September 26, 2021 commences the 150th Anniversary of Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel. With a rich history and elegant rooms you can enjoy your stay at one of the Historic Hotels of America®, The Palmer House Hilton.

For health and fitness needs, The Palmer House Hilton features a full-service, three-level Health Club, new pool experience, and on-site Spa. 

If you don’t have time to step out to the many nearby restaurants and venues, you can visit the Lockwood Restaurant (open for breakfast service) or Lockwood Bar inside The Palmer House Hilton.  In between meetings, visit the Lockwood Express for pick up on-the-go favorites. 

For priniting and business needs The Palmer House Hilton includes a UPS Business Center for guests.

ASEEES is providing a nursing room located on the 7th Floor in the privacy of The Burnham Room 5. The room will have comfortable chair and a small refrigerator to accommodate nursing mothers. This room is located directly across from the restrooms.

The Palmer House Hilton has recommended the following childcare services.

American Childcare – 312.644.7300 

Sitter Studio – 312.890.8194 

Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
TEL: 312.726.7500

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 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.

Chicago Transit provides information on specific public routes and rates from both Chicago airports here.

Cloud Gate

All of Millennium Park is an quintessential Chicago visit, but the Cloud Gate, locally known as “The Bean” is a short 6 minute walk from the hotel.  The park hosts 20 million visitors annually and includes art, music, festivals, ice skating, and workouts.  Not to mention the views along it’s Lake Michigan border. 

Chicago Food

Opened in 1935, Miller’s Pub is next to The Palmer House Hilton, and takes reservations or carry-out. For something faster between sessions, try the Corner Bakery Cafe, also next to Palmer House Hilton on Monroe Street. 

Chicago is a foodies’ dream weekend.  While it is known for it’s deep dish pizza, it is home to internationally recognized restaurants, local craft breweries, and international neighborhoods including Ukrainian Village.


With a little bravery, see the city from above of The Skydeck.  See one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs, including his Robie House, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Hyde Park.  


The Magnificent Mile is a top shopping destination in the country.  Encompassing three shopping centers the The Magnificent Mile is home to over 450 retail shops, from luxury brands to technology and boutiques.  


The Palmer House Hilton is only one block away from the famous Art Institute Chicago.  To the north 1.5 miles is the Muesum of Contempory Art, one of the largest museums in the world.  Or head south along the lakefront to the Museum of Science and Industry.  

Chicago transit lines, and especially metro lines make it easy to get around.  The Palmer House Hilton sits next to the Metro Loop giving access to all lines.  CTA Transit passes and information on the Ventra App can be found on their fares page.