2017 Travel and Lodging
Getting Around Norfolk
OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 East Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Refined luxury and stylish comfort come together brilliantly at Norfolk Waterside Marriott. Perched in the heart of the city’s charming downtown historic district, the hotel is conveniently located just moments from the U.S.S. Wisconsin and cruises on the Spirit of Norfolk. Stretch out in a well-appointed room or suite, which offers river views, plush bedding, and premium bath amenities. Challenge yourself with a workout in the hotel’s state-of-the-art gym or enjoy a swim in the heated indoor pool. Delicious dining awaits you at Shula’s 347 Grill, as well as craft cocktails at The Lounge. The GAS conference venues are within a one-mile walk or drive.
Reserve by May 7, 2017
GAS has reserved a block of single and double rooms at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. We negotiated a special rate of $127++ per night and a discounted self-parking rate of $14 per car per day for conference attendees (prices do not include tax).
to ensure your room and the GAS discount! Please note that GAS members receive favorable hotel rates because we guarantee a large number of nights. GAS pays a fee for rooms not taken. You can help GAS, and your fellow members, by staying at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott.
Discount on flights to Norfolk International Airport (ORF). Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com/meeting
. Select “Book Your Flight” and enter the meeting code NMP9S in the box provided. Or call Delta at 800.328.1111 (fee will apply). Discounts applicable to US/Canada originating passengers only.
Hertz: Call 800.654.2240 and mention CV#05170002.
Alamo: Call 800.354.2322 and give Association ID #706768.
Looking to share a car? Post a note on the GAS Forum to connect with other GAS members.
From Norfolk International Airport (ORF) to the Norfolk Waterside Marriott:
Drive: Exit airport and take Norview Avenue. Turn left onto VA 165 South (North Military Highway) which becomes US 13 South. Merge onto I-264 West towards Norfolk. Take the East City Hall Avenue exit (exit 10). Turn left onto St Pauls Boulevard and turn right onto East Main Street. Hotel will be on your right.
Alternate Transportation from the Airport: Orange Peel Transportation ($30 USD), bus service ($25 USD), taxi ($25 USD). All fare estimates are one way.
From Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) to the Norfolk Waterside Marriott:
Take I-64 Southeast across and through Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel into Norfolk and then take exit 277A (Tidewater Drive South). Merge onto Tidewater Drive South, follow signs for Waterside Drive and merge onto it. Turn right onto Atlantic and first left onto East Main Street.
Alternate Transportation from the Airport: Carey/VIP and Celebrity Limousines ($45 USD), bus service ($80 USD), taxi ($80 USD). All fare estimates are one way.
Getting Around Norfolk
F.R.E.D. (Free Ride Every Day): A free battery-operated vehicle located downtown, available for riders over 8 years of age. To ride, call 757-478-7233 during operating hours. www.downtownnorfolk.org/go/fred.
GAS Shuttles: Glass Art Society shuttles will operate on a regular basis from the Norfolk Waterside Marriott to other conference venues in the mornings and evenings of June 1-3. Detailed schedules will be posted at www.glassart.org/2017shuttle.html
Taxis: Black and White Cabs offers 24-hour taxi service in Norfolk. Call 757-855-4444.
The Tide: Norfolk’s light rail system has eleven stations providing access to dining, shopping, entertainment in the downtown area. Information at www.gohrt.com/services/thetide.
Uber and Lyft: Download apps to reserve convenient rides in and around Norfolk via Uber (uber.com) or Lyft (lyft.com).
Walking: The 2017 GAS conference venues are walkable, all located within a one-mile radius.
The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.