The Best Hotels in Chicago

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury and boutique hotels in Chicago for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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The Langham Chicago

Rated 9.4 in 416 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 $430

The Peninsula Chicago

Rated 9.4 in 169 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 $528

Hotel EMC2, Autograph Collection

Rated 9.0 in 544 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 $130

Viceroy Chicago

Rated 9.0 in 1224 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 at Devereaux, 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 $211

Nobu Hotel Chicago

Rated 9.0 in 323 reviews

Situated in Chicago, 1.5 km from Union Station, Nobu Hotel Chicago features accommodation with a restaurant, private… See more

Situated in Chicago, 1.5 km from Union Station, Nobu Hotel Chicago features accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. The property is around 1.7 km from Willis Tower, 2.2 km from United Center and 2.2 km from CIBC Theatre. The accommodation provides 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.

Spa and wellness facilities including an indoor pool and a sauna are at guests' disposal during their stay at Nobu Hotel Chicago.

Millennium Station is 2.5 km from the accommodation, while DePaul University is 2.5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Midway International Airport, 17 km from Nobu Hotel Chicago.

Rooms from $371

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

Rated 7.9 in 1453 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 $171

Four Seasons Chicago

Rated 9.0 in 98 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 $523

Featuring stunning views from every area of the hotel, this landmark building of stainless steel and tinted glass stands… See more

Featuring stunning views from every area of the hotel, this landmark building of stainless steel and tinted glass stands 92-stories above the Loop and North Michigan Avenue along the Chicago River. Luxury spa services, fine dining and upscale amenities are among the unique services offered to guests at the hotel.

Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase iconic views of Lake Michigan, Chicago River or city skyline in every spacious room at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago. Guests can indulge in the limestone bathroom’s deep soaking bath tub or relax with a movie on the 65-inch flat-screen cable TV.

Renowned chef Nick Dostal curates a menu of classic American flavors at the on-site restaurant, Terrace 16, which features a bustling indoor dining room and bar, along with a seasonal outdoor terrace with views of Lake Michigan, the Chicago River and several of the city's iconic landmarks.

Guests can enjoy a swim in the 75-foot heated indoor swimming pool or relax on the plush lounge chairs surrounding the pool. A state-of-the-art fitness centre and full-service business centre are available on-site.

The Trump Hotel is a 2-minute walk away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile. Navy Pier is less than 2 miles away.

Rooms from $464

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 $170

Loews Chicago Hotel

Rated 8.8 in 1201 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 $191

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Rated 8.2 in 190 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 $451

Sophy Hyde Park

Rated 9.0 in 373 reviews

Just 6 blocks away from former President Obama’s Hyde Park home, Sophy – Hyde Park brings art, science, literature and… See more

Just 6 blocks away from former President Obama’s Hyde Park home, Sophy – Hyde Park brings art, science, literature and music together to provide a sophisticated, eclectic atmosphere amidst the culture of the neighborhood.

Every room at Hyde Park Sophy hotel features hardwood flooring, plush lounge seating and a marble-tiled bathroom with a large walk-in shower and luxury bath products. Select rooms also include a separate living room and dining area, complete with a fully-stocked minibar and snack drawer.

Adorned with rich wood and leather bound detailing, the on-site restaurant offers an array of culinary classics, as well as a library with a collection of contemporary literature. The hotel lobby features a double-sided fireplace and lounge-style seating. Community-inspired artwork can be admired around every corner as guests navigate through this creative, artistic boutique hotel.

The University of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry are both less than a mile away from the hotel. Millennium Park is a 14-minute drive away.

Rooms from $204

The Robey

Rated 8.5 in 341 reviews

Situated in the heart of Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood, this historic hotel is located 3 miles away from the… See more

Situated in the heart of Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood, this historic hotel is located 3 miles away from the shopping, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile. On-site dining and free WiFi is available.

Hardwood floors and 400-thread count sheets are featured in every light-filled room at The Robey. A flat-screen TV and a Bluetooth-enabled sound system with TV connectivity is included.

Café Robey offers French-American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy a morning coffee or grab a drink after work at the café’s second floor lounge. The rooftop lounge, Up & Up, is located on the 13th floor of the hotel and offers city views, lounge seating and an array of cocktails and spirits.

The United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls, is a 14-minute drive away from The Robey. Lincoln Park Zoo and Wrigley Field are both 3 miles away.

Rooms from $182

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

Rated 8.8 in 1144 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 $191

The Emily Hotel

Rated 8.3 in 290 reviews

Situated among the bustling restaurant scene in the city’s West Loop neighborhood, this downtown Chicago hotel features… See more

Situated among the bustling restaurant scene in the city’s West Loop neighborhood, this downtown Chicago hotel features on-site dining, a rooftop lounge and garden and contemporary guest rooms with free WiFi.

Adorned with original locally-made artwork, every modern room at The Emily Hotel provides a flat-screen TV, Bluetooth radio and fully-stocked minibar.

A 24-hour fitness centre, 24-hour front desk and in-room dining services are all available on-site for guest convenience. Valet parking services are also offered.

United Center is 2 km away from the hotel. Millennium Park and Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile are both a 10-minute drive away.

Rooms from $188

21c Museum Hotel Chicago

Rated 8.3 in 1297 reviews

Featuring a full service spa and a restaurant, this Chicago hotel is within 5 minutes' walk of shopping along the… See more

Featuring a full service spa and a restaurant, this Chicago hotel is within 5 minutes' walk of shopping along the Magnificent Mile. A 42-inch flat-screen TV is offered in every spacious guest room.

Free WiFi is provided in every modern room at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago. The luxurious marble bathrooms are stocked with toiletries, and each room includes an iPod docking station.

A 24-hour fitness centre is available at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago. Concierge services are offered throughout the day. All guests receive a warm towel upon check-in and a homemade turndown treat at night.

Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This hotel is 10 minutes' walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art. It is within 1 mile of Millennium Park.

Rooms from $132

The Hoxton, Chicago

Rated 8.3 in 202 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 $175

Virgin Hotels Chicago

Rated 8.8 in 1381 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 5 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.

Panoramic views of the iconic city skyline surround the outdoor rooftop bar and nightclub. The Commons Club combines craft cocktails and small plates for guests to enjoy throughout the day. A premium coffee and wine bar is also available at the hotel.

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.

Millennium Park is a 12-minute walk away from the hotel. Navy Pier is a 7-minute drive away.

Rooms from $165

Thompson Chicago

Rated 8.6 in 180 reviews

Located in the Chicago city centre, this luxury boutique hotel boasts an on-site restaurant and complimentary… See more

Located in the Chicago city centre, this luxury boutique hotel boasts an on-site restaurant and complimentary property-wide WiFi access. Shopping and dining on Michigan Avenue is 2 minutes’ walk away.

A flat-screen cable TV and a mini bar are offered in every modern guest room at Thompson Chicago. The bathrooms feature bathrobes, deluxe bath amenities and modern rain shower-heads.

The on-site restaurant, Nico Osteria, serves handmade pastas, grilled seafood and signature cocktails in an upscale atmosphere. In-room dining options are available to all guests.

A 1,000 square foot fitness centre is located on site at Chicago Thompson hotel. Free daily newspapers are offered, as well as free coffee and tea in the lobby.

Millennium Park is 1 mile away from this hotel. Oak Street Beach and the Chicago Lakefront can be reached in just 5 minutes’ walk.

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 centre 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.

Circa Restaurant And Lounge offers a unique take on American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can take in panoramic views of the city skyline while relaxing fireside with a custom cocktails at the hotel’s rooftop terrace, Upstairs at the Gwen.

The fitness centre 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