Venues and Accomodations

Palmer House

17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60603, USA TEL: 1-312-726-7500

Lobby of The Palmer House - A Hilton hotel(c) 2013 Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Step into the lobby of Palmer House® A Hilton hotel and gaze at the famous frescoed ceiling of this landmark Chicago, Illinois hotel. This AAA four-diamond rated hotel has been hosting visitors to the Chicago Loop for over 140 years. Today, the Palmer House Hilton continues to thrive in the heart of the theatre and financial district, just steps from the Art Institute, Millennium Park and State Street shopping. A short walk away is Grant Park where summer festivals take place. Family attractions like the Chicago Children's Museum and Navy Pier are just a quick cab ride away.

Enjoy comfort and elegance in your Guest room or suite at this Chicago hotel. Amenities include flat-screen TVs and wireless internet access. Elegant suites feature abundant space with comfortable seating and wet bar areas, creating an ideal setting for entertaining. On the Executive Level you can enjoy private check-in, complimentary continental breakfast, hot and cold beverages, and an honor bar with evening appetizers.

This Chicago hotel features 130,000 sq. ft. of function space with over 77 meeting rooms, seven ballrooms and two exhibition halls. Lockwood Restaurant and Bar, located just off the lobby, is open throughout the day serving contemporary American cuisine. Small plates and classic cocktails are served in Potters Lounge. Balance Spa features 14 treatment rooms including hydrotherapy services for the ultimate pampering. The fitness center offers over 10,000 sq. ft. of cardio and free weight equipment, an indoor pool, whirlpool, and saunas.

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Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District

22 W. Monroe, Chicago, Illinois, 60603, USA TEL: 1-312-332-5052

Hampton Inn Majectic Chicago Theatre DistrictHampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District is located in downtown Chicago, Illinois, surrounded by theatres, museums, shopping, and parks. You'll also be convenient to Chicago's business district. Our historic hotel in Chicago, IL is home to the Bank of America Theatre, a 2,000-seat Broadway theatre. Choose from a wide variety of cuisine offered by almost 50 restaurants within a few blocks of the hotel. Chicago is a great city for walking, and you'll be steps away from scenic Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Field Museum. Climb the impressive 1,353ft. Willis Tower Skydeck. Shop some of the world's most famous stores in the Magnificent Mile. There you'll find Macy's, the world's second largest retail store, and the original Marshall Field store.

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The Art Institute of Chicago

111 South Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 6060-6404, USA TEL: 1-312-443-3600

The Art Institute of ChicagoThe Art Institute of Chicago Building (1893 structure built as the World's Congress Auxiliary Building) houses the Art Institute of Chicago, and is located in the Chicago Landmark Historic Michigan Boulevard District in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. The building is also located in Grant Park on the east side of Michigan Avenue, and marks the third address for the Art Institute. The building was built for the joint purpose of accommodating the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and subsequently the Art Institute. The core of the current complex, located opposite Adams Street, officially opened to the public on December 8, 1893, and was renamed the Allerton Building in 1968.

There have been numerous building additions over the years. The most recent addition is the Modern Wing funded in part by Pat Ryan. This new building increases gallery space by 33% and accommodates new educational facilities. It opened to the public on May 16, 2009.

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Palmer House Room Rates

Single - $269 plus tax
Double - $269 plus tax
Triple - $294 plus tax
Quad - $294 plus tax

Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Room Rates

$205 plus tax
(Rooms available in the block for the nights of
October 19, 20, 21 and 22.)

Complimentary Internet in the guestrooms

Make sure to mention you are attending
GEDC 2013 to receive the special room rates.

Deadline for reservations: September 18, 2013.
(Room rates apply if reservations are made by
September 18, 2013, after then regular room
rates will apply.


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