Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North
350 West Mart Center Drive
Chicago, IL 60654

Room Rate: The conference has reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate* of $153/night + taxes and fees. 

Located atop the Chicago Sun-Times building, the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North presents stellar views of the Windy City from a unique 15th-floor atrium lobby, as well as newly redesigned guestrooms. Its downtown location in the hip River North area provides easy access to area shops, restaurants, attractions, and the Loop.

*These rates are for Freud Meets Buddha attendees only and are subject to change. Please note that rates do not include applicable taxes. 


Hotel Reservations - Book Within the Block

Reservation Deadline
The discounted rate is available on a first-come, first-served basis until Monday, February 4, 2019.

We want to ensure that your visit is a safe, convenient, and memorable one. Staying at our host hotel provides a hassle-free booking experience and puts you at the heart of the activity surrounding the conference.

We encourage attendees to book within our room block in order to:

  • Save Money - To make the best use of your registration dollars, we have negotiated special reduced rates exclusively available to Freud Meets Buddha attendees
  • Gain Additional Networking Opportunities - By staying at the conference hotel, you enhance your opportunities to meet with colleagues and share experiences and ideas. Plus, when you book within the block, you gain access to important announcements at check-in and any room drops arranged by exhibitors
  • Support Future Meetings - When you book within the block, you help to keep meeting costs as low as possible and enable us to provide some of the important meeting features attendees have come to enjoy. You are not only supporting this conference, you are reinforcing our reputation and locking in special rates for future meetings, enhancing the overall attendee experience

Beware of Scams

HMP is the Official Housing Provider for the Freud Meets Buddha conference. Solicitation of hotel reservations from any housing provider other than HMP is not approved by the Summit. Hotel reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to be for lower rates; however, they may be illegitimate. Please be aware of, and report, any unauthorized solicitation to HMP 800.237.7285, ext. 4218 or e-mail


Reservations must be canceled 72 hours prior to check-in. To change your reservation, please contact the hotel directly at 312-836-5000.


The hotel is located 16 miles from the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and 12 miles from the Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). There are various options for arriving to the hotel:

1. Taxi, Uber, or Lyft (approx. $40–$50 from O'Hare, $30–$40 from Midway)

2. Book a GO Airport Express ride - Save 10% by using this link

3. Use CTA Public Transportation


Conference attendees are eligible for discounted parking rates. Overnight rates for guests in the room block are $35 inclusive per day, per auto/van with in-and-out privileges. Non-overnight parking fees for event-only attendees is $20 per day from 7:00 AM–7:00 PM and does not include in-and-out privileges. Please note that the parking garage servicing the hotel cannot accommodate buses, passenger vans, or motor coaches.