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EDEN 2009 Annual Meeting
October 6 - October 9, 2009
To reserve your room, please call (888-627-8186) . Ask for EDEN -- Purdue University. Rooms are $109.99 per night plus tax for two double beds. The rate is good for three days before and three days after the meeting.
In order to guarantee the $109.99 room rate, reservations must be made by September 15.
For more information about the hotel:
Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel
31 West Ohio Street - Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
It is a bit of a walk from the plane to shuttle transportation. Go down the escalator past the baggage claim (don't forget your checked bags) and go outside at the bottom of the escalator (the walkway is covered if it is raining) go into the next building which is the Ground Transport Building. You can rent a car or get shuttle service there.
Green line is $7 each way and is a bus to downtown. To access the Green line go thru the Ground Transportation building and immediately turn right to Zone 7. You pay the bus driver. For more information: http://www.indygo.net/green_line.htm
The Green Line stops at the Corner of Illinois and Ohio Street. The front entrance to the Sheraton is on Ohio and about one-half block east of where you will be dropped off.
Carey Chauffeured Services and the Indianapolis Airport Shuttle have small booths just to the right when you walk in Ground Transportation.
I was told Carey is $16 each way cash or credit. The ride is 7 to 14 minutes to downtown. Call: 317-241-7100
Indianapolis Airport Shuttle is $15 when you show up or reserve. Call toll free: 866-878-5800.
Taxi. We've been told that it is $35 to $50 to downtown depending on traffic.
The parking garage attached to the hotel is $23 per night for self parking and $25 per night for valet parking. The garage is open seven days per week.
On a budget? Capital Center Parking is one block from the hotel (251 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN - (317) 237- 2960). Steve Cain uses this a lot when visiting Indy. It is outdoor parking and costs $12 per day Monday thru Friday. Please note: They are not open on the weekend.
General Directions to the Hotel (updated as of Oct. 2, 2009)
Take Interstate 74 West to Interstate 495 South to Interstate 65 North
Take the East Washington Street exit (Exit 111) and turn left.
Turn right onto North Delaware.
Turn left onto East Ohio Street.
The hotel will be on the left.
Take Interstate 65 South to the Meridian Street Exit.
Proceed down the ramp and turn right at the second stop light.
Take Meridian Street to Ohio Street and turn right.
The hotel is ahead on the left.
From Indianapolis International Airport
Take Interstate 70 East for 13.1 miles.
Exit at West Street (79a).
Turn Left on South Missouri/South West Street.
Proceed to Ohio Street and turn right
The hotel will be on the right
Take Interstate 65 North to the Washington Street exit (Exit 111).
Turn left on Washington Street.
Turn right onto Delaware Street.
Proceed to Ohio Street and turn left
The hotel will be on the left .