Transportation, Parking, and Lodging

Lodging - many decent hotels around town to choose from. The following is a hotel near the conference site with a negotiated conference rate.

Residence Inn Atlanta Downtown

SEMRC 2011 Conference Rate of $99.00 per night (reservation made before October 20th, 2011)

Residence Inn by Marriott - Atlanta Downtown
134 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

Michelle Carter - Sales Manager - 404-522-0950 ext. 522


Note: the majority of the rooms have one bed. There are only ten rooms with double beds reserved for SEMRC at the above rate.

Alternatively, the conference has a complimentary hold at The Hotel Indigo (Atlanta Midtown) for ten rooms with double beds at the rate of $115 per night through October 18th. Please use the code SEMRC to get the room rate. There is a cost for parking at $20 per day.

Parking

November 5th (Saturday) and November 6th (Sunday): free parking at the GSU G-Deck (Just cross the Street from the SEMRC Conference site). It costs ca. $6 cash to park in the M Deck Lot on November 4th (Friday). A commercial parking facility is located in between Residence Inn hotel and Dahlberg Hall (ca. $10 per day). The Residence Inn hotel provides valet parking at a cost around $20 a day.


Getting to the M Deck Parking Lot:

From the North
• Take I-75/85 South to Exit #249A (Courtland Street) 
• Traffic will flow into Courtland Street
• At the seventh traffic light (Edgewood Avenue), you will enter GSU's campus 
• Continue straight on Courtland to the next light (Gilmer Street)
• The GSU M Deck is located on the right-hand side at the corner of Courtland and Gilmer streets

From the South
• Take I-75/85 North to Exit #246 (Central Avenue/Fulton Street)
• Take the RIGHT fork following the sign to Fulton Street
• At the first traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Fulton Street
• At the next light, turn right onto Capital Avenue
• Capital Avenue becomes Piedmont Avenue at the corner of MLK Jr. Drive
• Proceed to the second traffic light (Gilmer Street)
• The GSU M Deck is on the right-hand side at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer

From the West
• Take I-20 East to Exit #56-B
• At the third traffic light, turn right on Central Avenue
• At approx. the seventh traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Decatur Street
• At the second traffic light, turn right onto Piedmont Avenue
• The GSU M Deck is located at the second traffic light on the right-hand side at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer

From the East
• Take I-20 West to Exit# 58-A (Capital Avenue)
• Turn RIGHT onto Capital Avenue
• Capital Avenue becomes Piedmont Avenue at the corner of MLK Jr. Drive
• The GSU M Deck is located at the second traffic light on the right-hand side at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer

From Midtown
• Starting on Peachtree Street NE, proceed south
• Turn right onto Pine Street
• Turn RIGHT onto Courtland Street
• At Edgewood Avenue, you will enter GSU's campus
• Continue straight on Courtland to the next light (Gilmer Street)
• The GSU M Deck is located on the right-hand side at the corner of Courtland and Gilmer


On MARTA
• Take the North/South rail line to the Peachtree Center Station
•  The Residence Inn hotel is cross street
•  On the East/West rail line, take the Georgia State Station. Dalheberg Hall is a few blocks away from these Marta Stations.
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Transportation from and to the Airport (The Harsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Code: ATL)


Taking the Atlanta MARTA Train to the airport is the most convenient method. There are three MARTA Train stations right on the Georgia State University campus. These are Five Point, Georgia State University, and Peachtree Center Station. Peachtree Center Station is about 10 - 20 feet away (just cross street) from the recommended hotel Residence Inn Atlanta Downtown and a short walk to the conference site Dahlberg Hall (see Map).