Hotels near Second City
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You’ll find Second City in northern Chicago, a bit away from the crowds of the central city area. It’s east near Lake Michigan and sits close to Near North Side, River North, and Chicago Loop. It’s not far from a major highway you can take to and from spots in the heart of the city.

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St. Jane Chicago
St. Jane Chicago
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8.9
Excellent
230 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
from $118
Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza River North
Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza River North
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8.5
Excellent
350 West Mart Center Drive, Chicago
from $76
Cambria hotel & suites Chicago Magnificent Mile
Cambria hotel & suites Chicago Magnificent Mile
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8.7
Excellent
166 East Superior Street, Chicago
from $91
The Blackstone, Autograph Collection
The Blackstone, Autograph Collection
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9.1
Excellent
636 South Michigan Avenue, Lobby entrance on East Balbo Avenue, Chicago
from $119
Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North
Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North
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8.6
Excellent
30 East Hubbard, Chicago
from $79
La Quinta Chicago Downtown Hotel # 2013
La Quinta Chicago Downtown Hotel # 2013
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8.8
Excellent
1 S Franklin Street, Chicago
from $95
Chicago Essex Inn Hotel
Chicago Essex Inn Hotel
800 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago
from $129
SpringHill Suites Chicago Downtown/River North
SpringHill Suites Chicago Downtown/River North
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8.8
Excellent
410 North Dearborn Street, Chicago
from $84
W Chicago - Lakeshore
W Chicago - Lakeshore
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8.2
Excellent
644 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
from $101
Swissotel Chicago Hotel
Swissotel Chicago Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
323 E Wacker Dr, Chicago
from $111
More About Hotels near Second City...

What’s Second City?

Second City is where you go when you want to laugh. Around since 1959, over the years, it has hosted comedians that went on to become household names, including Harold Ramis, John Belushi, Amy Sedaris, Mike Myers, and Chris Farley.

This landmark offers shows and comedy club experiences at its different venues, which include the Mainstage and other theaters on Wells Street and the comedy club on North Ave. You can also take comedy classes through Second Stage to learn the art of making people laugh and to follow in the footsteps of the famous comedians who learned here before you.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near Second City?

To get the closest to Second City, stay at budget-friendly Hotel Indigo Chicago Downtown Gold Coast, or at The Sono Chicago, PUBLIC Chicago, or a nearby Airbnb. There are many other options if you want to stay in between Second City and central Chicago to travel back and forth. 

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks From Staying at a Hotel Near Second City?

You’re far from the heart of Chicago when you choose a hotel by Second City. This means you spend time driving or on public transportation when you want to head down there.

But by staying near this landmark, you’re close to other venues you might want to catch in the Chicago area. Stop by Lincoln Park Zoo, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and Concord Music Hall during your time on vacation.

What Do I Need to Know About Second City?

You can order tickets online or in person at the box office. Second City gives you the option to buy group tickets and even dinner packages that include meals from a nearby restaurant, such as Bistrot Margot, Orso’s, or Fireplace Inn.