What to look for in the Best Hotels in Chicago?

Finally you made up your mind to go to the Wind City after all didn’t you? Good going there by the way. There are only a whirl wind of surprises and activities waiting for you in Chicago and the best way to probably enjoy most of it is to stay at a luxurious hotel, with amenities and services that portrays the royal treatment. One deserves to stay in a place where he wouldn’t miss home because the stay is good and the people are gracious. Your accommodation must be just like home, a spot in this big world where you can relax, let your guard down and enjoy the trivial pleasures in life.



There are a number of factors one has to look out for in order to choose the best hotels in Chicago. Surely there is something for every vacationer out there. The hard part is, taking a pick from the vast choices. It is advisable to dig deeper than what the pictures on the internet show and what your friends tell you.

The most important thing to look out for in your hotel is the venue. Where and how your hotel is situated is an important aspect of choosing your accommodation. One such hotel with a great locality is The Peninsula Chicago. It has picked up many awards and accreditations on the way, like the Five-Diamond award and the Mobil award. Like all great places in Chicago, it is situated in the “Magnificent Mile,” with plenty of chic boutiques, upscale restaurants, lounges and many other key attractions.

The next facet one must look out for is the amenities. A good hotel must provide the basics like hot water, air-conditioning, parking space, Wi-Fi whether it is free or not, room service and just to bite off more than we can chew a spa. But there are many hotels that provides tenfold of the amenities mentioned above. One such hotel is the Four Seasons Hotel, and unless you’re living under a rock this hotel will be known to you. With refined rooms facing the city or Lake Michigan, they come with flat-screen television, I-Pod docks, free Wi-Fi, marbled bath floors and a mini bar. It has a luxury restaurant serving contemporary cuisine, a spa with beauty and health regiments, indoor pool and a whirlpool and also a sauna, steam room and a world-class fitness centre. It also has a fine business centre and a scintillating art collection.



The next aspect is that of comfort and good treatment. Not that the rest of the luxurious hotels don’t have it, but there are a few who take special care of their customers and bombard them with hospitality. One such hotel is the Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago. A five star hotel who goes out of their way to provide world class service to the customers. They really know how to treat you as a king or a queen.

With the basics covered there are many more things one looks for in a hotel. For example, if you love architecture then the InterContinental Chicago is the place to go. It is actually an architectural landmark in Chicago. It has an in-house shopping facility and you can surly take advantage of the 40,000 square feet event house. It also has a large fitness centre, a spa and an Olympic junior swimming pool. The Waldorf Astoria Chicago is a top notch hotel to stay in. The icing on the cake is that most of the suites have fireplaces and a private terrace access.

And of course, the most important priority is that of safety. Gladly and truthfully, each and every luxurious hotel provides top notch security and safety both inside the rooms and outside as well. Most of the rooms have safe boxes. The hotels also have sprinklers and fire defendants. If you are carrying costly items, it is highly recommended that you safe guard these items at the hotels security locker systems before leaving your room. All though the staffs in these high end hotels are well interviewed and trained, it is best to be extra cautious when it comes to your belongings.

These are just the few obvious things one must look out for in the best hotels in Chicago. There is so much more to explore. Chicago does not only have the luxury hotels but also has budget hotels with amenities not less of any other luxury hotels. So avail yourself the best and enjoy your vacation to the fullest.