Medical Anthropology at the Intersections:
Celebrating 50 Years of Interdisciplinarity

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Lodging and Travel Information

The conference map shows all conference event locations and the nearest hotels. Registration and all plenary events will be held in Woolsey Hall (500 College Street).

Dinner will not be provided by the conference on Thursday or Saturday nights, and since local restaurants may become full, we strongly recommend making advance reservations.

Shuttle schedule for the conference (web) or download pdf.

 

Hotel Accommodations

Courtyard by Marriott at Yale
30 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, CT  06511
(within walking distance of campus)

SOLD OUT!
Phone:  203-777-6221 or toll free 1-888-522-1186 (if calling within the U.S.)
For reservations made outside of the U.S. only e-mail Lorey O’Neill, lloneill@newhavenhotel.com
Fax:  203-772-1089

Website:  http://www.courtyardmarriottyale.com

Room rate is $144.00 single or double plus 12% sales tax.  Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel (note: toll-free number for within the U.S. only). Please reference you are attending the Society for Medical Anthropology Conference.  The deadline to reserve a room at the conference rate is August 25, 2009 or until all rooms in the block are filled.

Overnight parking charge is: $15.00 + tax (subject to increase)

Omni New Haven Hotel
155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: 203-772-6664 or toll free 1-800-THE-OMNI (if calling within the U.S.)
Reservations can also be made on-line (within or outside the U.S.)
Fax: 203-974-6780
(within walking distance of campus)

Website: www.omnihotels.com

Room rate is $161.00 single or double plus 12% sales tax. Room reservations can be made on-line or by contacting the hotel (note: toll-free number for within the U.S. only). Please reference you are attending the Society for Medical Anthropology Conference. The deadline to reserve a room at the conference rate is September 3, 2009 or until all rooms in the block are filled.

Overnight parking charge is: $19.00 + tax (subject to increase)

New Haven Hotel
229 George Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: 203-498-3100 or toll free 1-800-644-6835 (if calling within the U.S.)
For reservations made outside of the U.S. e-mail Lorey O’Neill, lloneill@newhavenhotel.com
Fax: 203-498-0911
(within walking distance of campus)

Website: www.newhavenhotel.com

SOLD OUT!
Room rate is $139.00 single or double plus 12% sales tax. Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel (note: toll-free number for within the U.S. only). Please reference you are attending the Society for Medical Anthropology Conference. The deadline to reserve a room at the conference rate is August 25, 2009 or until all rooms in the block are filled.

Overnight parking charge is: $12.00 + tax (subject to increase)

The Study
1157 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(within walking distance of campus)

Phone: 203-503-3900
Fax: 203-503-3901
Reservations can also be made by e-mail (within or outside the U.S.):
reservations @studyhotels.com

Room rate is $189.00 single or double plus 12% sales tax.  Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel. Please reference you are attending the Society for Medical Anthropology Conference.  The deadline to reserve a room at the conference rate is August 24, 2009 or until all rooms in the block are filled.

Overnight parking charge is: $22.00 + tax (subject to increase)
(includes in/out privileges)

La Quinta Inn & Suites
400 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-562-1111
Fax: 203-865-7440

Website: www.LQ.com

Room rate is $99.00 single or double plus 12% sales tax.  Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel. Please reference you are attending Yale - Medical Anthropology Conference.  The deadline to reserve a room at the conference rate is August 24, 2009 or until all rooms in the block are filled.

No charge for overnight parking.

Premiere Hotel & Suites
3 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-777-5337 or toll free 1-866-458-0232 (if calling within the U.S.)
For reservations made outside of the U.S. e-mail Lee Vessicchio,
LVessicchio@newhavensuites.com
Fax: 203-777-2808

Website: www.newhavensuites.com/

Room rate is $133.00 single or double plus 12% sales tax. Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel (note: toll-free number for within the U.S. only). Please reference you are attending the Society for Medical Anthropology Conference. The deadline to reserve a room at the conference rate is August 24, 2009 or until all rooms in the block are filled.

No charge for overnight parking.

Clarion Hotel & Suites
2260 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
-Fifteen minute ride from campus, limited shuttle service will be available

Phone: 203-288-3831 or toll free 1-800-424-6423 (if calling within the U.S.)
Fax: 203-281-6032

Website: http://www.schafferhotels.com/

Room rate is $109.00 single or double plus 12% sales tax.  Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel (note: toll-free number for within the U.S. only). Please reference you are attending the Society for Medical Anthropology Conference.  The deadline to reserve a room at the conference rate is August 13, 2009 or until all rooms in the block are filled.

Driving Directions & Parking
1 ½ hours from New York City, 2 hours from Providence, 3 hours from Boston

Please refer to hotel website for driving directions. Overnight parking is available at the hotels, payment to be made directly with the parking facility or hotel per fee listed above.  Vehicles will not be needed for travel during the conference.

Yale Travel Guide
Orbitz is Yale's preferred travel vendor and can assist with airline flights or car rental needs. Call toll-free 888-656-4546

Travel by air

Tweed-New Haven Airport
The closest airport to campus, Tweed-New Haven is a short 10-minute taxi ride away from Yale. US Airways commuter carrier services Tweed-New Haven, with connections through Philadelphia.

Metro Taxi, (203) 777-7777. Service from the airport to hotels and campus via taxi is approximately $15 to $20 one way.

Hartford: Bradley Airport
Bradley Airport is located north of Hartford, about 1 hour from New Haven, 1½ hours during rush hour; serviced by all major airline carriers.

From Bradley to New Haven:
CT Limo, (800) 472-5466, www.ctlimo.com, $84 round trip / $44 one way, per passenger; drop off at New Haven’s Long Wharf Terminal (located at 600 Long Wharf Drive), a five-minute cab ride to hotels and campus (contact Metro Taxi 777-7777). Rental cars are also available from Bradley Airport.

New York Area Airports: Kennedy, Laguardia & Newark
All New York area airports are approximately 2 to 3 hours from campus and service all major airlines.

CT Limo (800) 472-5466, www.ctlimo.com, from Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports ($130 round trip / $67 one way, per passenger) and Newark ($166 round trip / $85 one way); drop off at New Haven’s Long Wharf Terminal, a five-minute cab ride to hotels and campus (Contact Metro Taxi 777-7777).

Prime Time Shuttle Service (800) 733-8267, www.ToTheAirport.com, from Kennedy ($146 round trip / $75 one way, per passenger) and LaGuardia Airports ($138 round trip / $71 one way, per passenger); drop off at all New Haven hotels.

Red Dot Limousine Service (800) 673-3368, www.18006reddot.com, from Kennedy and LaGuardia, $126 round trip / $63 one way, per passenger; drop off at the Omni, Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn, or Residence Inn.

New York Airport Express Service Bus from Kennedy and LaGuardia to Grand Central Train Station in New York City; from Grand Central take Metro-North train to Union Station in New Haven.

Amtrak from Newark Airport Terminal take train to Amtrak sub-station, then Amtrak train to Union Station in New Haven.

Travel by Train & Bus

Amtrak (800) 872-7245, www.amtrak.com, The Acela Express offers expedient service between Boston and DC. Amtrak services New Haven from Penn Station in New York. Average travel times by regular rail to New Haven are as follows: from Boston 3 hours, from New York 2 hours, from Philadelphia 4 hours.

Peter Pan (800) 343-9999, www.peterpanbus.com, and Greyhound (800) 231-2222, www.greyhound.com, both serve New Haven.

Metro-North Railroad (800) 638-7646, http://as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules, Metro-North is a commuter train with lines running from Grand Central to New Haven.

Travel by Car

New Haven is located 1½ hours from New York City, 2 hours from Providence, 3 hours from Boston.

Driving directions to Luce Hall or refer to the hotel website for directions.

Overnight parking is available at the hotels, payment to be made directly with the parking facility or hotel per fees listed above. Vehicles will not be needed for travel during the conference.

Additional Yale & New Haven Information

www.yale.edu

www.cityofnewhaven.com

www.infonewhaven.com