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Find Yourself In The West Loop

Mature, refined and authentic experience in Chicago’s most vibrant neighborhood at Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop.         

Chicago like an adult.  This once up and coming corporate and residential district has arrived. Previously known as an industrial area, the West Loop emerged as a food-forward, trendy hot spot with an unmatched local feel that is rich in Chicago authenticity and culture alike. From debuting restaurant concepts by world renowned Chefs, to luxury boutique shopping, to museum and street art experiences, this sought after neighborhood, is mature, refined, and yet comfortably down-to-earth.

Two blocks  from the hotel is Randolph Street, coined “Restaurant Row” with a surplus of innovative, foodie-friendly, dining and bar concepts debuting daily.  From upscale to innovative, from tasting menus to topas, Randolph street is alive with excitement midweek and year round.  Engage with authentic flavors and rich tradition in Chicago's own Greek town, just outside our front door.  Catch a concert, a Chicago Bulls or Chicago Blackhawks game at the United Center or take in the sites of the city from Willis Tower, both located less than a mile from the hotel.  Jump on the Haymarket brewery bus for a tour of Chicago’s best brew houses or walk down the street to indulge in a day of handmade goods at the Randolph Street Market.

Fulton Market District, located in the heart of the West Loop, is now home to McDonalds International and Google.  Edge out of the norm and delight in a unique culinary and art experiences that include an arcade emporium, a team building activation that specializes in boozy punch bowls, a one-of-a-kind international meat shop, a French market and more.   

Steps away is University Village/Little Italy, home to University of Illinois Chicago - UIC, The UIC Pavilion, stadium for The UIC Flames, Rush University Hospital, John Stroger Hospital, and the Chicago Medical District.  

Curate your next Chicago travel experience or meeting at Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop.

West Loop Neighborhood Guide

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UNION STATION - 0.4 MILES

Chicago's beloved Union Station is only an 8-minute walk away. It's a must-see attraction for its historic architecture, restaurants, shopping, and many events. Tours of this beautiful train station are also offered.

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WILLIS TOWER - 0.4 MILES

Often called the Sears Tower, Chicago's Willis Tower is the second-highest building in the Western Hemisphere. Visitors are invited to ride up its 1,353 feet to the Skydeck, where they'll be treated to a panoramic view of four states.

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO UIC - 0.9 MILES UIC Campus and Hospital

For business conferences, college tours, or just to visit its lovely grounds, the University of Illinois at Chicago is a 5-minute drive from the hotel. With 29,000 enrolled students and 15 colleges, UIC is the city's only public research university.

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UNITED CENTER - 1 MILE Hotel near United Center, Home to Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls

The United Center, home to the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls, is the largest arena in the United States. Construction was begun in April of 1992, with the ribbon cutting ceremony being held on August 18, 1994.

Since opening, the United Center has hosted over 200 events each year. Some of the events the United Center has been proud to host include the 1996 Democratic National Convention, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Paul McCartney, U2, The Who, The 3 Tenors, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney on Ice, the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament, the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament, the Great Eight Classic, Illinois College Basketball, and Champions on Ice.

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RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER - 1 MILE Rush Hospital and University Campus

Rush is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the people and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, and research and community partnerships. The Rush system comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Details
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ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO - 1 MILES

Located in Grant Park, the Art Institute of Chicago is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. It’s permanent collection houses 300,000 works of art and showcases 30+ rotating exhibitions.

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MILLENNIUM PARK - 1.5 MILES

Located 12 minutes from the hotel, Millennium Park is much more than a public park. It's an exciting fusion of architecture, landscape design, and green space. Every year, this outdoor venue hosts concerts, exhibits, and lots of family-friendly activities.

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THE FIELD MUSEUM - 1.8 MILES

As one the largest natural history museums in the world, the Field Museum of Natural History houses an impressive collection of fossils and artifacts. Indulge in a wide range of histories such as Tyrannosaurus specimens and Egyptian mummies.

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SHEDD AQUARIUM - 1.8 MILES

Home to over 32,000 animals, the Shedd Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquarium in the world to bring you face to face with some of the oceans greatest mysteries.

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SOLDIER FIELD - 2.1 MILES

If you love NFL football, grab tickets to a Chicago Bears game at Soldier Field. This historic football field is 13-minutes away by car and between 30-45 on public transit.

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NAVY PIER - 2.2 MILES

A Chicago landmark, the Navy Pier is a 3,000+ foot long pier on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. With its iconic Ferris Wheel, the Navy Pier houses more than fifty acres or parks, shops, restaurants and family attractions.  

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LINCOLN PARK ZOO - 2.8 MILES

As one of the longest lasting and free admission zoos in the nation, the Lincoln Park Zoo is the perfect family friendly activity in Chicago. Opened in 1968, the zoo connects park visitors with amazing animals from all over the globe. 

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WRIGLEY FIELD - 4.6 MILES

Welcome to the home of the Chicago Cubs! Baseball fans are in luck, because our hotel is a quick 30-minute drive away from Wrigley Field. The Red Line subway also stops one-block away at Addison Station.

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MIDWAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MDW) - 8.3 MILES

On the Southwest side of Chicago, the Midway International Airport (MDW) is 10.6 miles away. Hop on I-55 and get here in 21 minutes or take the Orange Line metro and arrive in 40 minutes.

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O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ORD) - 15 MILES

Located on the Northwest side of Chicago, the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is 16.6 miles away, which takes 32 minutes by car up the I-90 W highway. The Blue Line metro can get you there in an hour. 

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