Best Rooms: You'll find great views of Lincoln Park and also a view of the lake from rooms facing N Clark St. on floors 8 - 12.
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.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Gold Coast
0.99 mi from North Avenue Beach
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: For the best views of the lake and Michigan Ave., be sure to book one of the Park View King rooms or the Executive Suites. You'll also want to get up to at least floor 11 for the best vantage points.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Magnificent Mile
1.28 mi from North Avenue Beach
Best Rooms: King Bed Studios on floors 30 - 39 offer the best views of downtown Chicago.
3 star hotel
Area: Near North Side
1.49 mi from North Avenue Beach
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.