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Hotel and Travel Information

The conference is truly national, as we are expecting presenters from across the United States—including Florida, California, Washington State, and Hawaii! Thus, we are providing the following information on hotels and travel.

HOTELS

HOTEL INFORMATION ON THE TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY WEBSITE
For travel information, please go to the Teachers College, Columbia University Website and click on the links under the section entitled “PLAN A VISIT” after you go to:
http://www.tc.columbia.edu/admissions/?Id=Plan+a+Visit&Info=Accommodations
There you will find additional information on Accommodations, as well a map of the area.

RECOMMENDED HOTELS

Hotel Beacon  (4 stars)  Ranked # 1 of 29 on the Upper West Side

2130 Broadway at 75th Street
NY, NY 10023
(212) 787-11100
$256 and up

NOTE: This involves about a $10.00 taxi cab ride to Teachers College, Columbia University located at 525 West 120th Street ; or, a short (25-30 minutes) subway ride to 116th Street and Broadway—Columbia University Stop. You then walk the short 4 blocks to Teachers College.


The Lucerne Hotel (4 stars) Ranked # 2 of 29 on the Upper West Side
201 West 79th Street, NY, NY  (215) 875-1000
$185 and up
http://www.thelucernehotel.com/

NOTE: This involves about a $10.00 taxi cab ride to Teachers College, Columbia University located at 525 West 120th Street ; or, a short (25-30 minutes) subway ride to 116th Street and Broadway—Columbia University Stop. You then walk the short 4 blocks to Teachers College.


Holiday Inn New York City Midtown (4 stars) (Closer to Midtown)
$172 and up
http://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/new-york-city/nycup/hoteldetail
Holiday Inn New York City Midtown (4 stars)
440 West 57th Street
NY, NY 10019
NOTE: This involves a $15.00 taxi cab ride to Teachers College, Columbia University located at 525 West 120th Street. Or, a 10 minute walk to the subway, and another 25-30 minute subway ride.


NYLO New York City (4 stars)
http://nylohotels.com/nyc
$271 and up
2178 Broadway at West 77th Street
NY, NY
(212) 362-1100

NOTE: This involves about a $10.00 taxi cab ride to Teachers College, Columbia University located at 525 West 120th Street ; or, a short (25-30 minutes) subway ride to 116th Street and Broadway—Columbia University Stop. You then walk the short 4 blocks to Teachers College.


RECOMMENDED HOTEL RESOURCE
FOLLOW THIS LINK TO PLAN YOUR HOTEL STAY—COMPARING A VARIETY OF PRICE RANGES FOR LOCATIONS ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE OF MANHATTAN:
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g60763-zfn2-New_York_City_New_York-Hotels.html


TRAVEL

TRAVEL INFORMATION ON THE TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

For additional travel information, please go to the Teachers College, Columbia University Website and click on the links under the section entitled “PLAN A VISIT” after you go to:
http://www.tc.columbia.edu/admissions/index.htm?Id=Plan+a+Visit&Info=Directions

There you will find additional directions by AIR, BUS, CAR, SUBWAY, and TRAIN.

OTHER TRAVEL INFORMATION

CLOSEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS: JFK AND NEWARK
There are two international airports in the New York City area: (1) JFK international airport; and, (2) Newark International Airport.

TAXI FROM JFK: JFK is located in Queens Borough of NYC. Teachers College, Columbia University is located in the Manhattan Borough of NYC. Taking a taxi would be the most convenient way to reach Manhattan from the JFK airport. It costs about $50 to reach any destination in Manhattan from the JFK, whether your hotel or Teachers College, Columbia University.

SUBWAY FROM JFK: Taking the subway from JFK is another option for reaching Manhattan where Teachers College, Columbia University is located. However, this option is much slower (e.g. up to 1 hour and 45 minutes) and rather inconvenient when carrying luggage (up and down several sets of stairs). You can take the airport shuttle to Howard Beach station to board A Train which takes you to 42nd Street/Times Square where you transfer to No. 1 subway train; you must be careful to select the UPTOWN # 1 train; you would get off at 116 Street Station, also known as the Columbia University Station.

TAXI FROM NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Newark airport is located in the city of Newark, New Jersey. A taxi from Newark to Manhattan or to the college costs about $50.

TRAIN AND SUBWAY FROM NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: You can also take a train to reach Manhattan from the Newark Airport. The train will take you from Newark to the Penn Station stop in Manhattan; once there, you can transfer to the No. 1 Subway train, heading uptown, allowing you to reach the 116 Street Station, also known as the Columbia University Station).

CLOSEST DOMESTIC AIRPORT: LAGUARDIA

TAXI FROM LAGUARDIA: The closest domestic airport is the LaGuardia Airport. A taxi costs about $30-$35 or more to reach most hotels Manhattan, and about $30 to reach Teachers College, Columbia University by taxi.

SUBWAY FROM LAGUARDIA: You can also take bus No. M60 which takes you directly to the West Gate at 116th and Broadway. Teachers College, Columbia University is a short walk, being located at 525 West 120th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave.