The Talbott Hotel offers business and leisure travelers an effortless guest experience that is a respite from the everyday. It is located on Chicago's Gold Coast, a 5-minute walk from shopping on the Magnificent Mile. Built in 1927 and recently renovated, the 4 star, European-style Talbott Hotel provides everything one expects from large, world-class brands along with everything desirable about an independent boutique hotel-streamlined check-in and check-out, top-of-the-line amenities, a welcoming staff that takes personal pride in delivering unequaled service and behind-the-scenes hotel technologies that ensure guest security and comfort. The hotel has 16 floors of spacious, beautifully appointed guest rooms, expansive suites, and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. Free Wi-Fi access and an iPod docking station are also included in every room at the Talbot Hotel. Their marble bathrooms are stocked with Frette bath linens and premium bath amenities. Bice Ristorante is the hotel's on-site restaurant. It serves Italian cuisine and offers 24-hour room service. Guests at the Talbott receive free access to the Equinox Fitness Club, which includes a pool and a spa and is only a 4-minute walk from the hotel. Both the Historic Water Tower and the Museum of Contemporary Art are less than a 10-minute walk away.