A 4-block walk to the nearest L stop, this boutique hotel surrounded by casual dining and shopping is located a mile from both the University of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry. Vibrant, modern rooms featuring colorful artwork and hardwood floors come with seating areas, flat-screen TVs and work desks, plus marble bathrooms with walk-in showers. Suites add dining areas, minibars, sofas and workstations. Upgraded suites have kitchens and soaking tubs. Room service is available. There’s a fireplace in the lobby. Other amenities include a refined restaurant and a cocktail bar with a library lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.