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The new generation of luxe hotel lounges might make you want to get a room.

Adamus, the new restaurant and lounge in the Silversmith Hotel

1. 52Eighty
Chicago’s newest indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge is also its tallest, sitting 29 floors up in the MileNorth Hotel. 166 E. Superior St., 312.787.6000 

2. Adamus
Tucked inside the recently renovated Silversmith Hotel, Adamus promotes social mingling with its contemporary circular bar, communal table and handcrafted cocktails. 10 S. Wabash Ave., 312.372.7696

3. IO Urban Roofscape
The Godfrey Hotel’s 15,000-square-foot rooftop has it all: a water wall, cabana canopies, ever-changing LED screens and amazing city views. 127 W. Huron St., 312.374.1830

4. Salone Nico
This gathering space in the Thompson Chicago features a Mediterranean-focused wine list, mellow cocktails and tempting menu of small plates. 21 E. Bellevue Place, 312.994.7100 

5. The Terrace
This restful spot at The Peninsula Chicago offers a secluded refuge from city life where guests can enjoy Asian-inspired cocktails and bites in a lush, rooftop botanical garden. 108 E. Superior St., 312.573.6695