Visiting Chicago and not sure where to stay? The windy city offers a plethora of excellent hotels for every budget and taste from comfortable long-stay suites to luxurious five-star retreats with spectacular city views. Boasting elegant guest rooms and suites with high-end amenities and top-class facilities such as exclusive spas, indoor swimming pools, fine dining restaurants, and rooftop bars, Chicago’s hotels have something for everyone. Scroll to see the full list with photos or jump to the table of contents.


Hotel Zachary

Hotel Zachary

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Hotel Zachary is one of Chicago's most unique overnight destinations, named for and inspired by Zachary Taylor Davis, the architect behind the city's legendary Wrigley Field baseball stadium. The gorgeous Wrigleyville boutique hotel is conveniently located near top area attractions such as the Riviera Theatre, the Lake Michigan waterfront, and the shopping and dining destinations of Chicago's vibrant downtown district. Gorgeously-appointed guest rooms and suites offer floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views and prime amenities such as flat screen televisions and complimentary wireless internet.

Exclusive baseball-themed suites add private balconies, pull-out couches, and Carrera marble bathrooms. The hip Bar at Hotel Zachary serves up globally-inspired fare alongside a classic cocktail program, showcasing live music performances on the weekends. Guests can also make use of amenities such as the hotel's 24-hour fitness center and complimentary continental breakfast offerings.

Hotel Zachary, 3630 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613, Phone: 773-302-2300


FOUND Chicago River North

FOUND Chicago River North

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FOUND Chicago River North is a unique Chicago hotel offering private and shared rooms for casual travelers, including area day trippers and road trip explorers. The hotel is housed within the city's beautiful Olympia Building, which has been fully restored to its historic glory and showcases a gorgeous cast-iron exterior. Visitors can stay in private rooms equipped with premium beds, cable televisions, in-room safes, and complimentary wireless internet or share travel space with other guests at discounted rates. Common spaces within the hotel include a fully-stocked communal kitchen, a lobby work space, and a 24-hour guest lounge with cable television. The hotel's Mason and Mason coffee bar serves up delicious espresso-based beverages, while its elegant Mason steakhouse serves up classic Chicago cuisine options. Karaoke takes center stage at its Asian-inspire lounge, Blind Dragon.

FOUND Chicago River North, 613 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: 224-243-6863


Acme Hotel Company, Chicago

Acme Hotel Company, Chicago

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Visitors to the vibrant city of Chicago can exchange the ordinary for something decidedly extraordinary when they check into the Acme Hotel in downtown Chicago, close to some of the city's most hip and happening restaurants and clubs. The rooms at the Acme Hotel are not your average hotel room and have been carefully designed to offer everything a trendy traveler could require, including great electronics, wireless audio systems, and ultra-fast Wi-Fi. The hotel boasts two cocktail bars, a restaurant and, the cherry on the top, the Bunny Slope, where you can relax and enjoy a drink in a spacious whirlpool.

Acme Hotel Company, 15 East Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-894-0800, Map


Freehand Hotel

Freehand Hotel

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Located in Chicago's River North neighborhood, the Freehand Hotel is a budget hotel with comfortable accommodations, an on-site restaurant and bar, a shared kitchen and lounge and lockers and luggage storage. Conveniently located within a short walk of the Magnificent Mile, the John Hancock Observatory and Millennium Park, the hotel offers both private and shared rooms with air-conditioning, desks, and seating areas. Some rooms have minibars, and flat-screen televisions and linen and towels are provided. The Broken Shaker Restaurant and Bar serves gourmet coffee and creative breakfast dishes, along with signature cocktails and small bites, and amenities offered include lockers and luggage storage.

Freehand Hotel, 19 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-940-3699


Hotel EMC2

Hotel EMC2

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Nestled among the upmarket boutiques and restaurants of the famous Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago, Hotel EMC2 is a stylish boutique hotel that offers modern lodgings, on-site dining, and expansive meeting spaces. Well-appointed guest rooms feature modern décor and hardwood floors, along with amenities such as flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels and coffee makers.

The artistic, creative atmosphere of the hotel is exuded in the Albert Tavern, which offers seasonal cuisine for lunch and dinner and handcrafted cocktails, craft beers and casual wines in the evenings. A breakfast buffet and grab-and-go breakfast items are served at the hotel every morning, and a fully-equipped fitness center and valet dry-cleaning services are available for guests.

Hotel EMC2, 228 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-915-0000


Viceroy Chicago

Viceroy Chicago

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The Viceroy Chicago is a historic hotel in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood that is located just steps away from the Magnificent Mile that offers deluxe guest accommodations, upscale amenities, a beautiful a rooftop bar and lounge with panoramic city views, and a seasonal rooftop pool. Contemporary guest rooms feature modern décor and furnishings, plush lounge seating, fully stocked minibars, coffee machines, and wireless Internet and the elegant Somerset Restaurant serves Midwest-inspired cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel’s rooftop bar and lounge, Devereaux offer handcrafted cocktails and tapas plates against a background of sweeping skyline views and a seasonal rooftop pool is an ideal way to keep fit. Other amenities and services at the hotel include a state-of-the-art fitness center, 3,600 square feet of meeting and event space, and 24-hour in-room dining services.

1118 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610, Phone: 888-712-2712


The Robey

The Robey

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Situated in the heart of Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood, The Robey is a historic hotel with stylish guest accommodations, a chic bistro-style restaurant and an elegant rooftop lounge with panoramic views. Guest rooms feature hardwood floors, en-suite bathrooms, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions, Bluetooth-enabled sound systems, and complimentary wireless Internet. Café Robey serves American fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and morning coffee can be enjoyed in the café’s second-floor lounge. The Up Room is the hotel's chic rooftop lounge and an ideal spot for sipping cocktails and watching the sun set.

The Robey, 2018 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, Phone: 872-315-3050


Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago

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Centrally located along the Chicago River in the famous Loop business district and set within a converted circa-1912 hat factory, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago is a sleek hotel with stylish travel-themed rooms and upscale facilities.

Situated a short walk from the Chicago River and the iconic Willis Tower skyscraper, the hotel features modern guest rooms and suites with spacious living areas with sofas, eclectic furnishings, and in-room conveniences such as flat-screen televisions, minibars, yoga mats, and complimentary wireless Internet. Additional services include in-room spa services, complimentary evening wine hours, a hip restaurant and full-service bar, and a fully equipped gym. The hotel also provides loaner bikes for exploring the city.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago, 225 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601, Phone: 312-960-8500


Kinzie Hotel

Kinzie Hotel

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Located in Chicago’s River North district and just a short walk from The Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park and the entertainment and shopping of the famous Magnificent Mile, the Kinzie Hotel is a chic, boutique hotel that provides a perfect location for exploring the city. The hotel features modern guest rooms and suites with en-suite bathrooms, spacious living areas and in-room conveniences such as flat-screen televisions with cable channels, iPod docking stations, minibars, and complimentary wireless Internet.

A delicious breakfast is served every morning, the upscale Public House Gastropub offers in-room dining for lunch and dinner, and a nightly reception is held in the Double Cross Lounge every evening. Other facilities include a 24-hour fitness center, a fully equipped business center, and a pet program that provides dog-sitting, walking and grooming services for an additional fee.

Kinzie Hotel, 20 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: 312-395-9000


Loews Chicago Hotel

Loews Chicago Hotel

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Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Loews Chicago Hotel is a modern getaway with a stylish rooftop lounge offering panoramic views of the city skyline, a casual restaurant and bar, and a large indoor lap pool. Situated near the Chicago River and a mile from the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, and Millennium Station, the hotel features guest rooms with a distinctly Chicago design, modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations, Keurig® coffee makers, and minibars, and spectacular city views. Loews Chicago Hotel has multiple spacious meeting facilities, a state-of-the-art, 24-hour fitness center, and a concierge desk.

Loews Chicago Hotel, 455 N Park Dr, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-840-6600


LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton

LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton

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Part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, LondonHouse is an architecturally stunning high-design, luxury lifestyle hotel that synchronizes classical architecture with modernist functionality.

The 452-room hotel overlooks the Chicago River from its prime position on Michigan Avenue and boasts a tri-level rooftop bar with breathtaking panoramic views. Spacious guestrooms have en-suite bathrooms, large workstations, flat-screen televisions, and free wireless Internet and hotel amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a grand ballroom, and modern meeting spaces, an acclaimed restaurant that serves inventive regional cuisine and signature cocktails on a terrace beneath a domed cupola overlooking the river.

LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton, 85 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, Phone: 312-357-1200


Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

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Situated in Chicago’s Lakeshore East neighborhood, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel is a luxury retreat based within the sophisticated Aqua building and ideally located within walking distance of the Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. Boasting spectacular views of Lake Michigan and surrounding parks, the hotel’s guestrooms have contemporary décor, en-suite bathrooms, and modern amenities, such as minibars, flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet. Upscale facilities include a seasonal outdoor swimming pool with a sundeck and fire pits and an Italian restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, along with Italian wines and cocktails in refined ambiance. Guests can enjoy complimentary access to the health club featuring an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, an outdoor running track and deluxe sauna.

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, Phone: 312-565-5258


Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

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Set within a skyscraper above the shopping mall on 900 North Michigan, the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is a luxury hotel that is ideally situated for enjoying the world-class dining, entertainment, and shopping on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile. Located a short walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art and Navy Pier, the hotel features elegant guest rooms and suites with vintage French décor, marble en-suite bathrooms with Malin + Goetz amenities, and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan or the Chicago skyline. The hotel has a high-end restaurant serving contemporary cuisine and an exclusive spa and wellness center offering health and beauty treatments with an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, sauna, steam rooms, and a fitness center. The five-star hotel also has a fully-equipped business center and a beautiful art collection.

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-280-8800


Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

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Located on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, the Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile is a contemporary chic hotel that exudes a timeless class and elegance. Set just a mile from the lakefront Chicago Shakespeare Theater and a short walk from Millennium Park, the luxury hotel is ideally placed for exploring all that downtown Chicago has to offer. The hotel features refined guest rooms and suites with marble en-suite bathrooms, spacious living areas with spectacular city views, and modern amenities such as coffeemakers, flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet. The hotel offers multiple dining options, including an upscale steakhouse and a cozy wine bar, and other facilities include over 10,000 square feet of meeting space, a fully equipped fitness center, and a beautiful ballroom.

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, 20 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-324-4000

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Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop Chicago

Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop Chicago

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Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop Chicago is a luxurious hotel and a National Historic Landmark just steps from Millennium Park that offers an unforgettable stay. Designed by world-renowned architect Daniel Burnham, the hotel boasts breathtaking architecture, mosaic floors, and marble ceilings, and beautifully appointed guest rooms with mahogany furnishings and modern amenities. Some suites have spectacular views of Millennium Park, and Lake Michigan and wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel. Upscale facilities at the hotel include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a bicycle rental service, and a casual restaurant that serves adventurous contemporary cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A stylish bar offers handcrafted cocktails, fine wines, and craft beers. Staypineapple Chicago, An Iconic Hotel is a short walk from the Chicago’s entertainment center, the Chicago Theatre and Art Institute of Chicago.

Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop Chicago, 1 W. Washington Street, Chicago, IL, 60602, Phone: 312-940-7997


The Guesthouse Hotel

The Guesthouse Hotel

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The Guesthouse Hotel is a 25-unit boutique hotel that offers comfortable one, two- and three- bedroom accommodations with gourmet kitchens and an appealing home-away-from-home ambiance. Situated in the quaint and culturally rich neighborhood of Andersonville in Chicago, the Guesthouse Hotel offers stylish guest rooms with high ceilings, en-suite bathrooms, flat-screen televisions, washer and tumble dryers and private balconies with barbecue facilities and beautiful views. Modern facilities include a fully-equipped fitness center, a 24-hour front desk, a mini-market, meeting facilities, and a comfortable shared lounge. The Guesthouse Hotel is located within a few kilometers from the Wrigley Field and the Lincoln Park Campus of the DePaul University.

The Guesthouse Hotel, 4872 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640, Phone: 773-564-9568


The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

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Overlooking iconic Lake Michigan from a prime location on Michigan Avenue in the heart of downtown Chicago, The Gwen , a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago is a luxury hotel that features deluxe accommodations, and unparalleled amenities and services. Beautifully appointed guest rooms boast custom-designed décor and furnishings with signature sculptures, spacious work desks with ergonomic chairs, fully-stocked minibars, and bespoke bath products. Circa Restaurant and Lounge serve globally-inspired fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, while the hotel’s rooftop terrace, Upstairs at the Gwen is an idyllic spot for sundowners and spectacular skyline views. Other facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness center with over 2,000 square feet of space and yoga equipment and fully-equipped 24-hour business center.

The Gwen, 521 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-645-1500


The Langham

The Langham

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Located just two blocks away from the famous shopping, dining, and entertainment district known as the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, the Langham is a luxury hotel set in an architecturally significant skyscraper designed by renowned architect Mies van der Rohe.

The Langham features beautifully appointed guest rooms with stylish décor in dark woods accents, marble Alaskan white granite bathrooms, upscale amenities and floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views. The hotel has an award-winning wellness retreat that offers holistic healing treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine and a state-of-the-art fitness studio. The Travelle Kitchen + Bar serves contemporary seasonal American cuisine for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner and traditional afternoon tea with signature Langham teas in the afternoons.

The Langham, 330 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-923-9988


The Peninsula Chicago

The Peninsula Chicago

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Set in a landmark high-rise building on Superior Street across from the historic Water Tower Place, The Peninsula Chicago is an elegant luxury hotel located along the Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago. Situated a short walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Navy Pier, the hotel features sophisticated guest rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows embracing breathtaking city views and modern amenities such as minibars, iPod docking stations, flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet. Guests have several dining options from a European-style café, and a swanky Chinese eatery to an exceptional international restaurant and sleek cocktail bar. Additional facilities include a rooftop spa and fitness center, a swimming pool and a sun terrace, and more than 11,000 square feet of event and meeting space.

The Peninsula Chicago, 108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-337-2888


Hotel Lincoln

Hotel Lincoln

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Dating back to the 1920s, the Hotel Lincoln is a quaint vintage-style hotel set in the Old Town Triangle off Lincoln Park and ideally located for exploring the city. Situated across the street from Lincoln Park and within a few minutes’ walks from the beach, this hip hotel features stylish guest rooms with local artworks adorning the walls, en-suite bathrooms and sitting areas with pull-out sofas. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels, iPod docking stations, coffeemakers, and complimentary wireless Internet, and hotel facilities include a rooftop bar with breathtaking views, rooftop yoga classes, a fully equipped business center, dry cleaning services, and bike rentals in the summer months.

Hotel Lincoln, 1816 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, Phone: 312-254-4700


The Talbott Hotel

The Talbott Hotel

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Situated within two blocks from the high-end shops along the Magnificent Mile, The Talbott Hotel is a luxurious European-style hotel that was established in 1927 and has been providing guests with exceptional service for more than 90 years. Located a short walk away from the Lakefront Trail which boasts breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, the hotel features elegantly appointed accommodations with en-suite bathrooms with soaking tubs, work desks, and separate living rooms, along with modern amenities such as air-conditioning, coffee makers, Apple Mac Mini computers, and dog beds. Upscale facilities include a contemporary American restaurant, a clubby lobby lounge with a working fireplace, a fitness center, and meeting space for private functions.

The Talbott Hotel, 20 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-944-4970


Ivy Boutique Hotel

Ivy Boutique Hotel

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Situated a short way from the lively buzz of the Magnificent Mile and a mile from the Navy Pier and Millennium Park, the Ivy Boutique Hotel is a beautifully designed and appointed city retreat that offers spacious guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and modern amenities. Contemporary guest rooms have dark wood furniture and sophisticated décor, fully-stocked minibars, iPod docking stations, and floor-to-ceiling windows with automatic window drapery and spectacular city views. DiVine Lounge serves breakfast every morning and an array of signature cocktails and appetizers in the evening, and guests can soak up the magnificent skyline vistas from the outdoor Sky Terrace during warmer months. The hotel boasts offers over 3,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities, and guests enjoy complimentary access to CorePower Yoga and Planet Fitness.

Ivy Boutique Hotel, 233 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-335-5444


Virgin Hotel

Virgin Hotel

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Overlooking the Chicago River from the heart of the business and theater districts of downtown Chicago, the Virgin Hotel is an ultramodern hotel housed in a classic building on Wabash Avenue that provides an excellent base for exploring the city. The hotel features sleek rooms with wooden floors, separate dressing areas, en-suite bathrooms with rainfall showerheads, and living and dining areas in the suites, along with modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions, minibars, coffee makers, and complimentary wireless Internet. Upscale facilities at the hotel include a trendy cocktail lounge that serves an evening social hour, a modern American diner and a hip rooftop bar, a casual coffee shop and exclusive spa and wellness center and a 24-hour fitness center. The Virgin Hotel also has three functional meeting rooms that can be used for private events and functions.

Virgin Hotel, 203 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 855-946-6600


Waldorf Astoria

Waldorf Astoria

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Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, the Waldorf Astoria is a luxury hotel with deluxe accommodations, an exclusive spa and wellness center, a Parisian-style restaurant and bar, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an array of guest services. Stylish guest rooms have contemporary designs and luxurious fabrics, en-suite bathrooms, fireplaces, and sofa beds, and modern amenities and upscale facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a spa, and health club that offers massages and other treatments and a modern fitness center with the latest equipment. Petit Margeaux serves authentic elevated French cuisine, and the Margeaux Brasserie is a casual tavern-style bar that offers signature cocktails imported spirits and fine wines from around the world.

Waldorf Astoria, 11 E Walton St, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-646-1300


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The Emily Hotel

Surrounded by the bustling restaurant scene in the city’s West Loop neighborhood, The Emily Hotel (formerly the Ace Hotel in Chicago) is a stylishly appointed and modernly decorated hotel with contemporary guest rooms, an innovative restaurant and a sophisticated rooftop lounge with spectacular city views. Well-appointed guest rooms feature en-suite bathrooms, original locally-made artwork, and fully-stocked minibars and include a turntable with a selection of vinyl records. Facilities at the hotel include a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center, in-room dining services, and a 24-hour front desk with concierge services. The hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet and valet parking services.

311 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607, Phone: 312-764-1919

Aloft Chicago Downtown River North

Conveniently located just a short walk from the high-end shops and restaurants along the Magnificent Mile, Aloft Chicago Downtown River North is a deluxe boutique hotel that features stylishly decorated guest rooms with modern amenities, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a casual neighborhood restaurant and bar. Guestrooms have en-suite bathrooms, coffee machines and mini-fridges with free bottled water, and complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel. Facilities include a fitness center, a modern business center, and a lounge with a pool table and Beatrix Restaurant serves globally-inspired cuisine for lunch and dinner, and the River North Bar is the place to go for hand-crafted cocktails, and a carefully selected wine and beer list.

515 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: 312-661-1000

Silversmith Hotel

Located in the center of Chicago’s Loop, near the theater and financial district, the Silversmith Hotel is a contemporary hotel with modern accommodations, a 24-hour gym and business center, and stylish lounge and restaurant that serves modern American cuisine and specialty cocktails. Guest rooms have modern décor, coffee makers, minifridges, and flat-screen televisions with pay-per-view movies, and hotel amenities include a fully-equipped gym, a business center, on-site laundry facilities, and concierge services. The Adamus Lounge serves modern American cuisine and handcrafted cocktails, and room service is available 24 hours a day. The Silversmith Hotel is just a short walk from Millennium Park and a mile from the Magnificent Mile.

10 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, Phone: 312-372-7696

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