Collected by Samantha Murphy
15 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
The Acme is my favorite hotel in Chicago. First off, most of the rooms are suites with tiny kitchenettes, refrigerators, microwaves and separate bedrooms. The “knock and drop” coffee feature means someone will bring you a thermos of hot coffee at...
1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
Ian Schrager unveiled the first location of his affordable, frills-free luxury hotel chain, Public, in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. Previously the historic Ambassador East hotel—which housed the storied restaurant and celeb haunt, the Pump...
1 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
If you’re from Chicago, you’ve heard of Daniel Burnham, and if you’ve read the book “Devil in the White City” you’ve heard of him too—he was one of Chicago’s most famous architects who was also connected with the World’s Columbian Exposition of...
800 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
The Park Hyatt Chicago recently renovated its restaurant, spa, and 13 suites. The Water Tower Suite, stocked with books on local museums and landmarks, is a dream for architecture buffs. Rooms from $395, Water Tower Suite from $6,000. (312)...
221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
With rooms overlooking Millennium Park and a short walk to the shopping areas of State Street and the Magnificent Mile, Radisson Blu Aqua has an ideal location. However, it is a destination in its own right. With a comfortable yet shimmering...
2657 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
In 2011, one of Chicago’s most popular restaurants, Longman & Eagle, expanded into an inn with the creation of six rooms. The owners, two of whom run the music venue Empty Bottle, built and outfitted the whole place. Each of the rooms is...
Lobby entrance on, 636 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
The Blackstone Hotel is like stepping back in time. Established in 1910, the recently renovated historic site just feels like Chicago during the roaring 20's. Located a touch south of downtown on Michigan Avenue, it's a pleasant walk or a short...
4563 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
If you're looking to stay in a bed and breakfast in the heart of Chicago's historic Bronzeville neighborhood, this is it. I'm a sucker for Victorian architecture, mansions and anything stately, so I'm sold on the Welcome Inn Manor. You can choose...
17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
One of my favorite discoveries in Chicago is the Empire Ballroom inside The Palmer House. It's just up the stairs from the hotel's magnificent lobby and has a rich history most anyone working at the hotel will be willing to tell you more about....
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