Hotels in Illinois

With 80-percent of its guest rooms considered suites, this spacious property is bursting with amenities such as cribs and high chairs, rentable tablets, and classic board games.

Built by the Chicago-based Pritzker family to feel like an extension of their home, the ambiance is alluringly residential. Their “VIC” program” (very important child”) provides kids with a backpack filled with fun, age-aware gear, and a menu of healthy options.

The Four Seasons is known for rolling out the welcome mat to families. There is always a standout amenity upon arrival (such as a coloring book), and an expertly-appointed kids’ clubroom. Here, the tykes will find everything from board games to movies and crafts.

The Peninsula’s top-notch service isn’t just reserved for high-rolling business travelers.

Known for its kids’ happy hour, hula hoops in the fitness center, and a signature Guppy Love program (rentable goldfish), Hotel Palomar doesn’t just tuck their young guests in a daycare.

With Mies van der Rohe’s grandson behind the transformation of the architect’s final project into the new Langham, the hotel could only be a testatment to Modernism. Only a year old in 2014, public rooms dazzle with original travertine walls, granite floors, and 22-foot high ceilings.

Built by the Chicago-based Pritzker family as an extension of their home, the ambiance in this 67-story hotel is alluringly residential. Public areas feature lounges stocked with tea and pastries, while guestrooms are sophisticated with a cozy window seat for cityscape gazing.

This hotel, a longtime favorite for discerning travelers, soars above the upscale 900 North Michigan shops for easy access to shopping and the lakefront. Room service is exceptional.

The Peninsula is a magnet for VIPs who want top-notch service delivered in a tactful, low-key manner. Forget dialing reception: a convenient bedside panel controls temperature, lighting, and music.

Straddling River West and The Loop, Trump delivers the city’s most incredible vistas. From every vantage point an icon awaits, but the best view is from The Terrace.