Transformers Package at Hotel 71 Chicago

In case you haven't heard, Transformers 3 is filming in Chicago this summer. This makes Chicago an even better mancation destination and a with this Transformers package at Hotel 71, I don't see how you can ignore the Windy City!

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Chicago, IL - July 14, 2010 - The city of Chicago is transforming into a Hollywood set this summer as the backdrop for the new Transformers 3 movie.  Right at the center of the action is Hotel 71 which is offering a Transformers room package and special menus to celebrate filming that will take place in the immediate area.  Located along the Riverwalk, at the north Loop of the business district, the chic hotel is a natural for a close up, offering some of the most spectacular views of the city, the River and the filming action.

The Transform Your Summer package is available during the four to six weeks Transformers 3 is filming in Chicago and includes:

-          Overnight accommodations

-          30% off second room (connector)

-          $20 credit at 71 East Cafe toward special Transformers menu items

-          Daily posting of Transformers filming location schedule around the city

-          Complimentary viewing of Transformers and Transformers 2

-          Arrival amenity

Available now through August 7, 2010, guests can book online at To book the second room, call the hotel directly at 312-346-7100.


Taking part in the fun is the hotel's 71 East Café, which has created a Transformers Special Menu featuring kids' menu items such as:  Starscream Crispy Chicken Fingers, Megatron Beef Burger, Cliffjumper PB&J Sandwich and Bumblebee Mac & Cheese.


Adults can enjoy Transformation Chips (the popular homemade potato chips) and the Optimus Prime Burger along with drink creations such as the Bumblebee Martini, a refreshing mix of Beefeaters Gin, Malibu Coconut Rum and Triple Sec, finished with Orange Juice or, Optimus Punch that includes Bacardi, Amaretto, Blue Curacao, Sierra Mist and a splash of Grenadine.


About Hotel 71

Hotel 71 is ideally located at the epicenter of downtown Chicago on the Chicago River at Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue, "the Magnificent Mile." The 39-story downtown tower offers a chic hotel experience with a fresh style and large rooms and suites.  With its unrivalled location, and warm, friendly service, Hotel 71 is the choice hotel for both business and leisure travelers. Phone:   (312) 346-7100 or visit