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Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel Information

Why Reserve a Room in the 2016 Global Summit Conference Hotel?

2016 Global Summit attendees are strongly encouraged to stay at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, the conference hotel.  When you reserve within the Internet2 block you help Internet2 meet its commitments to the hotel and in doing so, help keep the meeting registration rates low.

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

540 North Michigan Avenue (Driveway entrance on 541 North Rush Street)
Chicago, IL 60611
The hotel has a smoke-free policy

Block name: 2016 Internet2 Global Summit

Block dates:  Friday, May 13, 2016, through and including Friday, May 20, 2016

Block rate: $229/night for single occupancy. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable taxes in effect at the time of check in (currently 17.39%). The above room rates will be available at group rate (3) days pre/post based on availability.

Reservation method:  Reservations for this event are made by individual attendees by calling reservations at 1-888-236-2427 (please make sure to reference the 2016 Internet2 Global Summit block). Attendees can also book their reservation online. Group rates will be available 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates, based on availability.

Block cut-off date:  The deadline for this room block has passed.

Important note: Should the room block sell out prior to the block cut-off date indicated above, additional rooms cannot be guaranteed. Make your reservations early!

Check in: 4:00 p.m.
Check out: 12:00 p.m.

Guarantee and Cancellation Policy
All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. You may cancel your reservation for no charge until 11:59 PM EDT, the day prior to arrival. After 11:59 PM EDT, one night’s room and tax will be charged.

Parking Information
Valet parking fee: $61.00* USD per day
Off-site parking fee: $46.00* USD per day
*In/out privileges are included in daily fee

The hotel does not provide a shuttle service. Refer to airport information for alternative transportation options.

Personal Belongings
Please note: Neither the Chicago Marriott Downtown Maginificent Mile nor Internet2 will be responsible for any property lost or stolen on hotel premises.

Hotel Restaurants

Rush Street Pantry (American)
Whether grabbing a quick snack or ordering delivery, you’ll enjoy artisanal items from local purveyors and innovative chef crafted meals featuring seasonal ingredients. Available 24 hours a day; perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner on Mag Mile. Dress code: Casual.

Harvest (American)
Features contemporary and classic American food prepared with farm fresh ingredients from the Midwest. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dress code: Casual.

Rush Bar and Lounge (American)
Experience our illuminated sculpture, media wall with six plasma HDTVs and 24 beer taps to choose from. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code: Casual.

More Nearby Dining Options


Area Airports

Chicago O'Hare International Airport - ORD
Hotel Direction: 15 miles SE

Driving Directions
Take I-190 East into I-90 (Kennedy Expressway) east to the Ohio Street Exit (50B).
Ohio Street is a one-way street eastbound.
Take Ohio Street to Rush Street.
Turn right on RUsh for hotel entrance.

Alternate Transportation
Subway service, BLUE LINE TRAIN. Exit at Lake and transfer to the RED LINE TRAIN north (Howard). Take the RED LINE TRAIN to the Grand or Chicago stop. Exit and walk east approximately two blocks to Michigan Avenue. Fee: 5 USD (one way)
Estimated taxi fare: 45 USD (one way) 
Alternate transportation; GO Airport Express; fee: 32 USD (one way); on request

Chicago Midway International Airport - MDW
Hotel Direction: 12.1 miles NE

Driving Directions
Cicero Ave. North, to I-55 North, to Lakeshore Dr.
Go left (north) on LSD to Illinois/Grand Exit.
Go left on Grand Ave to Rush Street.
Turn right, the hotel is on the right.

Alternate Transportation
Subway service, ORANGE LINE TRAIN.  Exit at Roosevelt and transfer to the RED LINE TRAIN north (Howard). Take the RED LINE TRAIN to the Grand or Chicago stop. Exit and walk east approximately two blocks to Michigan Avenue. Fee: 2.25 USD (one way)
Estimated taxi fare: 40 USD (one way)
Alternate transportation: GO Airport Express; fee: 27 USD (one way); on request

Alternate Transportation Servicing both Airports
Greyhound - 2 miles SW
Union Station (Amtrak & Metra) - 1.9 miles SW
Hertz - 401 N State Street Chicago, IL 60610
Enterprise Rent-A-Car - 10 E Grand Floor 2 Chicago IL, 60611
Budget - 214 N Clark Street Chicago, IL 60601

Things To See and Do in the Chicago Area

Chicago's Offical Visitor Guide
Navy Pier
Shedd Aquarium
Art Institute of Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Field Museum
The Museum of Science and Industry
Adler Planatarium
Wrigley Field
Millenium Park
​Willis Tower Skydeck

Miscellaneous Services

Nearby Churches
Neary Temples and Synagogues 
Nearby Mosques
Nearby Banks
Nearby Pharmacies
Nearby Hospitals

Temporary Visitors to the USA

Contact the U.S. State Department for information about a Visitor Visa (http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/visit/visitor.html). If you require a letter of invitation for your visa application, please email your request to Urszula Chomicka (uchomicka@internet2.edu).