Best Hotels Near UIC Pavilion Are Also Within Walking Distance

Chicago’s UIC Pavilion, the 9,500-seat multi-purpose arena, located on the city’s West Side, is conveniently located near The Loop, which makes it very easy to find great hotels within walking distance or just a short cab ride away.

If walking distance is your preference, the Crowne Plaza Chicago - The Metro and Chicago Marriott at Medical District are just a few short blocks away. Just a tiny bit farther (but still within a mile) is the W Chicago – City Center and JW Marriott Chicago, both located in the city’s financial district. A few blocks south is the Holiday Inn Chicago Downtown.

The Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago boasts a deluxe spa on-site if relaxation time is part of the itinerary.

The UIC Pavilion opens its concessions stands during most events, whether it’s a boxing match, musical performance or basketball game, but its convenient location near Little Italy and Greektown makes it very easy to dine well nearby. For those driving, parking is available for visitors at the UIC Pavilion within UIC’s parking structures and parking lots. Parking rates will vary depending on the event.

Hotels near Chicago’s UIC Pavilion range from budget friendly to deluxe, depending on one’s needs and budget. It’s close proximity to The Loop and UIC campus and medical district provides visitors many options from which to choose.



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Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
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