The Five Best Hotels in Chicago's Western Suburbs
Relaxing Retreats Just Outside of the Windy City
By Todd Wolff
If you're looking for an excuse to get out of the hustle and bustle of the big city, but don't have the funds to go somewhere exotic, spending a night or two in the suburbs can provide the relaxation you're craving. With plenty of shopping, great restaurants and fun things to do for all ages, Chicago's western suburbs have a lot to offer, including these top notch hotels:
Chicago Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort: Located just west of the city in Oak Brook, this luxurious retreat sits on 150 pristine acres of land. The resort features the Audubon Certified Willow Crest Golf Course, named the 2009 Marriott Golf "Property of the Year," indoor and outdoor pools, tennis, volleyball, a game room and three restaurants. Just two miles away from downtown Oak Brook, this resort is perfect for families, couples or even business conferences. A complimentary shuttle service is provided for those who wish to explore all that Oak Brook has to offer.
Hotel Arista: This luxury hotel is located in Naperville, and provides contemporary accommodations with wonderful amenities. An eco-friendly hotel, guests can enjoy the many on-site offerings such as the popular restaurant or travel to Naperville's scenic Riverwalk just near the many shops and restaurants in the downtown area.
Herrington Inn & Spa: Situated just steps from the Fox River in Geneva, this luxury boutique hotel makes for the ultimate romantic getaway or the perfect setting for a corporate meeting. Guests can dine at the award winning on-site restaurant or spend a day forgetting their troubles at the full service spa.
Hotel Baker: Located in the scenic town of St. Charles, Hotel Baker offers elegant guest rooms, state of the art amenities and exceptional dining. Steeped in history, this hotel has recently been restored and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Hyatt Itasca: Just 30 minutes west of downtown, in Itasca, this hotel is centrally located near some of the best entertainment the Chicago suburbs have to offer. Guests can enjoy nearby attractions such as the Lynfred Winery, Woodfield Mall and Arlington Park Racetrack. Contemporary guest rooms and a complimentary fitness center are just some of the provided comforts.
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About: Todd Wolff
Todd Wolff is a well traveled freelance writer on golf, beer and travel. In 2005, Todd joined GolfTrips.com as the first contributor. When he is not on the links, Todd is brewing his legendary craft beers. In addition, to golf writing he is a world renowned graphic artist who has won numerous industry awards in logo design and product packaging.
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