The 2018 Annual Conference will be held on the Gulf Coast at the Galveston Island Convention Center from October 17-19, 2018 in Galveston, Texas. Provided below is nearby hotel information. APATX has negotiated rates for the three hotels mentioned below.
HOTEL ROOM GROUP RATES
Hotel accommodations for the conference include the following three hotels and group rates. All rates quoted are for single or double occupancy unless otherwise specified.
- San Luis Resort $189 per night + tax
- Hilton Resort $169 per night + tax
- Holiday Inn Resort $139 per night + tax
All rates quoted do not include applicable 15% occupancy tax (currently 6% state and 9% local, subject to change.) The Resort Fee is waived for our group.
Requests for specific room types may be made at time of reservation; however, requests such as bed type, view and/or smoking preferences are based upon availability at time of check-in and are not guaranteed.
Group rates will be offered by the Hotels prior to and following conference dates, subject to availability of guest rooms/category at the time of the reservation request. Group rates will be offered by the three hotels on Tuesday night – pre conference - and on Friday night - post conference - based upon availability of standard guest rooms.
RESERVATION CUT-OFF DATE
The "cut-off date" for accepting reservations into this group block is September 25, 2018, at 5:00 PM local time OR when the group block is full, whichever comes first.
Reservation requests and/or name/date change requests received after 5:00 p.m. local time on the cut-off date will be accepted based on rate and/or category availability. The group rate is not guaranteed to be available after the cut-off.
MAKING HOTEL RESERVATIONS
In order to obtain our special group rate, guests need to identify themselves as being with “Texas Chapter of American Planning Association”.
All guests may make their reservations by calling the Reservations Department directly for one of the three hotels where you wish to make your reservation:
- The San Luis Resort - $189 per night + tax
- Galveston Hilton Resort - $169 per night + tax
- Holiday Inn Resort - $139 per night + tax
The hotels require a first night's deposit of room and tax or credit card, per room, to guarantee individual reservations. The Hotel accepts all major credit cards as a guarantee.
Guests may cancel individual reservations up to 72-hours prior to arrival without penalty to the individual. Cancellations received inside of 72-hours of arrival will forfeit first night room and tax deposit.
Hotel check-In time is after 4:00 p.m. Check-Out time is prior to 11:00 a.m.
Complimentary self-parking is available for hotel guests at each of the three hotels. Valet Overnight Parking is $18.00 per day. Valet Short-Term Parking is $8.00. Complementary parking for conference attendees who are not hotel guests is available in the 2-level parking garage located under the Galveston Island Convention Center, subject to availability of parking spaces in the garage.
HOTEL SHUTTLE SERVICE TO/FROM CONVENTION CENTER
Complimentary shuttle service to/from the Galveston Island Convention Center to/from each of the three hotels is available during the hours of the conference.