Hotel and Travel

Holiday Inn Philadelphia–Historic District
(This property will become a Wyndham Hotel beginning March 1, 2013.)
400 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (267) 765-3383
Fax: (215) 829-1796

 
Hotel Reservations Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2013
Room Rate: $119 single/double per night
 
For reservations, please call Michelle McDevitt at (267) 765-3383 or Brandon Williams at (267) 765-3345 and state that you are with the Council of Independent Colleges’ 2013 Workshop for Department and Division Chairs. The reservation deadline is Sunday, March 31, 2013.
 
General Information
Situated in the heart of historic Old City Philadelphia, the Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Historic District’s location conveniently places guests within a bustling city of history and commercialism. Guests can meander down Market Street and come face-to-face with icons of our nation's past, such as the Liberty Bell and the Betsy Ross House, while being only minutes from Thomas Jefferson Hospital and the U.S. Mint.  The Holiday Inn is approximately 15 minutes from Philadelphia International airport (PHL). Please note that on March 1, 2013, this property will become a Wyndham hotel.
 
Driving Directions
From I-95 traveling North from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL):
Follow I-95 North to Exit 22 (exit is marked 676 West, Vine Street Expressway Independence Hall, and Callowhill Street). Follow the Callowhill Street Exit. Go two lights to 4th Street and turn left. The hotel is just past the second traffic light on the right side.
 
From the New Jersey Turnpike:
Take Exit 4 off of the turnpike. Follow Route 73 North to Route 38 West to Route 30 West. Once you are on Route 30 West, follow the signs to the Ben Franklin Bridge. When you are crossing the bridge, stay in your right lane. At the bottom of the bridge, take the first right turn (a sharp, 180 degrees turn). Go to the stop sign at the bottom of the ramp and turn right on 4th Street. The hotel’s driveway is just past the second light on the right side.
 
From the Pennsylvania Turnpike:
Take Exit 326-Valley Forge, King of Prussia. Follow 76 East to Exit 344, which will be marked Central Philadelphia, 676 East. This exit is on the left hand side. You will be on the Vine Street  Expressway. Follow this to the 8th Street exit and turn right. The next light will be Race Street. Turn left onto Race Street and continue four traffic lights, then turn right onto 4th Street. The hotel is just past the first traffic light on the right side.
 
From New York traveling I-95 South:
Take Exit 22 off of I-95 South (marked Route 676, Vine Street Expressway, Independence Hall, Callowhill Street, and Central Philadelphia exit). At the bottom of the ramp, stay to your left,  which will take you onto 2nd Street. Take 2nd Street for two traffic lights and turn right onto  Arch Street. Take Arch Street for two traffic lights and turn left onto 4th Street. The hotel is at the first driveway on your right side.
 
Airport Transportation
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is approximately eight miles from the Holiday Inn Philadelphia–Historic District Hotel. Taxi service from the airport is approximately $30 one way. 
 
Lady Liberty Transportation is a Philadelphia-based company that provides airport shuttle service to and from the Philadelphia International Airport. Shuttle service is $10 per person one way. Reservations can be made in advance, or tickets can be purchased at the baggage claim area. For more information, please contact (215) 724-8888.
 
Amtrak Train
Amtrak 30th Street Station Philadelphia is less than two miles from the hotel. Taxi service from the train station is approximately $15 one way.
 
Hotel Parking
Hotel parking is $25 per day with in and out privileges.


Cincinnati, OH
May 14–16, 2013
Millennium Hotel Cincinnati
150 West 5th Street
Cincinnati, Ohio  45202
Phone: (513) 352-2100
Fax: (513) 352 -2148


 
Hotel Reservations Deadline: Monday, April 29, 2013
Room Rate: $109 single/double per night

For reservations, please call the hotel directly at (800) 876-2100 and state that you are with the Council of Independent Colleges 2013 Workshop for Department and Division Chairs. Reservations also may be made online at https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=11540&Chain=5303&Dest=USA&locale=enUS&group=1305SHERMA. The reservation cut-off date is Monday, April 29, 2013.
 
General Information
Located in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, the Millennium Hotel is within walking distance of many shops, museums, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Duke Energy Convention Center, connected to the Millennium Hotel Cincinnati, is accessible via an enclosed skywalk. Just a short drive away are attractions such as the Cincinnati Zoo, Botanical Gardens, and The Beach Waterpark. The Millennium Hotel is approximately 20 minutes from Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG).
 
Driving Directions
From Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG):
Take I-275 East to I-75 North. Crossing the bridge from Kentucky to Ohio, continue on I-75 North to the 5th Street exit. Go straight off the exit. The hotel entrance is two blocks on the left.
 
From I-75 Northbound — From Michigan, Toledo, Dayton:
Take I-75 South to the 5th Street exit. Go straight off the exit. The hotel entrance is two blocks on the left.
 
From I-71 Northeastbound — From Cleveland, Columbus, Akron, Pittsburgh:
Take I-71 South to the 3rd Street exit. Follow 3rd Street to Elm Street and turn right. Go two blocks and turn right on 5th Street. The hotel entrance is on the left.
 
From I-75/I-71 Southbound — From Lexington, Louisville, Nashville:
Take I-75/I-71 North. Crossing the bridge from Kentucky to Ohio, follow I-75 North to the 5th Street exit. Go straight off the exit. The hotel entrance is two blocks on the left.
 
From I-74 Westbound — From Indianapolis:
Take I-74 East to I-75 South to the 5th Street exit. Go straight off the exit. The hotel entrance is two blocks on the left.
 
From Route 52 Eastbound — From Huntington, Charleston, Portsmouth:
Take Route 52 West to I-71 South. Take the 3rd Street exit, follow to Elm Street and turn right. Go two blocks and turn right onto 5th Street. The hotel entrance is on the left.
 
From I-471:
Take the 6th Street exit. Go straight off the exit and follow 6th Street to Central Avenue and turn left. Follow Central Avenue to 5th Street and turn left. The hotel is on the left hand corner of 5th Street and Elm Street.
 
Airport Transportation
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) is approximately 20 minutes from The Millennium Hotel Cincinnati. Taxi service from the airport is approximately $30 each way.
 
Shuttle service is provided by Executive Transportation to the hotel and airport. The cost is $22 one way and $32 for round trip service. Reservations can be made by calling (513) 352-2135 or (800) 990-8841. Walk-up service is available at the shuttle desk in the baggage claim area.
 
Hotel Parking
Onsite daily valet parking is available for $18 per night.


Saint Paul, MN
May 21–23, 2013
Crowne Plaza St. Paul–Riverfront Hotel
11 East Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: (651) 292-1900
Fax: (651) 605-0189



Hotel Reservations Deadline: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Room Rate: $119 single/double per night
 
For reservations, please call the hotel directly at (800) 227-6963 and state that you are with the Council of Independent Colleges 2013 Workshop for Department and Division Chairs.  Reservations may also be made online at: www.crowneplaza.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=cp&localeCode=en&regionCode=&hotelCode=MSPSP&_PMID=99801505&GPC=Z7T. The group code is Z7T. The reservation cut-off date is Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
 
General Information
Situated atop the bluffs of the Mississippi River in downtown Saint Paul, the Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Paul–Riverfront offers comfortable accommodations and easy access to the Twin Cities. The Crowne Plaza is approximately 20 minutes from Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport (MSP).
 
Driving Directions
From Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport- MSP (7.5 miles):
Take I-494 East to Highway 5 (7th Street). Follow Highway 5 to downtown St. Paul. Turn right onto Kellogg Boulevard. At the third stoplight, turn left onto Wabasha Street. The Crowne Plaza hotel will be on the right.
 
From Amtrak Train Station (6 miles):
Take I-94 east to Kellogg Boulevard. Turn right onto Kellogg Boulevard. Turn left onto Wabasha Street. Turn into Crowne Plaza hotel on the right.

Airport Transportation
The Minneapolis/St. Paul airport shuttle is $24 each way. Reservations are required. To book a reservation, call the hotel at (651) 292-1900.

Hotel Parking
Self -parking is available, on a first-come, first-served basis, for a fee of $10 per day for all overnight guests. This fee includes in and out access per 24-hour period and is subject to change.



Albuquerque, NM
June 4–6, 2013
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel
2600 Louisiana Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: (505) 881-0000
Fax: (505) 881- 6933


Hotel Reservations Deadline: Monday, May 13, 2013
Room Rate: $109 single/double per night
 
For reservations, please call the hotel directly at (800) 325-3535 and state that you are with the Council of Independent Colleges 2013 Workshop for Department and Division Chairs. Reservations may also be made online at: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/COUNCIL The reservation cut-off date is Monday, May 13, 2013.
 
General Information
The Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel is steps from the Uptown Shopping and Dining District, with access to hundreds of boutique shops, restaurants, and Old Town Albuquerque, where old and new intersect. The Sheraton is approximately 20 minutes from Albuquerque International Airport (ABQ).
Driving Directions
From East:
Take I-40 West to Louisiana Boulevard. Take the Louisiana Boulevard exit and turn right (north). The hotel is located at the northeast corner of Louisiana and Menaul streets.
 
From West:
Take I-40 East to the Louisiana Boulevard exit. Turn left (north) and the hotel is located at the northeast corner of Louisiana and Menaul streets.
 
From South:
Take I-25 North to I-40 East. Take the Louisiana Boulevard exit and turn left (north). The hotel is located at the northeast corner of Louisiana and Menaul streets.
 
From North:
Take Interstate 25 South to Interstate 40 East. Continue east on I-40 and take the Louisiana Boulevard exit. Turn left (north) and the hotel is located on the northeast corner of Louisiana and Menaul streets.
 
Airport Transportation
Albuquerque International Airport (ABQ) is approximately six miles from the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel. Taxi service from the airport is approximately $20 one way. 
 
Sunport Shuttle is $15 per person one way and $28 round trip. Reservations can be made in advance, or tickets can be purchased at the baggage claim area. For more information, please contact Sunport Shuttle at (866) 505-4966 or visit www.sunportshuttle.com/contact.htm.
 
Hotel Parking
The hotel offers free self-parking as well as a complimentary shuttle service within a two-mile radius of the hotel. Service is based on availability.