Hotel & Travel

Hotel & Travel

The 2019 ALTA conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Rochester and the Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center in downtown Rochester, New York. The Hyatt Regency is located across the street from the convention center. ALTA has secured a block of rooms in the Hyatt Regency for conference attendees. For your convenience, we encourage you to book your hotel reservations in advance. Plus, when you book at the conference hotel, a portion of the proceeds go to ALTA, so show your support by booking your room in our block!

The Hyatt Regency Rochester is connected to the Convention Center via an enclosed skyway, a 3-minute walk. The skywalk is elevator-accessible. Located on the Genesee River, the Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center has 100,000 square feet of space with high-speed broadband wireless internet and enclosed walkways to hotels, dining, and a parking garage. Conference sessions and other events will be held there. 

Main Hotel Information

Host Hotel: Hyatt Regency Rochester

125 E. Main St., Rochester, NY 14604

T: (585) 546-1234

Airport code: ROC

Hotel Fact Sheet

Reservations

UPDATE: As of 10/1, the Hyatt Regency Rochester conference hotel is fully booked. Below, please find information about our overflow hotel.

Check-in/out

Check-in time at Hyatt Regency Rochester is 3:00pm. The check-out time is 11:00am, after which time guests will incur an additional night’s charge.

Internet Access

Complimentary wireless internet is available in overnight guestrooms and meeting rooms.

Parking

Hyatt parking for overnight guests of the hotel is discounted to $10 (1,300-spot garage). For non-overnight guests at the Hyatt, daily parking rates are between $2 and $10, depending on the number of hours. The garage is the South Avenue Garage, with entrances on both Broad Street, South Avenue and Stone Street. Find parking rates and other info here.

Valet parking is available via the Motor Court Entrance on East Main Street. Valet Charge: $17.00 per car, per night with in/out privileges.

Accessibility: The South Avenue Garage has accessible parking spaces and is connected to the skyway and the Convention Center by ramps.

Transportation to the Hyatt Regency

Transportation to and from the Rochester International Airport, trains, and bus stations is complimentary. Transportation services are available, free of charge, upon request between Rochester International Airport and Hyatt Regency Rochester. For return service to the airport, please sign up at the front desk. There is a shuttle that departs at the top of each hour for return trips.

Dining/Bars

There are restaurants, bars, and lounge areas inside the Hyatt Regency Rochester. For more information and menus, click here.

Overflow Hotel Information

Overflow Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown

155 E. Main St., Rochester, NY 14604

T: (585) 232-5000

Hotel Info and Policies

Reservations

ALTA has reserved a block of overflow rooms for November 6-11 in the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown, right next door to the Hyatt Regency Rochester. The ALTA conference block of hotel rooms in the Hilton Garden Inn will be released to the general public on the cut-off date of October 16, 2019

Online: Make reservations online (recommended) here. The group code is ALTA19. Reservations for rooms accessible to guests with disabilities may be made in the same manner. Reservations must be made on or before the book-by date of October 16, 2019. When you book at the conference hotel, a portion of the proceeds go to ALTA!

Phone: Make reservations by calling 585-232-5000. Explain that you are with ALTA and give the group code ALTA19.

Accessibility: The hotel has ADA accessible rooms, which can be viewed by reserving a room online (see above). If you have any questions or concerns, see our accessibility page or contact Program Manager Kelsi Vanada.

Rates

The hotel room rate is $164.00 regardless of the type of room (single king or two queens). Please note that there is a very limited number of double queen rooms available in the hotel. This rate is exclusive of taxes, which are 14%. 

Parking

For those staying at the Hilton Garden Inn, the parking garage is the same, at $10 per night for guests. The garage is the South Avenue Garage, with entrances on both Broad Street, South Avenue and Stone Street. Find parking rates and other info here

Valet parking is available via the Motor Court Entrance on East Main Street. Valet Charge: $15.00 per car, per night with in/out privileges.

Accessibility: The South Avenue Garage has accessible parking spaces and is connected to the skyway and the Convention Center by ramps.

Transportation to the Hilton Garden inn

Transportation to and from the Rochester International Airport, trains, and bus stations is complimentary. There is a free shuttle service from the airport to the Hilton Garden Inn. Call the hotel at 585-232-5000 to schedule your airport shuttle, which operates from 6am to 10pm. 

Travel Information: Getting to Rochester

Air Travel

Airport code: ROC. Most ALTA attendees will fly into the Greater Rochester International Airport.

Location: 5 miles northeast of the Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency.

There are many options for getting to your hotel from the airport. Most area hotels (including the Hyatt Regency) have complimentary airport shuttles available. Visit the airport’s transportation page to learn more.

There are Uber/Lyft and taxi stands at the airport. There is also an information booth on the baggage claim level of the airport which is staffed from 10am-6pm 7 days a week, in case you have any questions.

Driving from the Airport

Driving from the Greater Rochester International Airport to the Hyatt Regency:

Take 390 north to 490 east. Follow signs to Downtown, exit inner loop east (exit 13) and take St. Paul Street and turn right (which will become South Ave). Go through 3 traffic lights, then turn left on E Main Street to arrive at the hotel.

Driving from the Greater Rochester International Airport to the Convention Center:

Take 390 north to 490 east. Follow signs to Downtown, exit inner loop east (exit 13) and take St. Paul Street and turn right (which will become South Ave). Go through 4 traffic lights, after crossing Main Street turn left into the South Ave entrance to the garage. The Convention Center is connected to the garage.

Driving from other locations to the Convention Center (please note that the Hyatt Regency is across the street)

From East:

Thruway to Exit 45, 490 west to Rochester. Follow signs to DOWNTOWN. Exit Clinton Avenue. Merge to Clinton, go 3 traffic lights to Broad Street. Turn left onto Broad and after the first light, make a right into the Broad Street Entrance of the South Avenue Parking Garage. The skywalk to the Convention Center is located on level 3 of the Garage. The Convention Center is connected to the Garage.

Eastern Suburbs:

490 West to Clinton Avenue. Merge to Clinton, go 3 traffic lights to Broad Street. Turn left onto Broad and after the first light make a right into the Broad Street Entrance of the South Avenue Garage. The skywalk to the Convention Center is located on level 3 of the Garage. The Convention Center is connected to the Garage.

From West:

Thruway to Exit 47 (490 east). 490 east to DOWNTOWN. Exit inner loop east (exit 13) and take St. Paul Street and turn right (which will become South Ave). Go through 4 traffic lights, after crossing Main Street turn left into the South Ave Entrance to the garage. The Convention Center is connected to the Garage.

Webster Area:

590 south to 490 west, then follow Eastern Suburbs directions.

From Southern Tier:

390 north to Rochester. Follow signs to DOWNTOWN (390 north to 490 east). Exit inner loop east (exit 13) and take St. Paul Street and turn right (which will become South Ave). Go through 4 traffic lights, after crossing Main Street turn left into the South Ave Entrance to the garage. The Convention Center is connected to the garage.

Greece, Hamlin, Brockport & Spencerport:

390 south to 490 east. Then follow directions from West.

Car Rental at the Rochester Airport

Rental car ticket counters are located inside the Main Terminal, and rental cars are available just a few steps out the front door. Visit https://flyrst.com/transportation/rental-cars/.

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Train Travel

The Joseph A. Floreano Convention Center is half a mile from the Rochester Train Station, located at 320 Central Ave, Rochester, NY 14605. Visit the Amtrak website for more information.

Bus Travel

The Joseph A. Floreano Convention Center is half a mile from a Trailways bus station, located at 186 Cumberland St, Rochester, NY 14609. Trailways and Mega Bus both have stops in Rochester.

Transportation in Rochester

Rochester Transit Service (RTS) offers bus service throughout the City of Rochester, to all attractions, most suburbs and to all shopping malls. The cost for a single bus trip is $1.00 (50 cents for seniors over 65 during “non-peak” hours).

Customer Service = (585) 288-1700

“Where’s My Bus?” = (585) 351-2878

For specific departure information, contact RTS “Where’s My Bus” at http://wmb.rgrta.com/

The Hyatt Regency Rochester also has an Uber, Lyft, and taxi stand in front of the hotel.

Taxi Information

The key location to catch a cab in Rochester is outside the Hyatt Regency Rochester (Main Street).

Local taxi companies:

Able Taxi & Delivery (585) 663-1600

Adel Taxi (585) 663-5555

All Around Taxi (585) 328-8294

All Around Town Taxi (585) 232-2300

Associate Taxi (585) 232-3232

Checker Cab (585) 235-8888

Midtown Cab (585) 647-9999

Park Avenue Taxi Service (585) 506-2660

Yellow Cab (585) 303-2837

Maps & Travel Assistance

For travel assistance or information while in town, feel free to call Visit Rochester’s main line from Monday-Saturday at (585) 279-8300.

Find a full array of maps here: http://www.visitrochester.com/about-roc/transportation/maps/