If you're a first time visitor to Chicago, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller hotel could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about hotels in Chicago.
Here are some of the most recommended hotels in Chicago.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:
"Quite a few, but somehow The James Chicago Hotel tops the lists for me." See More
"Another one I like is Hotel Palomar Chicago." See More
"You can't go wrong with old standbys of Four Seasons Hotel Chicago and The Peninsula Chicago, but great newcomers are Thompson Chicago, Acme Hotel Company Chicago, The James Chicago Hotel, Virgin Hotels Chicago, and Public Chicago Hotel." See More
"Three Dots and a Dash is a fun Tiki bar nearby, Broken Shaker at Freehand Chicago is great and you can go to the rooftop bar at Virgin Hotels Chicago" See More
"A Destination restaurant, book a room at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower facing the water." See More
"I enjoyed the Dana Hotel and Spa, Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel,The Palmer House, and Drake Hotel depending on the style of hotel you are looking for (and location)." See More
"I'd also have a look at the Chicago Athletic Association on S." See More
"Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago!" See More
"West Town/Wicker Park/Bucktown or Wrigleyville may be a good area for you for bars, but if you're looking for something different with a view try the top of the Hotel Lincoln - trendy, fun and great scenery" See More
"Godfrey Hotel, The Aloft Loft, Dana Hotel and Spa are fun options." See More
"As for a hotel, I have stayed at the Marriott JW Marriott Chicago." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Chicago locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Chicago.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.
Don't forget to check what most people recommend is the ideal length of time to visit. Read more about how many days in Chicago to stay.