Conference Location

Minneapolis Convention Center
All sessions will be held here.
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA
Directions & Parking Information 


Meeting Hotels
Important Note About Hotel Reservations
Please be aware of any unsolicited emails from unauthorized and unaffiliated companies regarding hotel rooms. These organizations may be illegitimate, their reservations may have unreasonable cancellation fees or change penalties, or your reservation could be non-refundable. We encourage you to reserve your room through AACRAO’s housing block to receive the best rates and to ensure the security of your transaction. Please report any suspicious solicitation to
meetings@aacrao.org

Headquarters Hotel
Hilton Minneapolis Hotel
1001 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA
Phone: (612) 376-1000

This downtown Minneapolis hotel is linked to the convention center and situated in the center of the financial district and near cultural attractions. Hilton Minneapolis is a fabulous destination in itself. Be sure to see our custom art collection. This brick high-rise offers a grand ballroom, 35 meeting rooms and Midwest cuisine and cocktails at SkyWater. Enjoy the skyline view from our comfortable guest rooms and suites.

Rate:
$189 plus tax single/double (Tax is currently 13.4%) 

Reservations:
Phone: (888) 933-5363 and mention Group Code: ACR
Online Reservations 

Parking: 
Valet Parking is $27 daily; Self-parking is $14 daily (Prices subject to change)
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis   RESERVATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 17
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA
Phone: (612) 370-1234

Experience our downtown Minneapolis luxury hotel, perfectly situated on Nicollet Mall and linked via Skyway to the convention center. The recently redesigned hotel pays tribute to the unique culture of Minnesota, with sleek mid-century Scandinavian décor highlighted by a spacious lobby featuring an expansive stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs. Our hotel’s premier location provides convenient access to an incredible array of Twin Cities’ attractions, from shopping to sports, the arts and the great outdoors.

Rate:
$179 plus tax single/double (Tax is currently 13.4%) 

Reservations:
Phone: (888) 421-1442 and mention that you are with the AACRAO Annual Meeting
Online Reservations

Parking: 
Valet Parking is $42 daily; Self-parking at Loring Ramp is $19 daily (Prices subject to change)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Minneapolis Downtown  SOLD OUT
225 South Eleventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA
Phone: (612) 341-3300

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, the Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Minneapolis - Downtown (Convention Center) is the closest hotel to the Minneapolis Convention Center. We're also near the city's sports and arts centers, as well as Nicollet Mall, which offers unique restaurants, shops and entertainment.  Be ready for everything there is to do in Minneapolis with the hotel's free, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar. We have an indoor pool with a whirlpool to make your stay a real treat. Book today!

Reservations:
Phone: (800) 870-0114 and mention that you are with the AACRAO Annual Meeting
Online Reservations

Rate:
$159 plus tax single/double (Tax is currently 13.4%) 

Parking:
Daily Parking is $15

Cut-off Date for Reservations: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
This is a limited block of rooms and availability cannot be guaranteed. Early reservations are recommended.
Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown   LIMITED AVAILABILITY
1101 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404 USA
Phone: (612) 339-6633

The Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown is situated just one block from Minneapolis Convention Center, within walking distance to the bustling Nicollet Mall shopping strip and in the heart of downtown Minneapolis' corporations and entertainment. Visit the Walker Art Center or see a show at the Orchestra Hall. Stay in a spacious guest room at this downtown Minneapolis hotel, all of which feature contemporary decor and include complimentary WiFi access. Swim laps in the hotel's indoor swimming pool and keep fit in the fitness center with both cardiovascular machines and weights. Borrow a Stay Fit Kit® from reception to work out in the privacy of your own room. Keep up with work in the business center, and host meetings and other events in The Lakes. Start each day with a delicious cooked-to-order breakfast at The Garden Grille & Bar restaurant, or pick up supplies at the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® convenience store.

Rate:
$164 plus tax single/double (tax is currently 13.4%) 

Reservations:
Phone: (888) 853-6917 and mention that you are with the AACRAO Annual Meeting
Online Reservations

Parking:
$24 Valet parking only
Policies for All Hotels

Reservation Deposit: 
All reservation requests will require a valid credit card as a guarantee or a one night deposit. For those not paying with a credit card, a personal check or a money order will be needed for the deposit. Deposits will be refunded for rooms cancelled more than 72 hours prior to arrival.

Cut-off Date for Reservations: Friday, March 10, 2017. The cut-off date for the Holiday Inn is Wednesday, March 1.
This is a limited block of rooms and availability cannot be guaranteed. Early reservations are recommended.

Deadline for Cancellations:
For a full refund, reservations must be canceled three working days prior to your arrival, and a cancellation number must be obtained from the hotel. If a cancellation occurs after this deadline, a processing fee of one night’s room and tax will be imposed on each reservation cancelled.

Early Departure Fee: 
In the event a guest checks out prior to the reserved check-out date, the hotel will charge an early check-out fee. To avoid the fee, advise the hotel at or before check-in of any change in departure date.