Hotels and Travel
Getting to the Conference Venue
Chicago’s two airports, O’Hare (ORD) and Midway (MDW), are both conveniently accessible via CTA rapid transit. Taxis are relatively affordable, but travel time and price varies significantly with the time of day due to traffic congestion.
O’Hare International (ORD)
From O’Hare International (ORD), take the CTA Blue Line to Monroe Station. Follow Monroe St one block east to reach the Palmer House. Approximately 50 minutes travel time. Taxi costs approx. $45.
Midway International (MDW)
From Midway International (MDW), take the CTA Orange Line to Library Station. Follow State Street two blocks north to reach the Palmer House. Approximately 40 minutes travel time. Taxi costs approx. $35.
17 E. Monroe St.
This is the main conference venue. Its history dates back to 1871, and it was once the considered the world’s largest hotel. Recently restored to its original beauty, the Palmer House is magnificently appointed, centrally located, and a natural choice for SIGCOMM 2014.
- Dates: Check in starting August 14, check out by August 25
- Room reservation site
- Rate: $209/night
- Group code: SGC