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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 (5,653 reviews)
$84/ nightfor 2 guests

Great stay! The facility was super and the staff was great!

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2018
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 (11,028 reviews)
$94/ nightfor 2 guests

I enjoyed my stay here and it's a lovely property, however I was traveling on business and it was very difficult to work because the Wifi continually cut out.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
4.0 out of 5.0 600 N State St, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (3,682 reviews)
$103/ nightfor 2 guests

Good location. Comfortable rooms. Enjoyed social hour

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0 151 East Wacker Dr, Chicago
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (10,045 reviews)
$115/ nightfor 2 guests

Convenience to family, friends, events and restauranta

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (3,504 reviews)
$78/ nightfor 2 guests

Beautiful lobby, nicely kept rooms, courteous staff

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2018
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 (1,705 reviews)
$85/ nightfor 2 guests

The front desk receptionist was very polite and gave us late check out! Great stay, wouldn’t definitely come back!

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2018
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 (1,665 reviews)
$98/ nightfor 2 guests

Ok but only 2 coffes on the room we need more on 2

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018
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 (4,508 reviews)
$81/ nightfor 2 guests

Nice hotel. The concierge was super friendly and helpful. The room was clean and quiet.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018
Hyatt Place Itasca
Hyatt Place Itasca
3.0 out of 5.0 1150 North Arlington Heights Road, Itasca
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (1,769 reviews)
$72/ nightfor 2 guests

Large room. Friendly staffs. Good breakfast. I will definitely stay here if I come back again.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018
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 (1,296 reviews)
$90/ nightfor 2 guests

Great staff and good breakfast. Really nice and clean.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
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 (1,287 reviews)
$89/ nightfor 2 guests

GREAT HOTEL NEAR EVERYTHING IN CHICAGO, FOOD,SHOPPING AND BARS....

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
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 (970 reviews)
$99/ nightfor 2 guests

I enjoyed the separate entrances! So accessible and very clean!

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2018
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 (1,686 reviews)
$89/ nightfor 2 guests

My room was huge. It’s more like an extended stay hotel than transient. Wish I was staying more than one night to fully appreciate. Great views. Quiet high above Michigan Ave. and great night’s sleep. All at $100 less a night than nearby hotels.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018
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 (1,859 reviews)
$107/ nightfor 2 guests

Great breakfast and wait staff great dinner.........

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2018
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 (992 reviews)
$88/ nightfor 2 guests

Stayed here for my son's PIR from Great Lakes. The staff could not have been more friendly! Location was perfect, breakfast was great, room was terrific, even the cleaning staff was outstanding. Very happy!

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2018
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
4.5/5 (1,047 reviews)
$79/ nightfor 2 guests

We enjoyed our stay. We loved being with in walking distance of the EL. Our son enjoyed the view of the Fire Department's activities right from our room window. (I only heard sirens briefly one of the three nights of our stay.) The hotel staff was wonderful and helpful! We would highly recommend ...

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018
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 (3,377 reviews)
$85/ nightfor 2 guests

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Lynnette was a welcoming face every morning.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018
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 (1,745 reviews)
$125/ nightfor 2 guests

Wonderful hotel but be aware not to get a room that is above the local fire Dept station. Sirens through the night making connected sleep impossible. Opt for south facing rooms.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2018

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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.