Venue & Travel


Venue Info


Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
505 North State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Telephone: +1-312-985-0730

This year’s conference will take place at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Keep scrolling for information on our conference room blocks and how to get here!

Hotel Info


Please note, rooms will most likely sell out in advance of the room block close dates listed below. We encourage you to book early to secure a room at the conference rate.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
505 North State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Telephone: +1-312-985-0730

We have negotiated a discounted group rate of $209/night + applicable taxes. Be sure to book prior to June 24, 2019 – the conference rate is not guaranteed after this date.

Important: The Linux Foundation will never reach out to attendees by phone to make hotel reservations for our conferences. Please be advised that the most secure way to book in our discounted room block is by using the direct booking like provided above, or by calling the hotel directly. If you do receive a phone call from someone claiming to be with The Linux Foundation or the hotel and they attempt to sell you a hotel room, please email us at

If you have any questions related to the room block or conference hotel, please email the events team at



Airport Information

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW): 11 miles / 30 minutes from Venue

O’Hare International Airport (ORD): 14 miles / 30 minutes from Venue


Parking is available at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago for $62/night or the following hourly rates:

1-3 Hours: $26
4 – 6 Hours: $36
6 – 12 Hours: $44

Public Transportation

Chicago Midway International Airport: Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago is about 45 minutes by subway from Chicago Midway International Airport. Take the Orange Line, Direction Loop, to the Roosevelt Station. Transfer to the Red Line, Direction Howard, and exit the Grand-Red Station. Walk less than one block south on North State Street to our Chicago boutique hotel. Cost: $3.00.

O’Hare International Airport: Hotel Palomar Chicago is a little over an hour from O’Hare International Airport by subway. Take the subway Blue Line, Direction Forest Park. Exit the Blue Line at Jackson. Transfer over to the Red Line and go north to Grand. Exit to street level and walk south on State Street about 200 ft. The hotel is across the street from the Rock Bottom Brewery on the east side. Cost $5.00