The Swissotel Chicago Santa Suite is back for the 2021 holiday season. Each year the 2,000-square-foot Presidential Suite is transformed into Santa’s home-away-from-the-Pole for the holiday season featuring over-the-top décor and numerous glistening Christmas trees complimented by sweeping views of the magical city cityscape.
Guests are invited to book the Santa Suite with up to 15 guests via the Holiday Tradition package to visit the man of the season, overindulge in holiday treats and enjoy cookie decorating, crafts, face painting and letter writing to Santa. Further, overnight accommodations in the Santa Suite are available to book via the Holiday Penthouse Hideaway package or book a more budget-friendly stay with the Elf Decorated Room package.
The Hanukkah Dinner and Family Dinner packages are offered in the Santa Suite, Duplex Suite, Vitality Suite or Chef’s Table Virtual Suite featuring a four-course holiday inspired menu with items including Latkes with sour cream and apple sauce, Hanukkah Sufganiyot, Pomegranate Braised Lamb Shanks, Chocolate Peppermint Cake and more
The suite offers sweeping views of the city, where Santa can closely monitor the weather patterns before his busy Christmas Eve and provides a cozy retreat for finalizing his naughty and nice list. This year for the holiday season, Santa is taking a more intimate approach with his planned festivities by offering deluxe accommodations and private experiences, outlined below.
Overnight accommodations for the 2021 holiday season include:
Holiday Penthouse Hideaway: Available to book in the Santa Suite and Duplex Suite.
Santa Suite: Stay where Santa calls home when he visits the Windy City! This spacious, 2,000-square-foot Presidential Suite is decked out for the holidays featuring countless glistening Christmas trees complimented by sweeping views of the magical winter cityscape. The suite sleeps up to six guests who will be welcomed with a cheerful pop of champagne and holiday treats. Then, wake up to daily breakfast and cozy up with the kids, in the comfort of your own space, with toys and games, holiday crafts, letter writing to Santa, cookie decorating and a build your own Swiss Hot Cocoa bar. In addition, overnight parking, a $50 donation to SOS Children’s Villages Illinois and a keepsake holiday ornament are also included in the package, starting at $1,500/night. Available to book Mondays through Thursdays from November 20 through December 26.
Duplex Suite: This two-story loft suite is 1,200 square feet and features spectacular views of the Chicago River and skyline adorned with festive holiday décor. Sleeping up to eight people at $1,200/night, guests will enjoy a welcome champagne toast, holiday treats, daily breakfast, holiday crafts, letter writing, cookie decorating, build your own Swiss Hot Cocoa bar, overnight parking, a $50 donation to SOS Children’s Villages Illinois and a keepsake holiday ornament. Available to book Mondays through Thursdays from November 20 through December 26.
Elf Decorated Room Package: Book an Elf Decorated Room to enjoy a quaint and cozy space with a festive welcome amenity upon arrival. Available to book starting November 20 through December 26 at $339/night, families can also upgrade the experience for $100 to include kid toys, books and games to enjoy in the comfort of your own room.
Trees of Hope Room Offer: Available to book now through January 31 at $139/night, guests are invited to give back this holiday season by supporting SOS Children’s Villages Illinois. $10 of the daily room rate is donated to the organization, bringing holiday cheer to children in need.
Private experiences with Santa, dinner packages and private events for the 2021 holiday season include:
Holiday Tradition Package: As a new holiday tradition, stop by Santa’s Presidential Pad with up to 15 guests to visit the man of the season and overindulge in unlimited Swiss hot cocoa, champagne and holiday treats including Candied Orange SnoBall Cookies, Reindeer Chow, Egg Nog Truffles and more. The experience also includes cookie decorating, crafts with Make to Celebrate, face painting and letter writing, complete with a visit to Santa’s Post Office. $50 of the total price will be donated to SOS Children’s Villages Illinois. Available to book every Saturday and Sunday for $600/hour from December 4 to December 19, from 10 a.m.-5 .p.m.
Family Dinner Package: Gather with six or more loved ones for an over-the-top holiday dinner in the Santa Suite, Duplex Suite, Vitality Suite or Chef’s Table Virtual Suite. Enjoy a 4-course holiday-inspired menu by Chef Dan McGee, with menu items including Roast Chicken with red cabbage, spätzle, raclette cheese, chicken jus, Pomegranate Braised Lamb Shanks with a pomegranate bordelaise, Chocolate Peppermint Cake and more. Holiday crafts are available upon request. Dinners are available to book daily beginning November 20 through December 26 at $150/adult and $50/child.
Hanukkah Dinner Package: Take your Hanukkah traditions to the Santa Suite, Duplex Suite, Vitality Suite or Chef’s Virtual Suite for a classic feast by Chef Dan McGee. The 4-course holiday-inspired menu will feature Latkes with sour cream and apple sauce, Beef Brisket with horseradish demi-cream, Matzo Ball Soup, Hanukkah Sufganiyot and more. Light the menorah, play dreidel dreidel and enjoy holiday crafts and a Blue Sprinkle Sugar Cookie decorating station with the kids. Dinners are available to book daily from November 26 through December 6 at $150/adult and $50/child.
VIP Reception in Santa Suite: Looking to host a holiday event in the Santa Suite? Whether it’s a corporate holiday party or family reunion, the Santa Suite can fit up to 50 people for private events beginning November 20 through December 26. Work with the events team to curate an experience with festive cocktails and a menu featuring Chilled Potato Soup & Caviar Shooter, Smoked Duck Breast Marmalade, Curry Chicken Salad Sliders, Pecan & Roasted White Chocolate Tarts and more.
For more information on the 2021 Santa Suite and to book your overnight accommodations and experiences, please visit www.swissotelchicagosantasuite.com.