University of Vermont

The 35th Annual African Literature Association Conference

African Literature Association Conference: Hotel & Travel

Hotel & Travel

Accommodations

We encourage you to make your hotel reservations well in advance at the Sheraton Hotel or Holiday Inn. A block of rooms with reduced overnight rates has been reserved for conference participants at the Sheraton or Holiday Inn.

Note: Please keep in mind when booking your hotel room that the ALA Conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel. The Holiday Inn is about a 10 minute walk to the Sheraton Hotel Conference Center where the ALA Conference will be held.

Sheraton HotelSheraton Hotel
To obtain the reduced rate of $95 + 10% tax per room, per night, contact the Sheraton at (802) 865 - 6600 or Toll Free (800) 325 - 3535 by March 14, 2009.

Attendees - Book your room through Sheraton Hotel

Please specify that you are attending the African Literature Association Conference

Holiday InnHoliday Inn
To obtain the reduced rate of $89.95 + 10% tax per room, per night, contact the Holiday Inn at (802) 863 - 6363 or Toll Free (800) 863 - 6600 by March 14, 2009.

Attendees - Book your room through Holiday Inn

Please specify that you are attending the African Literature Association Conference


Travel to Burlington

Burlington is 227 miles northwest of Boston, 300 miles north northeast of New York City, and 100 miles south of Montreal.

Interstate 89 runs into Burlington (Exit 14W) and makes easy connections with I-93 from Boston, I-91 through Massachusetts and Interstate 95 from Hartford.

Traveling from New York Northway (Interstate 87): take Route 149 and 4 around Glens Falls to Route 221 North to Vergennes and Route 7 to Burlington.

Sheraton Hotel

Directions to the University of Vermont Conference Center at the Sheraton Hotel

Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center
870 Williston Road, Burlington, Vermont 05403
Phone (802) 865-6600 Fax (802) 865-6670

FROM THE SOUTH

Boston Area: I-93 North to I-89 towards Hanover/Dartmouth, continue into Vermont. Take Exit 14W in Burlington. Hotel will be immediately on your right. Hotel front desk entrance will be immediately on your right as you enter the parking lot.

Hartford Area: I-91 North to I-89 North. Take Exit 14W in Burlington. Hotel will be immediately on your right. Hotel front desk entrance will be immediately on your right as you enter the parking lot.

New York City - New York State Thruway - I87 Adirondack Northway to
Albany Area: Exit 20 onto rt149 east thru Whitehall New York to rt 4east towards Rutland Vermont, exit 2 onto 22a north (left turn off exit) continue on 22A north past Shoreham Vermont and into the town of Vergennes to Merge onto rt 7 north to Burlington. Exit onto 189 (right lane) and follow signs for Winooski / St. Albans (left lane) to Exit 14W. Take Exit 14W in Burlington. Hotel will be immediately on your right. Hotel front desk entrance will be immediately on your right as you enter the parking lot.

FROM THE NORTH

Montreal Area: Autoroute 10 east towards Sherbrooke, Exit 22 towards Luc/Saint- Jean-Sur Richelieu. Autoroute 35 S becomes Provincial Secondary Route 133 S. Provincial Secondary Route 133 S to the U.S. Border, becomes I-89 S.

Take Interstate 89 to Exit 14W in Burlington. Hotel will be immediately on your right. Hotel front desk entrance will be immediately on your right as you enter the parking lot, but for the Conference Center entrance continue around to the back of the building.

Note: Burlington International Airport is 10 minutes from the Sheraton Hotel and is served by six major airlines. The Sheraton Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel.


Holiday Inn

Directions to the Holiday Inn Burlington

Holiday Inn Burlington
1068 Williston Road South Burlington, Vermont 05403
Phone (802) 863-6363

FROM THE SOUTH

Boston Area: I-93 North to I-89 towards Hanover/Dartmouth, continue into Vermont. Take Exit 14-E onto Williston Road. The Hotel is directly off the exit ramp on the left hand side.

Hartford Area: I-91 North to I-89 North. Take Exit 14-E onto Williston Road. The Hotel is directly off the exit ramp on the left hand side.

New York City - New York State Thruway - I87 Adirondack Northway to
Albany Area: Exit 20 onto rt149 east thru Whitehall New York to rt 4east towards Rutland Vermont, exit 2 onto 22a north (left turn off exit) continue on 22A north past Shoreham Vermont and into the town of Vergennes to Merge onto rt 7 north to Burlington. Exit onto 189 (right lane) and follow signs for Winooski / St. Albans (left lane) to Exit 14E. The Holiday Inn is directly off the ramp on the left.

FROM THE NORTH

Montreal Area: Autoroute 10 east towards Sherbrooke, Exit 22 towards Luc/Saint- Jean-Sur Richelieu. Autoroute 35 S becomes Provincial Secondary Route 133 S. Provincial Secondary Route 133 S to the U.S. Border, becomes I-89 S. to Exit 14E Holiday Inn is .5 mile off the exit on the left.

Last modified July 21 2008 04:20 PM

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