2013 Hotel Reservations

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HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

UPDATE: The conference is held at the Sheraton which is completely booked. However, you can get the same rate of $149 plus tax in a nearby hotel, W Atlanta Buckhead.  For reservations call (888) 627-7063 and give the code WISE2013.  There is paid parking at both hotels.  The best way to get to the conference from the W Atlanta Buckhead is a short MARTA train ride which costs $2.50 and stops two blocks from the Sheraton.

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The conference will be held at the Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Hotel located at 165 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, GA  30303. A special conference hotel rate of $149 for single through quad occupancy, plus applicable taxes and fees, is available until October 14, 2013. Phone (800) 833-8624 and identify yourself with Wise Traditions Conference/WAPF 2013 or use the code WPK6A. Or reserve online at

https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/WestonAPriceWiseTraditionsConference2013.
Please contact Paul Frank (304) 724-3006 if you have any questions or issues with making hotel reservations.
Stay in the heart of it all at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. As the premier Atlanta GA hotel rooms and suites for both business and leisure travel, this contemporary address offers the perfect location. Enjoy effortless arrivals and departures – with Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson only 15-minutes away. Breeze to any point in the city in just minutes – from the best attractions to the most prestigious local corporations. You can either walk or take MARTA – the nearest stop is two blocks from our front door. Come experience this vibrant gateway to “The Big Peach,” a dynamic blend of urban attitude, sleek design, and art-deco character. There is no other downtown Atlanta GA hotel quite like it.

Centrally located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, surrounded by fabulous restaurants, exclusive shopping, and pulsating nightlife
Only two blocks from the MARTA public transportation system
Minutes from the Georgia Dome, Phillips Arena, Turner Field, and the midtown and Buckhead entertainment districts
Just 15 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Find attractions around our Atlanta Georgia hotel.
PARKING:
For your convenience, we offer both self and valet parking options with unlimited in and out privileges.

Self Parking:
0-3 hours | $14.00
4-8 hours | $18.00
9-24 hours (overnight) | $22.00
Our self parking area has both covered and uncovered areas. Our covered parking garage is connected to the hotel by a short underground walkway. In order to ensure an easy arrival, we encourage our self-parking guests to unload their luggage with the valet at the hotel’s front door prior to self parking.
Valet Parking:
0-3 hours | $18.00
4-8 hours | $22.00
9-12 hours (overnight) | $29.00

DIRECTIONS:

Regional Driving Directions To Our Downtown Atlanta Hotel
From Hartsfield Jackson International Airport (South of Downtown Atlanta)
From Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, follow the signs for I-85 North. Follow I-85 North into Downtown Atlanta. Take exit number 248C – Andrew Young International Boulevard, GA Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park. Go to the second traffic light and turn left onto Andrew Young International Boulevard. Go to the second traffic light. Turn left onto Courtland Street. The hotel entrance will be the second driveway on the left.
From Interstate 75 South Bound (From North of Atlanta)
Following I-75 going south from the north, follow into Downtown Atlanta. Take exit number 249A Courtland Street. You will merge onto Courtland Street going one way. The hotel will be on the left just after the third traffic, crossing Andrew Young International Boulevard. The hotel entrance will be the second driveway on the left.
From Georgia 400 (GA 400) going south bound (North of Atlanta)
Following GA 400 South, you will merge onto I-85 South. Continue traveling south into Downtown Atlanta. You will merge again with I-75 South. Continue south on I75/85. Take exit number 249A Courtland Street. You will merge onto Courtland Street going one way. The hotel will be on the left just after the third traffic, crossing Andrew Young International Boulevard. The hotel entrance will be the second driveway on the left.
From Interstate 20 East going west bound (east of Atlanta)
Following I-20 west bound toward Downtown Atlanta, exit to I-75/85 Northbound toward Chattanooga/ Greenville. Following I-75/85 North, Take exit number 248C – Andrew Young International Boulevard, GA Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park. Go to the second traffic light and turn left onto Andrew Young International Boulevard. Go to the second traffic light. Turn left onto Courtland Street. The hotel entrance will be the second driveway on the left.
From Interstate 20 West going east bound (west of Atlanta)
Following I-20 east bound toward Downtown Atlanta, exit to I-75/85 Northbound toward Chattanooga/Greenville. Following I-75/85 North, Take exit number 248C – Andrew Young International Boulevard, GA Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park. Go to the second traffic light and turn left onto Andrew Young International Boulevard. Go to the second traffic light. Turn left onto Courtland Street. The hotel entrance will be the second driveway on the left.
Traveling via MARTA (the underground rail system)
We are located at Peachtree Center Station, stop #N1. Once you exit your train, you want to proceed to the escalators on the north end of the train station.(if you travel south, go left. If you travel north go right). Once through the exit gates, go to the long escalator to your right. Follow to the street level. Once on the street level, go left toward the Hard Rock Café. Turn left at the Hard Rock Cafe, that will be Andrew Young International Boulevard. Walk 2 blocks and we will be on the right at the intersection of International Boulevard and Courtland Street.
Should you need further assistance, please contact the Concierge Desk at 678-686-6479

Transportation:

Shuttles

Shuttles leave every 15 minutes from the airport and pick up outside in the Ground Transportation Center between the North and South Terminals. We recommend that you contact the company directly to make reservations or for inquiries:

The Atlanta Airport Shuttle Service
SERVICING DOWNTOWN, MIDTOWN AND BUCKHEAD
Operated by: A-National Limousine

1990 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30315

Phone: (404) 941-3440 or (877) 799-6282

Fax: 404-762-5007

Web site: www.taass.net

Current Taxi Rates

Airport/Downtown

Flat Fare Rate Fare

$30.00 Flat Rate Fare
(@2.00 for each additional passenger) $1.50 surcharge originating from Atlanta Airport

MARTA

Catch MARTA first. With direct train service to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, MARTA is your efficient, no-hassle connection.

MARTA’s airport station is attached to the Airport, right off baggage claim. One way fares are only $2.00 (plus a $.50 Breeze Card Fee) and within 20 minutes, you can be downtown.

MARTA’s Airport Station – the final stop on the South Line – is only a 17-minute trip from Five Points Station, the hub of the MARTA rail system. Other popular destinations are equally accessible from the airport.

All southbound trains go to the airport and have plenty of luggage space available at the end of each railcar. Elevators, located in every rail station, provide additional convenience to travelers carrying multiple bags.

How to Find MARTA in Hartsfield-Jackson

Arriving air travelers should follow the Ground Transportation signs to MARTA. The entrance to MARTA’s Airport Station is located inside the western end of the airport’s main terminal. Our faregates are just a few feet from the baggage claim areas. Follow the signs, they are plentiful.

MARTA rail operating hours

Train Frequencies
Weekdays:  6 a.m. to 7 p.m.: 15 minutes all lines
Weekdays:  7 p.m. to 1 a.m.:  20 minutes all lines
Weekends:  20 minutes all lines

Train Service Hours

Weekdays:  4:45 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Weekends:  6:00 a.m. to 1 a.m.
After 7 pm, Red line travels between Lindbergh & North Springs
After 7 pm, Green line travels between Bankhead & Vine City

Steps to Riding MARTA

1. Plan your trip. Go to www.itsmarta.com or call 404-848-5000 for help and the latest schedule updates.

2. Get a Breeze Card. Available at any Breeze Vending Machine at MARTA stations, RideStores or online at
www.breezecard.com.

3. Load Value (see How to Reload Breeze Card.)

4. Tap your Breeze Card on the blue target to pay your fare on the rail or bus.

5. Tap on the blue target to exit train station.

6. Transfers are free when loaded onto a Breeze Card upon tapping to board a bus and/or exiting the train station. Up to
four transfers can be made within a three hour time period.