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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Trump International HotelGOOD FOR: Your husband’s frat buddies, in town for a bachelor part

WHERE: Trump International Hotel & Tower (401 N. Wabash Ave.; 312-588-8000, From $525.

THE GIST: The Italian marble columns, walls paneled with zebrawood, and Swarovski-encrusted water bottles are over-the-top Trump.

INSIDER TIP: For groups, book a suite (from $945)—the fireplace and larger-than-life kitchen alone are worth it.

SCENE AT THE BAR: The mezzanine-level lounge, Rebar, is filled with gussied-up young locals quaffing punch-bowl-size concoctions such as white sangria and elderflower.

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