Hotel and Travel Information

The ASCPT 2020 Annual Meeting will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, TX
Marriott Marquis
1777 Walker Street
Houston, TX 77010

The housing reservation deadline for the ASCPT room block is February 24, 2020.
Booking Your Accommodations
All Annual Meeting attendees will be required to register for the Annual Meeting prior to booking their hotel accommodations within the ASCPT housing blocks. A direct link to booking information will be provided in registration confirmation emails. Rooms within the ASCPT housing blocks will fill quickly, so make your reservations after completing registration. Please do not call the hotels directly, and instead ONLY use the online reservation link provided in your email confirmation.
Room Rates
  • Single/Double: $209
  • Triple/Quad: $229
  • Student/trainee rate: $156.75
    *NOTE: There are limited # of these rooms.
Cancelling Your Reservation
A one-night room and tax deposit is due at the time of booking, per hotel policy. The reservation must be cancelled 24 hours prior to the day of arrival to receive a refund of the deposit.

Making Modifications to Your Existing Reservation
To make modifications to your existing reservation, please refer to the “modify or cancel your reservation here” link contained within your hotel confirmation.

The ASCPT housing block at the host hotel, the Marriott Marquis, is now sold out for the nights of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, and Friday, March 20, 2020. Please use the housing link provided in your registration confirmation email to secure your room at the Marriott Marquis for the nights of Wednesday, March 18, 2020, and Thursday, March 19, 2020. If you require housing for Tuesday, March 17, 2020, or Friday, March 20, 2020, please try the below hotels. Please note that ASCPT does not have room blocks at these hotels.

All hotel reservations should only be made through ASCPT via the direct links provided in your registration confirmation. If contacted by someone claiming to be affiliated with ASCPT housing, please alert ASCPT and do not make arrangements: e-mail meetings@ascpt.org or call 703.836.6981 ext 109.

Advantages of Staying at the Marriott Marquis:
  • Allows ASCPT to secure the meeting space to meet attendee demands for a robust scientific program.
  • Networking - more opportunities to see and meet with colleagues and friends if you are staying in the headquarters hotel.
  • Convenience to the meeting, you are an elevator ride away from the best science.
  • Return to your room quickly - staying in the headquarter hotel allows you the flexibility to return to your room during the day to drop off materials, refresh, or do some work, all without leaving the building.

Questions? Contact ASCPT at meetings@ascpt.org or 703-836-6981, ext 109.

The Marriott Marquis does not provide shuttle service to and from the airport. <
  • Off-site parking, fee: 8 USD hourly, 30 USD daily
    *Offsite parking fees vary by hour
  • Valet parking, fee: 45 USD daily
  • Oversized Valet: $53 a night
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Distance from Hotel: 20.2 miles SW
Public Transportation:
  • SuperShuttle fee: 25 USD (one-way)
  • Estimated Taxi Fare: 50 USD
  • Bus service, fee: 50 USD
William P Hobby Airport (HOU)
Distance from Hotel: 9.8 miles NW
Public Transportation:
  • SuperShuttle, fee: 20 USD (one-way)
  • Estimated Taxi fare: 35 USD
  • Bus service, fee: 50 USD
Ellington Field (EFD)
Distance from Hotel: 17.5 miles NW
Public Transportation:
  • Estimated Taxi fare: 55 USD
International Travel/Visa
Please email meetings@ascpt.org to request an official letter of invitation for international attendees. This will be provided after registration for the ASCPT 2020 Annual Meeting is complete. Please note that ASCPT cannot intervene with either the US Embassy abroad or with the US State Department on behalf of any participant.

Review the Guidelines for Applying for a Visa and Visa Interview Tips for more information on the Visa process. You can also reference the US Department of State Visa Information and the International Visitors Office (IVO) of the National Academies websites.

Questions? Contact ASCPT at meetings@ascpt.org or 703-836-6981 ext. 109.
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