Accommodations

For all inquiries regarding lodging please contact ich10@uchicago.edu.

Participants are kindly requested to arrange for their accommodation individually. There are several ways in which one can book accommodations:

College Dorms ($75) (no longer available)
Hyatt Place South ($185)
LaQuinta Inns & Suites ($149)
Other, Inexpensive Options in Hyde Park
Host-a-Hittite, for students only! (free) (no longer available)

The information on this page is also available as downloadable pdf.

College Dorms ($75) (no longer available)

Arrangements have been made with the University of Chicago’s College Housing to reserve fifty rooms in one of the university’s residence halls, the Max Palevsky Residential Commons. The price for these rooms is $75 a night per person. The rooms will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that bookings must be made by Thursday, July 27, 2017

Hyatt Place South ($185 pre-tax)

Arrangements have been made with Hyatt Place South to block fifteen rooms for Congress participants at a reduced rate. The price for these rooms is $185 per night (not included the 17.4% tax). The hotel provides a shuttle service to the University of Chicago campus. 
To make a reservation there are two options:

Option #1 – Call the central reservation department at the 24 hour toll-free number +1-888-591-1234 and reference the International Congress of Hittitology to book a room at the group rate.

Option#2 – Go to the website of the Hyatt via the link https://chicagosouthuniversity.place.hyatt.com. Enter the conference date then click availability. Click on the special rate box and a drop down will appear. Click on Corporate or Group Code, then enter G-ICH1 in the box. Click availability again and the group rate will appear for guest to book a room.

The original deadline for the special conference rate was Thursday, July 27, 2017. The Hyatt has extended the deadline beyond that. We will post a new deadline when and if one becomes available.

LaQuinta Inns & Suites ($149 pre-tax)  

Arrangements have been made with LaQuinta Inns & Suites to block fifteen rooms for Congress participants. The price for these rooms is $149 a night (not included the 16.4% tax). The hotel provides a shuttle service to the University of Chicago campus. For reservations please contact the hotel at +1-773-324-3000 or email eadams@hotelmanagersinc.com and reference either the Oriental Institute or the 10th International Congress of Hittitology.

There is no deadline for reservations with the special conference rate.

Other, Inexpensive Options in Hyde Park

The earlier you reserve, the better!

Quaker House (rates per bed $35-$55)  

Quaker House is a good, inexpensive option for a self-organized group. The room in question has two full and two twin beds, a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The Quaker House is right in the heart of campus, a very good and convenient location, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave. To check availability please fill out the Reservation Form or call +1-773-288-3066.

McCormick Seminary ($60 single/$90 double)  

Another excellent inexpensive option is McCormick Seminary. To reserve, contact Monica N. Williams, Coordinator of Guest Housing, by e-mail at mwilliams@mccormick.edu or by phone at +1-773-947-6275.

Closed: Host-a-Hittite, for students only! (free)

As of July 19, 2017 this option no longer is available

We offer students the option to stay with a graduate student. Please email tlysen@uchicago.edu, and the student-organizers will match you with one of the students in our network. Options are very limited, so be quick!