Windycon Hotel Information
Welcome to Windycon 47 (2020) - Urban Fantastic
The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center is welcoming us back. They are looking forward to having us back again this year as we are
looking forward to being there. We have agreements in place with the hotel and we look forward to many more years here.
Come join us in this exquisite hotel that offers refreshing touches such as the Heavenly Bed, Heavenly Bath, 32" flat screen TV,
expanded work desk with ergonomic chair, High Speed Internet Access, video games, in-room coffee maker with Starbucks Coffee, and
Heavenly Bath Robe.
For the recreation and game players there are PokeStops and one PokeGym on site this year. For Ingress players this means there
are also three portals.
Our room rate this year is $113/night flat rate for 1-4 people. Reservations are available now. Please make all reservations
through the link below to assure the proper room rate.
Windycon Room Reservations
Room block closes October 19, 2020 at 5pm. After this convention rates are not guaranteed.
If there are any issues you have with reserving a room or with the hotel please contact us at
Updates about the hotel and all things Windycon can be found on our Facebook group.
Join if you haven’t yet.
Suites are $163/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.
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 Marriott Bonvoy Program.
Marriott Bonvoy is the new name for their combined loyalty programs including Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and
SPG. One of the many beniefits is 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.
What charges does the hotel place on my credit card when reserving?
The Westin Lombard 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 by 6 PM on the day before check in, you may be
charged for one night’s stay.
What does the Westin charge as a room deposit upon check in?
For each room you will need to provide a credit card, debit card, or cash 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 using a debit
card, there will be a hold placed on the card immediately upon check-in for the total room and tax, plus $50 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. If you will be using cash, you will need to provide the total cost of the room and tax for your stay on check in,
plus the $50 additional per day for incidentals. At check out the balance of the deposited cash will be reimbursed minus your
incidental expenses. 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,
Contact the Hotel Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 November 12th, 2020 through November 16th, 2020. If you wish to stay at the Westin before or after those dates, contact the Hotel Liaison at
Is smoking allowed?
There is no smoking allowed anywhere within the Westin. You can smoke outside fifteen or more feet away from any door.
Does the hotel have a shuttle?
Yes, it does. The hotel will take you and pick you up anywhere within 5 miles of the hotel. You can call the bell desk to
arrange this. Remember to tip your driver if you appreciate the service. More information is available on our
Public Transportation page.
Does the Westin allow pets?
The Westin does allow dogs of fewer than 30 pounds to stay in your room. You will be asked to fill out a release form and
contact form upon check in. No other animals of ANY sort are allowed except registered assistance animals
(see Convention Rules for more
details). If you break this policy, you may be asked to leave the hotel with no refund of your room. If you do not have a
room, you may be asked to just leave the hotel. The convention does not allow pets of any sort, except registered assistance
animals, in any convention space due to allergies and liability.
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 Liaison at
Is there Internet access? How much is it?
The Westin Lombard has wired and wireless internet available in the sleeping rooms as well as free wireless in the lobby.
There will be free internet access available in the ConSuite too.
Can I have packaged delivered to the hotel for myself or others?
Yes you can however there are rules and fees for this. If you would like details please contact
If there is a question we have not answered here, then please contact us at email@example.com.