Windycon Hotel Information
Welcome to Windycon 50
This year we are at our new home, the DoubleTree in Oakbrook. 1909 Spring Road Oak Brook, Illinois 60523. Our hotel is across the street from Oakbrook Center Mall, the second-largest shopping center in the region.
Our room rate this year is $119/night flat rate for 1 to 4 people. Reservations are available now. Please make all reservations through the link below to assure the proper room rate.
Suites are $169/night. To reserve a suite for personal use or if you have special requests for a personal room please see the information on the Special Requests page.
If there are any issues you have with reserving a room or with the hotel please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Hotel Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get free internet in my room and start earning points for free nights?
Sign up for the free Hilton Honors Program. One of the many benefits is the free basic internet.
What is the minimum age to reserve a room at the hotel?
The minimum age to reserve a room is 21 years old.
Does the front desk accept cash?
The front desk is cashless and can not accept cash for your room stay or for the marketplace. Please plan accordingly and make sure you have a credit or debit card to present to the front desk when checking in. The restaurant and bar do, however, accept cash.
What charges does the hotel place on my credit card when reserving?
The DoubleTree Oakbrook does not place charges on your credit card when reserving a room and no charges will be made to your credit card before you check in. However, if you fail to cancel your room 48 hours prior to your check in date, you may be charged for one night’s stay.
What does the DoubleTree Oakbrook charge as a room deposit upon check in?
For each room you will need to provide a credit card or debit card to hold for room charges and incidentals. If you are using a credit card, the card will be charged the amount on the room folio upon check out. If you are using a debit card, there will be a hold placed on the card immediately upon check-in for the total room and tax, plus $30 per day for incidentals. At check out the held funds that were not used will be released and depending on your bank this could take up to 10 days. Remember, the person whose name is on the room is responsible for all damages or missing items.
I just tried to reserve my room and am being told that the room type I want is not available for the nights I want, now what?
Contact the Hotel Liasion at email@example.com and the room block will be expanded if the hotel is not sold out.
For what days is the room block available?
The room block is available from Wednesday before the convention through the Monday after. If you wish to stay at the DoubleTree Oakbrook before or after those dates, contact the Hotel Liasion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is smoking allowed?
There is no smoking allowed anywhere within the DoubleTree Oakbrook. You can smoke outside fifteen or more feet away from any door.
Does the hotel have a shuttle?
As of today, the hotel is not offering complimentary shuttle service to individual guests.
Does the DoubleTree Oakbrook allow pets?
The hotel only allows service animals.
Where may we post signs?
You may post signs on the triangular grids that you will find around the hotel and outside the elevator lobby on each floor the convention is using. If you are throwing a party, you may post things around your doorway and in your room using blue tape. No other adhesive is acceptable. If you would like to put things in the hallway, please contact the Party Liasion at email@example.com.
Is there Internet access? How much is it?
The DoubleTree Oakbrook has wired and wireless internet available for free in all the hotel rooms. All you need to do is sign up for the free Hilton Honors Program. They also have free wireless in the hotel lobby..
If there is a question we have not answered here, then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.