Accommodations

Please note prices below do not include tax. For reservations and hotel/hostel information, please contact the number listed. Mention “EAA Midwest” while making the reservation.

You can download a PDF with complete travel and accommodations info here.

Hostelling International: The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel

www.hichicago.org

We have 60 beds reserved at the hostel in downtown Chicago. The rate is $29/bed/night. The dormitory-style rooms are single-sex and have either 8 or 10 beds per room. Some rooms have bathrooms ensuite, some have a shared bath In the hall. Guests can request room type, subject to availability. Space is guaranteed until February 19. After February 19, guests can still receive the discounted rate, but availability is not guaranteed.

Contact person at the hostel: Rey Matos
Reservations: Front desk 312 360 0300 (EAA Midwest)
Online www.hichicago.org
Use promo code: EAA

About the hostel: Hostelling International provides high-quality hostelling experiences all over the world. HI Chicago is the 2nd largest hostel in the US, and provides clean, spacious dormitory-style rooms in downtown Chicago. The 125-year-old building was completely renovated in 2000. Guests at the hostel share rooms and common areas, including a large kitchen and dining area. Guests of all ages are welcome, and you do not need to be a HI member.

Location: 24 E Congress Pkwy, HI Chicago is just east of State and
Congress and easily accessible via public transit and is just off I-290 (the
Eisenhower Expressway). See www.hichicago.org/directions for detailed
directions.

Travelodge Chicago

www.travelodgehoteldowntown.com

At the Travelodge Hotel we have 30 rooms reserved. There are 20 rooms with 2 full beds at $89/night
and 10 rooms with 1 full bed at $72/night. Rooms are guaranteed until March 5. After March 5, guests
can still receive the discounted rate, but availability is not guaranteed.

Contact person at the hotel: Darren
Reservations: Call Darren at 312 376 1481 between 8:30am to 4:30pm Central time (mention EAA Midwest)

About the hotel: Owned by the Wyndham Hotel Group, Travelodge is
a reliable, budget-friendly hotel in downtown Chicago. Guests will have
their own private rooms with bathroom. The hotel is easily accessible
from public transit and is just off I-290 (the Eisenhower Expressway).
See www.travelodgehoteldowntown.com/mapanddirections.nxg for
directions.

Parking

Both the hostel and the hotel have guest parking at Park 1, a public lot. The rate is $28/car and $33/oversize (SUV, van) for overnight parking for hostel/hotel guests. There are other lots and garages around the area, ranging from about $20-35 for all day parking, $25-50 for overnight parking, and $7-11 per hour. www.chicago.bestparking.com has more information.

Conference Location

The conference will take place at Columbia College Chicago.

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