The Godfrey Hotel
Opened in 2014 in newly hip River North, this 221-room addition to Chicago's skyline sparkles like a giant Tetris game in the night.
What we loved Using the Digital Concierge Mixboard in the lobby and on the fourth floor to retrieve weather, shopping, flight and local information.
If you only have one night Try the Chef's Margarita with habanero salt air foam while admiring the Marina City and Willis (formerly Sears) towers next door.
Bonus Brunch at IO: The Adult Smoked Salmon – bourbon- and gin-cured salmon atop a mini-bagel with fried capers and crème fraîche – is the ultimate hair-of-the-dog remedy.312-649-2000, godfreyhotelchicago.com