The Mansion Is in downtown Chicago's Lincoln Park, a terrific area with fine shops, cafes, restaurants, theaters, movies, museums, bi-weekly organic Farmers' Markets, art galleries, Second City, comedy clubs, Lincoln Park, the free city zoo and botanical gardens, the lake, day spas, a full-sized gourmet grocery, and for Any jetlag a 24-hour pharmacy, a 24-hour restaurant, a 24-hour health club with indoor pool, and Chicago's only 24-hour Starbucks - all Within 1 / 2 to 2 blocks!
Description of Hansen House Mansion Bed & Breakfast:We have four bedrooms, three with queen beds and one with two singles.
Parlour Suite: The top floor contains a seating area with widescreen LCD television and DVD player, extra ethernet connection, extra coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, private sundeck with umbrella table, newly remodeled bathroom with shower and clawfoot tub, extra sink outside of the bathroom and two guest rooms.The Lit Bateau Guestroom has two single beds with a large closet, and an antique hutch with a drop down desk. The Art Nouveau Salon next door boasts an ornate queen bed and armoire designed by Louis Marjorelle, the Father of Art Nouveau Furniture, plus a writing desk and two night tables.
Deluxe Rooms: The second floor's two guest rooms each contain a queen-sized bed, extra en-suite carved marble sink, walk-in closet, and private bath.The Celestial Chamber is graced with a magnificent hand-carved Victorian headboard and hand-painted canopy, a walk-in closet with built-in dresser, a television enclosed in an antique casing, Bose radio with CD player, and a large granite-topped desk. Its spacious bath has faux marble floors and an extra large shower with Corian walls and seat. The Architect's Quarters, offers a small sitting area with a down-filled settee, an antique carved desk, the television and DVD player enclosed in a fabulous antique armoire, Bose radio, a dressing room, and a walk-in closet. It's quite luxurious with many original architectural details including a stained glass window, decorative fireplace, and pocket-shuttered windows. Behind a pocket door the bathroom has the original over-sized clawfoot bathtub with handheld shower on an in-laid marble floor.
Description of Hansen House Mansion Gite :The Mansion was designed in 1886 by a prominent architect, Harald M. Hansen for his own family, and it now a Historically Significant Building, as it has all its original Victorian detail -- Giannini and Hilgart stained glass windows, pocket doors and shutters, parquet floors, decorative fireplaces, carved wood trim, plaster ceiling medallions, etc.
Its 19th century furnishings and artwork reflect the home's original charm, and its 21st century conveniences such as central air conditioning, high-speed Internet, WiFi and ethernet, and our strict non-smoking policy all contribute to our guests' comfort. This is a very special place to stay, unlike anything else in Chicago.
On the first level is a living room, dining room which seats ten, butler's pantry, half bath and newly remodeled full eat-in kitchen.
We have four bedrooms, three with queen beds and one with two singles.