Hotels in Illinois
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.
As the preferred stop for visiting heads of state, the Drake is the grande dame of Chicago hotels, with a prime location, storied history, white-glove service, and of course a distinguished guest list.
Fusing boutique-hotel modern with the historic architecture of the Printers Row neighborhood, the Blake’s 19th-century Morton Salt building façade leads to an of-the-moment lobby.
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).