International Linear Collider Workshop 2008
LCWS08 and ILC08

November 16-20, 2008
University of Illinois at Chicago

Hotel Information

There are several hotels that are close to UIC and convenient to public transportation options. Below is a listing of hotels that are holding rooms at the negotiated rates specifically for LCWS08. Rates are good for single or double occupancy (two beds) unless otherwise noted. All hotel rates are subject to current state and city 15.4% occupancy tax.

Google map of locations

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Chicago-Downtown

  • Address:
    506 West Harrison at Canal Street
    Chicago, IL 60607
    Hotel Front Desk: +1-312-9579100
    Hotel Fax: +1-312-9570474
  • Rate: $169/ night + tax
  • Book Online or Call +1-800-972-2494
  • Website: www.hidowntown.com
  • Group Code for preferred rate: LCW
    If booking online, the group code should be typed in the "Group Booking Code" box
  • Highlights: Free in-room wireless internet
  • Parking: Valet parking available at $30/night

Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza

  • Address:
    350 West Mart Center Drive
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Hotel Front Desk: +1 312 8365000
    Hotel Fax: +1 312 2229508
  • Rate: $179/ night + tax
  • Book online
  • Group code: ECW
  • Highlights: Free in-room wireless internet
  • Parking: discounted self-park rate of $20/day for LCWS 08 participants

UIC Marriott

  • Address:
    625 South Ashland Avenue at Harrison Street
    Chicago, Illinois 60607 USA
    Phone: +1-312-491-1234
    Fax: +1-312-529-6095
    Toll-free: +1-800-356-3641
  • Rate: $179/night + tax
  • Book online
  • Website: marriottchicagomd.com
  • Group code: incinca
    Group Name for reduced rate: Intl. Linear Collider Workshop 2008
  • Highlights: Free shuttle to UIC Forum
  • Parking: Valet $28/day

Club Quarters Wacker at Michigan

  • Address:
    75 East Wacker Drive
    Chicago, Illinois 60601 USA
    Phone: +1-312-357-6400
    Fax: +1-312-357-9000
  • Rate: $109-club room, $124-standard room/per night + tax
  • Website: www.clubquarters.com
  • Member/Group name: University of Chicago
  • Parking: $36/day valet parking with in and out privileges; $20/day self park (no in and out privileges)

Chicago's Essex Inn

  • Address:
    800 S. Michigan Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 60605 USA
    Phone: +1-312-939-2800
    Fax: +1-312- 922-6153
  • Rate: $149/single, $159/double per night + tax
  • For reservations, call +1-800-621-6909 or
    book online
  • Website: www.essexinn.com
  • Group Code for preferred rate: LCWS
  • Highlights: Free in-room wireless internet
  • Parking: Valet parking available at $36/night

International House at the University of Chicago

International House will have rooms for $60/night on the University of Chicago campus (20 minutes from UIC by public transportation) on a first-come first-served basis (they will not block book).

International house

Hostel Information

There are two local hostels convenient to the conference and local public transportation options.

The J. Ira & Nicki Harris Family Hostel

  • Address:
    24 East Congress Pkwy
    Phone: +1-312-360-0300/312-360-0313
  • Book online
  • Website: www.hichicago.org
  • Distance to UIC Forum: 1.74 miles
  • Directions: To get to the conference from the Harris Hostel, you may: Option 1: Take the Red Line from Jackson south to Roosevelt and take the #12 Roosevelt bus west to Halsted or Option 2: Walk south to Harrison and take the #7 Harrison bus West to Halsted and the #8 Halsted bus south to Roosevelt.

Arlington House

  • Address:
    616 W. Arlington Place
  • Phone: 1-800-HOSTEL-5 (1-800-467-8355)

  • Book online
  • Website: www.arlingtonhouse.com
  • Distance to UIC Forum: 5.72 miles
  • Directions:To get to the conference from Arlington House, simply walk two blocks west to Halsted and take the #8 Halsted bus south to Roosevelt.
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