625 South Ashland Avenue at Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: +1 (312) 491-1234
Toll Free: +1 (800) 356-3641

The Marriott is located less than one mile from our conference venue, The University of Illinois at Chicago Forum. The Marriott will provide complimentary transportation to and from the venue on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. The newly renovated Marriott will provide you with the ultimate guest experience in an atmosphere both stimulating and comfortable. The Marriott has extended to us a special rate of USD 169.00 per night (+tax) for a room that will accommodate one or two people. This rate will be offered, subject to availability, for bookings received before 21 January 2010. Book early to ensure the special rate. Please contact the Marriott directly at either +1 (312) 491-1234 or +1 (800) 356-3641 and ask for the Common Ground Publishing group rate. Please request 1 King or 2 Double Beds. Reservations and payment will be handled directly with the Marriott Chicago.

Check In:

15:00 (3:00 PM)

Check Out:

12:00(12:00 NOON)

Amenities at the Marriott Include:

High Speed Internet – Fee

Business Services

Wireless Internet – Fee

Cash Machine/ATM

TV Internet Access

Newspaper in Lobby


Fitness Room

Phones (2)

Safe Deposit Boxes – Front Desk


Valet Dry-Cleaning 

TV (cable/satellite) with remote control,
premium movie channels and
pay-per-view movies

Room Service 06:00 – 23:00 (6:00 am – 11:00 pm)

Clock Radio


Individual Climate Control


Daily Maid Service


Evening Turndown Service


Windows that open


Pillowtop Mattress, Featherbed & Duvet




Bathroom Amenities


Hair Dryer


Iron & Ironing Board


Coffee/Tea Service



Taxis are readily available from Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD) for approximately USD 40.00 one way.
Taxis are readily available from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) for approximately USD 30.00 one way.
Taxis are readily available from Chicago Union Station for approximately USD 10.00 – 15.00 one way.
Public transportation options may be found on the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) web site at: