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Chicago Downtown Condo - Michigan Ave Suite ID #14-15
2.5 out of 5
0.6 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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3.6/5Good! (10 reviews)

"The condo was very nice and perfect for this business trip. I saved money on meals by cooking in. There is a mini grocery store in the building and the view of the park was very nice. I love the floor-to-ceiling windows and the balcony. I would stay here again. It's a nice mile walk to McCormick ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 3, 2018

Chicago Downtown Condo - Michigan Ave Suite ID #14-15
Hotel BnB
2.5 out of 5
0.6 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Good experience, the room is small, but it’s very cool,"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 17, 2020

Hotel BnB
Best Western Grant Park Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.6 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $68 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4/5Very Good! (3,002 reviews)

"It was in a good location and a very good price. We were close to a lot of things and upon entering the room was clean and ready for us."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 17, 2020

Best Western Grant Park Hotel
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Sonder - Essex on the Park
4 out of 5
0.7 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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4.7/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)

"Absolutely loved how easy the check in and check out process was. They allowed us to check in early and check out a little bit later than scheduled. The communication with the staff was always pleasant and they answered the text messages immediately. The place was clean and extremely comfortable ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

Sonder - Essex on the Park
Hotel Essex Chicago
4 out of 5
0.7 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $117 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"I was dissapointed with not having a microwave in my room like most hotels provide.The pictures advertised on Expedia were a bit deceptive,.because the room appeared to be much bigger than it actually was."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 3, 2020

Hotel Essex Chicago
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown South Loop
3 out of 5
0.6 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $104 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.4/5Wonderful! (373 reviews)

"We called a few days prior to our reservation to request an early check in and on the day of our reservation everything went smoothly. The ceiling to floor windows were amazing and the room was clean. The breakfast was bagged due to COVID so if you’re looking for a hot breakfast it is best you make ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 3, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown South Loop
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $89 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
3.7/5Good! (5,115 reviews)

"Very friendly staff, architectural was beautiful They did great to accommodate to my necessities"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 21, 2020

Congress Plaza Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown South Loop
3 out of 5
0.6 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.4/5Wonderful! (337 reviews)

"Considering the city was slowly shutting down due to rising coronavirus numbers, I can say I felt extremely comfortable with my stay. The hotel was located right near several stores, restaurants and attractions and a block away from the CTA. The staff was extremely helpful and made myself and other ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 2, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown South Loop
Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown
4 out of 5
1.7 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $143 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,749 reviews)

"It was nice hotel but you couldn’t really get full effect because the mayor had everything shut down so we didn’t get full intention of Hotel"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 3, 2020

Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown
Swissotel - Chicago
4.5 out of 5
2.3 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $144 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.3/5Excellent! (1,868 reviews)

"Excellent location. Convenient to restaurants, shopping, and the river."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 9, 2020

Swissotel - Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago
4 out of 5
2.3 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $145 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.4/5Excellent! (3,599 reviews)

"Location but, parking was difficult and pricey. Also hard to get, to far"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2020

Hyatt Regency Chicago
The Langham, Chicago
5 out of 5
2.4 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $418 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
4.9/5Exceptional! (1,171 reviews)

"We were very impressed with the service and the staff. The hotel was beautiful! We would love to go back at another time after Covid to experience all Chicago has to offer. When we do, it will be the Langham!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 5, 2020

The Langham, Chicago
Hotel Julian
4 out of 5
2 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $117 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,327 reviews)

"Great location( literally walked everywhere), great service, nice views."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 19, 2020

Hotel Julian
Loews Chicago Hotel
4.5 out of 5
2.5 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $169 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,460 reviews)

"Hotel was great! Modern, spacious, very well located, just 2 blocks from the heart of down town."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2020

Loews Chicago Hotel
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
4 out of 5
2.3 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $143 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.3/5Excellent! (2,488 reviews)

"Perfect location walking distance to many great site in Chicago."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 1, 2020

Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
4.5 out of 5
2.3 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $150 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,576 reviews)

"I cannot stress this enough, this hotel is amazing. The staff is so nice, friendly & helpful. It is literally in the middle of everything. Walking distance to restaurants & other stores. It is worth every penny."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 22, 2020

LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
4.5 out of 5
2.1 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $155 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
4.4/5Excellent! (1,553 reviews)

"The staff was very helpful, the room and view was beautiful must go back again"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
Kinzie Hotel
4 out of 5
2.5 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $135 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,698 reviews)

"It was close to everything from places to eat, bars and river walk."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2020

Kinzie Hotel
Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago
2 out of 5
1 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $77 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
3.5/5Good! (1,572 reviews)

"Staff are very attentive if you have an issue or question. They are very friendly and try to be as helpful as they can. I have zero complaints about the staff and the way they address the guests concerns. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 23, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago
Eurostars Magnificent Mile, previously Dana Hotel
4 out of 5
3.1 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $118 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,739 reviews)

"It was amazing, everyone was professional and nice just all around good place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 8, 2020

Eurostars Magnificent Mile, previously Dana Hotel
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John G. Shedd Aquarium is located in a vibrant area of Chicago known for its beautiful lakeside setting and stunning architecture. The neighborhood is home to 47 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near John G. Shedd Aquarium

You can choose from 41 hotels and accommodations within a mile of John G. Shedd Aquarium, including these options:

  • Congress Plaza Hotel: With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and a fitness center, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its beach locale and overall value.
  • Best Western Grant Park Hotel: This 2.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and overall value.
  • Hilton Chicago- Michigan Ave Cultural Mile: This 4-star hotel features 3 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a health club. Our customers like its overall value and pool.

Things to See and Do Near John G. Shedd Aquarium

While you're in town visiting John G. Shedd Aquarium, you can explore the sights within just a few miles of the area.

You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago Children's Museum, or Chicago History Museum. Willis Tower, Chicago Riverwalk, and John Hancock Center are well-known local landmarks worth a visit. You can watch performances at Arie Crown Theater, Oriental Theatre, and Cadillac Palace Theatre if you're interested in local theater.

Soldier Field and Grant Park are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. Spend some time checking out Art Institute of Chicago, which is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from John G. Shedd Aquarium, or make a stop by McCormick Place, located 1.1 mi (1.7 km) away.

Traveling around John G. Shedd Aquarium

With so many choices for transportation, seeing the area around John G. Shedd Aquarium is simple. Local metro stations include Roosevelt Station and Harrison Station. If you're taking a train into town, Chicago 18th Street Station, Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station, and Chicago McCormick Place Station are the stations closest to South Loop.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around John G. Shedd Aquarium?
John G. Shedd Aquarium is located in a vibrant area of Chicago known for its stunning architecture and popular art scene. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 140 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay close to John G. Shedd Aquarium?
Best Western Grant Park Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from John G. Shedd Aquarium. Other good choices within a short distance include Hotel Essex Chicago and Congress Plaza Hotel.
How many hotels can I expect to find close to John G. Shedd Aquarium?
Expedia has 140 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from John G. Shedd Aquarium.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near John G. Shedd Aquarium, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals near John G. Shedd Aquarium.
What can I see and do near John G. Shedd Aquarium?
Study the collections at Field Museum of Natural History, Art Institute of Chicago, or Museum of Contemporary Art. While you’re exploring, swing by Buckingham Fountain, Civic Opera House, and Merchandise Mart to learn a bit about the area. You can catch a show at Chicago Theatre, House of Blues Chicago, and Cadillac Palace Theatre.

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