The Best Hotels in Chicago

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Chicago. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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The Langham Chicago

Rated 9.2 in 332 reviews

Just 2 blocks away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this luxury… See more

Just 2 blocks away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this luxury hotel towers above the city in a skyscraper designed by renowned architect Mies van der Rohe, offering upscale amenities and stylish comfort in the heart of downtown Chicago.

Warm tones and dark woods accent every room at The Langham Chicago, which feature a private bathroom with marble Alaskan white granite, a deep soaking bath tub, rainfall showerhead and upscale bath amenities. Views of the city skyline, Chicago River or Lake Michigan can be enjoyed from floor-to-ceiling windows.

The award-winning wellness retreat, Chuan Spa, features healing holistic treatments to relax, renew and pamper, including a range of treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine, body rejuvenation and massage therapy. A state-of-the-art fitness studio is also available at the hotel.

Travelle offers contemporary seasonal American cuisine for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Traditional afternoon tea can be enjoyed at the hotel lounge, Pavilion. Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood includes signature Langham teas, along with an array of sweet and savory bites. In-room dining services are also available for guest convenience.

Rooms from $432

Viceroy Chicago

Rated 9.0 in 1556 reviews

Just steps away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile, this historic hotel is… See more

Just steps away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile, this historic hotel is located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood and features a rooftop bar and lounge with panoramic city views, on-site dining and a seasonal rooftop pool.

Every modern guest room at Viceroy Chicago provides a flat-screen cable TV, plush lounge seating and complimentary WiFi. A fully-stocked minibar and coffee machine are also included.

Somerset offers dishes inspired by modern, Midwest flavors for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy crafted cocktails and small plates amidst sweeping skyline views, the hotel’s rooftop bar and lounge. In-room dining services are also offered for guest convenience.

The hotel offers a state-of-the-art fitness centre, along with 14012 square feet of meeting and event space.

Oak Street Beach is a 10-minute walk away. The hotel is less than 2 miles away from Navy Pier and Millennium Park.

Rooms from $281

Hotel EMC2, Autograph Collection

Rated 8.9 in 550 reviews

Situated alongside the shopping, dining and entertainment of the famed Magnificent Mile, this boutique hotel is located… See more

Situated alongside the shopping, dining and entertainment of the famed Magnificent Mile, this boutique hotel is located in downtown Chicago and offers on-site dining and expansive meeting space.

Featuring modern décor and hardwood floors, every room at Hotel EMC2, Autograph Collection provides a 49-inch flat-screen TV with premium cable channels and a coffee maker. A work desk and safety deposit box are also included.

Guests can take in the artistic, creative atmosphere of the hotel while enjoying a crafted cocktail at The Albert Tavern, which offers seasonal cuisine for lunch and dinner. Plated breakfast items are also offered at the hotel and room service.

A fitness centre and valet dry-cleaning services are offered at EMC2 Hotel. Free WiFi is available in the lobby and public areas.

Navy Pier and Millennium Park are both 1 mile away from the hotel. Oak Street Beach is a 15-minute walk away.

Rooms from $190

The Peninsula Chicago

Rated 9.4 in 216 reviews

Located along the Magnificent Mile, this Chicago hotel is 5 minutes' walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art. The hotel… See more

Located along the Magnificent Mile, this Chicago hotel is 5 minutes' walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art. The hotel offers a full-service Asian-inspired spa, award-winning restaurants, and spacious luxury guest rooms with city views.

A 42-inch flat-screen TV and free WiFi are featured in every room at the Chicago Peninsula. Each room includes a temperature and lighting control console and soaking tub in the en suite bathroom.

The Peninsula Chicago features a half-Olympic indoor swimming pool enclosed by floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the cityscape. The modern gym offers fitness classes, including yoga. The hotel also has an outdoor sun terrace with city views.

The hotel offers a renowned afternoon tea serving champagne and chocolate. The hotel's award-winning restaurants include The Lobby, which serves contemporary American cuisine surrounded by elegant decor. There is also an on-site bar.

The historic Water Tower Place is across the street from the hotel. Navy Pier is just 15 minutes' walk away.

Rooms from $523

Nobu Hotel Chicago

Rated 9.0 in 481 reviews

Situated in Chicago, 1.5 km from Union Station, Nobu Hotel Chicago provides accommodation with a bar and private… See more

Situated in Chicago, 1.5 km from Union Station, Nobu Hotel Chicago provides accommodation with a bar and private parking. Featuring a restaurant, the property also has a fitness centre, as well as an indoor pool and a sauna. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, a shuttle service, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The rooms in the hotel are fitted with a TV.

Guests at Nobu Hotel Chicago can enjoy an American or an Asian breakfast.

Willis Tower is 1.7 km from the accommodation, while United Center is 2.2 km from the property. The nearest airport is Midway International Airport, 17 km from Nobu Hotel Chicago.

Rooms from $400

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Rated 8.1 in 1870 reviews

Situated in Chicago’s Lakeshore East neighborhood, this luxury hotel is located in the modern Aqua building. Free WiFi… See more

Situated in Chicago’s Lakeshore East neighborhood, this luxury hotel is located in the modern Aqua building. Free WiFi access is offered in every room, and Millennium Park can be reached in 5 minutes’ walk.

Views of Lake Michigan and surrounding parks are provided in every contemporary room at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago. A flat-screen cable TV and minibar are included, along with deluxe bathroom amenities.

The hotel offers an indoor and outdoor pool, and an outdoor track. A seasonal outdoor pool with a sundeck and fire pits is provided at Chicago Aqua Radisson Blu.

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar serves American, locally-inspired cuisine for weekday breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Craft cocktails and locally-sourced beers are served at the bar.

Shopping and dining on the Magnificent Mile is 5 minutes’ walk away. Museum Campus can be reached in 8 minutes’ drive.

Rooms from $167

Sitting on Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River in a historic landmark building, LondonHouse features Chicago’s only… See more

Sitting on Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River in a historic landmark building, LondonHouse features Chicago’s only tri-level rooftop bar. The hotel is less than 10 minutes’ walk from Millennium Park.

All spacious guest rooms at the LondonHouse Chicago include free WiFi, a large work station and a 55 inch flat-screen TV. Some rooms include Chicago skyline and historic landmark views.

The 24-hour fitness centre includes stat-of-the-art equipment, ballet bar and more. Professionals will enjoy the flexible meeting spaces while events in the grand ballroom with stunning views are available as well.

The on-site LH offers a view with reimagined regional cuisine and cocktails. It includes a one-of-a-kind terrace overlooking the river and dining underneath the 23rd story domed cupola.

Navy Pier and the Art Institute of Chicago are each within 2 km of the LoundonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton.

Rooms from $121

Four Seasons Chicago

Rated 9.0 in 179 reviews

Just steps away from the luxury shopping, dining and entertainment on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this downtown… See more

Just steps away from the luxury shopping, dining and entertainment on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this downtown Chicago hotel features skyline city views, an on-site restaurant and lavish spa. Free WiFi is available.

Featuring a stunning remodel and marble bathrooms with Le Labo toiletries, every room at Four Seasons Chicago offers panoramic views of the Chicago skyline or Lake Michigan, a flat-screen LCD TV and iHome clock radio.

At Adorn Bar & Restaurant, located on the 7th floor of the hotel guests can enjoy views of Magnificent Mile and downtown skyline. Starring the bounty of the American Midwest, Adorn features globally inspired cuisine and cocktails with best-in-class service in an iconic location.

The Spa at Four Seasons offers a 50-foot indoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness center. The hotel offers also on-site business centre, open 24-hours and a Kids' Clubroom, which offers video games, foosball, arts and crafts and a movie area.

Millennium Park, Art Institute of Chicago and Lincoln Park Zoo are all 1.5 miles away from the hotel. 900 North Michigan Shops is just floors below the Hotel. Navy Pier is a 10-minute drive away.

Rooms from $442

A rooftop bar overlooking Millennium Park, unique dining options and a social games room awaits at the Chicago Athletic… See more

A rooftop bar overlooking Millennium Park, unique dining options and a social games room awaits at the Chicago Athletic Association, part of Hyatt. This hotel, situated in a landmark building in downtown Chicago, promotes a high-spirited, club atmosphere.

Elegant rooms feature an athletic style decor with modern amenities like a 42 inch flat-screen cable TV. Brass fixtures and vintage athletic gear fill each guestroom. Egyptian cotton linens, a work desk and complimentary WiFi access are included as well.

Chicago Athletic Association, part of Hyatt boasts a grand ballroom with 19th century stained glass windows and a modern fitness centre. There is a business centre for professional needs, a bike rental to help guests explore Chicago and an indoor bocce ball court for fun.

The ever popular Shake Shack is a featured on-site dining option that guests can also enjoy via room service. Cindy's offers seasonal cuisine and cocktails and boasts an incredible open-air terrace overlooking Millennium Park and Lake Michigan.

Chicago Athletic Association, part of Hyatt is steps away from Chicago staples like the Art Institute of Chicago (100 metres away) and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (300 metres away). Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 25 km away.

Rooms from $169

Virgin Hotels Chicago

Rated 8.7 in 1176 reviews

Steps away from the iconic shopping, dining and entertainment of Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this downtown… See more

Steps away from the iconic shopping, dining and entertainment of Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this downtown Chicago boutique hotel puts a spin on modern luxury and comfort, offering 3 on-site restaurants, a rooftop bar and nightclub and expansive meeting and social spaces.

Each lifestyle-focused room at Virgin Hotels Chicago is designed with focus and relaxation in mind, offering a large dressing room area separated from the bedroom by sliding door panels. The dressing area features a closet with ample shelving and storage space, a well-lit make-up desk and a luxury walk-in shower with a rainfall shower head. An ergonomic bed and a 42-inch flat-screen LG Smart TV are provided in the bedroom area.

Upscale Italian eats are on the menu at Miss Ricky's restaurant, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as weekend brunch and al fresco dining. Panoramic views of the iconic city skyline surround the outdoor rooftop bar and nightclub. The Commons Club provides flexible public space to lounge or co-work, going from day to night for on-site events with a stunning bar and modern chef’s kitchen. A premium coffee bar is also available at the hotel, featuring pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and La Colombe coffee.

Guests can get a laugh while reading any of the unique, whimsical books from the hotel library or relax near a fire on cozy furniture in the Trophy Room.

Rooms from $239

Pendry Chicago

Rated 9.0 in 1651 reviews

Set in Chicago, 1.6 km from Ohio Street Beach, Pendry Chicago offers accommodation with free bikes, private parking, a… See more

Set in Chicago, 1.6 km from Ohio Street Beach, Pendry Chicago offers accommodation with free bikes, private parking, a fitness centre and a shared lounge. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service and a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is 300 metres from the city centre and 2.4 km from Oak Street Beach.

The rooms at the hotel come with a flat-screen TV and a safety deposit box. With a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries, some units at Pendry Chicago also feature a city view. All guest rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a coffee machine.

The accommodation offers a terrace. You can play billiards at this 4-star hotel.

There is an in-house bar and guests can also make use of the business area.

Popular points of interest near Pendry Chicago include Millennium Station, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Cloud Gate - The Bean. The nearest airport is Midway International Airport, 18 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $238

Set in Chicago, less than 1 km from Ohio Street Beach, Sable At Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection By Hilton offers… See more

Set in Chicago, less than 1 km from Ohio Street Beach, Sable At Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection By Hilton offers accommodation with a shared lounge, private parking, a restaurant and a bar. This 4-star hotel offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The accommodation features an ATM, a concierge service and luggage storage for guests.

All guest rooms at the hotel come with a seating area. At Sable At Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection By Hilton, all rooms include air conditioning and a safety deposit box.

An American breakfast is available every morning at the accommodation.

Guests at Sable At Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection By Hilton will be able to enjoy activities in and around Chicago, like fishing.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Navy Pier, Shops at Northbridge and Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. The nearest airport is Midway International Airport, 21 km from Sable At Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection By Hilton.

Rooms from $157

L7 Chicago by LOTTE

Rated 8.6 in 373 reviews

Centrally located along the Chicago River in the famous Loop business district, this hotel features in-room spa… See more

Centrally located along the Chicago River in the famous Loop business district, this hotel features in-room spa services, and a 24-hour gym. This eco-friendly hotel is 9 minutes' walk from Millennium Park.

A 55-inch LCD TV is provided in every designer room at L7 Chicago by Lotte . Every room includes a yoga mat and plush bathrobes.

Free coffee and tea is offered in the lobby,

The hotel is just a 12-minute walk away from the luxury shopping, dining and entertainment of the Magnificent Mile. The Theatre District, including CIBC Theatre, is less than a mile away. Midway International Airport is 12 miles away and Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 17 miles away.

Rooms from $197

Overlooking iconic Lake Michigan, The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago is located in the heart… See more

Overlooking iconic Lake Michigan, The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago is located in the heart of downtown and offers unparalleled amenities and services, including 2 on-site restaurants with a rooftop terrace, a state-of-the-art fitness center and fully-equipped 24-hour business centre.

Every room at The Gwen features custom décor inspired by signature sculptures and includes a 65-inch flat-screen TV, free WiFi and a spacious work desk with an ergonomic chair. A fully-stocked minibar and custom luxury bath amenities are also provided.

Guests can take in panoramic views of the city skyline while relaxing fireside with custom cocktails at the hotel’s rooftop terrace, Upstairs at the Gwen.

The fitness center offers over 2,000 square feet of state-of-the-art fitness equipment, including free weights, cardio and strength training machines and yoga equipment. Fresh apples and bottled water are also available.

Chicago’s renowned Theatre District and Millennium Park are both less than a mile away from the hotel. Navy Pier is 1 mile away, while Second City Comedy Club is a 10-minute drive from the property.

Rooms from $220

Loews Chicago Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 1561 reviews

A rooftop lounge with views of the city skyline, on-site modern restaurant and a large indoor lap pool highlight the… See more

A rooftop lounge with views of the city skyline, on-site modern restaurant and a large indoor lap pool highlight the Loews Chicago Hotel. Located near the Chicago River, the hotel with free WiFi access is 10 minutes’ walk from Navy Pier.

Each guestroom features a distinctly Chicago design and offers city and lake views. Modern amenities like an iPod dock and 42-inch flat-screen TV are equipped in every room. Extras include a minibar, Keurig® coffee maker and luxury bedding.

Loews Chicago Hotel has multiple spacious meeting facilities, including 1 boardroom with video conferencing capabilities. There is a state-of-the-art fitness centre that is open 24 hours a day.

The hotel is within 1 mile of Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile, and Millennium Station. Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 18 miles away from the hotel, while Midway International Airport is just 12 miles away.

The Destination Fee will include the following:
- $10 Uber credit per stay (valid during hotel stay and only in Chicago area. It is activated at check-in and expires at 4:00PM day of departure)
- $10 daily food and beverage credit
- 10% off local entertainment at Pinstripes, Big Bus Tours, and Volare
- Daily Premium Wi-Fi

Rooms from $226

The Hoxton, Chicago

Rated 8.4 in 278 reviews

Welcome to The Hoxton, Chicago - your home away from home in the heart of Chicago's West Loop district. While there is… See more

Welcome to The Hoxton, Chicago - your home away from home in the heart of Chicago's West Loop district. While there is so much to do (and eat) in this nook of the Windy City, you may find yourself having a hard time leaving The Hoxton's four walls. We've got 3 bars and restaurants, rooftop pool, room service, a coffee shop, yoga studio, The Apartment - our meeting and events space, and Working From_ - our coworking space (just to name a few).

In the lobby, you'll find Cira - a modern Mediterranean restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and tasty weekend brunch. Up on the roof, there's Cabra - a Peruvian-inspired cevicheria by Chef Stephanie Izard. And finally, for nightcaps and evening sips, head to Lazy Bird where you'll enjoy live music with a cocktail (or two) in hand.

As for our rooms, each is air-conditioned with a satellite flat-screen TV, well-appointed interiors, private bathrooms with rain showers and the free Hoxton extras you know to expect from us: tea kettle, coffee and tea, water, mini fridge, blow dryer, Blank toiletries, 24-hour front desk service along with WiFi throughout the hotel. What's more, we're dog-friendly, and offer valet parking for hotel and restaurant guests.

We're a short stroll to Willis Tower, Chicago Board of Trade Building and the CIBC Theater. The closest airport is Midway International Airport (MDW) - about 8 miles from The Hox.

Rooms from $196

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Rated 8.7 in 126 reviews

Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighbourhood, this luxury hotel boasts an on-site spa & wellness centre, as well as a… See more

Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighbourhood, this luxury hotel boasts an on-site spa & wellness centre, as well as a restaurant. Shopping along The Magnificent Mile is within 5 minutes’ walk.

Each room at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago features a flat-screen TV, a microwave, and a refrigerator. They are styled with contemporary designs and rich fabrics. Select rooms have a terrace or sofa bed.

Relax at the spa and health club with a massage or a dip in the indoor pool. A modern fitness centre is also available at the Chicago Waldorf Astoria.

With a lively, upscale setting, The Brasserie is an American brasserie with fashionable cocktails and tasteful dishes.

The Navy Pier is 2 miles away. The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

Rooms from $428

21c Museum Hotel Chicago

Rated 8.3 in 1265 reviews

21c Museum Hotel Chicago is the intersection of comfort, culture and curation. A hotel where inspiration is around every… See more

21c Museum Hotel Chicago is the intersection of comfort, culture and curation. A hotel where inspiration is around every corner - dine, entertain and recharge while surrounded by world-class art.

21c offers an elegant and immersive stay in vibrant River North. Unwind from the electric energy of downtown Chicago in luxe, light-filled suites and guest rooms, each with inspired design and the ultimate amenity: space to breathe.

Redefine the museum experience. Open to locals and travelers alike, world-renowned contemporary artwork and of-the-moment exhibitions are accessible and free 24/7, 365.

Lure Fishbar - a cosmopolitan and timeless restaurant and bar offering a world-class seafood and sushi program, premium steaks, burgers, and much more. Enjoy an after-dinner cocktail while strolling through the art galleries at 21c Chicago.

Rooms from $193

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

Rated 8.9 in 1397 reviews

Just 2 blocks away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile, this luxury Chicago Gold… See more

Just 2 blocks away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile, this luxury Chicago Gold Coast hotel is housed in a 32-floor prism glass building featuring stunning views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline.

Adorned in French art de vivre furnishings and décor, each room at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile features luxury feathertop duvet bedding and a spacious marble bathroom. A minibar and free WiFi are also included.

Café des Architectes offers locally-sourced French-inspired cuisine, a seasonal outdoor terrace and a full bar. Guests can enjoy crafted cocktails and spirits while taking in iconic city views from Le Bar’s floor-to-ceiling windows. Room service is available.

The hotel offers over 10,000 square feet of meeting space, a ballroom and a fitness centre.

Navy Pier and the Art Institute of Chicago are both less than 2 miles away from the hotel. Millennium Park is a 10-minute drive away.

Rooms from $205

Eurostars Magnificent Mile

Rated 8.5 in 3398 reviews

This boutique Chicago hotel is located in the heart of city, just 5 minutes' walk from the luxury shops of the… See more

This boutique Chicago hotel is located in the heart of city, just 5 minutes' walk from the luxury shops of the Magnificent Mile. It features modern rooms with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.

Each room at Eurostars Magnificent Mile offers a minibar with chilled wine and floor-to-ceiling windows.

A fitness centre is located on site, along with concierge services.

This hotel is within 10 minutes’ walk of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Navy Pier is 1 mile away.

Rooms from $131