The Hampton Inn Majestic hotel in Chicago, Illinois is perfectly situated in the heart of the downtown Chicago Theatre District. Our boutique downtown Chicago hotel is located above the historic Bank of America Theatre just three blocks from Macy's on State & State Street shopping. Since the Hampton Majestic is in the same building as the Bank of America Theatre, the hotel is the closest hotel to the Bank of America Theatre. Guests of the hotel do not even have to leave the building to get to the Bank of America Theatre: there is an adjoining door on our ground floor of the hotel to the theatre.
Major Chicago attractions and landmarks such as Willis Tower & Millennium Park are walking distance from our Chicago Theatre District location. The Hampton Inn Majestic is 1/2 block from the CTA Red & CTA Blue lines & within two blocks of CTA Brown, Pink Puple & Brown line trains. We are also 6 blocks from Union Station, where Amtrak trains & the Megabus arrive in to Chicago.
The Chicago Theatre District pulses with an electric energy that spans decades of style & art. Historic buildings with distinctive Chicago architecture & a world-class lineup of Broadway-style shows mark the historic downtown Chicago Theatre District. Cadillac Palace, Goodman Theatre, Oriental Theatre, the Broadway Playhouse, Auditorium Theatre, & the Bank of America Theatre (located in the same building as Hampton Inn Majestic), are major Theatre District landmarks. The Bank of America Theatre opened as the Majestic Theatre in 1906, which was originally built as a mixed use theatre & office building in 1906 & was the tallest building in the city at the time. Notables such as Harry Houdini graced the stage during the height of Vaudeville. The Majestic closed during the Great Depression & was shuttered for 15 years. In 1945 the theatre was remodeled & renamed the Shubert Theatre with much of the original design retained. The Shubert stage became well-known with performances of Guys & Dolls, South Pacific, & Carousel. With the theatre renovation in 2006, the Bank of Amerca Theatre has seen shows from High School Musical, Kinky Boots, The Last Ship to The Book of Mormon.
The Loop is the historic city center of Chicago, home to the city's government seat & the Theatre, Financial, & Business Districts. Grant Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, Lyric Opera, Joffrey Ballet, the Goodman Theater, & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra are Loop attractions located within walking distance to the Hampton Inn Majestic.
Transportation & Directions
Getting to & from the Hampton Inn Majestic is easy, with an abundance of downtown Chicago transportation options. Perfectly central in Downtown Chicago's Loop, the Hampton Inn Majestic is located within two blocks of numerous subway or ‘El' train stops, as well as CTA buses. The hotel is one block from the CTA Red & Blue line trains & two Blocks from the CTA Orange, Brown, Pink & Purple line trains. Our unique hotel is centrally located near world-class shopping, restaurants, museums, parks & thrilling sports entertainment. Cruise the Chicago River, tour historic landmarks like the Chicago Cultural Center, or explore Chicago's diverse neighborhoods. No matter what you're in the mood for, you'll discover it all in downtown Chicago. We are located 13 miles from Midway Airport & 16 Miles from O'Hare Airport. If you are enjoying Chicago without a vehicle, you have three options to get to the hotel from the either O'Hare or Midway Airports.
A taxi the most convenient way to get from the airport, however it can be expensive. A taxi will cost you an estimated $45-$55 depending on traffic.
Next, there is a paid shared shuttle via Airport Express. There is a shuttle desk located in the baggage claim area the charges are around $30 per person. Shuttles leave every 15 minutes. For more information, including fare quotes, visit: airportexpress.com
If you are looking for something more upscale than a taxi, private transport can be arranged with LimoBank. LimoBank can arrange Sedans, SUVs, Limousines & Charter Bus Services. Hampton Majestic partners with LimoBank to give our guests a 20% discount using this link
Finally, the least expensive option is public transit. This option is $5.00 per person from O'Hare & $2.25 per person from Midway. Follow sign in the airport to "CTA Trains to City." If you are new to riding public transit, we suggest visiting transitchicago.com. Click on "How to Ride," & review the "How-to Guides" to familiarize yourself before arriving.
Board the CTA Blue line train, the train only goes one direction from O'Hare International Airport towards downtown Chicago. Exit at the Monroe stop & follow signs to the Monroe Street exit, walk up the stairs, this will bring you a block away from the hotel. Exit the North East exit, come up the stairs & follow Monroe Street with the one way. The hotel is on the left above the Bank of America Theatre just past Dearborn St.
Board CTA Orange line train, the train only goes one direction from Midway Airport towards downtown Chicago. Exit at the Wabash / Madison stop & walk down the stairs to street level, this will bring you 3 blocks away from the hotel. Go with the one way on Wabash 1 block, then turn right onto Monroe St against the one way. The hotel is on the right just past State Street & just past the Bank of America Theatre.