Best Rooms: The *01 suites (e.g. 901, 1101, 1401) are located on the corners and provide the best views of the city, albeit partial (because of the way the building is shaped, you won't find any unobstructed or full views at this property). Looking south, you can see Water Tower Place and the Hancock Center.
Best Rooms: The Deluxe Lakeview rooms are located on the higher floors, and offer the best view of Lake Michigan. The Deluxe Michigan Avenue rooms are located on the lower floors, and offer a great view of Michigan Avenue and the water tower.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Gold Coast
0.19 mi from Chicago Water Tower
Best Rooms: If you're craving a city view but don't want to shell out extra for a suite, be sure to request a standard guest room with a view (south side of the building). The northeast side of the building offers a lake view above floor 11.
Best Rooms: The hotel is surrounded by other buildings, but facing Walton St. you may be able to get a glimpse of the beach from rooms ending in *14, *16, or *18 on floors 6 - 12(e.g. 614, 916, 1118).
3 star hotel
Area: Gold Coast
0.26 mi from Chicago Water Tower
Best Rooms: You'll find great city views and also a view of the lake from suites facing E Walton St. on floors 8 - 9.
4.5 star hotel
Area: Magnificent Mile
0.40 mi from Chicago Water Tower
Best Rooms: In the Historic Tower, rooms above floor 32 facing north have great city views. In either building, rooms facing east, on floors 23 and above, offer partial lake views.
Best Rooms: If you dream of staying in a room that overlooks the shores of Lake Michigan, be sure to book a Spectacular Room. For an affordable room with a great view, book a Wonderful Room on a high floor, which will have amazing views of the city.