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qman Jan 20th, 2007 09:04 AM

cheap hotels for Chicago
I wanted some help in finding a cheap hotel in Chicago for 2 people for April.Anything around the $100 a night range in downtown would be nice,thx.

Don Jan 20th, 2007 10:27 AM

Use Priceline.

The list of Priceline hotel bids doesn't quite make it back to last April, but in May 2006 people were getting 4* hotels (like the Hyatt Regency and the Swissotel) in the Millennium Park/Loop and North Michigan Avenue areas for about $75/night (plus taxes and the Priceline fee).

Past Priceline prices (especially from a year ago) are no guarantee that you'll get the same type of price this year, but it's worth a shot. You can get quite a few bids for a 4* hotel (see the BiddingForTravel hotel bidding FAQ for information of "free rebids"), so I bet you could get a nice hotel for less than $100/night.

Kristi Jan 21st, 2007 03:20 PM

Try Priceline or Hotwire, unless there is a convention in town, you should easily be able to get a hotel for under $100. Use biddingfor travel or for help on how to bid and how much.

travelgirl2 Jan 21st, 2007 04:08 PM

I agree with the previous posters. Priceline.

japw82 Jan 21st, 2007 04:26 PM

Watch I was able to book the Courtyard on Ontario for $79. It was very nice and the location was great!!

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