3 star hotel
Area: The Loop
0.46 mi from 311 S Wacker Dr
Best Rooms: There aren't any real views from this hotel, as it's surrounded by taller buildings.
Best Rooms: If you're looking for the best view, it's best to book a Chicago River View room. All standard guest rooms have city views, but the views may be blocked by surrounding buildings.
Best Rooms: For the best view of the river, be sure to specifically book a River View room. These rooms also provide better city views than the City View room categories, because the latter rooms look out over buildings from the back of the hotel.
Best Rooms: There are great views of the Chicago River offered throughout the hotel, available upon request.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Near North Side
0.97 mi from 311 S Wacker Dr
Best Rooms: There are no real views, because the hotel is surrounded by buildings on all sides.
Best Rooms: There isn't much offered in the way of views, but rooms facing Ohio Street offer a nicer city view on floors 4 - 6 (e.g. 410, 528, 640).