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The Loop

701 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108
+1 312-427-2787
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Downtown section of Chicago defined by the loop of elevated train that encircles it.
As featured in The Best of Chicago
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701 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-427-2787
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"elevated train"
in 26 reviews
"midway airport"
in 7 reviews
"state street"
in 23 reviews
"l train"
in 9 reviews
"downtown chicago"
in 32 reviews
"great architecture"
in 15 reviews
"palmer house"
in 8 reviews
"tall buildings"
in 10 reviews
"walk around"
in 18 reviews
"big city"
in 13 reviews
"day pass"
in 10 reviews
"marshall fields"
in 8 reviews
"public transportation"
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"great shopping"
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"magnificent mile"
in 10 reviews
"michigan avenue"
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"millennium park"
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed at the Sofitel on the Magnificent Mile, so we were able to walk to The Loop fairly easily. A lot to look at; hotels, restaurants/bars, shops, and other businesses. Well worth bringing your walking shoes! We had cocktails at the beautiful London House...More

Thank CaptTrouble
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonder around. Start on the West side so that you end up on Michigan Ave. Great public Art. Picasso, Calder and Chagall x2 spots. Some great Architecture. Go on Madison St. between Dearborn and Clark, south side. Stand right next to the Bank and look...More

Thank john b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in The Loop and it was so close to everything, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile! Yes, you can Uber around, but you can also walk around too. Many shops and restaurants that do not disappoint.

1  Thank MissLoisLayne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're wanting things to do and a busy atmosphere go or stay in the loop. You wont be disappointed. Everything you could need is right there. Easy to walk to or a train ride away.

Thank rachlynch19
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking and using CTA transport we were able to see many of the central highlights of the city in a day. had time to relax also.

Thank oscarEngland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Big Bus Tour today and drove along The Loop!!! Fascinating and interesting places to see along The Loop. I had always heard of The Loop, but really did not know what it was until my travels today. Loved my tour of The...More

Thank CathyP1953
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of people and vehicle traffic makes the area very hectic. Streets are narrow and the elevated train adds lots more noise. It is a little calmer across the water to the north and west.

Thank giffenk
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

The Loop has everything imaginable that you could need, all within walking distance or just a short L ride away. Theater, shopping, restaurants, parks, and attractions, there is always something to see, experience, eat, and enjoy. I've been impressed with how clean The Loop is...More

Thank Benjamin W
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The loop is one of the main tourist areas in Chicago. The subway is fun to ride and one of the main attractions. It only costs about 10 dollars for a day pass which gets you to the outer neighbourhoods too. There’s plenty to see...More

1  Thank Ianbb9
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We loved staying in the loop. It's very walk-able and there are tons of shops to dip into. This is something you completely miss by hailing cabs.

Thank mairenee
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your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
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Sandy T
February 23, 2018|
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Response from BarbinBerks | Reviewed this property |
It is a metro train up high, so you can travel from station to station as usual.
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allteal
October 20, 2016|
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Response from jgbtravels | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The Chicago Transit Authority sells day passes for $10 and three day passes for $20. Google the CTA for more info. By the way, Chicago now uses a Ventra Card that costs an additional $5 but you can cash it in at one ad... More
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