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NAMI returns to the nation's capital for its 2014 national convention!

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Option 1: The Palmer House Hilton is located 7 blocks north of the Chicago Hilton at 17 E. Monroe Street – just one block west of Michigan Avenue.

Rate: $159/night plus tax for one king bed or two double beds

For reservations: call 1-877-865-5321 and use code: NAM or mention the NAMI room block.

Book ASAP (discounted rate is subject to availability)

Directions and Distance from the Chicago Hilton

  • Walking to the Chicago Hilton will take 15 minutes.
  • A cab ride will take 5 minutes. 
  • And a very convenient city transit bus will take 10 minutes:
    • Walk one block east from the Palmer House on E. Monroe Street to Michigan Avenue
    • You can catch a city transit bus going south at the corner of S. Michigan Avenue and E. Monroe
    • Bus #3 and Bus #4 come by every 5 minutes.
    • The bus will drop you off on S. Michigan Avenue in front of the Hilton

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Option 2: Renaissance Hotel Blackstone Chicago (636 South Michigan Avenue; Chicago, IL 60605)

Location: A beautiful hotel located directly across the street form the Chicago Hilton)

Rate: $189/night plus tax. We suggest booking ASAP.

For reservations:

  • by phone: 866-508-0261 and referencing the NAMI room block 
  • Online:   click here

Good Deals/Less Amenities Hotel

Option 3: The Congress Plaza Hotel (520 S. Michigan Ave.  Chicago, IL. 60605)

Rate:  $119 + tax for single/double occupancy up to 2 people in room (add $20/night for additional person sharing room.)

Payments: 1st room night & tax charge to individuals credit card non-refundable in case of no show

Cancellation hotel policy: 72 hrs prior to arrival date

For reservations:

  • By phone: 1-800-635-1666 or 312/427-3800 Ext. 5025 and inform the reservation’s agent that you are attending the NAMI Annual Convention.
  • On-line click here

Deadline: June 1st (Book Early! discounted rate is subject to availability)

Location: Hotel is located 2 blocks north of the Chicago Hilton.

   The CongressPlaza is an older hotel that has not been recently renovated, but it offers good deals for less amenities.  The CongressPlaza is a 2 star hotel (the Hilton is a 4 star hotel.)  If you are traveling on a budget this is the best hotel price in the area.

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