Hotel & Lodging

THE DRAKE HOTEL
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611
Toll-free Reservations: 800.553.7253
Or Reserve Online

We have a block of rooms reserved at a discounted rate at The Drake Hotel, where all conference events will take place. The rate is $159 per night for single/double room types. Hotel occupancy taxes are additional, currently at 16.4%. The hotel is providing free Internet in the room for all INQAAHE attendees.

Attendees may select other hotels but please give consideration to the value of staying at the headquarters hotel and take advantage of this favorable group rate.

Reservations must be made by March 5, 2015 March 12, 2015 to secure this rate. Reservations can be made online or by calling 800.553.7253.

Deluxe Guestroom

Lobby Foyer

Amenities

The Drake Hotel is the headquarters hotel for the 2015 INQAAHE Conference. The hotel is part of the Hilton Worldwide chain of hotels.

The Drake Hotel, built as the nation’s first urban resort, is the leader in luxury, rightly situated at the top of the Magnificent Mile. Magnetized as a lavish property designed for opulence and desire we encourage our guests to indulge themselves in any of our plentiful amenities. No other Chicago hotel has inspired more legendary acclaim on par with The Drake. This timeless property affords guests easy access to the city's most exclusive shopping, nightlife and dining.

Located in the Gold Coast of Chicago, formerly known as the Astor Street District, this has been the center for Chicago’s proper society for over a hundred years. Upscale boutiques frame the historic tree lined streets of the Gold Coast.

Our 535 non-smoking rooms are equipped with free wireless high-speed internet, a dual line speakerphone with caller ID, an in-room safe, individual climate control and a HDTV flat screen with premium movie channels. We provide room service, express checkout and anything else you would desire at the touch of a button. For your convenience, newspapers are available for you at the Front Desk.

Guests can enjoy our in-house 3000 square foot fitness center. Here we feature PRECOR endurance equipment, strengthening and cardio machines, free weights, and plasma televisions. Alternatively, or in conjunction with The Drake's facilities, for an additional fee, guests can have access to the state-of-the-art off-site Gold Coast Equinox exercise facility that features a deluxe spa, pool, personal trainers and group fitness.

The one-of-a-kind Drake Arcade features only the finest vendors’ classic elegance and design: Chanel, George Jensen, Kamp Galleries, Mangel Florist and Travel Traders.

Our multitude of renowned restaurants include the celebrated Coq d’Or, posh Palm Court, distinguished Drake Bros.’ and of course The Cape Cod Room where Joe DiMaggio and new wife Marilyn Monroe carved their initials into the bar still to be seen today.

Transportation to and from The Drake and within the city is a breeze with The Drake’s dedicated doormen. All major city transportation facilities serve the hotel. Frequent limousine, taxi and bus services are available to and from all airports and train stations. We also provide on-site valet parking or, if preferred, self-park.

The red neon sign of the Drake Hotel, overlooking Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan

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