If you or someone you know are traveling to Chicago to spend the 4th of July weekend, you need somewhere that represents the city’s identity to stay. And, of course, you also want to have the best views of all the Independence Day fireworks. If you haven’t booked your trip, check out these hotels for an unforgettable 4th of July in Chicago this year—without breaking the bank.
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323 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, with views of Navy Pier and Grant Park, Swissotel Chicago is the perfect home base for a weekend of festivities. =For families, the hotel offers a deluxe Kids Suite, a two-room suite offering your kids their very own separate but adjoining room, accommodating up to 6 people. The Kid’s Suite is decorated with kid-friendly linens and kid-sized tables and chairs and includes a complimentary movie, popcorn, milk, and cookies.
Additionally, the suite has kid-friendly games, toys, coloring books, stuffed animals and more, along with complimentary breakfast at The Palm. After a day enjoying summertime Chicago, head to the hotel’s cocktail bar, Amuse, for refreshing summer cocktails and small bites.
55 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611
For art lovers looking to spend their 4th of July weekend with style and taste, 21c Museum Hotel Chicago is your perfect choice. Right now, guests can take advantage of their summertime Chi special when booking their getaway, which includes a $50 daily Uber credit and a welcome drink from the beloved Lure Fishbar.
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20 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611
In the heart of Chicago’s iconic Gold Coast neighborhood, Sofitel Chicago is the ultimate, luxury destination for 4th of July weekend. Just steps away from Magnificent Mile, the lakefront and more, Sofitel Chicago is in the heart of the city. Their summer activation features one-of-a-kind summer menus, including the Sofitel Spritz cocktail collection and an ambiance that transports guests to Saint Tropez, France. Their outdoor lounge, La Terrace, also has live music throughout the weekend.
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540 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Surrounded by upmarket shops along the Magnificent Mile, Marriott is the perfect place to be this Independence Day for the best view and the comfiest experience. This high-end hotel features comfortable guest rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness center, unique drinking options at the Lobby Bar and Reviver, and various other amenities. Guests staying for the 4th of July weekend can take advantage of their Summer Saving package. Additionally, those hoping to turn a weekend getaway into a full-on vacation can save even more by staying 5+ consecutive nights.
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Those looking to pamper themselves this Independence Day would enjoy a stay at the Renaissance Hotel. Boasting a generous 330 square feet of space, our rooms offer ultimate comfort and style after a long day of exploration. Wake up to impeccable views of the Chicago River and skyline, plus enjoy the added benefit of large bathrooms and the convenience of in-room refrigerators. Catch the fireworks at Raised, Renaissance Hotel’s own urban rooftop bar, or directly from your room’s window.
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221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Sleek and modern, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel’s rooms and suites feature exceptional views of Lakeshore East Park, Millennium Park, or the Chicago cityscape with free Wi-Fi, Lavazza coffee and premium teas, and pet-friendly options. During the day, relax in the hotel’s spa or walk across the heart of Chicago. Return at night to view the fireworks in the comfort of your room. The hotel also offers discounts for first responders and educators!
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