Quiz: Find Your Gold Coast Staycation Destination

Living in Chicago’s Gold Coast, you’re surrounded by luxurious five-star hotels with spas, restaurants, and rooftop cocktail bars. A stay at one of the Gold Coast’s many hotels is fit for celebrating a special occasion or treating yourself to a night away from home. To help you narrow down your choices, we’ve created a brief quiz for you to decide where to book your staycation.

My perfect weekend plans include …

  1. Dining al fresco underneath twinkly lights.
  2. Enjoying a bubble bath and spa treatment while sipping a glass of champagne.
  3. Practicing my French over a café au lait and a chocolate croissant.

I would describe my style as …

  1. Classic and chic.
  2. Luxurious and glamorous.
  3. Imaginative and artistic.

For dinner, I’m ordering …

  1. Braised short ribs with asparagus and garlic mashed potatoes.
  2. Ricotta Gnocchi with broccoli pesto.
  3. Icelandic halibut with a wine pairing.

If you picked mostly 1’s:

The Talbott Hotel is your Gold Coast Staycation Destination!
The Talbott Hotel at 20 E Delaware Place is an upscale boutique just steps from Michigan Avenue. Built in the 1920s, the hotel maintains its historic charm while offering contemporary amenities. Prime by Butler serves creative American fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Talbott. Their beautiful patio with twinkly café lights is dog-friendly – they’ll even provide them with treats!


The Talbott is a charming and classic Gold Coast hotel with superior service.

If you picked mostly 2’s:

The Four Seasons Hotel is your Gold Coast Staycation Destination!
The Four Seasons at 120 E Delaware Place provides the authentic luxury experience, having recently completed a multi-million-dollar renovation. Immerse yourself in inspired food, drink, art, music, and spa treatments. Spa services include massages with the Four Seasons signature essential oil blend, manicure and pedicures, and a diamond brilliance facial. The spa is a fitness center with an indoor pool and sauna. The Adorn Bar and Restaurant is led by James Beard award-winning chef Jonathon Sawyer and features globally inspired cuisine and craft cocktails for dining.


The Four Seasons Spa services are second to none in the city.

If you picked mostly 3’s:

The Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile is your Gold Coast Staycation Destination!
Sofitel Chicago at 20 E Chestnut St is an architectural marvel designed by French architect Jean-Paul Viguier. The hotel blends elements of modern art and design into its classic Gold Coast surroundings. This luxury hotel brings the spirit of France to Chicago through its fine dining options, stylish suites, and best-in-class service. Their restaurant, CDA, is an intimate lobby-level restaurant with small Mediterranean plates and wine pairings.


Sofitel Chicago is an architectural marvel that brings the best of French hospitality to the windy city.

Exploring Chicago’s Gold Coast

At Gild, the sights, sounds, and shops of Chicago’s Gold Coast are just outside your front door. We revel in exceeding your lifestyle expectations with our community amenities and attentive concierge team, who are here to help with anything from restaurant reservations to date reminders. We are here to ensure that you’re making the most of your apartment home at Gild, located at 1210 N State Pkwy at the corner of State and Division. Learn more about our available Studio, 1 Bed, and 2 Bed apartments or contact our team with any questions.