First of all.. yes, this hotel is NOT in the center of downtown. That is good and bad. It's bad, obviously, because you're going to need to drive (or take a cab) to get down there (too far to walk.) However, this can actually be a big positive.
We stayed in two hotels a month ago when we visited Chicago. The first hotel was in the heart of North Michigan Ave, while the second was Chicago South Loop. The first hotel was small, expensive, and didn't have many amenities. It was in the middle of downtown which helped.
However, two days later we stayed in Chicago South Loop. Again, this hotel is away from downtown, but still only a ~20 mn drive. The hotel rooms are very, very nice. They are large, spacious, and very comfortable. Not only that.. the staff is AMAZING! They truly look out for you. They accommodated us very well and made sure we had everything we needed.
This hotel is closer to China Town and we were actually able to walk over there -- which was nice.
So yes.. this hotel isn't in the heart of downtown. But it's a great deal, great staff and great rooms.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience all of the vibrant energy and excitement of Chicago, when you stay at the Chicago South Loop Hotel. Ideally located near McCormick Place and just minutes away from attractions like the Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, Chinatown, and Magnificent Mile shopping, our sophisticated boutique hotel offers the perfect combination of classic style, impeccable guests services and a prime location in the heart of Chicago's historic Bronzeville District. Whether you're visiting the Windy City for business or pleasure, you'll enjoy modernized and spacious guestrooms, central location and fabulous service from our welcoming hotel staff. ... more less
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