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.

Hotels

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.

 NameStarting Nightly PricesLocationPhone
  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
* Hotel 71 $179–$209
Suites from $279 
71 E. Wacker Dr. 312.346.7100
   Kimpton Hotels $236–$590    
       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
  Hyatt Regency $178–$803
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 

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:

 NameStarting 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
$650–$850 weekly
1036 N. Dearborn St.
1140 N. LaSalle St.
312.501.3310