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Travel & Accommodations

Hotel & Travel Information

The Palmer House®

17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60603

Why should I stay at the ICALEO Conference hotel?

Located in the downtown area, the historic Palmer House hotel gives attendees plenty to explore and experience both within the hotel and within walking distance right outside the door. When you book through ICALEO your guest room internet access is included at no additional charge. Additionally, staying onsite provides you with easy access to network with your LIA friends and fellow conference attendees.

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Beware of hotel housing scams!

The Laser Institute (LIA) has partnered directly with the hotel listed above. All accommodation bookings should be arranged directly through the hotel. LIA does not endorse or have a relationship with any other housing company or hotels.

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Driving Directions

From Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW):

  • 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.

From O'Hare Airport(ORD):

  • 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.

Public Transportation

From O'Hare Airport(ORD):

When taking public transportation from O'Hare International Airport, take the Blue Line train to Monroe/Dearborn stop. Take Monroe east to the hotel. The Palmer House is on the south side of the street.

From Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW):

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 Avenue.