Hotels near Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

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Hotels in Rosemont near Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Introduction

Host to major events like the Chicago RV and Boat Show, and Wizard World Chicago, the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is a flexible exhibition space in Rosemont, Illinois. Moments from O'Hare International Airport and 16 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, the 840,000-sq.ft exhibition space caters for mid-size conferences and events held in the Chicago area. Opened in 1975, the center has hosted national shows such as Comic Con, Pampered Chef and Anime Central. It's well-placed for the airport and the Rosemont Theatre, and there are coffee shops, bars and restaurants within a few minutes walk of the center.

Hotels near Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

There's a wide variety of hotels close to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, although the hotels closest are more corporate and upmarket. These 4-star hotels offer indoor or outdoor pools, stylish restaurants and bars, plus free airport shuttles. You'll find more affordable options a little further from the center, some of which offer complimentary breakfast and parking. Chicago is a year-round city. Summer is the busiest time to visit and hotel prices reflect this. The temperature drops dramatically between November and March, when you can find bargain hotel rooms.

Where to stay near Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is in Rosemont, a commercial district 16 miles northwest of Chicago, and home to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, the Allstate Arena and the Fashion Outlets of Chicago shopping mall. The convention center backs onto Catherine Chevalier Woods, which fringes O'Hare, another of Chicago's major business centers. North of Rosemont is Des Plaines, a small, friendly city famous for the McDonald's Museum and the Rivers Casino.

Things to see near Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

You can catch a lavish Broadway show at the Rosemont Theatre, a 4-minute walk from the convention center, or take a hike the woodland trails in Catherine Chevalier Woods located behind it. Pick up designer bargain or two at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago mall, a 15-minute walk away. After a busy day at a conference, relax at the gaming tables at the Rivers Casino Des Plaines, a 1.4 mile drive. The attractions of downtown Chicago, including the United Center, home stadium of the Chicago Bulls NFL team, and Millennium Park are a 15-mile drive from the center.

How to get to Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is easy to reach, being just 2.2 miles from O'Hare International Airport, and moments from I-190, I-90 and I-295. It has ample on-site parking. The nearest metro station is a 10-minute stroll, where trains to downtown Chicago take under 50 minutes. Getting around the greater Chicago area is easy. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has a wide network of buses and trains which criss-cross the city, and you can catch the 'L' train from O'Hare International Airport direct to downtown within 40 minutes.