OAK BROOK, Ill. and McLEAN, Va.—Hilton Hotels & Resorts has announced the official opening of Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center, formerly Oak Brook Hills Resort. Nestled in the upscale suburb of Oak Brook, Ill., the 150-acre estate is home to Audubon certified 18-hole championship Willow Crest Golf Course and other premier amenities. It’s situated just 30 minutes outside of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport.
“As Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to meet the needs of today’s business and leisure travelers, we are proud to welcome Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center to our portfolio of more than 550 hotels worldwide,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide. “With a championship golf course and tented pavilion for business events, to our pet-friendly accommodations and casual eateries for families, we look forward to setting the stage for our guests to create memorable experiences while visiting this leading Midwest destination.”
The scenic resort is home to 386 guestrooms, including 39 suites that offer a residential feel with views of the golf course. Guestroom amenities include HDTVs, WiFi, large work areas, ergonomic work chairs, two 2-line speaker phones, and in-room coffee makers. For fitness and recreational convenience, guests have access to the golf course, a 24-hour fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools with whirlpools and saunas, billiard tables, game rooms, as well as tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts. Guests can also explore nearby attractions including the Brookfield Zoo, Morton Arboretum, Chicagoland Speedway, and Oak Brook Shopping Center.
Featuring 36 meeting venues throughout more than 42,500 square feet of exhibition space, Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center offers all the amenities of a resort while providing convenience for business conference needs. From a tiered amphitheater seating 145 attendees to a 13,000 square foot Grand Ballroom holding 1,500 guests, the property is an ideal venue for small and large business meetings, conferences, weddings, retreats, banquets, and other social events.
Dining options include The Grille, which serves local meats and cheeses, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and flatbreads; the relaxed Windows Restaurant; and the Lobby Café, which offers variety of snacks and beverages, including Starbucks. Guests looking to enjoy a cocktail can visit the Lobby Bar. Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center also provides guests with a room service menu.
“We are excited to join the Hilton Worldwide portfolio and extend the brand’s world-renowned hospitality. Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center is designed to provide premier accommodations for corporate travelers looking for business-friendly amenities as well as families and leisure travelers looking for a little extra space right outside of Chicago,” said Stefan Mühle, general manager, Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center. “Whether our guests are planning large conferences or escaping to a tranquil resort, we look forward to providing exceptional experiences with our state-of-the-art facilities.”
The hotel is operated by Chicago-based Portfolio Hotels & Resorts, under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide.