Written in cooperation with the Hipmunk Boutique Hotel campaign.
The windy city has a little something for everyone. Come for an overnight stay or spend some time, but either way,Chicago will thrill with it’s Miracle Mile, Wrigley Stadium, and deep dish pizza. Set scenically on the shores of Lake Michigan, this vibrant city is one of the largest in the United States, offering up nearly endless sightseeing and dining options.
The cities dynamic skyline dominates downtown and is famous for museums, such as the Art Institute with it’s noted impressionist works, along with many sports teams.
If only a short stopover is in on your agenda, the Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport hotel fits all of your needs. The only hotel set within the grounds of O’Hare airport, the Hilton is a short jaunt to check in before you catch the train downtown to take in the highlights of downtown Chicago. Once back at the comfortable hotel, enjoy ample workspace for taking care of business needs before dinner and perhaps a swim or gym workout.
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For those lucky enough to have the time to truly explore, perhaps the Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace Hotel is centrally located near all of the major sites as well as the beach of Lake Michigan. This boutique hotel offers king size beds with luxurious linens, whirlpool tubs and views of the Lakeview East neighborhood. Free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and a friendly outlook on pets, makes for a family friendly stay. Take in a Cubs game, head to the Navy Pier or Lincoln Park Zoo before setting out on the town in search of the best deep pizza around.
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Save the environment, and enjoy excellent location and amenities, at one of the few LEED certified hotels in town; theFairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/River North. This eco-friendly hotel rooms feature LED tvs, mini-fridges, hair dryers, coffee makers and ironing boards. Follow up your workout with the free breakfast and energetically head out into the streets of Chicago to explore historic Navy Pier or enjoy a boat cruise on the worlds largest lake.
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If luxury is what you are after, the Trump International Hotel Tower Chicago is a cut above. The hotel includes an excellent location in the center of the action, along with a 23,000 square foot spa and fitness center. The unique Attache service provides assistance with business and personal concerns, while one of the five on-site restaurants has earned 2 Michelin stars! When in your room appreciate the limestone bathrooms, full kitchens and large screen tvs.
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Find a modern and hip vibe at the Aloft Chicago City Center. This boutique style hotel features loft style rooms, oversized spa showers, and floor to ceiling windows. For the pet lover, this hotel is extremely pet friendly providing water bowls, toys and treats. Set in the desirable River North area, the neighborhood borders the Miracle Mile and is close to endless shopping and restaurants.
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Whatever location or style of hotel best suits your needs, Chicago is an excellent choice of destination for the business traveler, the sports enthusiast, or the artist. And don’t forget to sample that deep dish pizza!