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.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Second City

Inn of Chicago
Inn of Chicago
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7.0
Good
162 E Ohio St, Chicago
from $80
Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Lakefront
Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Lakefront
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8.7
Excellent
511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago
from $100
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport
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7.5
Good
O'Hare International Airport, Chicago
from $99
Aloft Chicago Downtown River North
Aloft Chicago Downtown River North
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9.1
Excellent
515 North Clark Street, Chicago
from $89
Omni Chicago Suites - Magnificent Mile
Omni Chicago Suites - Magnificent Mile
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8.9
Excellent
676 N Michigan Ave, Chicago
from $131
Ivy Boutique Hotel
Ivy Boutique Hotel
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9.0
Excellent
233 E Ontario, Chicago
from $103
W Chicago - Lakeshore
W Chicago - Lakeshore
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8.4
Excellent
644 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
from $95
Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
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8.0
Excellent
733 W Madison St, Chicago
from $87
Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
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9.0
Excellent
633 North Saint Clair Street, CHICAGO
from $95
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
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9.2
Excellent
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place, Chicago
from $239
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.