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    • Cenacle FAQ

      1. Is there a bathroom in the room?

        Bathrooms and showers are located at the end of the hallway.  Every room has a sink.

      2. What items should I bring?

        Bring personal toiletries; layers of clothes; bathrobe/shower flip flops (if desired).

      3. Do you allow children (minors) at your facility?

        The Cenacle is an adults-only facility in order to guarantee a retreat atmosphere for our guests.

      4. Do you have free WiFi?

        Yes. The reception desk staff will be happy to provide you with the access code.

      5. Are towels/linens/soap provided?

        Yes.

      6. Can I do laundry on-site?

        No.

      7. Do you have a refrigerator on-site?

        There are two refrigerators for groups in the house; it is located in the guest snack room. Please clearly label and date all items.

      8. Is there a T.V. in the room?

        No.

      9. Are there hair dryers in the room?

        No. Please bring your own.

      10. How do I have a package delivered to me?

        You can address it to:

        Cenacle Retreat and Conference Center

        Attn: Crystal Chan (for NAME OF GROUP/CONTACT PERSON)

        513 W. Fullerton Pkwy

        Chicago, IL 60614

         

        We store packages in the luggage closet just off of the lobby.

      11. Do you have air conditioning?

        Yes.

      12. Is coffee/water provided in our meeting room?

        Coffee, tea, and water is provided only if the group leader has ordered it to be delivered to your meeting room. Our snack room has fresh drip coffee ($.50/cup).

      13. What is the neighborhood like?

        Our neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Chicago. Within just a few blocks are restaurants, a grocery store, parks, blues clubs, jazz clubs, theaters, a Walgreens, a post office, and liquor store. The Lincoln Park Zoo is four blocks away and the beaches of Lake Michigan are five blocks away.

       

Lincoln Park neighborhood

A place of peace and restfulness in the midst of the city, the Cenacle is located on a tree-lined residential block in the lively Lincoln Park neighborhood, just three miles north of Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile and downtown Chicago. Within easy walking distance are lakefront parks, restaurants, shops, cultural institutions, theaters, the zoo and the lakeshore.  Click on any photo to enlarge it.