Explore These South Loop Hotels

April 19, 2019 | By Luxury Living Chicago Team
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South Loop, Chicago provides visitors and residents the best of the Windy City.

While it’s within easy access to the main downtown area, Lake Michigan and popular attractions, South Loop also offers a bit more tranquility than you’ll find staying in the Loop.

If you’re interested in spending time in this vibrant Chicago neighborhood, consider staying in one of the top South Loop hotels.

Overview of South Loop

Bordered by Lake Michigan, gorgeous parks, the Chicago River, and Chinatown, South Loop’s location is hard to beat. This neighborhood also provides phenomenal access to the downtown Loop, Lake Shore Drive, and public transportation.

The South Loop is broken up into two distinct areas: Museum Park and Printer’s Row.

While Printer’s row offers more residential living with former printing plants and publishing houses converted into contemporary lofts and trendy bookshops, Museum Park boasts some of the city’s most well-known attractions.

Spend a day in Museum park exploring the Adler Planetarium, the country’s first and one of the largest planetariums. Afterwards, swing next door and admire the 1,5000 species housed at the Shedd Aquarium or catch a Cubs game at Soldier Field.

Popular South Loop Hotels

Check out some of the most popular South Loop hotels:

The Congress Plaza: Located right on Michigan Ave, this historic hotel offers a rich past as well as an unbeatable location. The Congress Plaza sits directly across from Grant Park and offers sweeping views of Lake Michigan. Since 1893 it has hosted U.S. presidents, international celebrities and performers, foreign dignitaries and elite travelers from around the world.

Hilton Chicago: This Hilton hotel provides a popular place to stay right in the center of Museum Park. Plus, if you’re looking to bring your furry friend with you to the Windy City, rest assured that this hotel is pet-friendly.

Hyatt Regency, McCormick Place: This modern hotel is steps away from the largest convention center in the nation. You’ll also be ten minutes away from all the hottest spots in the city including, Michigan Ave, Soldier Field, and the Shedd Aquarium.

Boutique South Loop Hotels

If you’re looking for a more unique place to stay, consider staying in one of these boutique South Loop hotels:

The Wheeler Mansion: This designated Chicago Landmark and tranquil urban estate provides guests a feeling of peace amidst the hustle and bustle of a large city. Built in 1870, it remains the only surviving historic mansion on Calumet Avenue complete with 11 guest rooms and suites. Along with its rich history, guests can enjoy the convenience of staying steps away from the McCormick Convention Center, Michigan Avenue shopping and Lake Michigan.

The Blackstone: This luxurious boutique hotel, located on Michigan Avenue’s cultural mile, is known as a stories architectural icon. Housed in a National Historic Landmark building and steps away from Millennium Park, this funky hotel is worth the stay.

Start preparing for your Chicago trip and book a stay at one of these world-class South Loop hotels today!

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