Chicago is a world-class city with some of the best hotels and restaurants anywhere. Here are our recommendations and review of 10 best hotels in Chicago 2018 for those on business, families or the fun seeking hipster.
ACME Hotel Company Chicago
The ACME Hotel Company Chicago is located in the trendy River North district. It a hip establishment with retro design.
Drink the craft cocktails from the bar, eat gourmet sandwiches, and get free coffee every day. The rooms have hardwood floors and hygienic Egyptian cotton sheets. Amenities in the room include Smart TV and high-speed Wi-Fi. You can even loan an Apple watch!
There is a fitness center for guests to sweat out the stress and keep fit, a business center, guest parking and great customer service.
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
The Four Seasons Hotel Chicago has some of the best views of Chicago. The lake view rooms offer you a direct view of Lake Michigan and take in the city skyline in the city-view rooms with an unbeatable view of the beautifully lit Midwest skyline.
The service is great with the expected Four Seasons luxury accommodation standards. It is centrally located and is close to Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and easy access to restaurants and shops.
The rooms are elegantly decorated for accommodation and comfort, with spacious marble bathrooms. Enjoy the contemporary room amenities like flat-screen TVs and iHome stereos to make your stay better.
The Guesthouse Hotel Chicago
The Guesthouse Hotel is located in Andersonville, offering one, two, and three-bedroom suites. It is a great place for families to book into because it is designed to give a unique homely feel. Children are offered board games, bath toys, and DVD entertainment at no extra cost to keep them busy and having fun, while dogs are free to accommodate.
Every suite has a washing machine and dryer and the deluxe suites have a fireplace. If you are not eating out, you can cook in from your kitchen. Enjoy the privacy of your balcony and go to the rooftop for craft beers and a beautiful skyline view during warm weather.
Kimpton Gray Hotel Chicago
The Kimpton Gray Hotel Chicago is an extension of the luxury that the Kimpton brand is known for. It is in the historic 1894 former New York Life Insurance building, in the heart of Chicago downtown.
The hotel gets its name from the bright dominant gray marble of the interior which forms twin staircases to the entrance. Rooms have a sophisticated interior design with modern shades for great comfort. You will have great views of the Loop.
Drink at the The Kimpton Gray’s lobby bar or dine at the rooftop Boleo bar and lounge, with its retractable roof. You can get a free bicycle or join a group runs for exercise.
The Peninsula Chicago
The Peninsula is on prime Chicago’s coveted Magnificent Mile area and combines Chicago’s Midwest charm and the flair of Hong Kong. The rooms are designed for total comfort away from home, with cream colored walls and plush furniture.
Enjoy additional amenities like a bedside remote command station to controls lights, temperatures and TV. The Peninsula Spa get is the place for massages and relaxing treatments, no wonder it has received rave health and leisure reviews. Try out the Hong Kong inspired dishes served in the hotel’s Shanghai Terrace restaurant.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, is considered a top luxury hotel for families. The rooms are painted with shades of cream, blue and gray for calmness, relaxation and to help you sleep faster. Try the dishes served at the Torali restaurant.
Amenities in the rooms include flat-screen TVs, marble tiled bathrooms, and top bedding. Children will get complimentary toiletries and select spa treatments. Take a dip in the hotel swimming pool, workout in the 24-hour fitness center or opt for Pilates and yoga.
The Robey Chicago
The Robey is another hipster haunt with its striking art deco wedge-shaped building, designed in 1929, with a clear skyline view for miles.
This vintage edifice has kept some of the original office building such as etched art deco lifts and the preserved first-floor office directory. Enjoy the softness of the newly renovated rooms with soft colors and warm natural wood paneling.
Soho House Chicago
Soho House Chicago in the West Loop, is a hotel cum private club that does not feel like a hotel. It is another piece of architectural history dating back to 1907.
It feels like a city apartment building. It has exposed bricks, wood floors complimented with elegant glittering chandeliers and velvet chairs. Enjoy a cinema, heated rooftop pool, a spa, gym, and boxing ring.
This hotel is located in the Near North Side area, with close proximity to many city attractions and restaurants. The Thomson Chicago is all about casual luxury with a large fireplace, bookshelves, and upholstered seats to give it a home library feel. It is home away from home.
The rooms at the Thomson Chicago are sophisticatedly designed with floor-to-ceiling windows to offer great views and natural light. You will have an unrivalled view of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Eat great Italian seafood dishes and fine dine at the restaurant-Nico Osteria.
Waldorf Astoria Chicago
The fashionable Waldorf Aston is located in the Gold Coast neighborhood. It boasts great design and elegance. All the rooms in the hotel have tubs and fireplaces. It is close to the Magnificent Mile and Lake Michigan, which you can get a view of from some rooms.
Bernard’s Bar & Restaurant offers fine dining and you can enjoy the cooking of the hotel French restaurant and patisserie. Get a massage at the Waldorf Astoria Spa and swim in the health club pool.
The complimentary Mercedes Benz chauffeur service will move you around the city and if you have membership to the Hilton Honors rewards program you will accumulate and redeem points.
These are our recommendations and review of 10 best hotels in Chicago 2018. Whether you are visiting Chicago for business or vacation, these ten hotels have what it takes to make your stay very comfortable.
Whether you are traveling with children, are looking to get the best out of Chicago nightlife, want to sample the best restaurants or simply want to mix business and leisure, you will get the hotel to meet your needs.
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