Chicago: Where to Stay
By Parker Marie Molloy
With so much to do during your time in the city, it’s easy to overlook the importance of having somewhere cozy (and conveniently located) to rest your head at the end of the day. Check out the list below.
4866 N. Clark St. #1N
Located in Andersonville, the Guesthouse hotel functions more as a home-away-from-home than a traditional hotel. Offering fully furnished, multi-room apartment units, Guesthouse is perfect for families and other multi-guest groups. Amenities include an outdoor deck for lounging and grilling, free high speed internet, a fitness center, and free parking for guests. During its peak season, prices at Guesthouse range from $200 for a one bedroom suite up to $360 for a three bedroom suite with balcony.
MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel
166 E. Superior St.
Located within walking distance of Navy Pier, Oak Street Beach, the John Hancock Observatory, and Michigan Avenue’s world-renowned shopping experiences, MileNorth is perfect for the traveler set on exploring Chicago’s downtown scene. Offering standard rooms and suites with city views, MileNorth features a modern-yet-cozy decor.
171 W. Randolph St.
Located in Chicago’s Loop, Allegro’s biggest selling point is its location. Walking distance to several CTA ‘L’ stops, Allegro’s location facilitates convenient travel throughout the city.
20 E. Delaware Pl.
Located just steps from Michigan Avenue, Talbott’s rooms aim to be as elegant as what you’d come to expect from the Gold Coast. Rooms range in size from 364 square feet to 700 square feet.
20 W. Kinzie St.
Formerly known as the Amalfi Hotel, Kinzie Hotel is located just off of Chicago’s famed State Street, just north of the Chicago River. Offering easy access to shopping, dining, and the city’s downtown tourist attractions, Kinzie’s recently renovated rooms feature modern stylings, mixed with loads of natural light.
528 W. Brompton Ave.
With the feel of a bed and breakfast, The Majestic is an excellent choice for those looking to explore Chicago’s Boystown, Lakeview, or Wrigleyville. Walking distance to Lake Michigan and Wrigley Field, The Majestic is a great fit for those looking for a day at the beach or an afternoon at the ballpark.
The Willows Hotel
555 W. Surf St.
Just north of Lakeview, The Willows Hotel is conveniently located for business and pleasure on Chicago’s north side. Offering a no-frills experience in terms of design or amenities, The Willows is ideal for those looking to avoid chain hotels without having to break the bank.