2017 Lodging & Transportation

2017 Lodging

The 38th Annual Meeting will be held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville – Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina.

Southern Gerontological Society has secured a block of rooms for attendees with a room rate of $139.00 per night. SGS meeting attendees have discounted rates from Wednesday, April 5 through Sunday, April 9, 2017. In order to secure the room block guarantee rate, reservations must be made by March 14, 2017.

The group code is “SGS”. If you’d like to request a late check-out time, please include this request under special comments on the hotel reservation page or request at the time of check-in to the DoubleTree property. This request will be honored at the discretion of the hotel, based on availability.

Check-in time: 3pm Check-out time: 11am.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville – Biltmore

115 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, North Carolina

Phone: (828) 274-1800

Arriving by Air

Allegiant Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, and United all serve the Asheville Regional Airport (Airport code: AVL)

Delta Airlines has provided a discount code for this meeting for attendees flying directly into Asheville Regional Airport. Please use code NMNYH when prompted for Group Code.

Charlotte International Airport (CLT) is approximately two hours by car. Both the Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI) and the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is just over one hour by car (approximately 70 miles to either).

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Enterprise Group Discount

Enterprise Car Rental offers a discount to SGS attendees. When making rental arrangements, use group code XZ21571.

From the Asheville Regional Airport, attendees may use a number of options for travel to the hotel.

By Taxi: $40 one way

By Uber: See Below

*Prices are approximated based on current market rate information and are not guaranteed.

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*Approximately: $22.00 - $35.00

*Prices are approximated based on current market rate information and are not guaranteed.

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About The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville – Biltmore

Renovated in December of 2013, located just one block from the entrance of the historic Biltmore Estate. The Asheville hotel was once an integral part of the Biltmore Estate and features stunning Vanderbilt-inspired gardens.

Within walking distance of the Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Village and the Blue Ridge Parkway, offering quaint shopping, variety of dining opportunities and stunning architecture. Take the shuttle to downtown Asheville or Biltmore Village. Indulge in a delicious warm chocolate chip cookie straight from the oven, and relax in a comfortable guest room or suite with free WiFi.

Start your day off right at the lobby Market Place Bar, offering freshly brewed coffee and teas, homemade pastries, fresh fruits and more. Indulge in a delicious cooked-to-order breakfast in the Ducker Tea Room or enjoy a luscious meal from the in-room dining menu or on-site TGI Fridays.

After a long day of meetings or exploring Asheville, enjoy a refreshing swim in the indoor pool with a retractable roof and whirlpool, or retire to a comfortable guest room or suite.