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Headquarter Hotel: Louisville Marriott Downtown

Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 West Jefferson
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: (502) 627-5045
Fax: 801-532-4127

Room Rate: $119.00 single/double; $129 triple and $139 quad
Reservations: Toll-free: 1-800-533-0127; Phone: 1-502-627-5045
Direct Link: Society for Fresh Water Science 2012 Hotel Reservations
Reservation Cutoff: 30 April 2012

The Louisville Marriott Downtown is a luxury hotel located in the heart of the city. In addition to our great location, our downtown four diamond Louisville hotel features a lengthy list of gracious amenities and services such as high-speed wireless Internet access, concierge services, a business center, onsite dining and more. Guests enjoy easy access to 4th Street Live, Slugger Field and Waterfront Park. The Hotel features two restaurants; BLU’s fine dining catered by elegant Italian cuisine or the more laid-back vibe of Champion’s Sports Bar & Grill.

Low Cost Student Housing Option: University of Louisville Dorms - CLOSED

Arrangements have been made with the University of Louisville to provide sleeping rooms for students with private bath rooms at a cost of $45 per night. The dorm facility is located approximately two (2) miles from the Marriott Downtown meeting site. City buses have a route which has a stop located close to the dorm and also lets off at a stop within two blocks of the Marriott Hotel. With each two private sleeping rooms there is a shared living room and small kitchenette.

Dorm Stay and Check-in Information (PDF)

Directions from Airport and Bus Routes (PDF)

Reservations can be made by calling or emailing the Dormitory Room Coordinator, Sue Rulla, at: Phone: 254-776-3550 or email: suer@sgmeet.com. Payment will be by credit card or check made payable to: SFS 2012 Annual Meeting.  Please note: Registration for the Dorms has closed.

Room pairings will be provided by attendees or if single reservations are made, assignments will be at random.

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