Best Rooms: Only ten stories high, you won't find any great city views. Try to stay on the east side of the hotel for at least a view of Wabash Avenue.
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: Most views are obstructed by surrounding buildings; however, suites facing east may offer a better view.
Best Rooms: For views of Lake Michigan, request an even-numbered room on floors 17 - 35 in the West Tower.
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.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Near North Side
0.58 mi from Cloud Gate
Best Rooms: For a few dollars more, consider booking a Corner King Suite -- the largest of the hotel's accommodations -- which features two walls of windows and spectacular city views.
4 star hotel
Area: Magnificent Mile
0.65 mi from Cloud Gate
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *01 or *02 on the 31st floor or higher (e.g. 3102, 4501) offer partial views of the Chicago River. Even-numbered rooms between *04 - *36, on or above the 25th floor (e.g. 2610, 4624) have partial views of Lake Michigan.