Being close to downtown Chicago is just one of the many reasons guests keep returning to this convenient, affordable Hammond hotel. Casinos like Horseshoe, Ameristar, and Majestic I and II are also in the neighborhood. If you need a Hammond hotel that's close to the BP Refinery in Whiting, the Ford Plant, or the steel mills like Arcelor Mittal and US Steel, you're in luck. We're right on a major 80/94 corridor, so it's easy to zip around the neighborhood. Lakefront activities are a perfect way to pass the time. Guests at this Hammond hotel get to experience the natural beauty of the region. The Pierogi Fest in Whiting is a popular attraction. The South Shore Air and Water Show is another annual event that draws in guests from around the country. Guests of this Hammond hotel are often in town to check out the Festival of Lakes or Gary South Shore Railcats. We also welcome visiting professors and families that are in town to check out the local campuses. Both Purdue University Calumet Campus and IUN Northwest campuses are just a short drive away. Business travelers especially adore this Hammond hotel. Regular guests are employees of the casinos, BP Refinery, and steel mills. Enjoy dining for breakfast and dinner at the on-site Orion Restaurant, or relaxing in Nicky's Pub. The warm, welcoming staff of your Hammond hotel awaits. When you want convenience, comfort, and luxury at a great price, the choice is simple. The BEST WESTERN in Hammond has everything you need for an easy vacation or business trip. You'll enjoy being close to downtown while still being able to get away from it all. Book your next stay at BEST WESTERN Northwest Indiana Inn for the most relaxing trip of your life! Enjoy your stay.