ACME Hotel Company
15 East Ohio Street
This hotel boasts high-tech—including wireless audio systems and free Google Glass rentals for guests—details while maintaining a modern design, offering an offbeat alternative to traditional hotels in the city.
120 East Delaware Place
Enjoy breathtaking skyline scenes from the two birds-eye view vantage points, or from the windows in some of the 375-room hotel. For travelers looking for more than a bed to sleep in, there’s also a farm-to-table restaurant and a spa located in the hotel.
330 North Wabash Avenue
The 316-room Langham Chicago contains a 22,000-square-foot fitness studio and spa, a screening room, a blue-chip art collection with works by Anish Kapoor and Claes Oldenburg and a David Rockwell-designed restaurant and bar.
800 North Michigan Avenue
Beautifully minimalist and maximally luxurious with expansive lake views, the rooms at the Park Hyatt in Chicago are hard to beat. The prime downtown location also boasts the award-winning NoMI restaurant and bar.
1301 North State Parkway
Ian Schrager’s swank Public Hotel offers 285 spacious, well-appointed guest rooms, premier food and beverage options like the Pump Room restaurant (with cuisine by Jean-Georges Vongerichten) and several lively lobby lounges.
113-125 North Green Street
Soho house has opened its newest club in a six-story West Loop warehouse with a 40-room hotel, rooftop, pool club, gym, spa and plenty of sure-to-be-packed restaurants like London implant Pizza East.
21 East Bellevue Place
With in-room offerings from James Beard Award-winning chef Paul Kahan, REN skin-care products and complimentary car service to downtown, the first Midwest location of the Thompson hotel brand might be just the place for a staycation.
W Lake Shore
644 North Lake Short Drive
Following an expansive $38 million redesign, this luxurious hotel is one of the hottest spots to stay in Chicago—and located right on Lake Michigan, also one of the most conveniently located.
11 East Walton
Voted No. 1 City Hotel in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler in 2014, the Waldorf Astoria is one of Chicago’s premiere hotel venues. Each room averages 890 square feet and is filled with luxurious amenities like furnished outdoor areas, fireplaces and marble soaking tubs.
108 East Superior Street
Come for the traditional Asian-inspired service that the Peninsula hotel group is known for, and stay for the posh afternoon tea. Plus, you’ll feel good about staying here—the Peninsula Chicago has saved hundreds of cubic feet in landfill waste by composting all leftover food.
55 East Ontario Street
Get crafty—and a little tipsy—at the James Hotel with the In-Room Cocktail package: A tray arrives for cocktails, stocked with liquors, measured ingredients and glasses printed with DIY recipes for drinks like the Old Havana and the Moscow Mule.