Grabbys 2014

2015 room rates to remain the same as 2014!


The rates below are for up to 2 guests in a room unless otherwise noted and do not include tax. No rollaway beds permitted.

Guests can check out a Fender Guitar during their stay. Click here for more information.

Deluxe King $109

Deluxe King


These rooms are clad in cool, relaxing tones with tigerwood contrasts.  Deluxe King rooms are located on lower floors. Rooms have partial or no view. Single or Double occupancy.

(Approximately 350 square feet)
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Select King $129

Select King


Michigan Ave vistas will bid you a goodnight in the Select King. Perched above vibrant Michigan Avenue, these rooms capture the spirit of downtown living. Located on upper floors with view. Single or Double Occupancy.

(Approximately 350 square feet)
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Select 2 Queens $129

Select 2 Queens


Same as the Select King but with two Queen beds. High floor. The above rate is for up to 4 guests. 4 people max.

(Approximately 350 square feet)
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Platinum King $159

Platinum King

Find yourself in a corner room with the Platinum King. These accommodations have views on two sides of the room. Single or Double occupancy.


(Approximately 500 square feet)
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Platinum 2 Queen $159

Platinum 2 Queens

Same as the Platinum King but with two Queen beds. High floor. The above rate is for up to 4 guests. 4 people max.


(Approximately 500 square feet)
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Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Hard Rock Hotel Chicago


A limited number of luxury suites are available at reduced rates; contact Grand Luxe Travel ( for more information.

Angels & Kings Livingroom $1200

Angels & Kings Master Bedroom $1200

Angels & Kings
2 Bedroom Suite



Live it up in a larger-than-life space fit for a king with the crown jewel of the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago. The Angels & Kings Suite is truly one of the most unforgettable suites in downtown Chicago, from its authentic rock star touches to its luxuriously large living spaces.

The Angels & Kings Suite is located at the very top of the tower section. This two bedroom, two and a half bath penthouse suite is no doubt designed for entertainment with a custom bar and dining table with seating for six. The Angels & Kings Suite features an upgraded home theater center boasting a 55-inch plasma television and a rocker-approved custom Specimen Products audio system complete with Little Horn Speakers, hi-fi tube amp and Satellite/Sub-Woofer. The fashionable sitting area consists of regal custom furniture, an oversized coffee table and artwork from Pete Wentz's personal collection, not to mention stunning views of downtown Chicago. 

The first bedroom features a plush king sized feather top bed, writing desk, a sitting area and a 42-inch plasma television. The second bedroom is split level with a king sized bed, 42-inch plasma television and bath on the upper level, and a living area with a custom pull out couch on the lower level.

(Approximately 1,300 square feet

Tower Suite $309

Tower Suite


The Tower Suites are big. With windows facing north, east, and south, Chicago unfolds before your eyes. The bathrooms contain separate showers and tubs, a 40 inch plasma television, and the sleeping and living areas occupy separate ends of the suite. Single or Double occupancy.

(Approximately 750 square feet)
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Studio Suite $209

Studio Suite


Located on the exclusive and semi-private access floors of the hotel’s tower, the Studio Suites offer a separate living area complete with sectional sofa and a 40 inch plasma television. Single or Double occupancy.

(Approximately 450 square feet)
Floor plan

Angels and Kings

Angels and Kings




Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

230 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312.345.1000

Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

Host Hotel

The Grabbys Committee has selected GRAND LUXE TRAVEL as the official travel agency for the host hotel of the "Grabbys Erotic Video Awards" in Chicago, Memorial Day Weekend, May 21-26, 2015. The host hotel again is the ultra hip, trendy HARD ROCK HOTEL CHICAGO.

The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago is truly centrally located just off Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue in Chicago. The Congress Plaza Hotel, International Mr. Leather (IML) host hotel, is 6 short blocks away. The Hard Rock Hotel is a quick taxi or train ride to BOYSTOWN, home to many of the Grabby Sponsored events. And once again limo service to the Awards will be offered.

Grand Luxe Travel has negotiated a GREAT RATE starting at just $119 a night plus tax for a Deluxe King room, double occupancy. The Select 2 Queen rate (2 beds) starts at $139 a night plus tax double occupancy. All guest rooms include free wireless Internet and a free drink coupon for use at the Hard Rock Hotel’s Angels & Kings Bar for guests 21 years and older (1 coupon per registered guest).


Come to Chicago two or three days early and attend ALL THE GRABBY EVENTS! Grabby sponsored parties start on May 21 and continue until May 24. By special arrangement with The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, the LOW RATE of $119 is valid May 20, 2015 through May 28, 2015. Rooms are limited and based upon availability. There is no minimum night requirement except for the suites (2 night minimum.) If you need a room prior to May 20 or after May 28, please contact David Arias at, we have access to a few rooms up to 3 days before and after our group block, again based upon availability.

Airport Transportation

Car or limo service is available from either ORD or MDW. Contact David Arias at for rates and reservations.

From ORD (O'Hare) by Mass Transit

Getting to the Blue Line from Terminals 1, 2 or 3: The O’Hare station is situated in the lower level concourse, which connects Airline Terminals 1, 2 and 3, and is conveniently accessed from Terminal 5 by free, frequent airport shuttle trains. Follow signs in the airport to "CTA Trains" or "Trains to City." These will lead you to the train station. You can walk from the baggage claim to the train in under ten minutes from any of these three terminals. Terminal 5 arrivals must take the Airport Transit System to Terminal 2 then follow the signs.

Take the Subway - Blue Line - Direction: "Forest Park". Get off at Clark/Lake Station and walk east on Lake Street 3 blocks to N Wabash Avenue, turn left. Walk 1 block to Wacker Place, turn right. Walk one block to the entrance of The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago on the right hand side. Total travel time approximately 48 minutes.

From MDW (Midway) by Mass Transit

Getting to the Orange Line from the Midway Airport Terminal Building: The Midway station is situated just east of the airport terminal building and is connected to the airport via an enclosed walkway. Follow the signs to “CTA Trains” or “Trains to City” from the airport. An orange line painted on the ground will guide you there.

Take the Subway- Orange Line - Direction: "Loop". Get off at State/Lake Station and walk east on Lake Street 1 block to N Wabash Avenue, turn left. Walk 1 block to Wacker Place, turn right. Walk one block to the entrance of The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago on the right hand side. Total travel time approximately 47 minutes.


Grabby Weekend Events

Most Grabbyevents will take place in Boystown, a short subway ride on the Red Line.

Getting to the Red Line from the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago: The Lake Station is located 3 short blocks from the Hard Rock Hotel. Exit the Motor Entrance of the hotel (adjacent to the front desk) turn left and walk 2 blocks west to North State Street. Turn left again and walk 1 block south on State. Cross Lake Street and the entrance to the Lake Station Red Line is just past the southeast corner on State. The elevated or EL will not get you to Boystown.

Take the Subway- Red Line - Direction: "Howard". Get off at Belmont Station and walk east to Halstead Street. To return to the Hard Rock Hotel from Belmont Station take the Red Line Direction: "95/Dan Ryan". The Red Line runs 24 hours a day with night owl service.


Thursday, May 21

Official Kickoff Party

3458 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657

9PM until 2AM
$5 Cover.

Friday, May 22

Lucky Horseshoe Lounge

3169 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60613




Saturday, May 23

The 2015 Grabbys

Tickets available
Wednesday April 1, 2015

3730 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60613

Red carpet / doors open


Official Afterparty

Tickets available
May 1, 2015

3726 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60613

10PM until close

Sunday, May 24

Post Grabbys
Recovery Brunch

Tickets will go on sale in May

North End
3733 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60613

Doors open 11AM. 
$10 Prepaid
$15 at the door.


GRAND LUXE TRAVEL has once again arranged for limousine transportation one-way to the Park West on the evening of the Grabbys. Contact for reservations

Limo to the Show


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