If you’re planning a reception at a hotel, make things easy on your guests and book accommodations in the same venue. If you’re having an outdoor wedding or your reception is at a venue that doesn’t offer accommodations, do extensive research before choosing the hotel to host your guests. Experts recommending talking with your reception venue to see what their couples typically do, and this is yet another aspect of wedding planning where hiring a wedding planner or wedding consultant proves to be incredibly useful. Make sure the hotel room block includes enough accommodations for any guests who might want to stay, and consider hosting a morning after your wedding brunch in the hotel the very next day. Chicago’s hotels are some of the best in the world, so finding the perfect place to house your guests should be a fun and enjoyable experience.