For best prices at Chicago area hotels, check Priceline.com
Note: It is estimated, taxes run about 20% over hotel price and parking is not always free.
$99 Embassy Suites
$80 Fairfield Inn Downtown
$66 Best Western Grant Park
$75 Four Points by Sheraton – Mag Mile (Michigan Avenue)
International Hostel, 312-360-0300, www.hostelworld.com
Membership $28 annual and $18 Senior 55+
Hostelling International Chicago (Next to Roosevelt University), 24 Congress Parkway, Chicago (312) 360-0300 www.hichicago.org $28 dorms
Chicago Getaway Hostel (north of Fullerton Avenue), 616 West Arlington Place, Chicago (773) 929-5380 www.getawayhostel.com $27 dorm, $33.75 Private
The Parthenon Hostel, 310 South Halsted, Chicago (312)726-2407 (Closest to Kendall Culinary College), $27 Dorm, $28 Private
Chicago Northwest Tourism Bureau – suburban hotels, go to www.chicagonorthwest.com, Call 1-800-847-4849 and ask for hotel discount coupons, which may or may not be available)
Hotels near Woodfield Mall and O’Hare Airport, do not charge for parking
Bus service – Coming by train? Go to www.transitchicago.com
Chicago Tourism Bureau – Other travel information can be found at www.choosechicago.com.