Nearby Hyde Park

Experience a truly unforgettable stay at the SOPHY Hotel in Chicago. Indulge in the culinary delights of James Beard Award-winning restaurants, such as the recently awarded Virtue Restaurant, where every dish is a work of art. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local music scene by visiting The Promontory, where discovering the rhythm and soul of Hyde Park is at its very core. Explore the rich history and cultural gems of the neighborhood, from renowned museums to picturesque parks, making your stay at the SOPHY Hotel an all-encompassing adventure.


The House of Hands 

House of Hands is the conglomeration of the best licensed massage therapists and wellness specialists in the Chicagoland area. The professionals at House of Hands specialize in the art of relaxation. Every service provided is catered to the specific client and is highly detailed. Treat yourself to a calming, relaxing and healing experience inside of your room at the hotel. Provided will be the massage table, clean sheets, music, massage gel, and wonderful session. 

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The Court Theatre 

Court Theatre is a Tony Award-winning professional theatre company located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, where it was established in 1955. Guests can use code "SOPHY" to get $10 off any one regular priced ticket. 


limit 4 tickets per guest | cannot be combined with any additional discounts | must mention offer or enter code | subject to availability 

Barack Obama Presidential Library 

Located in the vibrant city of Chicago, the Barack Obama Presidential Library is a must-visit attraction for history enthusiasts and fans of the former President. Our SOPHY Hotel is near the library, which showcases the life and legacy of Barack Obama through interactive exhibits, artifacts, and engaging multimedia presentations. Visitors can immerse themselves in the story of Obama's journey, from his early years to his historic presidency, gaining insights into the significant moments and policies that shaped his tenure.

The University of Chicago

A private research university, the University of Chicago, was established in 1890 by The American Baptist Education Society with a donation by John D. Rockefeller. The University of Chicago is often found on several national and worldwide top ten lists and boasts many prominent alumni, professors, faculty, and staff, including 91 Nobel laureates, 50 MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipients, 51 Rhodes Scholars, 23 Marshall Scholars, 9 Fields Medalists, and 20 National Humanities Medalists.


Museum of Science and Industry

Opened in 1933 by Julius Rosenwald, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago is dedicated to "inspiring the inventive genius in everyone", offering unique and interactive experiences. The Museum of Science and Industry is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere and features fascinating exhibits such as Farm Tech, The Idea Factory, Science Storms, and Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze.

Our So-Chicago Package includes 2 tickets to visit this amazing museum!

Garden of the Phoenix 

Nestled near the SOPHY Hotel in Chicago, the Garden of the Phoenix is a tranquil oasis that invites visitors to unwind and connect with nature. Originally designed as a Japanese garden for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, the garden has been meticulously restored and offers a serene retreat from the bustling city. As you stroll through its lush greenery, you'll encounter traditional Japanese elements such as stone lanterns, wooden bridges, and tranquil ponds filled with colorful koi fish


DuSable Museum of

African American History

Founded in 1961 by Dr. Margaret Burroughs and other leading Chicago citizens, the DuSable Museum's namesake comes from Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, who in 1779 established the trading post and permanent settlement which would become known as Chicago. DuSable Museum is open to the public Tuesday - Sunday each week. 


Hyde Park Art Center

The Hyde Park Art Center serves as the nucleus of all things contemporary and art related in Chicago. Free and open to the public seven days a week, explore their six ever-changing galleries featuring over 20 exhibitions each year.