Nick and Renee’s Second City Restaurant Guide - Past President Nicholas Popovich is a Chicago resident and loves dining out with his lovely wife, Renee. Here are their favorites.
The Hard Rock Hotel
The AACP room block at the Hard Rock Hotel is now SOLD OUT.
The AACP room block at the Inter-Continental is now SOLD OUT.
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
The AACP room block at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel is now SOLD OUT.
The AACP room block at the Swissotel is now SOLD OUT.
Hyatt Regency Chicago - SOLD OUT
The Hyatt Regency Chicago, a AAA Four Diamond hotel located within the epicenter of the city, is connected to the Illinois Center and within minutes of the Magnificent Mile. Hear Chicago blues and jazz greats, take in a show at Navy Pier, shop on Michigan Avenue, or enjoy a day in the park or on the water. The Hyatt Regency is conveniently close to all these attractions and more.
Guestroom Reservations: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/2013AACP
Phone Number: 888-421-1442, or internationally at 402-592-6464—ALL registrants must mention they are with AACP to receive the special room rates.
Address: 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601
Check-in Time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out Time: 12:00 p.m.
Single/Double Occupancy: $219 + 16.4% tax per night
Triple Occupancy: $244 + 16.4% tax per night
Quadruple Occupancy: $269 + 16.4% tax per night
Room Reservation Cut-off Date: Friday, June 14, 2013, or until all pre-allocated rooms have been reserved.
Staying at the Hyatt Regency Chicago will allow AACP to keep your registration fees at the current rates. If AACP does not achieve a minimum number of overnight accommodations, the price of services will increase registration fees for future programs. Without your support, AACP faces significant financial penalties for unused sleeping rooms.
AACP has partnered with the following airlines to provide meeting attendees with discounted fares into both O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Midway International Airport (MDW) for the 2013 Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
United Airlines is pleased to offer discounts of 2%-10% off published fares for AACP meeting attendees. You may book online at www.united.com and enter Offer Code ZQ33835709 in the Offer Code box when searching for flights.
If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please provide the following information: Agreement Code 835709 and Z Code ZQ33.
American Airlines is providing meeting attendees with a 5% discount off any published airfare to O’Hare International Airport. This special discount is valid off any applicable published fares listed for American Airlines, American Eagle and American Connection. To apply this discount, visit www.aa.com and enter the Promotion Code 5373DY in the promotion code box. Your discount will be calculated automatically. You may also call 1-800-433-1790* to book your flights; please refer to the promotion code when you call.
*Please note there is a reservation service charge for all tickets issued by phone.
Delta is providing meeting attendees with 5%-10% off discounted fares. Reservations and ticketing is available via www.delta.com. When booking online, select Meeting Event Code and enter the meeting code NMG3D in the box provided on the Search Flight page.
Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328-1111, Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT.
Transportation Between Chicago Area Airports and the Hyatt Regency Chicago
From O’Hare International Airport (18 miles):
GO Airport Express offers airport shuttle services between Chicago area locations and O'Hare and Midway Airports. Efficient, safe, and economical airport shuttles depart from O'Hare and Midway Airports every 15 minutes for Chicago downtown and many suburban locations. Ground transportation is arranged by making a reservation. Please Click Here to make your airport shuttle reservation/s, or call 1-800-284-3826 and use your 10% discount code: ”AACP” (all one word).
Taxi: Approximately $30.00-$40.00
L Train: $2.25 per person one-way from O'Hare International Airport. Pick-up is below baggage claim area (follow signs to C.T.A.). Take the Blue Line to the Clark/Lake stop (approximately seven blocks from hotel). Walk east on Lake to Stetson Street, turn left on Stetson Street and walk one block to the hotel. Note: This method is not recommended if a guest has more than one bag, as there are numerous escalators and turnstiles. Guests can take a cab from the Clark/Lake stop.
From Midway Airport (12 miles):
Go Airport Express: Access from lower level baggage claim area. Transportation service runs daily. Visit www.airportexpress.com for more information, costs and reservations.
Taxi: Approximately $30.00-$40.00
L Train: $2.25 per person one-way from Midway Airport. Take the Orange Line to the State/Lake Street stop. Walk one block north to Wacker Drive. Take a right on Wacker Drive and the hotel is approximately three blocks down the street.
From Amtrak (Union Station): 1 ½ miles – taxi is approximately $8.00
From Greyhound Terminal: 2 ½ miles – taxi is approximately $10.00
From C & NW RAILROAD: Taxi is approximately $5.00
Avis Rental Car:
AACP has partnered with Avis to provide discounted car rentals. AACP’s Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number is J906904. When calling Avis at 1-800-331-1600 to make reservations, attendees should provide the reservations agent with this AWD number to ensure they receive the best available car rental rates. The AWD will be effective from seven days prior to the event until seven days after the event. Book your discounted Avis reservation now.
Parking at the Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago offers a variety of parking options for your convenience. Registered guests can enjoy indoor valet parking at our downtown Chicago parking garage. Parking facilities accommodate vehicles up to 6-feet, 8-inches.
Effective July 1, 2013, the City of Chicago is raising its parking tax from an effective 6% to 20%. Currently the Cook County Parking tax is at an effective 2.5%, but there are pending changes to the County’s tax which would increase this amount. The effective date of the County’s new tax is still unknown, but the Hyatt Regencey Chicago is anticipating an increase and the new County increase should be announced by the August 1, 2013 enactment. The below pricing is the Hyatt Regency's attempt to make one price adjustment only.
Chicago hotel parking rates are as follows:
- 0-3 Hours-$35.00
- 3-6 hours: $45.00
- 6-24 hours: $59.00
- Overnight: $59.00 with in/out privileges
Monroe Street Parking (indoor/underground), which is five blocks south, offers 24-hour parking with no in/out privileges. For extended period parking, call Monroe Street Parking at 312-616-0600.
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Taste of Chicago
Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. Every summer since 1980, Chicago's beautiful Grant Park on the city's magnificent lakefront has been home to this event. The delicious array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. The festival takes place July 10-14. Admission is free.