LOEX Annual Conference LOEX 2008 May 1-3 Oak Brook, Illinois
Librarian as Architect: Planning, Building & Renewing
LOEX 2008 hosted by the Illinois LOEX Committee, a collaborative project


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Hotel Accommodations

Additional hotel rooms: If you are not able to reserve a room at the Doubletree Hotel, we recommend that you contact the Renaissance Oak Brook Hotel at 1 (800) 468-3571 or (630) 573-2800 and ask for the LOEX rate. The Renaissance is within walking distance of the Doubletree.

LOEX 2008 will be held at the Doubletree Hotel Chicago-Oak Brook, Illinois (1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, Illinois).

We recommend that you wait to make reservations after your conference registration is confirmed.

Click here to make hotel reservations at the Doubletree

A block of rooms have been reserved at a rate is $139 US per night, single/double occupancy, plus applicable taxes. Ask for the LOEX rate if you call for reservations.

  • CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT
    • Guest accommodations will be available at 3:00 pm on arrival day and reserved until 12:00 noon on departure day. Any attendee wishing special consideration for late checkout should inquire at the front desk on the day of departure.
  • Features
    • Complimentary transportation within 5 miles
    • Free high-speed Internet access in guest rooms
    • Located adjacent to the Oakbrook Center mall
  • Conference room rate: $139/night + taxes (single or double room)

Air & Rail

Ground Transportation

  • Taxis - The Doubletree website provides taxi fare estimates, though please note these do not include tip and are minimum rates that may be slightly higher depending upon traffic. American Taxi offers a flat rate between Oak Brook and O'Hare/Midway airports. Passenger information for calling a cab from the airports is available online.
  • Shuttle service - Airport Express offers a $2 off coupon and a custom reservation page for LOEX attendees. Shuttles are reserved and coordinated by the attendees, not by the LOEX 2008 committee.
  • Public transportation - Public transportation is possible from the airports, but not convenient.
    • RTA (When using the trip planner, you can select Oakbrook Center as the landmark closest to the hotel. It's the large mall that's across the street from the hotel.)
    • Chicago CTA/Metra
  • Rental Cars - A car rental desk is available inside the Doubletree.

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