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Located in the nation’s first skyscraper, Loews Philadelphia Hotel combines living history with warm sophistication, and good old-fashioned service with the newest amenities. An exquisite landmark, Loews is in the heart of Center City, just steps to historic attractions. Their state-of-the-art fitness center is equipped with a full range of Cybex cardio and strength training equipment and heated lap pool. Wi-fi is complimentary.

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market St | Philadelphia, PA 19107
Group rate: $189/night + tax for Deluxe Guestroom, $209/night + tax for Luxury Guestroom, $219/night + tax for Concierge Guestroom
Reservations: To receive our special rate, book your reservation through the AAC Loews discount link.
Update: The room block is filling up quickly - reserve your room now! Please note: several nights are now sold out. Call Loews at 888.575.6397 if you need reservation assistance.

Hotel Deadine: Friday, September 21st.

Childcare: Please contact the Loews Philadelphia Hotel concierge for information and reservations


OTHER HOTEL OPTIONS: We do not have discounted room blocks available at these hotels, but they are listed on for under $300 per night and are less than a mile from Loews:

Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 | 866-573-4235

Aloft Philadelphia Downtown
101 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA | 866-925-8676

Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
1305 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 | 866-539-5067

The Windsor Suites
1700 Ben Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 | 866-539-9234

Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown Center City
219 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 | 866-573-4235


Train Station


Flying: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is about 10 miles from Center City Philadelphia and is conveniently connected to the city center via light rail.

Commuter Rail: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, SEPTA, provides train service between Center City and the Airport on the Airport Regional Rail Line. Trains run every 30 minutes and operate from 4:52 am to 11:52 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 5:07 am to 12:30 am (Airport to Center City). The one-way Regional Rail fare to Center City is $6.75.

Taxicabs: Taxicabs are readily available and provide service to the Philadelphia metro area and surrounding counties. Taxicabs can be accessed at Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway. There is a $28.50 flat-rate charge (before gratuity) to travel to Center City Philadelphia. Uber / Lyft are also available.

Driving: Address for check-in and parking at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel: 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Valet Parking: $49 inclusive of 22.5% tax, overnight. Multiple Self-parking options available within two block radius of hotel.

Taking the train: 30th Street Station is the main railroad station in Philadelphia and is just 1.3 miles from the Loews Hotel - just hop on the 13th-Market trolley $2.50 from the station. 30th Street Station is served by both Amtrak and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). Easy access from cities like New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC!




Conference sessions will be held at the historic landmark Loews Philadelphia Hotel - conveniently located right in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia.

A variety of tours will be provided in the afternoons, including architectural walks, studio visits, residency tours and off-site workshops. Ground transportation will be provided for off-site activities not within walking distance. Philadelphia is a very walkable city, with shops, restaurants, museums, and nightlife all a short distance from the hotel.

All conference sessions and evening event venues are wheelchair accessible. In addition, afternoon tours and workshops will include options that are accessible. If walking is prohibitive, or you have other concerns about accessibility, please contact us by September 5th and we will be happy to make arrangements for you.

Lunch is provided as part of your conference registration. Coffee/tea is available at the conference site each morning at 8:30am. And there are lots of great options for you to find breakfast within a couple blocks of the hotel!

BREAKFAST: Reading Terminal Market (0.1 miles from the Loews Hotel) is home to lots of amazing stalls and several bakeries as well as the Down Home Diner.

PHARMACY: CVS Pharmacy 1046 Market St (0.2 miles from Loews); Target 1128 Chestnut St (0.2 miles from Loews)

GROCERY: MOM's Organic Market, S. 11th Street (0.2 miles from Loews)