Elevate the Excitement with Effortless Family Experiences at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Meet Sammy the Skyscraper, the new family-focused mascot for the Hotel’s 35th anniversary

February 26, 2024,
Chicago, U.S.A.

Cherish family moments with fun-filled activities for all ages at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. As part of its 35th anniversary celebrations, the Hotel team proudly introduces Sammy the Skyscraper, a charming addition to family offerings for young city explorers.

Discover Chicago with the help of Sammy, a beloved character who will act as a tour guide for junior travellers during their visit. Upon arrival, little adventurers will receive a plush toy of Sammy, designed to resemble the iconic skyscraper in which the Hotel is situated. This is a nod to Chicago's reputation as the birthplace of the skyscraper and the city’s love of architecture and design.

"We are delighted to introduce Sammy the Skyscraper as the newest addition to the Four Seasons family," says Stephen Wancha, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. "Sammy reflects the spirit of excitement and adventure that we aim to provide for our guests, particularly the younger ones. As we celebrate our 35th anniversary, we look forward to creating even more magical moments for families with our curated experiences."

Sammy’s Adventure-Packed Passport

Upon arrival, kids enjoy a special check-in experience including a gift from the hidden Treasure Chest and a custom Passport to Adventure - Sammy's guide to unlimited fun during a stay. Guests checking in on Friday afternoons can also enjoy a special welcome activity with seasonal crafts available from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

Extraordinary In-Room Experiences

Surprise the whole family with charming surprises that can be ordered to the room. Enjoy the ultimate treat with the on-call Ice Cream Cart, scooping out dream sundaes in guest rooms or suites. For those seeking a virtual adventure, the In-Room Gamer Menu features Oculus VR glasses, PS5 consoles and Nintendo Switches, providing hours of entertainment and bonding time for families.

Space to Gather and Play

Families can venture up to the Kids’ Room on Floor 32, a dedicated space where young guests can be immersed in a world of fun and games. Complete with video games, snacks and arcade machines, this vibrant space is the perfect haven for children’s imaginations to soar. Not to be missed are the weekly Movie Nights hosted every Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm, creating space and time for families to connect and make memories.

Fun for All Four Seasons

Whether it's a refreshing swim or time for play, families are guaranteed endless weatherproof fun with daily access to the Hotel Pool and Bubble’s Acadamy Open Play. Aquatic adventures can dive into the heated indoor pool, offering year-round enjoyment illuminated by a stunning dome skylight. For imagination-filled playtime, families can take the Hotel elevator one floor to mom-owned Bubble’s located on the sixth floor of 900 N. Michigan.

Concierge Curated Experiences

Blocks from Lake Michigan and top attractions, Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is a top destination for families. The Hotel's knowledgeable concierge team is always ready to help plan activities suitable for kids of all ages, crafting personalized itineraries that highlight Chicago's renowned museums and attractions. Families can embark on unforgettable adventures tailored to varying interests, from exploring the wonders of the Field Museum to gazing at the stars in the Adler Planetarium and discovering the vibrant wildlife at Lincoln Park Zoo.

Join Four Seasons Hotel Chicago as Sammy the Skyscraper makes his debut, and embark on a journey filled with laughter, joy and unforgettable experiences for the whole family.