Originally Posted by lowlife
Anyone know of any decent (clean, basic, not too expensive) hotels in chicago that are walkable distance from a fun area? Not sure what area I should stay in for my trip next week. I have a couple days and thought it would be fun to hit a few taphouses and see whatever the town has to offer. Any help or direction is appreciated.
Have you been to Chicago before? I think the criteria you listed are mutually exclusive.
Most of the good tap houses, breweries, etc are not in the heart of the downtown area. They are in trendier neighborhoods like Lincoln Park. Haymarket is in the West Loop.