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Experience Kids Rule at The Peninsula Chicago

The Peninsula Chicago offers enticing amenities designed with the youngest guests in mind including special in-room amenities, family-friendly accommodations, Peninsula Academy programmes just for children and kid-friendly gifts. Please mention ages and interests of children when reserving your room so we may create special memories throughout their stay!


(dependent on indication of child traveler and age)

  • Schedule a visit upon check-in at the Front Desk for Peter Bear, the lovable mascot of The Peninsula, to stop by to say hello with a wagon of treats!
  • Age-appropriate bath amenities such as Burt's Bees or Johnson & Johnson baby bath-time set
  • Welcome amenity of Peninsula treats for junior guest with items such as gummy bears, chocolate chip cookie, popcorn and more
  • Children's size robe and slippers
  • Crib and linens can be placed in room prior to arrival with advance notice
  • Playstation or Wii set up in room with advance notice


  • Families can relax in the hotel’s half-Olympic length swimming pool and order snacks or a meal to enjoy poolside or on the Sun Terrace
  • Kid-friendly menus are available in all hotel restaurants, as well as Children's Afternoon Teas
  • For kids who love to explore, the hotel is only steps away from exciting cultural attractions, theatres, Millennium Park and Navy Pier
  • Our Family Moments room offer features a 50% reduction off the cost of an adjoining room for children under 12. Kids can also eat for free from the children’s menu and enjoy a range of amenities tailored just for junior guests. SEE MORE>
  • The Peninsula Spa offers manicures and pedicures just for junior guests
  • Babysitter services can be facilitated through our Concierge with advance notice


Exclusively designed to give guests unique and unprecedented access to historical, cultural and local lifestyle experiences in each hotel destination, The Peninsula Academy offers a collection of bespoke programmes for both adults and children. Explore cities as never before with the style, elegance and sophistication that only The Peninsula can provide. Advance notice required. Cost of programme can be billed to guest room. 

  • Little Bakers: Pastry Class For Aspiring Chefs - perfect for little ones with an interest in sweet treats. READ MORE>
  • Princess for a Day: How to Be A Perfect Princess - ideal for the young lady who aspires to be the most regal princess in the kingdom. READ MORE>
  • Chicago Fire House Excursion: For Young Firefighters-In-Training - great for your young ones who are interested in learning what it takes to be a Chicago Firefighter. READ MORE>


  • Peter Bear plush toy
  • MINI Cooper plush toy
  • Coloring books, travel supplies, keychains, Chicago memorabilia and Peninsula totes available in The Peninsula Boutique located on Lobby Level


  • Advance notice required for all Peninsula Academy programmes. Please see details of specific programme or mention your interest when reserving your stay
  • Peter Bear visits require advance notice and are only offered for overnight stays during the weekend
  • Welcome amenities may change based on availability and preferences of junior guest