Housing & Transportation

Almost Time for Galveston!

The meeting hotel is the Hilton Galveston Island Resort at 5400 Seawall Blvd, adjacent to the Galveston Convention Center, our meeting site. Room rates are $159/night plus taxes.

When making reservations, identify yourself as an attendee at the ACS 2016 Southwest Regional Meeting to obtain the group rate. Reservations will be available through October 14, 2016 or until the supply of rooms is exhausted.

For your convenience, you may use the following link to electronically complete your hotel reservation.

Check-In time: after 3:00 pm. Check-Out time: before 12 noon. No Saturday night only reservations.

Parking at the Convention Center and Hilton is FREE for all convention attendees.

Additional hotel rooms are available at the Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On the Beach located at 5002 Seawall Blvd. or at the San Luis Resort located at 5222 Seawall Blvd. Both are located just a short walk from the Convention Center.

Travel: From either Houston IAH airport or Houston Hobby airport. Take Interstate 45 South to Galveston. Take the 61st St. exit and turn right (south). Stay on 61st St. to Seawall Blvd. Turn left (east) at Seawall Blvd. The Galveston Island Convention Center is located at 56th Street and Seawall Blvd. on the left (north) side. Underground complimentary parking is available.

Shuttle: Round trip transportation from Houston airports to Galveston Hotels:

Galveston Express (galvestonexpress.com) 5 am – 8 pm Thursday – Monday $20/person;

Galveston Limousine Service (galvestonlimo.com);

SuperShuttle (supershuttle.com) $120 roundtrip Hobby; $160 roundtrip IAH.

The ACS has arranged the following discounts to facilitate travel expenses for the SWRM 2016 Regional Meeting.

Air Travel Discounts:

Delta Airlines:
Offer Code: NMN74
Tel: 800-328-1111 (please note that ticketing charges will apply for bookings by phone)
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Location: Galveston Island, TX
Valid Travel Dates: November 5 - November 18
Airport: Houston, TX (IAH)

United Airlines:
Offer Code: ZWGT901217
Tel: 800-426-1122 (service fee will apply)

Location: Galveston Island, TX
Valid Travel Dates: November 7 - November 16
Airport: Houston, TX (IAH)

Auto Rental Discounts:

Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD): D424972
Tel: 800-331-1600
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Discount Code:  CV# 02UZ0014
Tel: 800-654-2240

Budget Customer Discount (BCD): U001966
Tel: 800-842-5628
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