RailsConf 2010 Hotel & Travel Information

Hotel Reservations | Alternate Hotel | Stay With a Local | Getting There | Travel Assistance

Conference Location

Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
(410) 649-7000

Hotel Reservations

Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
202 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

The Renaissance Harborplace Baltimore Hotel is delighted to showcase a new distinctive design featuring modern urban sophistication. The hotel's recently renovated 586 guestrooms and 34 suites have been revived with unprecedented comfort and include new amenities including flat panel televisions, iPod docking stations and improved high-speed Internet connectivity.

Room Rate: $149.00 Single/Double
(Room Rate is subject to availability)
Renaissance Baltimore is sold out. Please see below for alternate hotel.

Make your hotel reservations

Please provide 72 hours notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Alternate Hotel

We've secured a limited number of hotel rooms at the following hotel:

Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
110 South Eutaw Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201 USA

Room rate: $199.00 single or double plus tax

The Marriott is almost sold out but has limited rooms available on June 6 and June 10.

Make your reservations:

  • Online: Reservations
  • By Phone: Please call 800-228-9290 or 410-962-0202 and identify yourself as "O'Reilly Media Inc."

Deadline to make reservations at the Baltimore Marriott is May 20, 2010 or when the room block sells out (which ever comes first).

Stay With a Local

As part of a larger effort to welcome the Rails community to Baltimore for RailsConf 2010, B'more on Rails has organized a room-share for RailsConf attendees. We have 12 private rooms available to attendees for the duration of the conference. We see it as an opportunity to welcome you to our city and for us to create a few new friendships.

Getting To Baltimore:

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Parking

  • On-site parking, fee: $26.00 daily
  • Valet parking, fee: $36.00 daily
  • In/out privileges included in daily fee / For oversized vehicles, please call Impark (410) 599-4597

Area Airports

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport - BWI

  • Phone: (410) 859-7111
  • Hotel direction: 8 miles S
  • Driving Directions: Exit airport to Rt. 195 West. Merge onto I-95N, then to I-395 N. Make 1st right turn onto Conway St, then left at 3rd light onto Light St, turning into far right two lanes, road will merge to the right, into Pratt Street. Make immediate 1st left onto South Street. Hotel entrance on left.
  • This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
  • Alternate transportation: Super Shuttle; fee: $18.00 (one way) ;reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: $26.00 (one way)

Washington, DC/Dulles - IAD

  • Phone: (703) 572 2700
  • Hotel direction: 50 miles NE
  • Driving Directions: Dulles Access Road to 495 N to 95 N. I-95N, then to I-395 N. Make 1st right turn onto Conway St, then left at 3rd light onto Light St, turning into far right two lanes, road will merge to the right, into Pratt Street. Make immediate 1st left onto South Street. Hotel entrance on left.
  • This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
  • Alternate transportation: Super Shuttle
  • Estimated taxi fare: $100.00 (one way)

Ronald Reagan Washington National - DCA

  • Phone: (703) 417 3200
  • Hotel direction: 45 miles N
  • Driving Directions: Follow 95N into the Baltimore area and take Exit 53 (Downtown 395). Make 1st right turn onto Conway St, then left at 3rd light onto Light St, turning into far right two lanes, road will merge to the right, into Pratt Street. Make immediate 1st left onto South Street. Hotel entrance on left.
  • This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
  • Alternate transportation: Super Shuttle (on request)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $75.00 (one way)

Airport Ground Transportation Special: BWI, Reagan National or Dulles, SAVE $7. From the airport, we track your flight in real time. And, you go directly to the vehicle from baggage claim. From your hotel, you are given a pick-up time based on your flight departure time. Service provided by The Airport Shuttle since 1989, RESERVE TODAY!

Other Transportation

Travel Assistance

Vivian V. Russel Travel Services

The official RailsConf travel planner offers one-stop shopping for your air travel and other travel needs in connection with your attendance at RailsConf.

Vivian V. Russell Travel Services
182 Farmers Lane, Suite 102
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Email: vivianv@sonic.net
Phone: (707) 525-0550, Fax: (707) 525-0560

International Attendees

Please visit travel.state.gov for important information about international travel to the United States.

Rental Cars

Hertz

Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the "Hertz Interactive Reservation System" to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars for the conference. Or call Hertz Reservations at (800) 654-3131 and mention code #01XY0032.

United Airline Discount

United

Purchase your ticket online at united.com and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares. After you link to united.com, enter your origin and destination, travel dates. Click on more search options and enter your promotion code number 564MN; then we will display the available flights. There are no fees for booking on line at united.com when you use the special promotion code. Code is case sensitive so please use capital letters. To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit united.com.

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