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Hotels in Oklahoma City near Chesapeake Energy Arena

Chesapeake Energy Arena Introduction

Overlooking the Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City, the Chesapeake Energy Arena is the home court of NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team and one of the state's premier concert venues. Seating nearly 20,000 fans, the arena has been hosting major NBA matches, WWE wrestling tournaments and live music concerts since it opened in 2002. Its prime downtown location means it's close to Reno Avenue, where you'll find popular bars, coffee shops, and restaurants. It's also adjacent to the Cox Convention Center, and an 8-minute walk from Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, home of the Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball team.

Hotels near Chesapeake Energy Arena

The top hotels near the Chesapeake Energy Arena are situated in downtown Oklahoma City. The 4-star Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown is a modern high-rise hotel just 5 minutes' stroll from the arena. It has an outdoor pool, a modern restaurant and bar, and nearly 400 rooms. The upmarket Colcord Hotel is a block away from the arena, and features a 24-hour gym and a free area shuttle. In the neighboring Bricktown district meanwhile, the hip Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown - Bricktown boasts an outdoor pool, a rooftop terrace, and a full spa.

Where to stay near Chesapeake Energy Arena

The prime area for easy access to the Chesapeake Energy Arena is downtown, where you'll find several large mid-range and upmarket hotels. A 10-minute walk west of the arena is Bricktown, which is known as Oklahoma City's buzzy entertainment district. Here you'll find a mix of stylish boutique hotels and mid-range chain properties, all within walking distance of the arena and the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Head 2 miles east of the Chesapeake Energy Arena on East Reno Avenue, just off the I-40, and you'll find a run of budget hotel chains.

Things to see near Chesapeake Energy Arena

Across the road from the arena is the Myriad Botanical Gardens, a 17-acre urban park which features 7 tiers of botanical gardens, and a tropical conservatory filled with palm trees, waterfalls and exotic animals. A 14-minute walk from the arena, you can witness some of the state's finest European and American artworks at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, a state-of-the-art museum in the Donald W. Reynolds Visual Arts Center. Travel 8 miles north of the Chesapeake Energy Arena and you'll find the Oklahoma City Zoo, and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

How to get to Chesapeake Energy Arena

The Chesapeake Energy Arena is easy to reach from all areas of Oklahoma City. If you're traveling by car, then downtown Oklahoma City is 2 miles from both the I-40 and I-235, and 7 miles south of the historic Route 66. There are several public parking lots in the immediate vicinity of the arena. If you're arriving by Amtrak, then Oklahoma City Station is a 4-minute walk from the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Although there isn't a subway system in the city, the bus network extends out to the airport, 9 miles north of downtown, and to Oklahoma City Zoo.