Please support MPA by staying at the Palmer House. Staying at the Palmer House helps keep our membership and registration fees low. It is also a beautiful place to stay!
The Palmer House has a limited number of rooms available to MPA members at a discount. To receive the discounted rate, you must reserve your room through the MPA website. You may reserve your room here.
Update (April 2014): Rooms with one king bed may no longer be available for all nights during the MPA meeting. If you encounter a problem reserving a room with a king bed, please try selecting a room with 2 double beds instead. Rooms with 2 double beds should still be available at the same price for single or double occupancy for all nights.
The Palmer House is located in downtown Chicago (i.e., the Loop) at 17 E. Monroe Street, between State and Wabash. The phone number is (312)726-7500.
Trains To/From Airport
From O'Hare International Airport, take the Blue Line train to Monroe/Dearborn stop. Take Monroe east to the hotel, about three blocks. The Palmer House is on the south side of the street. One-way fare is $5.
From Midway Airport, take the Orange Line from Midway to downtown. Get off at the Adams/Wabash stop. The Palmer House is located on the west side of Wabash right next to the Adams/Wabash stop. One-way fare is $2.25.
If driving from 90/94: Take I-90/94 to Monroe Street exit, turn left on Monroe Street (east), approximately 8 blocks to the Palmer House. Hotel is on the right. If driving from 55: Take Stevenson Expressway (I-55) northeast to Kennedy Expressway (I-90) west. Exit Monroe Street, turn right (east), 8 blocks to the Palmer House. Hotel is on the right.
Parking is available at the Mid-Continental Plaza (55 E. Monroe, across Wabash from the Palmer House). Please contact the Palmer House for the daily rate. You must get your ticket stamped at the Palmer House desk. Two-way valet parking is also available at the Wabash entrance to the hotel. Rates include in/out privileges.Vans can be parked if their height is 6’7” or less. Larger vans can be parked in the surface lot at Van Buren and Wabash (2 blocks south). Additional lots are also available south of the Palmer House. Rates are subject to change.
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: “MPA-2014” (all one word).