the hotel offers easy access to all the city has to offer. Expansive guest rooms and suites feature private terraces, fireplaces, white Carrara marble bathrooms with soaking tubs, separate showers and vanities with inset LCD televisions, lavish bath amenities and plush terry cloth bathrobes. Wi-Fi is complimentary in all guest rooms. Guests can enjoy 24-hour in-room dining, laundry and dry cleaning services, complimentary use of hotel courtesy car to destinations within 2-mile radius of hotel and valet parking onsite.
“We are excited to welcome Waldorf Astoria Chicago to our line-up of exclusive hotel partners,” said Jane Ubell-Meyer, founder of Bedside Reading®. “Guests are always looking for deeper and more meaningful experiences when they travel and we hope they will pick up a book, unplug and get lost in a great story.”
To book a reservation at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, please visit www.waldorfastoriachicagohotel.com or call (312) 646-1300.
About the Waldorf Astoria Chicago
The Waldorf Astoria Chicago is a 60-story hotel and residence designed by architect Lucien Lagrange emulating the grand hotels of Paris in the 1920s and is located in the historic Gold Coast neighborhood adjacent to the most exclusive shops, restaurants, nightlife, recreation/beach, and businesses. Through innovations in service and technology, the 215-room hotel creates an energetic and fashion forward luxury experience complete with an award-winning 14,000 square-foot spa & health club; Margeaux Brasserie and Petit Margeaux, along with 24-hour in-room dining; nearly 8,000 square feet of meeting, private dining, and event space inclusive of the cobblestone courtyard. To explore the Waldorf Astoria Chicago, please visit www.waldorfastoriachicagohotel.com or call (312) 646-1300. Follow on social media at www.instagram.com/wachicago/, www.facebook.com/WaldorfAstoriaChicago, and twitter.com/Waldorf_Chicago
About Bedside Reading
Founded in 2017, the Bedside Reading® program partners with the world's leading publishers including Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, as well as many others and independent publishers and authors. Our goal for our authors is to help advance and expand their fanbase by introducing their books to new readers and influencers. The company's mission is to provide hotels with an extraordinary amenity that enhances their guests’ hotel experience, value and loyalty. We hope in these overly stimulating times hotel guests will take the opportunity to unplug and delve into the world of words. Bedside Reading can be found at some of the most sought after hotel resorts and destinations in North America. Coming in 2019: Hotel Partners in Toronto and London.
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About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of more than 30 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio, including 15 properties either open or in development, that provide the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and legendary service of Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience Waldorf Astoria by booking at www.waldorfastoria.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/waldorfastoria, and follow Waldorf Astoria on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
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