Hotel at a Glance: Comfort Inn Hoffman Estates
Comfort Inn Hoffman Estates is located about 30 miles northwest of Chicago in the quiet suburb of Hoffman Estates. A free hotel shuttle can take guests anywhere within a 7-mile radius, which includes Medieval Times and its jousting tournaments, as well as Woodfield Mall, one of the nation’s largest shopping malls.
- Dig into a free breakfast of waffles, eggs, breakfast meats, yogurt, fresh fruit, and cereal.
- In-room amenities: King rooms and two-double bed rooms each have a coffeemaker, microwave, refrigerator, 32-inch flat-screen TV, and free WiFi.
- Squeeze in a workout at the onsite fitness center.
- Go for a stroll through the sprawling Poplar Creek Forest Preserve, just across the street from the hotel.
Hoffman Estates, Illinois: Northwest Suburb of Chicago near Shopping, Forest Preserves, and Entertainment
Hoffman Estates is quiet berg about 30 miles northwest of Chicago, home to several forest preserves, shopping centers, and golf courses. Sears, which started in Chicagoland, is also headquartered here. Next door to the company’s campus, the Sears Centre Arena hosts a rotating line-up of circuses, concerts, plays, and musicals.
The neighboring town of Schaumburg is home to the popular Woodfield Mall, the nation’s ninth-largest shopping center. Roughly 300 stores and restaurants are located here, including an Apple Store, Macy’s, and Nordstrom, as well as fashion-forward boutiques such as Coach and Tumi.
Just around the corner, you can walk through The Streets of Woodfield, which has a movie theater, coffee shops, clothing stores, and the Legoland Discovery Center. Here, kids can tour an interactive Lego “factory,” catch a 3D flick, and build their own Lego creations, such as miniature cars that can be put to the test on a racetrack. A couple of blocks away from Woodfield is Ikea—one of only two of the Swedish furniture chain’s locations in Illinois.