Hotel and Travel Information
Host Hotel: Congress Plaza HotelClick here to reserve online!
520 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
For reservations by phone call 312.427.3800
Located at the corner of Congress Parkway and Michigan Avenue, the Congress Plaza Hotel is situated adjacent to Grant Park. The iconic Buckingham Fountain and Lincoln Statue are just steps away while Millennium Park and Lurie Garden adjoin Grant Park.
The Congress Plaza Hotel boasts 871 guest rooms and suites and being built in an era when it was fashionable to live in a hotel, the unique room configurations are unlike modern cookie-cutter chain hotels. Though times have changed since the Congress was originally built, the property has retained its character by blending the old with the new.
Rates from $193.00
- 3 night minimum for reservations - IML events run from Thursday May 23 to Monday May 27.
- All reservations require ONE NIGHT DEPOSIT. Your credit card will be charged upon making your reservation.
- Cancellations must be made by May 1, 2019 for deposit refunds.
Directions/Transportation from Airports
GO Airport Express offers airport shuttle services between Chicago area locations and O'Hare and Midway Airports. Efficient, safe, and economical airport shuttles depart from O'Hare and Midway Airports every 15 minutes for Chicago downtown and many suburban locations. Ground transportation is arranged by making a reservation. Visit AirportExpress.com, or call 1-800-284-3826.
Chicago Transit Authority public transportation
Rail fare one way $2.25 from Midway, $5.00 from O'Hare. Visit TransitChicago.com for full travel information, including multi-day passes.
The Congress Hotel is just two blocks east of the Harrison red line stop.
312.243.2537 or 312.829.4222
Usually available at the airport cab stand.
One way to/from O'Hare $35.00-$40.00 typical.
One way to/from Midway $25.00-$30.00 typical.
All prices noted here subject to change without notice.