Hotel & Travel

Deadline: September 18, 2019 or until the room block is full. Please click here to book online at the group rate of $249 for up to 4 people in a room with 2 double beds. Here is the link to the GoogleDoc for Room sharing assistance:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LhQ5TGxW1EnLS07x2QR8zvQlbliDtmk2Mz3ZDkx2cpw/edit#gid=0

Swissôtel Chicago, designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese, is an award winning, four-diamond, all-glass triangular luxury hotel.

The 2019 meeting will be held at the Swissôtel Chicago, October 16-18, 2019 as a satellite event immediately prior to the Society for Neuroscience 2019 conference, which provides you a more convenient way to attend both conferences! The Swissôtel is on the SfN shuttle route and ideally situated where the Chicago River meets Lake Michigan, just steps away from the Lakefront, The Magnificent Mile and downtown business district, with fabulous wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park.

Swissôtel Chicago
323 East Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago IL 60601-9722 USA
Telephone : +1 312 565 0565

Group Room Rates: Classic Guest Rooms: $249 plus 17.4% City/State/Occupancy Hotel Room Tax (subject to change).

Rooms include high speed WiFi but do not include Breakfast. Continental Breakfast will be provided by the Conference.

Room Single Rate Double Rate Triple Rate Quad Rate
Classic Guest Rooms $249.00 $249.00 $249.00 $249.00

Especially for ISDP Students – For any guestroom reserved within the room block, there will be no additional charge for up to quad occupancy. However, the hotel’s double-double capacity is limited, please book EARLY!


Classic Room with 2 Double Beds

For any reservation outside of the group block, each extra person (over two individuals) sharing a room will be charged an additional $30.00 per night per person. There will be no charge for children up to and including the age of 18 years who share with their parents.  Maximum occupancy is four (4) per room. Hotel has a limited inventory of rollaways for an additional charge.

Deadline: September 18, 2019 or until the room block is full. Please click here to book online. A room sharing Google Doc will be set up as we get closer.

Swissôtel Chicago, designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese, is an award winning, four-diamond, all-glass triangular luxury hotel.

Ideally situated in the confluence of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan and just steps away from exclusive shopping on The Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago, with fabulous wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park, Swissôtel Chicago offers an exclusive setting with one of the city’s most prestigious addresses.

Transit to/from Chicago’s airports

O’Hare and Midway are easily accessible by train (CTA), taxi, rideshare, and shuttle bus.

The Chicago Transit Authority serves both airports for easy and economical travel between downtown and Chicago neighborhoods using the ‘L’ train. The 24-hour CTA Blue Line connects directly to O’Hare and the CTA Orange Line connects directly to Midway. Read more on getting around Chicago with public transportation or visit transitchicago.com/airports for full fare information and maps.

Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Chicago O’Hare Airport is served by 43 commercial airlines and is located 17 miles from downtown Chicago and McCormick Place. Chicago O’Hare Airport is the best option for international travel.

  • Time/Distance: Approximate 40-minute drive (17 miles) to downtown Chicago and McCormick Place.
  • ‘L’ Train (Blue Line): Approcimately 1 hour on the train, plus 19 minute walk or 5 minute Lyft. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Chicago’s light rail system, known as the “L”, provides service throughout the city including to and from Chicago O’Hare Airport. From O’Hare, the “L” Train Blue line direction Forest Park, the Chicago, Clark stop is a 19 minute walk (or short Lyft or taxi) to the hotel. For more details, or to map out transit from Midway Airport, please click here https://www.transitchicago.com/planatrip/
  • Taxis: Taxis are available at the lower levels (outside of baggage claim) at each terminal. Fares are based on traffic conditions, but an average fare is $40-$50.
  • Airport Express: Go Airport Express offers daily, door-to-door service to and from Chicago O’Hare. Shuttles operate on a shared-ride-on-demand basis. Advance notice is strongly urged. For more information, call 1-800-284-3826 or visit Go Airport Express.
  • Phone: (773) 686-2200

Midway International Airport

Midway Airport is served by 8 commercial airlines and is located 11 miles from downtown Chicago and McCormick Place. Midway Airport is the best option for domestic travel.

  • Time/Distance: Approximate 20-minute drive (11 miles) to downtown Chicago and McCormick Place.
  • ‘L’ (Orange Line): Approximately 46 minutes on the train and a 15 minute walk or short Lyft or taxi. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Chicago’s light rail system, known as the “L”, provides service throughout the city including to and from Midway Airport. Chicago, State station (on the Orange Line is currently the closest CTA stop to the hotel. For more details, please click here https://www.transitchicago.com/planatrip/
  • Taxis: Taxis are available at the lower levels (outside of baggage claim) at each terminal. Fares are based on traffic conditions, but an average fare is $28-$30.
  • Airport Express: Go Airport Express offers daily, door-to-door service to and from Chicago O’Hare. Shuttles operate on a shared-ride-on-demand basis. Advance notice is strongly urged. For more information, call 1-800-284-3826 or visit Go Airport Express.
  • Phone: (773) 838-0600

Both airports offer plentiful taxi service to downtown and the suburbs. Rates range from $40-50 from O’Hare, and $30 – $40 from Midway. Taxi stands are located on the arrivals level of each terminal. Rates vary based on travel time and are subject to change.

Rideshare companies offer service to and from both of Chicago’s airports. Refer to rideshare applications to hail a driver and for rideshare rates. Rideshare pick-up locations are as follows:

  • Midway
    • Lower Level Outside of Baggage Claim, Door 4.
  • O’Hare
    • Terminal 1 & Terminal 2 – Upper Level outside Door 2A
    • Terminal 3 – Upper Level outside Door 2E
    • Terminal 5 – Lower Level outside Door 5C

 

Swissôtel Chicago is an award winning, four-diamond, all-glass triangular luxury hotel.

A Classic Room

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