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Home2 Suites by Hilton Chicago River North
Home2 Suites by Hilton Chicago River North
8.5 Excellent
110 West Huron Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.3 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 1,109 reviews
8.5

Situated a short walk from Merchandise Mart Railway Station, Home2 Suites By Hilton Chicago River North provides guests with a convenient base when in Chicago. This hotel is set in the heart of the city.

Omni Chicago Suites - Magnificent Mile
Omni Chicago Suites - Magnificent Mile
8.8 Excellent
676 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.3 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 928 reviews
8.8

Conveniently located, Omni Chicago Hotel & Suites Magnificent Mile offers easy access to Chicago's popular tourist attractions. A short stroll from Michigan Avenue, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a desk, a mini bar and wireless internet access.

Kimpton Gray Hotel
Kimpton Gray Hotel
9.1 Excellent
122 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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0.4 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 411 reviews
9.1

Conveniently situated, Gray Hotel Chicago offers easy access to Chicago's popular tourist attractions. It provides 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Viceroy Chicago
Viceroy Chicago
9.2 Excellent
1118 North State Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.8 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 1,131 reviews
9.2

Conveniently located in the middle of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It has a fitness centre, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

Hotel Emc2, Autograph Collection
Hotel Emc2, Autograph Collection
9.2 Excellent
228 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.3 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 534 reviews
9.2

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It is located a brief stroll from Michigan Avenue, the Museum of Contemporary Art and John Hancock Center Observatory.

Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown
8.6 Excellent
33 West Illinois, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 1,339 reviews
8.6

Conveniently situated, Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown offers easy access to Chicago's best hot spots. It also features free Wi-Fi, a sauna and an indoor pool.

Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown
Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown
8.4 Excellent
71 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, United States
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0.8 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 2,692 reviews
8.4

Conveniently positioned, Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown offers easy access to Chicago's best hot spots. It provides rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi access and views over the city.

Hotel Chicago West Loop
Hotel Chicago West Loop
8.0 Excellent
1622 W Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL, United States
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2.1 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 1,175 reviews
8.0

Situated within walking distance of Polk Railway Station, Hotel Chicago West Loop offers guests a convenient base when visiting Chicago. It has a fitness centre, as well as a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

The Chicago Hotel Collection - Millennium Park
The Chicago Hotel Collection - Millennium Park
6.6 Good
Chicago, IL, United States
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0.5 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
GoodBased on 24 reviews
6.6

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star property makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It also provides free Wi-Fi, valet parking and a swimming pool.

Sheraton Grand Chicago
Sheraton Grand Chicago
8.5 Excellent
301 East North Water Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, Chicago, IL, United States 
ExcellentBased on 1,371 reviews
8.5

Sheraton Grand Chicago is located in Chicago and is close to Navy Pier. This award-winning hotel is set in the heart of the city.

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Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Downtown Chicago:£150/night
Absolute cheapest price found:£32/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
£79 - £314
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£56 - £169
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Aloft Chicago Mag Mile
Aloft Chicago Mag Mile
8.3 Excellent
243 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.3 mi from city centre, Chicago 

Set in Chicago, Aloft Chicago Mag Mile is a five-minute walk from Magnificent Mile and offers a swimming pool. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

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Viceroy Chicago
Viceroy Chicago
9.2 Excellent
1118 North State Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.8 mi from city centre, Chicago 

Conveniently located in the middle of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It has a fitness centre, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

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The Hoxton, Chicago
The Hoxton, Chicago
8.6 Excellent
200 North Green Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.2 mi from city centre, Chicago 

A 10-minute walk from Morgan Railway Station, The Hoxton Chicago has a convenient setting, making it an ideal base while in Chicago. It also offers meeting rooms, a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

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The Peninsula Chicago
The Peninsula Chicago
9.5 Excellent
108 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.4 mi from city centre, Chicago 

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It is also a five-minute walk from Michigan Avenue and Magnificent Mile, and is close to many of the area's popular attractions.

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The Langham Chicago
The Langham Chicago
9.6 Excellent
330 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
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0.9 mi from city centre, Chicago 

Conveniently situated, The Langham Chicago allows for easy access to Chicago's best hot spots. It also features a sauna, an indoor pool and a Jacuzzi.

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Hotel Emc2, Autograph Collection
Hotel Emc2, Autograph Collection
9.2 Excellent
228 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.3 mi from city centre, Chicago 

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It is located a brief stroll from Michigan Avenue, the Museum of Contemporary Art and John Hancock Center Observatory.

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Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop/Theatre District
Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop/Theatre District
8.7 Excellent
32 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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0.6 mi from city centre, Chicago 

Conveniently located in the centre of the city, this 3.5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It is situated a short stroll from Millennium Park and Chicago Loop.

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LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
8.9 Excellent
85 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, United States
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0.8 mi from city centre, Chicago 

Strategically located in the centre of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It is ideally located for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

Cheapest hotels in Downtown Chicago, Chicago

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Chicago Parthenon Hostel
Chicago Parthenon Hostel
7.6 Good
310 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Chicago Parthenon Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in Chicago. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and a swimming pool.

£23
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The Chicago Hotel Collection - Millennium Park
The Chicago Hotel Collection - Millennium Park
6.6 Good
Chicago, IL, United States
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0.5 mi from city centre,  

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star property makes for an ideal base in Chicago. It also provides free Wi-Fi, valet parking and a swimming pool.

£28
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Hi Chicago
Hi Chicago
8.7 Excellent
24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL, United States
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0.0 mi from city centre,  

Centrally situated, HI Chicago Hostel allows for easy access to Chicago's main sightseeing areas. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, a shopping mall and free Wi-Fi.

£28
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Selina Chicago
Selina Chicago
7.0 Good
100 East Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.6 mi from city centre,  

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Chicago. It is also a short walk from Michigan Avenue, John Hancock Center and John Hancock Center Observatory, and is close to many of the area's well-known attractions.

£34
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Freehand Chicago
Freehand Chicago
8.4 Excellent
19 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.2 mi from city centre,  

Conveniently situated, Freehand Chicago offers easy access to Chicago's best hot spots. It is located a short walk from Michigan Avenue, the Michigan Avenue Bridge and Magnificent Mile.

£34
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Hotel Chicago West Loop
Hotel Chicago West Loop
8.0 Excellent
1622 W Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL, United States
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2.1 mi from city centre,  

Situated within walking distance of Polk Railway Station, Hotel Chicago West Loop offers guests a convenient base when visiting Chicago. It has a fitness centre, as well as a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

£65
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Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
7.9 Good
163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL, United States
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1.7 mi from city centre,  

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Chicago. It is located a brief walk from Magnificent Mile, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Michigan Avenue.

£80
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Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago
Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago
6.6 Good
65 East Harrison, Chicago, IL, United States
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0.1 mi from city centre,  

Conveniently situated, Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago offers easy access to Chicago's main hot spots. It is located a short stroll from Monadnock Building and Grant Park.

£81
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Hotel prices in Downtown Chicago, Chicago

2 stars or below

£23 - £98

Hi Chicago

No. 1 most popular

Hi Chicago
8.7 Excellent
£28
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Hotel Chicago West Loop

No. 2 most popular

£65
Avg. per night
Chicago Parthenon Hostel

Best value

£23
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3 stars

£34 - £169

Congress Plaza Hotel

No. 1 most popular

£91
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Best Western River North Hotel

No. 2 most popular

£96
Avg. per night
Selina Chicago

Best value

£34
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4 stars and up

£80 - £399

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

No. 1 most popular

£164
Avg. per night
Warwick Allerton Chicago

No. 2 most popular

£96
Avg. per night
The Whitehall Hotel

Best value

The Whitehall Hotel
8.1 Excellent
£80
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Downtown Chicago, Chicago

About Downtown Chicago, Chicago

Downtown Chicago incorporates the famous Chicago Loop. The area is a vibrant neighbourhood with cultural centres, shops, restaurants, parks and lively nightlife. Visitors to the city can cruise the waterways, journey to the top of Willis Tower or visit one of the clubs or theatres of Downtown Chicago.

Adventurous spirits should begin their exploration at Skydeck Chicago on the 103rd floor of Willis Tower. There’s a glass balcony known as “The Ledge” where visitors can gain breathtaking views of the city beneath them. Those preferring to keep their feet firmly on the ground can venture to Art Institute Chicago. With three floors of sculptures, artwork and relics to peruse it’s the ideal place to spend a day. Unmissable attractions of Downtown Chicago include the Adler Planetarium, Grant Park, Chicago Cultural Centre and The Field Museum. For extensive views of the city skyline, head for Millennium Park. The vast riverside park features Frank Gehry’s Pritzker Pavilion and Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate also known as “The Bean”. Shoppers will relish the variety of department stores in Downtown Chicago, and there are plenty of chic cafes in which to enjoy a well-earned break. After dark, the neighbourhood comes to life. Stylish restaurants sit side by side with fast food outlets as theatre signs illuminate, tempting visitors to see the latest show-stopping performances.

Navigating Downtown Chicago is easy on foot as block numbers are consistent throughout the city. A good way to reach the area is via the popular Metra electric line. Disembark at Millennium Station for the parks and lakeside. Local buses run along most central thoroughfares, and there are several subway stations. Keen cyclists will enjoy a chance to travel the city on two wheels. The city has a popular bike hire scheme and several picturesque trails circle Lake Michigan. Alternatively, opt for a laid-back transport option and explore the city via water taxi. Taxi and Uber services are available.

Chicago became a city in 1837, and the world’s first skyscraper graced the skyline in 1885. In addition to the city’s impressive feats of engineering, downtown Chicago has a unique musical heritage. The term “Jazz” was coined here in 1914, and the musical movement spawned many of the greats. Today, the city has an abundance of jazz clubs, over 5,000 restaurants, 250 theatres, more than 55 museums and 3,237 hectares of parks and recreational space.

Downtown Chicago, Chicago travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Downtown Chicago?

    2,863 reviews rated Palmer House a Hilton Hotel with an average score of 8.2/10. It may also be worth looking into the Warwick Allerton Chicago, which received a rating of 8.0/10 from 3,877 reviews. Hi Chicago could also be a good option, with a score of 8.7/10 from 4,406 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near McCormick Place?

    Hyatt Regency Mccormick Place is a hotel near McCormick Place that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.6 across 2,680 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Downtown Chicago near Magnificent Mile?

    For a good hotel near to Magnificent Mile, consider Freehand Chicago - it is rated 8.4/10 from 4,097 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Chicago Riverwalk?

    4,097 HotelsCombined reviews of Freehand Chicago score it 8.4/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Chicago Riverwalk.