Navigating your way through downtown Chicago

225 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601
Reservations (866) 610-0081
Hotel (312) 960-8500

Map of Downtown Chicago

Welcome to a pedestrian’s paradise. From our location in the Chicago Loop at the corner of North Wabash Avenue and East Haddock Place, you’re perfectly poised to walk or take public transportation to almost anywhere you might want to go in the city. There are three metro stops within two blocks of the hotel, and if you’re catching a train, Millennium Station is a mere five-minute walk. Need to take the El to a meeting? Want to grab a bike and cruise the Chicago Riverwalk? Feel like putting your walking shoes on and taking a self-guided tour of the city’s amazing architecture? We’re here to help you get wherever you want to go, so don’t hesitate to ask us to point you in the right direction.

Directions to our hotel from the north

From the North/Northwest/O'Hare Airport (ORD):

  • Take I-90 (Kennedy Expressway) or I-94 (Eden's Expressway) southeast into the downtown Chicago area.
  • Exit at the Ohio East exit and travel east on Ohio to Michigan Avenue. At Michigan Avenue, turn right (south).
  • Go five (5) blocks, crossing the Chicago River Bridge, to Lake Street. At Lake Street, turn right (west).
  • Go one (1) block to Wabash Avenue. Turn right (north) onto Wabash and the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago is on the right.

Directions to our hotel from the south

From the South/Indiana/Michigan:

  • Take I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) northwest into the downtown Chicago area.
  • Exit at the Ohio Street East exit and travel east on Ohio Street to Michigan Avenue. At Michigan Avenue, turn right (south).
  • Go five (5) blocks, crossing the Chicago River Bridge, to Lake Street. At Lake Street, turn right (west).
  • Go one (1) block to Wabash Avenue. Turn right (north) onto Wabash and the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago is on the right.

Directions to our Chicago, Illinois luxury hotel from the west

From the West/Western suburbs:

  • Take I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway), which will become Congress Parkway.
  • Take Congress Parkway to State Street.
  • Turn left (north) on State Street.
  • Take State Street eight (8) blocks north to Lake Street.
  • Turn right (east) onto Lake Street.
  • Go one (1) block to Wabash.
  • Turn left (north) on Wabash and the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago is on the right.

Directions to our hotel from the southwest

From Midway Airport (MDW)/St. Louis:

  • Take I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway) to northbound Lake Shore Drive. Continue north on Lake Shore Drive to Monroe.
  • At Monroe turn left (west) to Michigan Avenue. At Michigan turn right (north) follow Michigan to Lake Street.
  • At Lake Street turn left (west), go one (1) block to Wabash.
  • At Wabash turn right (north) for half a block. Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago is on the right.

From the plane, take the train

Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD):

  • Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago is approximately 45 minutes by train from O'Hare International Airport. Take the Blue Line to Clark and Lake. Walk four blocks east on Lake Street to Wabash and turn north. Cost: $5.00.

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW):

  • Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago is approximately 30 minutes by train from Midway International Airport. Take the Orange Line to the State and Lake stop. Our hotel is one block east and one block north on Wabash. Cost: $3.00.

From the plane, take a taxi

Chicago O'Hare International Airport:

  • From O'Hare, a cab takes 25-35 minutes, depending on traffic, and the fare is about $35-$40 before tolls and tip.

Chicago Midway International Airport:

  • From Chicago Midway, a cab takes 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic, and the fare is about $26-$30 before tolls and tip.