Located in southwest suburban Burr Ridge, Crowne Plaza Chicago SW is a completely refurbished hotel that offers elegant lodging and an abundance of nearby activities

Re-opened in summer of 2017, Crowne Plaza features 123 upscale rooms that provide premium bedding with soft pillows and custom linens, Wi-Fi, in-room coffee and dining, refrigerator, USB ports, spacious work areas and in some suites, soothing Jacuzzi tubs. Each room has 12 outlets, enabling electronic devices to stay fully charged.

Crowne Plaza resides a short distance from a multitude of Burr Ridge shops and restaurants. Upscale clothing stores like Chico’s, J.Jill, Soma and Loft will entice, while restaurants like Capri Ristorante, Dao Sushi, Thai and Hibachi Restaurant, Eddie Merlot’s and Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant will satiate hunger pangs. Guests who don’t want to stray from the premises can enjoy distinctive American fare inside the hotel at Sip & Savor restaurant, which is open for breakfast and dinner.

Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace presents Broadway shows, while nearby Brookfield Zoo is a family favorite and contains 450 species of animals across 216 acres. Relaxation awaits at Kohler Waters Spa in Burr Ridge, which features a 25-foot whirlpool with a cascading waterfall, steam room and sauna and three distinctive shower experiences. Guests looking to play golf can visit Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in nearby Lemont, where they can compete on a course that has been dubbed one of the 100 best in the country. Crowne Plaza also resides near numerous parks, like Harvester Park, which encompasses 37 acres, including 17 acres of wetlands containing trails, fishing docks, a pond and observation points. Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in nearby Darien features 2,492 acres of prairies, savannas and woodlands that contain 740 native plant species and more than 300 species of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles.

Situated less than 15 miles from O’Hare Airport and 10 miles from Midway Airport, Crowne Plaza is easily accessible (located directly off Interstate 55, 30 minutes from downtown Chicago). Crowne Plaza supplies free parking, including complimentary bus parking and provides free shuttle service within a three-mile radius.

Crowne Plaza features 6,500 square feet of gathering space across three rooms, including a 4,000-square-foot ballroom. Guests can stay active in the hotel’s fitness center and relax in the indoor pool.

Crowne Plaza Chicago SW-Burr Ridge Quick Facts:

Rooms: 123, including 58 kings, 53 double doubles, 9 special-needs rooms and 3 suites.

Banquet space: 4 rooms totaling 6,500 square feet of space. The Grand Ballroom is 4,000 square feet while other rooms include the Aria Ballroom, Boardroom and Hospitality Suite.

Amenities: Gym featuring treadmill, elliptical machines, free weights and a stationary bicycle; indoor swimming pool; 24-hour business center with fax and printing services; restaurant serving American fare and lounge; free Wi-Fi; in-room coffee and dining and a 24-hour snack shop.

Group perks: Groups receive a special rates for both guestrooms and breakfast.

Contact info: Crowne Plaza Burr Ridge, 300 South Frontage Road, Burr Ridge, Illinois. Michelle D’Andrea, Director of Sales and Marketing. 630-601-7548, mdandrea@cpchicagosw.com, www.cpchicagosw.com.

Nearby: Crowne Plaza is less than a five-minute drive from the Burr Ridge Village Center, which offers the best shopping in the village. This complex contains 195,000 square feet of stores and restaurants. The hotel is also a short drive from Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace, Brookfield Zoo, Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont, Camp Bullfrog Lake in Willow Springs and Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien.

Location: The hotel is located less than 15 miles from O’Hare Airport and 10 miles from Midway Airport in Burr Ridge, Illinois, and resides directly off Interstate 55, 30 minutes from downtown Chicago.