International Conference on

Cycles in Graphs

in conjunction with the 27th Annual Shanks Lectures

Accommodation

Information on transportation to hotels and Vanderbilt is available here. The conference will take place in the Stevenson Center on the Vanderbilt campus near the intersection of 21st Avenue South and Scarritt Place; find the building "SC MATH" in either the interactive campus map or the PDF campus map (with SC MATH circled in blue).

The conference organizers have negotiated special rates at the hotels listed below. Participants are responsible for making their reservations by communicating directly with the hotel. Additional fees for parking may be charged at some hotels.

NOTE: We encourage you to make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. Due to tourist travel to Nashville during the summer months, hotel rooms near Vanderbilt may be difficult to find.

Courtyard by Marriott (12 minute walk)
1901 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
(800) 245 1959 (toll free) or (615) 327 9900
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnawe-courtyard-nashville-vanderbilt-west-end/

  • The negotiated rate is $119.00 per night. State and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 flat city tax per night) will be added to this.
  • Use corporate promotional code "VBU" to get this rate. Book early; this rate may become unavailable if the hotel fills up.
  • Breakfast costs $6.95-$9.95, parking is $13/day plus tax, free internet.

Extended Stay America (20-25 minute walk or take shuttle)
3311 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
(800) 804 3724 (toll free) or (615) 383 7490
http://www.extendedstayamerica.com/property/extended-stay-america-nashville-vanderbilt-hotel.html

  • The negotiated rate is $82.79 per night. State and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 flat city tax per night) will be added to this.
  • To obtain this rate call and mention "Vanderbilt University Shanks Conference", or email nvb@extendedstay.com with "Attention: Kay Hudson" in the subject line. This rate is not available for online booking.
  • A block of rooms has been reserved for us. Please book by May 5, 2012. After that date, the negotiated rate may not be available.
  • Fully equipped kitchen, free wi-fi, free parking.
  • The free Vanderbilt Medical Center shuttle service (purple route) runs from the Crystal Terrace building (located next door and to the west of Extended Stay America) to Medical Center North (round wing) near Stevenson Center and the Department of Mathematics. Here is the shuttle map and schedule.

Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville-Vanderbilt-Elliston Place (10 minute walk)
2330 Elliston Place, Nashville, TN 37203
(888) 880 5395 (toll free) or (615) 320 6060
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=BNAUVHX

  • The negotiated rate is $129.00 per night. State and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 flat city tax per night) will be added to this.
  • Ask for "Vanderbilt Academic Rate" when calling, or use this special reservation link to get this rate.
  • Free breakfast, free parking, free internet.

Hampton Inn Vanderbilt (10 minute walk)
1919 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
(888) 880 5394 (toll free, U.S. and Canada) or (615) 620 5000
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=BNAVNHX

  • The negotiated rate is $129.00 per night. State and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 flat city tax per night) will be added to this.
  • Ask for "Vanderbilt Academic Rate" when calling, or use this special reservation link to get this rate.
  • Free breakfast, free parking, free internet.

Hilton Garden (15 minute walk)
1715 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
(877) 782 9444 (toll free) or (615) 369 5900
http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=BNANVGI

  • The negotiated rate is $119.00 per night. State and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 flat city tax per night) will be added to this.
  • To obtain this rate, call and ask for the Vanderbilt rate.
  • A block of rooms has been reserved for us. Please book by April 28, 2012. After that date, the negotiated rate may not be available.
  • Free internet, parking is $10/day plus tax, free hotel shuttle within 3 miles of hotel.

Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt (12 minute walk)
2613 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
(877) 327 4707 (toll free, U.S. and Canada) or (615) 327 4707
http://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/nashville/bnavb/hoteldetail

  • Negotiated rate is $129.00 per night. State and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 flat city tax per night) will be added to this.
  • To obtain this rate, email or call the Sales Manager, Pam Moore, pam.moore@ihg.com, say that you are attending a conference at Vanderbilt, and ask for the Vanderbilt rate. This rate is not available for online booking.
  • Free parking, free internet, microwave and refrigerator in room.

Hotel Indigo (15 minute walk)
1719 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
(877) 846 3446 (toll free) or (615) 329 4200
http://www.hotelindigo.com/hotels/us/en/nashville/bnaid/hoteldetail

  • Negotiated rate is $129.00 per night. State and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 flat city tax per night) will be added to this.
  • To obtain this rate call (preferred) or email Christina Capps at ccapps@winstonhospitality.com.
  • The negotiated rate includes free parking and free internet.

Marriott Nashville at Vanderbilt University (10 minute walk)
2555 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
(800) 285 0190 (toll free) or (615) 321 1300
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnaav-nashville-marriott-at-vanderbilt-university/

  • The negotiated rate is $159.00 per night. State and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 flat city tax per night) will be added to this.
  • To obtain this rate, call and quote code "VAHJ". This rate is not available for online booking.
  • Breakfast is $11.95, parking is $21/day plus tax.

Scarritt Bennett Retreat & Conference Center (6 minute walk)
1008 19th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212
(866) 420 5486 (toll free) or (615) 340 7500
http://www.scarrittbennett.org/meetings/guestrooms.aspx
The Scarritt Bennett Center is a non-profit center, formerly a college campus, with dorm-style housing. Most rooms are singles with a shared bathroom. These are very affordable. See the website for rates (we have not negotiated any special arrangement). Note: Smoking and alcohol are not permitted anywhere on the Scarritt Bennett campus.