Windy City properties put together special deals

CHICAGO -- Several city hotels are offering special deals for guests.
  • The Hotel Inter-Continental is marketing a weekend package in conjunction with this city's annual jazz festival, scheduled for Sept. 3 to 5.
  • The Hotel Inter-Continental's Cow package includes a disposable camera to chronicle the city's The hotel's Jazz Fest Weekend rate of $165 per night, double, includes parking; a picnic basket with fruit, cheese and wine to take to the festival, and a jazz CD featuring Judy Roberts. Hotel tax is extra. The package is available Sept. 2 to 5.

    The Inter-Continental also is offering a Cow package that takes in the city's "Cows on Parade" exhibit and a Cultural package that includes admission to several of the Windy City's museums.

    The Cow package costs $189 a night through Oct. 31 and includes a disposable camera to snap pictures of the fiberglass cows scattered throughout the city as part of the Cows on Parade exhibit. The Cultural package costs $289 a night.

    Hotel Inter-Continental Chicago
    Phone: (800) 327-0200 or (312) 944-4100

  • The Regal Knickerbocker Hotel offers a package for blues lovers. The Best of the Blues package includes admission for two to a local blues club, breakfast and two Blues Sapphire Martinis in the hotel's bar.
  • The package costs $189 per night, double.

    Regal Knickerbocker Hotel
    Phone: (800) 222-8888

  • The Rosemont Suites offers a Park, Stay and Fly package that includes free parking at the hotel for a week. Guests can spend the night in a two-room suite and leave their cars parked in an adjacent covered garage for up to seven nights.
  • The package also includes breakfast, a copy of a USA Today newspaper, a cocktail reception and transportation to and from the airport. The O'Hare Airport shuttle offered by the hotel runs every 20 minutes from 4 a.m. to midnight.

    The package costs $189 per night, Sundays to Thursdays and $149 for a Friday or Saturday stay.

    The Rosemont Suites
    Phone: (888) ROSEMONT

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