University of Chicago
This University of Chicago hotel is conveniently only five minutes from the campus and offers affordable rates for the university visitors. This university hotel also offers free parking that will save you $50.00 a day when staying here. Whether you are staying at the University of Chicago La Quinta Inn and Suites to intentionally visit the University of Chicago or just have some time to kill, campuses such as that in our backyard provide excellent places to visit while traveling.
People from all over the world visit the University of Chicago on a daily basis for special events, personal academic pursuits, or just to enjoy the neighborhood and green space surrounding this storied institution. Each year we play host to thousands of campus visitors – including family of students, visiting faculty, sports teams, conference attendees, and more. If you have some time to spare during your stay with us, consider giving the University of Chicago a visit.
The University of Chicago dates back to 1890 and has since made its mark not only on the city but on the world as a whole. Each year the University enrolls nearly 6,000 undergraduate students and over 16,000 graduates – many of whom have gone on to do remarkable things. As of fall 2018, ninety-eight Nobel laureates have ties to the University of Chicago as students, staff, faculty, or professors, meaning it has one of the highest concentrations of such esteemed individuals in the world. In addition, thirty-four faculty members and seventeen alumni have been recognized with the MacArthur “Genius Grant” and countless past and present members of the United States Congress and heads of state for countries all over the world are University of Chicago graduates. Further, the University of Chicago is consistently turning out successful business leaders. As such it regularly ranks in various institutions’ top ten best universities in the world, with its law and business schools always ranking particularly high.
If proximity isn’t enough – our hotel is a short five-minute drive to the campus in Hyde Park – there are countless other reasons to visit the University of Chicago during your stay with the University of Chicago La Quinta Inn and Suites. The architecture of some of the campus’ oldest buildings are a sight to behold, the parks and green spaces meant to be enjoyed, and the adjacent neighborhood restaurants, cafes, and shops worth a visit all their own. As such an esteemed institution, the University of Chicago is also frequently hosting guest speakers and special events open to the public. Be sure to check with our staff at the University of Chicago La Quinta Inn and Suites to see what may be happening during your stay. If you are planning a visit, hop on one of our regular and complimentary university shuttles from the hotel to campus or stroll down a couple blocks and grab a bus to the heart of the Windy City’s academic headquarters.