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Spring SMUG Meeting 2012 - hotel and airport information
Good morning all,

 

As previously announced the SMUG 2012 meeting will be held at the University of Alabama, Huntsville in Huntsville, Alabama on Thursday and Friday, April 19-20.  Marcie Eppling has generously offered to be our host. 

 

For those looking into attending Marcie has supplied this list of recommended hotels.

 

Marriott Hotel, Huntsville, 5 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805

This hotel is next to the US Space & Rocket Center and just across the interstate from the campus. 

Guest Rooms (1 King or 2 Double) - $164 per night (2-week advance purchase) otherwise, $184 per night. 

Internet for a fee of $9.95 per night. (Complimentary WIFI in the lobby.)

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/travel/hsval-huntsville-marriott/

 


Embassy Suites, Huntsville, 800 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801

Embassy Suites is located in downtown Huntsville.  (approx. 5 minutes from campus)

Guest Rooms (2 Double) - $144 per night (2-week advance purchase) otherwise, $156 per night. 

Internet for a fee of $9.95 per night.

Complimentary hot breakfast

http://embassysuites1.hilton.com/en_US/es/hotel/HSVESES-Embassy-Suites-Huntsville-Hotel-Spa-Alabama/index.do

 

 

Westin, Huntsville, 6800 Governors West, NW, Huntsville, AL 35806 –

The Westin is located at Bridge Street http://www.bridgestreethuntsville.com/ that includes shopping, restaurants and a movie theatre. (5 minutes from campus)    

Guest Rooms (1 King or 2 Double) - $144 per night (2-week advance purchase) otherwise, $159 per night. 

Internet for a fee of $9.95 per night.

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1560&language=en_US

 

 

If you are flying you will be flying into the Huntsville International Airport, code HSV.  Marcie recommends taking a hotel shuttle or cab. 

 

 

Please let us know as you make your plans so we can keep an expected headcount.  We look forward to seeing y’all soon.

 

Your SMUG co-chairs,

 

Eric Crowden, ecrowde@uky.edu

Cindy Koch, ckoch@wakehealth.edu

 

 

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Phone: 859.257.6284

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Email: ecrowde@uky.edu