Score a hotel deal fit for a rock star during Lollapalooza weekend in Chicago. The annual music festival, set for Aug. 2-4, is one of the Windy City's most popular events, rendering hotel rooms upwards of $300 per night and, in many cases, unattainable. Luckily, the official Lollapalooza website added a hotel booking engine, where Travelzoo Deal Experts found rooms as low as $126 (US$124) per night.
Here are some of the best Chicago hotel deals available during Lollapalooza weekend:
Days Inn Chicago ... $126 (US$124) per night
Known as the "Rock 'n' Roll Days Inn" for its proximity to music venues, this Lakeview hotel is throwing in complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi for Lolla fans.
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place ... $172 (US$169) per night
Situated just south of Grant Park, this is an ultra-convenient option for festival goers.
Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro ... $188 (US$185) per night
Check out the action on busy Madison Avenue from the guest room balconies at this West Loop hotel.
Hotel Indigo Chicago Downtown Gold Coast ... $191 (US$188) per night
Find respite from the crowds at this tucked-away hotel, which is steps to upscale hangouts in an neighborhood ripe for celeb spotting.
Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago ... $201 (US$198) per night
Luxuriate like a headliner in plush 4-star surroundings at a hotel right off of Michigan Avenue.
Note: Prices shown are an average of daily rates from Aug. 1-5. Due to high demand, these rates are subject to change.
Travelzoo Tip: Don't have tickets to the sold-out festival yet? Take advantage of Lollapalooza Travel Packages, which bundle concert tickets with weekend accommodations at several downtown hotels.