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Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
4.0 out of 5.0 511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (5,844 reviews)
$87/ night for 2 guests

Liked the breakfast and staff was helpful!!!! Only issue really was hoping the pool would be open.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019
Family FriendlyBreakfastFree Breakfast
Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 17 E Monroe St, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (11,471 reviews)
$95/ night for 2 guests

Every one was exceptionally friendly. Some miss communication regarding parking. Before heading to hotel, I had made multiple calls regarding late checkout and parking. Unfortunately transferred a number of times and received different answers. Staff should be on same page. The Palmer House is a ...

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019
Family FriendlyHistoricalConcierge
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
4.0 out of 5.0 600 N State St, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (3,826 reviews)
$83/ night for 2 guests

Pros: Nice location next to grocery store. Very friendly staff. Clean rooms. Great made to order hot/cold breakfast. Free happy hour between 5:30-7:30 each night. Not the greatest tv. (Bring your roku with). Cons: Website showed hot tub next to indoor pool. There was no hot tub. They remodeled and ...

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019
Family FriendlyBreakfastFree Breakfast
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0 151 East Wacker Dr, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (10,370 reviews)
$119/ night for 2 guests

It was a wonderful hotel for the price we pay. Very good location, not to busy. Great.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019
Family FriendlyFitness CenterSports
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (4,018 reviews)
$71/ night for 2 guests

It was an old hotel with a lot of character. Clean and updated!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019
Family FriendlyConciergeRoomservice
Hyatt Place Chicago/Lombard/Oak Brook
Hyatt Place Chicago/Lombard/Oak Brook
3.0 out of 5.0 2340 South Fountain Square Drive, Lombard
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (1,798 reviews)
$80/ night for 2 guests

Nice location, clean, friendly staff, good breakfast, nice bar with late hours, pool only 3-5ft and perfect for small children

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019
Family FriendlyBreakfastFree Breakfast
SpringHill Suites Chicago O'Hare by Marriott
SpringHill Suites Chicago O'Hare by Marriott
3.0 out of 5.0 8101 West Higgins Road, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (1,735 reviews)
$94/ night for 2 guests

Close to the airport. Good on site restaurant. Rooms are comfortable and spacious. Staff were pleasant and helpful - even under the stress of flight cancellations and city shut down due to extreme cold!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019
Family FriendlyTransportation ServicesBreakfast
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile
3.5 out of 5.0 300 E Ohio St, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (4,668 reviews)
$101/ night for 2 guests

Cookies were delicious. The price was great and the staff were very friendly!

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019
Family FriendlyDiningRoomservice
Hyatt Place Itasca
Hyatt Place Itasca
3.0 out of 5.0 1150 North Arlington Heights Road, Itasca
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (1,823 reviews)
$81/ night for 2 guests

This hotel is our new go to place to stay, if it’s available

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2019
Family FriendlyFree BreakfastParking
Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown - The Loop
Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown - The Loop
3.0 out of 5.0 28 North Franklin Street, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (1,368 reviews)
$109/ night for 2 guests

Excellent for business travelers or those needing a convenient stop within the Loop. Service here was fantastic!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2019
Family FriendlyBreakfastFree Breakfast
Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown / River North
Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown / River North
3.5 out of 5.0 410 N Dearborn St, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (1,363 reviews)
$101/ night for 2 guests

Staff was very friendly. Lady doing breakfast was wonderful. Clean facility

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019
Family FriendlyDiningParking
Sonesta ES Suites Chicago - Schaumburg
Sonesta ES Suites Chicago - Schaumburg
3.0 out of 5.0 901 E Woodfield Office Ct, Schaumburg
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (994 reviews)
$119/ night for 2 guests

Ideal location, very helpful, accommodating staff, and complimentary shuttle made it a pleasure to stay here.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2019
Family FriendlyWifiKitchen
Comfort Suites Michigan Avenue Loop
Comfort Suites Michigan Avenue Loop
3.0 out of 5.0 320 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,777 reviews)
$79/ night for 2 guests

The rooms are spacious and come with a kitchen and washer and dryer. The hotel is conveniently located to Millenium Park and Magnificent Mile.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019
Family FriendlyKitchenBreakfast
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown
3.0 out of 5.0 40 East Grand Avenue, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (1,912 reviews)
$98/ night for 2 guests

The location is very convenient and close to a lot stores and restaurants that my daughter and her friend want to go to. The room is clean and has the basic kitchen appliances should you need to use one.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019
Family FriendlyFree BreakfastFree Wifi
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee
3.0 out of 5.0 4101 Fountain Square Pl, Waukegan
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (1,028 reviews)
$88/ night for 2 guests

Nice welcoming and clean. Breakfast was good, overall pretty good!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019
Family FriendlyFree BreakfastBreakfast
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/River North
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/River North
3.0 out of 5.0 60 W Illinois St, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (1,113 reviews)
$80/ night for 2 guests

This hotel is in the perfect spot! Close to everything. Lots of restaurants and bsrs near by. No more than a 10-15 min walk to cool place's. Uber ride to airport was 33$. Staff was super friendly. Will stay here again for sure!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019
Family FriendlyBreakfastFree Breakfast
Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
2.5 out of 5.0 160 E Huron Street, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (3,574 reviews)
$72/ night for 2 guests

Location, location, location. Rooms are clean, nice, and roomy. Beds super comfortable. Free buffet breakfast a plus. Only problem, no room service internal, although lots of delivery close.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019
Family FriendlyBreakfastFree Breakfast
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
4.5 out of 5.0 221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (1,906 reviews)
$159/ night for 2 guests

My family and I enjoyed our stay but the indoor pool was a disappointment for the kids.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019
Family FriendlyFitness CenterSports
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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.