COCAL VI Conference Housing Options

COCAL has obtained special group rates for hotel accommodations. The three locations listed below are within walking distance of the conference sites, and all make accessible rooms available upon request. 

Special Note: Please do not book rooms at the Congress Hotel Chicago.  It is very convenient to Roosevelt University, but it is also the site of a strike by maintenance and housekeeping employees.  They have been walking the picket lines there for over a year now!  If you want more information, consult their website at

To book your room at a unionized hotel, consult the UNITE HERE! union hotel guide.

  1. The newly renovated Harris Family Hostel ( offers dorm style semi-private doubles: one bunk bed per room arranged in a suite of four rooms with one bath and common area.
    $40/person/night (including tax).
    Best location for those with limited mobility. 24 E. Congress Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60605

    Reservations: 312-583-2225 or
    Call by July 14. After that, rooms subject to availability.
    Cash/Visa/Mastercard. Mention "COCAL."
    Spanish speakers: ask for Ray. French speakers: ask for Amanda.

  2. Single rooms (one double bed) at Club Quarters ( start at $86/night plus tax. Weekend rate as low as $56/night based on availability.
    111 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60603

    Reservations in English or Spanish: 212-575-0006.
    Call by July 8. After that, rooms are subject to availability.
    Mention "Roosevelt University" and group code "RS0806."

  3. Singles (one double bed) start at $80/night and doubles (two double beds) at $90/night plus tax at the Travelodge (
    65 E. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60605

    Reservations in English or Spanish: 312-427-8000 x5003.
    Call by July 8. After that, rooms are subject to availability.
    Speak with Sadi Lugo and mention four digit group code "C-O-C-A."

To see a map showing where these places are in relation to Chicago and the conference sites, click here.

Last revised on July 23, 2004 by the Webmaster.