Branch out to the West Loop for a stay at the Hotel Chicago. If you’re attending a concert or sporting event at the United Center, it’s an ideal location, plus it’s close to the lively nightlife scene of the West Side. The hotel offers rooms with bunks beds, mimicking student housing and youth hostels, at budget-friendly prices, thereby appealing to younger and indie travelers. Hotel Chicago also offers many standard rooms and suites.
Hotel Chicago, 1622 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 312 243 2900
Congress Plaza Hotel
Directly across Michigan Avenue from ‘Chicago’s front lawn’ is the Congress Plaza Hotel. It’s been a mainstay in Chicago since 1893, hosting celebrities, presidents, and foreign dignitaries throughout the years. The east-facing rooms have stunning views of Lake Michigan and Buckingham Fountain, and the gilded, ornate décor is second to none. In addition to traditional hotel amenities, it also offers a full-service on-site barbershop to keep guests looking their best.
Congress Plaza Hotel, 520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 312 427 3800
Double Tree by Hilton
Two blocks east of Michigan Avenue and three blocks west of Navy Pier puts the Double Tree by Hilton Chicago Hotel in one of the city’s best possible locations; their comfortable accommodations are near many fun attractions. They even have a world-class rooftop pool to delight the whole family and event space for any corporate function you can imagine.
Double Tree by Hilton, 300 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 312 787 6100
Take a turn to the south end of the Loop for a stay at the Travelodge Hotel, located in the heart of downtown. Grant Park, shopping, transit, and nightlife are all a short walk away, or your could just stay in and try their on-site restaurants. At the Travelodge, children stay for free, so bring the whole family along on your trip for some fun times.
Travelodge, 65 East Harrison, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 312 427 8000
Crowne Plaza Chicago
Stay in the heart of Chicago’s bustling Greektown, packed with its own nightlife atmosphere and located just blocks from the Loop. The Crowne Plaza is within walking distance of the Financial District and has more than 8,000 square feet of meeting space, making it a perfect destination for business travelers. Top quality on-site restaurants, bars, and lounges round out the place, as well as their welcoming pet-friendly status.
Crowne Plaza Chicago, 733 West Madison, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 312 829 5000