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Luxury hotels in Chicago

A curated list of 5-star luxury hotels and resorts

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in December 2023.

Hey! When I travel I love to stay at luxurious hotels - especially the kind of places that offer over the top extras and really spoil their guests with great service, nice spas, awesome restaurants and beautiful views. What more can you want? To save some time, I've put together this list of my favourite 5-star hotels and resorts in Chicago. I hope you will like it!

  • 1 The Langham Chicago Chicago, United States

    The Langham Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Just 2 blocks away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this luxury hotel towers above the city in a skyscraper designed by renowned architect Mies van der Rohe, offering upscale amenities and stylish comfort in the heart of downtown Chicago. Warm tones and dark woods accent every room at The Langham Chicago, which feature a private bathroom with marble Alaskan white granite, a deep soaking bath tub, rainfall showerhead and upscale bath amenities. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around $440.

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  • 2 Waldorf Astoria Chicago Chicago, United States

    Waldorf Astoria Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighbourhood, this luxury hotel boasts an on-site spa & wellness centre, as well as a restaurant. Shopping along The Magnificent Mile is within 5 minutes’ walk. Show full description Guest review score 8.3, rooms from around $475.

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  • 3 The Peninsula Chicago Chicago, United States

    The Peninsula Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Located along the Magnificent Mile, this Chicago hotel is 5 minutes' walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art. The hotel offers a full-service Asian-inspired spa, award-winning restaurants, and spacious luxury guest rooms with city views. Show full description Guest review score 9.5, rooms from around $525.

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  • 4 Four Seasons Chicago Chicago, United States

    Four Seasons Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Just steps away from the luxury shopping, dining and entertainment on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this downtown Chicago hotel features skyline city views, an on-site restaurant and lavish spa. Free WiFi is available. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $370.

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  • 5 Nobu Hotel Chicago Chicago, United States

    Nobu Hotel Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Situated in Chicago, 1.5 km from Union Station, Nobu Hotel Chicago provides accommodation with a bar and private parking. Featuring a restaurant, the property also has a fitness centre, as well as an indoor pool and a sauna. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $265.

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  • 6 Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago Chicago, United States

    Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Featuring stunning views from every area of the hotel, this landmark building of stainless steel and tinted glass stands 92-stories above the Loop and North Michigan Avenue along the Chicago River. Luxury spa services, fine dining and upscale amenities are among the unique services offered to guests at the hotel. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $318.

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  • 7 Viceroy Chicago Chicago, United States

    Viceroy Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Just steps away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile, this historic hotel is located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood and features a rooftop bar and lounge with panoramic city views, on-site dining and a seasonal rooftop pool. Every modern guest room at Viceroy Chicago provides a flat-screen cable TV, plush lounge seating and complimentary WiFi. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $196.

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  • 8 Park Hyatt Chicago Chicago, United States

    Park Hyatt Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Quintessentially Chicago with a landmark address just steps from historic Water Tower Park and the famed Michigan Avenue, is where you’ll find the reimagined Park Hyatt Chicago - a residential oasis for discerning global travelers seeking a uniquely authentic, downtown experience. A luxurious home away from home with sprawling views of Lake Michigan, Park Hyatt Chicago embraces the elements of the surrounding city while offering a serene escape through thoughtfully calming design. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around $382.

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  • 9 Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile Chicago, United States

    Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Just 2 blocks away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile, this luxury Chicago Gold Coast hotel is housed in a 32-floor prism glass building featuring stunning views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline. Adorned in French art de vivre furnishings and décor, each room at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile features luxury feathertop duvet bedding and a spacious marble bathroom. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around $143.

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  • 10 The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Chicago, United States

    The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Located atop the famous Water Tower Place in Chicago’s Gold Coast district, this hotel offers artfully decorated guest rooms that feature city of lake views from large picture windows. The luxury shops and restaurants of the Magnificent Mile are just steps from this hotel. Show full description Guest review score 8.7, rooms from around $341.

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  • 11 JW Marriott Chicago Chicago, United States

    JW Marriott Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Just 1 mile away from Millennium Park and the Art Institute Museum, this historic Chicago Loop hotel features renowned architectural designs, a luxury spa and indoor pool in the heart of the city’s financial district. Every room at JW Marriott Chicago features a 42-inch flat-screen LCD TV with Netflix streaming and satellite cable channels. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around $224.

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Tomas Mazowski

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