Need a hotel in downtown Chicago, commonly referred to as “the Loop” by locals? Now you can check out TravelMag’s top hotel picks for value in various price categories.
To make our “Best Value” selections, we’ve compared hotels in Chicago’s popular Loop district based on price and amenities. In addition, we paid special attention to the customer evaluations each hotel has received on various hotel review websites. To make it easy to find a hotel to fit your needs, we chose at least one hotel in each of the following categories: budget, 3-star and 4-star.
Located in the South Loop near Grant Park, the Field Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago, this budget hotel is rather affordable, especially considering its high-quality amenities. The hotel has 2 restaurants and a bar on-site as well as a business center and airport shuttle. Meanwhile, each room features free wireless Internet access, premium and satellite TV channels, a laptop-compatible in-room safe and room service available 7 days a week.
Average rate: $89/ nightBook at Booking.com
This 3.5-star downtown Chicago hotel, which is situated along the beautiful Chicago Riverwalk, is conveniently located within walking distance of attractions like the Wrigley Building, Millennium Park and the incredible shopping along Michigan Avenue (also known as the Magnificent Mile). Guests enjoy access to the hotel’s restaurant, bar, health club, café and business center. Each guestroom includes premium bedding, a flat-panel TV, an iPod docking station and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Average rate: $104/ nightBook at Hotels.com
Club Quarters Central Loop
Situated in the heart of Chicago’s central Loop and business district, this club-like 3.5-star hotel is just a short walk from the nearby Art Institute of Chicago, Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Grant Park and the theatre district. Guestrooms here feature premium bedding, LCD TVs, iPod docking stations and workstations with multimedia connectivity. On-site amenities include a fitness center, a restaurant, complimentary laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.
Average rate: $129 nightBook at Expedia.com
Wyndham Chicago Riverfront
With beautiful views overlooking the Chicago riverfront and city skyline, this 3.5-star downtown hotel is perfect for guests who want to be close to popular attractions like Millennium Park and the shopping along Michigan Avenue. The hotel features an on-site fitness center and business center along with an extensive menu of spa services. In each room, guests will find premium TV channels on a flat-panel TV, a pillow-top mattress, an iPod docking station and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Average rate: $152/ nightBook at Booking.com
W Chicago City Center
Located just one block from the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower), this 4-star business district hotel is also close to Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago and the theatre district. Guests enjoy access to the hotel’s fitness center, business center, DVD library, romantic Italian restaurant and swanky bar/lounge. Meanwhile, each guestroom features a plasma TV, DVD player, pillow-top mattress, iPod docking station, desk, designer toiletries and plush bathrobes.
Average rate: $234/ nightBook at Hotels.com