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The National Women's Studies Association 2017 annual meeting will be held at Hilton Baltimore (401 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore MD 21201) and the Baltimore Convention Center (1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201) from November 16-19, 2017.

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Maryland is the most conveniently located to the Hilton Baltimore, just 15 minutes from downtown. BWI Thurgood Marshall offers more than 650 flights daily. 
 
Baltimore’s Penn Station (BAL) is one of Amtrak’s busiest stations, serving more than 932,800 guests each year. Penn Station is easily accessible by I-95, I-83 and I-70.

  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is nine miles from the Hilton Baltimore.
  • Amtrak located at Baltimore Penn Station (BAL) is 2.6 miles from the Hilton Baltimore.
  • MARC Commuter Train (Camden Line) is 0.24 miles from the Hilton Baltimore.
MTA Light Rail
One way ticket:  $1.80
Day pass:  $4.20
Light rail routes include: Penn Station to/from the Baltimore Convention Center
                                       BWI to/from the Baltimore Convention Center    
Light RailLink trains operate 20-30 minutes and have separate Sunday schedules.

Parking
Parking is available at the Baltimore Hilton.
Self parking: $30.00 (per night.)
Valet: $43.00 (per night (IN/OUT))
For area parking options, please click here

MAIN HOTEL BLOCK

The National Women's Studies Association has negotiated a group rate at the Hilton Baltimore (401 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore MD 21201). Single/double guest rooms are available at the negotiated rate of $176.00++. Triple occupancy guest rooms are available for $196.00++. Quad guest rooms are available for $216++.  The cut-off date is October 14, 2017 at 5 p.m.  EST or until the block is sold out. Please note, as per hotel policy, one night deposit is required at time of reservation, but it is refundable up to 72 hours prior to arrival if the reservation is cancelled.

Hilton Baltimore
(443) 573-8700
Make an online reservation here
***UPDATE 9/9/17*** Some nights at the Baltimore Hilton are now sold out. 


OVERFLOW BLOCK

The National Women's Studies Association has negotiated a group rate at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards (110 South Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201) located across the street from the Baltimore Hilton and the Baltimore Convention Center. Single/double guest rooms are available at the negotiated rate of $149.++ The cut-off date is October 26, 2017 at 5 p.m.  EST or until the block is sold out.

Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
(410) 962-0202


The hotel reservations are done individually. NWSA does not book rooms for attendees. Please do not to give information to any unsolicitied phone calls besides the hotel directly. 


Room Sharing Forum 

NWSA has created a forum for attendees to search for roommates for the conference. To access, members can login to NWSA.org and click “Discussion Forums” on the left menu bar. Please note, only current members can post and respond on the forum. Disclaimer: NWSA cannot guarantee, coordinate or assist with room sharing.

 

Local Dining Options
Below are options for local dining from Visit Baltimore, Baltimore's Visitor and Convention Center:
Nearby restaurants with map
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