Accommodations All six downtown conference hotels are full: Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, Crowne Plaza, Omni, Holiday Inn Express, and DoubleTree. Over 4,000 room nights have been booked which exceeds the number of booked room nights for NGS Family History Conferences the last few years. The Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is providing daily shuttle bus service during the conference only to these six hotels. Hotel Availability in the Richmond Suburbs In addition there are a number of hotels with rooms available in the Richmond suburbs. If you are driving to Richmond and select a hotel in the suburbs, you can drive downtown each day and park in the convention center parking garage at 351 North Third St., Richmond, VA, for $6 per day with no overnight nor in-out privileges. There are 440 daily parking places in this convention center parking garage. Other parking lots in the area are more expensive and cost between $15-$17 per day. Country Inn and Suites, 8010 West Broad St., Richmond, VA, 804-755-6605, http://www.countryinns.com/richmond-hotel-va-23294/varichw, rates begin @ $109 plus tax. Holiday Inn, 2000 Staples Mill Rd., Richmond, VA, 804-359-6061, http://www.holidayinn.com, rates begin @ $95 plus tax. Courtyard Richmond West, 6400 West Broad St., Richmond, VA, 804-282-1881. http://www.marriott.com, king or double @ $94-$149 plus tax. Courtyard Richmond Northwest, 3950 Westerre Parkway, Henrico, VA, 804-346,5427, http://www.marriott.com, rates begin @ $104 plus tax and go up. Courtyard Richmond Airport, 5400 Williamsburg Rd., Sandston, VA, 804-652-0500, http://www.marriott.com, rates begin @ $119 plus tax per night. Holiday Inn South, 4303 Commerce Rd., Richmond, VA, 804-592-2900, http://www.holidayinn.com, rates begin @ $95.00 plus tax. Hampton Inn Richmond South, 4300 Commerce Road, Richmond, Virginia 23234, 804-743-3550, http://www.richmondsouth.hamptoninn.com. Kings and doubles @ $119.00 plus tax per night. Free Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, microwave and fridge in each room. Hotel Availability Near the Richmond Airport NGS has booked an additional block of hotel rooms with the hotels listed below near the Richmond airport, which are less than ten miles from the convention center. Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotel but shuttle service is not available from these hotels to downtown. DoubleTree by Hilton, 5501 Eubank Rd., Sandston, VA 23150. Reservations: 804-226-6400 or http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/R/RICAHDT-NGS-20140503/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG, reservation code NGS2014. King and double rooms are available for $89.00 per night plus tax. Accommodations include a refrigerator in every room and free Wi-Fi. A restaurant and lounge is on-site. On Friday evening a band plays in the restaurant until 11:00 p.m. which may be heard in some of the guest rooms Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond Airport, 5996 Audubon Drive, Sandston, VA 23150. Reservations: 804-737-1600 or http://www.richmondairport.homewoodsuites.com $119.00 per night plus tax. Enter NGS in the group field located by clicking on the “Add a Special Rate Code.” All rooms have a microwave, refrigerator, free Wi-Fi, and a complimentary breakfast. There is a Mexican restaurant in front of the hotel. Hampton Inn Richmond Airport, 421 International Center Drive, Sandston, VA 23150. Reservations: 804-226-1888 or http://www.richmondairport.hamptonin.com, $119.00 per night plus tax. Enter NGS in the group field located by clicking on the “Add a Special Rate Code.” All rooms have a microwave, refrigerator, free Wi-Fi, and a complimentary breakfast. Adjacent hotel has a full service restaurant and bar. The National Genealogical Society has made arrangements with Dollar Rent A Car, Inc. for discounted rental cars during the month of May for those attending the NGS 2014 Family History Conference in Richmond, Virginia. NGS encourages conference attendees to share a hotel room and/or rental car to drive to the Greater Richmond Convention Center downtown each day. Reservations can be made at http://www.dollar.com or by calling 800-800-4000. To obtain the discounted rate use the corporate account number NJ5009. A discounted rate is available on all car types and a few examples are: Car Type Rate Per Day Economy $37 Compact $40 Intermediate $42 Standard $43 Full Size $44 Premium $59 SUV $60 *The rate quoted above does not include commissions, taxes, refueling, other optional items, or applicable fees, including but not limited to airport access fees, airport concession fees, vehicle license fees, consolidated facility fees or charges, or transportation charges. NGS Room Block – SOLD OUT Rooms have been reserved at six conference hotels providing attendees with a range of prices and conveniences. The Marriott and Hilton Garden Inn are across the street from the convention center. The Crowne Plaza, Omni, Holiday Inn Express, and Doubletree, and Holiday Inn Express are several blocks away, but a free shuttle bus will be provided between these four hotels and the convention site. All rooms are subject to local, state, and federal taxes which are 13% and could increase before the conference begins. Attendees must request the NGS conference rate when making reservations. Hotels are offering the NGS rate three days before and three days after the conference so participants can do research or sight-seeing in the area. Make your reservations early because the hotels may release the rooms to other guests beginning 14 April 2014. A few ADA compliant rooms are available. Click to view a larger image of the hotel locations Marriott Hotel – Sold Out 500 East Broad St. Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: 804-643-3400; reservations 1-800-228-9290 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ricdt-richmond-marriott/ Single/double: $150 plus tax Triple: $160 plus tax, Quad: $170 plus tax Standard Guestroom – Single/Double Occupancy $150.00 per night BOOK Standard Guestroom – Triple Occupancy $160.00 per night BOOK Standard Guestroom – Quad Occupancy $170.00 per night BOOK First night room deposit guaranteed by a major credit card is required. Cancellation required before 6:00 p.m. on the day of arrival. Free high-speed wireless and coffee pot in all guest rooms Restaurant, sports bar, and Starbucks are located in the hotel lobby Valet parking is currently $26 per day. Overnight guests receive a $5 per night discount Self-parking in adjacent covered lot currently $18 per day, with no in and out Omni Hotel - Sold Out 100 South 12th St. Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: 804-344-7000; reservations: 1-888-444-OMNI http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/Richmond/MeetingFacilities/NationalGenealogicalSociety5.aspx Single/double: $129 plus tax Triple: $139 plus tax, Quad: $149 plus tax One night deposit is required for the reservation. May cancel without penalty before noon on the date of arrival. Join Omni loyalty program, Select Guest, and receive free high-speed wireless, newspaper, and complimentary morning beverage delivery Only valet parking is available at the hotel, currently $20 per day Self-parking is available nearby for $3.50 per hour with a maximum of $21.00 for 24 hours, with no in and out Restaurant on-site as well as choice of restaurants in walking distance DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton – Sold Out 301 West Franklin St. Richmond, VA 23220 Phone: 804-644-9871; reservations 1-800-222-TREE http://www.RichmondDowntown.DoubleTree.com GROUP CODE: NGS Single/double: $109 plus tax Rate will be honored three days before and three days after the conference. First night room deposit guaranteed by a major credit card is required. Cancellation required before 6:00 p.m. on the day of arrival. Free high-speed wireless Internet Covered valet parking is available for $10.00 overnight. 301 Restaurant and Lounge Two Trees Cafe’ for “grab and go” Rooftop swimming pool. Located a few blocks southwest of the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown – Sold Out 555 East Canal St. Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: 804-788-0900; reservations 1-877-227-6963 http://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/richmond/riccs/hoteldetail?groupCode=NGS Single/double: $139 Maximum occupancy five guests per room. One night deposit is required for reservation. Must cancel 72 hours before arrival to avoid charges. Free high-speed wireless Coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, and a mini-microwave Discounted self parking for $5 per day Valet parking is $17 per day The Pavillon Café is a full service restaurant featuring American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, served in a casual atmosphere The Great Room, with wireless Internet and flat screen TV, serves Starbucks® Coffee and “grab- and-go” snacks from The Pantry 24/7 Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown – Sold Out 501 East Broad St. Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: 804-344-4300; reservations 1-877-STAYHGI http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/R/RICDTGI-NGS14-20140505/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG Single/double: $139 plus tax Triple: $149 plus tax, Quad: $159 plus tax One night deposit is required for the reservation. May cancel without penalty 48 hours before arrival. Rooms include a small refrigerator, microwave, and coffee pot Free high-speed wireless in all guest rooms Restaurant and bar in hotel lobby are open daily Only valet parking is available at the hotel, currently for $21 per day The nearest parking garage is $18 per day with no in and out Holiday Inn Express: Richmond-Downtown - Sold Out 201 East Cary St. Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: 804-788-1600; reservations 1-888-HOLIDAY http://www.hiexpress.com/richmonddtwn GROUP CODE: NGS Single/double: $129 plus tax Triple: $139 plus tax, Quad: $149 plus tax One night deposit is required for the reservation. May cancel without penalty 24 hours before arrival Free high-speed wireless throughout the hotel Rate includes a hot Express Start breakfast each morning Self-parking is $7.00 per day with no in and out The hotel is four-tenths of a mile from the convention center Questions? Contact NGS Registrar Courtney Holmes at email@example.com or refer to FAQs.