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Conference Accommodations

Primary Lodging

The conference will be held at the Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center..

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center (website)
901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-8000 or 877-200-3360
Fax: 540-231-0146

The special conference room rates are $100.00 (plus taxes) for a single and $120.00 (plus taxes) for a double occupancy, with a $10.00 charge for each additional person (per day).

Please make reservations online using the special reservation link to assure you receive the conference rate. If you make reservations by phone — 540-231-8000 or 877-200-3360 — please reference the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy to receive these special rates.


UPDATE: The Inn at Virginia Tech has sold out of our room block offered at the conference rate. Please utilize our alternate lodging hotels. You may wish to check, however, if someone has cancelled and a room has opened up.


Alternative Lodging

In the event that the primary conference hotel, The Inn at Virginia Tech, is filled, there is an alternative lodging hotel. The Hilton Garden Hotel is located less than a mile down the road (we will have a shuttle service back-and-forth to the conference several times a day):

Hilton Garden Inn (website)
900 Plantation Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: 1-540-552-5005

The special conference room rates are $97.00 (plus taxes) for two doubles or a king sized bed.

Please make reservations online using the special reservation link to assure you receive the conference rate. If you make reservations by phone — 1-540-552-5005 — please reference the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy to receive these special rates.


Note 1: This hotel is 0.6 miles from the conference site. An easy walk in good weather! Here are some directions.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Blacksburg - University Area (website)
1020 Plantation Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: 1-540-552-5636

The special conference room rates are $100.00 (plus taxes) for two doubles or a king sized bed.

Please make reservations online using the special reservation link to assure you receive the conference rate.


Note 1: This is not the Holiday Inn that used to be across the street from The Inn at Virginia Tech. That hotel has been torn down.

Note 2: This hotel is 0.6 miles from the conference site. An easy walk in good weather! Here are some directions.


Shuttle Service between Hotels

The Inn at Virginia Tech will run complimentary shuttle service to and from The Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Holiday Inn Express during the following times. For service outside of these times, you can call the front desk at The Inn (540-231-8000); however, service cannot be guaranteed. To catch the shuttle service, meet in the lobby. The Inn's shuttle van is white.

Wednesday, February 10
6:30-8:30 AM
1:30-2:30 PM
5:00-6:00 PM
7:00-8:00PM

Thursday, February 11
7:00-9:00 AM
1:30-2:30 PM
5:00-6:00 PM
7:00-8:00 PM

Friday, February 12
7:00-9:00 AM
2:00-3:00 PM


Additional Information

Directions to the Conference Site:

The conference center provides directions and here is the conference center's mapquest location.


Map of Conference Meeting Rooms:


Parking:

There is free parking on-site at the conference center.

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is a Virginia Green Lodging Facility and as such, works aggressively to reduce the impact of its activities on the environment. In addition to expected efforts such as multi-stream recycling and high-efficiency water and energy systems, they offer meeting planners options such as bulk water pitchers instead of bottled water, 100% recycled paper products, and reusable dishware and cutlery.


Blacksburg Tourism:

Town of Blacksburg Trip Advisor: Blacksburg
Step into Blacksburg Wikipedia: Blacksburg
Downtown Blacksburg VirtualTourist: Blacksburg





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