Best Rooms: River view rooms can't be specifically booked online. Reserve the room type you prefer, then call ahead and/or request a river view upon arrival at the hotel.
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *08 on the highest floors (i.e. 2608, 2708) may offer distant views of the water.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Magnificent Mile
0.96 mi from Navy Pier
Best Rooms: King Bed Studios on floors 30 - 39 offer the best views of downtown Chicago.
3 star hotel
Area: Gold Coast
1.01 mi from Navy Pier
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.
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: Booking any of the Lakeview Rooms will guarantee you incredible views of Lake Michigan. If you prefer saving money over having a lake view, consider booking a standard guest room that overlooks Michigan Ave.
Best Rooms: Although the hotel doesn't offer full lake views, the Luxury King rooms on the higher floors, 16 and up, are your best bet for a partial lake view. If you can spring for a suite, consider the Prestige Suites; these are corner rooms, with numbers ending in *08 (e.g. 1708, 2008), which offer partial lake views and a view of Hancock Tower.