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Hotel Accommodations and Travel

Upon acceptance to the Academy you will be required to register. The $2500 registration fee includes all program materials and the following meals: Monday, refreshment break and reception and Tuesday-Friday, breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks.

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Hotel Accommodations and Travel

Swissotel Chicago
323 East Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois
Phone: 312-565-0565
Toll Free: 888-737-9477

Reservations:
Instructions for making reservations will be provided upon acceptance to the Breakthrough Models Academy.

Room rates: $209 single or double, excluding tax (currently 16.4%)
Attendees will receive complimentary Internet access in their guest rooms, if reservation is booked within the group housing block.

Reservation Cutoff date: Monday, June 15, 2015

Air and Ground Transportation

O'Hare International Airport is located 19 miles from the Swissotel Chicago. Ground transportation options from the airport include taxis, shuttles, and car rentals.

Midway International Airport is located 12 miles from the Swissotel Chicago. Ground transportation options from the airport include taxis, shuttles, and car rentals.


Mass Transit

To the Hotel

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates Chicago bus and rail systems.

  • Bus: There are multiple bus routes and stops within a short walking distance from the Swissotel Chicago.
  • Train: The State/Lake Station on the Brown, Purple, Orange (from Midway Airport), Green and Pink Lines of "L" train is located on the corner of Lake Street and Wabash Avenue, which is about 51/2 blocks west of the hotel. The Lake Station on the Red Line "L" is located on the corner of State and Randolph Streets, which is about 1/2 mile west of the hotel. The Washington Station on the Blue (from O'Hare Airport) Line of the "L" train is on the cornor of Dearborn and Washington Streets, which is about a mile from the hotel.


To and From Area Attractions

  • CTA Downtown Transit Sightseeing Guide: Use this guide to quickly determine which CTA mode will take you to the attractions you want to visit. Each listing features the name, location, and CTA service modes for each institution. 

 

 

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Hotel Map and directions

Parking
(all rates are subject to change)
Parking at the hotel is $52, valet only, with unlimited in and out privileges.

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