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Travel

Getting to and from the Airport

Ann Arbor is served by the Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).
2800 Midfield Dr., Detroit | 734-AIRPORT

Most domestic and international flights run through “Metro,” which serves as a major Delta Airlines hub. Located in nearby Romulus off I-94, Metro Airport is about 25 miles east of Ann Arbor. Limo and car service is available from the airport. U-M recommended taxis services include Golden Limousine, Crown Ride, Metro Cars and Metro 4 Stars.

If you’re looking for inexpensive transportation to and from the airport, check out the Michigan Flyer-Airride, which is around $25 roundtrip (see website for advanced purchasing details and discounts). If staying in one of our three downtown Ann Arbor housing locations, choose Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr, MI as your destination. Blake Transit Center is a few blocks walk to our on-campus housing locations (see Google Map below). If you are staying at the Ann Arbor Regent, additional transportation will need to be arranged to get from the Blake Transit Center in downtown Ann Arbor to the Ann Arbor Regent.

While in Ann Arbor

Most places in downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan are easily walkable. You can also rent an Arbor Bike if you’re looking for a fun way to explore campus or downtown.

Links for getting out of downtown:
Taxis: Golden Limousine, Crown Ride, Metro Cars & Metro 4 Stars • Zipcar • Bus

Lodging

We have reserved blocks of rooms at three locations within easy walking distance of the IWAC conference: The Bell Tower Hotel, The Dahlmann Campus Inn, and North Quadrangle Residential Hall (University of Michigan Housing). We have also reserved rooms at the Ann Arbor Regent Hotel and Suites, four miles from campus. Shuttle arrangements should be made with the Regent.

Bell Tower Hotel (300 South Thayer)

IWAC Conference Blocks no longer available. Call for availability and pricing. Mention IWAC when booking. Rates are yet to be determined and are not to exceed $183.00 per night, plus taxes, and $22 for each additional guest. King rooms. Rates will be determined Feb 2015.

Toll free number: 800-562-3559 | Website (& online reservations)

Graduate Ann Arbor hotel (615 East Huron Street)

IWAC Conference Blocks no longer available. Call for availability and pricing. Mention IWAC when booking.  $171.00 plus taxes for single & double occupancy Guest Rooms per night. $304.00 plus taxes for single & double occupancy Suites per night. $10.00 for each additional guest, with a maximum of 4 guests per room.

Parking:  The hotel offers 24 hour valet parking. The rate is $20.00 per day per car.

Toll free number: 800-666-8693 | Website (& online reservations)
North Quadrangle Residence Hall (105 S. State St.)

Single $57.50, Double $156.50 (Guests of the university will be assessed a university sanctioned facility use fee of 10% nightly for residence hall room rental. This fee will be assessed and added as a line item on your balance.)

Information about North Quad lodging | Online Reservations

The Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites (2455 Carpenter Rd)

Mention IWAC when booking. $100 single/double per night, plus taxes.  Queen and King rooms.

Toll free number: 800-368-7764 | Website (& online reservations)
*Note: Off-campus location. Regent shuttle available for trips to and from campus. Please contact Samantha McDonald (734) 973-6100 at the Regent to arrange shuttle service.

Residence Inn Ann Arbor Downtown (120 West Huron)

Another downtown lodging option. No conference rates.

Toll free reservation number 1-888-519-6570 | Website

Other Accommodations

The Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau also maintains a listing of area hotels and bed & breakfasts at various rates.

Parking

Like many large cities parking can often times be difficult in Ann Arbor and at the University of Michigan. It is encouraged that if staying at an area hotel that you walk or seek information regarding hotel operated shuttles to campus.

If parking is required, the City of Ann Arbor lots at Maynard and Liberty streets (map) and Washington and State streets (map) are open for all day parking (rate: $1.00 – $1.40/hr). U-M Guest parking is available on campus at the Palmer Parking structure, entry off Washtenaw, one block from Rackham and the North Quadrangle complex (map). Palmer parking rate is $1.50/hr.