Chicago is probably the first place many think of when they think of Lake Michigan. It certainly has to have a few hotels in this list. So, in no particular order, let us count down the top 10 luxury hotels on Lake Michigan.
1. Ritz Carlton Hotel Chicago
How can you not include the Ritz? It gets highest marks from anyone who stays there. Situated a few blocks from the lake off Chicago Ave., try taking in stunning views of both Lake Michigan and Chicago after eating in one of the award-winning restaurants. Relax with a sauna or expert massage in the spa. This hotel has everything, and does it just about better than anyone. It doesn’t cost over $ 500 a night for nothing.
2. Hilton Hotel City Center Milwaukee
You won’t regret your stay in this hotel. The service is exemplary and you don’t have to be a millionaire to afford rates starting at $ 119. The features make this hotel a choice destination. You’ll have hours of fun at the indoor waterpark, Paradise Landing. You’re right in the middle of Milwaukee and thus the best shopping and city attractions are walking distance, as is the waterfront.
3. The Courtyard by Marriott Benton Harbor
This hotel in Benton Harbor, Michigan combines a quiet town near the east shore with large, suite rooms. The service and ambience make it well worth it.
4. Sofitel Hotel Water Tower Chicago
Also off Chicago Avenue, this is probably the hippest designed hotel in Chicago. The architecture, the dining rooms, the bar, the rooms, the fitness center, etc. Everything is hip, colorful, clean and luxurious.
5. Boyne Highlands Resort Harbor Springs
You will find a wonderful, quiet luxurious vacation far from the big city with plenty of activities here on the northeastern shore of Lake Michigan. Snow skiing, dog sledding, fishing, golf and more all are on the table depending on the season. Spacious condos and even townhouses are available in this pristine environment.
6. Blue Harbor Resort Hotel Sheboygan
Want a room with a fireplace and a whirlpool and a hotel with a waterpark and beautiful, sandy beaches? Then stay at this resort hotel in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
7. Deer Path Inn Lake Forest
Located in N. Illinois, experience English luxury in a mansion styled hotel modeled after a manor home in Kent, England. A great place for a wedding, you come here for the historic, antiquated atmosphere and English courtyard, as well as the wine.
8. InterContinental Hotel Milwaukee
The interior color design lets you know you are in Wisconsin, but the amenities let you know you’re in luxury.
9. Orrington Hotel Evanston
Historic, renovated luxury next to the vibrant Northwestern University campus north of Chicago.
10. Peninsula Hotel Chicago
Near Michigan Avenue, it’s elegant, immense and grand. It has to be. It’s the Peninsula.
And that concludes the list of the top 10 Lake Michigan luxury hotels. Hopefully you can experience at least one in your lifetime.
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