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Location

Conference location: St John's University Manhattan Campus, 101 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003, USA

Google maps: Conference location map

Hotels

Important Note: due to the Manhattan location, we were unable to negotiate any special rates for conference attendees, so we suggest you negotiate directly with the hotels for the best deal. The prices below are only indicative of the rates available and will increase closer to the date of the conference.

The following hotels are closest to the conference location:

The Standard (3 minute walk to the conference location; room rates approx. $450-500 per night plus tax)
25 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003 (b/t Bowery & 4th St in East Village)
Phone: +1 (212) 475-5700 ; Webpage: www.standardhotels.com/new-york/properties/east-village

The Lafayette House (5 minute walk to the conference location; room rates approx. $300-400 per night plus tax)
38 E 4th St, Manhattan, NY 10003 (b/t Cooper Sq & Bowery in East Village, NoHo)
Phone: +1 (646) 306-5010; Webpage: http://lafayettehousenyc.com/

The East Village Hotel (10 minute walk to the conference location; room rates approx. $350 per night plus tax)
147 1st Ave, New York, NY 10009 (b/t 10th St & St Marks Pl in East Village)
Phone: +1 (917) 635-7757; Webpage: www.eastvillagehotel.com

Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge Hotel (25 minute walk to the conference location; room rates from approx. $210 per night plus tax)
61-63 Crystie St, Manhattan, NY 10002
Phone: +1 (212) 925-1212; Webpage: www.choicehotels.com/new-york/new-york/comfort-inn-hotels/ny355

Hotel Pennsylvania (approx. 25 minutes by subway/walk to the conference location; room rates from approx. $230 per night plus tax)
401 Seventh Avenue (at 33rd St.), New York, NY 10001
Phone: +1 (212) 736-5000; Webpage: www.hotelpenn.com

Other options to consider include hotels further away as the conference location is easily accessible by subway. Attendees might also consider staying in hotels around Seacaucus, New Jersey as there is a regular and affordable bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal from where the subway can be reached (allow about one to one and half hours travel time to the conference location). Affordable accommodation may also be available through AirBnB.

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Flights

Flights come into various New York airports (Note: taxis can be very expensive in New York, so you might want to consider using a shuttle service from the airport to your hotel).

Allow at least one hour by taxi to the conference location from these airports:

  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
  • La Guardia Airport (LGA)

Allow at least one and a half hours by taxi to the conference location from these airports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): AirTrain JFK is an easy way to get to and from JFK Airport . It operates 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. Passengers landing at JFK can get to Penn Station in 35 minutes.

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Subway

Subway stations closest to the conference location:

  • Astor Place Station on line 4/5/6
  • 8 St/ NYU on line N/Q/R

A map of the subway lines is available here.

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Parking

The closest parking deck is Champion Broadway Parking (60-68 East 8th Street), approx. 5 minutes walk to the conference location. Further information can be found here.

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