Eye on the World: Hard Rock Chicago

written by | Posted on October 23rd, 2012

A big cozy bed and plenty of open space in our suite at the Hard Rock Chicago.

A big cozy bed and plenty of open space in our suite at the Hard Rock Chicago.

Glitzy, glamorous Chicago: Picture a mob boss gazing out the window, smoking his cigar, and a chaise longue decorated by a stylish flapper or two. That's what we imagined!

Glitzy, glamorous Chicago: Picture a mob boss gazing out the window, smoking his cigar, and a chaise longue decorated by a stylish flapper or two. That's what we imagined!

Those clients with business to attend to will at least enjoy incredible views from their work desk...

Those clients with business to attend to will at least enjoy incredible views from their work desk...

....views like this. Wow.

....views like this. Wow.

Each floor of the Hard Rock Chicago features a memorabilia collection from a different artist. We were lucky enough to fall asleep with The Who's lyrics running though our ears.

Each floor of the Hard Rock Chicago features a memorabilia collection from a different artist. We were lucky enough to fall asleep with The Who's lyrics running though our ears.

Blake Smith, global music marketing manager, explains Hard Rock's Sound of Your Stay program, which allows guests to check out a Fender guitar or DJ spin set free of charge.

Blake Smith, global music marketing manager, explains Hard Rock's Sound of Your Stay program, which allows guests to check out a Fender guitar or DJ spin set free of charge.

We highly recommend your clients take a riverboat architecture tour. The history your clients will learn about during the tour is second only to the view.

We highly recommend your clients take a riverboat architecture tour. The history your clients will learn about during the tour is second only to the view.

Chicago's famous Marina Towers, known as the Honeycomb Towers, make one of many landmark buildings in the city, seen in various movies, TV shows and videogames.

Chicago's famous Marina Towers, known as the Honeycomb Towers, make one of many landmark buildings in the city, seen in various movies, TV shows and videogames.

Along the river, Chinatown's serene Ping Tom Memorial Park is one of 570 parks managed by the Chicago Park District. Who would have known that a city of so many skyscrapers would also feature the largest park district in the U.S.?

Along the river, Chinatown's serene Ping Tom Memorial Park is one of 570 parks managed by the Chicago Park District. Who would have known that a city of so many skyscrapers would also feature the largest park district in the U.S.?

A glimpse of Chicago's architectural history. We prefer to refer to it as

A glimpse of Chicago's architectural history. We prefer to refer to it as "architectural wanderlust."

A stop in at Hard Rock Cafe Chicago is compulsory. When your clients walk in, have them look up—this guitar art is even more beautiful in person.

A stop in at Hard Rock Cafe Chicago is compulsory. When your clients walk in, have them look up—this guitar art is even more beautiful in person.

Is it pirates yer after?? Walk the planks that make up Navy Pier, one of Chicago's top places to see.

Is it pirates yer after?? Walk the planks that make up Navy Pier, one of Chicago's top places to see.

We love to have fun! Navy Pier offers attractions, shopping, food and entertainment. Win, win, win, win!

We love to have fun! Navy Pier offers attractions, shopping, food and entertainment. Win, win, win, win!

Millennium Park's Crown Fountain features two 50-ft.-tall glass and steel towers, each displaying a new Chicagoan face every five minutes. The faces blink, smile, purse their lips and spout out water fountains at each other.

Millennium Park's Crown Fountain features two 50-ft.-tall glass and steel towers, each displaying a new Chicagoan face every five minutes. The faces blink, smile, purse their lips and spout out water fountains at each other.

Look at those leaves. Chicago offers more than just history and lively entertainment; in addition to these, the city has managed to retain its natural beauty, too.

Look at those leaves. Chicago offers more than just history and lively entertainment; in addition to these, the city has managed to retain its natural beauty, too.

A staple of any visitor's trip to Chicago, The Bean will really make you rethink your perspective.

A staple of any visitor's trip to Chicago, The Bean will really make you rethink your perspective.

Opening any day now at Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, the new restaurant Chuck's Manufacturing features a colorful palette and a staff that's serious about their recommendations.

Opening any day now at Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, the new restaurant Chuck's Manufacturing features a colorful palette and a staff that's serious about their recommendations.

A music vacation in Chicago isn't over until the rockstar sings. If no one's scheduled to play at Millennium Park, another option is to head to The Vic's Theater—that's where we caught up with the Psychedelic Furs. Pretty in Pink, anyone?

A music vacation in Chicago isn't over until the rockstar sings. If no one's scheduled to play at Millennium Park, another option is to head to The Vic's Theater—that's where we caught up with the Psychedelic Furs. Pretty in Pink, anyone?

A big cozy bed and plenty of open space in our suite at the Hard Rock Chicago.Glitzy, glamorous Chicago: Picture a mob boss gazing out the window, smoking his cigar, and a chaise longue decorated by a stylish flapper or two. That's what we imagined!Those clients with business to attend to will at least enjoy incredible views from their work desk.......views like this. Wow.Each floor of the Hard Rock Chicago features a memorabilia collection from a different artist. We were lucky enough to fall asleep with The Who's lyrics running though our ears.Blake Smith, global music marketing manager, explains Hard Rock's Sound of Your Stay program, which allows guests to check out a Fender guitar or DJ spin set free of charge.We highly recommend your clients take a riverboat architecture tour. The history your clients will learn about during the tour is second only to the view.Chicago's famous Marina Towers, known as the Honeycomb Towers, make one of many landmark buildings in the city, seen in various movies, TV shows and videogames.Along the river, Chinatown's serene Ping Tom Memorial Park is one of 570 parks managed by the Chicago Park District. Who would have known that a city of so many skyscrapers would also feature the largest park district in the U.S.?A glimpse of Chicago's architectural history. We prefer to refer to it as "architectural wanderlust."A stop in at Hard Rock Cafe Chicago is compulsory. When your clients walk in, have them look up—this guitar art is even more beautiful in person.Is it pirates yer after?? Walk the planks that make up Navy Pier, one of Chicago's top places to see.We love to have fun! Navy Pier offers attractions, shopping, food and entertainment. Win, win, win, win!Millennium Park's Crown Fountain features two 50-ft.-tall glass and steel towers, each displaying a new Chicagoan face every five minutes. The faces blink, smile, purse their lips and spout out water fountains at each other.Look at those leaves. Chicago offers more than just history and lively entertainment; in addition to these, the city has managed to retain its natural beauty, too.A staple of any visitor's trip to Chicago, The Bean will really make you rethink your perspective.Opening any day now at Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, the new restaurant Chuck's Manufacturing features a colorful palette and a staff that's serious about their recommendations.A music vacation in Chicago isn't over until the rockstar sings. If no one's scheduled to play at Millennium Park, another option is to head to The Vic's Theater—that's where we caught up with the Psychedelic Furs. Pretty in Pink, anyone?