Encounter a landmark downtown Chicago hotel and experience the renowned architecture of Daniel Burnham and his vision for a luxury hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Located at LaSalle & Adams, this fabulous hotel soars above skyscrapers in the heart of one of the world’s most powerful financial districts. With a $396 million restoration, the historic JW luxury hotel exudes Burnham’s refined style combined with 21st century sensibility, providing downtown Chicago with a one-of-a-kind authentic destination.

Discounted Hotel Rate

There was a discounted hotel room rate available for conference attendees at the JW Marriott until October 11, 2013.  To reserve a room, attendees contacted the hotel directly at 312-660-8200 and mentioned “Bank Director” to receive the $279/night rate. 


From Midway – MDW 
Distance from hotel: 11 mile(s) NE
The JW Marriott does not provide shuttle service.

  • Cicero Ave North to I-55 North to I-94 West (signs say to Wisconsin).
  • Merge onto 290E (exit 51H).
  • Take Franklin St exit and turn right on Franklin.
  • Right on Jackson, left on LaSalle then left on Adams for hotel entrance.

Alternate transportation from Midway:

  • GO Airport Express; fee: 22 USD (one way); reservation required
  • Subway service, fee: 2.50 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: 26.00 USD (one way)

From O’Hare – ORD 
Distance from hotel: 18 mile(s) SE
The JW Marriott does not provide shuttle service.

  • I-190E to I-90 to downtown.
  • Exit Washington Blvd, with slight left onto Washington St.
  • Turn right on LaSalle, then right on Adams.

Alternate transportation from O’Hare:

  • GO Airport Express; fee: $29 (one way); reservation required
  • Subway service, fee: $2.50 (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $34.00 (one way)

Other Transportation

Bus Station

  • Greyhound (0.9 mile(s) SW)

Subway Station

  • Monroe Red Line – L (0.4 mile(s) NE)
  • Quincy Brown Line – L (0.1 mile(s) W)

Train Station

  • L-Brown Line (0.1 mile(s) W)
  • Union Station (Amtrak & Metra) (1 mile(s) W)

Car Rentals

  • Hertz, 1-312-372-7600
  • Enterprise, 1-312-670-7270
  • Budget, 1-312-960-3100

For questions about the program, please contact Bank Director’s conference department at [email protected] or (877) 397-7595.