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Hotel & Travel Information

JW Marriott, Indianapolis Hotel Information

JW Marriott Indianapolis

10 S. West Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 • (317) 860-5800
The hotel has a smoke-free policy

Block name: Internet2

Block dates:  Friday October 24, 2014 through and including Friday October 31, 2014

Block rate: $184/night for single or double occupancy. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable taxes in effect at the time of check in (currently 17.00%).

Reservation method:  Reservations for this event are to be made by individual attendees directly with the JW Marriott either by calling Marriott reservations at 1-866-704-6162, by calling the JW Marriott directly at (317) 860-5800 (Please make sure to reference the Internet2 block). Attendees can also book their reservation online. Group rates will be available 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates. A limited number of government rate rooms are available.  A valid government ID is required at check-in to receive this rate.

Block cut-off date: Friday September 26, 2014 at 5:00pm local time at the hotel.

Check in: 3:00 p.m.
Check out: 11:00 a.m.

Guarantee and Cancellation Policy
All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. You may cancel your reservation for no charge until 6:00 PM EST day of arrival.  After 6:00 PM EST one night’s room and tax of your stay will be charged.

Guest Rooms
Our Indianapolis hotel rooms offer it all, from sumptuous bedding to 24-hour room service, flat-screen televisions and more.  All rooms come with a variety of amenities including daily housekeeping, high-speed internet access, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, coffee/tea maker, work desks with ergonomic chairs, two-line speaker phones, hair dryer, oversized bath towels, terry bathrobes, complimentary newspaper delivered (upon request).  Other services designed for guest convenience include on-site restaurants, a 24-hour full-service business center and state of the art fitness center and indoor pool.

Parking Information
Nightly valet parking fee: $36 USD per day
Onsite parking fee: $31 USD per day

Personal Belongings
Please note: Neither the JW Marriott nor Internet2 will be responsible for any property lost or stolen on hotel premises.

Hotel Restaurants
High Velocity: American sports bar (lunch and dinner)
In-Room Dining: Traditional American (24 hours)
Osteria Pronto: Italian cuisine with contemporary influence (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Starbucks: Coffee, Tea & Snacks
T.G.I. Friday’s: American (lunch)


Driving Directions

From Indianapolis International Airport

  1. Head Northwest on Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive – 1.9 miles
  2. Slight left on the ramp to I-70 East - .1 mile
  3. Keep left at the fork to continue to I-70 East - .5 mile
  4. Keep right at the fork to continue to I-70 East – 1.5 miles
  5. Keep left at the fork follow signs for 1-70 East/I-465 North/I-74 W/Indianapolis and merge onto I-70 East – 8.3 miles
  6. Take exit 79B to merge onto South Illinois Street – 1.2 miles
  7. Turn left at West Washington Street – .4 mile
  8. Turn left at South West Street – 62 feet

From West

  1. I-70 E towards Indianapolis
  2. Take Exit 79B to merge onto S Illinois Street – 1.2 miles
  3. Turn left at West Washington Street – .4 mile
  4. Turn left at South West Street – 62 feet

From North West

  1. I-65 South toward Indianapolis
  2. Take Exit 114 toward Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Street/to W Street .4 mile
  3. Merge onto W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Street .5 mile
  4. West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Street turns slightly left and becomes North West Street .6 mile

From North East

  1. I-69 South
  2. Take Exit 0 to merge onto I-465 S/IN-37 South – 7.6 miles
  3. Take Exit 44 for I-70 West towards Indianapolis .2 mile
  4. Continue on ramp and merge onto I-70 West – 6.1 miles
  5. Take Exit 83A for Ohio Street – 1.5 miles
  6. Slight right at East Ohio Street – 1.1 miles
  7. Turn left at North West Street .2 mile

From South

  1. I-65 North
  2. Take the Exit on the left onto I-70 West toward St. Louis – 1.1 miles
  3. Take Exit 79A toward West Street .3 mile
  4. Keep right at fork, follow signs for I.U. Medical Center/I.U.P.U.L/Convention Center and merge onto South Missouri Street .8 mile
  5. Take the 1st left onto South Missouri Street – .1 mile
  6. Turn left at West Washington Street .1 mile
  7. Take the 1st left onto South West Street – 62 feet

From East

  1. I-70 West
  2. Take Exit 83A for Ohio Street – 1.5 miles
  3. Slight right at East Ohio Street – 1.1 miles
  4. Turn left at North West Street .2 mile

Downtown Indianapolis Transportation

IndyGo – IndyGo operates 31 local service routes, 27 of which converge in the downtown area.

Travel Discounts

Conlin Travel is available to assist with your flight accommodations for the Technology Exchange Meeting. Meeting contracts have been established with both Delta and United Airlines. Discounts between 2%-10% are applicable to U.S. and Canada originating passengers. Contracts are not valid with other discounts, certificates, coupons or promotional offers.

Not all fares are eligible for use with this contract. Fare rules will determine eligibility.

Please call (800) 783-9559 Monday–Friday from 8:00a–8:00p ET to make your reservation. If you prefer to book online, please select that you will be attending the Technology Exchange Meeting when prompted.

After your travel arrangements have been booked, you will receive an itinerary via email. Please review your flight schedule upon receipt to confirm its accuracy and notify Conlin Travel immediately if you identify any discrepancies.

Things To See and Do in the Indianapolis, IN Area

Peruse this short list of Indianapolis area attractions and services, and for even more activity ideas—including downtown attractions.—Visit Indy, Guides and Maps.

Arts & Culture
Indianapolis Museum of Art – One of the 10 largest and 10 oldest general art museums in the nation, with a collection of more than 54,000 works spanning 5,000 years.
Indianapolis Museum of Art– Features thought provoking exhibitions of the latest trends and talent doing ambitious, original works of contemporary art.
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art – Houses an extensive collection of Native American art, as well as Western American paintings and sculptures collected by businessman and philanthropist Harrison Eiteljorg.
Crackers Comedy Club – The premier comedy nightclub in Indianapolis.

Attractions & Shopping
Indiana State Museum – Exhibits on the science, art, culture and history of Indiana from prehistoric times up to the present day.
NCAA Hall of Champions – Boasts two-levels of interactive exhibits to engage visitors and create a true-to-life understanding of what it takes to make the grade.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Home of the Indianapolis 500 and the Hall of Fame Museum
Circle Centre – Connected by skywalks to several downtown hotels, Circle Centre is a four-level mall with over 125 stores for shipping, dining and entertainment.
Fountain Square Cultural District – This funky neighborhood has vintage and antique shops, restaurants, working artists, a vibrant arts scene and one-of-a-kind stores.

Visit Indy - The Official Travel and Visitors Bureau for Indianapolis, Indiana

Miscellaneous Services

Nearby Churches

  • St. John Catholic Church, 126 W Georgia St., (317) 637-3941
  • Christ Church Cathedral, 125 Monument Circle, (317) 636-4577

Nearby Temples/Synagogues

  • An Lac Temple, 5249 E 30th St, (317) 545-1234
  • Congregation B’Nai Torah, 6510 Hoover Rd., (317) 253-5253

Nearby Mosques

  • Islamic Center of Indianapolis, 2846 Cold Spring Rd., (317) 923-2847
  • Muhammad Mosque, 2248 E 38th St., (317) 542-7720

Nearby Banks

  • Chase Bank, 302 W Washington
  • PNC Bank, 101 W Washington

Nearby Pharmacies

  • CVS Pharmacy, 175 N. Illinois St., (317) 636-6664
  • Walgreens, 342 Massachusetts, (317) 631-6000

Nearby Hospitals

  • IU Health University Hospital, 550 University Blvd., (317) 944-5000
  • IU Health Methodist Hospital, 1701 N. Senate Blvd., (317) 962-2000

For more information on the Indianapolis area, go to visitindy.com.

Temporary Visitors to the USA

Contact the U.S. State Department for information about a Visitor Visa. If you require a letter of invitation for your visa application, please email your request to Di Lu (dlu@internet2.edu).