TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS

This year’s conference will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, located at 210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Book your room at at the special conference rate:

https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/SLSAAnnualConference

SLSA has negotiated with the Westin Peachtree Plaza for a conference rate of $169 for single or double rooms; $189 for triples, and $209 for quad rooms. The deadline for reserving a room at the conference rate is October 13, 2016, at 5pm Eastern Standard Time. The hotel may not accept additional reservations after that date.

View a map with locations of other hotels in the vicinity of the Westin Peachtree Plaza:

http://www.priceline.com/hotels-near-the-westin-peachtree-plaza-atlanta-georgia-GA-770079-an.hotel-reviews-hotel-guides

Atlanta Restaurants near the Westin Peachtree Plaza:

http://litsciarts.org/slsa16/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Downtown-Atlanta-Restaurant-List-Westin-Peachtree-Plaza.pdf

Parking is limited at the Westin:

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/features/attraction_detail.html?propertyID=1023&attractionId=1000046522&language=en_US

There are other parking garages, but parking is expensive and limited:

http://www.atlantadowntown.com/guide/getting-around/parking

Consider using public transportation to get to and from the hotel:

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/area/transportation.html?propertyID=1023

Transportation

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Original photo by Omoo is licensed under CC BY 3.0 / Cropped from original

The Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International airport (ATL) is one of the busiest airports in the world, with direct flights from a variety of locations. It is a hub for Delta Airlines and Southwest.

AMTRAK also has several options to and from Atlanta if you choose to travel by rail.

The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel is at 210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta GA 30303. You have several options for getting to the hotel from the airport:

Subway

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) train system has connections between the airport and Downtown, Midtown, Buckhead and the Perimeter for easy Atlanta travel. The closest MARTA station to the hotel is the Peachtree Center station, located one block north of the hotel. The fare is $2.50 each way (not including the fee for the Breeze Card, if you don’t have one), and passengers must purchase the Breeze Card from station vending machines to ride. Multi-trip passes, as well as seven- to 30-day passes are also available.

Taxi

The fare to and from the airport from the hotel is a Downtown flat rate of $30, plus $2 for each additional passenger.

Rental

All major car rental companies have offices at the Atlanta airport.