A Sublime Location among Chicago Area Hotels
The Willows is among the most conveniently located Chicago area hotels for virtually any traveler. Find us north of downtown in Chicago's appealing Lakeview neighborhood, just a street away from Lincoln Park and less than a mile to beautiful Lake Michigan. Major nearby destinations include Wrigleyfield, DePaul University, Lincoln Park Zoo, Saint Joseph Hospital and an endless variety of tantalizing restaurants in walking distance.
First trip to Chicago? All the classic attractions in Chicago such as Navy Pier and Grant Park are a quick ride on the Metro away. Guests can easily walk to Diversey Station and hop the Brown or Purple lines into downtown Chicago - no car required!
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All guests must check in before parking.
To park your car, obtain a parking voucher from the hotel front desk during check-in. A loading zone is available at the front of the hotel to park temporarily while you check-in (15 min. limit). The desk representative will provide the location and directions to the parking lot. Self-parking is available for $22 per day which includes in/out privileges.
Chicago Public TransportationThere are numerous ways to reach our Chicago suite hotel using public transportation:
- Metro/Train: Diversey Station; Brown or Purple lines
- Bus Stop: Broadway & Diversey; busses #22 Clark, #36 and #76
- CTA 1-Day Passes are $10, recently increased from $5.75
- Visit the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) website for all schedules and information
- Go Airport Express offers shared airport shuttles for a fee
- Cab fare from either airport ranges from $35-50 depending on traffics and number of passengers
Directions to Our Chicago Hotel
FROM O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
From the airport, head southeast and take the ramp onto I-190 E. Exit onto I-90 E. Take exit 47A for Fullerton Ave. Slight left onto W Fullerton Ave. Turn left onto N Southport Ave. Take the 2nd right onto W Wrightwood Ave. Turn left onto N Clark St. Turn right onto W Surf St. Our Chicago area hotel will be on your right.
FROM MIDWAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
From the airport, head south on S Cicero Ave. Make a U-turn at W 59th St. Merge onto I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. Keep left at the fork and follow signs for US 41 N/Lake Shore Drive N. Merge onto US-41 N. Exit toward Fullerton Pkwy. Turn left onto W Fullerton Pkwy. Turn right onto N Clark St. Turn right onto W Surf St. Our Chicago hotel will be on your right.
FROM THE SOUTH
Take Lake Shore Drive and exit toward Belmont Ave. Turn left onto Belmont Ave and follow to the 3rd light. Turn left on to Broadway. Turn left onto W Surf St. The hotel will be on your right.
FROM THE NORTH
From 90 / 94 E, exit to California Ave / 2800 W. Merge onto N California Ave and turn left onto W Diversey Ave. It will become W Diversey Pkwy. Turn left onto N Orchard St and then left again onto N Clark St. Turn right onto W Surf St and then right onto N Broadway St. Turn left onto W Surf St. Our North Chicago hotel
FROM THE WEST
From Eisenhower Expy E / I-290 E, merge onto Kennedy Expy W / I-90 W / I-94 W toward Wisconsin. Take the E Ohio St exit. Stay straight onto W Ohio St. Turn left onto N La Salle Blvd / N La Salle St. Follow N La Salle St. Turn slight right onto W Eugenie St. Turn left onto N Clark St. Turn slight right onto N Broadway St, and then turn right onto W Surf St. The hotel will be on your right.