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Best Western Grant Park Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.6 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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NZ$87
per night
20 Apr. - 21 Apr.
4.1/5Very Good! (3,077 reviews)

"I love the downtown location and the reduced rate due to current health safety concerns. Normally, I couldn't have afforded to stay in such a wonderful establishment."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020

Best Western Grant Park Hotel
Swissotel - Chicago
4.5 out of 5
2.3 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
NZ$249
per night
7 May - 8 May
4.4/5Excellent! (4,874 reviews)

"The "Urban Experience Fee" is a bit much. I mean, either add that amount into the room rate, make it optional or don't charge it. LOCATION is great! Staff attentive!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Swissotel - Chicago
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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NZ$155
per night
17 Apr. - 18 Apr.
3.7/5Good! (6,669 reviews)

"so beautiful and i could see the sears tower from my window"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Congress Plaza Hotel
Warwick Allerton - Chicago
4 out of 5
3.1 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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4.1/5Very Good! (11,342 reviews)

"This visit I received an upgrade to a beautiful room with a Michigan Ave view. It was lovely."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Warwick Allerton - Chicago
Hotel Essex Chicago
4 out of 5
0.7 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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4.3/5Excellent! (894 reviews)

"I really liked how close it was to the park nearby. I enjoyed beautiful walk to my office every morning I stayed there. I also liked the bathroom - it was super clear and modern. It felt like a spa."…"

Reviewed on 6 Apr. 2020

Hotel Essex Chicago
Omni Chicago Suites - Magnificent Mile
4.5 out of 5
3 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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4.5/5Wonderful! (3,717 reviews)

"It was very clean! Very comforting as well and we had a good stay."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Omni Chicago Suites - Magnificent Mile
Hilton Chicago
4 out of 5
0.8 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
NZ$332
per night
8 May - 9 May
4.2/5Excellent! (6,030 reviews)

"We will be back! I booked the trip for my sons 15th birthday. When we got there we got a room upgrade. Everyone was so nice and helpful. Our second day everything closed because of coronavirus, the consierge was so helpful giving us ideas on other things to do! My only negative would be I wish the ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Hilton Chicago
The Whitehall Hotel
4 out of 5
3.5 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
NZ$136
per night
17 Apr. - 18 Apr.
4.1/5Very Good! (10,051 reviews)

"I liked the vintage charm with a modern twist. It was a great location within walking distance of Michigan Avenue and all the stores."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

The Whitehall Hotel
Hyatt Regency Chicago
4 out of 5
2.3 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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NZ$271
per night
10 Apr. - 11 Apr.
4.4/5Excellent! (12,544 reviews)

"Location was great. Walking distance to everything. Loved that there was a 24hr market in the lobby. Staff was also very friendly and helpful. I will be returning in the future"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Hyatt Regency Chicago
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
4 out of 5
2.3 km from John G. Shedd Aquarium
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4.3/5Excellent! (8,815 reviews)

"Everything was perfect! The staff is amazing. Stay in the Riverview rooms"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

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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, take a look at the 187 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place 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 traveller 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 close by include Congress Plaza Hotel and Hotel Essex Chicago.
What can I see and do near John G. Shedd Aquarium?
Study the collections at Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago Children’s Museum or Chicago History Museum. While you’re exploring, swing by Willis Tower, Chicago Riverwalk and Navy Pier to learn a bit about the area. You can catch a show at Chicago Theatre, Arie Crown Theater and Oriental Theatre.
How can I get to John G. Shedd Aquarium?
With so many transport options, seeing all of the area near John G. Shedd Aquarium is a breeze. Nearby metro stations include Cermak-McCormick Place Station and Roosevelt Station. If you’re taking a train into town, Chicago 18th Street Station and Chicago McCormick Place Station are the closest stops to Near South Side.

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