Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel Information

omni-2015-am.jpegOmni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Pl. 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The Omni William Penn Hotel will serve as the SfAA 75th Annual Meeting site. 

Meeting rate: Sold Out

The Omni William Penn Hotel has sold out of the block of rooms that was reserved for the special SfAA guest rate.  While there are still available guest rooms at the Omni William Penn, the charge will be much higher than that which was quoted on the SfAA page.

Online Reservations

Or by calling Omni Reservations at 1-800-843-6664.

 

Overflow Hotel

Hotel Monaco
620 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 

Accross the street from host hotel

Meeting rate: $149 per night

Online Reservations

(855) 338-3837 (Ask for the Society for Applied Anthropology group rate)


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
1 Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 

One block from the host hotel.

Meeting rate: Sold Out

1-800-222-8733 (Ask for the Society for Applied Anthropology group rate)

Online Reservations

Ground Transportation

Adjacent to the hotel is the “T” or Pittsburgh Metro System (links all points of downtown Pittsburgh and Station Square). The metro is free in the downtown area and stops include:

  • Steel Plaza at One Mellon Center (hotel station)
  • Gateway Center
  • Wood Street
  • Station Square – located across the river (entertainment complex, restaurants and shopping)

Public Transportation

Bus 28X Airport Flyer via West Busway with stations in downtown not far from the hotel.

Departs: Approximately every 30 minutes outside of Door 6, Baggage Claim

Rate: $3.75

All 28X vehicles are wheelchair accessible

http://www.flypittsburgh.com/public_transportation

 

SuperShuttle

SuperShuttle (shared ride van service)
Airport to Downtown Pittsburgh hotels: Round trip discounted by $4.00 with Group Discount code**

ExecuCar (luxury private sedan- recommend up to3 passengers)
Airport to Downtown Pittsburgh hotels: One way- discounted by $3.00 with Group Discount code**

Above Rates do not include gratuity at customer discretion

**Discount applies to reservations made online, in advance, using Group Discount Code SAA75 (valid from 3/21-31/15).

https://www.supershuttle.com/default.aspx?GC=SAA75

SuperShuttle is the nation's leading shared-ride airport shuttle, providing door-to-door ground transportation friendly drivers, comfortable vans and reasonable rates.

To book a reservation, simply visit www.SuperShuttle.com or call 1/800-Blue Van (258-3826) - Note the discount only applies to reservations made online.

Online bookings are also eligible for Frequent Flyer Miles with select airline partners!!

Another transportation option is ExecuCar, a sister service offering luxury sedans to/from Pittsburgh International Airport.
It may be booked on the same SuperShuttle website !


Instructions upon arriving at Pittsburgh Intl Airport

COLLECT YOUR LUGGAGE, THEN PROCEED TO THE SUPERSHUTTLE TICKET COUNTER LOCATED IN THE GROUND TRANSPORTATION / CAR RENTAL AREA IN THE CENTER OF THE BAGGAGE CLAIM LEVEL. CHECK IN WITH A CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE OR A TICKETING KIOSK TO RECEIVE A BOARDING PASS BEFORE PROCEEDING OUTSIDE TO THE CURB BOARDING ZONE LOCATED BY DOOR #4.

IF YOU BOOKED A SEDAN, THE DRIVER WILL BE WAITING FOR YOU AT THE BOTTOM OF THE ESCALATOR TO BAGGAGE CLAIM, HOLDING A SIGN WITH YOUR NAME ON IT.