AACRAO's 102nd
Annual Meeting

Conference Location

Phoenix Convention Center – North Building
All sessions will be held here.
100 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, Arizona
Directions & Parking Information are available online.  
Conference Hotels 

If you are having difficulty making hotel reservations, please visit this link for additional hotel options. These reservations will be made through a 3rd party travel agent, and not by AACRAO, therefore, any questions regarding hotel policies or payments should be directed to the travel agent or the hotel directly at (877) 300 – 6147.  AACRAO will not provide shuttle service for these options.

Headquarters Hotel   SOLD OUT
Sheraton Grand Phoenix  (previously the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel)
340 North 3rd Street
Phoenix AZ 85004 United States
Phone: (602) 262-2500

The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel was recently given the designation of Sheraton Grand from Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Sheraton Grand is the brand’s new premier tier of exceptional Sheraton hotels recognized for their prime locations, distinguished design and excellence in guest service and experience.  Now known as Sheraton Grand Phoenix, this property is the first to earn this recognition in North America and joins 12 other exceptional properties around the world with this designation.

Located just minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and adjacent to the convention center, our hotel is also steps away from ample dining, culture, and entertainment options, for an easy transition from business to leisure.  Dine in an upscale, social setting or enjoy complimentary Internet at our chic café. Relax on our pool deck or in the inviting lobby bar.  All rooms feature the newest technology plus the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed.

$229 plus tax single/double (Tax is currently 13.27%) 

A limited number of rooms has been added to accommodate annual meeting registrants. Please reserve your room as soon as possible.
Valet Parking is $29 daily; Self-parking is $19 daily (Prices subject to change)
Hyatt Regency Phoenix  Limited Availability
122 North Second Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Phone: (602) 252-1234

Discover the vibrant heart of the Southwest at Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Set within the center of this cosmopolitan city, this hotel is an urban oasis of comfort and calm. From spacious suites to delicious dining and beyond, we invite you to immerse yourself in the very essence of downtown Phoenix. Enjoy easy access to the best of Phoenix, surrounded by panoramic city and valley views, delicious dining and new experiences.

$209 plus tax single/double (Tax is currently 13.27%) 

Valet Parking is $28 daily; Self-parking is $19 daily (Prices subject to change)

Westin Phoenix Downtown  SOLD OUT
333 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona, 85004
Phone: (602) 429-3500

Our spacious, refined Deluxe Rooms feature windows stretching from the floor to the ten-foot ceiling, for uplifting views of the Phoenix skyline set against the beautiful Sonoran Desert.  Find easy entertainment with the 37-inch flat panel TV and iPod docking station, and slip in or out of work mode effortlessly at the workstation furnished with comfortable desk chair, Jack Pack, and High Speed Internet Access (for a fee). These rooms also offer a refreshment center and thoughtful inclusions like a coffee maker stocked with complimentary Starbucks® coffee.  Westin Heavenly® Beds beckon you for restorative rest on their ten layers of comfort. 

$259 plus tax single/double (Tax is currently 13.27%)



Valet Parking is $29 daily


SpringHill Suites Phoenix Downtown  SOLD OUT  
802 East Van Buren Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85006
Phone: (602) 307-9929

Get FREE high-speed Internet access at SpringHill Suites, located just blocks away from the Convention Center. Complimentary transportation is offered to and from Sky Harbor Airport, the Convention Center, and local downtown businesses. Enjoy one of our studio suites, which includes a mini-refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, a well-lit work area, sofa sleeper, lounge chair, and more. To further enhance your stay, we offer a complimentary breakfast buffet, swimming pool, whirlpool, and cardio room.

$199 plus tax single/double (Tax is currently 13.27%)


There is complimentary on-site parking


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: Thursday, February 25, 2016

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 you must obtain a cancellation number 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.