In a skyscraper above a shopping mall, this luxury hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art and 1 mile from Navy Pier. Refined rooms feature city or Lake Michigan views, and come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, as well as minibars and marble bathrooms. Suites add sweeping views, separate bedrooms and sitting areas; some have fold-out couches. Amenities include a high-end restaurant serving contemporary cuisine, and a spa with health and beauty treatments. There’s also an indoor pool and hot tub, plus a sauna, steam rooms, a gym and a fine art collection. Breakfast is extra.