DIY Musician Conference hotel optionsA list of Chicago hotel options within walking distance of the DIY Musician Conference

CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference will be happening September 30th through October 2nd at Chicago’s historic Congress Plaza Hotel.

To be close to all the action, book a room at the Congress Plaza Hotel for just $159 a night. (This price is guaranteed only through September 15th, so reserve your room soon!)

Other hotel and hostel options near Grant Park

But not all attendees will necessarily want to stay where the event is being held. If you’re looking to spend a little more, or a little less, on your accommodations, here’s a list of options that are nearby the Congress Plaza Hotel (520 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605) in the Grant Park area:

[Note: I’ve listed estimated prices based on current internet quotes, but prices fluctuate with availability, so don’t hold me to these figures.]

1. Travelodge Hotel Downtown Chicago (from $139) — 65 East Harrison, Chicago, IL 60605

2. Hostelling International: Chicago, The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel (from $36) — 24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60605

3. Hilton Chicago (from $199) —  720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

4. The Blackstone, A Renaissance Hotel4.0 Star Hotel (from $234) — 636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

5. Chicago’s Essex Inn (from $224) — 800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

There are plenty of other hotels in the area too. It’s a big city, after all.

So check out Expedia, Orbitz, or whatever other travel service you prefer, and let fellow   artists know in the comments below if you find any screaming deals.