Hotel and Travel

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Convention Center

All meeting activities will be held at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio unless otherwise noted. 

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
300 Lakeside Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44113
Map: Click here

Complimentary Wi-Fi Available
Complimentary Wi-Fi will be provided in the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland.

The Huntington Park Garage is located directly across from the Convention Center and has two entrances at Lakeside and West 3rd Street. It is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Cost averages $10.00 per day. 

Hotel Accommodations 

ASCRS has secured sleeping rooms throughout the downtown area near the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland at discounted rates. Rates are based on availability and subject to state and local fees/taxes. The reservation deadline was May 9, 2019. You must contact the hotel directly to inquire about room availability. Discounted room rates may no longer apply.

All reservations require a first night room deposit, or guests can guarantee reservations with a major credit card. Your credit card will not be charged prior to arrival. Make any necessary cancellations at least 72 hours before the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a cancellation charge. Hotel check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out is 12 p.m. 

Beware of Unauthorized Hotel Solicitations

Note that Destination Cleveland is the only official hotel provider associated with our meeting. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering accommodations for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the meeting. Beware that entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences. Should you be contacted by any agency other than Destination Cleveland, please email ASCRS at with the details.

Hilton Cleveland Downtown -  Headquarters Hotel
100 Lakeside Ave East
Cleveland, Ohio 44114 USA

On-site parking is available at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown for $28 USD. Valet parking is also available at a rate of $38 USD daily.

Westin Cleveland Downtown 
777 Saint Claire Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44114 USA

On-site parking is available at the Westin Cleveland Downtown for $15 USD. Valet parking is also available at a rate of $34 USD daily.

Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower
1360 W Mall Dr.
Cleveland, Ohio 44114 USA

On-site parking is available at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower for $25 USD. Valet parking is also available at a rate of $35 USD daily.

Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown
1380 East 6th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114 USA


Covered parking is $29 plus tax per night. All cars will be valet parked. Self-parking is not available.

Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade
420 Superior Avenue East
Cleveland OH 44114 USA


Valet parking is available at a rate of $32 USD daily. Self-parking is not available at the hotel. There are various nearby garages.

Airport Transportation Information

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is 12 miles from Cleveland downtown. Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) is 53 miles from downtown

Taxi Service - The estimated taxi fare from CLE to the Convention Center and hotels is $35 (one way). Pickups are made at the taxi entrance on the south end of baggage claim, adjacent to Carousel 11. You will need to arrange your taxi with the taxi pick up window and you will be given a voucher to give to your taxi driver. Taxi service is only available with a pre-arranged voucher at the south end of the baggage claim.

The estimated taxi fare from CAK to the Convention Center and hotels is $145 (one way).
Ride Share (Uber/Lyft) - Pickups are made at the Ground Transportation Center, which is located midway between the terminal and the Smart Parking Garage. Please follow the signs for ride share from the baggage claim level welcome center.

Public Transportation (RTA Rapid) - located on the lower level of the main terminal. Trains depart from CLE every 15 minutes. Visit the RTA website for maps, rates and schedules.

Super Shuttle - Reserve with SuperShuttle to and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) ahead of time on their website or app.

Private Car (Carey) - To book a private car, create an account on the Carey website. Once an account is created you can either make reservations through the phone number listed or online. You can also download the app on an IPhone or Android device. Once logged into your account you will need to create your reservation which will include your pick up location, date, time and passenger options. After entering your travel details, select continue. When you select continue, it will then ask if you would like to apply a promo code or account number. You will click yes and select Promo Code. Enter your code (KLATAS), select Apply & Continue to your vehicle selection. Select your vehicle option and click Review & Confirm, you will then enter payment info. Once booking is complete you can find your reservation in the My Reservations tab of your account.
Call 800-336-4646 or visit if you have additional questions.

Car Rental Partners 
Avis is the official car rental service for the ASCRS 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. We encourage you to enroll in either Avis®, Budget® or both! Discount codes can be found below:

An advanced reservation is recommended. First, create an Avis or Budget account. For this you'll need your driver's license and credit card ready. You can rent a car without an account, but you'll lose the benefit of skipping the counter. 

If you already have a profile, add the ASCRS’ discount codes, D619101 for AVIS Wizard and D958401 for Budget Fastbreak, to your account to receive the special rates and benefits. Negotiated insurances are not included.

Weather and Meeting Attire

Cleveland, OH has an average high temperature of 79 degrees Fahrenheit in June, with an average low temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit.  Attire for the conference is business casual.  Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate, attendees may wish to bring a sweater or jacket. 

Foreign Visa Requirements 

Visa requirements vary based on national origin, current residence, previous travel and passport eligibility. 

  • The U.S. Department of State is the most trusted source for up-to-date information on visa and passport issues. 
  • The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables most citizens or nationals of participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less without first obtaining a visa, when they meet certain requirements. 
  • The Visa Wizard is a tool to help travelers understand what type of visa they may need. 

How do I apply? 
We recommend that you apply for a visa as soon as possible. You will need to complete an application and provide a photograph. You may require an interview. Contact the U.S. Embassy or consulate in your country for specific application procedures and estimated wait times for interview appointments.