Illinois

Jail Hill Inn, Galena, Illinois, USA

Built to house the growing number of ne’er-do-wells attracted to Galena in its heyday as a lead-mining town, this imposing fortress-like building would have bee...

Vrooman Mansion
Bloomington, Illinois, USA

If you’re stopping on your road trip, drop into Bloomington and experience the Vrooman. It’s a great way to down-pace in a magical, old setting and experience t...

Ambassador
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Locals will proclaim this as the return of an icon. A chic temple to minimalism, this once Ian Schrager-owned hotel has been given a new lease of life under wha...

Farnsworth House
Plano, Illinois, USA

This stunning Mies van de Rohe construction is no doubt a national treasure and we think it is one of the finest pieces of architecture in the state. You’ll be ...

The James
Chicago, Illinois, USA

An eclectic piece of what you’d usually see in NYC in Chi-town (no accident because this is the younger sister of the NYC Downtown property)  the James has a gr...

Virgin Hotel
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Hospitality moguls Virgin have extended their international clubhouse concept to Chicago with this buzzy, urban-cool property – no mean feat when you’re dealing...

Aldrich Guesthouse
Galena, Illinois, USA

This gay-owned and managed heritage homestay injects a warm personality into Galena’s old-world feel. It features five delightfully appointed rooms and we thoro...

Park Hyatt, Chicago, USA

If you like contemporary, chic luxury, you’re going to love the Park Hyatt. Right at the top end of Chicago’s portfolio of places to stay, it is housed in an ex...