The Congress Plaza Hotel
Elegant, high-ceilinged rooms come with free WiFi, coffeemakers and cable TV; suites add separate living rooms with dining tables and sitting areas. Some rooms and suites have views of Lake Michigan and have marble bathrooms with whirlpool tubs. The hotel has 50,000 sq ft of event space, including a gold-leafed, Renaissance-style reception hall. Additional perks include a 24-hour exercise room and a barbershop. Dining options consist of an on-site steakhouse, a contemporary restaurant and a lounge.