GLAF 2018

Travel and Lodging

Hotels  |  Getting to Ann Arbor  |  Parking  

The 2018 Great Lakes Adaptation Forum will be hosted in Ann Arbor, Michigan on the University of Michigan’s Campus. The Forum will held at the Rackham Building at 915 E. Washington Street.

Hotels

Graduate HotelHotels rooms have been reserved in a number of hotels on and off campus to accommodate attendee’s preferences. Details follow for the two on campus hotels (The Graduate and the Michigan League) and the two off campus hotels (Hyatt Place and Holiday Inn).

On-Campus Hotels

The Graduate Hotel Ann Arbor 615 East Huron Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Phone: (734) 769-2200 The Graduate is located near the University of Michigan Campus in Ann Arbor and has an abundance of restaurants and shopping within walking distance. The Rackham building is within a 10 minute walk. The Great Lakes Adaptation Forum is offering attendees a special meeting rate of $199 per night, single or double occupancy. Please make your reservation by July 23, 2018 to receive this promotional rate and refer to GLAF. Reservations may also be made online. An 11% tax per night will apply to the rate. The room rate will be available for the nights of September 23-27. Please make your room reservations as early as possible, as reservation requests received after July 23 will be accepted on a space-available basis and may not receive the discounted group rate. Valet parking is available for $25/night. The Michigan League 911 N. University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Phone: (734) 764-3177 The Michigan League is located in the center of the University of Michigan’s Central Campus and has an abundance of restaurants and shopping within walking distance. The Rackham building is within less than a 5 minute walk.

The Great Lakes Adaptation Forum is offering attendees a special meeting rate of $145 per night, for single occupancy, and $155/night for double occupancy. Please make your reservation by August 23, 2018. There are a limited number of rooms available. To receive the special rate, please call the hotel and refer to the Great Lakes Adaptation Forum. You may also make a reservation online using the code: GLAF18.A 6% Michigan Sales Tax will apply to the rate. The room rate will be available for the nights of September 23-27. Please make your reservations as early as possible, as this is a busy weekend and rooms will be released to the public after August 23, 2018. One complimentary parking pass is included in the price of the hotel. Wi-fi and Ethernet are free. A $4.50 food coupon will be given to the guest each evening to be used in one of the building’s food establishments.

Off-Campus Hotels

Both of these options offer a complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and downtown Ann Arbor. Attendees should contact their hotel to confirm the service will meet their needs to get to and from GLAF. Hyatt Place Hotel 3223 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 Phone: (734) 995-1234 The Hyatt Place Hotel is located across the street from the Briarwood Mall in south Ann Arbor and has an abundance of restaurants and shopping within walking distance. They have a complimentary shuttle that can take you between the hotel and central campus. Inquire at the front desk.

The Great Lakes Adaptation Forum is offering attendees a special meeting rate of $139 per night, double occupancy. Please make your reservation by August 23, 2018. To receive the special rate, please reserve your room online using this link, or call the hotel and refer to the “University of Michigan GLISA block” when making your reservation. An 11% tax per night will apply to the rate. The room rate will be available for the nights of September 23-27. Please make your room reservations as early as possible, reservation requests received after August 23 will be accepted by the Hyatt Place on a space-available basis and may not receive the discounted group rate. Holiday Inn, Ann Arbor-North 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Phone: (734) 769-9800 The Holiday Inn, Ann Arbor-North is located close to the University of Michigan’s North Campus.

There are some restaurants and grocery stores within walking and shuttle distance, including a Busch’s, Plum Market, Kroger, and a new pub called Rappourt. They have a complimentary shuttle that can take you between the hotel and central campus. Inquire at the front desk. The Great Lakes Adaptation Forum is offering attendees a special meeting rate of $114 per night, double occupancy. Please make your reservation by September 9, 2018. There is free parking at the hotel, and the hotel also has an Avis/Budget car rental office in the lobby. To receive the special rate, please reserve your room online using this link, or call the hotel and refer to the “University of Michigan GLISA block” when making your reservation. An 11% tax per night will apply to the rate. The room rate will be available for the nights of September 23-27. Please make your room reservations as early as possible, reservation requests received after September 9 will be accepted by the Holiday Inn, Ann Arbor-North on a space-available basis and may not receive the discounted group rate. Back to top

Getting to Ann Arbor

The Detroit International Airport (DTW) is approximately a 30 minute drive from Ann Arbor. Taxi services are available, with typical fees being around $50 from the airport to Ann Arbor. Uber and Lyft are also available for approximately $25-40, depending on time of day. Shared-ride shuttle service is also available from the Michigan Flyer. The rate is $12 each way, or $22 round-trip with a reservation and $15 each way without a reservation. The Flyer will drop you off at the Blake Transit Center in downtown Ann Arbor, where you can either walk (about 10 minutes) to the on-campus hotels, or catch a taxi, arrange for shuttle pick up, or call a Lyft or Uber to your off-campus hotel. Visit the airport website for more general ground transportation information and resources.

Parking

Stay tuned for more information on parking options. Attendees are encouraged to park at their hotels, as parking on central campus is limited and can be expensive.