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Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, where the Magnificent Mile begins at Oak Street Beach along Lake Shore Drive, The Drake Hotel affords guests easy access to the city's most exclusive shopping, nightlife, and dining. Also, nearby are popular attractions, including the Field Museum of Natural History, Navy Pier, and Shedd Aquarium.

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Photo: The Drake Hotel

Lodging

OCLC currently has room blocks available at a discounted rate at The Drake Hotel. Make your reservation online or call 800-553-7253 and let them know that you are with the OCLC ARC18 Conference.

Room rates: $229 per night for Standard King, Queen, or Double

Available dates:

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Friday, October 26, 2018

Transportation

Airport

The Drake Hotel is 35 minutes from O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and 25 minutes from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW). Visit the ORD or MDW websites for more information.

Travel from airport:

  • The Drake Hotel does not provide shuttle service.
  • Go Airport Express
    • $30 Shared Ride from ORD (round trip) – reservation required
    • $25 Shared Ride from MDW (round trip) – reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fares:
    • $50 from ORD (one way)
    • $40 from MDW (one way)

Parking

The daily on-site parking fee at the Drake is $49.00. Valet Parking is also available for $70.00 per day.