Chicago

Chicago, photo by Dori
Chicago (photo by Dori)
 

Chicago, located on the southeast shore of Lake Michigan.is the largest city in the American Midwest and the third largest city in country.

The city is known for its music (especially blues and jazz), museums, nightlife, comedy performances, and many other cultural attractions.

It is also known for its architecture, ranging from skyscrapers that include some of the world’s tallest buildings to important landmarks designed a century ago by Frank Lloyd Wright.

During the summer, visiting beaches on the lake and biking the city are popular.

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Overall Atmosphere: Cultural
A Cultural Atmosphere includes both the historic (eg, landmark town centers) and the contemporary (music, nightlife, etc).

Cultural Interests tend to be:
(a) indoors-oriented, and therefore not as linked to weather conditions for enjoyment
(b) relatively physically accessible, while also not being physically demanding.
Featuring mainly indoors-oriented historical or contemporary attractions.
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Aqua

Offering a garden and outdoor pool, Aqua is situated in Chicago, 500 metres from Millennium Park. Cloud Gate is 500 metres from the property. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$115

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Two-Bedroom on North Milwaukee Avenue Apt 3W

Located 3.3 km from United Center, Two-Bedroom on North Milwaukee Avenue Apt 3W offers accommodation in Chicago. The apartment is 3.5 km from Lincoln Park Zoo. Free WiFi is featured . There is a seating area and a kitchen. Average score from 481 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$175

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Two-Bedroom on West Barry Avenue Apt 1R

Two-Bedroom on West Barry Avenue Apt 1R offers accommodation in Chicago, 1.2 km from Wrigley Field. The apartment is 3 km from Lincoln Park Zoo. Free WiFi is offered . The air-conditioned unit is fitted with a kitchen. A flat-screen TV is featured. Average score from 81 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$87

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Three-Bedroom on West Barry Avenue Apt 2R

Set 1.2 km from Wrigley Field in Chicago, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. Featuring free private parking, the apartment is 3 km from Lincoln Park Zoo. The unit fitted with a kitchen with a dishwasher and oven. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$148

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Three-Bedroom on West Barry Avenue Apt G

Three-Bedroom on West Barry Avenue Apt G offers accommodation in Chicago. The apartment is 1.2 km from Wrigley Field. Free WiFi is featured . The kitchen features a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave and there is a private bathroom. Average score from 118 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$142

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
House of Two Urns

House of Two Urns

This Chicago guesthouse is located in Wicker Park and near The Loop. Free WiFi is available in every room. At this completely non-smoking House of Two Urns, guest rooms include satellite TV. A DVD player is also provided in each room. Average score from 83 guest reviews: 9.2/10.

$109 - $209

 
$1099.2
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago

Centrally located along the Chicago River in the famous Loop business district, this hotel features in-room spa services, free WiFi and a 24-hour gym. This eco-friendly hotel is 9 minutes' walk from Millennium Park. Average score from 430 guest reviews: 9.2/10.

$119 - $659

 
$1199.2
Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District

Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District

Located in Chicago’s cultural district, this hotel is in the same historic building as the Bank of America Theater. It serves a hot breakfast buffet every morning. Average score from 314 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$109 - $9999

 
$1099.0
Aqua

Aqua

Offering a garden and outdoor pool, Aqua is situated in Chicago, 500 metres from Millennium Park. Cloud Gate is 500 metres from the property. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$115

$1159.0
Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown/River North

Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown/River North

This Chicago River North hotel offers suites with well-equipped kitchens and free WiFi. A 24-hour fitness center and daily hot breakfast are available. The Magnificent Mile is just 5 minutes’ walk. Average score from 315 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$129 - $420

 
$1299.0
Courtyard Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

Courtyard Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

This high-rise downtown Chicago hotel offers panoramic views of Michigan Ave and the vibrant Magnificent Mile. It features an indoor pool, a Starbucks Café and an on-site restaurant. Each air-conditioned room has a seating area and a... Average score from 29 guest reviews: 8.9/10.

$125 - $420

 
$1258.9
Dana Hotel And Spa

Dana Hotel And Spa

This boutique Chicago hotel is located in the heart of city, just 5 minutes' walk from the luxury shops of the Magnificent Mile. It features gourmet dining, a full-service spa, and modern rooms with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Average score from 691 guest reviews: 8.8/10.

$109 - $569

 
$1098.8
Kimpton Hotel Allegro

Kimpton Hotel Allegro

Centrally located in the heart of Chicago city centre, this luxury hotel offers state-of-the-art fitness facilities and comfortable guestrooms filled with amenities. It is eco-friendly and just minutes from fine dining and world-class shopping. Average score from 47 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$118 - $629

 
$1188.7
Hyatt Place Chicago River North

Hyatt Place Chicago River North

Offering scenic views of the city, this River North hotel is just 3 blocks away from the Grand CTA Red Line station, offering easy access to several of Chicago’s most popular sites. Free WiFi access is available. Average score from 403 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$125

 
$1258.7
Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown

Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown

Located in the River North district, this downtown Chicago hotel is 1 mile from Navy Pier. The all-suite hotel features an Italian restaurant, indoor pool and suites with 2 flat-screen TVs. Average score from 540 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$129 - $9999

 
$1298.7
Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

This hotel in Chicago, Illinois is less than one mile from the John Hancock Observation Deck. The hotel includes a gym with cardiovascular equipment and guest suites with a kitchen. Average score from 315 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$134 - $409

 
$1348.7
BEST WESTERN PLUS Hawthorne Terrace Hotel

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hawthorne Terrace Hotel

This historic hotel is within 10 minutes' walk of Wrigley Field and the Red Line train to downtown Chicago. It features a glass-enclosed hot tub and contemporary rooms with free Wi-Fi. Average score from 283 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$108 - $341

 
$1088.6
The Drake

The Drake

Featuring stunning views of Lake Michigan, the Chicago Drake hotel is 3 minutes' walk from Oak Street Beach and 1 mile from Navy Pier. This hotel built in 1920 includes the bar Coq d’Or and elegantly designed guest rooms. Average score from 644 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$121 - $9999

 
$1218.6
Corporate Suites Network - 555 W. Madison

Corporate Suites Network - 555 W. Madison

Located in the heart of central Chicago, this property features apartments with stunning views of the city and a barbecue and picnic area. Every self-catering room includes free WiFi. Shopping and dining on the Magnificent Mile is 2 km away. Average score from 37 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$135

 
$1358.6
Majestic Hotel

Majestic Hotel

Near Wrigley Field, home to baseball's Chicago Cubs, the historic Majestic Hotel offers easy access to Chicago attractions and a free daily breakfast. It includes complimentary WiFi access and guestrooms with 32-inch flat-screen TV. Average score from 553 guest reviews: 8.5/10.

$101 - $335

 
$1018.5
Three-Bedroom on North Halsted Street Apt 2

Three-Bedroom on North Halsted Street Apt 2

Situated 1 km from Lincoln Park Zoo and 2.9 km from 360 Chicago, Three-Bedroom on North Halsted Street Apt 2 offers accommodation in Chicago. The air-conditioned unit is 3.1 km from Water Tower Chicago. Free WiFi is available . Average score from 29 guest reviews: 7.7/10.

$131

$1317.7
Two-Bedroom on West Belden Avenue Apt 2E

Two-Bedroom on West Belden Avenue Apt 2E

Situated 600 metres from Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 3 km from Wrigley Field. The kitchen has a dishwasher. Towels and bed linen are featured at Two-Bedroom on West Belden Avenue Apt... Average score from 15 guest reviews: 7.5/10.

$104

$1047.5

Highlights:

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Cultural
Unusual Local Feature
One of the finest collections of modern architecture in the world.

1. Seminal Frank Lloyd Wright buildings.

2. Famous skyscrapers.
Global City
Chicago is the biggest city in the central US, with a different character from the major coastal cities. Its character also varies greatly by neighborhood.
Also of Interest:
Cultural
Nightlife
Theater
Music
Visual Arts
Museums
Natural
Beaches
Biking

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