Best Hotels for a Long Weekend in Chicago


The Windy City is perfect for a long weekend getaway, but with so many options how do you go about choosing the perfect hotel for your long-anticipated trip? Here are our picks of the best the city has to offer, for whoever you’re traveling with.

-          Girls’ getaway – Dana Hotel & Spa    

Located in the popular River North area of the city, this chic boutique hotel has everything you could need for an unforgettable weekend away with your best girls. Close to fantastic shopping on the famous Magnificent Mile, top restaurants, and bustling nightlife, this hotel nevertheless offers guests the chance to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life with its luxurious full-service spa. After a day seeing the city sights head to the hotel’s stunning rooftop bar, Apogee Lounge, where you can sip creative cocktails while looking out over the twinkling lights of the Chicago skyline.

-          Romantic retreat – Waldorf Astoria

For classic romance, look no further than the stunning Waldorf Astoria located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighbourhood, known for its upscale selection of shops, restaurants, and attractions all within easy walking distance of the doorstep – perfect for a romantic stroll with your sweetheart! The hotel offers a refined and elegant retreat from the city, with suite-style rooms featuring beautiful fireplaces and private terraces, an award-winning spa, and a fine-dining bistro serving elegant seasonal dishes – perfect for a romantic dinner date.

-          Family fun – Omni Chicago Hotel & Suites

For a really special experience the kids will never forget, book your weekend stay at the Mag Mile’s family-friendly Omni Hotel. Here kids will receive the red-carpet treatment, with a backpack handed out as soon as you arrive which contains plenty of goodies to keep them busy as you settle in. The hotel is in the heart of the action, with all the amenities you could want within walking distance, but after all the excitement of the big city you can settle back in to your room and on the first night of your stay the hotel’s staff will even bring complimentary milk and cookies straight to your door before bedtime – the perfect treat for little ones.

-          Solo travel – Freehand Chicago

This trendy hotel-come-hostel is a perfect choice for solo travellers as it offers shared guest rooms at a fantastic rate within the heart of the bustling River North neighborhood. You can hang out in the hip common area, meet new friends at Café Integral which serves as an all-day coffee bar/night-time cocktail lounge, or visit Polynesian-themed establishment The Broken Shaker, located right next door, to get a taste of some creative cocktail creations and sharing plates. If shared rooms are not your thing, the hotel also offers a range of budget-friendly private rooms, so you can still enjoy all the amenities on offer – with a little more privacy at the end of the night!

Wherever your Chicago adventures might take you, our luxurious Chicago car service is here to transport you around the city with ease. Our professional, reliable chauffeurs will take you to the top museums, for a night out on the town, or to that fine-dining restaurant for a special date night with the one you love. We have an extensive fleet of vehicles to meet your needs, so whether you’re looking for a party limo with the girls or an SUV to get you and the kids to the airport, we’ve got you covered.

Posted on Feb 20 2018

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