Accommodations/Local Transportation

Local Transportation

Sky Harbor Airport to Downtown Phoenix (about 3 miles)

Light Rail: Transit Center

Central Station is five blocks from conference venue-Mercado building on ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, 502 E. Monroe (corner of 5th St. and Monroe), Phoenix, AZ 85004 and 6 blocks from conference hotel-Holiday Inn Express, 620 N. 6th St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 (corner of 6th St. and Fillmore).

https://skyharbor.com/ParkingTransportation/PublicTransportation/LightRailConnection

Taxi and Super Shuttle

https://skyharbor.com/ParkingTransportation/TaxisAndShuttles

Parking

Parking is available near the Arizona Center (AZCNTR) (workshops) and The Mercado (MERC) (sessions). 
Options include:
Arizona Center parking garage (Fifth St. and Fillmore)
Heritage Square garage (across the street from The Mercado, at Fifth St. and Monroe)
ASU University Center (UCENT) garage (on Polk, between Central Ave. and First St.)
ASU UCII visitor parking lot (south side of Fillmore, between Central Ave. and First St.)
City parking meters: 1-2 hours during the day and up to 4 hours at night (meters take credit cards)
 
Parking rates at the above lots and garages may be hourly or daily rates, generally ranging from $3 per hour to $12 for the day.
 
On Saturday, parking is free at all ASU garages and lots, but with several events in the downtown area that day, parking availability cannot be predicted.
ASU Parking map

Wi-Fi

In order to access ASU Wi-Fi, choose the access point “ASUguest.” 
No password is needed.

Emergencies

In case of emergencies (e.g., not being able to find an event venue): 

Downtown Phoenix Hotels

March is a busy time for the Phoenix metropolitan area due to the beautiful weather (75 degree average) and popular annual events including professional baseball league spring training games.  We have reserved a limited number of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites- Downtown Phoenix for the nights of March 17, 18 and 19. Please book your room early to ensure availability and the best prices.  

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Downtown Phoenix
620 N 6th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: (602) 452-2020
Conference rate: $179/night

IMPORTANT: You must use the date range March 17 – 20, 2016 to bring up the correct rate for this conference. group code: KLP

The following hotels are not associated with our conference but are within 4 blocks distance from the ASU-Downtown Phoenix campus or are close to the light rail system that stops at the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus. These options below may be attractive if you intend to arrive the night of March 16 instead of March 17 (pre-conference workshops begin 2:00 p.m. on March 17).

Sheraton Phoenix (next to campus)
340 North 3rd Street · Phoenix, Arizona, 85004 
Phone: (602) 262-2500
Estimated cost: $332 (double room) per night

http://www.sheratonphoenixdowntown.com/

Hyatt Regency Phoenix (2 blocks-5 minute walk to campus)
122 N 2nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Estimated cost: $249 (double room) per night (via expedia.com)

Rodeway Inn (5 blocks-10 minute walk to campus)
Address: 402 W Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 254-7247
Estimated cost: $104 (double room) per night

https://www.choicehotels.com/arizona/phoenix/rodeway-inn-hotels/az425?source=gglocalai1

Light Rail Accessible Hotels

Hotels that are too far to walk but accessible via affordable public transportation

Clarendon Hotel and Spa (2.75 miles from ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, near light rail [12 minutes from campus])
Address: 401 W Clarendon Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Phone: (602) 252-7363
Estimated cost: $349 (single room) per night

http://goclarendon.com/

Fairfield Inn and Suites (1.75 miles from ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, near light rail [8 minutes from campus])
2520 N Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Estimated cost: $229 (single or double room) per night  

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phxas-fairfield-inn-and-suites-phoenix-midtown/

Hampton Inn-Phoenix Midtown (1.50 miles from ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, near light rail [8 minutes from campus])
160 West Catalina Drive, Encanto
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Estimated cost: $184 (single or double room) per night (via booking.com)

Wyndham Garden Phoenix (2.5 miles from ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, near light rail [10 minutes from campus)
Address: 3600 N 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Phone: (602) 604-4900

Estimated cost: $179 (single room) per night (via expedia.com)

Phoenix Hotel and Suites (2.5 miles from ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, near light rail [10 minutes from campus)
212 W Osborn
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Estimated cost: $144 (double room) per night (via hotels.com)

Near Phoenix Airport

3-5 miles --10-15 minute drive to center of Phoenix

Radisson Hotel Phoenix Airport (4.5 miles from ASU Downtown Phoenix campus)
427 N. 44th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Estimated cost: $167 (double room) per night  

http://www.radisson.com/phoenix-hotel-az-85008/azphxapn

 

Best Western Airport Inn (3 miles from ASU Downtown Phoenix campus)
2425 S. 24th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Estimated cost: $135 (double room) per night (via expedia.com)