4 star hotel
Area: Magnificent Mile
0.10 mi from Tribune Tower
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.
3 star hotel
Area: Near North Side
0.19 mi from Tribune Tower
Best Rooms: Rooms facing E Ohio St. have the best city views, from any floor.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Gold Coast
0.21 mi from Tribune Tower
Best Rooms: Among King rooms, request one ending in *04 or *11 (e.g. 504, 611) on the front side to enjoy a nicer view of the area.
Best Rooms: For views of Lake Michigan, request an even-numbered room on floors 17 - 35 in the West Tower.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Ohio St. offer the most unobstructed city views.
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: 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.