Now in its 35th year, our Readers’ Choice Awards continues to capture the travel experiences our readers love best, from hotels and airlines to cruises and islands. Plus: Odes to the properties that keep you coming back, meditations on beloved cities, and more. The numbers prove what we already knew: Enthusiasm for travel has never been higher, as demonstrated by the nearly quarter of a million of you who filled out this year’s survey. From the top large U.S. city to the top international airline, this year’s list is a testament to the staying power of perennial favorites, through thick and thin. Consider it a primer on where to go next—and how to get there.
A perennial favorite, Chicago once again tops the list of your favorite big cities in the United States. And the properties that were voted the best hotels in Chicago encapsulate what you love about the place: They’re a perfect cross-section of the glitz of the Gold Coast and the creative energy buzzing around neighborhoods like the West Loop. Here are the best hotels in Chicago, according to our readers.
View the Readers’ Choice Award hotels in Chicago as a list with scores here.
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