Out-of-town guests will feel right at home this holiday season at these high-end hotels offering gourmet dining and lavish amenities.
Set the family up in one of the city’s original boutique hotels and go all out with the Terrace Suite East, a 1,000-square-foot room with a private balcony offering panoramic views they can even bring Fido along. From $699 per night, 1301 N. State Parkway, ambassadorchicago.com
Family can settle in at the recently renovated Claridge House and unwind with a handcrafted cocktail at Juniper, or pamper themselves at the spa. Suites from $229 per night, 1244 N. Dearborn Parkway, claridgehousechicago.com
Kimpton Monaco Hotel
Inspired by the city’s water, an elevated redesign and window-seat views of the Riverwalk will leave guests in awe without ever having to set foot in the snow. Suites from $449 per night, 225 N. Wabash Ave., monaco-chicago.com
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
The upscale hotel’s brand-new Raw Bar features front-row seats to expert sushi artisans—all within the comfort of the lobby—guaranteeing at least one dinner you don’t have to cook. Suites from $259 per night, 221 N. Columbus Drive, radissonhotels.com
Get your relatives into the spirit of the season: The hotel offers skating on the Sky Rink and add-on holiday packages that deck out the suite in festive decor. Holiday suites from $1,200 per night, 108 E. Superior St., peninsula.com