Just a stone’s throw from the Chicago River, Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown – The Loop stretches 18 stories tall. The contemporary hotel features an indoor heated pool (a rarity in the city center), free WiFi throughout and 206 guest rooms. Eco-conscious guests can also feel great that the Hyatt Downtown is also Silver LEED certified. There is also a business center, 24-hour gym and 24/7 dining options.
Hyatt Place The Loop –Best for…
The Hyatt’s combination of its central location and array of free business amenities makes it extremely ideal for corporate travelers. The complimentary business center is connected to the free hotel-wide WiFi, and there are two Mac computers and a PC available for guests to use if you don’t have your own laptop. The business center is also a great place to have a small meeting, free of charge, and there are larger meeting facilities available upon request.
Plus, if you’re working crazy hours, the hotel has a 24/7 gallery market for salads to-go, snacks and bottled drinks. There is also a “coffee to cocktails” bar open to start the day with a pick-me-up and finish it off with a craft cocktail. All rooms also feature a desk area so you can catch up on projects at anytime.
Hyatt Place The Loop Amenities
Spacious guest rooms all feature a plush Hyatt Grand Bed as well as media and work centers. There is also a cozy corner with a sofa or sleeper sofa and a 42-inch HDTV. Bathrooms are complete with spacious vanities with granite countertops and complimentary amenities. Free WiFi is available throughout, and you can even hook up to remote printing. King and two-queen layouts are available with view or accessible rooms. There are also king and queen rooms with sofa beds or tubs included.
The Hyatt’s star amenity is its indoor pool, which isn’t offered at too many hotels downtown. It’s the perfect place to wind down with a dip or refresh after a workout in the 24-hour fitness center, complete with Life Fitness cardio equipment and weights. The Hyatt also has several on-site dining options that serve up meals 24/7. Breakfast is served each morning, consisting of steel-cut oatmeal, cage-free eggs, whole fruit and natural bacon and sausage. (Hyatt members can enjoy breakfast for free.) There is a 24/7 Gallery Menu for bar bites and shareables and a 24/7 Gallery Market offering salads and snacks to-go. There is also a coffee to cocktail bar that serves coffee and espresso in the morning and cocktails and wine after hours in comfy lounge seating.
Free high-speed WiFi is available everywhere in the hotel, and there are concierge services for additional needs.
Hyatt Place The Loop Location
With a prime downtown location, there is plenty to do near the Hyatt Place within walking distance. Take in the city from 103 stories above at the Skydeck at Willis Tower, just a half-mile away. Or, watch stage plays, magic shows, comedy and concerts at The Chicago Theatre, also about a half-mile from the Hyatt. For shopping, the Macy’s on State Street is a short walk as well. For food, the nearby Bacci Pizzeria is a famous 20-year-old, family-owned restaurant where you can try the original Jumbo Slice. Or, walk to Smoque BBQ for the TV-famous restaurant featured on “Diners, Drive-in & Dives.”
The hotel is also just one block from the Washington/Wells station, where the Brown, Orange, Purple and Pink lines offer access to every corner of the city. Hotels near the Hyatt include Kimpton Hotel Allegro, La Quinta Chicago Downtown, and Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown. The Hyatt is in line with the price of nearby options.
Hyatt Place The Loop –The Verdict
Contemporary, efficient and just two blocks from the Chicago River, the Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown – The Loop offers sleek accommodations and lots of amenities. Its indoor pool is an uncommon perk, but there is also the standard fitness and business centers as well as 24/7 on-site dining. The price is reasonable, and you can feel good about supporting a Silver LEED-certified establishment.