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Parking and Neighborhood Hotels (Downtown Chicago)

**The 2016-2017 Neighborhood Rates have been posted below**

The ISACS Professional Development team has partnered with incredible local hotel brands - The Godfrey, the Monaco Chicago, Virgin Hotels, Wyndham Grand and Club Quarters at Wacker and Michigan. All of which are within walking distance to the ISACS office and as a member of ISACS you have access to discounted rates all year long for both professional and personal travel to the city. Below is information on each of the hotels and their 2015 rates, select the one that best meets your needs. If you have any issues booking a room, please contact the ISACS office at 312-750-1190. 



The Godfrey Hotel Chicago: Chicago’s newest luxury boutique hotel. Godfrey means peace and welcome. The Godfrey opened its doors on February 1st, 2014. Designed with you in mind, we invite you to come find your element. Do what you want to do; play, work, sleep, relax, eat, and drink. You’re treated to an experience tailored just for you with our 221 spacious guest rooms, our one of a kind iconic architecture, and I|O Urban Roofscape – Chicago’s largest indoor|outdoor roofscape lounge and event space with commanding southern views of the city skyline. 

A 2017 seasonal rate is set up for ISACS. Please click here to reserve at the following rates: 

  • January 1 - February 28: $99
  • March 1 - April 30: $114
  • May 1 - October 31: $204
  • November 1 - December 31: $114


Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Hotel: With an unrivaled location on Wacker Drive, just off of Michigan Avenue, the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront puts you in the heart of the city. Guests of this Four Diamond hotel will enjoy being walking distance from the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, the Theatre District and much more. All accommodations are outfitted with the latest modern amenities like complimentary high-speed Internet access, iPod docking stations, and 37-inch plasma screen TVs. The Wyndham Grand also features a 24-hour complimentary state-of-the-art fitness room, 24–hour complimentary business center, Hoyt’s Chicago restaurant, in-room dining, valet parking and concierge service.

A 2017 seasonal rate is set up for ISACS. Click here to reserve your room at the following rates: 

  • January 1 - February 28: $119
  • March 1 - April 30: $169
  • May 1 - December 1: $219
  • December 2 - December 31: $129


Virgin Hotels Chicago: Virgin Hotels Chicago, situated in the heart of downtown Chicago, has taken the hotel experience and reimagined it with a twist of fun. Combined with heartfelt service and exclusivity for all, the 250-room, 26-story hotel considers every desire and comfort for the modern traveler. Our two-chamber room concepts (yes, two!), is complete with an ergonomic bed for optimal lounging, reading and relaxing; dressing area and closet space separated by a set of sliding privacy doors. It’s quite simple here: uninhibited complimentary high-speed WIFI, complimentary cocktail hour from 7-8pm everyday, complimentary 24hr. fitness center access, rooftop access for hotel guests, no room-service delivery fees/no hidden fees and street level pricing on minibar & videos on demand. No more ‘nickel and diming’. 

Virgin Hotels Chicago has created 5 unique restaurant and lounge experiences, from Miss Ricky’s, a reinvented American diner; 203, our Euro-style coffee and wine bar to The Commons Club, a hybrid bar, lounge, restaurant and laid back study with a members only vibe where all are welcome.

A 2017 seasonal rate is set up for ISACS. Please click here to reserve at the following rates: 

  • January 1 – February 28: a standard chamber is $125/night
  • March 1 – March 31: a standard chamber is $159/night
  • April 1 – November 30: a standard chamber is $235/night
  • December 1 – December 31: a standard chamber is $159/night

Black-out Dates /Convention Dates - 2/23-2/25, 3/19-3/21, 5/8-5/10, 5/14-5/16, 5/21-5/23, 6/3-6/5, 10/1-10/3, 11/16-11/18, 11/27-11/29 


Kimpton Chicago Hotels: 

For 2017, ISACS has secured flat rates at the Hotel Monaco and the Hotel Palomar, which are based on three time spans by month shown below. To view rates and reserve your room, please call 1-800-KIMPTON and request the ISACS rate. Rates and availability vary based on time of year. You may reserve online through the booking links below: 

Palomar Chicago, A Kimpton Hotel: Hotel Palomar Chicago, a luxury lifestyle hotel located in the vibrant River North Neighborhood, is central to the city’s most exciting shops, culture, and nightlife.  Just 5 blocks from the ISACS office, 3 blocks from the Magnificent Mile,  and steps away from the nearest CTA station.  Stylish rooms have executive work desks, yoga mats, and iPhone docking stations; suites feature spacious comfortable sitting areas and Fuji Whirlpool soaking tubs. Start your day with complimentary coffee and tea, and unwind during our nightly evening wine hour.  Hotel fitness center is open 24-hours and is adjacent to an indoor heated pool with a terrace overlooking the breathtaking downtown Chicago skyline.  Join the no-fee Kimpton Karma Rewards loyalty program and receive complimentary internet access, personalized amenities, and a whole lot more. Sable Kitchen & Bar serves award winning contemporary American fare and cocktails onsite. See more at:

A 2017 seasonal rate at the Hotel Palomar is set up for ISACS. Click here to reserve your room at the following rates: 

  • January – February: $129
  • March – April: $165
  • May – November: $230
  • December: $145

The Monaco Chicago, A Kimpton Hotel: The Monaco Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel is an award winning boutique hotel offering a stylish window onto the Windy City. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Hotel Monaco is in the Loop business district and just steps from North Michigan Avenue shopping and the popular Millennium Park. A former hat factory on the banks of the Chicago River, the transformed Hotel Monaco draws guests in and surrounds them with all manner of stimulations once inside. Complimentary highlights of the Hotel Monaco include: a 24-hour fitness center, pet friendly policies, and complimentary coffee and tea and evening social hour in the living room. Join the Kimpton Karma loyalty program and receive complimentary wireless internet access, personalized amenities and a whole lot more. For more details on the Monaco Chicago, visit www.monaco-chicago.comClick here for directions and parking information. 

A 2017 seasonal rate at the Hotel Monaco is set up for ISACS. Click here to reserve your room at the following rates: 

  • January – March: $130
  • April – November: $225
  • December: $135

OR...If you are looking to stay at one of the other locations in Chicago (Allegro or the Gray) please follow these steps below to obtain 20% off their best available rate. 

  1. Visit and click on Book Now.
  2. Enter the ISACS GBP ID number -  GBP31683 in the Global Business ID field using all capital letters.
  3. Select the city and hotel and then click the “Check Availability” button.
  4. Click Continue and select from the available Global Business Program rooms and rates. 
  5. Or, call 1-800-KIMPTON and be ready to give your Global Business ID number - GBP31683


Swissotel Chicago: Swissotel 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 The Magnificent Mile/Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, with fabulous wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park, Swissotel Chicago offers an exclusive setting with one of the city's most prestigious addresses. The hotel is also connected via the underground pedway/ minutes from the ISACS location.

*Rate is based upon availability and include high speed internet, complimentary penthouse health club, and skyline pool.

A 2017 seasonal rate is set up for ISACS. Please click here to reserve at the following rates: 

  • January 1 – March 31,  a classic king or double is $129, or a classic king or doube with a view is $219
  • April 1 – December 3,  a classic king or double is $229, or a classic king or doube with a view is $299
  • December 4 – December 31, a classic king or double is $129, or a classic king or doube with a view is $219

Black-out Dates /Convention Dates - 2/23-2/25, 3/19-3/21, 5/8-5/10, 5/14-5/16, 5/21-5/23, 6/3-6/5, 10/1-10/3, 11/16-11/18, 11/27-11/29 


Club Quarters at Wacker and Michigan: The Independent Schools Association of the Central States is now a member of Club Quarters, full service business hotels for member organizations.  The entire ISACS community has access to low member rates at Club Quarters, Wacker at Michigan and their second location in the Central Loop. Club Quarters, Wacker at Michigan is located less than three blocks from the new ISACS office/conference room. When you stay at Club Quarters, Wacker at Michigan, you are just steps from the Magnificent Mile, famous for shopping, fine dining and museums, and Grant Park.  Member guests enjoy automatic Gold Status benefits including subsidized weekend and holiday rates from as low as $65/night, complimentary onsite benefits including WiFi, exercise facilities, chilled, purified bottled water and access to the Club Living Room with snacks and refreshments and Gold Rewards, the richest guest rewards program.

For additional information or to make a reservation, please contact Member Services at 203-905-2100 anytime between Mon.-Fri. 7am-11pm, Sat. 9am-5pm and Sun. 10am-6pm (Eastern) or you can email them at Make sure to identify yourself as a member of ISACS - Independent Schools Association of the Central States. Credit cards are required to book all room reservations. Click here to make a reservation and for more details on Club Quarters at Wacker and Michigan. Click here for directions and parking information.


Guranteed Parking: The ISACS Development Team has been working with Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, to allow visitors to purchase guaranteed parking near the ISACS Office - 55 West Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601. View real-time availability and pricing at many locations nearby.

Once purchased, parking is 100% guaranteed even if the location otherwise fills up. Simply present your purchase confirmation at the selected location, and this serves as your payment with no additional payments or fees. Parking availability is very limited, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase your parking for the event in advance.

**Exlusive offer, for first time users:
Apply discount code ISACS20 at checkout for 20% off your reservation

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