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Theater District

Hotel Monaco Chicago: Our boutique hotel offers an ideal location in the Chicago Loop

Experience the Chicago Theater From Our Downtown Chicago Hotel

From jaw-dropping public art to groundbreaking Chicago theater, from pioneering architecture and art museums to lively cultural events, the Chicago Loop is one of the world's most culturally rich neighborhoods. Hotel Monaco is in the center of it all.

Our boutique urban retreat is two blocks from Michigan Avenue and the start of Chicago's Cultural Mile. Stretching along the avenue from the river to the Museum Campus at the south end of Grant Park, you'll find:

  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
  • Chicago Symphony Hall
  • Cloud Gate Sculpture (the Bean)
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Millennium Park

In addition, Grant Park features:

  • Adler Planetarium
  • Field Museum of Natural History
  • Petrillo Music Shell
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Soldier Field

Grant Park is also home to outdoor festivals and events like the Chicago Jazz Festival, Lollapalooza, Grant Park Music Festival and Taste of Chicago. That's just part of the story. Walk a few blocks to the west of Hotel Monaco and you're in the heart of the downtown theater district, which presents:

  • The Chicago Theatre
  • Goodman Theatre
  • Ford Center for the Performing Arts (Oriental Theatre)
  • Bank of America Theatre
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago

Then there's the city's public art. Loop highlights include pieces by Picasso, Calder and Chagall, among others.

Inspiring and abundant, Chicago's cultural gems are all within easy reach when you stay at Hotel Monaco. For more information and help with tickets, reservations and directions, contact our concierge at (312) 960-8520.

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