World Music Program Accommodations - NIU - College of Visual and Performing Arts

2015 Teaching World Music Symposium: From the Exotic to the Global (4/9-4/11)

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Accommodations

Lodging (must be arranged directly by participant)

As of March 10 2015, all rooms in the Holmes Student Center Hotel have been sold out. Below is a list of hotels that are within walking distance to Music Building and on various NIU Huskie Bus Routes.

Baymont Inn & Suites

1314 W Lincoln Hwy

DeKalb, IL 60115 | map | directions

815-748-7100 | fax: 815-756-5047

Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb

1212 W Lincoln Hwy

DeKalb, IL 60115 | map | directions

815-758-8661 | fax: 815-758-0001

Hampton Inn - DeKalb

663 S. Annie Glidden Road

DeKalb, IL 60115 | map | directions

815-748-4323 | fax: 815-748-4326 

Transportation (must be arranged directly by participant)

Direct public transportation is not available between Chicago and DeKalb or the Chicago Airports and Northern Illinois University. Transportation from the Chicago Airports (O'Hare and Midway) is available through limousine service:

Blue Sky Limousine Service
By advance appointment only.
Toll free number - 1-866-998-9800 or 1-815-787-9800
Single passenger - $100.00 one way (additional $10.00 for each additional person)

DeKalb O'Hare Limousine Service
By advance appointment only.
Toll free number - 1-877-367- 5525 or (815) 758-0631
Single passenger - $100.00 one way (additional $10.00 for each additional person)

After arrival at O'Hare, claim your luggage and call the toll free number provided above so that the pre-arranged car and driver can come from the limousine waiting area to get you within approximately 10 minutes. Banks of telephones are available in the baggage claim area. The limousine service monitors all flights so there is no need to contact them in case your flight is delayed - even for international flights. Allow 1 hour and fifteen minutes for the trip. Suggestion: Keep this sheet of information with your airplane ticket.

Rental Car

For U.S. citizens or participants with a valid U.S. Driver License  interested in renting a car to take them from Chicago O'Hare to DeKalb IL, please see the following car rental services:

Alamo: 1-800-327-9633
Avis: 1-800-331-1212
Budget: 1-800-527-0700
Dollar: 1-800-800-4000
Hertz: 1-800-654-3131

For information on the DeKalb area, please visit the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce.