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14 Best Romantic Hotels For Couples In Chicago

Sandra
Updated Apr 16, 2018

If you are looking for the best romantic hotels in Chicago, we got you covered with this hand-picked list that will make the stay a fantastic one.

Chicago is America’s third-largest city. There are many romantic venues and attractions for couples to enjoy in the “windy city”, such as taking an architecture cruise on the Chicago River, pampering yourselves in a spa, spending time in the beautiful Millennium Park, the Lurie Gardens and the Chicago Botanical Gardens. Last but not least, you can visit the free Lincoln Park Zoo where you can hear a lion roar surrounded by skyscrapers.

Read on to check out the best romantic hotels where you can enjoy a comfortable stay with your significant other to make your trip to Chicago perfect. And don’t miss our recent additions (including an ‘adult only’ hotel - Sybaris Pool Suites) to the already fabulous list.

1. Loews Chicago (from USD 159)

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Loews is a new luxury hotel in a convenient downtown location. It has a state-of-the art spa, fitness room and a very large indoor pool. Loews offers a romantic package for couples that includes wine and chocolate truffles on arrival, daily breakfast for two, a single red rose and a 15% discount at the 2 in-spa treatments.

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2. Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago (from USD 316)

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The Trump International Hotel and Tower is a luxury boutique hotel in a 92-storey skyscraper in a prime location along the Chicago River. Stroll along the river with your loved one for a romantic experience or head over to the Magnificent Mile and many Chicago attractions. Do make full use of the state-of-the-art spa and indoor pool while you are there as well.

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3. Park Hyatt Chicago (from USD 316)

The Park Hyatt is a luxury hotel on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s famous shopping and entertainment area. Onsite is a 24-hour Stayfit fitness room, a 3-lane indoor pool and the NoMi Spa where you can get a pampering massage and beauty treatments. Indulge in a romantic dinner at the award-winning restaurant, the NoMI Kitchen, and during the summer months you can dine on the rooftop with a majestic view.

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4. Kimpton Palomar Chicago (from USD 143)

The Kimpton Palomar is a luxury boutique hotel located in Chicago’s downtown River North that is close to the Magnificent Mile, the Art Institute of Chicago, museums and entertainment. Known for its professional and friendly service, the Palomar has a beautiful heated indoor pool, sundeck, In-room spa services, 24-hour fitness, a yoga mat in every room and organic coffee. Take advantage of the free wine at the Hosted Wine Hour and enjoy the stay here!

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5. Omni Chicago (from USD 206)

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Omni is a non-smoking luxury all-suites hotel (347 suites) conveniently located on the Magnificent Mile. Omni also has an indoor swimming pool, two outdoor sundecks and a rooftop herb, vegetable and fruit garden and an onsite restaurant. Omni’s In-room Personal Retreats offers massage and beauty treatments in your room. All of this adds up to a perfect venue for a romantic getaway.

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6. The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (from USD 314)

The Ritz-Carlton is a luxury hotel located above Water Tower Place in the historic Gold Coast area. A state-of-the-art luxury spa, fitness room and indoor lap pool, extra-large picture windows with breathtaking views and luxury bedding will make this a very romantic holiday.

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7. Sofitel Chicago Water Tower (from USD 193)

The Sofitel Chicago Water Tower is a luxury high-rise glass hotel in the historic Gold Coast district, within walking distance to Millennium Park and the Art Institute. One block away is Chicago’s famous Rush Street known for its nightlife. The beautiful rooms and decor are designed in the French tradition. There is an onsite restaurant with modern French cuisine. The Sofitel is a popular wedding site and is a perfect place for a romantic getaway.

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8. Hyatt Regency Hotel Chicago (from USD 149)

The Hyatt Regency is conveniently located in Chicago’s downtown close to the Magnificent Mile and Grant Park. Some of the spacious rooms have views of Lake Michigan. There is a 24-hour fitness center and a 24-hour market. Deluxe rooms have coffee/espresso machines, flat-screen TV, safe and bathroom with shower. There is an onsite restaurant, Stetson’s Modern Steak + Sushi and two onsite bars. Hyatt Regency is a popular venue for weddings and offers a wedding and honeymoon package.

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9. Marriott AC Hotel Chicago Downtown (from USD 169)

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The boutique Marriott AC Hotel Chicago Downtown is located in the River North area close to the Magnificent Mile, restaurants and entertainment. There is a state-of-the-art fitness center and an indoor pool. Two onsite restaurants, the AC Lounge and the AC Kitchen, specialize in European cuisine. Rooms have a refrigerator and a coffee espresso machine.

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10. Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park (from USD 188)

The Fairmont is an upscale high-rise hotel with friendly staff and efficient service. It is walking distance to the Magnificent Mile, Grant Park, the Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park, which is a masterpiece in design. There is an onsite restaurant specializing in Asian cuisine. This is a perfect place for a romantic getaway.

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11. Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago (from USD 135)

The award-winning boutique Kimpton Hotel Monaco is located in Chicago’s Loop (downtown) and is close to the Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. Free wine is offered at the Hosted Evening Wine Hour. There is a fitness center, and in-room spa treatments are available. The Monaco is a perfect place for a romantic getaway.

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12. Kimpton Hotel Burnham (from USD 170)

The Kimpton Hotel Burnham is a boutique hotel housed in the historic Reliance Building located in Chicago’s Loop (downtown) and is a short walk to Millennium Park, Willis Tower and Grant Park. There is a fitness room and the Hotel Burnham places a yoga mat in each room free of charge. The hotel is 100% smoke free. The onsite Atwood Restaurant is open 24 hours a day and specializes in American gourmet cuisine.

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13. Sybaris Pool Suites Northbrook

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The ‘adults only’ property comes with beautiful rooms featuring hot tubs, intimate swimming pools, a sauna, and even ambient lighting. Just take your pick and bring your partner along for an unforgettable getaway. To ensure you’re not disturbed, the hotel does not feature in-room telephones, but offers all other modern comforts like coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, and flat-screen TV. Enter the rooms and you may never want to leave!

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14. Waldorf Astoria Chicago (from USD 276)

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Nestled in the Gold Coast area, this elegant property offers apartment-style rooms featuring ornate fireplaces and private terraces, as well as marble bathrooms that come with separate showers and soaking tub. The two in-house restaurants serve up delectable artisanal French cuisine, calling for perfect date nights. Or you could indulge in couple’s treatments at the award-winning hotel spa. Sounds like heaven? It really is! And if you manage to tear away yourself from the luxurious property, explore the shop-lined street that boast designer stores and jewelry shops.

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Best time to book your Chicago accommodation

Chicago is a popular venue for conventions all year round, so you should book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment. The weather is best around June to October, so expect more tourists and higher accommodation prices during that time of the year.

This article was originally published on Feb 19, 2016

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