Hotels in Illinois
Built in 1923 and featuring a grand, hushed lobby topped with a ceiling mural of clouds in the sky, the Belden-Stratford offers the “Eloise at the Plaza” experience without the crowds and noisy streets of a downtown hotel.
Built in 1929 to serve as the Medinah Athletic Club for the Shriners organization, this Magnificent Mile landmark has been renovated using the club’s 1930 yearbook as a guide and by employing state-of-the-art restoration techniques.
Situated above the 900 North Michigan Shops, this French-inspired hotel is located on floors 30–46 of a skyscraper just off Michigan Avenue.
Opened in April 2006, The James marries a residential vibe to a hotel setting. To evoke an apartment style, all of the 297 contemporary rooms have a separate dining area with plasma screen TV’s; some include a separate living area with oversize couches, coffee tables, and Eames chairs.
This striking, 14-story Loop landmark places guests directly on Michigan Avenue, providing easy access to Chicago highlights like the Museum Campus and Millennium Park.
The Hyatt Regency on Magnificent Mile is one of the city’s largest hotels with 2,019 guestrooms and 228,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The location is prime for sightseers, since it's only a few blocks away from Navy Pier, Michigan Avenue, and Millennium Park.
This literary-themed inn has a library, cozy rooms, and historical connections to Ulysses S. Grant; a close friend of the general’s who lived in Galena constructed the building in 1855.
As you walk into the Peninsula, the concierge and receptionist greet you by name; classical music plays when you enter one of the 339 rooms; and your bedside table has a control panel to manage the lighting, deactivate the doorbell for privacy, and alert housekeeping when you want service.
Set in the midst of the city’s trendiest neighborhood, this 1890’s row house is all about the choice location.
Business travelers arriving at Hotel Arista, a 45-minute drive east from Chicago, will be impressed by the hotel’s modern touches.
Following a $50 million renovation by renowned architect David Rockwell, the Fairmont Chicago has established itself as one of the Loop’s most popular hotels.
Rising 67 stories above Michigan Avenue, the Park Hyatt Chicago is within a five-minute walk of major attractions like the John Hancock Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art. The hotel has an urban-chic vibe that begins in the lobby, where huge black columns make a striking first impression.