Hotel and Airport Transportation Information
Deadline for conference hotel rate: Oct 1st, 2011
The conference hotel for PGAS 2011 is the Tremont House. It is a Wyndham Grand hotel located near the Strand in the historic part of the city. A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at a special rate at the Hotel Galvez and Tremont House. Hotel reservations can be made on-line or by phoning the hotel directly.
Attendees Arriving on 14th October 2011
Please make reservations at Hotel Galvez for October 14th night only. For other days (15th October and beyond) separate reservation is required at the Tremont House.
Attendees Arriving on 15th October 2011 or later
Attendees arriving on October 15th 2011 or later can book all their nights at the Tremont House.
For Reservations at Hotel Galvez
Airport Transportation. The closest major city to Galveston is Houston, TX. The two main Houston airports are Intercontinental (IAH), 70 miles and 75 minutes drive from Galveston, and Hobby (HOU), 43 miles and 45 minutes drive from Galveston. Most airlines service IAH, but some such as Southwest and Delta use HOU.
The Hotel Galvez website provides directions and maps to the hotel from both Intercontinental (IAH) and Hobby (HOU), and information on typical costs for shuttle, taxi, and limo service. The Hotel Galvez also recommends a shuttle service which should be arranged in advance of your trip. For more information visit Super Shuttle to make shuttle reservations.