Housing and Transportation Information

All scientific sessions will take place at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, April 23-26, 2014.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 19107

Annual Meeting Rate:
$223.00 (USD) plus tax and fees

SBM has reserved a discounted room block at the conference hotel. Booking in the room block provides complimentary access to the hotel fitness center and a 50% discount on in-room internet.

Hotel Reservations Now Open!
Electronically: To reserve your room via the internet click here.
By Phone: Call 1-877-212-5752 and be sure to say that you are booking with the Society of Behavioral Medicine's room block.

ATTENTION GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES - If you need a government rate room please contact the SBM national office at 414.918.3156 and ask for Holland LaFave.

Housing Deadline, Monday, March 31, 2014:
The deadline to reserve your room at the conference rate of $223 (USD) plus taxes and fees is Monday March 31, 9:00 am Eastern. After that time rooms might be available but not at the group rate.

Limited Availability:
Only a limited number of rooms are available at the conference rate so reserve early! Once the conference rooms are sold out we will not be able to offer additional rooms at the conference rate, even if sellout occurs before the Housing Deadline. Book now – space is limited!

Why Stay at the Conference Hotel?

Convenience and Accessibility to Philadelphia Attractions!

Who doesn’t love being able to take a few minutes and run up to your room while attending a conference? Plus, shopping, entertainment and sightseeing options are steps away or accessed by the public transportation located just blocks from the the hotel:

How Do I Get to the Annual Meeting Hotel?

FROM PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PHL):

PLEASE NOTE WHILE AT THE AIRPORT
For information regarding transportation, please visit the Ground Transportation Information desk located in each baggage claim area. The Ground Transportation Information representative can assist you by providing a list of transportation providers that are authorized to travel to your destination. Please understand that the Ground Transportation representatives cannot recommend specific services; however, they are there to provide you with transportation options. Representatives will provide instructions on how to contact the provider of your choice. They will also alert you once your provider arrives to pick you up.

Ground Transportation Services
ZONE 1 - SEPTA BUS
ZONE 2 - RENTAL CAR SHUTTLE
ZONE 3 - PARKING COURTESY SHUTTLE
ZONE 4 - HOTEL SHUTTLE (Marriott Downtown does not provide a shuttle)
ZONE 5 - TAXICABS
ZONE 6 - LIMOUSINES
ZONE 7 - SHARED RIDE VAN SERVICE
ZONE 8 - CHARTER BUS/ COURIERS

BY CAR
Head east from the airport. Take the ramp to PA-291 E. Take exit 13 to merge onto PA-291 E toward I-76 W/Valley Forge. Turn left onto S 26th St. Take the ramp onto I-76 W. Take exit 344 to merge onto I-676 E/U.S. 30 E toward Central Philadelphia. Take the exit toward Broad St/Central Philadelphia. Slight left onto Vine St. Keep right at the fork. Turn right onto N 12th St. Turn right onto Market St. Destination will be on the right. Drive is 10 miles and takes approximately 20 minutes.

BY TAXI
Taxi services can be accessed at Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway. All Taxi rates are based per trip, not per person. Most taxis can accommodate up to 3 passengers. In some cases certain vehicle types can accommodate 4 passengers. Child safety restraint rules apply to taxis. Rates average $26.00 from the airport to Marriott Downtown. Drive takes approximately 20 minutes.

BY SHARED RIDE VANS
Shared ride van services can be accessed at Zone 7 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway.

BY SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (SEPTA):
SEPTA Airport Regional Rail Line platforms can be accessed from the pedestrian walkways between the terminals and the bag claims at Terminals A-East, B, C, D and E (Terminal F passengers board/exit at Terminal E). Trains to Center City Philadelphia depart every 30 minutes between 5:09 AM and 12:09 AM and stop at Terminals E, C/D, B, and A-East before continuing to Market East Station (1170 Market Street & 12th Street). Travel time between the Airport and Market East is approximately 25 minutes and one-way fare is approximately $8.00 cash.