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Chicago's Essex Inn

Chicago's Essex Inn

800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago 60605

3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (4,300 reviews)

Across from the greenery and attractions of Grant Park, the Essex Inn is 3 blocks from the Loop business district and Lake …

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The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

636 S Michigan Ave, Chicago 60605

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (761 reviews)

Located in South Loop, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Columbia College Chicago and Grant Park. Art Institut …

£160
Congress Plaza Hotel

Congress Plaza Hotel

520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago 60605

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (820 reviews)

Built in 1893, this downtown Chicago hotel offers a convenient location across from Grant Park and close to Lake Michigan.

£105
Hilton Chicago- Michigan Ave Cultural Mile

Hilton Chicago- Michigan Ave Cultural Mile

720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago 60605

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (5,282 reviews)

Overlooking Grant Park in downtown Chicago, this landmark Hilton hotel is within walking distance of Buddy Guy's Legends, …

£134
Best Western Grant Park Hotel

Best Western Grant Park Hotel

1100 S Michigan Ave, Chicago 60605

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (134 reviews)

Favored for its location across from Grant Park, Museum Campus, Soldier Field, and Northerly Island, the Best Western Grant …

£75
Travelodge Hotel Downtown

Travelodge Hotel Downtown

65 E Harrison St, Chicago 60605

2.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (3,879 reviews)

Located a half-block from Grant Park and 4 blocks from South Loop Shopping, this downtown Chicago hotel is a half-mile from …

£83
Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

500 South Dearborn Street, Chicago 60605

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,463 reviews)

This landmark hotel is located in the Printers Row district of downtown Chicago. The Chicago Board of Trade, Willis Tower, an …

£137
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

2233 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago 60616

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (3,220 reviews)

Connected via enclosed skybridge to the McCormick Place convention complex, the Hyatt Regency is adjacent to a Metro station, …

£117
Marriott Marquis Chicago

Marriott Marquis Chicago

2121 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago 60616

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Near South Side, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of McCormick Place, Soldier Field, and Field Museum of Natural …

£218
The Wheeler Mansion

The Wheeler Mansion

2020 South Calumet Avenue, Chicago 60616

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (32 reviews)

Located in Near South Side, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of McCormick Place and Soldier Field. Field Museum o …

£250

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Pocket Guide: Chicago South Loop Hotels

Known for being walkable and business-friendly, South Loop is an economical neighborhood, offering convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood's college atmosphere and China town are just a couple of its charming qualities. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the lake, while others visit for the local theater. With hotels and accommodation to suit everyone's tastes, South Loop serves as a good starting point for exploring the greater Chicago area.

Sightseeing around South Loop

Some top local attractions include the museums, theaters, and university. Browse the collections at Glessner House Museum, National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, or Field Museum of Natural History. You can attend a show at Arie Crown Theater, Film Row Cinema, and Auditorium Building and Theatre. Monuments like S.S. Peter and Paul Church, Buckingham Fountain, and Chicago Board of Trade Building honor the area. Learn about the local history at Robie House, Fine Arts Building, and Old Colony Building. Take a tour of campus around Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Chicago, or Columbia College Chicago. John G. Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, and Skydeck Ledge are family favorites.

Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Lake Meadows Park, Northerly Island Park, or Washington Park. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by US Cellular Field, Soldier Field, and Maxwell Street Market.

A few of the most popular sights in the area include Art Institute of Chicago, University of Illinois Chicago, and Willis Tower. You can also check out Smart Museum of Art, DuSable Museum of African-American History, and Grant Park.

Getting around South Loop

If you want to get around the city, 35th-Bronzeville-IIT Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Indiana Station and Sox-35th Station. To see the sights outside of town, hop aboard a train. Chicago 35th Street-Lou Jones-Bronzeville Station is the closet train station, but Chicago 27th Street Station and Chicago McCormick Place Station are also nearby.

Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) is the closest major airport, 7.1 miles (11.5 km) from South Loop. The next closest airport is Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), located 18 miles (29 km) away.

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