Northmere the SRO Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chicago
... a bottle of Oyster Bay Pinot Noir to say thanks. After the that it was off to FedEx to get the documents packaged up and sent to NZ. A shade under US$95 would get them to Auckland by Monday. Job done, it meant Nay could relax a bit as this ongoing saga has cost a lot of money, caused a lot of stress and a ridiculous amount of lost sleep!
Onward to Wrigley Field, just a quick bus ride away and we met with some of Mike’s Friends at the Irish Oak pub right ...
... in time to watch the Arsenal game on TV. This also meant I had time to pack my bags and head to Brunch before my afternoon flight. So, a return to Sunda it was. This time I was finally going to sample the behemoth of Bloodies. A cocktail so gluttonous it could only exist in America - 'The Sumo Mary'. Sitting at the bar my waitress first gave me a plate, a knife and fork and a set of chopsticks. Unusual for a cocktail. Fifteen minutes later it landed at my seat like an atom bomb. ...
I can't believe that today is the day we leave for Ireland! I have been waiting for this trip for two years and now it's finally here! After slightly freaking out about my bag potentially being overweight and having the uneasy feeling of forgetting something, I finally just let it all go and decided that worrying about it wasn't necessary. Within five minutes of arriving ...
... stop while the boats get let through. Jonty has an amazing view with balcony's looking out to Michigan lake/Navy pier on one side and the city/river on the other. After watching the bridges rise to let the boats in off the lake we wrapped up (I borrowed one of his wife Theresa's coats) and headed down to Navy pier. It was pretty touristy but that's what we're here to do! It was really windy and cold on the pier so snapped a few photos with the ...
We had a short "rinse" at Tulsa Airport before we took off as we had a bit of frost collected. It was an uneventful flight and we landed in Chicago where it is a bit cooler! Most all have gotten a bite to eat and/or drink and we are at the gate just relaxing until we board (about an hour and a half.) We will check back in as soon as we can from Beijing. Happy St Patricks ...
Other places to stay in Chicago
Magnificent Mile, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $172
- VERY NICE HOTEL
- Pleasantly Surprised
- Avoid this hotel!
The Loop, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $197
- Top Notch Hotel
- Nice hotel & great location
- Mixed review
The Loop, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Enjoyable Stay
- Would stay here again!
- Whats all the hoopla
Streeterville, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $195
- Great Free Breakfast & Happy Hour!
- Exactly what we needed
- Are you kidding? This place is super-fabulous-great-terrific
The Loop, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Cool Hotel
- Sleek decor but need to work out the kinks
- Some things to keep in mind....
Gold Coast, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- Better than Home
- Millenium Knickerbocker
- Not again here either
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $155
- Allerton Chicago!
- Great Hotel
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $217
- Great hotel
- Loved the Wyndham!
- Great location, Great Room
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Weekend getaway
- Loved It
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Heavenly Bed IS heavenly
- Fabulous Location...Room a Little Small
- Exquisite corner room view of the Mag Mile!!!
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $213
- GREAT BEDS!!
- Best night's sleep in town!
- Breakaway Offer
The Loop, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $206
- Nice staff-terribly trained
- Very nice hotel; I was pleased
- Have to check it out!
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $195
- A pleasant and upbeat experience
- James was OK, but not fantastic
- Great Hotel, Great Location
Loop, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $190
- Some great views.
- Hotel 71 rocks!
- Potential but not a four star.
River North, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Great View
- Don't go for the pool
- Excellent! I Highly Recommend!
The Loop, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $162
- Nothing Spectacular
- Great Chicago Lodging
- Fantastic hotel! Great rates!
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $203
- Good service hit and miss
- Stay some where eles!!!
- Very Hip W
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $163
The Loop, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- We Will Definitly return!
- A room with NO BED????????
- Not up to par
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $197
- I Will Never Stay Anywhere Else!
- Wonderful food, great design and atmosphere
- Great bathrooms
The Loop, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $208
- Fantastic Fourth
- Shocking experience!
- Wonderful getaway at the Fairmont
The Loop, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Creepy, creepy, creepy
- Made our stay in Chicago wonderful.
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $184
- They ruined Mothers Day!
- Loved The Drake!
- Loved the Drake
Magnificent Mile, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $209
- Excellent Hotel
- A great hotel.
Central Chicago, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Worst Hotel Ever Experienced
- ***BEWARE*** Choose another hotel in Chicago
- Holiday Inn Chicago
O'Hare Airport, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Great hotel!!!
- Another soulless Hilton
- Mixed feelings...