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  • No room service
  • Rooms look cheap
  • Desolate south Chicago location

Bottom Line

This 232-room hotel is far from Chicago's tourist sites, so there's no reason to stay here unless you're attending a conference at the nearby McCormick Convention Center. Business travelers will appreciate the 24-hour business center, 24-hour fitness center, free parking and free Wi-Fi, but not the sparse, cheap rooms and desolate location. Consider paying a little more for the nearby Hilton Chicago, or if you can't budge on price, the Congress Plaza.

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Isolated location that's actually farther south than the South Loop, but near McCormick Convention Center

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The hotel is a block south from the Stevenson Expressway, near the McCormick Convention Center and Chinatown. Despite the name, it's actually farther south than the South Loop, and far from the main tourist sites.

  • 3-minute drive to McCormick Place
  • 4-minute drive to Soldier Field
  • 4-minute drive to Shedd Aquarium
  • 4-minute drive to U.S. Cellular Field
  • 6-minute drive to Adler Planetarium
  • 6-minute drive to Grant Park
  • 7-minute drive to Navy Pier
  • 9-minute drive to Millennium Park
  • 31-minute drive to Chicago O’Hare International Airport

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Clean, with flat-screen TVs, but low-quality bedding and no style

The sparse rooms in the Chicago South Loop Hotel feature clean (but small) marble-tile bathrooms and 32-inch flat-screen TVs. The decor is generic and the bedding looks cheap.

  • King, queen, or two queen beds
  • Small, marble-tile bathroom
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Seating area
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Dry cleaning and laundry service
  • In-room coffee

Rooms and Rates


Free Wi-Fi, parking, and morning coffee

  • 24-hour fitness center with treadmills, bikes, elliptical machines
  • Ice and soda machines on every floor
  • L26 Restaurant and Lounge serves American food for breakfast and dinner
  • SL Sports Bar and Lounge: Bar food; open late night on weekends
  • Awake with Pearl Coffee Shop and Deli open throughout the day
  • Kimberley Coleman Salon offers hair, manicures, pedicures, facials, and waxing services.
  • Jasmine’s Gift Shop with gifts and snacks
  • 24-hour front desk staff
  • Free coffee available in the lobby mornings
  • 24-hour business center with computers


Key Features
Fitness Center
Family Services
Kids Allowed
Things to Do
Beauty Salon
Business Center
Fitness Center
Room Features
Air Conditioner
Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space
11 West 26th Street, South State Street and W 26th St, Chicago, Illinois 60616, United States
Phone (312) 225-7000
Room Types
  • Traditional Double Queen Room
  • Traditional King Room
  • Traditional Queen Room