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A Sampling of Chicago Hotels
By James Hunt

Chicago is known for many things; Al Capone, lakefront views, and deep-dish pizza just to name a few. If you’re thinking of visiting “The Windy City,” you’ll need a place to stay. Read on for a sampling of Chicago hotels.

The Drake Hotel, located at 140 East Walton Place, marks the beginning of Chicago’s famous “Magnificent Mile.” This luxurious hotel was built in 1920 and is frequented by many celebrities and politicians. Within walking distance are The John Hancock Center, Water Tower, Oak Street Beach and Rush Street with its fabulous night life.

The upscale Amalfi Hotel Chicago is another great place to stay. The Amalfi is the newest Hotel to adorn Chicago River North District. Designed with the business traveler in mind, the Amalfi offers a complimentary continental breakfast, cocktail hour and Internet access.

According to several sources, the number one place to stay in Chicago is the Hotel Burnam located about a mile from The Magnificent Mile at 1 W. Washington. Pets are welcome and grooming and dog walking services are offered. The Hotel Burnam also offers a “pillow library” where guests can choose from up to ten pillows for their sleeping comfort.

If you’re looking for glamour, you’ll want to stay in The Fairmont Chicago. High quality accommodations coupled with reasonable prices makes one of the more popular Chicago hotels. The Fairmont Chicago is located across the street from Grant Park at 200 N. Columbus Drive. Another popular, high ranked Chicago hotel is the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower located at 20 East Chestnut Street. This posh hotel is ideally located a few blocks from Rush Street nightclubs and the Magnificent Mile. Guests here are treated to turn down service, feather beds, marble bathrooms, robes, slippers and candles.

The European style Fitzpatrick Chicago Hotel is located at 166 E. Superior Street. Close by is the Museum of Contemporary Art and lots of shopping. Inside the hotel offers a spa, workout room and barbershop and seasonal rooftop pool. In each room guests to the hotel can expect to fine a canopied bed, refrigerator and trouser press.

The Four Seasons offers one of the finest names in hotels. Located at 120 E. Delaware place, the Four Seasons offers stunning views. It’s situated in close to Chicago’s business and financial centers making it an excellent spot for the business traveler to stay.

The above was just a small sampling of the wonderful hotels Chicago has to offer. If you’re planning to stay in this fine city, you can’t go wrong staying at one of these fine hotels.

James Hunt has spent 15 years as a professional writer and researcher covering stories that cover a whole spectrum of interest. Read more at http://www.chicago-hotels-guide.info

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