10 Best Hotels in Chicago

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The best hotels in Chicago mostly pepper the Loop as well as the areas north of the Navy Pier, treating you to great views of Lake Michigan. Some of the most popular Chicago hotels are among the high-rise buildings themselves, which form the city’s magnificent skyline. 

Away from the lakeside, a hotel in the River North area would treat you to lush riverside garden views and lively scenes filled with upscale shopping, dining, and nightlife options. The lakeside Chicago Loop area is walkable, while the city’s good public network of metros, trains, and buses make exploring the wider city a breeze.

Located along Chicago's Magnificent Mile, this luxury hotel is 1 block from the landmark Water Tower and 2 blocks from Water Tower Place shopping. The Wrigley Building is a half-mile from The Peninsula Chicago, and Millennium Park is 1 mile away.

Hotel Features.
The 25-meter indoor pool, outdoor deck, and state-of-the-art fitness center command spectacular city views. Personal training and group classes are available. The Peninsula Spa offers a wide array of treatments based on European, Asian, and Ayurvedic techniques, including hydrotherapy, body scrubs, massage, and beauty. The Shanghai Terrace serves Chinese specialties in a supper-club-inspired setting. In addition to all-day dining, The Lobby features afternoon tea, Sunday brunch, and a chocolate buffet. Pierrot Gourmet presents contemporary European specialties in a casual ambiance. Order from room service. This property provides wedding services, banquet catering, and complimentary WiFi.

Spacious guestrooms and suites feature city views, premium bedding, iPod docking stations, and 42-inch plasma TVs with DVD players. Multifunction electronic control panels are bedside. Wireless and wired high-speed Internet access are complimentary. Marble bathrooms have separate showers, soaking tubs with inset TVs, spa-style bath products, bathrobes, slippers, and hands-free phones.

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Elegant 5-star hotel with river views, near Magnificent Mile

Iconic Chicago surrounds
The Langham, Chicago resides within the landmark, 52-story riverfront AMA Plaza that is designed by the renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Located along the Chicago River, one block from North Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park and Chicago’s business district are just walking distance away. With 316 guest rooms and suites, The Langham, Chicago features a 22,000 square feet Health Club housing Langham’s signature Chuan Spa; 2 restaurants, Travelle at The Langham offering seasonal American cuisine, the Pavilion Lounge for afternoon tea; Langham Club with butler service, light meals, business facilities, and 15,000 square feet of meeting space including the elegant Devonshire Ballroom. The hotel features a fine art collection with more than 150 pieces of distinctive artworks.

Chic shops, historic pier

The Magnificent Mile, lined with upscale shops, is a 10-minute walk, and entertainment at Navy Pier is just beyond. The Art Institute of Chicago, one of the nation's top museums, and the Loop, the city's business and theater hub, are less than a mile south across the river.

A pool with a view

With Czech glass globes in the lobby and daily afternoon tea in the Pavilion, the hotel offers a refined ambience. The modern health club offers an indoor pool overlooking the river and a Himalayan Salt Stone Sauna; elegant Travelle specializes in seasonal American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. And Pavillion serves afternoon tea and evening light fare and cocktails.

Splendid views

Floor-to-ceiling picture windows in the 316 guestrooms overlook the river, lake or city; beds are dressed with luxury linens, and decor is understated and elegant. The 55-inch LCD TVs come with premium channels, and bathrooms feature rainfall showers and separate soaking tubs.

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The Thompson Chicago soars high above tree-lined streets in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. This accommodation showcases classic architecture with traces of Gothic influence. Located 1 block from the Magnificent Mile's world-renowned shopping corridor and the electric nightlife along Rush Street, this hotel stands 2 blocks from Oak Street boutiques and the hike-and-bike path along Lake Michigan. The Observatory and the Museum of Contemporary Art are located 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from this property. The Thompson Chicago is also close to the train station.

Hotel Features.
The Thompson Chicago, renovated in 2013, includes 9,000 square feet (810 square meters) of function space. Free wireless Internet access is available in public areas, and the business center offers wired Internet access. Concierge services, banquet facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services are available.

This property offers discounted passes to a nearby 72,000 square foot (6,689 square meter) health club with indoor pools, aerobics classes, and a sauna. Thompson Chicago provides complimentary sedan transportation to the Central Business Loop. Valet parking is available for a fee. The hotel permits up to 2 pets in each room, with restrictions. This property is smoke free; fines apply for violations.

The 22-story Chicago hotel offers 247 contemporary Art Deco-style guestrooms. Most accommodations afford lake and city views. Technological enhancements include 46-inch flat-screen TVs, and complimentary wireless and wired Internet access. All rooms also offer minibars, in-room safes, mutliline phones, and climate control. Bathrooms feature showers with hydromassage showerheads, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, black-and-white tile floors, and black-marble vanities.

All rooms are non-smoking. Accessible rooms are available upon request.

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Top Hotel

With a stay at Viceroy Chicago in Chicago (Near North Side), you'll be steps from State Street and 9 minutes by foot from John Hancock Center. Featured amenities include express check-in, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has 3600 square feet (334.44 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room.

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A stay at Conrad Chicago places you in the heart of Chicago, steps from Michigan Avenue and State Street. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out.

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Hotel with Lake Michigan views near the Magnificent Mile

Michigan Avenue shops

Located less than 1 block from Chicago's Michigan Avenue and Magnificent Mile, this hotel is surrounded by the city's best restaurants, bars, and shops. You'll be a 5-minute walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art and Hancock Tower.

Bike the waterfront

You can explore 18 miles of waterfront by bike or foot along the Lakefront Trail. On sunny days, you can relax at Oak Street Beach, 3 blocks away, or experience international culture at the Art Institute of Chicago, less than 10 minutes by car.

From farm to table

After your visit to the Spa and Fitness Club, you won't want to miss a swim under the domed glass ceiling of the indoor pool. If farm-to-table dining is your style, Allium Restaurant and Bar offers fresh, locally-sourced dishes in a chic setting.

Mid-century French decor

The hotel's spacious rooms offer views of Lake Michigan or the Chicago skyline and feature French-inspired decor. In addition to free WiFi and premium bedding, you'll have a flat-screen TV with premium channels and minibar.

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With a stay at Hotel Zachary Chicago, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel in Chicago (Wrigleyville), you'll be steps from Wrigley Field and 13 minutes by foot from Vic Theatre. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage.

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A stay at Virgin Hotels Chicago places you in the heart of Chicago, steps from Chicago Theatre and Chicago Riverwalk. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 1430 square feet (133 square meters), including a conference center.

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Chic urban hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant

15 minutes from Mag Mile

Located near the Windy City's hot spots, The Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago is a 16-minute walk from world-class museums and upscale shopping on the Magnificent Mile. The Adler Planetarium and Museum of Science and Industry are a 20-minute drive.

View from the 103rd floor

Less than 1 mile away is Millennium Park, a public art venue showcasing postmodern architecture and the world's largest rooftop garden. It's a 25-minute walk to Willis Tower Skydeck, whose glass "Ledge" is 1,353 feet above the ground with breathtaking views of the city skyline.

Michelin-starred dining

You can relish progressive, Michelin-starred cuisine at Sixteen, relax in Rebar lounge, and enjoy 24-hour in-room dining. You'll also find a full-service spa and fitness facility, while round-the-clock attaché services tend to business and personal needs.

Kitchens and free WiFi

Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, the 339 sleek, spacious guestrooms have free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and iPod® docking stations. You can brew your morning coffee with an in-room Nespresso® machine, and many rooms have a kitchen for preparing snacks and meals.

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A stay at Loews Chicago Hotel places you in the heart of Chicago, within a 10-minute walk of Chicago Riverwalk and Michigan Avenue. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has 25717 square feet (2389 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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