New Chicago Hyatt Open – Perfect For Southwest Flyers

Written by Charlie

When it comes to flying on Southwest, the deals are often and the points are valuable. Also valuable is the no fees on baggage. What can be difficult, at times, is getting to some of the destinations from your home airport without an overnight in the “hub” city for your longer flight. That is the case with a lot of the new Central America and Caribbean flights for some passengers.

New Hyatt In Chicago – The Hyatt Place Chicago/Midway Airport


The new Chicago Hyatt Place Midway hotel

So, it is always nice to have a convenient hotel in the area of the airport to crash in before/after your connecting flight. I always prefer Hyatt hotels because of the consistent value I can get from the points and the fact that those points can be transferred from Ultimate Rewards. Now, that is possible at Midway Airport in Chicago as the Hyatt Place Midway just opened up!

This new Hyatt is located only two blocks from Chicago’s Midway airport and has a 24 hour airport shuttle. Like other Hyatt Place hotels, this new hotel gives a complimentary breakfast, known as A.M. Kitchen Skillet.

Hyatt Place

The routes from Chicago’s Midway airport on Southwest (red is direct flights)

The Points For Stays

This Hyatt is a category 2 which requires 8,000 points for a free night or 4,000 points and $55 for a Points+Cash night.

Anyone have upcoming travel through Midway and need to spend the night? If you stay here, let us know how it was!

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.