Venue & Hospitality
3rd International Conference on Oceanography
Conference Dates: June 22-24, 2015
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Driving Directions to
From Airport: Head east on Departures Rd, Keep right, Take the slip road on the left to PA-291 W, Take exit 13 to merge onto PA-291 W towards Island Ave, Turn left onto Island Ave, Make a U-turn, the hotel will be on right side.
From Philadelphia International Airport:
- Distance to hotel: 10 mile(s)
- Alternate transportation: Lady Liberty Transportation; fee: 10 USD (one way) ;on request
- Estimated taxi fare: 28.50 USD (one way)
- Greyhound Bus lines 0.3 mile(s) E
- 13 St Station0.1 mile(s) SE
- Blue Line 0.1 mile(s) S
- Amtrak- PHL 1.2 mile(s) W
Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, and the core of the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the country. Located in the Northeastern United States at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural center of the Delaware Valley.
For most visitors, the landing point will be Center City, the "downtown" section of Philadelphia. It is bounded by Vine St. to the north, the Delaware River to the east, South St. to the south, and the Schuylkill River to the west. The 2010 Center City residential population of 57,000 makes it the third most populated central business district in America, behind New York City and Chicago. Other popular districts to visit are Old City, West Philly, and South Philly. Philadelphia's beautiful City Hall, the Convention Center, Chinatown, Washington Square West, the gay-friendly Gayborhood and the Broad Street Arts Corridor. West of Broad Street and City Hall, includes the art museum district, Rittenhouse Square, shopping resembling an outdoor mall with dining on Chestnut and Walnut Streets, and a good portion of the central business district with Philadelphia's tallest skyscrapers. Philadelphia's oldest historic quarter, where the roots of the American Independence began. Located between 6th Street and the Delaware River, it features Independence Mall and historical landmarks like the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall, and Independence Hall. Also of significance are the art, design and fashion businesses and galleries, making Old City a vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhood with an 'old world' European aesthetic. The Piazza at Schmidts located at 2nd & Germantown Ave is a mixed use development with a large European style plaza surrounded by and old brewery turned apartments with bars and shops at ground