Hotel Arista Highlights


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In Greece, a land of epic hospitality, Arista means simply “the best”. Hotel Arista brings Chicago’s western suburbs its first “eco-chic” hotel.

From the simple, unadorned American cuisine available at its destination restaurant, SugarToad, to the warm, personalized guest service delivered by a passionate cast of characters, Hotel Arista is re-defining the luxury experience. Personal Hosts assist each hotel guest with room information, personal preferences and any special requests, without handing off responsibilities to other departments. Like the Host program, every aspect of Hotel Arista puts guests first, aiming to keep them well-rested, well-fed, well-informed and well-connected.

Hotel Arista’s 144 residential-style accommodations are expansive, thoughtfully designed and offer the best in modern amenities. Round tables offer flexible space for working or dining, and headboards are equipped with reading lights. Meanwhile, marble bathrooms feature walk-in showers and televisions embedded in the mirrors. Flat-panel high-definition televisions, iPod docking stations and WiFi capabilities are a standard, and all guestrooms offer the “Nosh Box” stocked with local, regional and organic food items.

Hotel Arista features over 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space on three different levels: pre-function space and a divisible ballroom on the ground floor, intimate space highlighted by natural lighting on the second floor, and an executive boardroom with adjoining outdoor space on the 12th floor. When it comes to services available for these meeting goers, Hotel Arista is a zone for creativity offering options like Nintendo Wii tournaments, or Wii Fit to help stretch both the mind and body.

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Hotel Arista Highlights

  1. 1. Hotel Arista at CityGate Center
  2. 2. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design • Guest Rooms – Guest Room Environmental Stewardship – Guest Room Phone System • Property Location – Guest Rooms – Meetings – Weddings and Special Events – • Hotel Arista Quick Green Facts Hotel Arista Quick Green Facts – Waste Minimization – Energy Conservation – Fresh Water Management – Hazardous Substances –
  3. 3. Guest Rooms
  4. 4. Guest Room Environmental Stewardship One environmentally friendly cleaning agent is used for guest room • cleaning. We have a comprehensive option to all guests to re-use their sheets and • towels. This allows for a reduced footprint. Savings is reflected in energy and water usage, less chemical disposal. Allows for increased longevity in linen. The coffee for our in room coffee makers is rainforest alliance certified • coffee. Our guest room amenities are skin-friendly and entirely biodegradable; free • of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, artificial colors, petrochemical, and never tested on animals. The formula is completely biodegradable and the tube resin is highly recyclable HDPE. Dimming lights in our guest rooms will increase longevity of lamps, light • bulbs and reduces our energy costs. Consumable paper products are used in our guest rooms. They are made • up of a 20% PCW toilet tissue and 10% PCW facial tissue.
  5. 5. Digital Guest Phone System -Replacing Paper Guest Directory with a digital version on the guest room phone. -Benefits •Saves on the cost of paper and ink • The energy to create the directories • Cuts down on potential waste
  6. 6. Property
  7. 7. Location Hotel Arista is the new star attraction of fast-growing, fast-paced Naperville, IL, named one of the quot;Best Places to Livequot; in 2006, 2007 and 2008 by Money magazine. A prime I-88 location gives Hotel Arista ready access to Naperville's historic downtown, theaters, charming shops, restaurants and premium outlet mall and allows guests to travel to from O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport in approximately 30 minutes. Downtown Chicago is just a short drive and Naperville, part of DuPage County, is home to many major national and international corporate headquarters.
  8. 8. Guest Rooms • 144 well-appointed guest rooms with 20 suites • Marble wall-in showers, deep soaking tubs and vanity mirrors with built in TV's • iPod docking station and 42-inch flat panel HDTV with jack-pack • Personal preference stocked nosh box and pillow menu • 24- hour concierge and in room dining service • Free parking with valet service available • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the entire hotel
  9. 9. Meetings 10,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space • Experienced team to ensure every last detail to perfection • State of the art audio visual capabilities • Floor to ceiling windows in meeting space • Ballroom capabilities up to 500 guests • Executive Boardroom with adjoining outdoor terrace • Theme parties, customized menus and innovative breaks • Meeting packages available for ease and convenience • 24-hour Business center • Ample bandwidth that can accommodate any size meeting •
  10. 10. Weddings and Special Events Hotel Arista offers a stylish and sophisticated atmosphere that will serve as the perfect backdrop. As the doors open to our ballroom, guest will encounter their first glimpse of our luxurious room, enhanced by beautiful contemporary chandeliers and accentuated by decorative lighting.
  11. 11. Quick Green Facts
  12. 12. Hotel Arista Quick Green Facts Carpeting is made up of recyclable material. • From opening to present we have recycled 13.96 tons of comingle items. • From opening to present we have recycled 18.72 tons of cardboard. • All paint throughout the building is latex paint. • 75% of the building receives better daylight. • Non disposable plates and cups are used throughout the hotel to conserve • our landfill waste. Water saving dual-function handle in all public areas restrooms. • Throughout the hotel there is green recycling bins for items to be • comingled. Chemical storage for all housekeeping products allow for adequate and • secure product storage. 90% of our food is ordered locally and organic items used throughout the • restaurant. In keeping with community sustainability, our hotel provided fourteen • children with holiday gifts and provided a local food pantry with a donation equivalent to $2,000.00 in food.
  13. 13. Waste Minimization • We have a recycling program on premises which includes our conference rooms, administrative areas, and guest rooms. • Our property makes purchases in bulk avoiding the single use type products. • Property does not purchase disposable food service items decreasing the amount of waste going to landfill.
  14. 14. Energy Conservation •Through out our hotel we have energy efficient equipment in the following areas: •Guest Rooms •Administrative Areas •All HVAC equipment are controlled through a central computer system to promote energy efficiency. •Indoor lighting is LED lighting, energy efficient, and have motion sensor. •Property has scheduled preventative maintenance program to optimize energy efficiency.
  15. 15. Fresh Water Management • Our property uses water conserving fixtures. – 2.2 gpm faucets and aerators, 1.6 gpf toilets, and 2.5 gpm showerheads • Exterior planting uses soaker hoses and plant beds are mulched to retain water. • Hotel has linen reuse program that is offered to all guests. • All clothes washers and dryers are ran at the coolest effective temperature to ensure energy efficiency.
  16. 16. Energy and Environmental Design A reduced environmental impact on the location of building site • Bicycle storage provided in plans for reduced pollution from auto use • Alternative transportation providing 5.3% of total parking spaces for carpool preferred parking • Interior lighting has automatic lighting controls to turn off non-essential interior lighting during • non-business hours Enhanced Refrigerant Management to reduce the amount of harmful refrigerants used in cooling • system Materials & Resources • – Contractor used waste management company that recycled all products – Building materials used were manufactured within 500 miles of the project site Indoor Environmental quality • – Additional outdoor air ventilation to improve indoor air quality performance – Low emitting materials used thus reducing the quantity of indoor air contaminants that were odorous • Adhesives & sealants • Paints & coating • Carpet systems – Provide connection between indoors and outdoors spaces through introduction of daylight and views into regularly occupied areas of the building A design team was involved during new construction to provide capability to receive extra points • and meet Green Building Rating System Requirements
  17. 17. When Nothing But the Best Will Do