Hotels with water views – that’s the dream, right? But most of the time, you’re getting that on an ocean. Did you know that Illinois has loads of hotels with those great water views? Just because they aren’t on an ocean does not make them any less stunning. Check out these incredible photos.
1. The Westin Chicago River North
If a view is what you're looking for, look no further. These hotels have floor to ceiling windows, giving you an awesome view of the Chicago River. 320 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654.
2. Hotel Baker
This vintage boutique hotel has been around since 1928. The hotel has a great steakhouse and cocktail lounge. 100 W Main St, St Charles, IL 60174.
3. The Herrington Inn and Spa
This boutique hotel is located along the river. Some of the rooms have patio or balcony views right on the river. 15 S River Ln, Geneva, IL 60134.
4. W Chicago
This stylish, upscale hotel has a killer view of Navy Pier. A spa and trendy bar make this the place to stay. 644 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611.
5. Golconda Riverview Mansion Hotel
You will be blown away by the beauty of this incredible mansion. Enjoy the incredibly stunning backdrop of the Ohio River. 224 S., Columbus Ave, Golconda, IL 62938.
6. Chestnut Mountain Resort
Ski lifts, segways, hiking trails...this hotel has a little bit of everything! But the best part is taking in that fantastic view of the Mississippi River. 8700 W. Chestnut Mountain Rd
Galena, IL 61036.
7. Radisson on John Deere Commons
This fantastic hotel has some great amenities such as a trendy restaurant and suites with whirlpool tubs. And just check out that view of the Mississippi! 1415 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265.
8. Mission Oak Inn
This wonderful bed and breakfast is located just outside of Peoria. It is surrounded by a scenic 120 acres just brimming with wildlife. 1108 County Rd 930 E, Henry, IL 61537.
9. Goldmoor Inn
This elegant inn is set atop a hill in scenic Galena. Some of the plush suites come with river view balconies. 9001 W Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036.
10. Illinois Beach Resort
These amazing views are courtesy of Lake Michigan from the confines of Illinois Beach State Park. There is also a fantastic lounge with lake views. 1 Lake Front Drive, Zion, IL 60099.
These look awesome! Want to stay in other Illinois hotels with lots of character (but that won’t break the bank)? Check out this