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Whether you’re visiting us from half a world away or the next town over, experience Chicago-style hospitality with our fabulous partners. Let us make your Festival experience an unforgettable one!


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For more than 35 years, American Airlines has been the official airline and proud supporter of the Chicago International Film Festival, trusted to flying the Festival’s VIPs from all our the world.

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Ambassador Hotel lobby

Ambassaor Chicago
1301 N. State Pkwy | 312-787-3700

With a rich history rooted in Chicago’s Jazz Age, Ambassador Chicago is the city’s original boutique hotel dating back to 1926. Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, the iconic property has hosted the who’s who of the 20th and 21st centuries having served as a local beacon to countless celebrities.

Conrad Hotel room

Conrad Chicago
101 E. Erie St | 312-667-6700

Conrad Chicago is connected to everything the city has to offer. Every contemporary room is designed to make your stay exceptional, plus three inventive dining experiences are on offer: Noyane, a rooftop venue servicing contemporary Japanese cuisine, Italian bistro Il Tavolino and bourbon-centric restaurant Baptiste and Bottle.

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Whitehall Hotel room

The Whitehall Hotel
105 E.Delaware Pl | 312-944-6300

The Whitehall Hotel, a luxury boutique property with impeccable service, is situation in the heart of the Gold Coast and Magnificent Mile. Sleep in Travel + Leisure’s 2nd most comfortable hotel bed. Elevate your dining experience at two signature restaurants featuring authentic Asian cuisine and modern Italian.

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