Hotel Information

The Twenty-seventh Annual Conference will convene at the

Hilton Palmer House

17 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

312-726-7500

The Hilton Palmer House will provide a link for reservations at the APPE negotiated rates:

 

2018 APPE Annual International Conference Reservation Link

coming soon!

 

If you wish to reserve your room by phone, please call the hotel at: 1-312-726-7500.  Please, notify the hotel that you are with the APPE Annual Conference.

The negotiated APPE room rate is $149 one or two bedroom suite, plus tax per night.

Note: The deadline for hotel reservations at the meeting rate is February 1, 2018.

 

The Hilton Palmer House Hotel is an old historic hotel and features a full-service, three-level Health Club and Spa.

The Hilton Palmer House is self named ‘a city within a city’, due to all of the activities available within the hotel grounds.  The Palmer House is celebrating 145 years!  And you can enjoy a guided tour on the Palmer House history or enjoy high tea at the Mez.  You can even have your mind read at the Magic Parlour!

In addition, countless Chicago attractions are within walking distance of the hotel, including high end shopping and many art or music venues.

Transportation

When taking public transportation from O’Hare International Airport, take the Blue Line train to the Monroe/Dearborn stop. The Palmer House is located on the west side of Wabash Avenue and is just across the street from that stop.

 

Airports

Chicago-O’Hare International Airport

Travel Distance: Approximately 18 miles

Drive Time: 35-60 minutes, depending on traffic.

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Train

The ‘L’ Blue Line

Fee: Approximately $5 USD.

Hours: 24 hours; Travel time: 45 minutes

Taxi

Fee: Approximately $40 one way

Hours: 24 hours; Travel Time: 35 – 60 minutes

Go Airport Express

Fee: 34+ USD

Hours: Every 10 to 15 minutes, beginning at 4am for hotels.

Travel Time: 40 – 60 minutes

Contact: (888) 284-3826

 

Chicago Midway Airport

Travel Distance: Approximately 12 miles

Drive Time: 30-45 minutes.

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Go Airport Express

Fee: 29+ USD

Hours: Every 10 to 15 minutes, beginning at 4am for hotels.

Travel Time: 25 – 35 minutes

Contact: (888) 284-3826

Train

The Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Orange Line train services links Chicago Midway Airport with downtown Chicago via Harold Washington Library. The train runs seven days a week from 4am until 1am the next morning.

You can purchase a ticket at the airport station, which is located alongside the airport across Cicero Avenue. Tickets cost from $2.25 for a single ticket.

Contact: (312) 836 7000.

Taxi

  • Fee: $28 to $30 USD each way
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Travel Time: 25 minutes

 

Driving Directions

Chicago-O’Hare International Airport
Distance from hotel: 18 mi.
Drive time: 35-60 min.
Directions: Follow signs for I-190 out of airport. Take I-190 to I-90/94 east (Kennedy Expressway). Take I-90/94 to Monroe Street exit, turn left on Monroe Street (East) , Approximately 8 blocks to The Palmer House Hilton. Hotel is on the right.
Chicago Midway Airport
Distance from hotel: 12 mi.
Drive time: 30-45 min.
Directions: North on Cicero Avenue. Take Stevenson Expressway (I-55) Northeast to Kennedy Expressway (I-90) West. Exit Monroe Street, turn right (East), 8 blocks to The Palmer House Hilton. Hotel is on the right.