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Hotel Lobby

All official convention activities will take place in the

Marriott Louisville Downtown
280 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Hotel Reservations

Important Hotel Reservation Update

February 23, 2017 – There is limited availability of rooms at the Louisville Marriott Downtown hotel (currently only Saturday night is available).

Sigma Tau Delta has blocked a limited number of rooms at the Hampton Inn Louisville. The Hampton Inn is located at 101 E. Jefferson St. and is just 2 blocks from the Louisville Marriott Downtown hotel. The room rate at the Hampton Inn for Sigma Tau Delta Members for Wednesday night, March 29 through April 1 is comparable to the Marriott. All rates include breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi. The Hampton Inn Louisville offers a complimentary airport shuttle; and on-site parking is available for $6.00 per day.

There are a limited number of rooms blocked, so make your reservations as soon as possible by calling the Hampton Inn directly at 502-585-2200 or toll free at 800-HAMPTON. You must mention the group name Sigma Tau Delta 2017 International Conference to receive the special rate. To book online go to www.louisvilledowntown.hamptoninn.com, enter the arrival and departure dates, click “Add Special Rate Codes,” and enter SIG for the Group code.  The room types and rate will appear.

Reservations will be accepted February 25 through March 17, or until the block has filled.

Marriott Group Reservation Link.

Sigma Tau Delta’s special pre-tax group rates are $129 for a king standard room (one king-sized bed; maximum occupancy of 2) and $139 for a double/double room (two double beds; maximum occupancy of 4). These special rates will be available until March 7, 2017, or until the room block is full, whichever occurs first.

Save Money! Share a Room

Sharing a room is a great way to save money and make lasting friendships.

Share a room at the convention hotel for as little as

*Shared rates are based on Sigma Tau Delta’s special guest room rates and include 16.07% state and local taxes, subject to change.

For assistance finding roommates, email the Central Office at englishconvention@niu.edu.
Please include:

We must receive your request by February 27, 2017. Sigma Tau Delta is not responsible for roommate compatibility. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations and expenses. We strongly recommend that roommates work out expense details in advance.

Transportation from the Airport

If you are flying into Louisville, the Marriott Louisville Downtown Hotel is located 8 miles from Louisville International Airport. Follow the airport signs to ground transportation.

Bus

The Transit Authority of River City (TARC) provides bus service to and from the airport and downtown area. TARC pick-up is located on the island on the east end of the terminal, and busses run 7 days/week, 6:00 am. to 10:00 p.m., every 45 to 60 minutes. You will need to take bus #2 to go downtown, and the cost is $1.75 each way. Cash, exact change only. (502) 585-1234

Taxis, Lyft, and Uber

The taxi-cab stand is located on the traffic island outside of the terminal. There should be plenty of cabs waiting at the airport; however, should you need to call a cab, the cab companies are: Yellow Cab at (502) 636-5511 and Ready Cab at (502) 451-4114. One-way cab fare to the Louisville Marriott Downtown Hotel is $20-25 for up to four passengers. Additionally, Lyft and Uber are ridesharing services that may be used. One-way fares from the airport to the hotel for these ridesharing services range from $12-20.

Group Transportation Service

Additionally, there are several options for transportation from the airport to the hotel for larger groups which need to be reserved in advance.

Louisville Airport Car, Van, Limousine, and Shuttle Bus Services

We recommend contacting one of these companies in advance as soon as possible for rates and to reserve transportation for your group.

Driving Directions

If you are driving to Louisville, you can get driving directions from Google Maps. The hotel address is 280 W. Jefferson, Louisville, KY. The Louisville Marriott Downtown telephone number is (502) 627-5045.

 

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