Hotel Information

Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill
One Dock Street, (2nd and Walnut Streets)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
United States
Phone Number: 1-215-238-6000
Toll Free Reservations (USA and Canada): 1-888-627-7078
Fax: 1-215-238-6652
Hotel web address: http://www.sheratonphiladelphiasocietyhill.com/
Group online reservations ($169.00++ per night): https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/NWCS16Attendee
Online Student Reservations ($127.00++ per night): https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/NWCS16Student
Student ID must be presented upon check-in. SIAM is able to negotiate a limited number of special student rate rooms. Please book early as these rooms sell out quickly!

Hotel Reservation Deadline: July 11, 2016 EXTENDED July 18, 2016

 

Location

Located in one of the most distinguished hotels in Philadelphia, the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill is situated in the heart of America’s most historic neighborhood. Walk the cobblestone streets to Philadelphia’s world class attractions such as Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell, The National Constitution Center, Independence Visitors Center and Penn’s Landing, a short stroll away. Along the way, try top notch restaurants, shopping, nightlife and entertainment.

 

Did you know?

Your support in staying at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill helps keep the conference costs down, which directly affects your registration fees. SIAM guarantees the hotel that we will fill a certain number of “room nights” (rooms per night) during the conference. SIAM incurs penalties if too many attendees opt to stay in other hotels in the area or neglect to indicate to the hotel that they are with the SIAM conference. At this time, conference costs do not include meeting room rental. If SIAM fails to fill the contracted room block, SIAM is then charged the cost for the meeting rooms on a daily basis, along with a hefty penalty. Future registration fees could increase to cover these additional risks.

Reservations

SIAM is holding a block of rooms at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill. These rooms are being held on a first-come, first-served basis at the following discounted rates. Please be aware the room block fills quickly, so we suggest you make your hotel and travel plans early.

The group rate is guaranteed until the cutoff date unless the block fills prior to that.  If there are rooms available after the cutoff date, they will be available at the best rate offered at that time.

Reservation Deadline –July 11, 2016 EXTENDED July 18, 2016 (or until the room block is filled)

Single/Double *             $169.00 per night plus 15.5% tax
Student rate                 $127.00 per night plus 15.5% tax
Student ID must be presented upon check-in. SIAM is able to negotiate a limited number of special student rate rooms. Please book early as these rooms sell out quickly!

All rooms based on availability.
All rates are subject to state and local occupancy taxes.
* Additional fees of $20 per person per night apply to triple occupancy, and $40 per person per night for quad occupancy.

In the event that you find a lower room rate, please make the reservation at the lower rate and notify SIAM immediately (meetings@siam.org). By doing this you will receive the lower rate and be counted towards the SIAM room block. However, please be aware by booking outside the SIAM room block at a lower rate, you may not receive the same benefits as rooms reserved in the SIAM room block (i.e complimentary Internet access).

Reservations are not confirmed until acknowledged in writing by the hotel or verified by phone. Be sure to get a confirmation number from the hotel and be prepared to provide that number to the front desk clerk upon check-in at the hotel.  If hotel reservations are requested by facsimile and written confirmation is not received within two weeks of sending the facsimile, please contact the hotel immediately to verify that the reservation request was received and processed.  Be sure to get a confirmation number.

When making reservations, be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of the SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (NWCS16). In order to receive the SIAM group rate, please make your reservations using the above group reservation link, by fax at +1-215-238-6652 or by mailing the Hotel Reservation Form directly to the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill.  You may also make your reservation by phone by calling +1-888-627-7078 (USA and Canada) or +1-215-238-6000.

Do not make your reservation online using the hotel’s general web site, as this will not allow you to obtain the SIAM group rate. Be sure to use the group link if making reservations online.

Remember to get your confirmation number!

 

Cancellations

If you need to change or cancel your reservation, you must contact the hotel prior to 6:00 PM on your scheduled arrival date to avoid a cancellation fee. You can contact the hotel at +1-888-627-7078 (USA and Canada) or +1-215-238-6000. Remember to get a cancellation number!

 

Check-In and Check-Out

Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM.

 

Deposit

The Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill requires a credit card to confirm and guarantee your reservation. The hotel will send out e-mail confirmations upon request.

 

Health Facilities

Hotel guests will have complimentary use of the fitness center and indoor pool in the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill.

 

Parking

Posted rates apply.

 

Telephone Messages

The hotel operator can be reached at +1-215-238-6000. Telephone messages can be left in guest rooms for guests staying in the hotel.

 

Reception

When making your reservation, remember that the Reception and Poster Session is scheduled for Tuesday, August 9. This is an excellent networking opportunity!

 

Hotel Room Reservation Form

The hotel reservation form is now available here.

 

Hotel Room Sharing Form

The hotel room sharing form is available here.

To RSVP to the conference on Facebook and connect with other attendees, find roommates etc., please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1683574611860735/.

If you are tweeting about the conference, please use the designated hashtag to enable other attendees to keep up with the Twitter conversation and to allow better archiving of our conference discussions.  The hashtag for this meeting is #NWCS16.

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