Hotels in Illinois
Previously Sutton Place Hotel Chicago
Perched high on a bluff, the rustic lodge has a range of accommodations, from hotel-style rooms to cabins in the woods. Unwind at the indoor pool and sauna after exploring the area’s canyons, trails, and waterfalls.
Paris flirts with the Midwest at Sofitel’s North American flagship property. The 32-floor glass prism, Parisian-inspired restaurant (Café des Architectes), and sleek staircase in the lobby all create an understated elegance.
An aerial view of Chicago's most popular strand, the North Avenue Beach, might lead one to conclude that a massive ocean liner washed ashore in mint condition.
Located right on the Chicago River and just a short walk from Michigan Avenue, this 20-story hotel features an exterior of polished granite and glass that seems indistinguishable from the towers surrounding it.
Swiss efficiency in downtown Chicago with services geared for business travelers (there's a new 38,000-square-foot event center).
Perched in the heart of downtown Chicago along the Chicago River, Trump International Hotel offers stunning views throughout all aspects of its 92-story frame.
Set in a renovated, ivy-covered Victorian townhouse, originally constructed in 1873, this bed-and-breakfast is located just four blocks from the Magnificent Mile.
Formerly the Amalfi Hotel
Finding what looks like the interior of a seaside resort in the middle of this swanky Gold Coast neighborhood can be a little disorienting, but as soon as the blue-and-white sailor-striped décor begins to make you forget the city outside, the genius of the beach concept becomes apparent.
Architect Lucien Lagrange created this 60-story skyscraper (formerly the Elysian) in the style of a 1920s Parisian grand hotel, complete with a brick porte-cochere for elegant arrivals and departures.
The hotel makes lodging nostalgic; its U.S. 66 theme includes an on-site exhibit of vehicles and street signs. Ask for a remodeled room or suite.
Situated directly above Water Tower Place, the Ritz-Carlton has an Art Nouveau—inspired lobby with a dramatic marble fountain and wall-to-wall windows framing views of the city below.