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IETF 98 Chicago, IL, USA - March 26-31, 2017

Swissotel Chicago, 323 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601, USA Tel: +1-312-565-0565

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Airport Transportation

From Chicago O'Hare International Airport

There are Taxi Stands at the lower-level curb front (outside of Baggage Claim) at each terminal. Taxi service is available to the City of Chicago and suburban destinations. Please make sure to use the designated Taxi Stands to ensure you have a licensed driver. For your protection, do not accept rides from drivers outside the cab stand or on the departure level (second level) of the terminal roadways. All taxis should have a working meter to calculate the fare based on time and mileage.

  1. Fares are based on traffic conditions, but an average fare from O'Hare to downtown Chicago is $30-40.
  2. For wheelchair accessible vehicles, please call: 1.855.WAV.1010

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip.

Go Airport Direct Shared Ride Service

Public transportaion: Take the BLUE line from O'HARE towards FOREST PARK and get off at the WASHINGTON Station. The hotel is about a fifteen minute walk (walk North on N. Dearborn to E Upper Wacker Drive, turn right on Upper Wacker Drive. Hotel is on the right at 323 E. Upper Wacker Drive).

From Chicago Midway Airport

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The official language of the United States is English.

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Public Transportation and Area Maps

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) - The CTA runs both buses and the “L” trains. The CTA bus has 140 routes in the greater Chicago area, several routes have overnight service. The “L” is comprised of eight train routes in and around the city of Chicago. The closest “L” station to the Swissotel Chicago is State/Lake Station, serving the Brown, Orange (the line from Chicago Midway Airport), Purple, Green, and Pink lines, or the Washington Station for the Blue line (the Blue line train runs from Chicago O'Hare Airport). Both the Red line and the Blue line operate 24 hours a day.


Getting Around (to and from the Meeting Venue)


Running Trails:


ATMs & Money Conversion

Self-Service Laundry

Electrical Plug / Outlet


Cellphones / Data

Miscellaneous Information


  • Mariano's - 333 E Benton Pl, Chicago, IL 60601 — Elevated local grocery chain with gourmet foods & spirits, plus a bakery, cafe, deli & pharmacy.
  • Bockwinkle's - 222 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601 — Upmarket grocer open late with a deli serving take-out sandwiches, a salad bar & prepared foods.


Social Event & T-shirt Tickets

Espresso, Coffee, and Tea

There are many coffee and tea shops in the area of the Swissotel. A few of them are listed here:



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