Preferred Hotel Listing

The Governor's Travel Control Board has negotiated discounted lodging rates with a total of 351 hotels. The Preferred Hotel Listing has been separated into four primary categories:

Chicago Metro

Area Number of Hotels
City of Chicago  47
Suburban Cook County, counties of DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will  139

Chicago Area Airports

Area Number of Hotels
Midway Airport  4
O'Hare International Airport  15

Downstate Illinois

Area Number of Hotels
City of Springfield  24
All Other Downstate Illinois Areas  122

Hotel Services and Amenities

To assist travelers in selecting a hotel to fit their specific needs, a list of services has been included for each hotel.

Tax Rates

Rates listed do not include applicable taxes. To assist agencies and employees in budgeting their lodging expenditures, current tax rates are included for each city listed. These rates are subject to change.

Negotiated Rates

The negotiated rates shown are valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018.

Internet Addresses

Internet addresses, either for the hotel specifically or for the chain it represents, have been included for each property. Employees are encouraged to use these links to obtain additional information about the hotel and to make reservations when the negotiated state rate, or a better rate, is available through the on-line process.

Note: Although these links are provided to assist travelers in making reservations, employees must adhere to their agency policy regarding Internet usage.

Remember, hotels appearing on the Preferred Hotel Listing must always be contacted first when seeking overnight accommodations.


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