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: 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 views of Lake Michigan, request an even-numbered room on floors 17 - 35 in the West Tower.
4 star hotel
Area: South Loop
0.62 mi from Crown Fountain
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.
3 star hotel
Area: Near North Side
0.72 mi from Crown Fountain
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.