Hotels & Travel

IMPORTANT — PLEASE READ!

M&M 2012 Phoenix Housing Bureau is a part of the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau. It is the official housing bureau for this Annual Meeting and is handling all hotel reservations. Reservations may be accessed at the link above or by using the PDF forms.

Any communications coming from the GPCVB's Housing Department will be from @visitphoenix.com or identified as M&M 2012 Phoenix Housing Bureau. Do not give your credit card information or make any reservations with any other housing bureau, housing company or convention housing appearing to represent the Greater Phoenix CVB and the M&M 2012 Phoenix Housing Bureau.

These companies, frequently based out of Las Vegas and going by names such as Exposition Housing, Expo Housing Group, Convention Housing, et. al, appear to offer lower rates for hotel rooms and are a SCAM.

Thank you for supporting the M&M 2012 Meeting! Please contact the Meeting Manager with any questions or concerns regarding this issue (meetingmanager@microscopy.org).

M&M 2012 Conference Hotels & Rates (reservations may be made on or after February 2, 2012. Special M&M rates guaranteed until June 28, 2012.)

Hotel M&M 2012 Conference Rate
(Confirmed)
Internet Included Breakfast Included Distance from Conv. Center Entrance
(see map)
Sheraton Phoenix Hotel
(Host Hotel)
$139
Single/Double
  1.5 blocks
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
(Co-Host Hotel)
$139/$159
Single/Double
  Across Street
San Carlos $129
Single/Double
  2.5 blocks
SpringHill Suites by Marriott $110
Single/Double
3 blocks
Holiday Inn Express $129/$139
Single/Double
3.5 blocks
Hampton Inn Midtown $99/$109
Single/Double
4 Light Rail Stops
(2.4 miles)
Hilton Garden Inn $105
Single/Double
  6 Light Rail Stops
(3.5 miles)

Getting to & around Phoenix

The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) has over 1,200 daily flights, with direct or nonstop connections to over 80 U.S. cities and 17 international destinations. Located only six miles (15 minutes) from downtown Phoenix, Sky Harbor features free Wi-Fi, friendly volunteers to help you navigate the airport, dozens of restaurants and stores, and a free shuttle to the closest METRO light-rail stop. http://skyharbor.com

Ground Transportation

CAR/VAN: Visit http://skyharbor.com for detailed information on taxi service, limousine service, and scheduled shuttle service fees and schedules.

LIGHT RAIL: The Phoenix METRO light-rail system operates trains every 10-20 minutes (check http://valleymetro.org for detailed system maps, timetables, and fare information) between downtown Tempe and the north metro area, by way of downtown Phoenix. The Van Buren Street stop is the closest for most M&M 2012 hotels. Fares range from 80 cents to $1.85 one-way.

TRAIN: Amtrak only provides rail service as far as Flagstaff, Arizona. You must take a Coach Thruway bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix. See http://www.amtrak.com for detailed route and map information.

MORE TRAVEL INFO: For detailed attraction, tour, dining and travel information for visitors, please visit http://www.visitphoenix.com.