Chicago Hotel Offers Incredible Rate to Honor Chicago Cubs Championship
If you're one of many who are planning to attend the Chicago Cubs home opener at Wrigley Field on April 10th, a downtown Chicago hotel is offering you the chance to save big on a room.
In honor of the team's historic win over the Cleveland Indians in the 2016 World Series, the AC Hotel Chicago Downtown by Marriott, located near the city’s Magnificent Mile, is offering its guests a rate of $20.16 per night during the team’s first 2017 home game.
It's been probably eight or nine years since I've stayed in a downtown Chicago hotel, but as I remember it, the price at that time was substantially more than $20.16. I think it cost more than that to park overnight in the hotel's garage. The special rate will be available on the nights of April 10 and 11 to coincide with team’s April 10 opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to a hotel press release.
From Fox News:
“Cubs fans and the city are still whirling in excitement over last year’s World Series win and we want to continue that momentum by offering special home-opener rates,” said Chris Zarek, the hotel’s general manager. But of course there are rules. The hotel stipulates that guests will only be able to book the discounted rooms on Feb. 25 and 26, which happen to be the first few days of the Cubs’ spring training in Mesa, Ariz.
If you're of a mind to compare this offer to their regular rates,
The hotel’s website lists its current room rates on April 10 between $179 and $219 a night. The Chicago Tribune also notes that the hotel’s special rates won’t be available online, either, but only by phone. And there's a limited availability — only 20 rooms on both nights— so it’s pretty likely that more than a few fans will get shut out.
If you're interested in taking a shot at getting a room at $20.16, you'll have to call the hotel at 312-981-6604 to book the special rate.