February 26 - March 1, 2014 • Savannah Marriott Riverfront • Savannah, GA

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Savannah Marriott Riverfront - Exterior
2014 Convention Hotel
Savannah Marriott Riverfront
100 General McIntosh Boulevard

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Savannah Marriott
Riverfront Atrium

Hotel Information

All official convention activities will take place in the

Savannah Marriott Riverfront
100 General McIntosh Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31401

The Savannah Marriott Riverfront is located on Savannah's historic riverfront and connected to world-famous River Street via the Riverwalk. Nearby attractions include the city's celebrated historic district, downtown, beautiful squares, historic house museums, art galleries, antique shops, and bookstores.

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2/4/14: 25 double rooms have just become available at the Inn at Ellis Square. For reservations call 877-542-7666 ext 147 or 912-236-4440 ext 147. If you experience difficulties contact our hotel representative, Julie Getty, at 912-944-3282; Email julieinnatellis@aol.com.

Inn at Ellis Square
201 West Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Sigma Tau Delta's special daily room rate (excluding taxes) is $129.

For reservations call the hotel's toll free number: 877-542-7666 extension 147. Be sure to request Sigma Tau Delta's group rate.

Convention Hotel

1/21/14: Due to the tremendous response to this year's convention, the Savannah Marriott Riverfront is full, with only limited availability on some but not all convention nights. Please make your reservations at the Inn at Ellis Square (above).

Sigma Tau Delta's special daily room rate for single to quadruple occupancy (excluding taxes) is $129.

Hotel Registration Link: Book GENR at Savannah Marriott Riverfront for $129.00 per night. Be SURE to change the auto-inserted check-in and check-out dates to correspond to your specific reservation requirements.

Other special group discounts:

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Email the Central Office at englishconvention@niu.edu.
Please include:

We must receive your request by February 4, 2014. Sigma Tau Delta is not responsible for roommate compatibility. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations and expenses.

Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttle

KShuttle is the official provider of scheduled shuttle service from the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport to all hotels in Savannah's Historic District. To receive KShuttle's discounted fare of $15 one-way/$25 roundtrip, you must book online through this link to the KShuttle registration page displaying our convention logo. Click on "Book A Shuttle," then "Click Here to Book A Shuttle Now." Next create your registration by entering your travel information. You do not need a username, password, or promotional code. The discount will automatically be applied to your total. NOTE: A pre-arranged reservation is required prior to your flight's arrival. For best service, it is recommended that you book your shuttle when you book your flight.


Sigma Tau Delta has arranged for a 10% discount off the best available Amtrak fare to Savannah, GA, between February 21 and March 5, 2014, for attendees going to and from the convention. (No other discounts will apply.) To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1-800-872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Convention fares cannot be booked online. Be sure to refer to Amtrak Convention Fare Code X50R-985 when making your reservation. The discounted convention fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week between the designated dates, including Sleepers, Business Class, or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service.

Faculty and students can use the above 10% discount. Alternatively, Amtrak offers a 15% student discount for students who purchase either a Student Advantage Card or International Student Identification Card.

Downtown Savannah "dot" Fare-Free Transportation

To enhance the Savannah experience for both visitors and residents by reducing traffic and parking congestion, the city offers fare-free transportation in and around Savannah's beautiful Historic District. Savannah's "dot" fare-free transportation system includes express shuttles, the Savannah Belles Ferry, and the River Street Streetcar—all fare-free! For a map showing dot system routes, stops, and landings, go to ConnectOnTheDot.com. The Savannah Marriott Riverfront is located on the river just east of Waving Girl Landing (upper right corner of the map) and does not appear on the Connect On The Dot map.

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