Wacker hotels

Map &Directions

Located in downtown Chicago at the intersection of Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue, Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront provides chic accommodations within the epicenter of the city's activities. Minutes from most office buildings in the Loop, the hotel has one of the best downtown Chicago hotel locations overlooking the Chicago River and the burgeoning River North District that is waiting to be explored. Discover art galleries and first-class restaurants. Theatres and museums are literally a block away. The famed Michigan Avenue and famous shopping district of The Magnificent Mile is only one block east of our hotel. Or visit the famous Navy Pier and the beaches on Lake Michigan - just a short walk away. Click here to download map of area attractions surrounding Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront.

Hotel 71

71 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601

by Air

O’Hare Airport:
17 miles - approximately 35/40 minutes by limousine/taxi/shuttle bus.

Midway Airport:
10 miles - approximately 20/30 minutes by limousine/taxi/shuttle bus.

By Automobile

From O’Hare (via 90/94):
Take the Kennedy Expressway to downtown Chicago (The Loop) exiting at Ohio Street East. Proceed to LaSalle Street and make a right on LaSalle, then turn left on Wacker. The hotel is located on the right-hand side of the street.

From Midway Airport (via I-55 "Stevenson" Expressway):
Take Cicero Avenue North to I-55 North/East. Follow all signs leading to The Loop and North Lake Shore Drive. Take Lake Shore Drive North to the Wacker Drive exit. This exit will wrap under Lake Shore Drive and then head west. At this point, you are on lower Wacker Drive. To get to Upper Wacker Drive, take the ramp farthest to the right headed west (poorly marked). The second stoplight is Michigan Avenue. Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is located just west of Michigan on the left-hand side of the street.

By Public Transport

Public Transit from O'Hare and Midway

From O’Hare:
The train from inside the airport terminal will take you downtown in approximately 40 minutes. The trains run 24 hours a day, and leave every 3-5 minutes during rush hours and every 30 minutes at night. Exit at the Clark/Lake stop, and walk three blocks north to Wacker. Cost: $5.00.

From Midway:
The trains leaving Midway will take you downtown in approximately 30 minutes. Plan to allow a little extra time, because trains depart every 10-20 minutes. Exit at the State and Lake stop, and walk North to Wacker. Cost: $2.25

Taxi & Limousines

Travel time to downtown varies considerably. Average costs are $40-$50 from O'Hare and $30-$40 from Midway.

Arrive in style in a luxurious chauffeur-driven sedan or stretch limousine. Our concierge would be happy to make pick-up or drop-off arrangements for you.

Airport Bus

Both O'Hare and Midway Airports have buses that leave for downtown every half hour between 5:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., with departures every 15 minutes during peak hours. Passengers can meet the bus at terminal 1, 2 or 3 by the luggage claim area. For more information, visit Go Airport Express .


Valet parking is available at the hotel main entrance. We suggest that you allow 15-20 minutes for the delivery of your car. Valet parking is offered at a daily rate of $60 with in and out privileges throughout your stay. If you require your car at a specific time in the morning, you may call the night before. The garage facility is an outside service owned and operated by Laz Parking. Please note that the hotel is not liable for any loss or damage involving the garage or valet parking.