Best Rooms: Since the hotel is located in the middle of the city, the views are mainly of other buildings.
Best Rooms: There aren't any real views from this hotel because it's only nine stories high, and surrounding buildings are all 15 stories or higher.
Best Rooms: If you're looking for some visual stimuli, reserve a Lake Michigan View room so you can look out over the lake as well as Grant Park.
4 star hotel
Area: South Loop
0.74 mi from 311 S Wacker Dr
Best Rooms: When booking, you can request a park-view room that overlooks Grant Park for a $25 upgrade fee, but be sure to request it in advance because there are only a few such rooms.
Best Rooms: Higher floors facing north offer the best views of Michigan Ave., while the northwest views are of the Chicago River and the Marina Towers.
Best Rooms: Rooms on floor 6 offer the best city views, but rooms on lower floors may have a view of the alley.
3 star hotel
Area: Near North Side
1.09 mi from 311 S Wacker Dr
Best Rooms: Rooms facing opposite East Grand Avenue have the best city views, from floors 15 and higher; these can be booked in any room category, though suites with 2 double beds with this view are limited.