Location. Located 1 block from the Loop theater district and 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the boutiques of the Magnificent Mile, The Alise Chicago is an architectural treasure in downtown Chicago, Ill. The hotel is 13 miles (21 kilometers) from Chicago Midway Airport and 20 miles (32 kilometers) from O'Hare International Airport. Fine dining, inspiring art galleries and high-energy nightspots synonymous with the "Windy City," are nearby. Hotel Features. Situated in a building built in 1895, hotel's 2-story lobby is festooned with majestic mahogany columns and dark leather and mohair chairs. A hand-painted 2-story mural depicts the romance and promise of the 1893 Colombian Exposition. Complimentary coffee is offered each morning, and an evening wine reception is hosted each evening. Chefs at the hotel's popular Atwood Café are renowned for their lavish breakfasts and pre-theater menus, offering bar service and a menu of traditional American favorites. The dog-friendly Alise Chicago welcomes 4-legged family members with snacks, food dishes, toys and special bedding. The hotel offers dog-walking services as well as grooming resources upon request. The hotel features valet parking for a surcharge. Free WiFi is also available. The hotel was renovated in June 2015. Guestrooms. The 122 stylish guestrooms of The Alise Chicago feature dark wood furnishings, many with chaise lounges. Each has cable TV. Bathrooms contain granite vanities, Aveda toiletries and plush bathrobes. All accommodations include coffeemakers and laptop-compatible in-room safes.