Venue: W Chicago - City Center

Dating back to 1928, this swanky, high-rise hotel is a 4-minute walk from the Willis Tower Skydeck.

Chic rooms and suites feature glass desks, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, minibars and WiFi (fee). Some upgraded quarters add living rooms and/or whirlpool tubs. In-room spa treatments are available.

Amenities include a slick restaurant, a glam bar and a 24/7 gym.

Address: 172 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603, USA

Phone: +1 312-332-1200 Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8280

Featuring 24/7 butler service, the elegant rooms provide free Wi-Fi and flat-screens, plus minibars and Nespresso machines. Some have harbour views. Upgraded rooms add club lounge access and Bose iPod docks. Suites have living rooms, and some add kitchenettes, dining rooms and/or Jacuzzi tubs. Room service is offered.