Chicago Our Campus: Hotels and Temporary Housing
Please see the following for a sampling of hotels and temporary housing options within the vicinity of SAIC. Hotel prices may vary greatly, so remember to check online and call ahead regarding prices and availability. An additional list of area hotels is available on the SAIC website. Online hotel and travel websites such as Hotwire or Expedia may be of assistance to you as well.
If you need a temporary place to stay for a few weeks to a few months, the SAIC Residence Life office also maintains a listing of temporary housing options. To view this list, visit Housing and Residence Life, or contact the Residence Life office directly for tips on how to secure temporary housing.
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.
|Name||Starting Nightly Prices||Location||Phone|
|Best Western Inn of Chicago||$117–$230||162 E. Ohio St.||312.787.3100|
|Best Western Grant Park Hotel||$140–$206||1100 S. Michigan Ave.||800.416.8752|
|*||Best Western River North||$99–$209
SAIC preferred pricing: January–March, $95; April–October, $139; November–December, $99. Includes full American breakfast for two (2), no blackout dates, no minimum room dates & free parking!
|125 W. Ohio St .||312.467.0800|
|Clarion Executive Plaza Hotel||$150–$300||71 E. Wacker Dr.||312.346.7200|
|*||Congress Plaza Hotel at Grant Park||$170–$236
SAIC preferred pricing: December–February, $79–$89; March to November, $169; 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||$174||320 N. Michigan Ave.||312.376.1887|
|*||Crowne Plaza Chicago—The Silversmith||$169–$209||10 S. Wabash Ave .||312.372.7696|
|Days Inn Gold Coast||$100–$150||1816 N. Clark Ave.||312.664.3040|
|Essex Inn||$89–$449||800 S. Michigan Ave.||312.939.2800|
|*||Four Seasons||Reduced rates available to SAIC guests.||120 East Delaware Pl.||800.332.3442|
|*||Holiday Inn and Suites||$192–$396||506 W. Harrison St.||312.957.0474|
Suites from $279
|71 E. Wacker Dr.||312.346.7100|
|Hotel Monaco||225 N. Wabash Ave.||312.960.8520|
|Hotel Burnham||7 W. Washington St.||312.960.8520|
|Hotel Allegro||171 W. Randolph St.||312.960.8520|
|Hotel Palomar||505 N. State St.||312.960.8520|
|Howard Johnson Inn—Downtown Chicago||$169–$200||720 N. LaSalle St.||312.664.8100|
|Hyatt on Printers Row||$179–$579||500 S. Dearborn Ave.||800.233.1234|
15% off via this link
|151 E. Wacker Dr.||800.233.1234|
|*||Intercontinental Hotel||$225–$446||505 N. Michigan Ave.||312.944.4100|
|Public Chicago||$205–$275||1301 N. State Pkwy.||312.787.3700|
|*||Palmer House Hilton||$159–$209||17 E. Monroe St .||312.726.7500|
|*||Renaissance Chicago Hotel||$232–$589||1 W. Wacker Dr.||312.372.0093|
|Residence Inn by Marriott||$218–$589||201 E. Walton Pl.||312.943.9800|
|*||Ritz Carlton, a Four Seasons Hotel—Water Tower||$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|
|*||The Blackstone, A Chicago Renaissance Hotel
||Enter the promotional code AID for a discounted rate of $199.||636 S. Michigan Ave.||312.765.0545|
|Travelodge Hotel—Downtown||$140–$200||65 E. Harrison St.||312.427.8000|
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:
|Name||Starting Nightly Rates||Location||Phone|
|Hostelling International||$34–$37||24 E. Congress Pkwy.||312.714.8293|
|Chicago Getaway Hostel||$29–$78||616 W. Arlington Pl.||773.929.5380|
|Just Passing Through||$119–$189
|1036 N. Dearborn St.
1140 N. LaSalle St.