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Best Chicago Family Hotels

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/River North
Great for families
3 out of 5
60 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL
The price is $127 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)
Families like: close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Place was very clean employees where very kind and attentive"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/River North
Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown / River North
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
410 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $189 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"The staff was amazing. The front desk people, the asst. manager and the bartender, Rob, all incredibly nice people. Would stay at the residence in again just because of them."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown / River North
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee
Great for families
3 out of 5
4101 Fountain Square Pl, Waukegan, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $96 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Great Place to Stay!

"This is a really nice hotel. The rooms are terrific! There must have been a refurb done recently, because everything is spotless and new."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown
Great for families
3 out of 5
40 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $142 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, close to beach, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Very peaceful the staff is very friendly rooms are very clean and I really enjoyed the atmosphere of the whole area very relaxing and really love that I could cook my own meals just over the top love it most definitely coming back"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown
SpringHill Suites Chicago O'Hare by Marriott
Great for families
3 out of 5
8101 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $95 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"It looks old in the outside but the rooms are clean and the big windows offered us a view of the Chicago skyline and the freeway. Some humming sound from the train and sacked breakfast because of Covid was a bummer. DT is 14 miles away"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

SpringHill Suites Chicago O'Hare by Marriott
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $186 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,639 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, game room, close to beach, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"Went to Chicago recently and stayed at the Radisson Blu. Everything was very nice, from the pool area to the very nice gym. The buffet breakfast was very good as well. The only minor inconvenience was they had an issue with the revolving front door that required us to us a side door and went on for ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
Sonesta ES Suites Chicago - Schaumburg
Great for families
3 out of 5
901 E Woodfield Office Ct, Schaumburg, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $166 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"They have a man at the front desk who is incredibly kind and always looking to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible! My boyfriend and I come here every month as a little get away! I would definitely recommend coming here, its quiet, relaxing , and in a great area!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2020

Sonesta ES Suites Chicago - Schaumburg
Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown - The Loop
Great for families
3 out of 5
28 North Franklin Street, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $135 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (992 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"No microwave in room bag breakfast not enough trash cans in room"…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown - The Loop
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Great for families
4 out of 5
511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $159 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (6,665 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"I liked the service and property of this hotel .!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Hyatt Place Itasca
Great for families
3 out of 5
1150 North Arlington Heights Road, Itasca, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,003 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"It’s good and a great place to stay , clean hotel clean bed"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Hyatt Place Itasca
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Great for families
4 out of 5
151 East Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL
Free Cancellation
The price is $159 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (12,620 reviews)
Families like: close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Very conveniently located. Parking is near and close to major attractions"…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Place Chicago/Lombard/Oak Brook
Great for families
3 out of 5
2340 South Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $80 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,216 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Very spacious rooms. Convenient to many restaurants and shops."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Hyatt Place Chicago/Lombard/Oak Brook
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
Great for families
4 out of 5
600 N State St, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $139 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,318 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"The property was in a nice location and was close to any & all types of recreation, food. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. The manager, Don Slowinski, was wonderful in helping us with our reservation details especially when working under the stress of the Covid-19 reality. We will ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
160 E Huron Street, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $107 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (4,112 reviews)
Families like: close to beach, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Would have liked to stay pre or past COVID19 but we needed a getaway. Hotel was awesome under the circumstances. We love this town."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL
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4.2/5Excellent! (13,835 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, games and toys
Great hotel with history

"If it is possible, please request to have rooms on the eastside of the hotel. Westside is facing to Chicago Loop so that you would be bothered by the train noise so much. Other than that, this hotel is great. Location is perfect, the building is historical, decorated with artistic interiors. You ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
300 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL
The price is $175 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (5,709 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"We did our annual birthday celebration for my grandson and granddaughter and enjoyed the hotel in spite of what’s going on in the world and the hotel was very nice except for the public bathroom that was next to the bar area it could use some tlc but otherwise a great hotel and location"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile
Schaumburg Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1100 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $114 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
It was ok.

"The hotel was under major renovations and we were not aware of that. Only indication was the emails from this website was showing two different hotel names. When we arrived it was something different. Location was fine. Told us breakfast was till 9. The sign for the weekends said 9:30 we went down ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Schaumburg Suites
Congress Plaza Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night
3.7/5Good! (6,790 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...

"Shower doesn’t have a door which causes the entire bathroom floor to be wet while showering and it then gets very slippery especially for a person walking with a walker"…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

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Where Should We Stay in Chicago?

If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Chicago is a good choice. The interesting architecture, art scene, and notable monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Chicago, you might want to consider one of the 705 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Hyatt Regency Chicago: Offers 4 restaurants, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 4-star hotel.

Congress Plaza Hotel - Features 2 restaurants, free WiFi, and free cribs. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Hyatt Place Chicago/Lombard/Oak Brook - Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the quiet location at this 3-star hotel.

SpringHill Suites Chicago O'Hare by Marriott - Features an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free cribs. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Chicago?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use this information to plan when to grab the kids and head to Chicago.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Driest months: February, January, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 2.31 inches
  • Rainiest months: May, June, July, and August, with an average rainfall of 4.05 inches

What Should We See and Do in Chicago?

Skydeck Ledge and Wrigley Field are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Chicago. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Millennium Park, Willis Tower, and John Hancock Center.

Chicago is also well-known for its:
  • Theater
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Monuments
  • Entertainment
  • Shopping

Getting Around Chicago

Chicago has transportation options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. Nearby metro stations include Monroe Station, Monroe Station, and Adams-Wabash Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Millennium Station, Chicago Van Buren Street Station, or Chicago Union Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's Chicago like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Chicago is a good choice. The interesting architecture, art scene, and notable monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive place for a family vacation. Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.), which is located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the center of Chicago.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Chicago?
Hyatt Regency Chicago is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 4 restaurants and laundry facilities. Other choices for your family trip include Palmer House a Hilton Hotel and Congress Plaza Hotel.
How many family-friendly hotels can I expect to find in Chicago?
Expedia has 705 hotels in Chicago that are perfect for families.
What's the weather like in Chicago?
The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 30°F. Average annual rainfall for Chicago is 39 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Chicago?
While you are visiting Chicago, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Chicago Theatre, House of Blues Chicago, and Field Museum of Natural History. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like Millennium Park, Navy Pier, and Wrigley Field.
What's the best way for us to get around Chicago?
Take advantage of metro transit at Monroe Station (Red Line), Monroe Station (Blue Line), and Adams-Wabash Station. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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