Luxury Hotels in Chicago
Welcome to the boasting city of Chicago, a multicultural city that flourishes on the diversity of all it’s neighborhoods. Sitting on the southwest side of Lake Michigan, from almost everywhere you look in the city you will be able to find stunning lake views, beautiful historic homes, and breathtaking skyline views.
Chicago is also home to some of the best food, jazz music, architecture, sports teams, shopping and so much more! One thing Chicago is also home to is some of the best luxury hotels you will find out there, and The Luxury Travel Agency is proud to be partners with many of them. Below are three of the best luxury hotels we are proud to work with and that will offer you nothing but five-star service all the way!
Luxury Hotels in Chicago #1: The Langham
The Langham in Chicago resides within the land marked, 52-storey riverfront IBM building (renamed AMA Plaza in September 2013) designed by renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Offering 316 guest rooms and suites, The Langham gracefully blends urban sophistication with refined luxury and features a fine art collection with more than 150 pieces of distinctive art.
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago overlooking the Chicago River and cityscape, the hotel is an iconic landmark of the city’s skyline. It is just steps from The Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, Art Institute of Chicago, as well as other famed dining, shopping, and cultural attractions.
Relax in comfort and style in one of 268 tasteful rooms and 48 elegantly furnished suites boasting views of Chicago’s iconic skyline and the Chicago River. Guestrooms are outfitted with the latest technological conveniences and thoughtful amenities required by today’s savvy travelers.
Luxury Hotels in Chicago #2: The Peninsula Chicago
The Peninsula Chicago offers a variety of stunning guest room accommodations with the ultimate in design and personalized services, including The Peninsula’s exclusive tablet technology, available in 11 different languages.
Each guestroom is outfitted with a minimum of three tablets offering a variety of information and control right at your fingertips, including access to Press Reader, which provides access to over 3,500 domestic and international newspapers, in 55 languages.
The Peninsula Chicago offers complimentary high-speed internet access, along with long-distance, international calls via VoIP, Nespresso coffee and tea service and a scanner-printer-color copier machine in all guestrooms.
At the top of The Peninsula Chicago, you will find a 15,000-square-foot spa and fitness center occupying the top two floors of the hotel, offering unparalleled views.
The Spa offers an intimate, indulgent environment featuring innovative spa treatments, gracious service and magnificent facilities including eight treatment rooms, a half-Olympic length swimming pool on the 19th floor overlooking the Chicago skyline.
Enjoy the hotel’s distinctive restaurants and bars – The Lobby, offering contemporary American cuisine; Shanghai Terrace, voted the “#1 Chinese Restaurant” by Zagat Survey; and Z Bar, a rooftop lounge featuring iconic views of the city, named one of the “Best Bars in the World” by Forbes.
The Peninsula Chicago has proudly received a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating each year since its opening. The Peninsula Hotels are thrilled to be the first and only hotel brand to achieve the highest possible Five-Star status across all ten of its properties. Recently, The Peninsula Chicago was honored to be named #1 Hotel in Chicago by Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” in 2020.
Luxury Hotels in Chicago #3: Trump Hotel Chicago
Since opening the doors to its first guests in 2008, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago has become a globally recognized leader in luxury hotels.
Located in a stunning building that stands alone in Chicago’s famous skyline located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the property is renowned for its spectacular views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan and the city’s historic architecture; its contemporary, sophisticated design and its unparalleled standards of guest service.
Trump Hotel Chicago’s fully appointed guest rooms are among the largest in the United States providing spacious guest quarters with 10-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows and breathtaking views. Contemporary, custom-designed furniture grace the living areas and bedrooms. Fully equipped kitchens feature Italian wood cabinetry by Snaidero and stainless-steel appliances including a microwave and a dishwasher and cooktop by Miele. The room’s Sub-Zero refrigerator also serves as the mini-bar, offering – in addition to snacks, water, and juices – half-sized bottles of wine and spirits. Bernardaud china and Spigeleau stemware fills the cabinetry in all guest rooms.
The limestone, five-fixture bathroom features custom vanities, separate stall shower, deep soaking tubs, in-mirror television portal and premium fixtures offering luxurious touches.
For guest ease, lighting and window treatments can be controlled at the touch of a button, and every room features an electronic “Do Not Disturb” option that automatically disables the doorbell to each guest room.
Terrace 16 and Rebar – the food and beverage outlets at Trump Chicago – have become dining destinations unto themselves.
Terrace 16, previously named the #1 outdoor lounge by Chicago magazine, is the city’s most highly sought al fresco destination. From the inspired beverage program, and the delicious, share-inspired menu, to its picturesque views – as well as the weekly fireworks from Navy Pier – there is no better place to experience summer in Chicago. Rebar, the property’s chic cocktail lounge, is now famous for its fresh market approach to mixology, as well as its Asian inspired fare.
Guests appreciate the opportunity to take advantage of The Spa at Trump, which epitomizes the notion of beauty and wellness from the inside out. The signature gemstone services and the expansive line of products and services by celebrity favorite Natura Bissé continue to receive attention from journalists at outlets like Michigan Avenue, CS, Spa, Lucky and dozens more. The state-of-the-art health club and indoor heated swimming pool, and the creative fitness programming constantly inspire interest for spa getaways.
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago has set a platinum standard for luxury living. All who enter the property welcome the endless possibilities at their fingertips to enjoy the luxurious lifestyle. With its beautifully landscaped River Walk – which directly connects visitors to the famed Magnificent Mile – Chicago’s most iconic retailers and cultural attractions are just steps away.
Favorite Luxury Hotels in Chicago #4: The Ritz Carlton Chicago
Situated in the heart of the Gold Coast neighborhood, steps away from the Magnificent Mile, The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago offers guests an unparalleled luxury experience in the Windy City. A refashioning of guest rooms and suites was completed in summer 2020, providing sophisticated accommodations with designs inspired by Chicago’s world-renowned architecture.
Lakeside Suites and Navy Pier Two-Bedroom Suites boast unobstructed views of Lake Michigan and Navy Pier. Guests can enjoy a fireworks show from the comfort of their suite during the summer months as Navy Pier lights up the sky every Wednesday and Saturday evening. Each day at 5:00pm, Garrett Popcorn’s famous “Chicago Mix” is served complimentary in the lobby as guests are invited to “Take Five” and enjoy one of Chicago’s quintessential food experiences.
The exclusive Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Club Lounge features five chef-inspired meals daily, allowing guests to spend less time planning where to dine and more time exploring the city. Experience ultimate relaxation at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Spa with unique services or a swim underneath the city lights in the indoor pool with skylight windows overhead.
An iconic address that unites city, lake and sky, The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago legacy lives through generations of families, travelers and trailblazers, providing a coveted setting to enjoy what matters most. Our beacon of hospitality is the backdrop for new and established voices in connecting, reconnecting and uncovering the dynamic energy of Chicago.
A little bit about The Luxury Travel Agency. We are a boutique agency based in Toronto which specializes in luxury travel. We can do anything from a simple hotel booking to complete Trip Consultation and Planning. We partner with over 2,000 of the best luxury hotels and resorts around the world which means we can offer our clients an array of added amenities and benefits such as:
- Room Upgrade when available
- Daily Full Breakfast, up to two guests
- USD 100 Hotel Credit
- Early Check-In/Late Check-Out, when available
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Custom Welcome Amenity
- VIP Status
The amenities and benefits vary from property to property, but we always do our best to get you the most value for your money and make sure your stay is as perfect as possible.
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