Hotels

SAIC Preferred Rates
An asterisk (*) indicates the hotel has an SAIC preferred rate, so make sure to mention SAIC when you make your reservation by phone. Please note that even our preferred rates can fluctuate based on availability.

Inn of Chicago
From $99.00 - $199.00 per night
162 E. Ohio St.
312.787.3100

Best Western Grant Park Hotel
From $159–$299 per night
1100 S. Michigan Ave.
866.516.3164

*Best Western River North 
From $154–$299 per night 
Includes full American breakfast for two (2), no blackout dates, no minimum room dates & free parking!
125 W. Ohio St. 
312.467.0800

*Congress Plaza Hotel at Grant Park 
From $99–$329 per night 
SAIC preferred pricing: 5% discount depending on dates; Prices for single or double – there are blackout dates so please check with the reservations department
520 S. Michigan Ave. 
312.427.3800

*Comfort Suites
Weekly rates starting at $159 per night
320 N. Michigan Ave.
312.376.1887

*Crowne Plaza Chicago – The Silversmith
SAIC rates are typically from $169–$209 per night.
10 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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312.372.7696

Hotel Lincoln
$184–$259 per night
1816 N. Clark
312.254.4700

Essex Inn 
From $89–$449 per night 
800 S. Michigan Ave. 
312.939.2800

*Four Seasons
Reduced rates available for SAIC guests
120 East Delaware Pl.
312.280.8800
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*Holiday Inn and Suites
From $192–$396 per night
506 W. Harrison St.
312.957.4100

*Hotel 71 
SAIC preferred pricing from $179 to $209 per night; Suite rates from $279 per night 
71 E. Wacker Drive 
312.346.7100
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KIMPTON HOTELS, CHICAGO
From $236–$590 per night

Howard Johnson Inn—Downtown Chicago
From $169–$200 per night
720 N. LaSalle St.
312.664.8100

Wyndham Blake Chicago
From $179–$579 per night
500 S. Dearborn
312.986.1234

Hyatt Regency
From $259–$803 per night
15% off via this link 
151 E. Wacker Dr.
312.565.1234

*Intercontinental Hotel
From $300–$446 per night
505 N. Michigan Ave.
800.628.2112

Public Chicago
From $205–$275 per night
1301 N. State Pkwy.
312.787.3700
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*Palmer House Hilton
From $260–$309 per night
17 E. Monroe St.
website
312.726.7500

*Renaissance Chicago Hotel
From $232–$589 per night
1 W. Wacker Dr.
312.372.7200

Residence Inn by Marriott
From $299–$319 per night
201 E. Walton Pl.
866.596.7890

*Ritz Carlton, a Four Seasons Hotel—Water Tower
From $475–$7500
SAIC preferred pricing: $245 for deluxe guest room, superior guest room is $295, suites begin at $385, deluxe four seasons executive $425/night
160 E. Pearson St.
312.266.1000 
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*The Blackstone, A Chicago Renaissance Hotel

From $239- $389 per night.
636 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 
312.542.3434
website
Enter the promotional code AID for a discounted rate of $199.

Travelodge Hotel—Downtown Chicago
From $109.65–$200 per night
65 E. Harrison St. 
312.427.8000

Travel Agencies

Foremost Travel
800.225.7185
dan@foremosttravel.com
(mention School of the Art Institute)

Orbitz Travel
orbitz.com

Hostelling Organizations

Need a last-minute accommodation? Looking for an inexpensive place to stay for a few nights or longer? Try one of Chicago’s hostelling organizations:

Hostelling International—Chicago's J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel
$30–$79 per night, 500 beds, second largest hostel in the country.
14 night stay maximum, 24 hour access
24. E Congress Parkway (South Loop, near SAIC)
312.360.0300
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Chicago Getaway Hostel - formerly Arlington House
$69–$89 per night
616 W. Arlington Pl. (Lincoln Park neighborhood, near DePaul University)
773.929.5380
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Just Passing Through
$119–$189 per night/ $650–$850 per week/ $1350- $1800 per month
Location at 1140 N. LaSalle St. (Gold Coast neighborhood)
312.501.3310
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