HOTEL AND CONFERENCE LOCATION INFORMATION
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
One Dock Street, (2nd and Walnut Streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
General Phone: (215) 238-6000
Reservations: (215) 238-6000
Ask for “American Statistical Association/ASQ Fall Technical Conference” Group Block
Direct Reservation Web site: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/2017FTCPhilly
Check In: 3:00 p.m. Check Out: Noon
Room Rates: $209.00 single/double occupancy, plus applicable taxes (currently 15.5%, subject to change).
Cut Off Date: Reservations must be made by 5:00pm on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 or when the block of rooms at the hotel has been filled; whichever occurs first. Attendees are encouraged to make their hotel reservations early.
*** Please note, the conference hotel is projected to sell out on the night of Friday, October 6. There is plenty of availability in the room block at the conference rate on the nights of Tuesday, October 3 through Thursday, October 5. If you are having trouble booking your hotel room using the link above and have included Friday night, please try booking your room excluding Friday night. If you need a hotel for Friday night, some other options are the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel and the Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport. If you have any questions regarding booking, please contact Brooke Marshall. ***
Cancellation: Notification of cancellation of individual reservations must be received at least 24 hours prior to the day of arrival in order to avoid cancellation charges.
Early Departure Fee: An early departure fee of $159.00 will apply for checking out prior to the confirmed checkout date.
Internet Service: Complimentary wireless internet will be available in all rooms, meeting space, and public areas of the hotel.
Third Party Reservations: Please note that when making hotel reservations with Internet booking companies, most reservations must be pre-paid and are non-refundable. ASQ and the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel cannot reimburse you or assist you for reservations made though these companies.
Hotel Location: The hotel’s location is on the east side of center city Philadelphia, near Old City and next to Penn’s Landing.
Hotel Parking: Valet parking is $43.00 per day.
Philadelphia International Airport
Airport Code: PHL
Location from Hotel: Approximately 10 miles
TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT
To reach the Ground Transportation options at the airport, follow “Ground Transportation” signs through Baggage Claim.
Estimated taxi fare from PHL to the hotel is $30.00 (prices are subject to change).
Public Transportation – SEPTA
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, SEPTA, provides regional rail train service between Center City and the Airport on the Airport Regional Rail Line. Trains run every 30 minutes and operate from 4:52 am to 11:52 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 5:07 am to 12:30 am (Airport to Center City).
Stations on the Airport Regional Rail Line include Terminal E/F, Terminal C/D, Terminal B, Terminal A (East), Eastwick, University City, 30th Street, Suburban Station and Jefferson Station. All stations on the Airport Line are wheelchair accessible.
To reach the hotel via SEPTA, take the Airport Regional Rail Line to Center City and transfer to the Market-Frankford subway line at Jefferson Station. Take the subway three stops to Second Street Station. The hotel entrance is 2.5 blocks south on 2nd Street from Second Street Station.
SEPTA Regional Rail Ticket Fares (prices are subject to change):
Weekday Tickets: Valid Monday through Friday, 4:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
One-Way Weekday Fares between Airport and Center City: (A) $6.50 | (B) $8.00
Evening & Weekend Tickets: Valid weekdays after 7:00 p.m.; all day Saturday, Sunday and major holiday.
One-Way Evening & Weekend Fares between Airport and Center City: (A) $5.00 | (B) $7.00
(A) means a ticket purchased in advance, (B) means a ticket purchased from a train conductor
SEPTA Subway Fares (prices are subject to change):
Cash fare for subway service is $2.25. Exact fare must be used.
Tokens provide a discount off the cash fare and cost $1.80 each. Tokens may only be purchased in packs of two or more. Tokens may not be returned at any time for a refund.