Hotel Decor Inspiration in Chicago: Camp Hello Lovely {Part 2}

Today I’m sharing a few more glimpses

of our urban chic camping trip in Chi-town.
Part 1 is here.

Some particulars we loved about the Waldorf Astoria:

*The architectural wonder of the hotel designed by Lucien Lagrange.

(Limestone, zinc clad mansard roofs, wrought iron balconies…)


*The luxurious on site Elysian spa.

(The saline pool will leave your skin soft, and do prepare yourself

for the best rainhead shower EVER if like us, you get ready here.)


*The incredible location surrounded by great dining.

(We left the Gold Coast for the rooftop of Pegasus in Greek Town

where we sampled  crab cakes, flaming saganaki, chicken brochettes,

grilled shrimp, and of course, gyro yum.)


*Amazing accomodations including Vi-spring beds, fireplace, and soaking tub.

(I booked a room at a great pre-paid rate then requested an upgrade.)

*Fabulous shopping right outside the door.

(BHLDN is steps away and will have you sighing.)

In this rendering, you can see the hotel’s

uniquely designed motor court.

You feel as though you have arrived in France.

* * *

One more thing.

Ours was a reasonably priced getaway since

we shared the cost of a room, traveled in one car

(use the valet service, you won’t regret it!)

and enjoyed casual dining!

Ready to camp hello lovely style?

Peace to you right where you are.

michele

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17 Comments

  1. July 6, 2012 / 1:30 am

    OMG 4 seriously gorgeous blonde bombshells!!!!!!!!! LOVE this post and love all the white going on…so chic and fabulous! What a fun fun weekend in such a beautiful setting, you know how to "glamp" in such style…..is there room for a 5th blonde? ๐Ÿ™‚ Love the highlights from what looks like a perfect weekend!!

  2. July 6, 2012 / 2:59 am

    fantastic place, YES. but what i want to know is how you blonde and gorgeous gals get such beautiful hair color?? wowza, y'all are so pretty!

  3. July 6, 2012 / 3:24 am

    a tan always makes the hair color look better. us 3 light blondes are natural blondes with highlights and that gorgeous brunette is all natural with the best swedish genes!

  4. July 6, 2012 / 10:25 am

    Looks just perfect, I wouldnยดt mind..! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. July 6, 2012 / 2:33 pm

    Ha! Look at all you blondies lookin so cute, and eating good, and all in your white terry cloth robes. Looks like such a fun trip. The food looks insanely fabulous too. Pretty clever to book ahead, and then request an upgrade… Plus, you made it affordable, by sharing! Cool!

    Cindy

  6. July 6, 2012 / 3:42 pm

    I'm ready to camp hello lovely style!! I'm down – my favorite kind of camping!!! Talk about four gorgeous ladies that know how to live well! That's what life is all about – creating wonderful memories with people we love!!

    Much love to you pretty lady!
    Des

  7. July 6, 2012 / 9:35 pm

    Now that is what I call my style of camping!! What a wonderful experience to share with close friends. Don't you just love being a girl?! xo Kathysue

  8. July 6, 2012 / 11:07 pm

    Now that is my kind of camping! I love it and you all look like you are having an absolute blast – how wonderful!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. July 7, 2012 / 2:53 am

    I know now the kind of camping I'd like. You all are glowing with happiness!!! I think a similar camping needs to be had in this part of the world. ๐Ÿ˜›

  10. July 7, 2012 / 7:07 pm

    wow! not one comment telling me to go to h because this is not camping at all! i think i'm just too old now for insect bites, poison ivy, and sleeping on the ground. but i totally honor the outdoorswoman who digs it!

    ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. July 8, 2012 / 7:27 pm

    Beautiful hotel and spa! Have a nice trip:-)

  12. July 9, 2012 / 4:05 pm

    I am going before Tina!!!! (: You need a brunette to mix it up a little!!!!

    Just envious over here….

    Looks like you had soooo much fun.

    And yes stunning you all are!

    oxox, Mon

  13. July 12, 2012 / 10:12 pm

    How fun is this! Great idea — and definitely my style of camping.

  14. July 13, 2012 / 6:32 pm

    Looks like an AMAZING trip and goodness, you must have all turned some heads with 4 blonde bombshells in tow!! Think you may need a redhead to mix it up a bit (hint hint) ๐Ÿ˜‰ Love your pics, totally my style of camping! xxx

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