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Condé Nast Traveler Lists The Drake Hotel in the Top 25 in the Midwest

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October 29, 2012

CHICAGO - The historic Drake Hotel has recently been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler in the annual "Reader's Choice Awards" as one of "Top 25 Hotels in the Midwest."

The November issue of Condé Nast Traveler unveils the "Best in the World," as voted on by the readers of the publication, and The Drake Hotel came in at #17 in the Midwest.

"The Condé Nast Reader's Choice awards are a true reflection of our team members' passion for service coupled with the history and unique nature of The Drake Hotel," says General Manager Russell Menkes. "We are honored to be recognized."

The 2012 awards were rated by 46,476 readers voting on hotels, resorts, and cruise lines around the world. Ratings from the online questionnaire were completed by the readers; those scores were then averaged to determine the final ranking.

Some additional guest feedback that helped secure the #17 hotel the Midwest includes:

"Upscale and elegant. Coffee on the executive floor overlooking Lake Michigan is a treat in the morning."
- Mary Beth Boehm, Florida

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About The Drake Hotel
Since 1920, The Drake has remained committed to its distinguished service and historic traditions. Located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, The Drake Hotel offers 535 guest rooms and five on-site dining facilities. For more information about The Drake and its history, visit


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The Drake Hotel
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