Best New Hotels: Seven Spots to Please a Spectrum of People and Budgets

CROWD PLEASERS: Your siblings, your uncle, and your in-laws? Everyone you know is coming to town this spring, and not only are you the object of their affection—you’re responsible for showing them a good time. We scouted Chicago’s bumper crop of new hotels, all opened within the last five years, and selected an option for every visitor on your list.

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Avenue Crowne PlazaGOOD FOR: Your sister, her husband, and their five little ones

WHERE: Avenue Crowne Plaza (160 E. Huron St.; 312-787-2900, http://avenuehotelchicago.com). From $99.

THE GIST: With pintsize bathrobes, Fatboy beanbag chairs, multicolor bedding, and Wii games in some quarters, this recently renovated 351-room hotel has the most kid appeal of the bunch.

INSIDER TIP: A 40th-floor outdoor pool offers spectacular views of the city.

SCENE AT THE BAR: Connected to the lobby, the English-style pub Elephant & Castle caters to the happy-hour crowd and tourists.

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2 years ago
Posted by howdy

affinia link above does not seem to include this hotel in chicago, only new york, washington dc, and miami

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