The Best Hotels to Book in Schaumburg, Illinois

The Woodfield Shopping Center in Schaumburg is a must-visit for shopaholics
The Woodfield Shopping Center in Schaumburg is a must-visit for shopaholics | © JHeinimann / Alamy Stock Photo
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Schaumburg is a suburb community northeast of Chicago that truly offers something for everyone. This is where you’ll find the hugely popular Woodfield Mall, the Sculpture Park and the Trickster Cultural Center. Kids big and small alike will love LEGOLAND, Bison’s Bluff Nature Playground and the Water Works waterpark. Schaumburg is bicycle-friendly, with trails through the natural preserves Volkening Lake and Busse Woods for cycling and walking.

1. Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, for design-led suites


Living room with grey sofas at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel
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Just off of the I-90 and 5mi (8km) from Highland Woods Golf Course, the Renaissance is ideal if you’re a golfer. Get in the sporting zone over a cup of the hotel’s special brew, healthy shiso tea, in your spacious, well-designed room or suite with pretty murals gracing walls and mirrored in the bedding. You’ll appreciate the indoor saline pool after a workout at the fitness center before a cocktail and a steak dinner at Gather Bar. Still up? Sample an Illinois craft beer at the SPH (Schaumburg Public House). Shop to your heart’s content at Woodfield Mall, just a five-minute drive away, and explore LEGOLAND and Busse Woods.

2. Eaglewood Resort & Spa, for Prairie-style perfection


Bedroom at the Eaglewood Resort & Spa, with two double beds and floor-to-ceiling windows
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The expansive sweep of this Itasca resort greets you as you drive up after a swift 20-minute transfer from O’Hare International Airport, 10 minutes from Woodfield Mall. On 106 acres (43ha) of verdant grounds, you’ll find a championship 18-hole golf course, an indulgent spa, a huge indoor pool and a retro-style bowling alley. You could stay for weeks in spacious rooms and suites furnished with cherry and mahogany; admire the bucolic view from large balconies – golfers should request a golf course view. You’ll love the simple Midwest cuisine at the Prairie River restaurant and bar that offers indoor and outdoor dining.

3. Hilton Garden Inn Schaumburg, for suburban sleeps


Indoor pool at the Hilton Garden Inn Schaumburg, flanked by dark chairs
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The Hilton Garden Inn Schaumburg is only a three-minute drive from upscale shopping at the Streets of Woodfield and the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago. Couples and families love the comfortable cream-painted rooms with a pop of color in the form of teal-green armchairs and sofas. You’ll find snacks at the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry, while you can enjoy breakfast and dinner at the Garden Bar and Grille – try the signature mobley burger. Escape the city with a stroll through the ancient woodlands of Busse Woods, about 2mi (3km) away.

4. Sonesta ES Suites Chicago – Schaumburg, for home comforts

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Suite with cream-colored walls at the Sonesta ES Suites Chicago – Schaumburg
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The Sonesta ES Suites Chicago – Schaumburg is housed in a pleasant low-rise building. You’ll feel at home right away among brightly lit open spaces and a garden with a seasonal outdoor pool, picnic areas and barbecues. Well-designed studios and suites have one or two bedrooms sleeping two to eight and well-equipped kitchens. Wooden furniture and dark feature walls add a feeling of homeliness. Wheelchair-accessible suites are also available, and pets are also welcome. It’s less than 2mi (3km) to Woodfield Mall, and the area has an abundance of restaurants within walking distance – try Fat Rosie’s Taco and Tequila Bar.

5. The Westin Chicago Northwest, for lake-view luxury


External view of the the Westin Chicago Northwest across a pond with a fountain
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Close to O’Hare International Airport, with at least five golf clubs a short drive away, this hotel’s location is perfect for golfers. Surrounded by a series of lakes – the hotel overlooks Hamilton Lakes – the views are all good, and it’s appealing for hikers, too. Light-filled rooms and suites have cheery colors and oversized bright artworks – Junior Suites add dual-aspect views of the surrounding rolling landscape. If you’re on the go, grab a snack at the Marketplace, or make time for a burger and a beer at 400 Park Bistro. Anytime hunger pangs appear, try the signature EatWell smoothie.

6. Four Points Chicago Schaumburg, for family-friendly fun


Elegantly decorated bar at the Four Points Chicago Schaumburg
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Families will love this hotel’s location, less than 1mi (1.6km) from LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago, and its style. Adults will like the Best Brews Program featuring local craft beers that you can sample at Nishi’s Bar, accompanied by light sharing plates that you can mix up to please even the fussiest of kids. Hints of mid-century modern grace rooms with blues and browns. There is plenty of space to run around in, and there are also desks to sit and scribble at. Queens have two comfy beds. Let off steam with a stroll through Park St Claire to Bison’s Bluff Playground, the Spring Valley Nature Center and Heritage Farm.

7. Courtyard Chicago Schaumburg-Woodfield Mall, for charming social spaces


Large suite at the Courtyard Chicago Schaumburg-Woodfield Mall, with a double bed, a red sofa and a brown desk
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Warm tones of apricot on walls with red accents as well as plenty of space will ensure a good night’s sleep at the Courtyard. The Bistro offers breakfast bagels and fruit with Starbucks drinks, and dinner means classics like burgers, wings and the Beyond Meat range, all washed down with local craft beer. Social spaces include a living-room-style lobby and an outdoor courtyard. Two blocks west of Woodfield Mall, you can shop for gifts to take home or browse the menus of the many restaurants.

8. Country Inn Schaumburg, for country-style comfort


Suite with a kitchenette at the Country Inn Schaumburg
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Snuggle into goose-down bedding at the red-brick Country Inn, where comfortable rooms and suites are bathed in cream and brown across plaid and stripes. Feeling romantic? Bag the suite with a hot tub and fireplace. Force yourself to work out at the fitness center – and languish in the heated indoor pool afterwards. After a day of sightseeing, cozy up to the fireplace in the lobby for coffee, tea and cookies. Don’t miss an evening at the nearby Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament for a hearty feast of horses, jousting knights and the Queen herself.

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