Please note that the hotel no longer features hot tubs or a game room.

Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza


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Located just a short drive from downtown Chicago and adjacent to the famous Star Plaza Theatre, the Radisson at Star Plaza is one of the premier hotels in Merrillville for guests who want to be near the area's best attractions. Just 20 minutes away, three different riverboat casinos provide nonstop action and entertainment, and dozens of beautiful golf courses are within easy reach. Spend a day splashing around at the Deep River Waterpark, do some shopping at the Southlake Mall or enjoy hiking and swimming at the nearby Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. When you stay at the Radisson at Star Plaza, the best of Chicagoland is within easy reach.

Nearby attractions include:
  • Star Plaza Theatre (Adjacent to hotel)
    Big names in entertainment are featured at the Star Plaza Theatre night after night. Ask about Radisson overnight packages.
    Phone: +1 (800) 745-3000
  • House of Bianco Day Spa (0.1 mile)
    Treat your mind, body and spirit to relaxing therapies, from Swedish massages and body treatments to hydrotherapy and beyond, at the House of Bianco Day Spa, located minutes away.
  • Deep River Waterpark (5.6 miles)
    This family-friendly attraction offers numerous water slides and pools, as well as beach volleyball. Special waterpark packages are available.
    Phone: +1 (219) 947-7850
  • Taltree Arboretum & Gardens (10.7 miles)
    Be at peace with nature in this 360-acre preserve not far from the Radisson.
    Phone: +1 (219) 462-0025
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (13.4 miles)
    One of the most idyllic northwest Indiana attractions, the dunes by the lakeshore offer opportunities to explore historic sites or just enjoy nature and the wildlife.
    Phone: +1 (219) 926-7561 ext. 3 
  • Golf
    There are close to 30 golf courses within 30 minutes of the Radisson at Star Plaza, making it the perfect hotel for a golfing trip.
  • Horseshoe Casino Hammond (21 miles)
    The Horseshoe Casino Hammond features a wide array of slots and table games.
    Phone: +1 (219) 473-7000

These Chicago-area attractions are also close by:

  • Southlake Mall (5 minutes)
  • Crown Point Antique Shops (10 minutes)
  • Three riverboat casinos (Within 20 minutes)
  • Valparaiso University (20 minutes)
  • Indiana Dunes State Park on Lake Michigan (30 minutes)
  • Downtown Chicago (45 minutes) 
  • Midway Airport (MDW) (45 minutes)
  • Outlet Malls - Michigan City (45 minutes)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD) (60 Minutes)