closest hotel near the united center

The Closest Hotel to the United Center

If you’re visiting Chicago to see a Bulls game, Blackhawks game, concert, or event at the United Center, you just found the best place to stay! We’re just four blocks from the United Center and within walking distance to the West Loop’s acclaimed restaurant row. So when you stay with us, there’s no shortage of things to do and see. Plus, our 116-room hotel is trendy, artsy, and affordable.

United Center Accommodations

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Whether you're heading to the UC for a big-name concert or cheering on NHL rivals like the Red Wings or Blues, you'll have everything you need for an epic weekend in the West Loop. When you stay at Hotel Chicago West Loop, you'll love these features:

  • Incredibly affordable accommodations in a great West Loop location without downtown prices.
  • A short walk from the United Center.
  • We’re pet friendly! (Fee is $50.00 per stay. Only two furry family members at a time please!)
  • You get free high-speed WiFi (of course!).
  • Parking is so easy! For $25.00 per night you’ll have unlimited in and out privileges.
  • We have an on-site art gallery. Curated pieces from renowned artists and photographers and local emerging talent pepper the walls of the lobby and guest halls, creating a one-of-a-kind experience.
  • Rooms include cable TV, Beekman Hotel Toiletries, your very own Keurig Machine, a microwave and refrigerator, and a safe for your valuables.

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Directions to the United Center

Uber and Lyft

Since the United Center is only four blocks away from Hotel Chicago West Loop, getting there is easy and a short walk. But if you’d like to take an Uber or Lyft, here’s what it might cost you:

  • UberX: $5.00 - to $6.00
  • Lyft: $5.00 to $7.00

Walking Directions

We’re one of the closest hotels to the United Center and just a 10-minute walk from the stadium. Just head west on Jackson towards Paulina. Turn right on Paulina and make a left on Monroe after two blocks. You'll see the UC straight ahead.

Directions to the UC

Bars and Restaurants near the United Center

Chicago has become a traveler’s haven when it comes creative dining, Instagram-worthy cuisine, and relaxing (or raucous, depending on your tastes) bars. While you'll find a bounty of world-class restaurants on Randolph and Fulton, we've put together a short list of our favorite places to hit up near the stadium.

Billy Goat Tavern

If you and your travel buddies are looking for amazing late-night, fantastic beer selections, and one amazing Cheezborger, the Billy Goat Tavern is the stop for you. With a lengthy history of satisfying late-night cravings (especially after a Bulls win), the SNL-approved Billy Goat is an iconic Chicago eatery that’s been around since 1934.

1535 W. Madison Street | 0.5 Miles from the United Center

Bottom Lounge

The Bottom Lounge has it all: live music, craft beer, all-American cuisine, a rooftop deck, and a sports-centric atmosphere. But you know what puts this favorite over the top? A free Blackhawks shuttle that runs to the United Center at intervals one hour before game time. Pre-game drinks, anyone?

1375 W. Lake Street | 0.8 Miles from the United Center

The Ogden

For the fan who can’t get enough of the Chicago sports scene, The Ogden is the official Blackhawks sports bar. You’ll find a chef-driven, beer-friendly menu and exciting energy while watching either a Blackhawks or Bulls game in the company of other superfans. And since it's just a block and a half from Hotel Chicago West Loop, the Ogden is the perfect place to grab some post-game beers and wings after an energetic night at the Madhouse.

1659 W. Ogden Avenue | 0.4 Miles from the United Center

Goose Island Tap Room

By now the whole world is familiar with the delicious Goose Island Brewery and for good reason. Goose Island has always been a local Chicago favorite and now a national brand because they deliver some of the best stouts, sours, and IPAs around. While the Tap Room doesn’t serve food, you can bring in your own and sample all the beer you want. Be sure to schedule a tour of the brewery to get the full Goose Island experience.

1800 W. Fulton Street | 0.7 Miles from the United Center

United Center Overview

In Chicago, the skyscrapers are larger than life. The United Center is no exception. With seating available for over 23,000 guests, the United Center boasts a capacity rivaling any other indoor arena in the country. Not only is this impressive arena home to the Bulls and the Blackhawks, but it’s also the epicenter for concerts and other events blowing through the Windy City (over 200 of them!). Our hotel is located just down the street, making it the most convenient way to experience the Madhouse on Madison.

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Chicago Bulls

In Chicago, we get fired up about our most nationally prominent sports team: the Chicago Bulls. Built on the legacy of amazing sports superstars like six-time National Championship winners Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and head coach Phil Jackson, the contemporary Bulls team continues the legacy of drawing huge crowds as they compete against the likes of Cleveland’s LeBron James and the Golden State’s Steph Curry.

Chicago Bulls Schedule

Chicago Blackhawks

We take hockey seriously in Chicago. That’s why the Blackhawks are the team to watch. With an incredibly competitive group of physical players, the Blackhawks find themselves in the hunt season after season. Led by their dynamic right wing scorer Patrick Kane, our team always provides a thrilling hockey experience for die-hard fans and novice viewers. Even if you're rooting for your home team, it'll be impossible to not get swept up in the energy of the Madhouse.

Chicago Blackhawks Schedule

Concerts & Events at the United Center

If you’re in town for music, the United Center is always rocking out. Bands like The Killers, Bon Jovi, and U2 pack out the arena along with names like Sam Smith, Lana Del Rey, Black Sabbath, Pink, Roger Waters, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake.

The United Center never takes a night off from delivering world-class entertainment and offers other events throughout the year. Disney on Ice, Cirque du Soleil, comedy tours, UFC, and even tennis tournaments round out the arena’s offerings.

Find your favorite event or concert by checking out the United Center event calendar.

United Center event calendar