Originally Posted by DeepO
I´ve bought all of´em and, incidentally enough, personally I´ve found the Solitude house to be the worst, especially given the cost. Of the major cities, I´ve found Solitude´s interiors to be least aesthetically interesting and, though personally I don´t care about it, it seemed to me that the house actually has less storage space than some of the other houses. Rip off, I say .
Also, it doesn´t have this:
Whiterun was my favourite for the same reasons Nerevarine metioned, the second would be Markarth for its unique architecture and the [spoiler] thing.