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  • JayGee
    Hotel Details

    Most of the hotels appear to be about 9 to 13 minutes away from the track, per Yahoo Maps.

    The AmericInn in Bolingbrook is a 13 minute drive, mostly freeway. At $79 their rates are comparable to what you'd spend most anywhere else...and by the time you factor in their complementary breakfast which is much better than average, an indoor pool and whirlpool, it's one of the better deals around. Mary Ann and I stayed at their Montgomery, IL property during the iHobby show and were very pleased.

    If you try to go cheaper, you can find a Super 8 for as low as $50 but I didn't bother seeing how far away from the track it was, nor how the neighborhood was either. If you try to go upscale, you can find Hyatts, etc. on priceline in the $80 to $90 range but will probably end up spending much more by the time you pay for breakfast.

    With well over than 15 rooms still available as of this writing, let's make the AmericInn the "Offical Hotel of The Chicago 24". That's where Mary Ann and I will be staying also.

    175 Remington Blvd
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440

    Here's the link to their website:

    AmericInn hotels offers various hotel amenities, including hot homestyle breakfast and free WiFi. Book direct and stay at one of our AmericInn hotels nationwide!

    Here are some other hotels in the area, courtesy of MG Brown's posting on OWH. While some of them are only about half the distance from the track, they save just 3 to 4 minutes in travel time.

    Extended Stay America
    3150 Finley Rd
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (630) 810-4124

    Comfort Inn
    3010 Finley Road
    Downers Grove, IL 60515-1118
    (630) 515-1500

    Holiday Inn Express
    3031 Finley Rd
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (630) 810-9500

    Red Roof Inn
    1113 Butterfield Rd
    Downers Grove, IL 60515-1057
    (630) 963-4205
    Last edited by JayGee; 01-30-2010, 09:44 AM. Reason: Put in hotel details

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  • Smokeio
    Steve, Does the AmericInn have a skid pad?

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  • S Sawtelle

    We didn't want to cut it too close with the hotel reservations (risk of rooms not being available) so we've already booked rooms at the AmericInn. Hopefully it's not too far from the event venue. Has a pool and rates are reasonable - about $70/night (AAA). George - you might qualify for AARP rates which might be lower??


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  • JayGee
    That's why I'd asked if anyone was bringing wives and/or girlfriends...the next question being, where were you staying. Mary Ann wanted to go swimming and do "girl stuff" with them.

    Roger's hosting a major race with out of town visitors next weekend. Let me see what hotels were the most popular and best value...with a pool.

    But you've got the right'll be much more fun if we stay at the same place.

    - Jeff

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  • SouthernSlotter
    started a topic Hotels



    Are you guys setting up a special rate at any of the nearby hotels?
    Close hotels would be great so we could sneak a quick nap or two during the race.
    It also would be nice if all the teams could locate at one place. We could talk trash over breakfast.