NALC: Housing information now available for 2015 Houston ‘Rap Session’

April 07, 2015
Rap session participants may now begin making their hotel reservations for the NALC’s 2015 National Conference—better known as a “rap session”—which will be held July 17-19 in Houston.

Rap session registration will take place on Friday, July 17, with workshops scheduled for Saturday, July 18, and the conference session itself on Sunday, July 19.

Hilton Americas–Houston

Exterior New1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX (View on Google Maps)
Check-in: 3:00 pm; Check-out: 12:00 noon
100% non-smoking

Hilton Americas-Houston is located in the heart of downtown Houston and is across the street from Discovery Green Park, next to Toyota Center and two blocks from Minute Maid Park. Many popular attractions are accessible via light-rail.

A limited number of rooms have been set aside for delegates at a group rate of $169 single/double (plus 17 percent tax). A charge of $20 will be added for each guest over double occupancy, with a maximum of four guests per room.

Hotel reservation and cancellation policy:

All reservations require first night deposit, including taxes, at the time of reservation. These will be charged immediately and are refundable up to 72 hours in advance of arrival date.

To make reservations, call the hotel’s reservation department at 800-236-2905.

To receive the group rate, callers must identify they are with the NALC using group code 1LC.

Click here to make reservations online.

Note: Rates cannot be changed at check-in or check-out for guests who fail to identify their affiliation with NALC at the time the reservation is made.

All reservations and any changes must be made by the cut-off date of Monday, June 23. After this date, reservations will be accepted by the hotel based on availability and hotel rate.

Click here for more information about the hotel.

Hotel parking rates (subject to change):
Self-parking (garage): $20; valet: $32

How to get to Houston and the hotel:

Two airports serve Houston:

Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH)Distance from hotel: 25 miles
Estimated drive time: 30 minutes
Estimated cost for transportation to and from airport:
Super Shuttle: $24; Taxi: $56
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)Distance from hotel: 12 miles
Estimated drive time: 15 minutes
Estimated cost for transportation to and from airport:
Super Shuttle: $20; Taxi: $27

Click here for more information about things to do and places to see in Houston.

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