3.5 star hotel
Area: University Village - Little Italy
0.79 mi from University of Illinois Chicago
Best Rooms: There are no real views offered at this hotel, as it's surrounded by the parking lot.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing S Michigan Ave. on floors 5 - 15 offer a beautiful view of the Michigan Lake and Park.
4 star hotel
Area: The Loop
1.54 mi from University of Illinois Chicago
Best Rooms: The Paramount Spa Suites and the Spa Rooms offer the best views of Chicago River. If you're looking to get a view but don't want to spend extra money on a suite, Classic Rooms with king-size beds on higher floors have good views of the city, and you can request that your room be closer to the Chicago River or closer to Lake Michigan.
Best Rooms: Situated next to W 22nd Pl. and surrounded by the buildings, ChinaTown Hotel has no real views to offer.
Best Rooms: There are great views of the Chicago River offered throughout the hotel, available upon request.
3 star hotel
Area: River North
1.73 mi from University of Illinois Chicago
Best Rooms: There isn't much offered in the way of views, but rooms facing Ohio Street offer a nicer city view on floors 4 - 6 (e.g. 410, 528, 640).
3 star hotel
Area: Near North Side
1.83 mi from University of Illinois Chicago
Best Rooms: Rooms facing E Ohio St. have the best city views, from any floor.