Willis Tower is located in a vibrant area of Chicago known for its stunning architecture and popular theater scene. The neighborhood is home to 292 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.
Willis Tower, formerly known as Sears Tower, is one of the top attractions in Chicago. Willis Tower is world famous for its architecture and height of 1,451 feet. If you have not been to Willis Tower then I recommend first time Chicago visitors to explore the attractions.
I recommend to visit SkyDeck Chicago, from where you can enjoy stunning views of neighboring four states. Apart from stunning views of Chicago city and neighboring states, don’t be scared, go walk on the Ledge, a glass bottom window balcony extended outside on the 103rd floor of Willis Tower!
Being one of the top attractions in downtown Chicago, there are over 200 hotels around the Willis Tower. You will be surprised to know that within 1 mile radius of Willis Tower there are approximately over 100 hotels. That makes it difficult for travelers to choose hotel room to stay during their Chicago trip.
I have come up with most popular hotels near Willis Tower that can help visitors plan their stay in Chicago.
Popular Hotels near Willis Tower
Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
Palmer House hotel is one of the historic hotels in Chicago, in fact Palmer House hotel is a member of Historic Hotels of America. Hotel features on-site spa and restaurant for guest convenience.
Palmer House is located at 17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown-The Loop
Hyatt Place Chicago hotel is one of the award winning hotels in downtown Chicago, featuring 206 guest rooms along with fitness center, Wi-Fi and onside full bar. Hotel is conveniently located to close to the Willis Tower and other top attractions in Chicago.
Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown-The Loop is located at 28 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60606
Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District
Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District is located on top of the CIBC Theater and just 10 minutes’ walk from Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Willis Tower. At hotel, you get complimentary free hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. I would say perfect hotel for family with kids as you can save good amount of money every morning on breakfast.
Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District is located at 22 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chicago Downtown
La Quinta Inn Chicago Downtown hotel is located in the financial district, few minutes’ walk from the Willis Tower. Hotel offers free breakfast and Wi-Fi apart from other usual amenities. In my opinion, La Quinta Inn Chicago Downtown hotel is also one of the best hotels for family.
La Quinta Inn & Suites is located at 1 S Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60606
Kimpton Gray Hotel
Kimpton Gray Hotel, Chicago’s newest four diamond luxurious hotel featuring unique modern ambience for your comfort. Kimpton Gray Hotel is only 6 minutes’ walk away from the Willis Tower. Hotel is also close to the popular attractions including Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park.
Kimpton Gray Hotel is located at 122 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel is one of the oldest historic hotels in Chicago, located few minutes from Willis Tower on Michigan Ave. From this hotel, you can enjoy stunning views of Lake Michigan if you get a hotel room with view.
Congress Plaza Hotel is located at 520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown
Silversmith Hotel is 1 mile away from the Willis Tower. Hotel features a restaurant, 24 hour service and free Wi-Fi in public area. If you are driving to Chicago, then hotel offers valet parking for additional charge.
Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown hotel is located at 10 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603
Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago
I recommend Travelodge by Wyndham to budget travelers. You can get hotel rooms in downtown Chicago for less. This hotel is close to the Millennium Park and 1 mile away from the Willis Tower.
Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago is located at 65 E Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60605
CENTRAL LOOP Hotel
Central Loop Hotel is only 3 blocks away from the Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park, this Chicago hotel is located in the Loop and features an on-site restaurant and free Wi-Fi.
CENTRAL LOOP Hotel is located at 111 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603
Things to See and Do Near Willis Tower
There are plenty of things to do near Willis Tower. Chicago downtown loop has many fun things to do and top attractions that include the Art Institute of Chicago, the Millennium Park, the Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago Children’s Museum and John Hancock Center. During summer visitors can spend a full day on the Chicago Riverwalk.
The Chicago theater district is also within a 1 mile from the Willis Tower, so consider to catch any show at Cadillac Palace Theater or Oriental Theater. I also recommend to try House of Blues Chicago show.
The Magnificent Mile offers so many options for dining and shopping.
Getting Around Willis Tower
Chicago public transportation is one of the best in United States. Visitors have plenty of options to getting around in Chicago near Willis Tower. Metra station is just few minutes’ walk away from the Willis Tower. Metra train connects downtown to Chicago suburbs.
Also, the “L” train is best way to commute around the loop. The State Station, Clark-Lake Station and Lake Station are nearest El train stations from the Willis Tower.
Chicago Hotels near Attractions & Landmarks
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